Northwestern Press

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Benefit concert Oct. 8 for Steven Wasser

Thursday, October 5, 2017 by The Press in Local News

Friedens Lutheran Church, 9727 Red Road, Stony Run, Kempton, will host a benefit concert for Steven Wasser at 2 p.m. Oct. 8.

Pastor David Reinwald from Kissinger’s Church, Wyomissing, and other members of his Rocky Mountain Band will perform the rich and majestic music of the beloved John Denver, Elvis and others.

The concert is to benefit Wasser, the 34-year-old sexton of Friedens Lutheran Church.

Wasser had a major stroke in July and has been hospitalized and in rehabilitation since then.

lunch menus

Thursday, October 5, 2017 by The Press in School

Thursday, Oct. 5: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Mozzarella sticks, marinara sauce, steamed corn, side salad, chilled fruit, oranges, milk, salad

Friday, Oct. 8: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Cheese pizza, sliced cucumbers, baby carrots, fresh fruit, chilled pears, milk.

Monday, Oct. 9: School closed. Teacher in-service.

Tuesday, Oct. 10: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Hot dog on bun, baked beans, steamed corn, baby carrots, fresh fruit, chilled peaches, milk, salad.

Youth cupcake contest features fall flavors

Thursday, October 5, 2017 by The Press in Local News

Carrot Cupcakes

2-1/2 cups of King Arthur Flour

2 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. salt

1-1/2 tsp. baking soda

2 tsp. cinnamon

2 cups sugar

1-1/2 cups oil

4 eggs

2 cups grated carrots

1 16 oz. can crushed pineapple in heavy syrup, drained

1/2 cup chopped walnuts

3/4 cup chopped Angel flake coconut

Combine all ingredients and mix well. Bake at 350º for about 15-20 minutes until done.

Cream Cheese Butter Cream Icing:

4 Tbsp. flour

1 cup milk

1 cup sugar

3-1/2 tsp. cream cheese extract

Frank T. Smolinsky

Thursday, October 5, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

self-employed carpenter

Frank T. Smolinsky, 74, of Kutztown, died Sept. 29, 2017, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He and his wife Dorothy E. (Keyso) Smolinsky were married 53 years in June.

Born in Pottsville, he was the son of the late Michael and Elizabeth Smolinsky.

He was a self-employed carpenter in Bucks County and around the Lehigh Valley.

He was a member of St. Mary’s Church, Kutztown.

A devoted husband and father, he especially loved spending time with his grandchildren.

New group being offered

Thursday, October 5, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Asbury

Asbury United Methodist Church, 1533 Springhouse Road, South Whitehall, is hosting a small group called, Starting Point, led by Pastor Eric Yeakel from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays for eight weeks. The group started Sept. 28.

Starting Point is for those with questions about faith and those who want to learn more about the Bible and Christianity.

To register, email info@asburylv.org.

For more information, visit asburylv.org or call 610-398-2577.

Kenneth Eugene Gorsuch

Thursday, October 5, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Ebenezer UCC

Kenneth Eugene Gorsuch, 82, of Kempton, died Sept. 30, 2017, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He and his wife Ida Catherine (Wiltraut) Gorsuch were married 56 years last July 30.

Born April 10, 1935, in Westerville, Ohio, he was the son of the late Arthur and Kathryn (Fontainelle) Gorsuch.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during a peacetime era.

He was a sales representative at Testor’s Corp.

He was a faithful member of Ebenezer United Church of Christ, New Tripoli.

Clair D. Hunsberger

Thursday, October 5, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church

Clair D. Hunsberger, 86, of Fullerton, Whitehall Township, died suddenly Sept. 27, 2017, in Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown, surrounded by his loving and dedicated family.

He and his wife Louise M. “Mary Lou” (Zondlo) Hunsberger were married 55 years at the time of her death in 2010.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Franklin and Pearl (Diehl) Hunsberger.

A devoted member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church, he was a longtime member of the Golden Agers.

Michael R. Fisher

Thursday, October 5, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

maintenance mechanic for Coca-Cola

Michael R. Fisher, 63, died Sept. 25, 2017, at home.

Born in Phillipsburg, N.J., he was a son of the late Richard L. and Phillis Fisher.

He was a maintenance mechanic for Coca-Cola Company, Upper Macungie Township.

His survivors include a daughter Stephanie Heisel and husband, Jake, of Pennsauken, N.J.; son Christopher; brothers Mark of Houston, Texas, and William Lifer of New Jersey; and granddaughter Lilith.

Condolences may be offered to the family at kellerfuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements were made by Keller Funeral Homes Inc., Fogelsville.

Rep. Day having senior fairs

Thursday, October 5, 2017 by The Press in Local News

State Rep. Gary Day, R-187th, invites senior citizens age 55 and older, family members and caregivers to learn more about services and programs available to them at two upcoming senior fairs.

The first is Day’s annual Senior Fair 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Kutztown Fire Company, 310 Noble St., Kutztown.

In addition to information tables and representatives from local, state and federal governments, and private agencies, the event will include door prizes and free refreshments.