Northampton Press

Monday, January 22, 2018

Coplay police

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

JAN. 1

Officers assisted the fire department in the 1100 block of Bernice Drive. A water pipe had burst and flooded a resident’s basement.

A carbon monoxide alarm in the 800 block of Catherine Drive brought police to the scene.

The department responded to a complaint of snow not being shoveled in the unit block of South Third Street.

JAN. 2

Threats between tenants in the unit block of South Second Street were investigated.

District news: Schools to be closed Jan. 15

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in School

Schools will be closed Jan. 15 in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

A notice will be sent home regarding any makeup snow days to the school calendar.


The Box Tops For Education program continues to be underway in the elementary schools. Each Box Top earns money for the schools.

Box Tops can be found on many different products. Simply cut out the Box Tops and send them to school with your child.

More information about the program can be found at


Robert W. Deppe

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Lappawinzo Fish and Game life member

Robert W. Deppe, 91, formerly of Bath, died Jan. 3, 2018, at Cornerstone Living, New Tripoli. He was the husband of the late Jean S. (Smith) Deppe.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Russell and Irene (Rex) Deppe.

He was a graduate of Temple University Electronics, Allentown campus 1950-1953.

He was employed as an electrician/inspector at the former Bethlehem Steel Corporation for 37 years, retiring in 1985.

He was a Navy veteran of World War II and served in the European Theatre and achieved rank of Seaman 1st Class.