Richard E. Slotter, 86, of Northampton, died April 12, 2019. He was the husband of the late Fern (Behler) Slotter and Denise (Faust) Slotter.
He was the son of the late Clarence and Hattie (Muth) Slotter.
He was in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
He was a member of Grace United Church of Christ, Northampton.
Robert A. Remer, 77, of Northampton, died April 13, 2019, at ManorCare, Bethlehem. He was the companion of the late Dorothy Schonerberger.
Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late John and Hilda (Unger) Remer.
He was employed by the former A&B Meats for many years before it closed. He retired from Larson Manufacturing.
He is survived by two sons, John and Robert; a daughter, Jill and her husband Timothy Strella; a daughter-in-law, Toni Remer; four grandchildren, Kelly, Robert, Nicole and Kyle; and three great-grandchildren, Robert, Ava and Emma.
Irene Taylor Holman, 83, of Bath, died at home April 7, 2019. She was the wife of Rockwell Holman.
Born in Pascagoula, Miss., she was a daughter of Charles Houston Taylor and Gussie Elizabeth (Parker) Taylor.
She was a 1953 Pascagoula High School graduate. She graduated from the University of North Florida, where she majored in journalism.
She was an office assistant for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans; the office of the Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Pascagoula; and for law offices in the Lehigh Valley.
The Northampton track team split with East Stroudsburg South in a meet last week held on April 10. The boys won 82-68 while the girls fell 80.5-69.5.
The boys were led by their performances in the running events. Tyrese Brandon was first in the 100 while Brandon Kitz took the 400 and Dalton Domchek was first in the 800. Evan Gillette won the 1600 and Vince Gallagher took care of business in the 3200.
All three NHS relay teams took first as well.
Aaron Marth was first in the javelin.
Led by Philadelphia Union players Kacper Przybylko and Fabinho, Bethlehem Steel FC handed Charleston Battery their first loss of 2019 with a 3-1 victory at Talen Energy Stadium Saturday evening.
The home side made their presence known at the beginning of the first half when midfielder Michee Ngalina played in Zach Zandi who had his shot blocked by a Battery defender.
The Lehigh Valley IronPigs have announced more exciting promotional packages for the upcoming 2019 season. Princess Tea Party, Fortnite, Star Wars Jedi Training and Harry Potter Quidditch Training packages will each be available for $35. Fans can purchase packages by going online to ironpigsbaseball.com/themenights.
On Saturday, May 11 at 6:35 p.m., the IronPigs will host Star Wars Night that features Star Wars Fireworks! The Jedi package will include a field level ticket, light saber and on-the-field Jedi training from 5:35-6:15 p.m.
Princess Tea Party
The Lehigh Valley IronPigs will be celebrating local school districts and communities in the all-new St. Luke’s Rivalry Series.
Multiple schools will be celebrating their pride with classmates, alumni and friends throughout the opening month at Coca-Cola Park.
These communities will be able to show off their school pride as the Lehigh Valley IronPigs play each of their scheduled games.
Tickets start at $8 and the first 250 purchasers from each school will receive a T-shirt in their school’s colors.
Here is a list of the remaining rivalry series:
The East Penn Conference released its top track and field performances last week for meets to that point in the season.
A number of Northampton athletes appear on the list.
Four girls appear on the first edition of the list. Georgia Wiswesser
For the boys, Dalton Domchek is fourth in the 400 even with his time of 2:03.0.
• Beading Club meeting, 1:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339
• Easter and make-a-bunny craft (for adults), 6 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information and registration (required): 610-262-7537
• Open mic and jam night, 6:30 p.m., in the community room of Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339
• Coplay Lions Club meeting, 7:15 p.m., at Coplay Saengerbund, 205 S. Fifth St.
Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) hosts the 16th Annual LCCC Foundation Scholarship Clay Shoot in partnership with Netizen CyberSecure Solutions, April 26, Lehigh Valley Sporting Clays, Coplay.
The event is open to the public.
Tournament proceeds go to general scholarships and military veterans, active duty service members and their families.
To register: Jane Wilchak, firstname.lastname@example.org; 610-799-1929; lccc.edu/specialevents