Sterling "Duffy" N. Bowen, 91, formerly of Catasauqua and of Sacred Heart at the Creek, Northampton, died Aug. 25, 2012, at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Muhlenberg, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Gladys (Spangler) Bowen, also of Sacred Heart at the Creek, for 69 years.
Born in North Catasauqua, he was the son of the late Robert and Mabel (Troxell) Bowen.
He was a 1939 graduate of Catasauqua High School.
Tami L. Green, 49, of Walnutport, died Aug. 26, 2012, at Lehigh Valley Hospital Center, Allentown. She was the wife of K. Mitch Green for 19 years.
Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of Edwin and Lana (Shelly) Hunsberger.
She worked for Orlando-Diefenderfer Electrical, Allentown, in accounts payable for the past 10 years.
In addition to her parents and husband, she is survived by two sisters, Terri Hunsberger of Treichlers and Tracy and her husband Edward Yost of Coplay; a brother, Timothy and his wife Vicki Hunsberger of Walnutport; nieces; and nephews.
· The Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club monthly meeting – 7:30 p.m., Bethlehem Area Vo-Tech School, 3300 Chester Ave., Bethlehem. Information: www. dlarc.org, KE3AW@ arrl.net or 610-432-8286.
· Delaware, Lehigh & Susquehanna Model Railroad Club meeting – 7-9 p.m., Coplay Borough Hall, Fourth and Center streets. Open to all model railroaders ages 14 and older. Information: Dick Lobach at 610-965-2598.
Brian A. Fritz, 55, of Danielsville, died Aug. 23, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg. He was the husband of Cheryl (Brobst) Fritz for 18 years.
Born in Northampton, he was a son of Faye (Dietrich) Fritz of Northampton and the late Albert Fritz.
He was a truck driver for 37 years and has been driving for JM Rapp Trucking of Allentown for the last six years.
The St. Andrew's 2nd Annual Tricky Tray/ Basket Social is planned for Saturday, Sept. 29. There will be baskets to bid on, great gifts, food, baked goods, and fun for everyone at this fundraising event. Organizers say patrons will enjoy eating and shopping with friends and neighbors at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 1900 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Allentown. This church is located in Hanover Township, two blocks south of Catasauqua Road., on the border of Allentown and Bethlehem.
The Catasauqua School Board approved Kristin Popovice to serve as a Catasauqua High School long-term substitute during the board's Sept. 4 workshop meeting. She will teach earth science.
Popovice will replace Katrina Bullock who was approved at the board's Aug. 13 meeting. Since her appointment by the board, Bullock declined the CHS teaching position.
The earth science position became available after CHS teacher Daniel Wismer took a leave of absence.
The board also set Monday's board meeting agenda.
I was raised with the notion I could be anything I wanted to be.
There was never discussion on barriers placed on particular careers because I was a girl.
We recently lost a very important woman, Sally Ride, who helped pave the way for young girls.
Ride was the first American woman in space and the youngest American to ever circle Earth.
According to her biography on sallyridescience.com, she answered a NASA newspaper ad seeking astronaut candidates in 1977 while finishing her Ph.D. She already had degrees in physics and English.
Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.
· Officers responded to a report of criminal mischief in the 1300 block of Washington Avenue.
· Police were called to the 300 block of East 18th Street to investigate the theft of a Garmin GPS unit.
· Officers responded to the theft of aluminum siding and a garage door in the 1400 block of Canal Street.
· Police were called to the 1700 block of Hokendauqua Street to investigate the theft of a digital camera and iPod.
Ernest "Ernie" J. Huber, of Whitehall, died Aug. 24, 2012. He was the husband of Janet P. (Bernini) Huber.
Born in Cementon, he was the son of the late Joseph and Anna (Emick) Huber.
He was in the U.S. Navy. On V-J Day, he was on a ship to the Philippines, where he was stationed until he returned to the U.S and was discharged.
He was a meat cutter for Acme Markets for 42 years until he retired.
He belonged to St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church, Whitehall, where he was a member of the Golden Agers.
He was a member of Fullerton American Legion Post 367.
Catasauqua Borough Planning and Zoning Committee meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.
Catasauqua Borough Recreation Committee meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.
Catasauqua Borough Authority meets at 7:30 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.
Catasauqua Area School Board meets at 7 p.m. in the administration office board room at 251 N. 14th Street.
North Catasauqua Borough Council meets at 7 p.m. in the borough building, 1066 Fourth St.