Couple renew vows
at Heidelberg UCC
Edward and Eleanor Lavage of Bethlehem celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 25 with a renewal of vows ceremony at Heidelberg United Church of Christ, Heidelberg Township, followed by a reception in the fellowship hall.
The ceremony at Heidelberg Church was special to Eleanor because she is a descendant of Casper Peter, one of the founding members of Heidelberg Church, founded in 1740.
The couple were married Aug. 25,...
It's time for a flu shot.
You can get the flu vaccine from your doctor, and at public health facilities, senior centers, pharmacies and supermarkets. The vaccine can be administered anytime during flu season. Adults over 50 are prime candidates for the vaccine because the flu can be fatal for older people.
More than 200,000 flu victims are hospitalized annually in the United States; about 36,000 people die from it. As much as 20 percent of the U.S. population gets the flu each...
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) will administer free seasonal flu vaccinations for adults and children six months and older 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Nov. 3, Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom, South Whitehall Township, and Nov. 4, Coca-Cola Park, Allentown. It's the 15th annual year for the LVHN program.
LVHN is again partnering with the Allentown Area Ecumenical Food Bank, Second Harvest Food Bank, Allentown Rescue Mission and AIDS Activities Office food pantry to accept donations of non-...
"Fest O' Fall," presented by the Historic Catasauqua Preservation Association and the Borough of Catasauqua, is noon - 5 p.m. Sept. 29, Biery House, 8 Race St.; George Taylor House, Lehigh and Poplar streets; and at Front Street businesses.
There will be an art exhibit, vendors, pony rides, petting zoo, hayride, children's activities, towpath walk, scavenger hunt, bake sale, and food and beverages.
Performing is the James Supra Band, Tavern Tan and Modern Romance.
Couple wed at Weisenberg Lutheran Church
Jewel M. Shultz and Brian D. Heintzelman of New Tripoli were married Dec. 17, 2011.
The Rev. Raymond Hand officiated at the ceremony at Weisenberg Lutheran Church.
A rehearsal dinner was held at Morgan's, South Whitehall Township, and a reception was held at Willow Tree Grove, Orefield.
The bride is the daughter of Timothy and Debbie Shultz of Bath.
She graduated from Northampton Area High School in 2001 and received...
Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Buxton of Emmaus announce the engagement of their daughter, Katelyn, to Brandon Quigney, son of Michael Quigney Sr. of Allentown and Mrs. Cheryl Reiss of Whitehall.
Katelyn, an Emmaus High School graduate, is a hairstylist for Carlee & Company Salon, Allentown.
Her fiance, a Whitehall High School graduate, is a driver for Cooper Electric, Bethlehem.
The couple is planning a September 2013 wedding.
The safety of school district students was of paramount concern for a handful of parents during the Catasauqua Area School Board's Sept. 10 meeting. The parents questioned board members on three bus stops they claim are dangerous due to speeding motorists, overcrowding and the distance their children have to walk from their homes to the individual bus stops.
The bus stops in question are 12th and Bath, Front and Chapel and Third and Cypress streets.
North Catasauqua resident...
North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.
· Officers assisted EMS in the 1200 block of Fourth Street.
· A parking complaint brought police to Fifth and Liberty streets.
· A request for information brought officers to the 1100 block of Howertown Road.
· Officers assisted EMS in the 300 block of Cypress Street.
· A report of suspicious activity brought police to the 1000...
Police issue DUI citation
A traffic stop by borough police Sept. 15 resulted in the arrest of Kyle Miller, 32, of 17 W. Tenth St., Northampton.
Miller was cited for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. He was transported by police to the Lehigh County Central Booking Center, Allentown, for processing.
Jonathan Schlager of 110 S. Seventh St., Coplay, reported on Sept. 15 the theft of a tricycle.
Described as a red and white...
Thursday, Sept. 20: Elem.–Tacos, lettuce and tomato, buttered corn, pineapple chunks, milk. M.S., H.S.–Monte Cristo sandwich, side salad, fruit choice, steamed vegetable, milk, daily selections.
Friday, Sept. 21: Elem.–Pizza, broccoli, fruit cocktail, milk. M.S., H.S.–Soft taco, Mexican corn and rice, fruit choice, steamed vegetable, milk, daily selections.
Monday, Sept. 24: Elem.–Popcorn chicken, pears, mixed vegetables, milk. M.S., H.S.–Boneless chicken wings, hot sauce and...