James J. McLaughlin, 82, of Macungie and formerly of Park Place, died October 20, 2012, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of Julia (Tambasco) McLaughlin. They were married for 52 years. Born in the village of Trenton he was the son of the late James and Anna (Falatovich) McLaughlin.
He was a 1947 graduate of Mahanoy Township High School and served in the Navy during the Korean Conflict.
He had been employed with and retired from AT&T Technologies, Allentown, after 30 years of service.
He was a member of St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church, Emmaus.
The Baum School of Art presents "In Memory of Adrienne Snelling," a memorial exhibition, Oct. 24 - Nov. 16, Rodale Family Gallery, honoring one of Allentown's beloved and highly respected citizens and photographers. The opening reception is 6 - 8 p.m. Oct. 24.
PRESS PHOTOS BY JIM MARSH
Western Salisbury Fire Department teaches fire prevention at Western Salisbury Elementary School.
PRESS PHOTOS BY DEBBIE GALBRAITH
The Salisbury High School Football Booster Club hosted their first car show Oct. 14 at the high school with over 100 cars registering for the chance to win trophies.
Hon. Robert W. Mader, 77, mayor of Alburtis, died suddenly, October 22, 2012, in his home. He was the husband of Shirley F. (Blank) Mader. They were married for 39 years on Oct. 13. Born in Ridgewood, N.J., he was a son of the late Robert W. Sr., and Elizabeth (Grace) Mader.
He was a member of Church of the Good Shepherd United Church of Christ, Alburtis, where he was a past consistory member.
He was a U.S. Army veteran.
He graduated from Union Springs Central School, Union Springs, N.Y., in 1952.
@Body.8 Days Header: CINEMA
@Body.8 Days Head:ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
@Body.8 Days:1210 W. Hamilton St., Allentown. 610-820-2400
"Piano Factory," 2 p.m. Oct. 27. Free
"Protektor," 2 p.m. Nov. 24. Free
"Karen Cries on the Bus," 2 p.m. Dec. 22. Free
@Body.8 Days Head:ARTSQUEST CENTER AT STEELSTACKS
@Body.8 Days:Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, First Street and Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-1300
"Arbitrage," 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24; 2, 4:15 p.m. Oct. 25
"The Perks of Being a Wallflower," 5:15 p.m. Oct. 24; 1:45, 4, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25
John J. Pavis of Newhard Pharmacy, 1001 Main St., Northampton, has received the 2012 Excellence in Innovation award.
The award, presented at the Leadership Dinner at the Hilton Scranton Hotel & Conference Center, Scranton, coordinated by the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations and sponsored by Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. honors a pharmacist who has demonstrated innovation, resulting in improved patient care and advancement of the profession.
PRESS PHOTOS BY JIM MARSH
Western Salisbury Fire Department talks about fire prevention at Woodlands Terrace.
PRESS PHOTO BY DEB BOYLAN
The Bethlehem Fine Arts Commission honored four organizations and individuals during its annual "Tribute to the Arts," Oct. 4, Payne Gallery, Moravian College, Bethlehem. Above, from left: Dave, Fry, musician-Godfrey Daniel co-founder; Dawn Ketterman-Benner, founder-professor-faculty advisor, Moravian College Dance Company; Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan; Marylou Cummings, plein-air artist-Mayor's Award recipient; and Silagh White, Director of Arts Engagement and Community Cultural Affairs, Lehigh University.
PRESS PHOTO BY CYNTHIA UNDERHILL
The cold temperatures and predicted rain Oct. 7 did not stop approximately 50 cyclists from leaving Northampton Community College on rides of 50, 68 or 103 miles. They were participating in the Lehigh Wheelman Association's 37th annual Gap Gallop Century.