Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.
A theft from a building in the 2100 block of Washington Avenue was reported. An engagement ring was taken from a residence.
In the 1400 block of Washington Avenue, police responded to a report of a male and a female causing a disturbance.
R. Daniel “Dan” Good- in, 77, of Whitehall, died July 24, 2018, at Whitehall Manor. He was the husband of the late Patricia Ann (Maiatico) Goodin for 54 years.
Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Leonard F. and Beatrice Leamy Kleinhans Goodin.
He was a graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School.
He was an optician with the family business, the former L.F. Goodin Optician, Allentown. He retired from Allentown Optical in 2016.
He was a longtime parishioner of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, Whitehall, where he was a choir member.
Donna M. Procanyn, 50, of Dingmans Ferry, died July 28, 2018, at the Inpatient Hospice Unit of Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg. She was the fiancee of Edward S. Tudge, with whom she resided.
Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of William and Louise (Balliet) Procanyn of Northampton.
She was a graduate of Northampton Area Senior High School.
She was a bookkeeper for over 15 years for Koch 33, Easton.
In addition to her fiance and parents, she is survived by three sons, Jared, Evan and Nicholas Tudge.
She was predeceased by an infant sister.
Janet W. (Schaller) Buss, 78, of Coplay, died July 29, 2018, in her home. She was the wife of Paul K. Buss Sr. for 59 years.
Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Frank Sr. and Walma (Keiser) Schaller.
She was a sewing machine operator at the former Universal Pant Company, Northampton.
She attended Grace United Church of Christ, Northampton.
Emmanuel’s Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, will be having an ice cream social 6:30 p.m. Aug. 5 in the fellowship hall.
Come and enjoy some ice cream with the Houston travelers as they celebrate and share stories of their time at the ELCA Youth Gathering.
Emmanuel’s also has several prayer shawls available in the church office. If you or anyone you know might want one, please help yourself!
Patricia M. Shank- weiler, 61, of North- ampton, died July 22, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg, Bethlehem. She was the wife of Larry Shankweiler for 16 years.
Born in Fountain Hill, she was a daughter of the late Lawrence Vreeland and Mary (Gallagher) Vreeland.
“What care I how time advances? I am drinking ale today.” — Edgar Allan Poe
Beer lovers around the world are looking forward to a different kind of holiday. International Beer Day (IBD) will be celebrated Aug. 3 this year.
According to the official International Beer Day website, this event has taken place the first Friday in August since its inception in 2007 and is celebrated globally in 200 cities across 80 countries and six continents. The day is intended to “unite the world through beer.”
St. Peter Catholic Church’s 64th annual parish picnic and homecoming is set for noon-10 p.m. Aug. 5 at its spacious grounds at 4 S. Fifth St.
The event begins with a polka Mass 10:30 a.m.
There will be food, including pierogies, pizza, cabbage and noodles, clam chowder, home-baked goods and more.
Large inflated rides and a little train ride for children are also part of the fun.
Bingo will be in the lower level in the church hall.
Emil Schanta Polka Band will provide the music 1-5 p.m., followed by Flirtin with the Mob band, 5:30-9:30 p.m.