Salisbury Press

Saturday, December 15, 2018
Service dog Roper greets Richard Klingensmith after he played in the July 20 special athletics softball game. Richard is active in Special Olympic softball, basketball and bowling.PRESS PHOTOS BY BEVERLY SPRINGER

THE BEN EVENT

By BEVERLY SPRINGER in Local News

Since 2010, on the third weekend of July, Macungie Memorial Park is home to The Ben Event, a celebration of the life of Ben “Hey, I know you!” Yorgey. People of all descriptions from across the Lehigh Valley unite for fun and fellowship.

...

PRESS PHOTOS BY LORETTA FENSTERMACHERBobby Gunther Walsh, NewsRadio 790 WAEB, Kathryn Frick, sales assistant at NewsRadio 790 WAEB, Roberto Gooden, technician, iHeartRadio, Dan Holzman, NewsRadio 790 WAEB, and Gunther’s granddaughters Lilah and Evelynn are under an umbrella broadcasting live from Kospia Farms, Alburtis, July 21.

KOSPIA FARMS

By LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

Kospia Farms, 2288 State St., Alburtis, held a fundraiser July 21 to benefit Animals in Distress, a nonprofit sanctuary for animals who have little or no hope elsewhere. Every animal is admitted, with Animals in Distress providing medical care,...