Catasauqua Press

Monday, February 19, 2018

Charles S. Keifer

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Queenship of Mary Church member

Clarence “Dumper” S. Keifer Jr., 88, of Northampton, died Jan. 30, 2018, in his home. He was the husband of the late Florence “Flossy” (Yandrositz) Keifer.

Born in West Catasauqua, he was a son of the late Clarence Sr. and Emma (Nultzer) Keifer.

He worked for the Borough of Coplay from 1948-1953 and then worked at the Keystone Cement Company for 39 years.

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

He was a member of the Holy Family Club and a life member of the Northampton Liederkranz, the Coplay Saengerbund and the American Club in Coplay.

James R. Kremsner

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Catasauqua

James “Jimmy” R. Kremsner, 55, formerly of Catasauqua, died Jan. 25, 2018, at his home. He was the husband of Kelly L. (Lauer) Kremsner for 29 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late James R. Sr. and Neva “Bonnie” K. (Strack) Kremsner.

He was a construction worker for various companies, including R.A. Haney and, most recently, Allied Building Supplies.

Lois B. Miller

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church member

Lois B. Miller, 84, of Whitehall, died Jan. 30, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Stanley L. Miller.

Born in Tamaqua, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Lillian (Rhubright) Bitsko.

She worked for the State Theatre, Easton, for two years until she retired in 1996. Before the State Theatre, she was an executive secretary of Ingersoll-Rand, Allentown, for 20 years and earlier for the president of the former Hess’s Department Store, Allentown, for 18 years.

She was a member of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Whitehall.


Tuesday, February 6, 2018 by The Press in Columns

FEB. 6

• Tai Chi, 12:30-1:30 p.m., at Whitehall Lifestyle Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. Information: 610-437-3700

• Creation Station Club (for kids of all ages), 6:30-7:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Cash bingo, 7 p.m., at Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive, Moore Township. Information and cost: fire company at 610-317-0808

Readers Pick

Friday, February 2, 2018 by The Press in Focus

This is the entry form for the Lehigh Valley Press Focus section “Readers Pick The Oscar Recipients Contest” for the 90th Academy Awards.


- “Darkest Hour”

- “Dunkirk”

- “Phantom Thread”

- “Get Out”

- “The Post”

- “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

- “The Shape of Water”

- “Lady Bird”

- “Call Me by Your Name”


- Paul Thomas Anderson, “Phantom Thread”

- Guillermo del Toro, “The Shape of Water”

- Christopher Nolan, “Dunkirk”

- Greta Gerwig, “Lady Bird”

Student Poetry Project now accepting entries

Friday, February 2, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Submissions are now being accepted for the 13th annual award-winning Lehigh Valley Press Student Poetry Project.

In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, poems will be selected in each of the Elementary School, Middle School and High School categories and published in the April 25 and April 26 Focus section in the eight Lehigh Valley Press newspapers and web sites.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, February 2, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-559-3245 for locations.

Wednesday, Jan. 31: “Winter Blues.” Chicken cordon bleu, scalloped potatoes, oven roasted vegetables, wheat roll w/ margarine, fresh blueberry fluff.

Thursday, Feb. 1: Roast pork with gravy, mashed potatoes, roasted Fuji apples, wheat bread with margarine, iced carrot cake.

Friday, Feb. 2: Toasted orzo chicken soup, cheese steak sandwich, Italian marinated vegetable salad, chilled peaches.

Monday, Feb. 5: Cream of tomato soup, Tater Tot casserole, succotash, pickled beets. wheat bread with margarine, rice pudding.

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, February 2, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, Jan. 31: Chicken Marsala, brown rice, green beans, pineapple tidbits.

Thursday, Feb. 1: Meatloaf with gravy, whipped potatoes, vegetable medley, pudding.

Friday, Feb. 2: Tilapia, whole grain pilaf, beets, fresh fruit.

Monday, Feb. 5: Swedish meatballs and gravy, whole wheat pasta, Capri blend, vegetables, whipped berries.

Tuesday, Feb. 6: Turkey, peas and carrots, biscuit, orange.

Wednesday, Feb. 7: Beef stew, buttered noodles, broccoli and cauliflower, applesauce.

Disney internship

Friday, February 2, 2018 by The Press in Focus


Lehigh Carbon Community College offers a cooperative work experience for LCCC students at Walt Disney World, Orlando, Fla., or Disneyland, Anaheim, Calif., for the fall 2018 semester.

Students can receive six college credits while learning at Disney World or Disneyland. Since the program began in September 1989, more than 400 LCCC students have participated.

Informational meetings are 6:30 p.m. Feb. 1 and 6:30 p.m. Feb. 7, Room 111, Academic Resource Center, main campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township. Relatives and friends are welcome.