Catasauqua Press

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Coplay police

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 23

Officers investigated a juvenile complaint in the unit block of North Front Street.

A bicycle was found and returned to the owner in the unit block of South Fourth Street.

The department handled parking complaints on Chestnut Street and Schreiber Avenue.

JULY 24

An open door in the 500 block of Chestnut Street was investigated.

Police responded to a report of suspicious activity in the 100 block of Chestnut Street.

Philip J. Cyriax

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Whitehall

Philip J. Cyriax, 54, of Whitehall, died unexpectedly July 23, 2018, due to injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.

Born in South Amboy, N.J., he was a son of the late Conrad and Muriel (Byrnes) Cyriax.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Wilkes University.

He was, for many years, a claims adjuster for multiple insurance companies.

Roger W. Landes

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

attended Grace United Church of Christ

Roger W. Landes, 67, of Walnutport, died July 25, 2018, at RiverStone Manor, Walnutport.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Warren and Mildred (Bartleson) Landes.

He was a veteran of the Vietnam War.

He formerly attended Grace United Church of Christ, Northampton.

Contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements were made by Schisler Funeral Home Inc., Northampton.

Whitehall man killed in Allentown accident

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Lehigh County

A Whitehall Township man was killed July 23 in a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian in Allentown.

According to reports, Philip J. Cyriax, 54, was crossing the roadway on foot in the area of 1033 Airport Road at approximately 8:57 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle. He was pronounced dead at approximately 9:20 p.m. at St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem, by the Lehigh County Coroner’s Office.

Gary W. Appel

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Whitehall

Gary W. Appel, 54, of Whitehall, died July 18, 2018, at home.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of Elaine N. (Heil) and the late Ronald W. Appel.

He was in the U.S. Marines.

He was a truck driver for Penske Truck Leasing Company.

He was a member of Zion’s Reformed United Church of Christ, Allentown.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by four siblings, Kevin, Darren, Linda and Denise; and three nephews.

Services are private.

Arrangements were made by Trexler Funeral Home, Allentown.

Mary Karol

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of North Catasauqua

Mary Karol, 92, of North Catasauqua, died July 26, 2018. She was the wife of the late John Karol for 40 years.

She was a daughter of the late Paul and Kathryn (Drabic) Sharga.

She was a seamstress and worked for 44 years in various clothing factories. She helped in the family grocery store.

Catasauqua: Allentown Marine Band comes to borough park amphitheater

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The Catasauqua Park Amphitheater, 501 American St., presents the Allentown Marine Band 7-10 p.m. Aug. 3.

Come on out with your lawn chairs, blankets and refreshments for a fun music-filled evening!

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The Night at the Races event will take place Aug. 4 at Catasauqua American Legion Post 215, 330 Second St. Doors open 6 p.m., and races begin 7 p.m.

Donations (a minimum of $10) will be taken at the door.

Enjoy a complimentary barbecue dinner, beer and soda.

You must be 21 or older to attend.

Northampton: VFW Post 4714 lists August events

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, Main Street and Laubach Avenue, has planned the following activities throughout the month.

Aug. 3, 7:30 p.m., polka and button box

Aug. 10, 9 p.m., karaoke with DJ PK

Aug. 17, 7:30 p.m., polka and button box

Aug. 24 10 p.m., karaoke with Crazy K

Aug. 25, 8 p.m., music mix and dance party with DJ Flip Side

Aug. 31, 7:30 p.m., polka and button box

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Happenings

Monday, July 30, 2018 by The Press in Columns

JULY 30

• Upcycled music box (for grades 6-12), 2 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information and registration: 610-262-7537

• Game night, 5-7 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

JULY 31

• Summer learning program concludes (Officer Wiseman and K-9 partner Zora will visit), 10:30-11:30 a.m., at Public Library of Catasauqua, 302 Bridge St. Information: 610-264-4151

Lehigh Valley Stage: Summer Theater

Friday, July 27, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

Labuda Center for the Performing Arts, DeSales University, Center Valley. pashakespeare.org; 610-282-9455

“Alice in Wonderland,” through Aug. 4, Schubert Theatre

“Shakespeare in Love,” through Aug. 5, Main Stage

“King Richard II,” through Aug. 5, Main Stage

“All’s Well That Ends Well,” through Aug. 5, Schubert Theatre

“Shakespeare for Kids,” through Aug. 2, Main Stage

Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre

Baker Center for the Arts, Trexler Pavilion, 2400 Chew St., Allentown. muhlenberg.edu/SMT, 484-664-3333