Catasauqua Press

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Loch:

Thursday, November 16, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Kermit and Roma Loch of New Tripoli are celebrating 61 years of married life.

They were married Nov. 17, 1956, in the parsonage of the Rev. William Wolford in Fogelsville.

Both were raised on farms. They retired many years ago from farming and hauling milk.

They are members of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Seiberlingsville, Kempton.

Concert has

Thursday, November 16, 2017 by The Press in Focus

PSO:

Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra (PS0) presents “Classics Take a Latin Beat,” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18, First Presbyterian Church of Allentown, 3231 W. Tilghman St., Cedar Crest Boulevard and Tilghman Street, Allentown.

Guest soloist Jordan Dodson, guitar, joins the PSO for the “Concierto de Aranjuez” for guitar and orchestra by Joaquin Rodrigo.

The PSO opens the concert with “Le Grand Tango for cello and strings” by Astor Piazzolla, with Elizabeth Mendoza, cello, as soloist.

Early Learning

Thursday, November 16, 2017 by The Press in Focus

LCCC:

The Early Learning Center (ELC), holds an information session, 2 - 3 p.m. Dec. 7, Lehigh Carbon Community College, main campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.

Preschool children ages 3-5, along with a family member, are invited to spend an hour exploring the Reggio-inspired center and the numerous activities available.

The sessions begin and end with “Mindful” exercises designed to create self-awareness.

Attendance is free. Registration is requested.

For information or to register: email elc@lccc.edu, or call 610 799-1165.

Special request

Thursday, November 16, 2017 by The Press in Local News

N. CATASAUQUA

North Catasauqua Borough Council, during its meeting Nov. 14, made a special request that residents take care not to include sticks and other yard debris with the leaves they place curbside for pick-up by borough vehicles.

The borough’s leaf-collection machines have reportedly been damaged multiple times this season because they have gotten jammed with sticks, shrubs and other yard debris that residents have included in their leaf piles.

Marco N. Rossini

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Assumption BVM Church member

Marco N. Rossini, 55, of Northampton, died Nov. 8, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Jennine M. (Tonte) Rossini for 32 years.

Born in Easton, he was a son of the late Nello Rossini and Gina B. (Berlingeri) Rossini of Northampton.

He was a graduate of Phillipsburg High School. He attended Lincoln Technical Institute, Mt. Laurel, N.J.

He was an electrical engineering assistant by Cobham Integrated Electronic Solutions, Lansdale, for the past 23 years.

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 by The Press in Local News

NOVEMBER

MONDAY 20

Catasauqua Borough Public Safety Committee meets 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.

TUESDAY 21

Catasauqua Borough Zoning Hearing Board meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.

Catasauqua Borough Public Utilities Committee meets 6 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.

Catasauqua Borough Public Works Committee meets 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.

Hanover Township (Lehigh County) Planning Commission meets 7:30 p.m. in the township building, 2202 Grove Road.

WEDNESDAY 22

Meeting set

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

German Friends

The regular monthly meeting of the Pennsylvania German Friends will be held 7 p.m. Nov. 16 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 1933 Hanover Avenue, Allentown.

Developing skills to build simple Dutch sentences will be the main focus.

The public is invited to this free meeting.

The Pennsylvania German Friends organization meets the third Thursday of the month at the church, except the month of April and the summer months of July and August.

Parking is available in the lot across Tacoma Street; use the ground floor office entrance.

Marie C. Frana

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Sacred Heart Catholic Church member

Marie C. Frana, 55, of Bath, died Nov. 12, 2017, at her residence.

She was a daughter of the late Anthony J. and Mary C. (Szoke) Frana.

She was a 1980 graduate of Northampton Area Senior High School.

She was most recently a waitress for the Turn-In Family Restaurant, Bath.

She attended Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Bath.

Race results

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 by The Press in Local News

These are unofficial results, per the counties’ voter registration offices, as of Nov. 15. The winners’ names appear in bold.

Lehigh County executive

Phillips Armstrong (D), 24,675 votes

Brad Osborne (R), 22,116 votes

Lehigh County commissioner, District 3

Amy Zanelli (D), 4,744 votes

Robert E. Smith Jr. (R), 2,760 votes

Northampton County executive

Lamont G. McClure (D), 22,477 votes

John Brown (R), 19,278 votes

Northampton County Council

Ronald R. Heckman (D), 21,710 votes

William McGee (D), 20,896 votes