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Swimmers get sweep of Pocono West

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Sports

The Northampton swim team swept Pocono Mountain West. The girls won 102-66 while the boys won a close, 85-79 match.

Rachel Pursell and Emma Steirer each took home two victories to lead the way for the Kids. Pursell won the 200 free in 2:10.75 and the 500 free in 5:38.84. Steirer won the 200 IM in 2:34.85 and the 100 back in 1:09.58.

Other winners for the girls were Paige Knouse, Madison Bernal and Kaitlin Nemes. Knouse won the 50 free in 27.62, Bernal took the 100 fly in 1:05.61 and Nemes won the 100 free in 1:06.75.

Anna P. Steinhofer

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Clyde Shirt presser

Anna P. Steinhofer, 95, formerly of Fullerton, died Jan. 6, 2013, in Sacred Heart Assisted Living, Northampton. She was the wife of the late Frank J. Steinhofer for 60 years.

Born in Stiles, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Julia (Pfeiffer) Hacker.

She was a presser for the former Clyde Shirt Company, Northampton, and the former Fuller Sportswear, Whitehall.

She was a member of St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Whitehall.

She was a member of the Fullerton Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary.

Rap of the gavel

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Local News

JANUARY

THURSDAY 17

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 21

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

Edward L. Schwartz

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Queenship of Mary Church member

Edward L. Schwartz, 89, of Slatington, died Jan. 8, 2013, in the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center. He was the husband of Theresa C. (Deutsch) Schwartz for 66 years.

Born in Slatington, he was a son of the late Frank and Mary (Lagler) Schwartz.

He was in the U.S. Army in World War II and was listed for several months as missing in action in Germany. He was awarded a Purple Heart; a Good Conduct Medal; the European, African and Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon with four Bronze Stars; and the American Theater Ribbon.

He worked at 21st St. Clothing, Northampton, for many years.

Ronald J. Wuchter

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

postman

Ronald J. Wuchter, 67, of Slatington, died Jan. 7, 2013.

Born in Sebring, Fla., he was a son of the late Donald and Mae (Zellner) Wuchter.

He was a 1963 Slatington High School graduate and a 1965 Churchmen's Business School, Allentown, graduate.

He was in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War era.

He was a postman in Northampton for many years until he retired in 2008.

Guest view: Offer help to those with mental disease

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

Fundraisers abound for childhood cancer patients, teenagers who have been in car accidents and parents awaiting life-saving organ transplants.

And it is not just monetary donations that are offered. Babysitting services, home-cooked meals or transportation to doctors' appointments are other ways people pitch in to ease the burden and create a support system for the ill person and their family.

Whitehall police

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

The Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

DECEMBER 30

· A report of a disturbance brought officers to the 700 block of Seventh Street.

· Police responded to a report of a missing juvenile in the 2200 block of Second Avenue.

· Officers were called to the 400 block of Main Street to investigate a report of suspicious activity.

· A report of a reckless driver brought police to Third Street.

DECEMBER 31

· Police responded to a report of a missing adult at the Walmart, 2601 MacArthur Road.

Northampton police

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

DECEMBER 26

· Police responded to a report of two men fighting in the parking lot at Redner's Quick Shoppe, 75 West 21st Street.

DECEMBER 27

· A report of a tire punctured on a vehicle brought police to the 900 block of Dewey Avenue.

DECEMBER 28

· Police were called to The Gin Mill, 1750 Main St., to investigate a report of an intoxicated man who refused to vacate the premises.