Northampton Press

Monday, August 19, 2019

Lehigh Township: Hope plans yard sale Aug. 30, 31

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Hope Lutheran Church, 4131 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville, will hold its annual yard sale 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 30 and 31. There will be a special early-bird entrance 7 a.m. Aug. 30 for a cost.

Food and drinks, along with baked goods, will be available.

The sale will feature purses, backpacks, toys, games, puzzles, books, movies, CDs, video games, sporting goods, arts and crafts, holiday decorations, picture frames, small furniture, general household goods, kitchenware and hand and power tools.

For more information about the sale, call the church office at 610-767-7203.

College Corner

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in

Dean’s list is announced

York College

More than 1,400 students were named to the dean’s list at York College of Pennsylvania. To be eligible for this honor, a student must be registered for at least 12 academic credit hours and earn a semester grade-point average of 3.5 or higher.

Coplay: Sarah Schaffer, senior early elementary/special education major

Northampton: Alexander Ardle, senior psychology major

Walnutport: Chelsea Vermeulen, senior secondary education-mathematics major

Theresa M. Feiller

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Stiles

Theresa “Teri” M. Feiller, 59, of Stiles and formerly of Cementon, died Aug. 4, 2019, at ManorCare, Bethlehem. She was the companion of Thomas J. Danner.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Theresa (Kornheisl) Feiller.

She was a phlebotomist for 20 years for the Lehigh Valley Health Network. She worked previously at the former Cross Country Clothes.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 30

Traffic citations were issued in the 200 blocks of North 14th and Race streets and on Poplar Street.

Written traffic warnings were issued in the 200 blocks of Race and Lehigh streets.

Police sought information regarding a suspicious vehicle in the 200 block of Race Street.

JULY 31

At Whittier Place Apartments, an issue between a landlord and tenant took place.

An animal case on Race Street was referred to an animal control officer.

McNeill to host support program Aug. 19

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Veterans outreach

Area veterans are invited to take part in the monthly support program at the office of state Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-133rd.

A representative from the American Legion Service Office Outreach program will be in McNeill’s office at 1080 Schadt Ave., Whitehall, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 19 to provide information on services available to veterans and their families. The representative will be available to discuss education, health care and death benefits.

Larry D. Mensinger

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Peter’s UCC member

Larry D. Mensinger, 62, of Moore Township, died Aug. 6, 2019, at home. He was the husband of Lisa (Willever) Mensinger for 28 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Lester and Mae (Schall) Mensinger.

He was a 1975 graduate of Northampton High School.

He was a machinist with AB Precision Grinding, Forks Township.

He was a member of St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Seemsville.

Cheryl L. Lerch

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Whitehall

Cheryl L. Lerch, 74, of Whitehall, died May 30, 2019, at home. She was the wife of the late Charles P. Lerch.

She was a daughter of the late Alfred and Theresa (Mehallick) Keiser.

She was a cashier for Top Star Express for 10 years until she retired.

She is survived by two sisters-in-law, Ruth A. and her husband Ronald Keschl and Patricia A. and her husband Vernon Mann.

She was predeceased by a brother, Richard G.M. Keiser.

Contributions may be made to Northampton Wrestling Club, c/o the funeral home, 2119 Washington Ave., Northampton, 18067.

Margaret I. Kostenbader

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Northampton

Margaret I. Kostenbader, 89, of Nazareth, died Aug. 6, 2019, at Moravian Hall Square Retirement Community, Nazareth. She was the wife of the late Walter E. Kostenbader Jr.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Franklin and Maude (Heller) Ruloff.

She was a member of Schoeneck Moravian Church, Nazareth.

She is survived by a son, Kurt W. and his wife Diane of Bayonne, N.J.; a daughter, Kay M. and her husband Phillip Joseph of Sussex, N.J.; and two grandchildren, Emma and Marc Kostenbader.

Lorraine K. Miller

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Schnecksville

Lorraine K. Miller, 84, of Schnecksville, died Aug. 6, 2019, in her home. She was the wife of Myles A. Miller Jr. for 42 years.

Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Herman Kresge and Mary Jane (Davis) Kresge Rothrock.

She retired in 1994 from Lucent Technologies, formerly Western Electric, after 35 years.

A charter member of Calvary Baptist Church, South Whitehall, she participated in weekly Bible study and volunteered at the Allentown soup kitchen.

Additionally, she was a member of the Upper Lehigh Lioness Club for more than 20 years.

Anthony Makris

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Fullerton American Legion member

Anthony “Tony” Makris, 90, of Easton, died July 28, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. He was the husband of Patricia (Rush) Makris for 23 years and of the late Harriet Dexter (Ballweg) Makris.

Born in Bayonne, N.J., he was a son of the late Alex and Angela (Hartacolis) Makris.

He was in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a disabled American veteran.