Northampton Press

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Lois A. Bidlow

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Stravino’s deli clerk

Lois A. Bidlow, 81, of Allentown, died June 6, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Howard F. Bidlow.

Born in Mechanicsville, she was a daughter the late Harold and Alice (Haldaman) Ruch.

She was a deli clerk and cashier for Stravino’s Italian Market, Allentown, for many years before retiring. Before that, she was a seamstress for Penn State Mills.

She was a 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Rose Croix Chapter 235 and was a lifetime member of the Franklin Fire Company, Allentown.

Coplay: Celebrate Flag Day

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Columns

With the observance of Flag Day today, June 14, there is no special program on tap. Borough residents have been reminded to fly the American flag at home.

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The summer start for the popular Aqua Zumba classes at the borough’s Parkway Pool is June 18.

The water program, led by instructor Tara Miller, is 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday evenings.

There is a cost.

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Coplay Senior Citizens will meet 1 p.m. June 20 at Commitment to Family & Community, 165 Cherry St.

The organization is looking for new members. The public is invited.

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Betty J. Eisenhard

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Weaversville

Betty J. Eisenhard, 87, of Nazareth and formerly of Weaversville, died June 3, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of the late William H. Eisenhard Jr.

Born in Beersville, she was a daughter of the late Harry L. and Lillian (Miller) Reimer.

She was a garment worker and presser for Miss Robin Dress Company, Allentown, for many years until she took retirement.

She was a member of Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Bethlehem.

She was a member of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union.

Tracey Lynn Heffelfinger

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

Tracey Lynn Heffelfinger, 48, of Northampton, died May 27, 2018, from myeloid leukemia.

She was a daughter of Arthur “Tom” Heffelfinger and the late Sally A. (Brutchak) Heffelfinger.

In addition to her father, she is survived by a brother, Scott and his wife Audrey and their sons Zachary, Nicholas and Matthew; an aunt, Nancy and her husband Ronald Motsko; and cousins and their families.

Contributions may be made to the family.

Arrangements were made by Gilbert Funeral Home Inc., Whitehall.

Mary T. Danko

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Peter Roman Catholic Church member

Mary T. Danko, 94, of Coplay, died May 31, 2018, at home. She was the wife of the late Bernard J. Danko.

Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late Martin and Rose (Klement) Anthony Sr.

She was a seamstress for various factories in the Lehigh Valley for many years. Before that, she was a hairdresser.

She was a member of St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, Coplay.

She is survived by a daughter, Mary-Beth; a son, James; and a sister, Anna Udicious, all of Coplay; nieces; and nephews.

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Local News

JUNE

THURSDAY 14

Lehigh Township Zoning Hearing Board meets 6 p.m. in the municipal building, 1069 Municipal Road, Walnutport.

MONDAY 18

Allen Township Planning Commission meets 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 4714 Indian Trail Road.

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.

TUESDAY 19

On the Homefront: Fathers matter in the lives of their children

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

All research begins with someone asking the question, “I wonder ...?” That is what my research design instructor told us on the first day of class.

I have a number of things that make me go, “Huh ...!” but at the behest of my family, who had to endure me going through graduate school a few years ago, I decided to spare them and not to embark upon a Ph.D.

Whitehall police

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

MAY 24

Officers addressed reports of disorderly conduct in the 1800 block of Schadt Avenue.

A theft from a vehicle in the 1200 block of Olympic Circle South was reported.

Police investigated a domestic offense against family in the 1300 block of Mickley Road.

The department addressed theft reports on Mechanicsville Road and North Second Street.

A wanted person in the 600 block of Front Street was reported.

Criminal mischief in the 3200 block of East Columbia Street was investigated.

College corner

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in

Kokolus inducted into honor society

University of Scranton

Andrew Kokolus, of Northampton, was among the 54 University of Scranton students inducted into Upsilon Phi Delta, the national honor society for graduate and undergraduate students in health care administration programs. Students must have a minimum overall GPA of 3.5 for induction. The university’s chapter of the honor society was established in 2002. Kokolus is a senior pursuing a health administration degree at the Jesuit university.

York College of PA