Marjorie J. (Appleby) Hoier, 78, of Macungie, wife of the late Julius E. Hoier, died February 9, 2013.
She is survived by children, Eric, Christine; siblings, Phil, Elizabeth; grandchildren, Robert, Madison, Ben, Charlie.
A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Friday at New Goshenhoppen UCC, East Greenville. Arrangements were made by the Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home, East Greenville.
Harry Norman Traugott, 94, died at Fellowship Manor. He was the husband of Elizabeth Anna Grab Traugott. They were married for 63 years. Born in Rochester, N.Y., he was the son of the late John and Katie Mae Traugott.
He served in the U.S. Army 5th Air Force during World War II in the South Pacific. He was made a lieutenant by General Douglas MacArthur and then served in the reserves as a Lt. Colonel. He received the Victory Medal, Combat Medals, Unit Citation and Purple Heart.
He worked for Curtis Publishing Co. in Philadelphia and later at BMT Publishing Co. in New York.
The 30th anniversary celebration of the Lehigh Valley Chapter, Executive Women International, will be held 6 to 8:30 p.m. March 7 at the Tompkins College Center Dining Hall, Cedar Crest College, Allentown.
The local chapter donates two annual scholarships as part of its assist program to help students who have had to interrupt their education for personal or financial reasons. The chapter also conducts reading rallies at Northeast Ministries, Bethlehem, and donates Christmas gifts to underprivileged families. For information, email jniffer20@ yahoo.com.
Anthony Dee's quest to 100 wins got a lot easier as the Falcon's 126-pound wrestler earned five wins at the Falcon Wrestling Tournament on Saturday to boost his career total to 96.
Dee was named the meet's outstanding wrestler and won his weight class with four pins and a 6-4 overtime decision over Southern Huntingdon's Dison Myers in the final.
The senior wasn't the only Salisbury wrestler to post a winning record as Zach Adams won three of his five matches at 106-pounds to place fifth.
Nominations for the 85th Academy Awards have been announced.
Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2012 will be presented at 7 p.m. Feb. 24, Dolby Theatre, Hollywood and Highland Center, Los Angeles, and televised live on the ABC television network.
The person who chooses the most correct number of Oscar recipients receives a $50 Penn's Peak gift card; tickets to movies at the Roxy Theatre, Northampton, a Lehigh Valley Press prize package; and may have his or her photo appear in the Focus section.
For an Oscar Contest entry form, see Page B5.
The February meeting of the Young Musicians of the Allentown Music Club will be held at 4 p.m. Feb. 16, Jacob's Music Store, 2223 MacArthur Road, Whitehall.
A free concert will be presented.
New members are welcome. Membership is open to those ages 5 - 18.
Audition information: Emily Reyes, 610-398-0781
Submissions are now being accepted for the eighth annual award-winning Student Poetry Project.
In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, three poems will be selected in each of the Elementary, Middle School and High School categories and published in the April 24 and 25 Focus section in the Lehigh Valley Press newspapers.
The student whose poem is selected as the best poem in each category may have his or her photo published with the selected poem.
Here is the entry form for the Lehigh Valley Press Readers Pick the Oscar recipients contest for the 85th Academy Awards.
@$: 5 "Amour"
5 "Beasts of the Southern Wild"
5 "Django Unchained"
5 "Les Misérables"
5 "Life of Pi"
5 "Silver Linings Playbook"
5 "Zero Dark Thirty"
@$: 5 Michael Haneke, "Amour"
5 Benh Zeitlin, "Beasts of the Southern Wild"
5 Ang Lee, "Life of Pi"
5 Steven Spielberg, "Lincoln"
5 David O. Russell, "Silver Linings Playbook"
ST. PAUL'S ANGLICAN CHURCH
25th & Livingston Streets
Allentown, 18104 - 610-435-0712
8:40 a.m. Morning Prayer
9 a.m. Holy Communion
'28 Book of Common Prayer
9 a.m. Church School
Wed., 10 a.m. Healing Service
Rev. Joseph S. Falzone
ASSEMBLY OF GOD
ASSEMBLY OF GOD
3449 Cherryville Road
Northampton - 610-262-5645
Daniel E. Lundmark, Pastor
Sunday School - 9:30 a.m.
Sunday Worship - 10:45 a.m.
Sunday Evening - 6:00 p.m.
PRESS PHOTO BY DEB BOYLAN
Erik Kratz, above left, former Lehigh Valley IronPigs baseball player and now a Philadelphia Phillies catcher, and Kevin Frandsen, above right, former IronPigs third baseman now playing for the Phillies, were among honored guests and speakers at the Phillies Winter Banquet IronPigs Charities benefit.