Catasauqua Press

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Elementary school: Winners announced for pumpkin contest

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 by The Press in School

Judging for the pumpkin-decorating contest at Sheckler took place Oct. 26. Here are the winners in the following categories.

Funniest: Layla Zimmerman and Ava Baraket

Most Colorful: Tie — Natalie Cooper, Joseph Conway and Rylee Meisner

Best Animal Theme: Ruby Moore and Alescia Lewis

Prettiest: Brennah Coulter and Aviana Snyder

Most Unusual: Jackson Resto and Elizabeth McIlhaney

Best Classroom Theme: Tie — Mrs. Conner and Ms. Devin’s class and Ms. Kostura’s class

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 28

A suspicious person on Wyandotte Street and Howertown Road was investigated.

Police received a report of an unwanted person in the 1100 block of Front Street.

Officers assisted Coplay police with the report of a disorderly group at Fourth and Chestnut streets.

OCT. 29

A traffic stop was conducted at Third and Eugene streets resulting in a DUI report.

The department received a parking complaint in the 1200 block of Second Street.

Coplay: Annual coat drive has begun

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 by The Press in Columns

For the ninth year, Warmth for a Friend is reaching out to the community to donate coats, sweaters, gloves, scarves and hats, along with other types of winter wear, for those in need.

Drop-off locations are available Nov. 5-Dec. 9 at St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, 4 S. Fifth St., and St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, 3024 Ruch St., Stiles.

Please put all your donations in plastic bags to make it easier for pickup and distribution.


Sarah Elizabeth Guth

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Walnutport

Sarah Elizabeth (Laub) Guth, 83, of Walnutport, died Oct. 29, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg campus, Bethlehem.

She was the wife of Dollard S. Guth for 58 years.

Born in Egypt, she was the daughter of the late Clarence E. Sr. and Flossie M. (Troxell) Laub.

She was a teacher’s aide and cafeteria food service worker in the Parkland School District for several years before retiring. Before that, she worked at Newhard Farms, Coplay, and the former McCrory’s, Allentown.

Dorothy H. Miller

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Whitehall

Dorothy H. Miller, 96, of Whitehall, died Oct. 28, 2017, at her daughter’s home. She was the wife of the late Richard S. Miller for 40 years.

Born in Port Talbot, South Wales, she was a daughter of the late Charles H. and Sushanna (Thomas) House.

She was a registered nurse and a supervisor at Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital, Allentown, until she retired.

She was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Allentown.

Adeline M. Fritzinger

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Walnutport

Adeline M. Fritzinger, 88, of Walnutport, died Oct. 28, 2017, after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Nevin A. Fritzinger Jr.

Born in Cementon, she was a daughter of the late John and Estrella (Fornaciari) Rossi.

She was employed at General Electric Corporation, Allentown, for 49 years.

She is survived by a daughter, Tina M. of Center Valley; a son, Mark D. and daughter-in-law Dana of Boca Raton, Fla.; a sister, Viola Rossi; a brother, John Rossi of Allentown; and a granddaughter, Hanna Fritzinger of San Francisco, Calif.

Bernard G. Miller

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church member

Bernard G. Miller, 94, of Allentown, died Oct. 23, 2017, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He was the husband of Ruth R. (Moyer) Miller for 64 years.

Born in Whitehall, he was the son of the late Robert D. and Florence (Herbster) Miller.

He was a custodian at Lehigh Career and Technical Institute, Schnecksville, for seven years before retiring.

Before that, he worked for Harold M. Blacker Construction, Wescosville, for 10 years and the former Giant Portland Cement Co., Whitehall, for 22 years.