Dr. William M. Baringer, 82, of Macungie, died February 12, 2013, in Lehigh Center. He was the husband of Barbara A. (Dissinger) Baringer, with whom he celebrated 45 years of marriage. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late William G. and Delma (Mengel) Baringer.
He was a graduate of Allentown High School, Muhlenberg College, Temple Dental School, and received his orthodontic degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
He was an orthodontist for many years in Allentown and Emmaus.
He was a member of Emmaus Moravian Church.
PRESS PHOTO BY EMILY THIEL
DevonHouse Senior Living residents are in the loving spirit Valentine's Day while raising money with candy sales to donate to a local animal shelter. Luella Kistler, of Schnecksville, and Betty Haas, of Limeport, work the holiday themed table to raise donations for animals in need.
Harry S Truman Elementary School will hold its kindergarten registration Feb. 28 and is asking eastern Salisbury residents to alert new neighbors with children to this date. Registration will be offered 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Children who will be 5 years of age by Aug. 31 are eligible to attend kindergarten in September. The law requires a child's birth certificate and immunization be presented when registering.
Lehigh County Aging and Adult Services is accepting nominations for Unsung Heroes.
To celebrate older American's month, the Lehigh County Office of Aging and Adult Services will recognize Lehigh County residents, 60 years of age or older, who have displayed exceptional generosity with their time and talent to enhance the lives of others and their community.
The Unsung Hero finalists will be honored at a special awards ceremony 1 p.m. May 15 at the Lehigh County Government Center, 17th S. 7th St., Allentown.
Louise E. Frank, 84, formerly of Allentown, died February 13, 2013, in Fellowship Manor, Whitehall. She was the wife of the late Richard P. Frank who died May 13, 1999. Born in Emmaus, she was the daughter of the late James E. and Edna B. (Hensel) Knittle.
She was a retired office worker for the Allentown School District and the former Hoch Contracting Co. of Allentown.
She is survived by cousins, David L. Strohecker, Lois Strauss and Grace Mealy.
Contributions may be made to your favorite animal charity.
Jonathan P. Laubach, 50, of Macungie, died unexpectedly February 11, 2013. He was the husband of Gretchen Laubach. They were married for 26 years. He was the son of Donald "Mike" and Doris "Pat" Laubach, of Forks Township.
He was a graduate of Easton High School, Class of 1980 and Susquehanna University, Class of 1984. He worked in the advertising field for many years.
Western Salisbury Elementary School will hold registration 9:30 a.m. Feb. 27 for students enrolling in kindergarten for the 2013-2014 school year. Registration will be held in the gymnasium at Western Salisbury Elementary, 3201 Devonshire Road, Allentown. The registration process will take approximately 1-1/2 hours and children are not required to attend.
Eligible candidates must be five years of age on or before Aug. 31.
Bring a copy of the child's immunizations, two proofs of residency and an original birth certificate.
PRESS PHOTO BY C. RICHARD CHARTRAND
Haroula Barbounis has earned the Ultimate Fact Champ award for the month of February at Western Salisbury Elementary School. Barbounis received the award for most improved and mad minuter.
High school seniors can now apply for a Pennsylvania House of Representatives scholarship to help cover the costs of higher education.
Each year, two students preparing for post-secondary education are awarded four-year scholarships. Representative Justin Simmons, R-131, said the program is privately funded by individual and corporate donors. He said no tax or other public funds are used.