Catasauqua Borough Council meets 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.
Catasauqua Borough Recreation Committee meets 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.
Catasauqua Borough Authority meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.
Catasauqua Area School Board meets 7 p.m. in the administration office board room, 251 N. 14th St.
Catasauqua Borough Planning and Zoning Committee meets 9:30 a.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.
The Toga Party Band will perform 7-10 p.m. Aug. 10 at Catasauqua Park Amphitheater, 501 American St.
Come on out with your lawn chairs, blankets and refreshments for a fun music-filled evening!
The Catasauqua High School Class of 1966 has completed its birthday party picnic plans. The picnic will take place 2 p.m. Sept. 15 at North Catasauqua William J. Albert Memorial Park, 701 Grove St.
It’s a BYOB, and the class will provide soda and water. It will be catered by Cathy’s Creative Catering & Cafe, and a cake will be provided.
Larry Becker, 76, of Camp Hill and formerly of Catasauqua, died Aug. 1, 2018, at Elmcroft of Dillsburg. He was the husband of the late Patricia A. (Williams) Becker.
Born in Catasauqua, be was a son of the late Willard F. and Olive (Keller) Becker.
He was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Betty A. Hall, 93, of Northampton, died July 30, 2018, at her home. She was the wife of the late Richard Hall.
Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Raymond Spengler and the late Irma (Ritter) Spengler.
She was a cafeteria cashier for the Northampton School District for 16 years until she retired in 1985.
She was a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity, Northampton.
As the rain continued to fall Friday night and our local waterways rose ever higher, emergency personnel sounded the alarm, alerting residents a flash flood warning was in effect.
Cue the thunder, lightning and blinding downpours.
All phones in my house began to blare with the emergency notification, a signal not easily ignored. Police and fire departments posted messages on social media to tell residents of road closings due to creeks and streams spilling over their banks.
In the Lehigh Valley, 3-plus inches of rain had fallen from noon Friday to 8 a.m. Saturday.
Margaret A. (Heckman) Moser-Schell, 94, of Bethel and formerly of Krumsville, died July 28, 2018, at Laurel Center Nursing and Rehab, Hamburg. She was the wife of the late Francis R. Moser and the late Robert G. Schell.
Born in Lower Nazareth Township, she was a daughter of the late Robert M. and Mabel (Seibold) Heckman.
She attended Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Krumsville.
Stephen J. Deutsch, 91, of Allentown, died Aug. 1, 2018, at Country Meadows, Bethlehem. He was the husband of the late Helen B. (Billig) Deutsch.
Born in Kreidersville, he was a son of the late Steffan and Mary (Stutzenberger) Deutsch.
He was a 1945 graduate of Northampton High School.
He was a World War II veteran and was in the U.S. Army Air Corps.
He was a supermarket refrigeration specialist and worked for 22 years for R.L. Eggert Refrigeration Company, Irvington, N.J., until he retired in 1992.
Dale T. Fenstermaker, 84, of Allentown, died July 29, 2018, in his home.
Born in North Whitehall Township, he was a son of the late Tilghman and Hattie E. (Bear) Fenstermaker.
He was a laborer for Grim Sanitation Company, Ironton.
He attended Jordan United Church of Christ, Walberts.
He volunteered at Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital, Allentown.
He is survived by two sisters, Dolores M. and her husband Leroy Bogert of Germansville and Lois A. Muth of Northampton; nieces; nephews; and his caregiver, Debra K. Brueckner, with whom he resided.