Catasauqua Press

Friday, October 20, 2017

Stephen Walter Reszetar

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

climbed Mount Rushmore

Stephen Walter Reszetar, 85, died Sept. 24, 2017.

Born in Ormrod, he was a son of the late Josaphat and Nancy Reszetar.

He was a 1955 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and was a fleet officer for 23 years, having had command of both the U.S.S. Lowe (DE-325) and the U.S.S. Kyes (DD-787).

He was an international business consultant and executive for three decades.

He played soccer against a top professional team in Spain before 40,000 fans and he climbed to the top of George Washington’s head on Mount Rushmore.

Whitehall police

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 2

Police responded to a report of rape on North Front Street.

The department investigated hazardous conditions on Bridge Street and Schadt Avenue.

A weapons offense brought officers to Mechanicsville Road.

A retail theft on MacArthur Road was reported.

Officers responded to a threat on Zephyr Boulevard and suspicious activity on Lehigh Street.

Reports of property damage on Black Drive and on Mechanicsville Road resulted in investigation.

Angela Marie (Sgro) Sauerzopf

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Elizabeth of Hungary member

Angela Marie (Sgro) Sauerzopf, 85, of Whitehall, died Sept. 29, 2017, at Fellowship Manor, Whitehall. She was the wife of Alfred “Fritz” Sauerzopf.

Born in Sunbury, she was a daughter of the late James Sgro and Eleanor (Christiana) Spiziri.

She was a 1953 graduate of Sacred Heart Hospital School of Nursing.

She was a registered nurse at Sacred Heart Hospital.

She was a parishioner of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, Whitehall.

Northampton: Jack Frost Parade to be held tonight

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Mayor Thomas Reenock has proclaimed today, Oct. 19, as Jack Frost Day in observance of the borough’s annual parade set for 7 p.m.

This 69th annual event is organized by Northampton Exchange Club.

Rain date is Oct. 26.

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Northampton Area Food Bank’s Halloween walkathon will be held Oct. 28, rain or shine.

Registration begins 8:30 a.m. at the food bank, 1601 Canal St.

The walk — approximately 4-1/2 miles — starts 9 a.m. in the food bank parking lot.

Those planning to participate are encouraged to come in costume.

Catasauqua: St. Mary’s Church plans Octoberfest

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by The Press in Columns

St. Mary’s Church, 122 Union St., is excited to announce its first-ever Octoberfest. The event will take place Oct. 21 beginning 5 p.m. (following the 4 p.m. Mass), in the parish center and parking lot. This event will feature German foods — knockwurst, bratwurst, pork, spaetzle and kraut — as well as Octoberfest beers and wine. There will be dancing and music provided by the Joe Weber Band. The event will conclude 9 p.m.

For more information, contact the parish office at 610-264-0332 or kim.stmarys122@gmail.com.

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Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 2

In the 200 block of Limestone Street, members of the department responded to a report of a disturbance. Police said the person left.

An assault occurred in the 700 block of Front Street, police said. The department is continuing the investigation.

On Pine Street, a subject was located.

At the department, 90 Bridge St., a soliciting permit was issued.

A dispute between brothers in the 200 block of Limestone Street brought out police to investigate.

Ellen I. Cole

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Northampton

Ellen I. (Ruch) Cole, 90, of Allentown, died Oct. 7, 2017, after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease, at Lehigh Valley Hospice. She was the wife of the late Donald M. Cole.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Lizzie (Frederick) Ruch.

She was a 1945 graduate of Northampton High School. She graduated from Allentown Hospital School of Nursing in 1949.