Northampton Press

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Nancy Christman

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Paul’s United Church of Christ member

Nancy Christman, 82, of Northampton, died Aug. 22, 2019, at Gracedale Nursing Home, Nazareth. She was the wife of the late Albert Christman.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Franklin Asher and Lillian (Rayden) Kocher.

She was a bookkeeper for the former Quality Service, Northampton. She retired from Dieter Brothers, Bethlehem.

She was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Northampton.

She is survived by a sister, Phyllis Bartholomew and her husband Robert; a niece; three nephews; and three great-nieces.

COPLAY POLICE

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

AUG. 19

Traffic stops were conducted in the 200 block of South Second Street. Written warnings and citations were issued.

Officers responded to an alarm that signaled an open door at Giant Food Store, 202 Chestnut St.

A report of ATVs traveling on the railroad property, along the Ironton Rail Trail, brought out police.

A bicycle was reported found in the unit block of South Second Street.

Bath: Animal control available for dog-related incidents

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Bath now has an animal control officer — for dogs only. For appropriate incidents involving dogs in the borough, call the nonemergency number for Pennsylvania State Police, 610-861-2026, who will dispatch the animal control officer.

Also, if you have a dog, a license is mandatory within the borough.

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Bath will be holding its annual community yard sale 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 7 throughout the borough and at Ciff Cowling Park, Allen Street.

Call borough hall at 610-837-1648 for more information.

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Lehigh Township man charged after alleged attack on woman

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

A Lehigh Township man has been charged with aggravated assault, simple assault and harassment after neighbors alerted police of a disturbance and a woman screaming for help.

According to the report from Lehigh Township Police Chief Scott Fogel, Blaine Kirchner, 56, was taken into custody Aug. 17 and transported to Northampton County Prison.

Lehigh Township: Get your mum, pie orders in

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Lehigh Township Historical Society will be taking presale orders for mums and 8-inch shoofly pies until Aug. 31. Mums that are preordered are discounted.

The flowers, shoofly pies and other goodies will be sold 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 14 from the porch of the Historical Centre, 3811 Lehigh Drive.

Try to order ahead, so the group doesn’t sell out of your favorite colors before you arrive.

For more information, visit lehightownshiphistoricalsociety.org/calendar.html.

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Happenings

Monday, August 26, 2019 by The Press in Columns

AUG. 26

• Half-price sale, during regular business hours, at Catasauqua Community Thrift Shop, 113 Bridge St. The sale will continue until Sept. 7.

• Beading club meeting, 1:30 p.m., in the reference area of Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Television show: “Doctor Who” (episodes 10-12 of season 1), 4:30 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

• Game night, 5-7 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351