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Darlene F. Roth

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Northampton

Darlene F. (Frantz) Roth, 82, of Quakertown and formerly of Northampton, died Dec. 28, 2012, at Life Quest Nursing Center, Quakertown. She was the wife of the late James D. Roth who died in 2009.

Born in Nazareth, she was a daughter of the late Leo and Dorothy (Grube) Frantz. She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Northampton.

Wayne Bloomberg

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

wage practice consultant

Wayne Bloomberg, 66, of Northampton, died unexpectedly Jan. 8, 2013, in Pocono Medical Center. He was the husband of Danielle (Mihalko) Bloomberg for 40 years.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was a son of the late Everet and Lenore (Long) Bloomberg.

He was in the U.S. Army and was a lieutenant in Vietnam and a captain in the U.S. Army Reserve.

He earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Wilkes College.

He was a wage practice consultant at AT&T - Agere until he retired in 2003.

Catasauqua lunch menus

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in School

Thursday, Jan. 17: Elem.–Cheeseburger on whole grain bun, baked beans, sliced peaches, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S., H.S.–Burritos, buttered corn, assorted fruit, steamed peas, baby carrots, side salad, milk.

Friday, Jan. 18: Elem.–Maxx sticks with marinara, broccoli, applesauce, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S., H.S.–Chicken cheese steak wrap (whole grain), assorted fresh fruit, black bean salad, baby carrots, side salad, milk.

Monday, Jan. 21: No school.


Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Accepting applications

The Allentown Branch of the American Association of University Women is accepting applications for their Interrupted Studies grants.

Grants are given to women both residing in, and attending school in, the greater Lehigh Valley area, who have had their college studies interrupted for at least six months and who have returned/are returning to school during the academic year beginning summer 2013 and ending spring 2014.

Complete information and application forms are available on the AAUW website at

Deadline for receipt of applications is Feb. 16.


Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Fitness classes being offered

Lehigh Carbon Community College is offering a variety of noncredit fitness classes at the main campus, unless noted otherwise.

·Balance and Mobility: 1-2 p.m. Feb. 4-March 11;

·Couch Potato: 7-7:45 p.m. Feb. 7-March 14 and March 21-April 25;

·Hula Hoop: 7-8 p.m. Feb. 11- March 18 and March 24-April 29 at Whitehall-Coplay High School, CEC Room D-102;

·Hypnosis/Natural Weight Loss: 7-9 p.m. March 6-13 at Whitehall High School, Room D-102;

·Piloxing: 6-7 p.m. Jan. 30-March 6 and March 31-April 17, and April 24-May 29; and

Charotin Hose Co. Fire Calls

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Local News

North Catasauqua's Charotin Hose Company has responded to the following calls recently.

Fire alarm

Dec. 14, 1:28 p.m.

North Catasauqua firefighters responded to the Catasauqua High Rise, 534 Third St., Catasauqua, along with the Catasauqua Fire Department. Personnel investigated and found smoke from cooking in a third-floor apartment.

EMS assist

Dec. 19, 4:23 a.m.

Charotin personnel responded with Northampton Regional EMS to assist in a medical emergency in the 1300 block of Third Street.

Structure fire

Dec. 19, 1:07 p.m.