Catasauqua Press

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Whitehall police

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 10

An unwanted person on MacArthur Road was reported to police.

An alarm on Grape Street brought members of the department to the scene.

A report of a domestic dispute on Mickley Run brought out officers.

Members of the department investigated a protection-from-abuse order on South Fifth Street.

Police conducted a drug investigation on North Third Avenue.

JULY 11

Officers investigated a report of child abuse on Ellsworth Drive.

Northampton police

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 1

Officers checked on the welfare of a female in the 2000 block of Canal Street.

A vehicle was towed at CVS Pharmacy, West 21st Street.

JULY 2

Police assisted a male in the 500 block of Apple Street.

JULY 3

A vehicle at Redner’s Quick Shoppe, West 21st Street, was reported stolen. The report said the vehicle had the keys left in it.

JULY 4

A protection-from- abuse order was violated in the 1600 block of Laubach Avenue.

Correction

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by The Press in Local News

In the July 13 North Catasauqua community column, an incorrect date was given for the borough’s electronics recycling day. The event will be held 9 a.m.-noon July 22. Visit the borough website for details.

Also in the July 13 edition, in a caption about a library activity, an incorrect date was given for a Wildlands Conservancy program at the library. That program occurred earlier this week. The next library summer reading activity will be July 25, with the theme of pirate songs and stories, with Karen Maurer.

The Press regrets the errors.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 25

At Catasauqua Park and Playground, 501 American St., a vehicle was ticketed.

In the 900 block of Race Street, a dispute between a boyfriend and girlfriend brought out police.

At St. Andrew’s Catholic Church, 1237 Third St., officers assisted North Catasauqua police.

At Race Street Baptist Church, 610 Race St., police responded to an animal complaint.

Harassment by communications on South 10th Street brought police to the scene.

Frank M. Serensits

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

worked at Laneco

Frank “Daunch” M. Serensits, 80, of Northampton, died July 13, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital- Muhlenberg. He was the husband of Elaine (Williams) Serenstis for 51 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late August and Anna (Malits) Serensits.

He was in the U.S. Army.

He worked at A&B Meats for 18 years and then in the produce department of Laneco, in both Nazareth and Coplay, until he retired.

He was a member of Assumption of the B.V.M. Church and of its Holy Name Society for many years.

Margaret H. Smith

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Bethlehem

Margaret H. Smith, 76, of Bethlehem, died July 11, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital- Muhlenberg, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Arthur Kleppinger and Earl Smith.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Caroline (Updegrove) Scheller.

She is survived by a son, John Kleppinger of Allentown; a sister, Barbara Edwards of Allentown; nieces; and nephews.

She was predeceased by two brothers, Edward H. and Albert T. Scheller; and four sisters, Bernice Askins, Ruth Ann Long, Minnie Mae Zimmerman and Cathy Riedel.