Northampton Press

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Bernard F. Sagan Sr.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

electrician

Bernard “Ben” F. Sagan Sr., 82, formerly of Bethlehem, died Aug. 14, 2017, at his daughter’s home in Palmyra, where he was residing. He was the husband of Mary D. (Budihas) Sagan for 58 years.

Born in Hokendauqua, he was a son of the late Stephen and Anna (Kovalchick) Saganowich.

He was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army Reserves.

He was an electrician for the former Graphic Management Associates of Allentown for many years before he retired. Prior to that, he was a sewing machine mechanic for various businesses in the Lehigh Valley.

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

AUG. 6

In the 1000 block of Third Street, officers conducted a welfare check.

AUG. 7

At Fourth and Main streets, a traffic stop was conducted. Police investigated a possible DUI.

A civil matter brought police to the 1000 block of Howertown Road.

In the 1100 block of Sixth Street, police responded to a report of criminal mischief.

AUG. 8

An animal complaint in the 800 block of Chapel Street brought out police.

Motorcycle rally to be held Sept. 17

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

CRIME VICTIMS COUNCIL

Crime Victims Council of Lehigh Valley Inc. will hold its 18th annual Rally Through the Valley benefit motorcycle poker run and pig roast 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 17 to help local victims of crime.

The 60-mile route will start with registration and check-in at Nazareth Borough Park, North Broad Street, and will end at Emmaus Community Park, 1401 Shimersville Road. Following the run, riders will be treated to an all-you-can-eat pig roast and live music by Dynamic Duo, 1-3 p.m.

College corner

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by The Press in

Kutos is semifinalist

WILKES UNIVERSITY

A recent 2017 Wilkes University graduate is a semifinalist in one of the world’s leading digital media competitions for student creators. Nicole Kutos, of Northampton, is a semifinalist in the Adobe Design Achievement Awards. She was one of 1,725 semifinalists chosen from over 6,600 entrants.

Carlo Anthony Fragnito

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Elizabeth of Hungary member

Carlo Anthony Fragnito, 48, of Whitehall Township, died Aug. 10, 2017, at Good Shepherd-Muhlenberg. He was the husband of Francesca Mione Fragnito.

He was a son of the late Anthony and Ann Marie (Siska) Fragnito.

He was a member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church.

He was a graduate of Whitehall High School’s Class of 1987.

Earlier in his life before his illnesses, he worked for Ritter Plumbing.

Wendy G. Brantley

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Catasauqua Borough police officer

Wendy G. Brantley, 58, died recently. She was a daughter of Elsie Quinn.

She was a Dieruff High School graduate and went to Florida A&M University.

She was a meter maid and a parks department employee with the City of Allentown. She worked for the City of Allentown, Catasauqua Borough and Lafayette College police departments and for the Lehigh County Coroner’s Office.

She was a security guard for Allentown School District.

She received three awards for her work with children.

John Yost

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Coplay Sportsman Club member

John Yost, 83, formerly of Stiles, died Aug. 14, 2017, at Whitehall Manor, Whitehall.

Born in Stiles, he was a son of the late Adolph and Cecilia (Failer) Yost.

He was an U.S. Army veteran.

He was a transistor assembler for the former Lucent Technologies for many years before he retired.

He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Coplay.

He was a member of the Coplay Sportsman Club for many years and also Rangers Rod and Gun Club.

He is survived by a brother, Alfred Yost; nieces; and nephews.

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by The Press in Local News

AUGUST

THURSDAY 17

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

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

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

MONDAY 21

Bath Planning Commission meets 7 p.m. in the council chambers at the municipal building, 215 E. Main St.

Lehigh Township Recreation Board meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 1069 Municipal Road, Walnutport.

Kathleen A. Hart

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Allentown

Kathleen A. Hart, 62, of Allentown, died Aug. 3, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem campus. She was the wife of Richard A. Hart for 28 years.

Born in Chicopee Falls, Mass., she was a daughter of the late Raymond and Joan (Witt) Dunnigan.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Jared McMunn of Whitehall; a daughter, Tamara Hart of Allentown; a brother, Michael Dunnigan; a sister, Kelly Dunnigan; a grandson, Ashton Moore; nieces; and nephews.

Arrangements were made by Brubaker Funeral Home Inc., Catasauqua and Coplay.