Catasauqua Press

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Betty J. Eisenhard

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Weaversville

Betty J. Eisenhard, 87, of Nazareth and formerly of Weaversville, died June 3, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of the late William H. Eisenhard Jr.

Born in Beersville, she was a daughter of the late Harry L. and Lillian (Miller) Reimer.

She was a garment worker and presser for Miss Robin Dress Company, Allentown, for many years until she took retirement.

She was a member of Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Bethlehem.

She was a member of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union.

Tracey Lynn Heffelfinger

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

Tracey Lynn Heffelfinger, 48, of Northampton, died May 27, 2018, from myeloid leukemia.

She was a daughter of Arthur “Tom” Heffelfinger and the late Sally A. (Brutchak) Heffelfinger.

In addition to her father, she is survived by a brother, Scott and his wife Audrey and their sons Zachary, Nicholas and Matthew; an aunt, Nancy and her husband Ronald Motsko; and cousins and their families.

Contributions may be made to the family.

Arrangements were made by Gilbert Funeral Home Inc., Whitehall.

Mary T. Danko

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Peter Roman Catholic Church member

Mary T. Danko, 94, of Coplay, died May 31, 2018, at home. She was the wife of the late Bernard J. Danko.

Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late Martin and Rose (Klement) Anthony Sr.

She was a seamstress for various factories in the Lehigh Valley for many years. Before that, she was a hairdresser.

She was a member of St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, Coplay.

She is survived by a daughter, Mary-Beth; a son, James; and a sister, Anna Udicious, all of Coplay; nieces; and nephews.

On the Homefront: Fathers matter in the lives of their children

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

All research begins with someone asking the question, “I wonder ...?” That is what my research design instructor told us on the first day of class.

I have a number of things that make me go, “Huh ...!” but at the behest of my family, who had to endure me going through graduate school a few years ago, I decided to spare them and not to embark upon a Ph.D.

North Catasauqua: Carnival continues to June 16

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The North Catasauqua small Town USA carnival will continue through June 16 at North Catasauqua William J. Albert Memorial Park, 701 Grove St.

The event will feature live music, carnival rides, games, a raffle and a food court. Discounted carnival rides are offered on Thursday and Saturday.

Volunteers are needed to help with the carnival. Email NCataCentennial@aol.com to sign up.

Catasauqua High School Class of 2018 awards, scholarships

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in School

The following awards and scholarships were presented at a May 30 program at Catasauqua High School.

Woman’s Club of Catasauqua: Branden Bilheimer, Madison Emery, Megan Nyce, Steven Cam Ritter

Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Seminar-Representative: Jacob Smith

Woman’s Club of Catasauqua (for highest average in English-applied): Luke Creyer

Woman’s Club of Catasauqua (for highest average in English-academic): Lucas Bloszinsky

Jim Kappes Memorial Scholarship Award: Cache Burno

Whitehall police

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

MAY 24

Officers addressed reports of disorderly conduct in the 1800 block of Schadt Avenue.

A theft from a vehicle in the 1200 block of Olympic Circle South was reported.

Police investigated a domestic offense against family in the 1300 block of Mickley Road.

The department addressed theft reports on Mechanicsville Road and North Second Street.

A wanted person in the 600 block of Front Street was reported.

Criminal mischief in the 3200 block of East Columbia Street was investigated.

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Local News

JUNE

MONDAY 18

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 19

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

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

Catasauqua Borough Zoning Hearing Board meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.