Catasauqua Press

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Good Shepherd Women’s Circle event June 20

Friday, June 14, 2019 by The Press in Focus

The Women’s Giving Circle of Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network is holding a 10th anniversary celebration, 5:30-8:30 p.m. June 20, Gather Meetings & Events, Hilltop Gardens Chestnut property, 5402 Chestnut St., Emmaus.

Hors d’oeuvres prepared by 29 Cooks Catering and wine will be served. The event is open to women who would like to support Good Shepherd’s mission of improving the lives of adults and children with disabilities.

SteelStacks soccer clinic June 16

Thursday, June 13, 2019 by The Press in Sports

Girls and boys ages 5-12 are invited to enjoy a fun-filled morning honing their soccer skills and learning new ones during the free Youth Soccer Clinic presented by Women’s Premier Soccer League team Lehigh Valley Tempest June 16 at SteelStacks. The event, which is part of the FIFA World Cup ™ SoccerFest & Viewing Party, will take place from 10-11:30 a.m. and is open to all skill levels. Anyone interested in attending should sign up in advance at lvsoccerfest.com.

Robert Wilson Newhard Sr.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of East Allentown

Robert Wilson Newhard Sr., 75, of East Allentown, died June 1, 2019, at home. He was the husband of Margaret “Maggie” C. (Matthews) Newhard for 21 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Harry and Ardella (Klutz) Newhard.

He was a 1961 graduate of Dieruff High School.

He retired from Penske Truck Leasing after 34 years of service. He was a part-time carpet installer for Royal Furniture and was a bartender at the East Allentown Fire Company.

Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Press in Local News

JUNE

MONDAY 17

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

North Catasauqua Borough Council meets 7 p.m. in the borough building, 1066 Fourth St.

TUESDAY 18

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

Catasauqua Borough Zoning Hearing Board meets 7:30 p.m., as needed, 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 19

Coplay police

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 3

Police responded to a fireworks complaint in the 900 block of Oak Street.

Vehicle stops were conducted in the 200 block of North Second Street.

The department assisted a citizen in the 100 block of Center Street.

JUNE 4

A man was arrested after drugs were found in his vehicle during a traffic stop in the 100 block of Cherry Street.

Officers were on the scene of a domestic dispute in the unit block of South Second Street.

John L. Vrabel

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John the Baptist Church member

John L. Vrabel, 88, of Whitehall, died June 5, 2019, at Luther Crest, Allentown. He was the husband of Kathryn B. (Vavrick) for 66 years.

Born in Hanover Township, he was a son of the late Stephen and Anna (Dursa) Vrabel.

He was a 1952 graduate of Penn State.

He was a corporal in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict.

He was a distribution engineer at PP&L for 37 years.

He was a member of St. John the Baptist Church, Stiles; and of the Holy Name Society.

Whitehall police

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

MAY 27

Police were on the scene of an assault in the 5100 block of Laurel Lane.

Domestic offenses against family on Second Avenue and Seventh Street were investigated.

Officers responded to a report of harassment in the 900 block of Fairmont Avenue.

Disturbances on Jordan Drive and at Lehigh Valley Mall were reported.

Police investigated a theft from a vehicle in the 400 block of Oakwood Drive.

The department responded to criminal mischief in the 3300 block of South Second Street.

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 2

Police were on the scene of an assault in the area of Sixth and Chapel streets.

Domestic calls in the 1200 block of Howertown Road were investigated.

A DUI involving a wanted person at Second and Eugene streets had officers on the scene.

The department responded to a hit and run in the 1100 block of Howertown Road.

Police assisted a citizen in the 1100 block of Third Street.

Officers performed a welfare check in the 1000 block of Railroad Street.

JUNE 3

Jennifer A. Grube

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Northampton High School graduate

Jennifer Ann Grube, 47, of Emmaus, died June 1, 2019, at the inpatient hospice unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown.

Born in Fountain Hill, she was the daughter of Sharon A. (Smith) Kozlowski and Dale R. Lakey.

She was a 1989 graduate of Northampton High School and a 1991 graduate of Churchman’s Business School. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Alvernia College where she graduated summa cum laude.

She worked in the finance department at Nazareth School District for several years.