Whitehall-Coplay Press

Monday, October 23, 2017

James J. Imbriaco Jr.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

of Palmerton

James J. Imbriaco Jr., 72, of Palmerton, died Oct. 12, 2017, in his home. He was the husband of Deborah A. (Martin) Imbriaco for 27 years.

Born in Elizabeth, N.J., he was a son of the late James J. Sr. and Regina (Wasnik) Imbriaco.

He was an SP5(P) in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of Vietnam.

He was an operations manager for the former Channel Lumber Company, Whitehall. He then worked in security for Air Products Company and for Ashland Chemical Company.

Rudolph G. Timar

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Holy Trinity Catholic Church member

Rudolph G. Timar, 87, of Slatington, died Oct. 6, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Rosemarie (Klepeis) Timar for 60 years.

Born in Stockertown, he was a son of the late Joseph and Maria (Skrapits) Timar.

He was in the U.S. Marine Corps.

He was the manager of New Farland Food Center for many years.

He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Whitehall.

He was a member of the St. Peter and Paul Hungarian Society, Northampton.

Joseph F. Mullner Jr.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

retired Essroc Cement Co. employee

Joseph F. Mullner Jr., 64, of Lehigh Township, died Oct. 4, 2017. He was the husband of Melinda (Marakovits) Mullner for 43 years.

Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Joseph F. Sr. and of Agnes (Nordoi) Mullner.

He was a 1971 graduate of Northampton High School.

He worked for Essroc Cement Company for 42 years and retired as an electrician.

He was a member of Queenship of Mary Church, Northampton.

He was an Eagle Scout and continued to participate in Boy Scouts with his son.

Happenings

Monday, October 16, 2017 by The Press in Columns

OCT. 16

• Open mic and jam night with special guest “Timoteo,” 6:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road

OCT. 17

• Movie showing: “Guardians of the Galaxy 2,” 6 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road

• Safety night, 6-8 p.m., at Northampton Area High School, 1619 Laubach Ave.

• Bath Halloween parade, 7 p.m., around the borough. Rain date is Oct. 18.

• Coplay Recreation & Welfare Association Halloween parade, 7 p.m., around the borough. Rain date is Oct. 24.

Baby delivery services to move from Sacred Heart to St. Luke’s - Allentown

Friday, October 13, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Sacred Heart HealthCare System has announced that as of Oct. 10, Sacred Heart Hospital, 421 Chew St., Allentown, will no longer offer labor and delivery services.

Obstetrics services will be “delivered” through a new collaboration with St. Luke’s University Health Network.

Through this collaboration, there is only one change: mothers-to-be can deliver their babies at St. Luke’s Hospital - Allentown Campus, 1736 Hamilton St., Allentown, which is less than two miles from Sacred Heart Hospital.

LVHN providing flu shots for free in 20th annual year

Friday, October 13, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) will administer free seasonal flu vaccinations for the 20th straight year for adults and children six months and older during two community sessions in November.

Shots are administered as drive-throughs, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Nov. 4, Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom, South Whitehall Township, and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 5, Coca-Cola Park, Allentown.

LCCC offers classes in entrepreneurship

Friday, October 13, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) will offer a series of noncredit courses for business and professionals who want to build their own business.

The “Brand Your Own Business” (BYOB) series provides training for entrepreneurs who want to learn how to create a strong brand through the use of up- to-date media and strong business practices, allowing them to better manage their company.

BYOB monthly topics include going from idea to reality, building your brand-getting the word out, managing resources and hearing from a guest speaker “who has been there and done that.”

Hawk Mountain receives $5,000 grant from PPL

Friday, October 13, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

A $5,000 grant from the PPL Foundation to Hawk Mountain Sanctuary will contribute to educational events, workshops, and lectures that are provided for members and the public, as well as continued support for ongoing conservation research.

“This type of grant supports everything we do at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, from global training and research to leading school groups to welcoming hikers,” said Director of Development Mary Linkevich.

“We at PPL believe in environmental stewardship,” said Carol Obando-Derstine, PPL Electric Utilities’ regional affairs director.

Good Shepherd names chair, three to trustees’ board

Friday, October 13, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network has announced three new members to its Board of Trustees as well as a new board chair.

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America elected Polly Beste, David Fessler and Thomas J. Lynch to three-year terms.

Gary Schmidt, MA, has been named the chair of Good Shepherd’s Board of Trustees. Schmidt succeeds David DeCampli, whose term has ended. Schmidt is a Human Resource business leader for Mondelēz International, for which he has worked since 1989.