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Coplay Column

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Columns

With Coplay Community Days approaching at the end of the month, the borough's public works department has now finished painting the interior roof in white, the first such painting to be completed in years.

The beige brick columns look as new now as when they were first erected in the early 1970s.

Although a bronze plaque was mounted on one of the brick columns at the front of the parkway pavilion, most do not know that the pavilion was a project created by the then Koplay...

Northampton County senior menus

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by For locations, call 610-559-3245 in Social News

Wednesday, July 31: Breaded veal patty with gravy, baked potato with sour cream, mixed vegetables, wheat bread with margarine, apple crumb cake.

Thursday, August 1:Apple juice, baked lasagna, French cut green beans, Italian bread with margarine, fresh fruit cup.

Friday, August 2: Beef stew, fresh biscuit with margarine, green peas, tossed salad with French dressing, angel food cake.

Monday, August 5: Cranberry juice, calve's liver, onion gravy, mashed red potatoes,...

Coplay police

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Burglary reported

Coplay Police on Monday said they are investigating a burglary reported on Sunday at the American Club, North Third and Hall streets.

Police were informed the burglary took place at 11:36 p.m. Police said an unknown man forced his way into the club and then pried open the vending machines.

An undetermined amount of cash was taken, police said.

Woman receives harassing texts and calls

A woman told police on Sunday she received 17 harassing...

Catasauqua Police

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.


· Officers assisted EMS in the 500 block of Race Street.

· A disturbance brought police to the 200 block of Bridge Street.

· Officers responded to a report of harassment in the 700 block of Front Street.

· Police were called to the 700 block of Limestone Street to investigate a report of a disturbance.


· A report of juveniles walking the streets brought police to...

Cement Worker of the Month Fritz J. Engler Jr.

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by ED PANY Curator, Atlas Cement CompanyMemorial Museum in Columns

Mr. Fritz Engler was born on the family farm in Washington Township, graduating from Bangor High School in 1970. There, he was a member of the wrestling squad.

"I especially enjoyed all my math courses," he says. After two years at Penn State University, Fritz took his mechanical skills to Hercules Cement now (Buzzi-Unicem) and was hired on March 20, 1970.

"I started on the labor gang at $3.25 an hour," he says. "My 41 years here have taken me into every area of the plant."...

Article By: Wightman-Bauer

Thursday, August 1, 2013 by Wightman-Bauer in Social News

Parkland graduate

has June wedding

Diana Leigh Bauer and Nicholas (Nick) F. Wightman were married in a double-ring ceremony June 29 at the Joseph Ambler Inn, North Wales, Montgomery County.

The bride is the daughter of Alfred (Bud) Bauer Jr. of Orefield, North Whitehall Township, and Janet Gaumer of Whitehall Township.

She graduated from Parkland High School in 2002 and received a degree in criminal justice from West Chester University in 2005.

The bride is...

Article By: Reis-Bayer

Thursday, August 1, 2013 by Reis-Bayer in Social News

Couple plans

fall 2014 nuptials

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas D. Reis of Schnecksville announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan, to Stephen Bayer, son of Ms. Amy Paynton of Doylestown.

The bride-elect graduated from Parkland High School in 2006 and received a Bachelor of Science in business administration and marketing from La Salle University, Philadelphia, in 2010.

She is a commercial bond underwriter for International Fidelity Insurance Company, Newark, N.J....

Article By: Schisler

Thursday, August 1, 2013 by Schisler in Social News

Couple to celebrate

50th anniversary

Fannie A. (Greene) and Arthur R. Schisler will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 3.

The couple was married Aug. 3, 1963, by the Rev. Charles Ruloff at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Northampton.

Mrs. Schisler is the daughter of the late Charles and Fannie Greene.

Mr. Schisler is the son of the late Harold and Dorothy Schisler.

The couple has three children: Aaron, and his wife Elizabeth, both of...

Article By: The Press

Thursday, August 1, 2013 by The Press in Social News



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




3449 Cherryville Road

Northampton - 610-262-5645

Daniel E. Lundmark, Pastor...

Article By: Bloss

Thursday, August 1, 2013 by Bloss in Social News

Schnecksville couple

celebrates golden anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bloss of Schnecksville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends July 14 at a chicken barbecue picnic at the Copeechan Fish and Game Club, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.

They were married July 6, 1963, by the Rev. George Allen in Indianland United Church of Christ, Cherryville, Lehigh Township.

Kenneth retired from Billig Trucking, Inc., Upper Macungie...