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Gary K. Wert

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Easton

Gary K. Wert, 55, of Bethlehem, died Oct. 1, 2012, at St. Luke's Hospice House, Bethlehem. Born in Easton, he was the son of the late Robert and Betty (Fritz) Wert.

He is survived by a son, Joshua and his fiancé Seun Lawal; a brother, Robert and his wife Ann Wert; and a sister, Joanne and her husband Denny Vernon.

Contributions may be made to the World Wildlife Fund, 1250 24th St. NW, P.O. Box 97180, Washington D.C. 20090-7180 or the American Cancer Society, 3893 Adler Place, Suite 170, Bethlehem, PA 18017.

Notre Dame HS: Homecoming a success; golf team makes history

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by The Press in School

It did not take long for the student body this year at Notre Dame to unite, creating a proud sense of school spirit. Popular sayings through the halls at school include, "We are ND" and "It's a great day to be a Crusader!"

Through the trials and tribulations of the football team so far this year, the student section remains faithful to the hardworking team, led by coach Chuck Muller and team captains Noah Miller, a senior, and Stanton Santos, a junior.

Library: 'Love Me Or Else' talk Oct. 23

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Husband and wife journalists Colin McEvoy and Lynn Olanoff will speak at 7 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Bethlehem Area Public Library, 11 W. Church St. At the free event, they will discuss their book, "Love Me Or Else," about the murder of Bucks County Lutheran Church employee Rhonda Smith by church member Mary Jane Fonder. The book will be available for purchase and there will be a book signing.

Register online at or call 610-867-3761, ext. 224.


Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Wednesday, October 17

Lecture, "The American Election Reality-Challenges Facing the Presidential Winner" by Professor Michele Deegan of Muhlenberg College, 10:30 a.m. to noon at Kirkland Village Auditorium, 1 Kirkland Circle.

"An Apple A Day" free program for age 16 and over, 1 p.m. Salvation Army, 521 Pembroke Rd.

The Gluten-Free/Celiac Sprue Support Group, 7:30 p.m., Lower level board room of St. Luke's – Warren Hospital. Call 610-865-3543 or 732-207-6666.

Thursday, October 18

Hanover : McCann's grant benefits fire unit

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

McCann School of Business & Technology's Allentown campus donated $926 to Hanover Township Volunteer Fire Company No. 1 to honor 9/11 and its victims. Proceeds were raised through McCann's second annual Sept. 11 T-shirt and jeans fundraiser. Students, faculty and staff purchased commemorative T-shirts and paid a dollar a day to wear jeans for a week.


Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Wednesday, October 17

Fountain Hill Council work session, 7 p.m., 941 Long St.

Thursday, October 18

Northampton Co. Council, 6:30 p.m., Northampton Co. Courthouse, 669 Washington St., Easton.

Tuesday, October 23

Mayor's South Side Task Force, 4 p.m., Welcome Center, Stock House, SteelStacks, 101 E. Founders Way. Call 610-865-4695.

Freemansburg Council, 7 p.m., finance meeting if needed at 6 p.m., 600 Monroe St.

Hanover Twp. Supervisors, 7 p.m., municipal building, 3630 Jacksonville Road.