Catasauqua Press

Friday, December 14, 2018

Coplay police

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

DEC. 3

Police investigated a report of fraud in the unit block of South Second Street.

The department responded to a noise complaint in the 200 block of South Second Street.

DEC. 4

A suspicious vehicle in the 1200 block of Center Street was investigated.

A female’s wallet was found in the 600 block of North 19th Street and turned into police.

DEC. 5

Officers responded to a report of a black pug dog running loose in the 200 block of South Second Street.

Robert L. Strohl

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John Fisher church member

Robert L. Strohl, 83, of North Catasauqua, died Nov. 25, 2018, at home. He was the husband of Jean R. (Hutnick) Strohl for 58 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late George E. and Hannah E. (Dilliard) Strohl.

He was in the U.S. Army.

He was a foreman at the former Bethlehem Fabricators for many years.

He was a member of St. John Fisher Church, North Catasauqua.

He was a member of the Macungie Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9264.

Happenings

Monday, December 10, 2018 by The Press in Columns

DEC. 10

• Cupcake-decorating program for children (with Blondie’s Rebecca Zukowski-Gillespie), 6 p.m., at Public Library of Catasauqua, 302 Bridge St. Information and registration (required): 610-264-4151

• Christmas craft (for adults), 6 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information and registration (required): 610-262-7537

• Holiday chorus concert, 7 p.m., in the gymnasium of Moore Elementary School, 2835 Mountain View Drive, Bath

Christmastime arrives on tiptoes

Friday, December 7, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Not unlike a child on tiptoes taking a peak in wide-eyed wonderment at Santa’s toys, Christmastime performances of the beloved classic, “Nutcracker,” get ballet dancers en pointe.

If you haven’t seen the “Nutcracker” on stage, there are again several opportunities, including the Ballet Guild of the Lehigh Valley’s 50th anniversary performance (for that preview, see the Dec. 12 and 13 Focus section).

Loch:

Friday, December 7, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Loch celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary Nov. 17.

Farmers all of their life in Loch Valley, they also owned a milk-hauling business, K&R Loch Hauling, for 22 years.

They are members of St. Paul’s Church, Seiberlingsville, Albany Township, Lehigh County.

The Lochs also are members of Weisenberg, New Tripoli, Kempton and Kutztown fire companies.

They were married at the home of the late Rev. William Wolford.

They are both retired.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, December 7, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Call 610- 829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit https://www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx.

Wednesday, Dec. 5: Spaghetti and meatballs, parmesan cheese, tossed salad with Italian dressing, Italian bread with margarine, chilled pears.

Thursday, Dec. 6: Smoked sausage, grilled potatoes w/egg, three bean salad, fruit biscuit w/margarine, apple walnut crumb cake.

Friday, Dec. 7: Navy bean soup, apple juice, tuna salad hoagie, potato chips, carrot raisin salad, peanut butter cookie.

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, December 7, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, Dec. 5: Chopped steak w/ gravy, scalloped potatoes, carrots, tropical fruit, wheat dinner roll.

Thursday, Dec. 6: Roasted turkey breast, bread stuffing, green beans, orange.

Friday, Dec. 7: Battered fish with tartar sauce, confetti rice, Mediterranean medley, apple, wheat bread.

Monday, Dec. 10: Spaghetti w/ meat balls, broccoli, fruit cocktail.

Tuesday, Dec. 11: Veal w/mushroom gravy, mashed potatoes, creamed spinach, pears.

8 DAYS A WEEK:

Friday, December 7, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Kenny G at Christmas: For the first time ever, Kenny G is in concert at the State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6. On his highly-anticipated holiday tour, the phenomenal saxophone instrumentalist performs some of his greatest hits, including songs from 1994’s “Miracles: The Holiday Album.” His two other holiday albums are “Faith,“ 1999, and “Wishes,” 2002.

Article By: The Press

Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in Sports

DARTS

Suburban Dart League

Standings

Star of Beth 28 8 ,778

St. Paul’s 20 13 .606

Christ UCC 21 15 .583

Bath Luth 19 14 .576

Emmanuel 18 18 .500

Ebenezer 16 20 .444

St. Stephen’s 16 20 .444

Dryland 15 21 .417

Light of Christ 15 21 .417

Salem UCC 12 21 .364

Farmersville 12 21 .364

Dryland (12-8 11in, 6-3) at

Light of Christ (5-3)

D - Butch Silfies 9-13, Earl Sigley 7-14, Larry Golick 6-15 cycle 2HR, Al Gilbert 5-13.

Wilfred S. Jacoby

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Paul’s UCC member

Wilfred S. Jacoby, 96, died Nov. 27, 2018, at Gracedale Nursing Home, Nazareth. He was the husband of the late Gladys V. (Miller) Jacoby for 56 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Verna R. (Jacoby) Young and a stepson of Charles Young.

He was a clerk for the A&P Tea Company Inc. for 30 years before he retired in 1983.

He was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Northampton.

He was also a shop steward for 25 years for UFCW Local 1776.

He was a member of the Masonic lodge.