Salisbury Press

Friday, August 18, 2017

Former Macungie postmaster turns 104

Thursday, July 13, 2017 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in Local News

On July 3, Allen Fink celebrated his 104th birthday. His independent living facility provided the venue for his children, nieces, nephews and multiple relatives and friends to gather and wish him well.

The eldest child of Henry and Edna Fink, he was born in a tenant farmer’s house on his grandfather’s farm in Salisbury Township. The family rapidly expanded to include his brothers Martin, Myron, Edward and sister Minerva.

Living Life Well

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in Local News

Herbert Hottenstein Sr.

On March 1, 2016, after 46 plus years of service, Herbert Hottenstein Sr. relinquished the job of sexton for Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury to his son Donald. Hottenstein will turn 85 May 30.

For the past 36 years, assisted by his wife Mildred, Hottenstein also maintained the church cemetery. Together the Hottensteins created a legacy of service to others. Hottenstein sums up the family’s dedication to the church very simply. In his words, “[The church became] our second home.”

ST. ANN SCHOOL

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in Local News

Local restaurant celebrates students’ card skills with a pizza party

The students of St. Ann School in Emmaus recently partnered with BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse, located in the Hamilton Crossing Shopping Center, to bring holiday cheer to over 300 men and women on active duty in the U.S. military.

Carol Traupman-Carr, St. Ann school board member and church choir director, served as liaison and program coordinator.

BJ’s requested each student create a holiday greeting card which company representatives then distributed to various branches of the military.

Local pilot Richard Fried assesses the movie “Sully” as highly accurate

Thursday, October 27, 2016 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in Local News

The movie “Sully” focuses on a trained professional whom circumstances turn into a hero.

Chesley Burnett “Sully” Sullenberger III, a commercial pilot, faced a crisis with calm professionalism, saved the lives of those entrusted to him and endured intense unmerited criticism.

Local drummers catch the

Thursday, September 15, 2016 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in Local News

Top-notch drum and bugle corps draw talent from foreign countries as well as all 50 states. Consequently, finding three drummers from the Lehigh Valley marching with the Carolina Crown, a South Carolina based drum and bugle corps, is most unusual. This group has been consistently ranked among the top three corps throughout the 2016 season.

Nick Kochanek, of Emmaus, plays bass drum one; John Panza, also of Emmaus, handles bass three; Cody Gross, of Whitehall, performs on the snare drum.

Bethany Church joins Partners in Care

Friday, June 3, 2016 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in Local News

Bethany United Methodist Church, 3801 Brookside Road, Macungie, has become active in the Pennsylvania National Guard program Partners in Care.

As stated in a memo from Maj. Schaun C.J. Myers, Pennsylvania Army National Guard support chaplain to Bethany’s Director of Outreach Scotty Coyle, “Partners in Care...networks community faith groups with the chaplain’s office of the Pennsylvania National Guard...to provide...support to soldiers and their families who may be in need.”

Participating faith-based organizations must meet the following stipulations.