Catasauqua Press

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

MARCH 14

Officers attempted to contact an individual in the 400 block of Race Street for Upper Saucon Township police.

A citation was issued on 14th Street.

In the 200 block of Race Street, a citation was issued for a construction zone traffic violation.

At Whittier Place Apartments, 895 Walnut St., a dog bite occurred. The owner was cited.

MARCH 15

A cable wire was pulled down in the 800 block of Race Street. Police responded.

Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in Local News

APRIL

MONDAY 15

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 16

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.

Roughies Report: Guidance office needs photos

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in School

All Catasauqua High School seniors are reminded to continue to submit photos showing your plans for after graduation to Mrs. Frantz in the guidance office.

Try to be creative!

All photos will be posted on the bulletin board located outside of the CHS guidance office.

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Hanover Township is currently interviewing for a part-time job to maintain the park system on weekends from mid-April through October. Applicants must be 17 or older.

Pay is above minimum wage.

More information is available on the bulletin board outside the CHS guidance office.

Sheckler News: PSSA testing to begin April 15

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in School

Students in third and fourth grade will begin PSSA testing in language arts April 15-17. Testing will resume after the spring break.

Students should get a good night of rest and eat a healthy breakfast, especially during testing dates, as they should also do every day. Students should also avoid being tardy or absent and shouldn’t have any appointments scheduled during testing days.

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School will be closed April 18-22 for spring break.

Northampton: Borough egg hunt set for April 13

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The borough will hold its annual Easter egg hunt 11 a.m. April 13 at Municipal Park, Smith Lane and Laubach Avenue. Rain date is 1 p.m. April 14.

The event is open to Northampton residents up to age 10. All participants will receive prizes.

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The Hungarian Hall, Stewart and Canal streets, will hold an Easter egg hunt 11:30 a.m. April 14.

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Antoinette R. Beers

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Northampton

Antoinette R. Beers, 62, died April 1, 2019, at St. Luke’s Hospital-Anderson campus. She was the wife of David D. Beers.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Phillip and Elaine (Zellers) DaMore.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Elliott P. of Walnutport; two sisters, Christine DaMore of Bethlehem and Denise Reppert of Northampton; and two nieces, Angela and Andrea.

Contributions may be made to the funeral home, 2119 Washington Ave., Northampton, 18067.

Arrangements were made by Schisler Funeral Home Inc.

Mary “Mitza” M. Filipovits

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Queenship of Mary Church member

Mary “Mitza” M. Filipovits, 92, of Northampton, died March 31, 2019, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Joseph Filipovits.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary (Mulzet) Geosits.

She worked at Cross Country Clothes for 36 years.

She was a member of Queenship of Mary Church and the Altar and Rosary Society. She sang on the Hungarian choir for 15 years and on the English choir for 10 years.

Eugene O. Schaffer

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Queenship of Mary Church member

Eugene O. Schaffer, 83, of Schnecksville, died March 27, 2019, in his home. He was the husband of Catherine H. (Nemeth) Schaffer for 58 years.

Born in Orefield, he was the son of the late Charles and Leah (Rauch) Schaffer.

He was a sheet metal technician at Mack Trucks Inc., Allentown, for 30 years before retiring in 1991. Since his formal retirement, he was employed part time in the postal room of the former Meridian Bank, Allentown, and as a custodian at Neffs National Bank for 12 years before retiring.

He was a member of Queenship of Mary Church, Northampton.

Michael P. Cohan

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John the Baptist Church member

Michael P. Cohan, 46, of Whitehall, died April 3, 2019, at St. Luke’s Sacred Heart Campus, Allentown. He was the husband of Elissa (Neuman) Cohan for 19 years.

Born in East Liverpool, Ohio, he was the son of Patrick Cohan and Darlene (Baker) Souchak.

He honorably served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1991 to 1996.

He was a member of St. John the Baptist Church, Stiles.

In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by two sons, Brendan and Brett; a sister, Clarissa Cohan; a stepsister, Susan; nieces; and nephews.