Whitehall-Coplay Press

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Fire calls

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Local News

NOV. 26

Station 35 assisted police or another governmental agency at 4344 Main St.

NOV. 27

General cleanup from a vehicle accident occurred on Mauch Chunk Road.

NOV. 28

Stations 35, 36 and 37 addressed a downed power line on Pershing Boulevard.

A brush and grass fire at 3151 E. Church St. was handled by Stations 37, 38 and 3501.

NOV. 29

Stations 38, 39 and 3501 were on the scene of a fire at 5203 Second St.

A fire at 303 W. Union St. brought out Stations 35, 36, 37, 3501 and 3503 (deputy chief).

Janice E. Worman-Miller

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Shepherd of the Hills Church member

Janice E. Worman-Miller, 89, of Bethlehem and formerly of Whitehall, died Nov. 26, 2018, at ManorCare Health Services, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Paul A. Miller.

Born in Egypt, she was a daughter of the late Ray A. and Elva (Case) Worman.

She was a clerk for several years at Newhard Farms store before she retired.

She was a member of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Egypt.

Edward Joseph Lacko

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Nicholas Catholic Church member

Edward Joseph Lacko, 85, of Bethlehem and formerly of Walnutport, died Nov. 26, 2018. He was the husband of Virginia (Rice) Lacko for 59 years.

Born in Lehigh Township, he was a son of the late Martin and Frances (Vlossak) Lacko.

He was a Palmerton High School graduate.

He was in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict.

He was an iron worker for Local 420, formerly Local 36, for more than 40 years.

He was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Walnutport.

He was a member of American Legion Post 899, Danielsville.

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

NOV. 25

Police were on the scene of a DUI at Third and Eugene streets.

Property was found in the 700 block of Grove Street.

Officers assisted an outside agency in the 1100 block of Front Street.

A traffic stop was conducted in the 1400 block of Main Street.

NOV. 26

The department responded to an alarm in the 1400 block of Main Street.

NOV. 27

A traffic stop was conducted at Front and Arch streets.

Larry E. Eberts Jr.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

CASD custodial supervisor

Larry E. Eberts Jr., 52, of Treichlers, died Nov. 26, 2018, in his residence. He was the husband of Debora A. (Hosier) Eberts for 22 years.

Born in Fountain Hill, he was a son of Shirley Ann (Brong) Werner of Easton and the late Larry E. Eberts Sr. of Bath.

He was a custodial supervisor with Catasauqua School district for 21 years before he retired in 2018.

He was a member of Christ United Church of Christ, Bath.

Joseph F. Giedl

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John the Baptist Church member

Joseph F. Giedl, 87, formerly of Whitehall, died Dec. 3, 2018, at his residence at Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Allentown. He was the husband of Anna (Iwanschitz) Giedl of Cedarbrook.

Born in McKees Rock, he was a son of the late Joseph and Theresa (Nickisher) Giedl.

He was a corporal in the U.S. Army and served during the Korean War.

He was a chassis technician for Mack Trucks, Allentown, for many years before retiring.

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

Coplay: Coplay tree lighting planned for Dec. 6

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The borough’s annual community tree lighting program, hosted by Coplay Recreation & Welfare Association, is set for 6:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at the borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St.

Coplay Fire Department will deliver Santa on a fire engine to meet with the children.

Lori and James will present holiday-inspired entertainment program inside borough hall.

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The third annual O Come All Ye Faithful Social Call Christmas party will be held Dec. 7 at the American Club of Coplay pavilion, 300 Cherry St.

Coplay police

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

NOV. 26

Officers investigated a possible phone scam in the unit block of North Third Street.

Harassment via cellphone in the 100 block of South Second Street was reported.

NOV. 27

A suspicious vehicle in the 800 block of Catherine Drive was investigated.

A written warning was issued during a traffic stop in the 1000 block of Chestnut Street.

NOV. 28

Police investigated a report of harassment by communication in the 100 block of North Second Street.

Jane Croslis

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Whitehall

Jane Croslis, of Whitehall, died Nov. 28, 2018, in her home. She was the wife of the late Terry Croslis.

She is survived by two sons, Michael of Bethlehem Township and Matthew and his wife Hope of Whitehall; five grandchildren, Meghan and her husband Chad, Brianna, Jordyn, Cole and Todd; a sister, Helen Slusser of Naperville, Ill.; three great-grandchildren; nieces; and nephews.

She was predeceased by a son, Todd.