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Donald R. Byington Sr.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Grace Lutheran Church member

Donald R. Byington Sr., 88, of Bethlehem, died Sept. 28, 2012, at the Hospice House of the VNA of St. Luke's, Bethlehem. Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Rollin and Elizabeth J. (Knipe) Byington. He was the husband of the late Dorothy M. Brobst.

He was a 1943 Liberty HS graduate.

He was with the aviation engineers in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He worked for Lehigh University in the bookstore clothing department, retiring after 27 years. Prior to that, he worked for the Linden Street Esso Service Center and Ference Cheese Shop.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by The Press in Sports

Colin McDermott of Central Catholic rushed for 373 yards against Northampton to break his own school record of 279 yards he set in his sophomore year against Clearfield. McDermott also joins the 4,000 yard rushing club with his 4,022 yards, good enough for 19th place all-time in the area. His 6 TDs in the game falls one short of the school record held jointly by Komlan Lonergan and Rob Hauke. He is now tied with Chuck Dibilio of Nazareth for 20th place all-time in the area with 57 career TDs.

STEELWORKERS: Art of Steel now to Oct. 26

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The Art of Steel, presented by the Steelworkers' Archives, opened Oct. 7 in the City Hall Rotunda, 10 E. Church St. The free exhibit is from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday through Oct. 26.

Collections and individual works being shown are by the Steelworkers' Archives, Theo Anderson, Scott Krycia, Edward A. Leskin, Michael F. Vetrosky and Bruce J. Ward. Call 610-861-0600 or visit

CITY : Yard, electronics recycling this week

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Bethlehem Recycling Bureau will collect yard waste from Oct. 8 to 12. Materials will be collected the same day of the week as a customer's recycling is collected, but on the opposite week of recycling collection. Materials must be placed curbside the night before collection day. All items must be placed in brown paper bags or rigid containers of less than 70 lbs. or bundled with string. Accepted materials are leaves, small brush, hedge and shrub trimmings and Christmas trees free of tinsel, decorations and lights.

OUTDOOR FILMS : Next series event set for Oct. 27

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The second in the season series of Outdoor Film Adventures will be held at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Pennsylvania Playhouse, 390 Illick's Mill Road. "Tanzanian Safari" will be presented by Bob DeLoss.

The next program will be "Vietnam, Cambodia and Cruising the Mekong Delta" with Clint Denn on Nov. 17. No reservations are needed; tickets are available at the door. For more information, send a post card with name, address, phone and email to John Cornish, 1424-C Catasauqua Road, 18017, or call 610-730-8451.

Kimberly Ann Beatty

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

sales manager

Kimberly Ann Beatty, 47, of Bethlehem, died Sept. 14, 2012, while in the care of the Cancer Treatment Center of America, Philadelphia. She was born in Missouri. She was the companion of Steve deMello.

She earned a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Illinois.

She worked for the Electric Power Research Institute and then for Neuco Inc. software development company where she was the national sales manager.

She was of the Lutheran faith.