Northampton Press

Saturday, May 26, 2018


Friday, May 25, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Do The Freddys: The 2018 Freddys Awards Ceremony will be broadcast at 7 p.m. May 24 from the State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton, on 69 WFMZ-TV and Tickets for the awards ceremony are made available through participating schools. Rehearsal tickets and Freddy Awards Preview Party tickets are available for the May 23 awards ceremony dress rehearsal. Ticket information: Rehearsals for the opening number of the broadcast featuring four students from each of the 29 participating schools began May 10 at the State Theatre.

District 11 3A Track & Field Results

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Sports

Class 3A


100 – 1. Amanda Crooks (Whitehall) 12.26, 2. Kylie Kutz (Blue Mtn.) 12.41, 3. Alanna Smith (Emmaus) 12.60.

200 – 1. Talitha Diggs (Saucon Vy.) 24.84, 2. Kylie Kutz (Blue Mtn.) 25.57, 3. Jalurah Moore (Pleasant Vy.) 26.03.

400 – 1. Talitha Diggs (Saucon Vy.) 56.61, 2. Jasmine Douglas-Grant (Stroudsburg) 58.17, 3. Ellissa Slader (Easton) 59.32.

800 – 1. Greta Stuckey (Liberty) 2:18.55, 2. Katherine Ellmaker (Easton) 2:19.25, 3. Emily Banashefski (Stroudsburg) 2:20.08.

Charles F. Fritz

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

Charles F. Fritz, 73, of Northampton, died May 14, 2018, at home. He was the husband of Myrtle H. (Mackey) Fritz for 52 years.

Born in Pottsville, he was a son of the late LeRoy H. and Thelma P. (Batdorf) Fritz.

He was a 1963 Pottsville High School graduate.

He was a retail sales manager for the former Thom McAn Shoes, Allentown. He then worked for 38 years for Macy’s Department Store until he retired in 2009.

Coplay police

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.


A Schwinn bicycle was found in the unit block of Magna Drive.

An animal complaint in the 100 block of North Second Street was investigated.

The department addressed a parking complaint in the 300 block of Margaret Drive.

Damage to a sign in the 900 block of Oak Street was reported.

A report of harassment in the unit block of South Second Street brought police to the scene.


Police investigated a suspicious vehicle in the 200 block of Chestnut Street.