Young Pennsylvanians interested in pursuing environmental careers are invited to apply by April 15 for the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources' summer residential camp.
The Exploring Careers Outdoors Camp, or ECO Camp, will introduce 20 to 25 students in grades 10 to 12 to conservation and environmental careers.
This year's camp will begin July 7, at Kirby Episcopal House and Chapel, Mountain Top, Luzerne County.
The camp is near Nescopeck State Park and about 10 miles south of Wilkes-Barre.
Samuel J. Zaro, 93, of Alliance, Neb., formerly of Macungie, died March 27, 2013. He was the husband of the late Amelia (Marino) Zaro.
A memorial Mass will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, Pennsburg. Friends may call 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. Arrangements were made by the Falk Funeral Homes & Crematory, Pennsburg.
H. Burnis "Bernie" Fellman, 92, of Wernersville, formerly of Emmaus, and N. Ft. Myers, Fla., died March 24, 2013, in the Phoebe Berks Healthcare Center, after a long battle with several illnesses. He was the husband of Reba M. (Henrie) Fellman, to whom he was married for 68 years. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Harvey B. and Jennie P. (Slifer) Fellman.
Mary O. "Merm" Meyer, 57, of Coopersburg, died March 23, 2013. She was the wife of Dennis P. Meyer. They were married for 33 years Oct. 20. Born in Fountain Hill, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Ursula (Miller) Oswald.
She was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church, Emmaus. She was a former Eucharistic Minister and was a former member of St. Vincent de Paul Society.
She was employed by Cherrydale Farms in Quakertown.
She enjoyed camping, gardening and swimming, but most of all she enjoyed spending time with her grandson Logan.
When Hector Berlioz walked into the Theatre Odéon in Paris Sept. 11, 1827, to see a performance of Shakespeare's "Hamlet," little did he know the experience would change his life.
Starring in the play was Harriet Smithson, a beautiful young actress. Berlioz, a poor, 24-year-old music student, was immediately smitten. He had found his "Ophelia."
For the next three years, he was completely infatuated with her, although during that time they never met. He wrote letters to her, but she never replied. He produced concerts to get her attention, but she never noticed.
The Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley is extending the run of two exhibitions. Originally scheduled to close on April 14, "Fabulous Flappers: Fashion from the Ellie Laubner Collection" and "Haitian Art from the Rodale Family Collection" will be open an extra week, through April 21.
"Fabulous Flappers," in the Museum's Scheller Gallery, transports visitors back in time to the fascinating decade of the 1920s with a display of approximately 150 items.
The Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley has named Michele Connelly as its executive director, announced Judith A. Savchak, chair of the board of directors.
Former interim director Elizabeth Scofield was named managing director and continues on the board of directors.
Connelly, a Greater Lehigh Valley native and graduate of Kutztown University, has more than 20 years in non-profit administration, most recently as foundation and corporate relations director at the Cancer Support Community.
Tickets are no longer available for the 7:30 p.m. April 11 address at Lafayette College, Easton, by world-renowned primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall, but the event will be televised live in Colton Chapel.
No tickets are required for the telecast. Seating is free and open to the public. Following the lecture, Goodall signs books in Kamine Gymnasium, Kirby Sports Center.
Moravian College Dance Company presents its 38th annual spring concert, 7:30 p.m. April 5, 6, Foy Concert Hall, Hurd Campus, Moravian College, Bethlehem.
The concert includes dance pieces choreographed by students, teachers and guests as the dancers showcase their skill in ballet, tap, jazz, musical theater, modern, lyrical and contemporary dance.
Under the direction of Mary Anne Gillen Hoffman, artistic director, are student choreographers Samantha Anderson '13, Caitlin Bach '13, Caitlin Benonis '13, Brooke Kuperavage '13, Christina Rocco, and Laura Shearman '13.
Drew Lewis, Board Chair for United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley (UWGLV) has announced that Susan Gilmore is resigning from her post as President and CEO, effective May 1.
David Lewis, Vice President of Resource Development, will serve as acting President.
Gilmore will stay in the Lehigh Valley with her new position as Executive Director of Community Engagement at FamilyWize, a national company partnered with more than 1,000 United Ways in the United States whose goal is to reduce the cost of prescription medicine for children, families and individuals.