Edna M. Kohler, 95, formerly of Zionsville, died August 18, 2012, in Frederick Living, Montgomery County. She was the wife of the late Adolf Kohler who died in 1992. Born in Macungie, she was a daughter of the late Frederick and Jennie (Frey) Kistler.
He is survived by a son, Robert and his wife Mary Ann, of Pennsburg; sister, Alma Gannon; five grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a daughter Doreen Sautter in 1962.
Animals are available for adoption at the Center for Animal Health & Welfare no-kill shelter, 1165 Island Park Road, Easton. The shelter is working to end pet overpopulation by running a clinic so animals can be spayed or neutered before they go home. For more information, call 610-252-7722 or visit www.healthyanimalcenter.org.
Marnelle G. Robinson, 68, of Macungie, died August 12, 2012, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Sharon, she was the daughter of Elizabeth Johnson and the late Robert Doster.
She is survived by her mother; son, Joseph "Todd" Doster, brother, Robert Doster; grandchildren, Kayla and Noah Doster and extended family and friends.
Arrangements were made by the Irwin M. Judd Funeral Home, Allentown.
Kara Mercado, 33, of Emmaus, was arrested for DUI on S. 8th Street, Emmaus, 12:43 a.m. July 28. Mercado was allegedly under the influence during a traffic stop.
Alexander Smith, 23, of Allentown, was arrested for DUI on State Route 222 northbound at Krocks Road, Lower Macungie Township, 2:18 a.m. Aug. 10. Smith was stopped for a traffic violation and was allegedly found to be under the influence of alcohol.
A resident in the 400 block of East Rock Road reported the receipt of an All American Clearing House check July 27. The check was issued to her so she could pay the duty tax on her winnings. MoneyGram flagged the check and stopped the transaction.
High school and young adulthood in general is filled with tribulations and hardships, with some problems being more serious than others. Issues such as teasing and bullying have proved to be more prevalent in the lives of today's teenagers. Relationship issues are also common among young adults. But what happens when the bully is a boyfriend or girlfriend?
What happens when ignoring the problem is dangerous, and "just walking away" is just too painful?
The "Pennsylvania Civil War 150 Road Show," a 53-foot modified tractor-trailer transformed into a travelling museum, visits the Great Allentown Fair Aug. 28 - Sept. 3.
The museum will be manned and managed by staff and volunteers of the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum.
"We are excited to be a part of this extraordinary event. The Great Allentown Fair is one of the best and largest fairs in the country," Joseph Garrera, Executive Director of the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, said.
John M. Haring, 63, of Allentown, died August 9, 2012, in his home. He was the husband of Carol A. (Heinly) Haring. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Roy and Wilma (Sattler) Haring.
He was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, Allentown. There he was active in the music department, playing trumpet.
He owned and operated J. Haring Electric since 1979.
He was previously a member of the Woodlawn Volunteer Fire Company.
He honorably served his country in the Marines during Vietnam from 1967 to 1971.
Thomas M. Dreisbach, 58, of Allentown, formerly of Salisbury Township, died August 4, 2012. He was the husband of Sherry M. (Daubert) Dreisbach. They were married 32 years on Feb. 24, 2012. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Lester M. and Julia E. (Whitemaine) Dreisbach.
He was a maintenance man for the Allentown Housing Authority for over 25 years and was a member of Teamsters Local #173.
Boy Scout Troop 146, their families and leaders, gather together at Franko Farm Aug. 19 for their annual picnic.