Whitehall-Coplay Press

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Northampton police

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

AUG. 1

Criminal mischief in the unit block of West 21st Street was reported. A dining room window was smashed.

AUG. 2

A female shoplifting at Dollar General, 2016 Main St., brought police to these scene.

AUG. 3

Officers checked on the welfare of a male in the 2000 block of Main Street.

AUG. 7

A suspicious person in the 1600 block of Main Street was reported. The department said a male was asking for money and cigarettes.

Coplay: Committee meeting planned for Aug. 16

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Borough’s 150th anniversary committee will meet 7 p.m. this evening, Aug. 16, in council chambers at the borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St.

A parade with a historical theme will be held May 18, 2019, with the line of march beginning at Second and Chestnut streets, which was the same route the 100th centennial parade took in 1969.

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From 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 20, Coplay Public Library will have a free music movie for all to enjoy. “Mary Poppins” is the featured film.

Also, a teen program called Sound: Body and Mind is set for 6-7 p.m. Aug. 22.

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Robert D. Hiestand

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Whitehall

Robert D. Hiestand, 90, of Whitehall, died Aug. 6, 2018, at Luther Crest Health Care Center, Allentown. He was the husband of Althea E. (Petrie) for 69 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Elvin J. and Helen (Berg) Hiestand.

He was a 1946 graduate of Northampton Area High School.

He worked in the installation division of Western Electric for 30 years until he retired in 1982.

He was of the United Church of Christ faith.

He was a woodworker and had built a doll house for each granddaughter.

Coplay police

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

AUG. 6

Officers investigated a report of a domestic dispute in the 400 block of Chestnut Street.

Police responded to a disturbance in the unit block of South Front Street.

The department assisted Whitehall police with a report of mini bikes on the Ironton Rail Trail.

AUG. 7

Police responded to a medical alert alarm in the 100 block of South Front Street.

An animal complaint in the 200 block of South Front Street was addressed.

Rap of the Gavel

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Local News

AUGUST

THURSDAY 16

Coplay Whitehall Sewer Authority meets 7:30 p.m. in the public meeting room of the Coplay Whitehall Sewer Authority, 3213 MacArthur Road.

TUESDAY 22

Whitehall Township Zoning Hearing Board meets 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.

WEDNESDAY 22

Lehigh County Board of Commissioners meets 7:30 p.m. in the public hearing room of the Lehigh County Government Center, 17 S. Seventh St., Allentown.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 30

In the 300 block of Edward Lane, police sought information regarding a suspicious vehicle.

A hit and run occurred at Whittier Place Apartments, 895 Walnut St.

On 11th Street, a tree was in the roadway. The fire department was also on the scene.

JULY 31

No-parking signs were issued in the 300 block of Mulberry Street.

On Second Street, officers sought vehicle repossession information.

Barbara J. Caserta

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Nicholas Catholic Church member

Barbara J. Caserta, 72, of Walnutport, died Aug. 10, 2018, in her home. She was the wife of William J. Caserta for 50 years.

Born in Englewood, N.J., she was a daughter of the late Arnold and Edith (Ashe) Mattson.

She was employed by the Lehigh Valley Health Network in the patient education/administrative departments for 25 years. She and her husband owned and operated Business Services Unlimited, Emmaus, for 23 years, from which she retired in 2012.

She was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Berlinsville.

Whitehall police

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 29

Officers investigated a burglary in the 1000 block of Livingston Street.

Thefts from vehicles occurred on Chestnut Street and Spring Mill Road.

Animal complaints on East Columbia Street and MacArthur Road and at Whitehall Mall were addressed.

Police investigated a report of a missing adult in the 1100 block of West Tyler Street.

The department responded to suspicious activity on North First Avenue and Main Street.

A theft occurred in the 2600 block of MacArthur Road.

Angelina M. Borsetti

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of North Catasauqua

Angelina M. Borsetti, 95, of North Catasauqua, died Aug. 12, 2018, at HCR ManorCare, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Amadeo “Scotty” C. Borsetti.

Born in Canandaigua, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Louis and Anna (Lama) Pofi.

She worked for City View Diner, D&D Sports and Modern Universal Pants Factory and, most recently, Robinson & Robinson Inc. of Allentown.

She was a member of the former St. Lawrence the Martyr Catholic Church of North Catasauqua.

She is survived by a son, Amedeo M.; nieces; and nephews.