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Rap of the gavel

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Local News

FEBRUARY

THURSDAY 21

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

TUESDAY 26

Coplay Borough Planning Commission meets at 7 p.m. at the borough municipal building, 98 S. Fourth St.

Whitehall-Coplay School board committee meetings – Education/Student Activities Committee 4 p.m.; Operations/Transportation Committee, 5:30 p.m.; Finance/Personnel committee, 6:45 p.m. Meetings are held in the WCSD Administration Building, 2940 MacArthur Road.

Whitehall police

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Crime Watch meeting set

Whitehall Township will hold its next Crime Watch meeting 7 p.m. Feb. 25 in the public meeting room of the municipal building.

Whitehall Mayor Edward Hozza Jr. will deliver his state of the township address, which will detail the township's growth, construction progress, projected completion schedules, future plans, goals and township direction for 2013.

Also during the meeting, Denise Continenza will speak on Communities that Care and Scott Grim will provide information on the Community Emergency Response Team.

Mary Vitovitch

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Queenship of Mary Church member

Mary Vitovitch, 85, of Northampton, died Feb. 3, 2013, in Northampton Village. She was the wife of the late Frank J. Vitovitch.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Deutsch) Grol.

She was a sewing machine operator for the Billera Brothers for many years.

She was a member of Queenship of Mary Roman Catholic Church. She was a former member of St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church and its Altar and Rosary Society.

North Catasauqua police

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

FEBRUARY 10

· Officers assisted EMS in the 600 block of Walnut Street.

· A hit-and-run motor vehicle crash brought police to the 1000 block of Second Street.

· Police responded to a report of an unwanted person in the 1000 block of Railroad Street.

· Officers assisted EMS in the 1100 block of Fourth Street.

FEBRUARY 12

· A report of a scam brought police to the 1400 block of Fourth Street.

FEBRUARY 13

MEM execs out on bail

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Two executives of Municipal Energy Managers Inc. (MEM), of Moscow, Lackawanna County, surrendered to authorities Thursday, Feb. 14.

Robert J. Kearns, president of MEM, and Patrick McLaine, secretary and treasurer of MEM, were arraigned in Lehigh County Central Booking by District Judge Robert C. Halal on charges stemming from the alleged theft of more than $160,000 from the Borough of Coplay.

Kearns and McLaine were released on $250,000 unsecured bail.

Catasauqua police

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

FEBRUARY 11

· A disturbance between a man and woman brought police to the 700 block of Second Street.

· Officers assisted EMS in the 100 block of Bridge Street.

· Police responded to a complaint of noise in the 300 block of Howertown Road.

FEBRUARY 12

· A report of theft brought police to the 100 block of Front Street.

· Officers assisted EMS in the 300 block of Church Street.

· Police responded to a parking dispute in the 100 block of Bridge Street.

FEBRUARY 13

Anne Bodish

Thursday, February 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Neff's Hotel co-proprietor

Anne Bodish, 69, of Schnecksville, died Feb. 4, 2013, at home. She was the wife of Douglas Bodish.

Born in Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Elizabeth (Stampa) Flynn.

She was the former co-proprietor of Neff's Hotel, Neffs.

She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Coplay.