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Northampton police

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCTOBER 10

· Officers responded to a report of the theft of a DVD and prescription drugs from a vehicle at the Redner's Quick Shoppe, 33 W. 21st St.

OCTOBER 11

· A report of a deer that jumped over the front of a vehicle and hit a Northampton police cruiser on the left front side brought officers to the railroad crossing on 21st Street.

· Police responded to a hit-and-run motor vehicle crash in the 1700 block of Main Street.

OCTOBER 14

Coplay police

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Disturbance reported

Coplay Police responded at 1:22 a.m. Saturday to the Log Cabin Tavern, Second & Hall streets, on a report of a disturbance.

On arrival, patrol officers observed several people standing outside the tavern. Officers were told an altercation occurred between two men in the bar.

One of the men was hit in the face with a set of keys, police said. The individual who was struck confronted another man, who he thought threw the keys, police said.

Richard Schoemaker

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

retired crane operator

Richard E. Schoemaker, 80, of Northampton, died Sept. 18, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Dolores B. (Cesanek) Schoemaker for 56 years.

Born in Orefield, he was the son of the late Walter and Verna (Miller) Schoemaker.

He retired in 1992 from the Bethlehem Steel Corporation, where he had been a crane operator in Saucon Shipping.

He was a member of Queenship of Mary Roman Catholic Church, Northampton.

Whitehall police

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

The Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCTOBER 9

· Officers responded to a theft from a vehicle in the 4100 block of North Church Street.

· A report of a suspicious person brought police to the 600 block of Jordan Circle.

· Police responded to a motor vehicle crash on Ring Road.

· Officers responded to a report of suspicious activity in the 4500 block of Third Street.

· A theft from a vehicle brought police to the 4200 block of North Church Street.

OCTOBER 10

LUNCH MENU

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in School

Friday, Oct. 19: Elem.–Cheese pizza or PB&J, broccoli with cheese sauce, apple wedges, milk. M.S.–Cheese pizza or PB&J, broccoli with cheese sauce, orange, apple wedges, milk. H.S.–Cheese pizza or PB&J, broccoli with cheese sauce, carrots, apple wedges, pear, orange, milk.

Monday, Oct. 22: Gockley, Steckel–Meat and cheese nachos, baked beans, apple wedges, milk. Zephyr–Meat and cheese nachos, salsa, baked beans, apple, milk. M.S.–Meat and cheese nachos, salsa, black beans, apple, banana, milk. H.S.–Meat and cheese nachos, salsa, black beans, pear, apple, banana, milk.

Mary Bauer

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

of Coplay

Mary Bauer, 87, of Coplay, died Sept. 20, 2012, in the home of her daughter, Dianne Tourtellott. She was the wife of the late Rudolph A. Bauer.

Born in Ormrod, she was a daughter of the late Josephat and Nancy (Myzyka) Reszetar.

She worked at the former Cross Country Clothes for 46 years and retired in 1988. She was a waitress at the Northampton Community Center for 30 years.

She was a member of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church and a school and church functions volunteer.

Ann Kochenash Pristash

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Coplay

Ann Kochenash Pristash, 94, of Covington, Va., died Oct. 9, 2012, in her home, She was the wife of the late Andrew Jake Pristash.

Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Katherine (Broshyna) Kochenash.

She taught upholstery at Jackson River Vocational School, Covington, Va.

She was a member of Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Covington, and of Episcopal Church Women, Daughters of the King, and the altar guild.

Whitehall Township Public Library column

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in Columns

Fall story time begins

The big kids have gone back to school, so little sisters and brothers can start their fall activities, too.

At Whitehall Township Public Library, toddlers and preschool youngsters are welcome to enroll for an age appropriate Story Time series. Each session includes not only exciting listening experiences with Lorraine Santaliz and Diane Case but also participation in songs, finger plays and story-related craft projects.

Each program is intended to involve children in the process of reading readiness.