Margaret M. Bachochin, 88, of Bethlehem, died July 23, 2018. She was a daughter of the late Stephen and Mary Bachochin.
She retired in 1993 after 43 years working at the former Western Electric.
She attended Holy Ghost Parish.
She is survived by a sister-in-law, Helen Bachochin; nieces; and nephews.
She was predeceased by seven siblings, Veronica Frey, Elizabeth Meza, Mary Ferrani, Helen Batley, Anna Brase, Steven Bachochin and Michael Bachochin.
Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Each year, Police Chief Mark DiLuzio releases an amusing digital pamphlet outlining the protocols, safety issues, and best practices for visitors and residents alike at Musikfest.
This year’s safety issue, weighing in at 16 pages of helpful advice and humorous photographs, is available for reading on the department’s and Bethlehem Press’ facebook pages.
Mark R. Miller, 57, of Bethlehem, died July 30, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenburg. Born in Allentown, he was a son of Richard C. and Theresa (Jezick) Miller. He was the husband of Margaret (Sabo) Miller.
He was a 1979 graduate of William Allen High School.
He was a service technician with Verizon before he retired.
He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Bethlehem.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Mark R. Jr. and Michael D.; a daughter, Sarah N.; and a sister, Karen Benjamin.
The Penn State Extension Master Gardener program in Lehigh and Northampton Counties will be training a new class of volunteers this fall.
The program provides 40 hours of horticultural training for citizens that have an interest in gardening, a willingness to learn more and a strong desire to make a difference by volunteering in the community.
The new training program will begin on Oct. 18 and continue on subsequent Thursdays from 6-9 P.M. through March 2019.
Classes will be held at the Penn State Lehigh Valley Campus in Center Valley.
Mary Elizabeth Sysak, 86, of Bethlehem, died August 1, 2018, in Weston-Renaissance Personal Care Home, Emmaus. Born in Cos Cob, Conn., she was a daughter of the late Henry and Mary (Wood) Wagner. She was the wife of the late Walter Sysak for 48 years.
She was a nanny for many years in the Lehigh Valley.
She was of the Byzantine Catholic faith.
Maternal and Family Health Services - Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program expanded the services income guidelines as of July 1, 2018. For example, a family of four could earn a maximum of $46,435 annually; a family of three, $38,443; and a family of two, $30,451, to qualify for nutrition assistance. The changes allow more families to participate in the plan.
WICNP provides participants with supplemental nutritious foods essential for healthy development during pregnancy, infancy and early childhood and other critical growth periods.
Preview night: Musikfest celebrates its 35th anniversary by kicking things off a day early with preview night at SteelStacks, 4:30 p.m.-midnight Aug. 2, featuring free performances by The Barrel House Brothers, April Mae and the June Bugs, Funky Dawgs Brass Band and Baby Soda Jazz Band. Also, in a ticketed concert, is Trombone Shorty’s “Voodoo Threauxdown Tour” at the Sands Steel Stage. The concert by Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue also features Galactic, Preservation Hall Jazz Band and New Breed Brass Band, with Cyril Neville and Walter “Wolfman” Washington. Musikfest, Aug.
55th annual Das Awkscht Fescht, 6 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Aug. 3, 4 and 6 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Aug. 5, Macungie Memorial Park, 50 Poplar St., off Main Street (Route 100), Macungie
Nearly 2,500 cars on display: Variety Show. Aug. 3, classics, trucks, motorcycles, custom or modified vehicles; Antique and Classic Car Show, Aug. 4, more than 1,000 antique, classic, foreign and sports cars, and Special Interest Car Club Show, Aug. 5, more than 800 vintage autos
Call 610-782-3254 for locations.
Wednesday, August 1: BBQ beef rib-a-que, roasted potatoes, green beans, banana.
Thursday, August 2: Pulled pork, warm bean salad, creamy spinach, applesauce.
Friday, August 3: Cheese ravioli with meatballs, Brussels sprouts, apricots.
Monday, August 6: Vegetable lasagna w/ meat sauce, Mediterranean vegetables, cinnamon apples.
Tuesday, August 7: Potato crusted fish, brown rice, peas and carrots, fresh orange.
Wednesday, August 8: Marinated chicken, Caesar salad, diced pears, oatmeal cookie.