State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-133rd, and state Sen. Lisa Boscola, D-18th, invite area senior citizens to their upcoming senior fair.
The free event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon April 27 at Whitehall Mall.
“We have over 70 vendors scheduled to attend. There will be free blood pressure screenings, vision checks, giveaways, refreshments and door prizes,” McNeill said. “Last year’s event drew more than 500 seniors, so you don’t want to miss out on this great free event.
Kathleen L. Mitchell, 59, of Catasauqua, died April 9, 2018, at ManorCare, Bethlehem. She was the companion of Mel Fritz for many years.
Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Harry D. and Alice B. (Steitz) Snyder.
She earned an associate degree in nursing at Lehigh Carbon Community College.
She was a nurse at various locations for many years before staying home to raise her children.
Helen R. Herr, 93, of Northampton, died April 7, 2018, at Sacred Heart Senior Living, Northampton. She was the wife of the late Joseph Frank Herr.
Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary (Brietfeller) Walakovits.
She worked at the former Universal Pants Factory for over 45 years before she retired.
She was a member of Queenship of Mary Church, Northampton.
Doris Skubik, 88, of Hanover Township and formerly of Northampton, died April 5, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Stephen J. Skubik.
Born in Allentown and raised in Hokendauqua, she was a daughter of the late William and Myrl (Miller) Prong.
She was a reserve person for the former Cross Country Clothes, Egypt, for 25 years until she retired in 1994.
She was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Allentown.
She was a former member of the Coplay Saengerbund.
Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.
At Force 1, 403 Wood St., abandoned vehicles were tagged.
A domestic dispute between a boyfriend and girlfriend occurred in the 100 block of Howertown Road.
Suspicious activity on Church Street was reported. The report said a person was looking through cars.
In the 500 block of Race Street, a fight over domestic issues occurred.
Officers assisted Whitehall police in the 3700 block of Lehigh Street.
Naraindas D. Sajnani, 80, of Catasauqua, died April 4, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. He was the husband of Duru Sajnani for 56 years.
Born in India, he was a son of the late Detaram and Leelawanti Sajnani.
He was the owner of Modern Fashions of India, Allentown, for 32 years, until he retired in 2010.
He was a member of the Hindu Temple Society.
Larry N. Merkle, M.D., 78, of Nazareth, died April 6, 2018, at Moravian Hall Square, Nazareth, due to complications of Alzheimer’s disease. He was the husband of Brenda (Reinert) Merkle for 38 years.
Raised in Slatington, he was a son of the late Claude and Lillian (Rauch) Merkle.
He was a University of Pennsylvania graduate. He earned a medical degree from the Heidelberg University, Germany.
Lehigh County Board of Commissioners meets 7:30 p.m. in the public hearing room of the Lehigh County Government Center, 17 S. Seventh St., Allentown.
Hanover Township (Lehigh County) Zoning Commission meets 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 2202 Grove Road.
Assumption BVM Church, 2181 Washington Ave., will hold a breakfast 8:30 a.m.-noon April 22.
Tickets will be sold at the door.
For cost and other information, call 610-262-2559.
Grace United Church of Christ, 902 Lincoln Ave., will hold an all-you-can-eat pork and sauerkraut dinner 4-7 p.m. April 28.
The dinner includes pork, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, green beans, applesauce, roll and butter, ice cream and beverages.
There will also be a mini basket raffle and a bake sale.
Takeouts are available.
Tickets can be purchased at the door.
Peter P. Micolochick, 74, of Walnutport, died April 8, 2018, at his residence. He was the husband of Carol A. (Buchert) Micolochick for 26 years.
Born in Wilson Borough, he was a son of the late Peter and Helen (Lander) Micolochick.
He attended Wilson High School.
He worked, since age 14, at the former Schafer Bologna Company, Wilson Borough, for 47 years. He retired as a plant manger in 2004 when the company was sold to Alderfer Meats.