Northampton Press

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Moore Township: Registration open for spring baseball, softball

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Moore Township Athletic Association has sign-ups for spring baseball and softball.

Visit mtaaredhawks.org, click on Register in the upper-right-hand corner and follow the on-screen instructions.

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Point Phillips Rod & Gun Club, 1035 Smith Gap Road, is having an all-you-can-eat breakfast 8-11:30 a.m. Jan. 12. There is a cost.

Point Phillips also has trap league every Saturday, 10-11 a.m.

For more information, call 610-837-0310.

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Jordan J. Sukanick

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

Lappawinzo Fish and Game member

Jordan “Gordy” J. Sukanick, 86, of Whitehall and formerly of Allentown, died Jan. 4, 2020, at home. He was the husband of Judy M. (Campanaro) Sukanick for 63 years.

Born in Cementon, he was a son of the late Andrew and Mary (Fedor) Sukanick.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean conflict and was on the icebreaker USS Atka.

He was a maintenance supervisor for Matlack and MTS trucking companies.

He was a member of Teamsters Local 773, Whitehall, and a life member of Lappawinzo Fish and Game, Northampton.

George E. Dettmer Jr.

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

Bethany Wesleyan Church member

George E. Dettmer Jr., 78, of Moore Township, died Dec. 25, 2019, at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center, Ogdensburg, N.Y. He was the husband of Judith E. (Wirth) Dettmer for 59 years.

Born in Cherryville, he was a son of the late George E. and Mildred (Kleppinger) Dettmer Sr.

He was a pilot and a welder at Bethlehem Steel. He owned and operated the former Dettmer’s Repair Shop and managed Bath Hardware for many years. He was a three-term Pennsylvania State constable and was a notary public.

He was a member of Bethany Wesleyan Church, Cherryville.

Catasauqua: Rockabilly night scheduled for Jan. 11

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Iron City Swing is hosting a rockabilly night Jan. 11 at Gas House Dance Hall, 311 Front St.

There will be dance lessons 7:15-8 p.m. The featured band, The Buzzards, will play 8-11 p.m.

The event is BYOB.

Call 610-443-0707 with any questions.

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Catasauqua American Legion Post 215, 330 Second St., will hold a bar bingo 7 p.m. Jan. 14.

Food is available.

Come out for an evening of fun.

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Have a great week!

Richard A. Kohler

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

of Whitehall

Richard A. Kohler, 56, of Whitehall, died Dec. 29, 2019.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of Agnes (Janenko) of Whitehall and the late Robert Kohler.

He was a 1981 graduate of Central Catholic High School, Allentown.

He was employed by the city of Allentown streets department. He was a union representative for many years.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by Tracie Corr Kohler; two daughters, Lauren and Kayla; six sisters, Barb, Kate, Cindy, Bert, Lucy and Ria; and extended family.

Lehigh Township: Bethany collecting clothing, food

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Bethany Wesleyan Church, 675 Blue Mountain Drive, Cherryville, is holding a winter clothing and food drive through Jan. 19.

Consider donating canned food and new or gently used coats, hats, gloves and socks to the drive.

Drop off donations in the lobby during Wednesday night activities or weekend services.

For more information, call 610-767-1239.

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Whitehall police

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

DEC. 23

Officers investigated the theft of a motor vehicle in the 400 block of Mickley Run.

The unauthorized use of a motor vehicle in the 200 block of Fifth Street was reported.

Police responded to thefts on Center Street and Fernhill Lane.

A report of harassment in the 2600 block of MacArthur Road was investigated.

Officers were on the scene of an attempted burglary in the 1200 block of MacArthur Road.

Police responded to a theft from a vehicle in the 200 block of Orchard Drive.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

DEC. 23

On Railroad Street, a registration plate was seized and the driver cited.

In the 200 block of Limestone Street, an issue with a home appliance occurred. The case was referred to the landlord.

A hit and run to a parked car in the 100 block of Bridge Street took place.

On North Second Street, officers and the department’s K-9 assisted Coplay police during a traffic stop.

Police attempted to make contact for Palmer Township officers in the 400 block of Race Street.