The 2019 Freddy Awards recipients were announced May 23 during the 17th annual live ceremony from the State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton, broadcast on WFMZ Channel 69 and wfmz.com.
The awards telecast will be rebroadcast at 7 p.m. June 1 on WFMZ-TV.
Here is the list of award recipients and scholarship and community awards recipients:
Easton Area High School, “Oklahoma!”
Bangor Area High School, “Mamma Mia!”
Moravian Academy, ”The Boy Friend”
Male Ensemble Member
LV HERITAGE MUSEUM:
Major Nathan Kline (USAF-Ret), a WWII Bombardier-Navigator, will speak at 1 p.m. June 1, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the World War II Allied invasion of Normandy on D-Day.
“This is a unique opportunity for the public to hear a survivor from an era of history which is rapidly slipping away,” said Joseph Garrera, Executive Director, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum. “He [Kline] lived history and has fascinating true-life stories to tell.”
Memorializing Memorial Day: Bill Johnson, above, portrays Bob Hope in the “USO Bob Hope Tribute Show,” one of the many events at The Great Pennsylvania Music & Arts Celebration, May 25, 26 and 27, Allentown Fairgrounds, 17th and Chew and Liberty streets, Allentown. The second annual event, sponsored by Pennsylvania’s Music Preservation Society, includes rock ‘n’ roll, polka, folk, bluegrass, Celtic and Latino music.
Cedar Crest College, 100 College Drive, Allentown
4 p.m. - 10 p.m. May 24; Noon - 10 p.m. May 25 - 26. Free admission. Free parking
Anthony Cubbage, 4 - 5 p.m.
Stefanie Johnson featuring Mike Anthus, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Philadelphia Funk Authority, 7 - 10 p.m.
Allentown School District, 3:45 - 4:30 p.m.
Allentown Music Scene, 4:45 - 5:30 p.m.
Tap Ties, 5:45 - 6:45 p.m.
Old Town Wake, 7 - 8 p.m.
Brian Dean Moore Band, noon - 1:30 p.m.
Martha L. Maletz (née Leedle), 96, founder of the Community Music School of the Lehigh Valley died peacefully at her residence March 22, 2019. She was the wife of the late Joseph Maletz. She and her husband shared a love of music which continued through their 58 years of marriage. She played the piano and he played the violin.
For many years, she offered private piano lessons in her home in Philadelphia and Allentown.
Milagros “Millie” A. Fingerman, 73, of Macungie, died May 14, 2019, at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy. She was the wife of the late Louis Fingerman, who died in 2012.
Born in San Sebastian, Puerto Rico, she was a daughter of the late John Martin and Generosa (Cardona) Gerena.
She was a member of St. Ann Church, Emmaus.
She worked for John Wanamaker’s and various credit unions before retiring.
She enjoyed her family, her dogs, crocheting and the arts.
David W. Price, 58, of Macungie, died May 15, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Nic Chan. They had been together for over 25 years. Born in Pittsburgh, he was a son of Dorothy P. (Mudron) Lee, of West Mifflin and the late William J. Price.
He retired in 2014 as the vice president for the Asian Operations of Air Products and Chemicals. He was currently a personal trainer in the Lehigh Valley area.
He loved to travel. He enjoyed cooking, music, movies, studying nutrition and foreign languages.
Mae E. Foster, 89, of Emmaus, died May 15, 2019, in her home. She was the wife of the late Roy W. Foster, who died Oct. 25, 2009. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Irwin J. and Elsie R. (Rayden) Welliver.
She was a waitress for Moore’s Diner, Allentown.
She is survived by daughters, Susan and her husband, Armand, Debra and her husband, James Druckenmiller; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a daughter, Donna and five siblings.
Contributions may be made to AseraCare Hospice, 7660 Imperial Way, Suite 410, Allentown, 18195.