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Northampton police

Thursday, October 25, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCTOBER 15

· A report of a man shattering a side entry door brought officers to the PNC Bank, 2102 Main St.

OCTOBER 16

· Police responded to a report of a GPS and cologne stolen from a vehicle in the 400 block of East Seventh Street.

· Officers were called to the CVS Pharmacy, 29 W. 21st St., to investigate a report of a man who stole a Halloween mask and several bags of candy.

OCTOBER 17

Charotin Hose Co. Fire Calls

Thursday, October 25, 2012 by The Press in Local News

North Catasauqua's Charotin Hose Company responded to the following calls recently:

Smoke in a dwelling

Aug. 24, 5:13 p.m.

Charotin firefighters responded with the Catasauqua and Han-Le-Co fire departments for smoke in a dwelling in the unit block of Race Street. The caller had reported smoke filling the residence. Investigation revealed an electrical malfunction in a ceiling fan. Personnel isolated the ceiling fan to prevent further issues.

Structure fire report

Aug. 28, 10:34 a.m.

Weissport

Thursday, October 25, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Festival to take place Oct. 27-28

An Old Fashioned Hay Ride and Fall Fest will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27; and Sunday, Oct. 28, at the Weissport Park and Lehigh Canal Park at Weissport, 880 Allen St.

The event will include tractor-drawn hayrides along the historic canal, a tractor show, crafters, a pumpkin patch, homemade food and children's activities.

This event is also catering to seniors, elderly individuals and people with disabilities. Families of all ages are also invited to attend.

Hayrides will be held every 20 minutes, from 11 a.m. throughout the day.

Sheckler News

Thursday, October 25, 2012 by The Press in School

Fundraising has its rewards

Once again the Cherrydale fundraiser was a huge success with $31,000 in sales, bringing in a great profit to help fund activities and events held for Sheckler Elementary School students throughout the school year.

Students who sold 10 or more items will get to enjoy the Big Blast Party with DJ Hedi and giant inflatables. The party is planned for Nov. 9, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Judy "Chenaw" M. SantaMaria

Thursday, October 25, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

1959 WHS graduate

Judy "Chenaw" M. SantaMaria, 71, of Bethlehem Township, died Oct. 12, 2012, in her home. She was the wife of the late Peter V. SantaMaria for 48 years.

Born in Allentown and raised in Fullerton, she was a daughter of the late Roy A. and Mildred L. (Matthews) Freeman Jr.

She was a 1959 graduate of Whitehall High School. She earned a degree in psychology from Moravian College.

She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, Bethlehem.

Geraldine K. Dorwart

Thursday, October 25, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Faith Evangelical Lutheran member

Geraldine K. Dorwart, 58, of Northampton, died Oct. 17, 2012, at Muhlenberg Hospital, Bethlehem.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late John and Arlene (Saylor) Hawkey.

She was a certified nurse's assistant. She was also a CNC operator for Victaulic, Forks Township, and was a brakeman on the railroad.

She was a member of Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, Whitehall.

Be a bucket filler

Thursday, October 25, 2012 by The Press in School

From left, Tyler Andrews, Delaney Troxell, Ezekiel Sobrado and Paige Shupp hold up a bucket they decorated for the Sheckler Elementary School Think First Assembly held recently in the school cafeteria. Each class decorated a bucket now being used by teachers to promote positive behavior in their classrooms. Each time a student does or says kind things to others, the individual teacher will fill the bucket with a star cut out. On each star cut out is written a kind thing or kind word someone did or said for another.

Mary E. (Lawrence) Csicsek

Thursday, October 25, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Telecom Pioneers

Mary E. (Lawrence) Csicsek, 96, of Bethlehem, died Oct. 9, 2012, in her home. She was the wife of the late Charles "Chickie" M. Csicisek.

Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late John and Rose (Biro) Lawrence.

She worked for Laros Printery and, during World War II, for the Bethlehem Steel. She worked for Western Electric for 25 years, retiring in 1976.

Lehigh County

Thursday, October 25, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

PA 2-1-1 now available

PA 2-1-1, which connects people who need help with critical services and volunteer opportunities, is now available in the Lehigh Valley area.

PA 2-1-1 East is a free, comprehensive, information and referral program and one of seven regional 2-1-1 call centers in Pennsylvania.

The toll-free telephone number offers information and referrals for a broad range of services including basic needs, food banks, child and elder care, health services, housing and support groups.