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Wallace F. Karp

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

U.S.P.S. teacher

Wallace F. Karp, 86, of Bethlehem, died July 30, 2012, in his residence at Traditions of Hanover. Born in Newark, N.J., he was a son of the late Wallace J. and Mary (Kniffin) Karp. He was the husband of Doris (Collins) Karp for 60 years.

He earned a master's degree in technical education.

He was in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a radio operator in Newfoundland.

SouthSide

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Bike show set for Aug. 18

The inaugural Southside Bethlehem bike show will be held from 1 to 7 p.m. Aug. 18 along Third, Fourth and New streets.

The event, for Harleys, cruisers, classics and sports bikes, is presented by the Downtown Bethlehem Association SouthSide Arts District merchants. There will be prizes, a chili pepper eating contest, live entertainment, a poker walk and more.

Fifty percent of the registration fee will be given to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. To register, email lolyr@lehighvalleychamber.org or call 610-739-1273.

BAPL

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

K readiness to be held Aug. 16

The Bethlehem Area Public Library hosts a get ready for kindergarten program at 11 a.m. Aug. 16 at the Main Library, 11 W. Church St. There will be stories, activities and a film for any five-year-old resident of Bethlehem, Bethlehem Township, Fountain Hill, Hanover Township (Northampton County) and Lower Saucon Township.

Registration is not required. For information, visit www.bapl.org or call 610- 867-3761, ext. 499.

Frank J. Vandergrift Sr.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

investment broker

Frank J. Vandergrift Sr., 79, of Whitehall, formerly of Allentown, died Aug. 2, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of Marie T. (Yost) Vandergrift for 59 years.

Born in Coplay, he was the son of the late Frederick Vandergrift and Julia (Marth) Vandergrift.

A Korean war veteran, he was a corporal in the army medical service.

He was an investment broker for Janney Montgomery Scott, Allentown, retiring in 1997.

PA One Book

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Reading set for Aug. 15

The Bethlehem Area Public Library (BAPL) is participating in the Pennsylvania One Book Every Young Child initiative.

This year's selection, "Stop Snoring, Bernard," by Zachariah O'Hora, will be read on the hour throughout the day Aug. 15 at the Main Library, 11 W. Church St. The story is about a little otter whose snoring bothers the other animals. There will be crafts.

For information, visit www.bapl.org or call 610- 867-3761, ext. 499.

Hellertown-L.S

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Community Day is Aug. 18

Hellertown-Lower Saucon's 11th annual Community Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 18 at Dimmick Park. The activities will include bicycle demonstrations, entertainment, dancing, live music, a flag ceremony and a car show. At noon, local and state representatives will be recognizing Bob Zerfass and the Hellertown Royals baseball team and local businesses Bechdolt's Orchard and Klotz's Bait and Tackle Shop.