Catasauqua Press

Monday, February 19, 2018

Mona R. Applegate

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Paul’s UCC, Indianland, member

Mona R. Applegate, 81, of Lehigh Township, died Feb. 6, 2018, at the inpatient hospice of Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of Robert C. Applegate for 63 years.

Born in Berlinsville, she was a daughter of the late Paul K. and Lesba L. (Walters) Hartzell.

She was a Slatington High School graduate.

She was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ of Indianland.

Elementary school: No school for holiday

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in School

Schools are closed Feb. 16 and 19 for Presidents Day. Regular classes will resume Feb. 20.

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For those students who are participating in TV Turnoff Week at Sheckler Elementary School, don’t forget it begins Feb. 18 and goes through Feb. 24.

Good luck to those taking this challenge!

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As part of Read Across America/TV Turn Off Week, the sixth annual family literacy night will be held Feb. 22. Students and their families are invited back to Sheckler from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to enjoy some planned activities.

License, photo centers will be closed Feb. 17-19

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

PENNDOT

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation driver license and photo centers, including the full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Feb. 17-19 in observance of Presidents Day.

Customers can still obtain a variety of driver and vehicle products and services, including all forms, publications and driver training manuals, online through PennDOT’s Driver and Vehicle Services website, dmv.pa.gov. Driver and vehicle online services are available 24 hours a day without an additional online services fee.

Mary Ann J. McFadden

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

registered nurse at Cedarbrook Nursing Home

Mary Ann J. McFadden, 73, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 25, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. She was the wife of Dr. John M. McFadden for 44 years.

Born in Limeport, she was a daughter of the late Lloyd P. and Anna (Deutsch) Ohl.

She was a registered nurse at Good Shepherd, where she was also a supervisor; Cedarbrook Nursing Home; and Heartland Hospice. She taught at the former Allentown Hospital.

She was a member of the Catholic War Veterans Post 454 ladies auxiliary.

Middle school: Win a Barnes & Noble gift card

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in School

Read a book over the four-day weekend for a chance to win a Barnes & Noble gift card. Students who read a book, fill out the entry form and return it to school between Feb. 20 and 23 are entered to win.

Winners will be drawn live during the News Show Feb. 26. Good luck!

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Reminder: Schools will be closed Feb. 16 and 19 for the Presidents Day holiday.

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There will be a parent-teacher forum 7 p.m. Feb. 20. It will be held in the library.

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The mobile dentist will be coming to CMS Feb. 23.

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Florence M. Lawler

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

worked at 21st Street Clothing

Florence “Flossie” M. Lawler, 94, of Cementon, died Feb. 5, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. She was the wife of the late Robert Lawler.

Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Brigitta (Marinkovits) Marek.

She worked for 44 years at 21st Street Clothing, Northampton, until she retired.

She is survived by two nephews, Robert Zerfass and Eugene Schubert; and devoted friend Diane Schall and her family.

Ann Marie Meckes

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John’s Lutheran Church member

Ann Marie (Oncheck) Meckes, 69, of Whitehall, died Feb. 10, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital- Cedar Crest. She was the wife of the late Allen F. Meckes Jr.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Frank S. Sr. and Mary (Seiler) Oncheck.

She was a travel agent for AAA of the Lehigh Valley for 25 years until she retired in 2010.

She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Coplay.

She was a senior vice president of the Egypt VFW Post 7293 auxiliary.

Northampton police

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

JAN. 12

The department received a neighbor complaint in the 100 block of Jeffrey Lane.

JAN. 13

Debit card fraud in the 2900 block of Center Road was reported to police.

JAN. 14

In the 2000 block of Main Street, police investigated a report of criminal mischief. Officers said the windshield of a legally parked vehicle was smashed.

JAN. 15

A male was harassing another male in the 100 block of East First Street, police said.

JAN. 18

High school: CHS senior Kenzie Bradley wins award

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in School

Congratulations to senior Kenzie Bradley on winning the 2017-18 Dave Cunningham Award, which is presented annually to an outstanding senior girls basketball player.

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Congratulations also to seniors Madison Emery and Cam Ritter, who were recently honored, along with other Lehigh Valley schools’ girls and boys nominees, at the Lehigh Valley Soccer Scholar Athlete annual awards banquet, held at Northampton Banquet & Event Center.

Florence T. Sikora

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Fellowship Community

Florence T. Sikora, 90, of Whitehall, died Feb. 10, 2018, at Fellowship Community. She was the wife of the late John P. Sikora.

Born in Girardville, she was a daughter of the late George and Margaret (Socker) Luscavage.

She is survived by a son, John J. and his wife Debbie of Fogelsville; a daughter, Donna M. Diltz of Breinigsville; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a son, Mark A.