Catasauqua Press

Friday, May 26, 2017

Northampton police

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

MAY 12

Criminal mischief occurred in the 1600 block of Lincoln Avenue. Tires of two legally parked vehicles were reportedly slashed.

MAY 13

Police responded to a report of harassment by communication in the 600 block of East 20th Street. A female was reportedly harassing another female via Facebook and text messages.

In the 300 block of East Ninth Street, police investigated a report of criminal mischief. The driver-side rear door of a legally parked vehicle was damaged by a BB or pellet gun.

Coplay police

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

MAY 14

A residential alarm sounded in the 100 block of South Second Street.

A disturbance in the 200 block of South Second Street brought out police.

MAY 15

Officers assisted Whitehall police for a suspicious person at Sheetz, 5001 MacArthur Road.

The department received a report of a theft from a residence in the unit block of South Second Street.

A domestic dispute in the unit block of South Second Street was reported to police.

Rosemary M. Mullner

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Peter Roman Catholic Church member

Rosemary M. Mullner, 81, of Coplay, died May 18, 2017, at the Lehigh Valley Hospice, Allentown. She was the wife of the late John J. Mullner Sr.

Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late Frank J. and Hermina I. (Lohr) Stranzl.

She was chief deputy of registrar of wills for Lehigh County until she retired.

She was a member of St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, Coplay.

She was a lifelong member of Coplay Saengerbund and Coplay Democratic Club.

College corner

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by The Press in

Students graduate

East Stroudsburg University

A total 1,176 students received degrees from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania at separate commencement exercises for undergraduate and graduate students May 5 and 6. A total of 984 bachelor’s degrees, 190 master’s degrees and two doctoral degrees were awarded.

James Edward Murphy III

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Lehigh Township

James Edward Murphy III, 54, of Allentown and formerly of Lehigh Township, died May 17, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown.

Born in Rockville Centre, N.Y., he was a son of Maribeth (Forster) Murphy and the late James Murphy Jr.

He was a contractor for many years in the Lehigh Valley and Pocono areas. He was earlier a chef in New Jersey.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by a son, Joseph J. Murphy of Florida; two brothers, Sean M. Murphy and Colin S. Murphy and his wife Tiffany, both of Lehigh Township; and two grandchildren.

Tillie Sommers

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John the Baptist Church member

Tillie Sommers, 96, formerly of Coplay, died May 18, 2017, at the Phoebe Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Frank G. Sommers.

Born in Whitehall Township, she was a daughter of the late John and Catherine (Oleksak) Gladish.

She was a floor lady for the former Coplay Dress Company for many years.

She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Stiles, and of the church’s rosary society.

WHITEHALL POLICE

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

APRIL 28

Police were called to Second Street for an animal complaint.

A report of littering summoned officers to Maryland Circle.

Police responded to a protection-from-abuse order on Third Street.

A report of a disabled vehicle summoned officers to MacArthur Road.

A report of a disturbance brought police to MacArthur Road.

APRIL 29

Police investigated a report of a disturbance on Third Street.

Officers were called to Minnesota Drive for a noise complaint.