Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.
· Officers responded to a motor vehicle crash on Pineapple Street.
· A report of a fire brought police to the 400 block of Race Street.
· Police conducted a death investigation in the 500 block of Kurtz Street.
· Officers assisted the North Catasauqua Police Department in the 800 block of Willow Drive.
· A report of a domestic dispute brought officers to the 600 block of Second Street.
Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.
· Police responded to a 911 hang-up in the 600 block of East Eighth Street.
· Officers were called to the 1600 block of Newport Avenue to investigate a report of a rear window of a vehicle broken out.
· A report of a man who assaulted a woman brought officers to the 2100 block of Washington Avenue.
· Police responded to a report of a dispute between a brother and sister in the 1600 block of Newport Avenue.
Friday, Feb. 1: Gockley, Zephyr–Cheese pizza, broccoli, apple wedges, milk. Steckel–Cheese pizza, broccoli, apple wedges, frozen fruit drink, milk. M.S.–Cheese pizza, broccoli, orange, apple wedges, milk. H.S.–Cheese pizza, salad plate, carrots, apple wedges, orange, milk.
The Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.
· A theft from a vehicle brought officers to the 1300 block of North 13th Street.
· Police responded to a report of public drunkenness in the 5100 block of Stone Terrace Drive.
· A report of a drug overdose brought officers to the 3300 block of North 13th Street.
· Police responded to a suspicious vehicle on Chestnut Street.
· A report of an open apartment door brought police to the Olympic Garden Apartments, 12490 Olympic Circle South.
Amateur singers are invited to take part in a karaoke contest to benefit the family of 4-year-old cancer patient Ella Luchansky.
The contest will take place at the Log Cabin, 31 N. Second St., Coplay, starting 8 p.m. Feb. 15 and will continue once a week through April 5.
Ten singers will advance to the finals April 12. The first-place winner will recieve a $1,000 cash prize and the second-place winner will receive $500.
In addition to the karaoke, the Log Cabin will feature raffles and giveaways. All donations and raffle proceeds benefit Ella and her family.
Whitehall Township Commissioners will hold a workshop meeting at 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.
Coplay Borough Council holds a workshop meeting at 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 98 S. Fourth St.
Benjamin R. Hicks, 81, of Whitehall, died Jan. 11, 2013, at the St. Luke's Hospice House, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Lucille A. (Carrescia) Hicks.
Born in West Catasauqua, he was a son of the late Benjamin R. and Emma O. (Minnich) Hicks.
He was in the U.S. Navy and served on a destroyer during the Korean War.
Before retiring, he was a plant superintendent at Ingersoll Rand.
He was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Fullerton.
Gloria M. Fetter, 82, of Whitehall and formerly of Coplay, died Jan. 17, 2013. She was the wife of the late Gerald L. Fetter for 58 years.
Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Millard and Evelyn E. (Beck) Kemmerer.
She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Coplay.
She was a past president of the Coplay Senior Citizens. She was a member of the Coplay Saengerbund.
Mary "Mitzie" I. (Derkits) Hornak, of Coplay, died Jan. 17, 2013, at Manor Care, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Joseph Hornak.
Born in Coplay, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Angela (Yandrasits) Derkits.
She was a sewing machine operator at several garment mills, including Catasauqua Garment, Clyde Shirt, Rosillio and Tama Manufacturing.
She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Coplay and its Altar and Rosary Society.
Francis H. Near, 71, of Whitehall, died Jan. 21, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospital Fountain Hill. He was the husband of Suzanne (Jenett) Near.
Born in Sterling, Ill., he was the son of the late Ralph and Katherine (Portner) Near.
He worked in apartment maintenance at Helfrich Springs, Whitehall, for 26 year, retiring in 2010. Before that, he had been a service manager and auto mechanic at Pep Boys, Whitehall.
He served proudly in the U.S. Army and was an avid hunter and fisherman.
He was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene, Allentown.