Northampton Press

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Bath: Rangers holding Easter pie, cake sale

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Valley View Drive, will be having an Easter pie and cake sale.

The 9-inch, deep-dish pie options include apple crumb, cherry crumb, peach crumb, chocolate cream, coconut cream and peanut butter cream.

Cakes include chocolate with peanut butter icing, pineapple upside-down cake and tandycake.

The deadline to order is April 1, and pickup will be 3-6 p.m. April 9 at the fire station.

To order and for pricing, call Stacy at 610-837-3465.

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Coplay police

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

MARCH 4

Parking complaints on North Front, North Fourth and Chestnut streets were reported.

MARCH 5

Officers were on the scene of a reported missing juvenile in the 100 block of South Fifth Street.

A landlord/tenant complaint in the 100 block of North Front Street was investigated.

Police responded to a report of a dog barking in the unit block of North Front Street.

MARCH 6

Suspicious activity in the unit block of North Second Street was reported.

Coplay: Egg hunt canceled

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Recreation and Welfare Association has canceled the community Easter egg hunt, originally scheduled for April 11, on the grounds of St. Peter Roman Catholic Church on Fifth Street.

It is the first time in decades the egg hunt will not be held.

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The closure of borough hall has caused Coplay Recreation and Welfare Association to mull over alternatives on how to get the food to the 21 families and individuals who use the food bank.

Association President Rick Hess reported various ideas are being discussed by the board to ensure patrons are taken care of.

Whitehall police

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

MARCH 3

Alarms on Grape Street and Crescent Court West brought out police.

The department responded to a reported hazardous condition in the 400 block of Sixth Street.

A suspicious person on Fairmont Avenue was investigated.

MARCH 4

Officers were on the scene of a reported sex offense in the 1600 block of Maple Leaf Lane.

A domestic offense against family in the 1300 block of Basswood Lane brought out police.

Allen/East Allen townships: Good Shepherd plans anniversary

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1335 Old Carriage Road, Kreidersville, will hold a 50th anniversary service 9 a.m. April 26.

Bishop Rev. Samuel R. Zeiser will be a special guest. The choir, orchestra and bell and chime choirs will perform.

A fellowship hour will follow.

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The designer purse bingo, scheduled for March 29 at East Allen Township Volunteer Fire Department, has been canceled.

If you purchased tickets already, you may request a refund, exchange your ticket for a variety bingo ticket planned for Nov. 8 or make a donation to the fire department.

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

MARCH 4

A suspicious person in the 1100 block of Howertown Road was reported.

Traffic stops were conducted at Fourth and Arch streets and Front and Second streets.

MARCH 5

The department responded to a general complaint in the 1000 block of Fourth Street.

Police monitored traffic at Front and Arch streets.

Officers sought information in the 1100 and 1200 blocks of Howertown Road.

MARCH 6

Security checks were performed on Milton, Main and Front streets.

Jeffrey M. Koren

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Northampton

Jeffrey M. Koren, 69, of Allentown, died March 14, 2020.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late William Sr. and Caroline (Huth) Koren.

He was a lance corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War.

He was a draftsman for Mack Trucks Inc., Allentown, for 20 years until he retired in 1989. He owned Quality Stained Glass Company, Allentown, for many years.

A target shooter, he was a life member of the Guthsville Rod & Gun Club, Orefield.

Lorraine B. Smith

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Catasauqua

Lorraine B. Smith, 86, of Allentown, died March 20, 2020. She was the wife of the late Ernest D. Smith Sr.

Born in Catasauqua, she was the daughter of the late Alfred F. and Angeline (Miller) Zimmerman.

She was a self-employed domestic throughout the Lehigh Valley for 30 years before retiring in 2005. Before that, she was a bookkeeper for several insurance companies.

She was a member of Jordan United Church of Christ, South Whitehall Township, where she served on the consistory, banquet committee and as treasurer of the youth group.