Michael John Proch, 76, of Emmaus, died May 5, 2013, in Liberty Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Allentown. He was the husband of Diane L. (Roy) Proch. They would have celebrated 29 years of marriage May 18. Born in the Ukraine, he was the son of the late Osyp and Agnieszka Proc.
He was a veteran in the U.S. Army during peacetime.
He was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church, Emmaus.
The Verizon Telecom Pioneers monthly meeting and lunch, 11:30 a.m. at the Old Country Buffet, Whitehall Mall. Bring a non-perishable food item for the food bank. For questions, call 610-395-0505.
The Allentown Fair is seeking contestants for the 2013 Fair Queen Contest in August.
Contestants should be between the ages of 16 and 20 and must reside in Lehigh, Berks or Northampton counties.
The Fair Queen will receive a $1,000 scholarship. She will participate in the Pennsylvania State Fair Queen Contest, where she will have the opportunity to win a $2,000 scholarship.
For information, contact email@example.com.
Randy L. Holtzhafer Sr., 50, of Trexlertown, died April 29, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Carol A. (Arnold) Holtzhafer. They would have been married 25 years in May. Born in Allentown, he was the son of Kenneth P. and Jeanette Ann (Kehm) Holtzhafer of Allentown.
He was employed as a truck driver for ATAS International for 20 years.
He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Fogelsville.
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The Friends of the Emmaus Public Library book sale was held April 27 at Lower Macungie Middle School.
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Walk Now for Autism Speaks 2013 was held recently at Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom.
As we approach the May 21 primary election, the East Penn Press and the Salisbury Press, in the interest of fairness, has halted the publication of columns by local government officials and letters to the editor submitted by those running for office.
The last week for publication of columns by local government officials was the April 24 edition.
We will, of course, continue to cover the local races, in news stories generated by our own reporters.
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Students at Salisbury Middle School hold a pet drive for the Humane Society.
Local members of the National Association of Letter Carriers will Stamp Out Hunger May 11, by collecting non-perishable food donations from their regular postal routes and delivering them to Second Harvest Food Bank of Lehigh Valley and Northeast Pennsylvania for distribution to agencies serving area families in need in six counties. Letter carriers will be aided by volunteers from Teamsters Local #773, the Rutgers Alumni Club of the Lehigh Valley and the Northampton County Probation Department for this one day food drive event.
Salisbury Township is running a bus trip to Atlantic City, N.J. Sunday, June 9. The ticket price includes transportation, a one hour Back Bay Cruise, followed by a lunch buffet at the Resorts Casino where you will also get a coin package for slot play. Shopping and the enjoyment of the Atlantic City Boardwalk is on your own. The non-refundable ticket price is payable by cash, check or money order and payment is due at the time of registration. Register at the Salisbury Township Municipal Building, 2900 S. Pike Avenue, Allentown, 18103 by May 9.