Monica J. Gold, 65, of Bethlehem, died Sept. 13, 3012, in her home. She was the wife of Bruce J. Gold for 11 years and of the late Brian Brownmiller.
Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of Helen (Yurasits) Frisch of Bethlehem and the late John Frisch.
She worked at PPL Electric Utilities Corporation for 38 years, retiring in 2002 as an administrative assistant.
She was a member of Queenship of Mary Roman Catholic Church, Northampton.
She was a volunteer at Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown, and with the Bethlehem Chapter of Meals on Wheels.
Photos of an event held to benefit Relay for Life
PRESS PHOTO BY DEB BOYLAN
The Bethlehem Fine Arts Commission honored four organizations and individuals during its annual "Tribute to the Arts," Oct. 4, Payne Gallery, Moravian College, Bethlehem. Above, from left: Dave, Fry, musician-Godfrey Daniel co-founder; Dawn Ketterman-Benner, founder-professor-faculty advisor, Moravian College Dance Company; Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan; Marylou Cummings, plein-air artist-Mayor's Award recipient; and Silagh White, Director of Arts Engagement and Community Cultural Affairs, Lehigh University.
According to research released by the Lehigh Valley Association of Realtors (LVAR), year-to-date sales are recorded at 4,329, up 17.3 percent over 2011 year-to-date sales of 3,690.
Year-to-date pending sales, which indicate transactions in process that have not yet closed, reached 5,152, up 40.4 percent from last year at the same time when pending sales were 3,670.
"Our data over the last 15 months shows that home sales and pending home sales have consistently increased over the same time the previous year," says Ryan Conrad, CEO of LVAR.
A "Festival of Hymns and Psalms" will be presented, 4 p.m. Oct. 21, Central Moravian Church, Church and Main Streets, Bethlehem.
Donald Spieth conducts. Central Director of Music Rebecca Owens is organist. Central Choir is accompanied by Main Street Brass.
Debuted will be "O Be Joyful," by Howard Helvey, commissioned to for Owens' 10th anniversary at Central.
Tony and Emmy Award winner Kristin Chenoweth will replace Katharine McPhee, who had to withdraw for medical reasons, for "Gala2012," Oct. 20, Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University, Bethlehem.
Broadway, television and film star, Chenoweth is remembered for her show-stealing performance in "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown" and originated the role of Glinda the Good Witch in "Wicked."
Chenoweth was most recently seen on Broadway as Fran Kubelik in the revival of "Promises, Promises."
She appears in CBS's "The Good Wife" and the recent movie,"Hit and Run."
Gastroenterologist Ayaz Matin, MD, has recently joined the St. Luke's University Health Network in the St. Luke's Gastroenterology Specialists practice.
Dr. Matin has extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the esophagus, stomach, intestines, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts.
Discover Lehigh Valley describes the Lehigh Valley thusly: the Lehigh River is "the heart," cutting through beautiful countrysides with scenic vistas.
Participants in this year's Mid-Atlantic Tourism Public Relations Alliance "Media Marketplace" got first-hand views.
Discover Lehigh Valley, marketing organization for Lehigh and Northampton counties, was host for the Sept. 18 - 21 event attended by more than 100 invited journalists and 50 member destination marketing organizations. Hotel Bethlehem was headquarters.
Megan L. (Roberts) Gallucci, 65, of Whitehall, formerly of Bethlehem, died Sept. 24, 2012, in her home. She was the wife of Joseph L. Gallucci for 42 years.
Born in Lansford, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Margaret (Reese) Roberts.
She was a graduate of the former St. Luke's Hospital School of Nursing.
She was a registered nurse at the Allentown State Hospital for 25 years before retiring in 1998.
She was a member of Jordan United Church of Christ, Allentown.
Madonna I. Hutter, 80, of Allentown, formerly of Bath, died Oct. 5, 2012, at Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late John J. Hutter.
Born in Ithaca, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Williard and Marie (Oravetz) Bentz.
She was employed by HAB Industries, Allentown, as an office worker for 20 years before retiring in 2002.
She formerly attended Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Bath.
She formerly bowled with the Dubbs Church League, Allentown. She was a past secretary for the Central Catholic Booster Club, Allentown.