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Dinosaurs, water games dominate Camp Cementon

Thursday, July 25, 2013 by The Press in School

Week three of Camp Whitehall was full of fun and sunshine!

The theme for Camp Cementon was dinosaurs though the campers got to see (and pretend to be) all sorts of animals this week.

The campers came Monday morning all rested up from the weekend and ready to play. From campers against the counselors in dodge ball to freeze dance and every game in between, everyone had a blast playing all week long.

Karen L. Schmidt

Thursday, July 25, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

formerly of Northampton

Karen L. Schmidt, 66, of Emmaus, formerly of Northampton, died July 17, 2013, at her residence. She was the wife of the late Francis D. Schmidt who died April, 1993. Born in Northampton, she was the daughter of the late John J. and Geraldine M. (Mohrey) Pinter.

She was last employed by Dr. Mark Cerciello as the office secretary for a few years, retiring in 1992. Before that, she worked for Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown, as a secretary for 10 years and as a unit secretary at the former Osteopathic Hospital, Allentown for five years.

Betty Crouthamel

Thursday, July 25, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired from Sparrow Blouse Mill

Betty Crouthamel, 88, formerly of Plainfield Township, died July 2, 2013, in Holy Family Manor. She was the wife of the late Kenneth M. Crouthamel.

Born in Bethlehem Township, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Viola (Campbell) Bennett.

She worked at the former Orr's Department Store as a manager in the cosmetic department. She retired from the former Sparrow Blouse Mill, Nazareth.

She was a former member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Nazareth.

Whitehall High School Awards

Thursday, July 25, 2013 by The Press in School

Whitehall High School student body, faculty and adminsitration take this opportunity to congratulate the recipients of the various awards and also to express their gratitude to the many faithful supporters of Whitehall High School who have contributed of their means to make these awards possible.

Outstanding Family & Consumer Science Student: Nour Achi

DeSales University Trustee Merit Scholarship: Angela Anatalio

Whitehall Class of 1963 Dr. Frank Farrell Award: Christopher Anderson

The Woman's Club of Whitehall Township Award: Reem Azar

Wheels turning on IRT

Thursday, July 25, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Research revealed a historic caboose had been sitting on the wrong wheels.

The IRT caboose No. 6 sat for many years at the Whitehall Parkway before the Ironton Rail-Trail Oversight Commission took on the project of restoring it.

Wanting to make the restoration as authentic as possible, IRT members researched the caboose and discovered it was actually sitting on wheels intended for a boxcar, said commission member Joseph Bundra, who is also Coplay mayor.

Fire calls

Thursday, July 25, 2013 by The Press in Local News

July 10

· Stations 35 and 36 responded to a motor vehicle accident with injuries and a spill at MacArthur Road and Mickley Road south, 10:35 p.m.

July 11

· A fire alarm at the Family Thrift Shop, 1025 MacArthur Road, caused by a child pulling the fire alarm, brought out Stations 36 and 37, 2:11 p.m.

July 12

· Stations 36 and 37 responded to a detector alarm at St. John's United Church of Christ, 575 Grape St., found to be caused by a worker, 11:58 a.m.

Leon E. Creyer Sr.

Thursday, July 25, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired mechanic

Leon E. Creyer Sr., 91, of Beersville, died July 15, 2013, at Alexandria Manor, Bath. He was the husband of Betty Jean (Hummel) Creyer for 65 years.

Born in Seemsville, he was a son of the late William Sr. and Jennie (Michael) Creyer.

He was in the U.S. Army 614th Ordnance Ammunition Company during World War II in the South Pacific and Philippines.

He worked for the former J.M. Snyder Sales and Service, Neffs, as a mechanic for many years until he retired in 1965.

He was a member of Christ United Church of Christ, Little Moore, Danielsville.