The Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.
· Police responded to a report of the theft of a Dumpster containing used grease at Hibachi Grill Supreme Buffet, 1055 Grape St.
· A report of a motor vehicle crash brought officers to Grape Street.
· Police responded to a report of a burglary in the 2500 block of Main Street.
· A request for a protection-from-abuse order brought police to the 2300 block of North Lehigh Avenue.
North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.
· A report of criminal mischief brought officers to the 1000 block of Witt Street.
· Officers assisted the Coplay Police Department in the 1000 block of Bernice Drive.
· Police responded to a domestic call in the 1000 block of Railroad Street.
· Officers assisted the North Catasauqua Fire Department in the 1800 block of Third Street.
· Officers assisted with a vehicle repossession in the 1100 block of Third Street.
Julie P. Beers, 66, of Whitehall, died Aug. 19, 2013. She was the wife of Larry Beers for 16 years.
Born in Malaysia, she was a daughter of the late Yan Cheong and Pi Mei.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two children, Ron and Irene Ong and their spouses Staci and Ian; four brothers, and four grandchildren.
Contributions may be made to the Lupus Foundation, c/o the funeral home, 234 Walnut St., Catasauqua, 18032.
Arrangements were made by Brubaker Funeral Home Inc.
Jackie Livermon, an employee at Taylor Roasted Coffee House, shows off large sunflowers growing behind the building on Main Street in Northampton's uptown business district. The flowers were actually grown from seed.
· Girl Scout sign-ups – 5-7 p.m., Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St., Coplay. Information: 610-262-7351.
· Vietnam Veterans of America meeting – 7 p.m., Banko Family Community Center, next to Lehigh Valley Hospital Muhlenberg, 2545 Schoenersville Road, Bethlehem. All Vietnam veterans are welcome for membership. Information: Ken Howard at 610-428-9911.
· Catasauqua Area Lions meeting – 7 p.m., Jednota Club, Fifth and Grove streets, North Catasauqua.
Usually it is a town official who presents the keys to the community. However, in this case, it's Ryan Heydt of Boy Scout Troop 72, Camp Spirit, Fogelsville, who presented Northampton Borough Council President John Yurish recently with the key to a kiosk and message board he constructed as his Eagle Scout project. Located on borough grounds off Smith Lane and Lerchenmiller Drive, the wood kiosk and message board come complete with a table and bench for visitors to enjoy.
John McKenzie, president of the Northampton Exchange Club, presents a $700 check to Elizabeth Fox, representing Lehigh Valley Prevention of Child Abuse, at a recent club meeting. The proceeds were generated from a coin toss held recently on Held Drive. The fundraiser is an annual project of the Exchange Club.
Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.
· A report of a wheelchair stolen brought police to the 2300 block of Dewey Avenue.
· Police responded to a report of items taken from two neighboring front porches in the 100 block of West 14th Street.
· Officers responded to a report of holes discovered in the siding and a window of a garage in the 800 block of Lincoln Avenue.
· A report of a bicycle stolen brought police to the 2100 block of Washington Avenue.
Jean H. Vitek, 71, of East Allen Township, died Aug. 26, 2013, in her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of John P. Vitek. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 23.
Born in Stoney Lonesome, Summit Hill, Carbon County, she was a daughter of the late Carl and Helen (Heffelfinger) Breiner.
She was a seamstress for the former Tama Manufacturing Company and the former Fernbrook Garment Company, both of Northampton, for many years. She was also a Home Interiors displayer.
Camera, money stolen
Coplay Police are investigating the theft of a digital camera and $8 taken from a Giant Food employee's purse Aug. 30.
The employee, a resident of Coplay, reported to police no items were missing from her purse when she went to the locker during her shift. After her shift, she told police she looked in her purse to discover the money and camera missing, police said.
The camera was valued at $200, police said.
Two vehicles sustained minor damage following a collision Aug. 28.