Northampton Press

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Larry E. Eberts Jr.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

CASD custodial supervisor

Larry E. Eberts Jr., 52, of Treichlers, died Nov. 26, 2018, in his residence. He was the husband of Debora A. (Hosier) Eberts for 22 years.

Born in Fountain Hill, he was a son of Shirley Ann (Brong) Werner of Easton and the late Larry E. Eberts Sr. of Bath.

He was a custodial supervisor with Catasauqua School district for 21 years before he retired in 2018.

He was a member of Christ United Church of Christ, Bath.

Allen/East Allen townships: Tree lighting to be held at Kreidersville bridge

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Kreidersville Covered Bridge Association will hold a holiday tree-lighting celebration 4:30 p.m. Dec. 15 at the covered bridge.

Highlights of the event include holiday carols, hot chocolate, cookies, a bonfire and, of course, a special visit from Santa!

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Lappawinzo Fish & Game, 25 Lappawinzo Road, will host a breakfast 8 a.m.-noon Dec. 16.

The event is open to the public. There is a cost.

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Allen Township firefighters will be delivering gifts to residents beginning noon Dec. 16.

There is a cost to participate.

Northampton Area Public Library: Adult craft event is Dec. 10

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Area Public Library will hold a Christmas craft for adults 6 p.m. Dec. 10. Registration is required.

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The crochet group will meet 6 p.m. Dec. 11. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

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There will be a teen gingerbread house event 3 p.m. Dec. 12. Teens will create houses, and the most creative wins a prize! Registration is required.

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The library book sale is Dec. 12-15. The sale includes books for children, teens and adults. There will also be DVDs, TV series and CDs.

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Joseph F. Giedl

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John the Baptist Church member

Joseph F. Giedl, 87, formerly of Whitehall, died Dec. 3, 2018, at his residence at Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Allentown. He was the husband of Anna (Iwanschitz) Giedl of Cedarbrook.

Born in McKees Rock, he was a son of the late Joseph and Theresa (Nickisher) Giedl.

He was a corporal in the U.S. Army and served during the Korean War.

He was a chassis technician for Mack Trucks, Allentown, for many years before retiring.

He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Whitehall.

Coplay: Coplay tree lighting planned for Dec. 6

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The borough’s annual community tree lighting program, hosted by Coplay Recreation & Welfare Association, is set for 6:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at the borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St.

Coplay Fire Department will deliver Santa on a fire engine to meet with the children.

Lori and James will present holiday-inspired entertainment program inside borough hall.

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The third annual O Come All Ye Faithful Social Call Christmas party will be held Dec. 7 at the American Club of Coplay pavilion, 300 Cherry St.

Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Local News

DECEMBER

THURSDAY 6

East Allen Township Planning Commission meets 7:30 p.m. at the municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.

Northampton Borough Council meets 7:30 p.m. at the municipal building, 1401 Laubach Ave.

MONDAY 10

Moore Township Farmland Preservation Commission meets, if needed, 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 2491 Community Drive.

TUESDAY 11

Allen Township Board of Supervisors meets 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 4714 Indian Trail Road.

Coplay police

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

NOV. 26

Officers investigated a possible phone scam in the unit block of North Third Street.

Harassment via cellphone in the 100 block of South Second Street was reported.

NOV. 27

A suspicious vehicle in the 800 block of Catherine Drive was investigated.

A written warning was issued during a traffic stop in the 1000 block of Chestnut Street.

NOV. 28

Police investigated a report of harassment by communication in the 100 block of North Second Street.

Jane Croslis

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Whitehall

Jane Croslis, of Whitehall, died Nov. 28, 2018, in her home. She was the wife of the late Terry Croslis.

She is survived by two sons, Michael of Bethlehem Township and Matthew and his wife Hope of Whitehall; five grandchildren, Meghan and her husband Chad, Brianna, Jordyn, Cole and Todd; a sister, Helen Slusser of Naperville, Ill.; three great-grandchildren; nieces; and nephews.

She was predeceased by a son, Todd.

Edward John Deichmeister

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Queenship of Mary Church member

Edward John Deichmeister, 77, of Northampton, died Nov. 28, 2018, in his home. He was the husband of Julia Ann (Falk) Deichmeister for 52 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Edward and Julia (Fidler) Deichmeister.

He was an assembler for Ingersoll Rand for 27 years and later for Allentown Equipment for seven years.

He was a member of Queenship of Mary Church, Northampton.

He was a member of the Coplay trap shooting team, East Bath and Lappawinzo rod and gun clubs and Grouse Hall.

Bath: Decorating party is planned at Emmanuel’s Lutheran Church

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Emmanuel’s Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, is having a decorating party 10 a.m. Dec. 13.

Come and help decorate the worship spaces for Christmas.

Emmanuel’s is also helping the Bath Area Food Bank by collecting canned fruit, toilet paper and paper towels. Also appreciated will be canned yams or sweet potatoes and Stove Top stuffing.

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Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive, is having a cookie sale. Come to the firehouse 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 16 and fill a box with cookies.