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Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Radio license classes offered

The Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will help interested people prepare for the FCC test to earn an entry-level amateur radio license.

This license will allow participants to begin talking on the radio with other amateur radio operators locally and around the world.

Additionally, for amateur radio operators holding a Technician Class license, classes will be held on the same dates to prepare for the General Class license.

Both series of classes start March 5 and run for nine Tuesday evenings, 7 to 9 p.m., at Gracedale, near Nazareth.

Katie Hoffman

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

103 years of age

Katie Hoffman, 103, of Whitehall, died Feb. 18, 2013, at her home. She was the wife of the late Alton E. Hoffman.

Born in Egypt, she was a daughter of the late Martin and Anna (Fisher) Demko.

She was a weaver for the former Lova Textile, Coplay, for many years before retiring in 1968.

She was a member of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Egypt. She was a member of the former St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Cementon.

J. Richard Sheirer

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Fuller Company buyer

J. Richard Sheirer, 83, of Whitehall, died Feb. 14, 2013, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of Edith Mae "Jean" (Schlegel) Sheirer.

Born in Hokendauqua, he was a son of the late Joseph W. and Agnes M. (Gross) Sheirer.

He was in the U.S. Navy and was in the Korean War.

He was a buyer at Fuller Company, Catasauqua.

He was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Hokendauqua.

He was a lifetime member of the Fullerton Fire Company and the Hokendauqua American Legion Post 739.

North Catasauqua police

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

FEBRUARY 17

· Officers assisted EMS in the 400 block of Cypress Street.

· A report of a loose dog brought police to the 1100 block of American Street.

FEBRUARY 18

· A report of an assault brought officers to the 1000 block of Howertown Road.

· Officers responded to a report of an abandoned vehicle in the 1100 block of Third Street.

· Police were called to the 1200 block of Fifth Street to investigate a parking complaint.

Northampton police

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

FEBRUARY 12

A report of a front-end loader on fire brought officers to Greenstar, 799 Smith Lane.

FEBRUARY 14

Police responded to a report of a man attacked by a dog in the 1600 block of Poplar Street.

FEBRUARY 15

Officers were called to the 800 block of Main Street to investigate a burglary in process.

FEBRUARY 16

A report of criminal mischief brought police to the 1600 block of Newport Avenue.

Doris J. Sagl

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Good Shepherd Lutheran member

Doris J. Sagl, 73, of Northampton, died Feb. 19, 2013, at the Lehigh Valley Hospice, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Robert H. Sagl.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Clement and Eunice (Patrick) Gianelli.

She was a 1992 graduate of Kutztown University where eshe earned a teaching degree in secondary mathematics.

She was a leader at General Electric and later Black and Decker for many years. She taught science and mathematics at Salem Christian School.

State police

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

U.S. Luge Team sleds lost, found

Police were called to Airport Road near Old Carriage Road in East Allen Township Feb. 15 to investigate a report of lost sleds owned by the U.S. Luge Team Association of Lake Place, N.Y.

Police said the rear door of a box truck opened and sleds owned by the U.S. Luge Team fell off the truck and onto the road.

In a separate incident report issued Feb. 22, police reported a citizen who lives near Route 248 on Dannersville Road found the sleds.

The resident thought they belonged to a neighbor and stored them in a garage, police said.