Northampton Press

Monday, October 21, 2019

Lehigh County senior menus

Saturday, October 12, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, October 9: Pineapple chicken, tropical vegetable medley, cilantro lime brown rice, crackers, tropical fruit.

Thursday, October 10: Beef Monterey, Cheesy mashed potatoes, sauteed peppers and onions, dinner roll, scalloped peaches.

Friday, October 11: Turkey harvest salad, pumpkin soup, chilled beets, dinner roll, fresh apple slices.

Monday, October 14: Baked onion lemon whitefish, stewed tomatoes, broccoli, macaroni and cheese, ambrosia.

St. Luke’s offers public findings on health needs

Saturday, October 12, 2019 by The Press in Focus

St. Luke’s Department of Community Health & Preventive Medicine invites the public to presentations on its 2019-2022 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) findings and recommendations, including:

St. Luke’s Quakertown Campus: Quakertown High School, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 13

Light refreshments will be provided.

St. Luke’s University Health Network recently completed its 2019-2022 its CHNA, which identified three health priorities:

1. Improving access to care and reducing health disparities

2. Promoting healthy lifestyles and preventing chronic disease


Saturday, October 12, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Blues alive: Buddy Guy and Jimmie Vaughan are in concert, 8 p.m. Oct. 13, Penn’s Peak, Jim Thorpe. Doors open at 6 p.m. The title of Buddy Guy’s 2018 album says it all: “The Blues Is Alive and Well.” The 18th solo LP by Buddy Guy, above, is a followup to 2015’s “Born to Play Guitar,” for which he received a 2016 Grammy Award for “Best Blues Album.” Guy, 83, is an exponent of Chicago blues and has influenced many rock guitarists, including Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page and Keith Richards. Guy was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005.

Harriers ready for leagues, districts

Thursday, October 10, 2019 by The Press in Sports

Northampton’s cross country teams wrapped up their regular season on Tuesday, Oct. 8, against Becahi, Easton, Freedom, Liberty and Nazareth.

It was another successful day for both teams. Both the boys and girls finished the season with winning records for the second-consecutive season. The girls finished the season at 13-4, while the boys finished 12-5.

The girls were once again led by Georgia Wiswesser, Amber Poniktera, Brianna Tyler, and Olivia Rigo.

Madison Berger, Reia Sanchez, and Ellie Spencer rounded out the varsity lineup on the day.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 11

A traffic citation was issued in the 100 block of Lehigh Street.

In the 600 block of Poplar Street, an animal complaint case was referred to an animal control officer.

A theft that occurred in the 300 block of Mulberry Street is under investigation, the department said.

On Howertown Road, buses were reportedly blocking the street.

SEPT. 13

A fire occurred at Lehigh Valley International Airport, 3311 Airport Road.

Officers responded to a noise complaint on Circle Drive.

Matthew A. Maitski

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John the Baptist Church member

Matthew A. Maitski, 64, of Walnutport, died Sept. 29, 2019, at Riverstone Manor.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Michael and Mary (Myster) Maitski.

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

He is survived by five siblings, Michael and his wife Sharon, Jane and her husband Bill Geiger, Tim and his wife Lori, Margie and her husband Michael Sylvester and Fred; nieces; and nephews.

Contributions may be made to Riverstone Manor, 1 Main St., P.O. Box 333, Walnutport, 18088.

Marion E. Laudenslager

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Fullerton

Marion E. Laudenslager, 94, of Fullerton, died Sept. 28, 2019, at Phoebe Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Charles E. Laudenslager Jr.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late William and Lizzie (Miller) Druckenmiller.

She is survived by two sons, Bruce C. and his wife Karen of Whitehall and Barry E. and his wife Debra of Allentown; a daughter, Debra K. and her husband Raymond M. Bodenchuk Jr. of Coplay; a sister, Jean Oswald of Florida; a brother, Donald Druckenmiller of Allentown; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nieces; and nephews.

Bath: Klecknersville Rangers hosts craft fair

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive, will be holding a craft fair 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 13.

Crafters and direct sales associates are wanted.

Call Stacy at 610-837-3465 for an application.


The Emmanuel’s Evangelical Lutheran Church women’s Bible study group will start the Monday morning meetings 10:30 a.m. Oct. 14 in fellowship hall, 3175 Valley View Drive.


Governor Wolf Historical Society Museum, 6600 Jacksonville Road, will be open to the public 1-3 p.m. Oct. 19.