Catasauqua Press

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

North Catasauqua: Borough’s annual Autumnfest was another success

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in Columns

North Catasauqua Borough Council said the 2018 Best of North Catasauqua Autumnfest was a hit. The car show had 198 cars and drew in a nice crowd.

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Northampton Area High School Drama Club will present “Mystery at the Manor” 6:30-10:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at Blue Monkey Sports Bar & Restaurant, 1094 Howertown Road.

You’re invited to help solve the mystery of who killed Lord Heathcliff. Following the show, there will be karaoke.

The ticket price includes the entertainment and a buffet dinner.

Catasauqua: St. Mary’s preparing for Oct. 20 Oktoberfest celebration

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in Columns

St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 122 Union St., will be having its second annual Oktoberfest 5-9 p.m. Oct. 20.

Joe Weber Band will again take the stage in the parish hall.

German-themed foods, such as homemade spaetzle, bratwurst, pulled pork sandwiches, German potato salad, kraut and more, will be available for purchase.

New this year is the addition of a biergarten in the parking lot. Oktoberfest brews will be featured in this area, only for adults age 21 and older.

Inside, there will be a basket raffle. Be sure to enter the door prize drawing as well.

CMS News: Sign up now for winter sports

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in School

Winter sports sign-ups are happening now in the main office.

Students in seventh grade can choose basketball or wrestling. Eighth-grade students can choose basketball, wrestling or indoor guard.

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Picture retake day is scheduled for tomorrow, Oct. 19.

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There will be early dismissal Oct. 31. Catasauqua Middle School will dismiss students 12:20 p.m.

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Catasauqua lunch menus

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, Oct. 18: Elem. — Whole-grain chicken and cheese quesadilla, assorted fresh fruit, refried beans, baby carrots, milk choice; M.S. — Whole-grain chicken and cheese quesadilla, assorted fresh fruit, green beans, Tater Tots, baby carrots, milk choice; H.S. — Whole-grain chicken and cheese quesadilla, assorted fresh fruit, refried beans, baby carrots, side salad, milk choice

Coplay: CFC hosts purse bingo Oct. 19

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Commitment to Family and Community, 165 Cherry St., will hold a Longaberger purse bingo 7 p.m. Oct. 19.

There will also be an all-you-can breakfast starting 8 a.m. Oct. 21.

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St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, 4 S. Fifth St., is hosting a pork and sauerkraut dinner 4-7 p.m. Oct. 20. The event will be held in the church hall and is open to the public.

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There will be a meeting of the Coplay American Legion baseball committee 2 p.m. Oct. 21 at Stanley W. Reinhard Jr. American Legion Post 426, 134 S. Second St.

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Anthony C. Sodl

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

past president of West Coplay Maennerchor

Anthony “Tony” C. Sodl, 96, formerly of Coplay, died Oct. 8, 2018, at Whitehall Manor.

Born in Coplay, he was a son of the late Joseph and Agnes (Wunderler) Sodl.

He was in the U.S. Navy in World War II.

He was an electrician. He managed Jordan Lanes, Whitehall, from 1958 to 1967. He was, for several years, a representative for Brunswick Corporation in Ohio and Pennsylvania. He moved to Florida where he was the proprietor of the T&J Lounge until he took retirement.

Whitehall police

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 1

Police responded to reports of harassment on Fifth Street and Zephyr Boulevard.

The department responded to reports of two reckless drivers on MacArthur Road.

Animal complaints on MacArthur Road, Lee Street and South Fifth Avenue were received.

Officers investigated disturbances on Eisenhower Circle, MacArthur Road, Highland Avenue and Fifth Street.

Police responded to a disorderly conduct report on Zephyr Boulevard.

David H. Hallman

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

worked for Sarco Manufacturing

David H. Hallman, 66, of Allentown, died Sept. 29, 2018, in Allentown.

Born in Emmaus, he was a son of the late Pierce and Miriam (Erdman) Hallman.

He worked for Sarco Manufacturing, Allentown, for many years until he retired.

He is survived by a son, David E. and his wife Fanny; a grandson, David J. Hallman; and two brothers.

He was predeceased by a brother and a sister.

Contributions may be made to St. John’s United Church of Christ, Fullerton, or to the Northampton Assembly of God, both c/o the funeral home, 2119 Washington Ave., Northampton, 18067.

Marion D. Kulhamer

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Fullerton Fire Company No. 1 member

Marion D. Kulhamer, 89, of Whitehall, died Oct. 10, 2018. She was the wife of the late Vincent P. Kulhamer for 59 years.

Born in Whitehall, she was a daughter of the late Raymond and Irene (Wescoe) Lindenmuth.

She was a seamstress at the former Fuller Sportswear.

She was a member of Fullerton Fire Company No. 1 and the Fullerton American Legion Post 367 auxiliaries.

She was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Fullerton.