Northwestern Press

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Parkland Library enters Jan Brett competition

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Parkland Community Library, South Whitehall Township, is currently No. 52 in a nationwide competition to have a free visit with classic children’s author and illustrator Jan Brett.

More than 23,000 entries have been received nationally for the competition.

“I think it’s a lifetime opportunity to meet such a famous author and illustrator,” said Carly Simon, marketing coordinator with the Parkland Community Library. “Entering this contest means a lot for our library to give this literacy experience to our community’s youngest readers.”

Lecture, lunch

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Women voters

The League of Women Voters of Lehigh County will present “Effect of Development on Our Bird Populations” at 11:30 a.m. March 12 at Superior Restaurant, Emmaus.

Daniel Klem, Jr. Ph.D., Sarkis Acopian Professor of Ornithology and Conservation Biology, Muhlenberg College, will speak about how “up to a billion birds are killed each year, more than pesticides and oils spills” and what you can do about it.

There is a fee for the buffet luncheon payable at the door or listen to speaker without lunch.

Phyllis Tarricone

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

affiliated with St. Joseph the Worker Church

Phyllis Tarricone, 69, of Palmer Township, died Feb. 27, 2018, in St. Luke’s Hospice House, Lower Saucon Township.

She and her husband, Christopher C. Tarricone, celebrated their 47th anniversary.

Born in Rochester N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Indiano) Aloisio.

An accountant for 45 years, she was previously employed by Herder-Tarricone Associates.

Affiliated with St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Orefield, she was devoted to her children and grandchildren and was affectionately called “Mama.”

Deloris G. Kline

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church

Deloris G. Kline, 83, of Allentown, died Feb. 24, 2018.

Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Raymond Hartzell and Geraldine (Trapp) Romanchuk.

A member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Breinigsville, she was a member of the Women of the ELCA at the church.

She was a diet clerk for Sodexo at Cedarbrook nursing home before retiring.

Accepting poster

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Dental assoc.

Third-graders across Pennsylvania will combine oral health education and creativity this February during the Pennsylvania Dental Association’s annual poster contest in celebration of National Children’s Dental Health Month.

Those who participate in PDA’s poster contest will have a chance at winning several different prizes.

Three statewide winners will be selected from the entries.

The first-place winner will be awarded $500.

In addition, the first-place winner’s school and teacher will each receive a $250 prize.

David G. Christman

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

truck driver

David G. Christman, 75, of Shinglehouse, Potter County, formerly of Slatington, died Feb. 19, 2018, at the home of his son, Scott, in Germansville.

Born May 3, 1942, in Allentown, he was the son of the late George A. and Miriam A. (Bachman) Christman.

A truck driver for Roadway Express for 37 years, he retired in 2000.

He was a member of the Diamond Fire Co. No. 1, Goodwill Fire Company Germansville, Lynnport Fire Company and Emerald Fire Company.