PRESS PHOTO BY BATHSHEBA MONK
Free programs will be presented 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. July 13 for the re-opening of the expanded Irma Broun-Kahn Education Building, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton.
Cindy Dunn, Deputy Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, is expected to attend the noon-time ribbon-cutting.
Schedule: hawkmountain.org, 610-756-6000
Theater creates the opportunity to live twice. If you are hooked on "Downton Abbey," perhaps part of the attraction is going inside: a beautiful castle, beautiful yet complicated and fragile lives, and a mesmerizing world from another time that is otherwise unavailable to us.
At the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival (PSF), you can live many lives: yours and the life of a famous English King, a novice nun in Vienna, an Oklahoma cowhand, a Victorian matriarch, a spy novel hero on the run, all in the same summer season.
ST. PAUL'S ANGLICAN CHURCH
25th & Livingston Streets
Allentown, 18104 - 610-435-0712
8:40 a.m. Morning Prayer
9 a.m. Holy Communion
'28 Book of Common Prayer
Wed., 10 a.m. Healing Service
Rev. Joseph S. Falzone
ASSEMBLY OF GOD
ASSEMBLY OF GOD
3449 Cherryville Road
Northampton - 610-262-5645
Daniel E. Lundmark, Pastor
Sunday School - 9:30 a.m.
Sunday Worship - 10:45 a.m.
Sunday Evening - 6:00 p.m.
Wed. Prayer & Bible - 7:30 p.m.
Josephine A. Ebert, 87, of Northampton, died June 13, 2013, in ManorCare, Bethlehem.
Born in Sheidys, she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Bertha (Harakal) Rechtor.
She was a member of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, Northampton.
Harold "Al" Azar, 91, died at his home in Coplay on June 24, 2013. He was the husband of Miriam "Irish" (Litzenberger) Azar. The couple celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary July 25, 2012.
He was the son of the late Shahod and Adelia Azar.
A proud World War II Army veteran, he was a staff sergeant in the 99th Infantry serving in the Battle of the Bulge.
He was a member of the American Legion Post 426, Coplay.
Retiring in 1986, he was a machinist for Phoenix Forging for 40 years.
An avid sports fan, he enjoyed watching his beloved Eagles and Phillies.
Northampton Generating Company, LP will pay a $119,354 fine as part of a consent assessment of civil penalty, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced recently.
The agreement resolves air emissions violations from late 2009 through the first half of 2012.
"The company is now in compliance," DEP Northeast Regional Director Mike Bedrin said. "We set a high but fair bar for environmental compliance, which is how Pennsylvania has achieved significant improvements in air quality across the state in recent years."
Olive M. Ritter, 95, of Whitehall and formerly of Coplay, died June 22, 2013, in Whitehall ManorCare. She was the wife of the late Alfred Groller and of the late LeRoy Ritter.
Born in West Catasauqua, she was a daughter of the late Edgar and Anna (Ebert) Butz.
She was a sewing machine operator.
She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church, Whitehall.
She volunteered at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg.
Robert V. Boettger, 75, of Allentown and formerly of West Catasauqua, died June 25, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospice, Allentown. He was the husband of Elizabeth (Nemeth) Boettger for 23 years.
Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Harry W. and Sophie M. (Krafisch) Boettger.
He was a machine operator at both the Fairtex and Wrights Textiles mills.
He was a member of St. Mary's Church, Catasauqua.
He was a former member of the Catasauqua Moose Lodge.
Local students graduate
Northampton Community College held its commencement May 23. Area students receiving degrees include:
Catasauqua: Kelly Ann Barina, associate in applied science; David Cudlic, associate in applied science, Courtney Godowski, specialized diploma; Tiffany LaGasse, associate in applied science; Sandra Paulus, specialized diploma; Stephanie Rivera, specialized diploma; and Marlon Rodas, associate in applied science.