FEATURED ARTICLES ABOUT CHEMISTRY PAGE 5Brian Hartman’s son once sprinkled nitrogen tri iodide powder concocted from his chemistry set on the garage floor, causing every step his mom took to reverberate with a loud bang from contact with the noisy, but harmless, explosive. Allentown mom Rae Klahr says her boys once used materials from their chemistry set to start a small fire in the backyard. Roy Arlotto, who now chairs the chemistry department at Dieruff High School in Allentown, recalls sending a noxious sulfur odor through his parents’ house from his attic chemistry lab. He also remembers wracking his mother’s nerves by staining a good white tablecloth with blueprint ink from his chemistry kit. “That’s why I ended up in the attic,” he said.
James F. Abbott, 86
The Morning Call April 5, 1991
James F. Abbott, 86, of Allentown, formerly of Bethlehem, died Wednesday in St. Luke’s Hospital. He was the husband of the late Ruth (Collins) Abbott. A 1928 graduate of Muhlenberg College, he was a chemistry professor at Lafayette College for 25 years, retiring in 1970. Previously, he taught science in Columbia public schools in Lancaster County for 15 years. and Florence M. Abbott. He was a member of St. Lee R. Walters, Retired Lafayette Chemistry Professor
The Morning Call July 10, 1999
Dr. Lee R. Walters, 71, of Easton died Friday, July 9, in PersonaCare at Eastwood, Wilson. He was the husband of Evelyn (Hood) Walters. They were married for 49 years last month. He retired as a professor of chemistry at Lafayette College, where he was employed for 31 years. He was a member of the American Chemical Society. He was a graduate of Bucknell University and received his doctorate from the Unversity of Kansas. Born in New York City, he was a son of the late Jerome Walters and Lillian (Lee)Tamaqua High Chemistry Club Tackles A Variety Of Projects
The Morning Call February 9, 1984
Dr. H. Bruce Geiger, superintendent of the Tamaqua School District, reported on activities of the high school’s chemistry club during a recent school board meeting. During the past few years, club activities have educated students as to how industry needs are met through chemistry by inviting chemists and engineers to visit the classroom and discuss their professions. Claude Deischer
Dr. Claude K. Deischer, 88, of 158 Idris Road, Merion Station, Montgomery County, formerly of Emmaus, died Monday in Bryn Mawr Terrace, Bryn Mawr, Montgomery County. He was the husband of the late Dorcas H. (Heil) Deischer. He was a chemistry teacher at the University of Pennsylvania from 1928 until retiring in 1971. He served as assistant chair of the department for 14 years and acting chair in 1962. Before teaching at the university, he taught in Salisbury and Emmaus. This year it seems that the Chicago Cubs jerseys and Detroit Tigers jerseys are on the right track. The common element that exists between these three clubs is the fact that they have the right chemistry of players. Each has some stars to carry the load and yet the role players make their contributions and that is why they are winners. But it is the combination that makes them great. At least, that’s the way it is at Lafayette. In this largely engineering and liberal arts college, a chemistry for authentic jerseys China the men’s basketball team’s success this season can be found in Room 226 of South College residence hall, the home away from home for starters Matt Roberts and Andy Wescoe. Roberts, a 6 foot 7 sophomore from Emmaus High, and Wescoe, a scrappy 5 foot 10 sophomore from Allen High live only about 10 minutes apart and less than a half hour from the Lafayette campus but their paths never crossed until Butch van Breda Kolff strolled into town.