Catasauqua Press

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Thelma “Sue” H. Sturdik

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Walnutport

Thelma “Sue” H. Sturdik, 79, of Walnutport, died Jan. 31, 2019, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Lehighton. She was the wife of the late Laurence Sturdik Sr.

Born in McKeansburg, she was a daughter of the late Alfred S. and Minerva E. (Moyer) Mervine.

She was a 1957 graduate of Blue Mountain High School.

She was a certified nursing assistant at Holy Family Manor, Bethlehem, until she retired in 2009. She owned and operated Sue’s Ceramic Shop, Treichlers. She was an artist known for her paintings and drawings.

Whitehall police

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

JAN. 26

Police provided a protection-from-abuse order in the 3800 block of Lehigh Street.

A theft from a vehicle in the 3300 block of North Second Street was investigated.

Officers responded to criminal mischief in the 4100 block of Chestnut Street.

The department investigated a wanted person in the 4100 block of North Church Street.

Disorderly conduct in the 5000 block of Foxdale Drive was reported.

A theft occurred at Lehigh Valley Mall.

Property tax/rent rebate applications are now available

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Pennsylvania

Application forms for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program are now available for eligible Pennsylvanians to begin claiming rebates on property taxes or rent paid in 2018.

The deadline to apply for a rebate is June 30.

Applicants may obtain Property Tax/Rent Rebate claim forms (PA-1000) and related information on the Department of Revenue’s website or by calling 1-888-222-9190.

Evelyn R. Marsteller

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

self-employed dog groomer

Evelyn R. Marsteller, 85, of Macungie and formerly of Florida, died Jan. 30, 2019. She was the wife of the late Edwin H. Marsteller for 63 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Aaron D. Sr. and Clara (Berky) Carl.

She was an Allentown High School graduate.

She was a self-employed dog groomer for many years.

She was a member of Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church.

Northampton: Queenship group plans trip

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Queenship of Mary Cenacle is sponsoring a bus trip to see the show “Jesus” at Sight & Sound Theatre, Lancaster, May 9. The cost includes everything but the buffet luncheon at Shady Maple. Proceeds allow the Cenacle to make monthly charitable donations.

For more information, call Fran at 610-262-1663 or Rosie at 610-262-2838.

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Northampton AARP Chapter 3915 will meet Feb. 13 at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave. Doors open 11 a.m. Refreshments will be provided.

N. Catasauqua police

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JAN. 20

Police were on the scene of a hit-and-run accident in the 1100 block of Front Street.

A burglar alarm in the 400 block of Grove Street was investigated.

Officers assisted the fire department in the 1000 block of Railroad Street.

JAN. 22

A burglar alarm in the 1000 block of Railroad Street brought police to the scene.

The department addressed a general complaint in the 1200 block of Second Street.

JAN. 23

College Corner

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in

Dean’s list is announced

Bloomsburg University

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania has recently released its list of students named to the dean’s list for the fall semester of the 2018-19 academic year. To qualify for dean’s list, a student must earn a quality-point average of 3.5 or higher (based on 4.0) during the semester.

Arlene M. Forner

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Catasauqua Women’s Club member

Arlene M. Forner, 91, of Whitehall, died Jan. 10, 2019, at her residence at Fellowship Terrace. She was the wife of the late Harold J. Forner.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Minnie (Tatarsky) Ferenchak.

She was a 1944 graduate of Catasauqua High School.

She was a member of St. Mary’s Church of the Annunciation, Catasauqua.

She was a member of the Catasauqua Women’s Club for many years.