Catasauqua Press

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Maryann Bahner

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Northampton High School graduate

Maryann Bahner, 75, died Oct. 22, 2019, at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was the wife of Frederick Bahner for 57 years.

Born in Bath, she was the daughter of the late George A. and Catherine P. (Smith) Fritz.

She was a 1961 graduate of Northampton High School.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by three children; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; 14 siblings; and a large extended family.

Contributions may be made to Carbon County Animal Shelter, 63 Broad St., Nesquehoning, 18240.

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

Sheila Marie Green

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

attended St. Paul’s United Church of Christ

Sheila Marie Green, 56, of Whitehall, died Oct. 22, 2019, at the inpatient hospice unit of Lehigh Valley Hospital. She was the wife of Robert Green.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of Arthur and Shirley (DeLong) Kuhns.

She worked for Lehigh Valley Health Network for more than 20 years.

She attended St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Northampton.

In addition to her husband and parents, she is survived by three children, Brandon, Alex and Angela; a brother, Rodney Kuhns; and two sisters, Faye Ann Rohrbach and Danita Short.

Reno L. Gogel

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Salem United Methodist Church member

Reno L. Gogel, 79, of Whitehall and formerly of Northampton, died Oct. 22, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Salisbury Township. She was the wife of the late Robert E. Gogel Sr.

Born in Rockville, Lehigh Township, she was a daughter of the late Willard and Agnes (Mae) Hess.

She was employed in the custodial services department of the Northampton Area School District, retiring in 1999.

An active member of Salem United Methodist Church, Danielsville, she volunteered with the ladies group providing senior lunches and church dinners.

Stella M. Bodisch

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Coplay

Stella M. Bodisch, 98, formerly of Allentown, died Oct. 14, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. She was the wife of the late Walter J. Bodisch.

Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Mary Sinko.

She is survived by a daughter, Veronica B. Kazmakites of Fishkill, N.Y.; and a sister, Helen Wolfel of Denver, Col.

She was predeceased by a brother, Stephen Sinko; and three sisters, Mary Laky, Teresa Sinko and Anna Bodish.

Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, c/o the funeral home, 327 Chestnut St., Coplay, 18037.

Happenings

Monday, October 28, 2019 by The Press in Columns

OCT. 28

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

• Keep Me in Stitches meeting, 5:30 p.m., at Public Library of Catasauqua, 302 Bridge St. Information: 610-264-4151

• Halloween Fright Night event, 6 p.m., at Public Library of Catasauqua, 302 Bridge St. Information: 610-264-4151

• Coplay Community Days committee meeting, 7 p.m., in council chambers at Coplay Borough Hall, 98 S. Fourth St.

8 DAYS A WEEK:

Friday, October 25, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Down for The Count: The Allentown Band performs an original score to accompany a screening of the silent film, “Nosferatu,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown. It’s the perfect scene for Halloween. The film will be projected on a large screen while the Allentown Band performs an original score by composer and Allentown band member, Stephen Reisteter. The 1922 German Expressionist horror film directed by F. W. Murnau, is re-mastered in high definition format. Actor Max Schreck plays Orlok in the film, an unauthorized adaptation of Bram Stoker’s novel, “Dracula” (1897).

Film series at JCC in Allentown

Friday, October 25, 2019 by The Press in Focus

“Jewish Film Nights at the J” begins at 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Jewish Community Center, 22nd and Tilghman streets, Allentown.

The first film, “93Queen,” is described as “an upbeat, inspiring and revealing documentary that takes place in Brooklyn, N.Y.”

“93Queen” follows Rachel “Ruchie” Freier, a no-nonsense Hasidic lawyer and mother of six who is determined to shake up the “boys club” in her Hasidic community by creating Ezras Nashim, the first all-female ambulance corps in New York City.

Euclid Quartet

Friday, October 25, 2019 by The Press in Focus

CMSOB:

The Euclid Quartet performs at 3 p.m. Oct. 27, Foy Hall, Moravian College, Main and Church streets, Bethlehem.

The quartet will be joined by cellist Adrian Daurov.

The Chamber Music Society of Bethlehem program is: Robert Paterson, “Quartet No. 2” (2018) and Schubert, “String Quintet in C Major, D. 956, Cello Quintet.

Tickets: at the door; cmsob.org; 610-435-7611

‘Fall Job Fair’

Friday, October 25, 2019 by The Press in Business Showcase

LCCC:

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) hosts a “Fall Job Fair,” 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Nov. 7, Lisa Scheller Community Services Center (CSC) on the college’s main campus in Schnecksville.

LCCC students and alumni are encouraged to attend. The public is also invited.

Bring resumes and wear professional attire.

More than 100 local and regional employers’ representatives are expected to be available to discuss full-time, part-time, seasonal and internship opportunities.

This event is free.

Lehigh Valley Health Network names Chief Wellness Officer

Friday, October 25, 2019 by The Press in Business Showcase

Joseph Patruno, MD, board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN), has been named Chief Wellness Officer of Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN).

“Physician burnout is a vexing problem,” Thomas Whalen, MD, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of LVHN, said.

In the 2019 Medscape National Physician Burnout Report, 44 percent of physicians reported feeling burned out. Whalen said Patruno was appointed Chief Wellness Officer to address this pressing issue and promote well-being among health-care professionals.