Northampton Press

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Moore Township: Township plans movie night

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Moore Township is hosting a movie night 7-10 p.m. June 28 at Borek Field in the recreation campus off Route 946 in Bath. The feature film will be “Despicable Me 3.”

No outside food or drink is permitted. The food stand will have hot dogs, hamburgers, french fries, chicken fingers, pierogies, soft pretzels, popcorn, candy, slushies, ice cream, soda and water.

Proceeds will benefit the Moore Township Community Days event to be held in August.

For more information, contact the township at 610-759-9449.

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Joanne M. Hudak

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John the Baptist Church member

Joanne M. Hudak, 63, of Coplay, died June 18, 2019, in her home.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Josephine (Lupcho) Hudak.

She worked at the post office for more than 30 years before retiring in 2016.

She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Whitehall, where she volunteered as a pierogi maker.

Northampton police

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 15

A warrant service was served in 2500 block of Cherryville Road. An officer observed a male with an outstanding warrant out of Lehigh County. The male was taken into custody, transported to the station and released to a Lehigh County sheriff.

JUNE 16

In the 700 block of Main Street, a woman yelling for help from the woods/railroad area was reported. She was located on the abandoned railroad trestle.

JUNE 17

Ronald E. Kern

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Lower Macungie Township

Ronald E. Kern, 81, of Lower Macungie Township, died June 21, 2019, at home. He was the husband of Joanne M. Kern for 60 years.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Emil and Louise Stutzenberger Kern.

He was a 1956 graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School and attended Penn State University.

He was employed as a manufacturing engineer at Mack Trucks and retired in 1996. Previously, he worked at Air Products and Chemicals.

He was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, Emmaus.

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by The Press in Local News

JUNE

THURSDAY 27

East Allen Township Board of Supervisors meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.

JULY

MONDAY 1

Bath Borough Council meets 7 p.m. in the council chambers at the municipal building, 121 S. Walnut St.

TUESDAY 2

East Allen Township Municipal Authority meets 7 p.m. in the township municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.

Moore Township Board of Supervisors meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 2491 Community Drive.

WEDNESDAY 3

Coplay police

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 17

Officers responded to a juvenile complaint in the 100 block of Cherry Street.

A domestic matter in the 100 block of South Third Street brought police to the scene.

The department investigated a report of harassment between two tenants in the unit block of South Second Street.

A dog running loose in the 200 block of South Fourth Street was reported.

In the area of North Ruch and Chestnut street, a dog would not get out from under a vehicle. The owner retrieved the dog.

JUNE 18

Hilda S. Blose

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John the Baptist Church member

Hilda S. Blose, 85, formerly of Whitehall, died June 25, 2019, at Cedarbrook Senior Care and Rehabilitation, South Whitehall Township. She was the wife of Maurice A. Blose for 64 years.

Born in Ormrod, she was the daughter of the late Alois and Marie (Sommers) Bauer.

An Avon representative for many years, she was also a sewing machine operator at the former Ironton Fashions and Cross Country Clothes before retiring. In her later years, she worked for H&M Concessions at the Allentown Farmers Market and Nine Oaks swim club, Coplay.

Coplay: Garden club to meet June 27

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Garden Club meets 6 p.m. June 27 at St. John’s Lutheran Church social hall, 18 S. Third St.

The public is invited to attend, green thumb or not.

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St. John’s Lutheran Church is finalizing plans for its annual picnic, scheduled for July 28 at the Coplay Parkway pavilion, Second and Keefer streets.

The picnic committee said the event welcomes church members and friends to the picnic.

There will be fun programs, such as “Let’s Make a Deal” and bingo, as well as music by Freddie Frederick Jr. Entertainment and a cakewalk.

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Happenings

Monday, June 24, 2019 by The Press in Columns

JUNE 24

• Vacation Bible School (for age 3 through sixth grade), 9 a.m.-noon, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1335 Old Carriage Road, Kreidersville. VBS will continue until June 28. Information and registration: 610-262-9517 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Mondays through Fridays

• Crafts and Laughs program (for those who have completed kindergarten up to age 12), 9:30-11:30 a.m., at North Catasauqua William J. Albert Memorial Park, 701 Grove St. The event will continue until Aug. 2.

8 DAYS A WEEK:

Friday, June 21, 2019 by The Press in Focus

“Stop” at The Peak: Trace Adkins’ “Don’t Stop Tour 2019” stops at 8 p.m. June 21, Penn’s Peak, Jim Thorpe. Doors open at 7 p.m. The Louisana native has sold 11 million albums and charted more than 20 singles on the Billboard country music charts, including the Number One hits “(This Ain’t) No Thinkin’ Thing” (1997), “Ladies Love Country Boys” (2007) and “You’re Gonna Miss This” (2008). His 2004 single, “Honky Tonk Badonkadonk,” became a crossover Top 40 Billboard Hot 100 hit. He appeared in the films “The Lincoln Lawyer” (2011), “Moms’ Night Out” (2014) and “I Can Only Imagine” (2018).