Northampton Press

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

James E. Kovacs

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Assumption of the BVM Church member

James E. Kovacs, 82, of North- ampton, died Aug. 4, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. He was the husband of Constance “Connie” B. (Pisklak) Kovacs for 58 years.

Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Joseph and Anna (Souver) Kovacs.

He was a 1953 graduate of Hellertown High School.

He was in the U.S. Army, stationed in Munich, Germany, from 1954-56 as a cryptographer.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in business at Moravian College.

Happenings

Monday, August 6, 2018 by The Press in Columns

AUG. 6

• Sound wave string art (for grades 6-12), 2 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information and registration: 610-262-7537

• New Bath Borough Hall celebration, 3-6 p.m. (open house) and 6 p.m. (ribbon-cutting ceremony), at the borough hall, 121 S. Walnut St.

• Movie: “Sing,” 5-7 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

AUG. 7

• Creation Station Club, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

8 DAYS A WEEK:

Saturday, August 4, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Preview night: Musikfest celebrates its 35th anniversary by kicking things off a day early with preview night at SteelStacks, 4:30 p.m.-midnight Aug. 2, featuring free performances by The Barrel House Brothers, April Mae and the June Bugs, Funky Dawgs Brass Band and Baby Soda Jazz Band. Also, in a ticketed concert, is Trombone Shorty’s “Voodoo Threauxdown Tour” at the Sands Steel Stage. The concert by Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue also features Galactic, Preservation Hall Jazz Band and New Breed Brass Band, with Cyril Neville and Walter “Wolfman” Washington. Musikfest, Aug.

Das Awkscht Fescht Aug. 3, 4, 5 schedule

Friday, August 3, 2018 by The Press in Focus

55th annual Das Awkscht Fescht, 6 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Aug. 3, 4 and 6 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Aug. 5, Macungie Memorial Park, 50 Poplar St., off Main Street (Route 100), Macungie

Nearly 2,500 cars on display: Variety Show. Aug. 3, classics, trucks, motorcycles, custom or modified vehicles; Antique and Classic Car Show, Aug. 4, more than 1,000 antique, classic, foreign and sports cars, and Special Interest Car Club Show, Aug. 5, more than 800 vintage autos

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, August 3, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, August 1: BBQ beef rib-a-que, roasted potatoes, green beans, banana.

Thursday, August 2: Pulled pork, warm bean salad, creamy spinach, applesauce.

Friday, August 3: Cheese ravioli with meatballs, Brussels sprouts, apricots.

Monday, August 6: Vegetable lasagna w/ meat sauce, Mediterranean vegetables, cinnamon apples.

Tuesday, August 7: Potato crusted fish, brown rice, peas and carrots, fresh orange.

Wednesday, August 8: Marinated chicken, Caesar salad, diced pears, oatmeal cookie.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, August 3, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Call 610- 829-4540 for locations or visit https://www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx.

Wednesday, August 1: Chicken Kiev, rice pilaf, Scandinavian blend vegetables, wheat bread w/margarine, citrus breeze.

Thursday, August 2: Beer battered haddock, red quinoa hash browns w/spinach and cheese, seasoned carrots, wheat bread w/margarine, lemon meringue pie.

Friday, August 3: Orange juice, sausage sandwich w/ peppers and onions, macaroni salad, fresh nectarine.

No August senior menus were available prior to time of printing.

Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 by The Press in Local News

AUGUST

THURSDAY 2

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

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

MONDAY 6

Bath Borough Council meets 7 p.m. in the council chambers at the municipal building, 121 S. Walnut St.

TUESDAY 7

East Allen Township Municipal Authority meets 7 p.m. in the township municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.

Moore Township Board of Supervisors meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 2491 Community Drive.

Gloria J. Koehler

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Wind Gap

Gloria J. Koehler, 73, of Wind Gap, died July 24, 2018, at Hospice House of the VNA at St. Luke’s, Bethlehem. She was the wife of Howard S. Koehler.

Born in Bushkill Center, she was a daughter of the late Edward Detweiler and Anna (Snyder) Mack of Nazareth.

She was a proof reader for the Orange County Register newspaper, Santa Anna, Calif., for five years before she retired in 1995. She also was a part-time nurse’s aide at Walden III care facility and at The Chicken Shack.