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Althea C. Stianche

Thursday, December 13, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church member

Althea C. Stianche, 76, of Northampton, died Nov. 13, 2012, in L. V. Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of the late Bernard J. Stianche.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late William and Anna (Getz) Serfass. She worked at the former Clyde Shirt Factory and at Durkee Foods.

She was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Northampton.

She was a member of the Raccoon Club, Northampton.

Agnes Feichtel

Thursday, December 13, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John the Baptist member

Agnes Feichtel, 97, of Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Allentown, died Oct. 31, 2012.

Born in Stiles, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Theresia (Samer) Feichtel.

She was a seamstress, sample blouse maker and seller at several sewing factories, including Phoenix Clothing, and made World War II uniforms.

She was a member of St. John the Baptist Church, Stiles. At the church, she was a member of the Blessed Virgin Mary Sodality.

Northampton police

Thursday, December 13, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.


·A report of a parked motor vehicle struck by a motorist brought officers to the 1200 block of Franklin Street.

· Police responded to a report of a garage struck by a motor vehicle in the 2100 block of Line Alley.


· Officers were called to the Siegfried School to investigate a report of a suspicious man.

· Police were called to the Wells Fargo Bank to investigate the theft of the bank sign.


Thursday, December 13, 2012 by The Press in Sports

The accomplishments of two powerlifting Michaels from Whitehall may allow them to to be called Iron Mike from on...

Competing in his first sanctioned meet, Mike Tsamutalis, a 16-year-old Zephyr sophomore, took first place in the teen 15-16-year-old division, 181-pound class at the USA Powerlifting (USAPL) Northeastern USA Regional Championships in Oaks last Saturday, Dec. 1.


Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in Focus

Manger Church

The Pennsylvania Jazz Collective (PJC) presents a Jazz Christmas vespers service, 4 p.m. Dec. 16, Church of the Manger, 1401 Greenview Drive, Bethlehem.

A jazz quintet will be led by PJC Artistic Director Alan Gaumer and Neil Wetzel, Ed .D., Director of jazz studies at Moravian College. The choir is directed by June Thomas, jazz vocal teacher at Muhlenberg College. Church staff include musician Sam Creyer and organist Mark Dennis.

The service will be presided over by the Rev. Sharon Joseph.

The performance is open to the public. A donation includes PJC holiday CD.

Good Shepherd Network CEO planning retirement in 2013

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Sally Gammon, FACHE, Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network's President and CEO since 1997, has announced plans to retire in 2013.

The Good Shepherd Board of Trustees has begun a search for Good Shepherd's next president and CEO. Gammon intends to remain involved with Good Shepherd and the local community after her retirement.