Northampton Press

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Catasauqua: Groovitude concert to be held June 15

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The Catasauqua Park Amphitheater, 501 American St., presents Groovitude 7-10 p.m. June 15.

Come on out with your lawn chairs, blankets and refreshments for a fun music-filled evening!


There is still time to register your child for Bethany United Methodist Church’s Vacation Bible School, titled “Polar Blast.”

It will be held 6-9 p.m. June 22, 9 a.m.-noon June 23 and 9 a.m.-noon June 24.

The event is for children 3 years old through fifth grade.

To register your child, call the church office at 610-395-3613 or go to


Northampton: Siegfried museum open June 17

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The Siegfried Railroad Station museum will be open to visitors 1-4 p.m. June 17. The station is located on West 21st Street (Route 329).


Northampton AARP Chapter 3915 will hold a picnic noon-4 p.m. June 20 at Municipal Park, Smith Lane and Laubach Avenue.

Members planning to attend must have a ticket and are asked to bring a dessert to share.

Those interested in trips should call Sharon at 610-262-9182.


Holy Trinity Nursery School, 1235 Main St., is registering children for the 2018-19 school year.

Moore Township: Salem hosts flea market June 16

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Salem United Church of Christ, 2218 Community Drive, is having a flea market 8 a.m.-1 p.m. June 16.

Vendors are wanted.

For more information and to reserve a space for the flea market, call 610-759-5780.


Emmanuel’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, is holding Vacation Bible School for age 3 to fifth grade 6-8 p.m. June 18-22.

There will be a light supper served 5:30 p.m.

For more information, contact the church at 610-837-1741 or visit


Marlene D. Race

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Whitehall High School graduate

Marlene D. (Hill) Race, 77, of Walnutport, died June 6, 2018, in her home. She was the wife of the late William B. Race Sr.

Born in Lehighton, she was a daughter of the late Royal O. and Arlene C. (Strohl) Hill.

She was a 1958 graduate of Whitehall High School.

She scheduled bus trips for several years while a member of the Palmerton Over 60 Club. She and her late husband were members of the Lehigh Valley Antique Car Club and showed previously their 1921 Willys Knight and their 1936 Buick.

Ramona D. Hoffman

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Allentown

Ramona D. Hoffman, 55, of Allentown, died May 28, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was the wife of Richard G. Hoffman of Allentown.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of Helene Neubauer and the late Julius Neubauer.

In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by two sons, Kyle and Zachary; a daughter, Danielle Hoffman and her partner Chad Heiney; a brother, Thomas Neubauer; two sisters, Daniela Neubauer and Regina Currier; and a grandson, Abel.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Lehigh Township: Movie night set for June 22

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Hope Lutheran Church, 4131 Lehigh Drive, invites you to a summer movie night June 22 to watch the 2016 Universal Studios movie “Sing.”

Free and open to the community, the event will take place in Kuntz Hall. Doors will open 6:30 p.m., with show time 7 p.m.

The church will provide hot dogs, popcorn, ice cream and beverages, and children are encouraged to bring pillows, blankets and other comfy things.

Children must be supervised at all times; no drop-offs please. There will be seating for adults.

North Catasauqua police

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

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

MAY 27

An overdose in the 1200 block of Fifth Street brought police to the scene.

A suspicious vehicle at Second and Eugene streets was reported.

Officers performed traffic stops on Main Street and Howertown Road and at Second and Eugene streets.

MAY 28

Police were on the scene of a DUI call at Second and Arch streets.

A reckless driver at Fourth and Buttonwood streets was investigated.

The department responded to a firework complaint at Willow Drive and Lincoln Street.