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Northampton police

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.


A report of a front-end loader on fire brought officers to Greenstar, 799 Smith Lane.


Police responded to a report of a man attacked by a dog in the 1600 block of Poplar Street.


Officers were called to the 800 block of Main Street to investigate a burglary in process.


A report of criminal mischief brought police to the 1600 block of Newport Avenue.

Doris J. Sagl

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

Good Shepherd Lutheran member

Doris J. Sagl, 73, of Northampton, died Feb. 19, 2013, at the Lehigh Valley Hospice, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Robert H. Sagl.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Clement and Eunice (Patrick) Gianelli.

She was a 1992 graduate of Kutztown University where eshe earned a teaching degree in secondary mathematics.

She was a leader at General Electric and later Black and Decker for many years. She taught science and mathematics at Salem Christian School.

State police

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

U.S. Luge Team sleds lost, found

Police were called to Airport Road near Old Carriage Road in East Allen Township Feb. 15 to investigate a report of lost sleds owned by the U.S. Luge Team Association of Lake Place, N.Y.

Police said the rear door of a box truck opened and sleds owned by the U.S. Luge Team fell off the truck and onto the road.

In a separate incident report issued Feb. 22, police reported a citizen who lives near Route 248 on Dannersville Road found the sleds.

The resident thought they belonged to a neighbor and stored them in a garage, police said.

Janet Anne Caverly

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

hospital operating room scheduler

Janet Anne Caverly, 62, of Allentown, died Feb. 10, 2013, in the Lehigh Valley Hospital-Salisbury Township.

Born in Mineola, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Edward Foley and Margaret (Gough) Pickhardt.

She earned a nursing degree.

She worked for 26 years at the Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network as an operating room scheduling manager.

She was of the Catholic faith.

She is survived by a daughter, Jenny A. and her husband Jeffrey D. Kindt of Whitehall; and son, Wade E. and his wife Robin A. (Kostecky) of Catasauqua.


Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Local News


· Bach to School – 1 p.m., Good Shepherd Catholic School, 1300 Newport Ave., Northampton. Information: 610-262-9171.

· Delaware, Lehigh & Susquehanna Model Railroad Club meeting – 7-9 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday, Coplay Borough Hall, Fourth and Center streets. Information: Dick Lobach at 610-965-2598.

· Bingo – Doors open 5:30 p.m. Games start at 7 p.m., Petersville Rod and Gun Club, Moore Township. Information: 610-261-2210.

Robert "Spots" Schoenerberger Jr.

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Catasauqua

Robert "Spots" G.A. Schoenerberger Jr., 76, of Catasauqua, died Feb. 11, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital Center, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Anna I. (O'Hawk) Schoenerberger for 54 years.

Born in West Catasauqua, he was a son of the late Robert G. A. and Laura (Kuhns) Schoenerberger Sr.

He worked at Cross Country Clothes until retiring in 1996.

Editor's View

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

The dangers of sexting: 'Is it really worth it?'

Salisbury High School presented an assembly recently on the dangers of sexting – this seminar was offered by District Attorney Jim Martin's office for school districts in the Lehigh Valley.

Sexting is described as taking a nude picture of yourself or someone else with cellphone cameras and texting it to others or posting nude photos of yourself on social media such as Facebook or MySpace.

Williard D. Schuler

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

recently retired

Willard D. Schuler, 77, of Fountain Hill, died at his home in Whitehall. He was the husband of the late Donna J. Schuler.

He was a son of Edward and Myrtle Schuler.

He was in the U.S. Army.

He recently retired from building maintenance at the Private Industry Council (PIC), Allentown.

He is survived by a daughter, Jacqueline; three sons, Jonathan and his wife Cynthia, Barry, Willard with wife Amanda; and two grandsons, Kevin Doddy Jr. and Zachary Schuler. He had three brothers, Edward, John and Barry.

Zephs Rex among football scholar athletes nominees

Thursday, February 28, 2013 by The Press in Sports

The Lehigh Valley Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame is having the Football Scholar Athlete Banquet on Sunday, March 3, at 4:30 p.m. at the Northampton Community Center.

The speaker this year is Penn State Coach Bill O'Brien. Tickets are $30. Contact Herb Barrall at 484-515-6530.

Whitehall will be represented by Jacob Scott Rex.

Butz Corporate Center gets first Allentown zone loan

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

The Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone Development Authority (ANIZDA) recently approved a loan to EPC Allentown, LLC, founded by the Butz Family and owner of the Butz Corporate Center.

The $10-million loan through National Penn Bank is the first private development loan that closed through ANIZDA.

"This transaction signifies the positive momentum in the revitalization effort of the city," said Greg Butz, President and CEO, Alvin H. Butz, Inc.