Marie T. Bauer, 83, of Emmaus, died September 16, 2012. She was the wife of the late Rowland Bauer with whom she shared 63 years of marriage. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Hugo and Teresa (Kukitz) Schultz.
She ws a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church, Emmaus and was the head cook at Harrison-Morton Middle school for 25 years.
Lehigh County is holding free "anything with a plug" recycling 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Sept. 22, Lehigh Carbon Community College, 4525 Education Park Drive, Schnecksville; Olympus Corporate Headquarters, 3500 Corporate Parkway, Center Valley; and Lowe's Home Im-provement, 1235 Martin Court, Bethlehem.
Items accepted include computers, monitors, printers, air-conditioners, computer accessories and household appliances.
The Friends of the 1803 House are looking for apple pie bakers to be part of the "A Very Merrie Halloween" event scheduled for Oct. 6.
Crust and filling must be made from scratch and apples must be the main ingredient of the pie for this contest. First, second and third place prizes will be awarded. For additional information or a registration form, contact Laura at 610-965-5037 or Lfetzer3@ptd.net.
Robert Q.C. Bechtel Sr., 83, of Whitehall, formerly of Emmaus, died peacefully September 9, 2012 in Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown, with his loving and dedicated family by his side. He was the husband of Nancy L. (Keller) Bechtel for over 59 years. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Charles and Anna (Koch) Bechtel.
He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Coplay.
He was a 1947 graduate of Allentown High School and served with the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.
Q. I'm 68-years-old and I'm tired a lot. What do you think could be causing this?
For starters, I never make a personal diagnosis. I'm not qualified. I'm a journalist, not a physician. If you have persistent fatigue, I recommend you see a doctor for a check-up.
James P. Ewell, 87, of Macungie, formerly of Allentown and Philadelphia, died September 15, 2012, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Mary (Bradley) Ewell. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late James P. and Ellen (Anderson) Ewell.
He was a graduate of Northeast High School in Philadelphia and LaSalle University, and was a district sales manager for Uniroyal Corporation for many years until retiring.
New lights have been installed at Harry S Truman Elementary School as part of Salisbury School District's Guaranteed Energy Savings Program and are expected to cut energy costs in the building by nearly 50 percent.
"If you want to be impressed walk down to Truman, go into the gymnasium, walk into the cafeteria room or walk into the library and you will notice a difference immediately," William Brackett, director of maintenance, buildings and grounds said at the Sept. 12 operations committee meeting. "It's bright and you can actually see your hands in front of your face."
Mr. Dennis Nemes was welcomed as the new Central Catholic High School principal.
Mr. Nemes takes over as principal of CCHS after spending a total of 30 years as the principal of Northwestern Lehigh High School. He comes to Central with a great amount of enthusiasm and excitement for this upcoming school year.
Ruth G. Yutz, 92, died September 11, 2012, of natural causes in Covington, Ga. She was the wife of the late Harold F. Yutz. She previously resided in Emmaus and Allentown, before moving to Social Circle, Ga., in 2005 to reside with her son. Born in Reading, she was the daughter of the late Mary (Goheen) Miller and Raymond Goheen.
She was a 1938 graduate of Emmaus High School and 1942 graduate of the Allentown Hospital School of Nursing.
Approximately 200 supporters showed up at the Lehigh Parkway near the steel bridge to run or walk the 5K course in support of the Catherine Boulay Foundation and the Dr. David Prager Lehigh Valley Health Network patient assistance fund Sept. 15.
The Catherine Boulay Foundation was formed by Dr. Richard Boulay M.D, in 2007 to honor his grandmother, who passed away from colon cancer when he was young. Boulay is chief of gynecologic oncology at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest.