Catasauqua Press

Sunday, April 30, 2017

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by The Press in Local News

APRIL

MONDAY 24

Catasauqua Borough Council holds a workshop meeting 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.

Catasauqua Borough General Government committee meets 6:30 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.

TUESDAY 25

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

WEDNESDAY 26

Lehigh County Board of Commissioners meets 7:30 p.m. in the public hearing room of the Lehigh County Government Center, 17 S. Seventh St., Allentown.

THURSDAY 27

WHITEHALL POLICE

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

MARCH 26

A report of an animal complaint summoned police to MacArthur Road.

A sounding alarm summoned officers to Sumner Avenue.

Police were called to MacArthur Road for a report of retail theft.

A report of a motor vehicle accident brought police to MacArthur Road.

Officers responded to a sounding alarm on MacArthur Road.

MARCH 27

Police were called to Belleview Drive for a report of harassment.

Officers responded to a report of a reckless driver on Columbia Street.

James Everett Kern Sr.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

bricklayer, electrician

James Everett Kern Sr., 87, of Northampton, died April 10, 2017, at home. He was the husband of the late Joyce (Lazar) Kern.

Born in Coplay, he was a son of the late James T. and the late Mary (Everett) Kern.

He was a corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1947 to 1950. In 1948, he was a mechanic for the United Nations staff, supervising the application of the Palestine truce under the authority of the United Nations mediator on Palestine and the Security Council truce commission.

N. CATASAUQUA POLICE

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

APRIL 9

A report of a DUI brought officers to Front and Arch streets.

Officers responded to a report of suspicious activity in the 1400 block of Main Street.

The theft of a bicycle brought police to the 1000 block of Third Street.

Police responded to a report of an attempted burglary in the 1000 block of Third Street.

A report of an open gate summoned officers to the 1000 block of Front Street.

Police conducted a traffic stop at Limestone and Eugene streets.

APRIL 10

Evelyn E. Tancin

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

seamstress

Evelyn E. Tancin, 84, of Whitehall, died April 1, 2017, in Holy Family Manor, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Thomas N. Tancin.

Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Morris and Hattie (Grim) Clewell.

She was a seamstress for many years.

She is survived by a son, Robert and his wife Maureen; a granddaughter, Nicole Tancin; two grandsons, Thomas J. Tancin and his partner Timothy Larkin, and Corey Tancin; and two sisters, Harriet Santee and Ruthann Shambo.

Helena Radakovits

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Hungary

Helena Radakovits, 95, died Feb. 27, 2017, of a long-term illness. She was the wife of the late Frank Geosits and the late Edward Radakovits. She was born in Szentpeterfa, Hungary.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Queenship of Mary parish.

She is survived by a daughter, Clara Mian; a stepdaughter, Linda and her husband John Issowits; a stepson-in-law, Fred Kedl; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a niece, Mary Filipovits; two great-nieces, Rosemarie Schlenick and Susan Hall; and a goddaughter, Kathy Farago.

COPLAY POLICE

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

APRIL 10

Officers were called to the unit block of Front Street to investigate a drug complaint.

A report of a parking complaint brought police to the Giant parking lot, 202 Chestnut St.

Police responded to a report of a barking dog in the unit block of North Fourth Street.

A parking complaint brought police to the unit block of South Front Street.

An alarm summoned officers to the unit block of South Sixth Street.

Chicken paprikas is on the menu April 30

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by The Press in Columns

St. John Fisher Catholic Church will be holding a chicken paprikas dinner 4-7 p.m. April 30.

On the menu will be the chicken, rice or noodles, salad, green beans, a beverage and dessert.

Children under the age of 5 eat free. There is a reduced price for advance ticket sales.

Advance tickets are available after Masses at the church the next two weekends or by calling either Fred Hutterer at 610-264-1439 or Peggy McCarty at 610-264-0307.

The church is located at 1229 Third St.

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