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Rap of the gavel

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Local News

FEBRUARY

THURSDAY 21

Northampton Borough Council meets at 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 1401 Laubach Ave.

The Lehigh Township Municipal Authority meets at 6 p.m. in the municipal building, 1069 Municipal Road.

The Moore Township Recreation Commission meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 2491 Community Drive.

MONDAY 25

Northampton Area School Board meets at 6:30 p.m. in the first-floor boardroom of the district offices, 2014 Laubach Ave.

Louis "Lefty" J. Serensits

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former clothing factory traffic manager

Louis "Lefty" J. Serensits, 92, of Northampton, died Feb. 4, 2013, in Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of Julia A. (Toth) Serensits for 67 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late August and Anna (Malits) Serensits.

He was in the U.S. Navy.

He was a traffic manager for the former Cross Country Clothes for many years.

He was a member of the Queenship of Mary Church and its Holy Name Society.

Football scholar athletes are named

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Sports

The Lehigh Valley Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame is having the Football Scholar Athlete Banquet on Sunday, March 3, at 4:30 p.m. at the Northampton Community Center.

The speaker this year is Penn State coach Bill O'Brien. Tickets are $30. Contact Herb Barrall at 484-515-6530.

The following are this year's nominees:

HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLAR-

ATHLETES OF LEHIGH VALLEY

Allen - Zakary Joseph Dakes

Mary Vitovitch

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Queenship of Mary Church member

Mary Vitovitch, 85, of Northampton, died Feb. 3, 2013, in Northampton Village. She was the wife of the late Frank J. Vitovitch.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Deutsch) Grol.

She was a sewing machine operator for the Billera Brothers for many years.

She was a member of Queenship of Mary Roman Catholic Church. She was a former member of St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church and its Altar and Rosary Society.

Anne Bodish

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Neff's Hotel co-proprietor

Anne Bodish, 69, of Schnecksville, died Feb. 4, 2013, at home. She was the wife of Douglas Bodish.

Born in Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Elizabeth (Stampa) Flynn.

She was the former co-proprietor of Neff's Hotel, Neffs.

She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Coplay.

Thomas W. Paxson

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Allentown Central Catholic grad

Thomas W. Paxson, 74, of Allentown, died Feb. 6, 2013, at Cedarbrook. He was the husband of Maryrose (Donahue) Paxson for 52 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late William A. and Hilda E. (Roth) Paxson.

He was a 1956 graduate of Allentown Central Cathoilic High School.

He was in the U.S Army.

He was a technician in the plating department of General Electric, Allentown. He retired in 2000 from the former Southeastern Clinical Laboratories where he was a courier.

Pennies for a good cause

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in School

Looking over thousands of pennies – along with a sprinkling of nickels, dimes and quarters and some paper money – at Col. John Siegfried Elementary School, Northampton, are students, from left, Emma Statler, Anastasia Regel, Magnus Hanson, Jadyn Fehnel, Caroline Bischof, Gianna Winkelbauer, Kavina Zambrano and Emma Gundrum. The school held its annual student council "Pennies for Patients" campaign. Student council advisor and teacher Gary Pierzga said kindergarten through sixth grade, each with a pail, took part in the fund drive to benefit the Lehigh Valley Leukemia & Lymphomia Society.

Louis Szilavagyi Jr.

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

draftsman, designer

Louis Szilvagyi Jr., 79, of Fullerton, died Feb. 6, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg Campus, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Magdalena (Mandi) Szilvagyi for 52 years.

Born in Szombathely, Hungary, he was a son of the late Louis Sr. and Ana (Horvath) Szilvagyi.

He was a draftsman and designer for International Custom Built Homes, Fogelsville, for 30 years.

Andrew C. Schwartz

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

played for champion baseball team

Andrew C. Schwartz, 71, of Whitehall, died Feb. 9, 2013, at home.

Born in Stiles, he was a son of the late Andrew J. and Mary (Marx) Schwartz.

He was an assembler for the former Lucent Technologies, Allentown, for 40 years.

He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Whitehall, and of its Holy Name Society.

He played for the 1960 Coplay American Legion state baseball champion team. He was a member of the West Coplay Mannerchor and the Coplay Saengerbund.