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Football scholar athletes named

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 by The Press in Sports

The Lehigh Valley Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame is having the Football Scholar Athlete Banquet on Sunday, March 3, at 4:30 p.m. at the Northampton Community Center.

The speaker this year is Penn State coach Bill O'Brien. Tickets are $30. Contact Herb Barrall at 484-515-6530.

The following are this year's nominees:



Allen - Zakary Joseph Dakes


Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Local students take Scholastic honors

The Alliance for Young Artists and Writers has named students from several area schools as winners of the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.

The Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts writing awards included James DuChateau: Silver Key; Brian Ehst: Honorable Mention; Amanda Hodes: Silver Key; Gina Lerman: Gold Key and Honorable Mention; Aria Sivik: Gold Key; and Kristine Olsen: Gold Key.

READYPA: Web page offers safety tips

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

There is a toll-free line,1-888-9-READYPA (1-888-973-2397), as part of ReadyPA, a public outreach campaign that includes a website to educate residents about the importance of making emergency kits and family emergency plans.

Home and car emergency kit checklists and emergency plan templates, are at and by calling 1-888-9-READYPA.

ELECTION 2013: Reibman seeks NorCo Council seat

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Glenn Reibman, a former county council member and executive, announced he is candidacy to once again fill that role Feb. 19.

Reibman, a Democrat, was first elected county executive in 1990 and served two terms before joining county council, in which he served eight terms, six of which as president.

He said in a statement he is excited about continuing to serve and finish the work he began in 1990.

Robert A. Loch, woodworker

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Robert A. Loch, 50, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 13, 2013, at home. Born in Buffalo, N.Y., he was a son of the late Norman and Elizabeth (Gubb) Loch.

He was a graduate of Easton HS, where he attended Vo-Tech School in the woodworking program.

He worked for Eisenhardt Mills for 20 years. He was an independent custom woodworker and craftsman.

He volunteered with the Trinity Episcopal Church soup kitchen.

PennDOT: Applications due by Feb. 22

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is accepting applications for May through August employment for students and government service interns. Applicants must have a valid Pennsylvania driver's licenses, must be 18 years old and must be enrolled in in college for the fall 2013 semester. Submissions must be received by the close of the business day on Feb. 22.

David N. Klinger, OLPH Church former member

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

David N. Klinger, 70, of Dade City, Fla., and formerly of Bethlehem, died Jan.19, 2013. Born in Fountain Hill, he was a son of the late Floyd N. and Kathryn (Repsher) Klinger. He was the husband of Susan (Carrington) Klinger for 46 years.

He was a 1959 Central Catholic High School graduate.

He was in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves.

He retired from the Bethlehem Steel after 26 years. He then worked at Brown Daub of the Lehigh Valley until he retired.

He was a former member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Bethlehem.

Peter Angstadt, BAPL volunteer

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Peter Angstadt, 86, of Bethlehem, died Jan.19, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospital - Anderson Campus. Born in Albany, N.Y., he was the son of the late Marion and Beatrice (Oliver) Angstadt. He was the husband of the late Kathleen (Dwyer) Angstadt.

He was in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He worked at the former Bethlehem steel for 31 years until he retired in 1983.

He attended St. Matthew's Lutheran Church.

He volunteered for the Bethlehem Area Public Library book sales and the New Bethany Ministries meal kitchen.

EWI : 30th anniversary set for March 7

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

The 30th anniversary celebration of the Lehigh Valley Chapter, Executive Women International, will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. March 7 at the Tompkins College Center Dining Hall, Cedar Crest College, Allentown.

The local chapter donates two annual scholarships as part of its assist program to help students who have had to interrupt their education for personal or financial reasons. The chapter also conducts reading rallies at Northeast Ministries, Bethlehem, and donates Christmas gifts to under privileged families. For information, email