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, 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 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.
Nativity Lutheran Church celebrates Christmas holiday.
The Whitehall basketball teams opened up their seasons this past weekend in different ways.
The boys went 1-1, opening with a win over Becahi in the Yasso-Rothrock Classic before falling to Hazleton on the road Tuesday night.
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.
A free concert will be performed by the Young Musicians of the Allentown Music Club, 1:30 p.m. Dec. 15, Country Meadows of Allentown, Building No. 4, 410 N. Krocks Road.
Open auditions are available for the music club.
Information: Emily Reyes, 610-398-0781
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.
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.