Northwestern Press

Monday, September 23, 2019

Adrienne E. Mauro

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Ann Roman Catholic Church

Adrienne E. Mauro, 76, of Lower Macungie Township, died Sept. 6, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital Inpatient Hospice Unit, 17th and Chew streets, Allentown.

The loving wife of Robert D. Mauro, the couple was married 50 years on Aug. 24.

Born Sept. 9, 1942, in New Brunswick, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Joseph P. and Athena “Thelma” (Lionikis) Maiorano.

A graduate of The College of New Jersey, she taught typing, shorthand and other business subjects at two New Jersey high schools before retiring to raise her children.

Leo W. Rowley

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

owned computer business

Leo W. Rowley, MD, 81, of New Tripoli, formerly of Las Vegas, Nev., died Aug. 28, 2019, in Cornerstone Living, Weisenberg Township.

He was the husband of the late Annalee Elman-Rowley, who died in December 2017.

Born in Indiana, he was the son of the late Orville and Florence (Twines) Rowley.

He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from 1954-56.

He practiced medicine as a family doctor for several years before opening his own computer business with his late wife in California.

VIN etching on Sept. 17

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


AAA East Central is partnering with the Lehigh County Auto Theft Task Force to host a free vehicle identification number etching event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 17 at AAA East Central, 2072 Downyflake Lane, Allentown.

AAA members and the general public can receive the VIN etching on their vehicle windows to make them a less likely target for car theft.

Thieves generally avoid VIN-etched vehicles as all of the glass must be stripped and replaced before the vehicle can be unloaded or resold.

Shirley E. Raubenhold

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Ziegels Lutheran Church

Shirley E. Raubenhold, 84, of Allentown, died Sept. 9, 2019, in Cedarbrook Senior Care and Rehabilitation.

She was the wife of the late Albert “Phil” R. Raubenhold.

Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Samuel W. and Myrtle (Steager) Barto.

A member of Ziegels Lutheran Church, Breinigsville, and of the former St. James Lutheran Church, Allentown, she was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star New Temple Chapter.

She was employed at the former Jewelcor and Penn Supply before retiring.

Ruth A. Schraden

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Jordan UCC

Ruth A. Schraden, 84, of Emmaus, formerly of South Whitehall Township, died Aug. 30, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

Born Dec. 17, 1934, in South Whitehall Township, she was daughter of the late Harold C. and Goldie L. (Werley) Schraden.

She was a bookkeeper at the former Hubco Ford, the former Lehigh Valley Dairy and the former Shoemaker Garage before retiring.

Active in the life of her church, she was a member of Jordan United Church of Christ, South Whitehall, where she taught Sunday School and sang with the choir for 50 years.

Car seat checks

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


The Allentown Health Bureau and its partner agencies will conduct two car seat check events in the city next week as part of National Child Passenger Safety Week, which runs from Sept. 15-21.

The first car seat check will be held 9 a.m. – noon Sept. 19 at Cedar Beach Park Parking Lot, 2600 Parkway Blvd, Allentown.

For appointments, call 610-402-2733.

The second safety check will take place 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 21 at Lehigh Valley Pediatrics, 401 N 17th St, Allentown.

For appointments at this safety check, call 484-523-5254.

LVHN, Rodale Institute partner for ‘Mobile Market’ program

Saturday, September 7, 2019 by The Press in Business Showcase

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) has announced a partnership with Rodale Institute’s “Mobile Market” to assist in their initiative to increase access to healthy food in the greater Lehigh Valley.

The “Mobile Market” kicks off its LVHN tour, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 5, Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest. While at LVH-Cedar Crest, people can view live cooking demonstrations from noon-1 p.m.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, September 6, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit

Wednesday, September 4: Marinated turkey cutlet, rosemary red potatoes, red beets, wheat bread w/-margarine, citrus breeze.

Thursday, September 5: Cranberry juice, pot roast sandwich, sour cream cucumber salad, fresh strawberries.

Friday, September 6: Macaroni and cheese w/ bacon and tomatoes, wax beans, baby kale and spinach salad w/ Ranch dressing, wheat bread w /margarine, blushed pears.

Vivaldi Project concert

Friday, September 6, 2019 by The Press in Focus


The Vivaldi Project performs, 4 p.m. Sept. 8, Old Chapel, Central Moravian Church, Main and Church streets, Bethlehem. Doors open at 3:30 p.m.

Members of the Vivaldi Project are Elizabeth Field, violin; Allison Edberg Nyquist, violin and viola, and Stephanie Vial, cello.

The “Chamber Music in the Chapel Series” program includes string trio works found only in the Moravian Archives: “Trio in B-flat minor,” by Johann Ignaz Klauseck (c. 1720 - c. 1775) and “Trio in C Major,” by Leopold Hofmann (1738-1793).