Irene Taylor Holman, 83, of Bath, died at home April 7, 2019. Born in Pascagoula, Miss., she was a daughter of Charles Houston Taylor and Gussie Elizabeth (Parker) Taylor. She was the wife of U.S. Navy officer Rockwell Holman.
She was a 1953 Pascagoula HS graduate. She graduated from the University of North Florida, majoring in journalism, where she was editor of the university’s student newspaper.
She was an office assistant for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in New Orleans, the office of Supervisor of Shipbuilding in Pascagoula and for law offices in the Lehigh Valley.
Following a police and grand jury investigation, Lehigh District Attorney Jim Martin is bringing numerous charges against a group of five men for gang-related activities committed in Lehigh, Northampton and Allagheny counties during 2015-18.
The ArtsQuest Foundation is honored to announce that four-time Pulitzer Prize winner Carol Guzy will receive the Foundation’s prestigious Pinnacle of the Arts Award at the fourth Linny Awards ceremony Nov. 14, 6 p.m., at the ArtsQuest Center’s Musikfest Café at SteelStacks. The Pinnacle of the Arts Award is presented to an individual who has lived or currently resides in the Lehigh Valley and has achieved national or international distinction in the visual, literary or performing arts.
United Way Emerging Leaders, a United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley (UWGLV) affinity group, helped Bethlehem students celebrate Dr. Seuss Day and National Read Across America Week March 7. Volunteers read stories written by Dr. Seuss to 400 second through fifth grade students at Fountain Hill ES. They also participated in other Dr. Seuss related activities like a game of Dr. Seuss Says, a spin-off of Simon Says. Themed coloring and activity books, generously donated by Working Dog Press, pencils and erasers were also distributed to all students to enjoy.
By Dana Grubb
Friday, April 19
Cross Carry, 11 a.m. Christ Church United Church of Christ, 75. E. Market St. Visit www.christucc.org/.
Fish fry supper, raffles, Treasures of Russia boutique. Eat in or take out. 4 to 6:30 p.m. St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, 980 Bridle Path Road. Visit www.facebook.com/stnicholasoca/ or call 610-867-0402.
Saturday, April 20
AMERICAN RED CROSS of the GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY, Allentown – Help us SOUND THE ALARM AND SAVE LIVES by volunteering to share fire-safety tips and install free smoke alarms April 27. Register your group/individual at https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=vms_public_form&form_id=5658. For questions, call Ned Bloom, 484-403-4721.
CENTER FOR CAREER PATHWAYS AND LITRACY - LCCC, Allentown, is looking for volunteer tutors for its adult literacy program to work one-on-one or in small groups. Call Olga Jaeger, 610-799-1946.
The 2019 Spring-Summer Kids Closet Sale will be held April 16 through 18 at Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe.
The sale, 5-9 p.m. April 16, is for VIP passholders and new moms. The sale will be open to the public 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. April 17 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 18.
The longtime community resource that helps families save money on children’s necessities has a new owner.
The Wolf Administration today announced that approved doctors have issued more than 100,000 patient certifications to allow patients with serious medical conditions access to the state’s medical marijuana program.
Animals are available for adoption at the Center for Animal Health & Welfare no-kill shelter, 1165 Island Park Road, Easton. The shelter is working to end pet overpopulation by running a clinic so animals can be spayed or neutered before they go home. For more information, call 610-252-7722 or visit www.healthyanimalcenter.org.