Woman cited for harassment
Coplay Police on Monday reported Debbie Huber of South Fourth St., Allentown, was cited for harassment following a disturbance on Oct. 17 in the 200 block of South Second Street in the borough.
Police said they observed four people standing outside, one who said a man had a gun. Police searched the individual but no weapon was found, police said.
Police were told the four people got into an argument. Huber is alleged to have struck another person with her cane, causing a bruise, police said.
Pedestrian struck by vehicle
Photos of the Whitehall High School bonfire
The Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.
· Officers responded to a request for vigilance in the 400 block of Keystone Avenue.
· A disturbance brought police to the unit block of Maryland Street.
· Police responded to a motor vehicle crash on MacArthur Road.
· A report of a theft brought officers to the 3000 block of Ringer Road.
· A report of suspicious activity brought police to the 1300 block of North 14th Street.
· Police responded to a disturbance in the 1000 block of Fairmount Avenue.
North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.
· A report of criminal mischief brought police to the 700 block of Chapel Street.
· Officers assisted the Catasauqua police department in the 800 block of Race Street.
· Officers assisted a citizen in the 1000 block of Washington Street.
· A report of a suspicious vehicle brought police to the 1200 block of Eighth Street.
· Police responded to a burglar alarm in the 600 block of Willow Drive.
"...Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name, and they're always glad you came ... You wanna be where everybody knows your name..." ("Cheers" theme song "Where Everybody Knows Your Name" by Gary Portnoy and Judy Hart Angelo)
There once was a time in this country when a man's word was his bond and children were told by their parents not to bring shame upon the family name.
Doors were left unlocked and youngsters played outside freely and unsupervised.
Eileen Abruzzi, of Whitehall, looks over the beautiful decorative holiday ornaments made by crafter Barbara Pengitore, of Northampton, during the holiday craft and vendor fair Oct. 20 at St. John's United Church of Christ Howertown. A tricky tray raffle was also held. The kitchen was open throughout the fair.
Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.
· A report of a man shattering a side entry door brought officers to the PNC Bank, 2102 Main St.
· Police responded to a report of a GPS and cologne stolen from a vehicle in the 400 block of East Seventh Street.
· Officers were called to the CVS Pharmacy, 29 W. 21st St., to investigate a report of a man who stole a Halloween mask and several bags of candy.
Judy "Chenaw" M. SantaMaria, 71, of Bethlehem Township, died Oct. 12, 2012, in her home. She was the wife of the late Peter V. SantaMaria for 48 years.
Born in Allentown and raised in Fullerton, she was a daughter of the late Roy A. and Mildred L. (Matthews) Freeman Jr.
She was a 1959 graduate of Whitehall High School. She earned a degree in psychology from Moravian College.
She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, Bethlehem.
Geraldine K. Dorwart, 58, of Northampton, died Oct. 17, 2012, at Muhlenberg Hospital, Bethlehem.
Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late John and Arlene (Saylor) Hawkey.
She was a certified nurse's assistant. She was also a CNC operator for Victaulic, Forks Township, and was a brakeman on the railroad.
She was a member of Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, Whitehall.
Mary E. (Lawrence) Csicsek, 96, of Bethlehem, died Oct. 9, 2012, in her home. She was the wife of the late Charles "Chickie" M. Csicisek.
Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late John and Rose (Biro) Lawrence.
She worked for Laros Printery and, during World War II, for the Bethlehem Steel. She worked for Western Electric for 25 years, retiring in 1976.