Whitehall-Coplay Press

Friday, January 17, 2020

John P. Schwoyer

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

Catasauqua High School graduate

John P. Schwoyer, 66, of Allentown, died Jan. 10, 2020, at Lehigh Valley Hospice, Allentown.

He was a son of the late Karl Oliver and Anna Marie (Keeney) Schwoyer.

He was a 1971 graduate of Catasauqua High School.

He worked in maintenance for All American Graphic Screen Printing, Allentown.

He is survived by two sisters, Linda Schwoyer with George of Slatington and Sharon Landis and her husband Carl of North Catasauqua; a brother, David and Rebecca of Ormrod; and three nieces and nephews, Rebecca Ann Bodnar, Eric Landis and Gabriel Schwoyer.

William C. Miller Sr.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John’s United Church of Christ member

William C. Miller Sr., 90, of Whitehall, died Jan. 9, 2020, at his daughter’s home. He was the husband of the late Shirley (Whitmoyer) Miller for 57 years.

Born in Berwick, he was a son of the late Elmer and Dora (Gibbs) Miller.

He worked for Wise Foods for 40 years before he retired in 1991.

He was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Fullerton.


Monday, January 13, 2020 by The Press in Columns

JAN. 13

• Adult Children of Alcoholics meeting, 6:30 p.m., at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 696 Johnson Road, Moorestown. Information: 610-759-7363

• Bingo, 7 p.m. (doors open 5:30 p.m.), at Northampton Banquet and Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave.

JAN. 14

• Winnie the Pooh party, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information and registration: 610-262-7537

• Cash bingo, 7 p.m., at Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive, Moore Township. Information: 610-317-0808

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, January 10, 2020 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit https://www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx.

Wednesday, January 8: Pork Rib - B - Q, cabbage and bow ties, pickled beets, wheat bread w/margarine, chilled applesauce.

Thursday, January 9: Coconut crusted chicken, scalloped potatoes, California vegetable blend, wheat bread w/margarine, raspberry-filled cookie.

Friday, January 10: Chicken corn chowder, Tater Tot ground beef casserole, flame-roasted corn, tossed salad w/ French dressing, banana mousse.

Pa.-Dutch radio play

Friday, January 10, 2020 by The Press in Focus


Dr. Gregory Hanson speaks about a 1940s radio play featuring Asseba and Sabina, a fictional Pennsylvania-Dutch couple, at 1 p.m. Jan. 11, Lehigh County Historical Society’s Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.

“Old-time radio broadcasts of Asseba and Sabina in the Pennsylvania Dutch dialect were tremendously popular in our region,” said Joseph Garrera, Executive Director of the Museum.

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, January 10, 2020 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, January 8: Mustard dill baked fish, stewed tomatoes, broccoli and cauliflower, macaroni and cheese, cherry gelatin.

Thursday, January 9: Teriyaki glazed pork, stir fried vegetables, carrot ginger soup, sesame brown rice, fresh melon.

Friday, January 10: Stuffed cabbage w/ meat sauce, green beans, mashed potatoes, whole wheat dinner roll, fresh apple slices.

Monday, January 13: Beef stew, peas, potatoes, whole wheat dinner roll, fresh fruit salad.

St. Luke’s Health Network pledges locally-sourced food at its hospitals

Friday, January 10, 2020 by The Press in Business Showcase

St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is the first health system outside of the Philadelphia area to sign the Good Food, Healthy Hospitals pledge.

SLUHN signed the pledge after the initiative secured a five-year national grant to expand the program statewide.

The president of each SLUHN campus signed the Good Food, Healthy Hospitals Pledge, taking the next step to promote good healthcare through good food choices in all the hospital settings: patient meals, cafeteria meals, catering and vending machine operations.

Darts, Trapshooting

Thursday, January 9, 2020 by The Press in Sports



Suburban Dart League

Last week we had a pair of makeup matches. The first finds Star of Bethlehem beating Salem UCC 6-3, 8-6, losing the nightcap 2-1. Hitters for Star of Bethlehem: Scott Hoffert 6-13, Bryan Frankenfield 6-14, Austin Hoffert 5-14, Joey Hoffert with a HR. Sherry Bush was 6-12, Bill Rinker 5-10 (HR), Kim Bush with a HR, Kierstin Saeger with 2 HRs for Salem UCC.