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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.

Election Policy

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

A message to candidates, readers

As we approach the Nov. 6 general election, the Whitehall-Coplay Press, Northampton Press and the Catasauqua Press, in the interest of fairness, will halt the publication of columns by local government officials and letters to the editor submitted by those running for office.

The last week for publication of columns by local government officials was Oct. 11.

We will, of course, continue to cover the local races, in news stories generated by our own reporters.

Fire Calls

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Oct. 3

· A motor vehicle accident with injuries and spill on Schadt Avenue between Michael Drive and Bellview Drive brought out Station 37, 8:55 a.m.

· Stations 36 and 40 responded to a motor vehicle accident with injuries and rescue on Route 22 westbound at MacArthur Road, 9:47 p.m.

· A motor vehicle accident southbound on MacArthur Road at the Route 22 eastbound off ramp brought out Stations 35 and 36, 11:09 p.m.

Oct. 4

· Stations 35 and 36 responded to a motor vehicle accident with one car into another parked car in front of 830 Fifth St., 6:48 a.m.

Today in America to feature LCTI

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh Career & Technical Institute (LCTI) will be featured in an upcoming segment of Today in America with Terry Bradshaw entitled "Preparing Students for Today's Workforce Demands." The segment is part of the show's American Education series.

The Today in America segment explores the critical role LCTI plays in helping to meet manufacturers' needs for qualified workers. The five-minute segment was filmed on location at LCTI's 500,000 square foot facility in Schnecksville.

William J. Kraynick

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

IBEW president

William "Bill" J. Kraynick, 79, of Whitehall, died Oct. 1, 2012. He was the husband of Jean K. (Keldsen) Kraynick for 54 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Joseph and Mary (Kremko) Kraynick.

He was in the U.S. Air Force and served during the Korean War.

He worked for many years at Lucent Technologies, where he was president of the IBEW union.

He was a member of St. Lawrence the Martyr Catholic Church, Catasauqua.

He was one of the founding members of the First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union, Allentown.

This means war!

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Fellowship Community employees fight sweet battle

Scrumptious sweets converged in competition at Fellowship Community's first-ever Cupcake War event.

Inspired by the hit Food Network series, the Cupcake War was organized as a fun event for the employees, giving them an opportunity to reveal their hidden talents and win cash prizes.

The contest featured two separate competitions allowing staff to showcase both their design creativity and talent for taste. In addition to the judged contests, a Cupcake Bake Sale was organized as a fundraiser for the Employee Perks Fund.