William B. Noe, 92, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 22, 2013, at St. Luke's Hospital. Born in Hellertown, he was a son of the late John and Anna (Hancz) Noe. He was the husband of the late Veronica A. (Gumlock) Noe.
He was in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.
He was an electric furnace melting first helper at the Bethlehem Steel Corporation. He retired in 1980 after 39 years of service.
He was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bethlehem Township.
He made pysanky eggs.
Wednesday, February 20
Northampton Co. Council, 6:30 p.m., 669 Washington St., Easton.
Hellertown Borough zoning meeting, 6:30 p.m., 685 Main St.
Fountain Hill Council work session, 7 p.m., 941 Long St.
Monday, February 25
Northampton Co. Authority, 5:30 p.m. Courthouse, 669 Washington St., Easton.
BASD regular board, 7 p.m., East Hills MS auditorium, 2005 Chester Road.
Historic Conservation Commission– change of date for this month only, 7 p.m., Banana Factory, 25 E. Third St.
Tuesday, February 26
There will be a Dine 2 Donate from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and a Celebrity Bartender Night from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 28 at Starter's Clubhouse Grille, 400 Illicks Mill Road. The event will benefit the Freedom HS softball booster club.
For information, and for a flyer which must be presented at the event on order for the school to receive credit, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Helen "Nana" Slivka, 95, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 26, 2013, at home. Born in Olyphant, she was a daughter of the late Wasyl and Tessie (Cucura) Tarby. She was the wife of the late Michael T. Slivka.
She was a 1935 graduate of Olyphant High School.
She worked on the assembly line at Burron Medical for 27 years. She retired in 2005 from Queens Nutritional Products after 16 years as a packer.
She was a parishioner of Notre Dame of Bethlehem Catholic Church.
Wednesday, February 20
Salvation Army's Women's Ministries, drop in center, 9:30 to 11 a.m., 521 Pembroke Road. Call 610-867-4681.
Thursday, Feb. 21
Salvation Army's Women's Ministries Valentine's party, 10:45 a.m., 521 Pembroke Road. Call 610-867-4681.
Friday, February 22
University Parish of Holy Ghost R.C. Church fish dinner, 4:30 to 7 p.m. eat in or take out. 417 Carlton Ave., For take out, call 610-691-0210 between 1 and 4 p.m. today.
Saturday, February 23
Family members: I have two older brothers and one younger brother.
Favorite subject: Music theory and band; music enthralls me and I hope to make it a future career.
Activities: I am active in band, choir and peer listening.
Next steps: After high school I wish to attend college for music.
Career goals: I wish to privately teach music while owning a music store.
Heroes: Mr. Thomas Mayfield; he has inspired me to think creatively.
Eight local residents graduated from Wilkes University in Dec. 2012. The graduates and their degrees are Ahmad Abunabah, master's degree in business administration; Keith Brotzman, Master of Science degree in education; Ruth Camuse, Master of Science degree in education; Amanda Dennis, Master of Science in education; Jennifer Majewski, Master of Science in education; Andrew Peartree, Master of Science in education; Kelly Salvaterra, Master of Science in education; Kristin Susens, Master of Science in education.
Luis I. Torres, 94, died Jan. 15, 2013. Born in Aibonito, Puerto Rico, he was a son of the late Geraldo and Luisa (Colon) Benetiz. He was the husband of the late Margarita Torres de Ortiz for 72 years.
He worked in the beam yard for the Bethlehem Steel Corporation.
He was a member of the United Steelworkers, Local 2599.
Rose E. Winch, 100, formerly of Bethlehem, died Jan. 15, 2013, in Sacred Heart Senior Living, Northampton. She was a daughter of the late Rev. Peter and Anna Molodkovitz. She was the wife of the late Harry G. C. Winch.
She was a member of First Baptist Church, Bethlehem.
She was a member of the Bethlehem Garden Club and she won numerous awards and ribbons from the Allentown Fair.
She is survived by two daughters, Grace and her husband John Nemetz of Bethlehem and Linda Marcincin of Lower Saucon; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
During a special meeting Feb. 11, Bethlehem Area School Board members voted to approve a preliminary budget for 2013-14 by a 6-2 vote, with Basilio Bonilla Jr. and Irene Follweiler dissenting.