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Edward F. Paul

Thursday, December 19, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

former Mail Well employee

Edward F. Paul, 65, of Catasauqua and Coplay, died Dec. 12, 2013, at Manor Care I, Bethlehem.

He was a son of Anna (Toth) Paul of Coplay and the late John Paul.

He was employed at the former Mail Well, Catasauqua, for 27 years.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by an uncle; aunts; and cousins.

Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o the funeral home, 327 Chesnut St., Coplay, 18037.

Arrangements were made by Hauke Funeral Home Inc.

John E. "Ziggy" Zsigovits

Thursday, December 19, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired cement worker

John E. "Ziggy" Zsigovits, 64, of Coplay, died Dec. 10 in Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown. He was married to Debra D. (Warnken) Zsigovits.

Born in Northampton, he was the son of the late John S. and Mary A. (Klepeiss) Zsigovits.

He retired as a lab technician from Keystone Cement Company, Bath.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by children, Megan, Jonathan and Tonya; stepchildren, Michelle, Tami, Sue, Kim and Pam; brother, Barry J.; and seven grandchildren.

Arrangements were made by Robert A. Hauke Funeral Home, 327 Chestnut St., Coplay.

Volunteering is good for our health

Thursday, December 19, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

The headline of the magazine article captured my attention.

"Want to Live Longer? Volunteer!," it proclaimed.

Like many people we know, my husband and I have been volunteering for years. So we are well aware of the joys of doing something good for others or for the earth and its creatures.

But now, I read, there is evidence of physical value, too. Our volunteerism may lead to better health and longevity, as well as social benefits.

Northampton police

Thursday, December 19, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.


· A report of a domestic disturbance brought officers to the 700 block of East 18th Street.


· Police were called to the 900 block of Main Street to investigate a fire.

· Officers responded to a report of disorderly conduct in the 1500 block of Main Street.

· A report of numerous thefts brought police to the Hampton House, 1802 Lincoln Ave.


· A report of a motor vehicle crash brought officers to the 1800 block of Main Street.

Coplay police

Thursday, December 19, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Dispute reported

Coplay police Sunday responded to a report of an individual who shoveled snow back onto another property owner's previously shoveled section of sidewalk on North Fifth Street.

Police said an officer spoke to the offending party who later removed the snow.

Reckless driver reported

A report of a reckless driver brought police to the 300 block of Cherry Street Dec. 13.

Police said they were unable to locate the vehicle.

Warrant served