Whitehall-Coplay Press

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Kathleen Ebert

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Trinity United Church of Christ member

Kathleen Ebert, 94, of Coplay, died Aug. 3, 2017, at Phoebe Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Raymond D. Ebert.

Born in Widnes, Liverpool, England, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Lucy (Aldred) Gillett.

She was a telephone operator with British Telecom during the war. After emigrating, she worked in the cafeteria at Whitehall High School from 1966-1985.

She was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ, Coplay, where she taught Sunday school and was on the choir for 21 years.

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in Local News

AUGUST

THURSDAY 10

Whitehall Township Environmental Advisory Council meets 7 p.m. in the township municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.

MONDAY 14

Whitehall-Coplay School Board meets 7 p.m. at the school district administration building, 2940 MacArthur Road.

Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners meets 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.

TUESDAY 15

Whitehall Township Zoning Hearing Board meets 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.

WEDNESDAY 16

Ettore Joseph Coringrato

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Elizabeth of Hungary member

Ettore “Ed” Joseph Coringrato, 94, of Whitehall, died Aug. 1, 2017. He was the husband of Margaret (Werner) Coringrato for 61 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Dominic and Isabel Coringrato.

He was a 1941 graduate of Allentown High School and in 1946 from Bethlehem Steel Corporation’s machinist apprentice program.

He was a squad leader in the U.S. Army 19th Infantry with the U.S. occupational forces in Japan after the end of World War II.

He was a machinist at Jenkins Machine Shop.

Advance tickets to be available

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Celtic

CLASSIC

The Celtic Cultural Alliance will be offering a 10-percent discount for the advance purchase of Celtic Classic food and beverage tickets.

The Bethlehem festival runs Sept. 22-24.

Patrons will receive a certificate to redeem at a special booth for advanced ticket purchasers on the festival grounds along Spring, Conestoga, Lehigh and South Main streets.

Tickets may be purchased until Aug. 25.

For more information, visit celticfest.org; Twitter @CelticClassic; and on at Facebook.com/CelticClassic.

Carlton W. Fink

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John’s United Church of Christ member

Carlton W. Fink, 93, formerly of Whitehall, died Aug. 5, 2017. He was the husband of the late Hulda E. (Mosser) Fink for 43 years.

Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Walter and Marguerite (Repsher) Fink.

He was in the Army Air Corps in the Pacific during World War II with the B-29’s in the electrical field with radar and code. He was in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict.

He was an electrical draftsman for UGI, Mack Truck and PP&L until he took retirement.

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

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 17

Officers investigated a protection-from-abuse order in the 100 block of Limestone Street.

A domestic issue brought police to the 100 block of Limestone Street.

In the 200 block of Main Street, officers responded to a custody issue.

Police investigated the report of an unwanted person in the 800 block of Church Street.

In the 100 block of Front Street, police responded to a parking complaint.

A civil issue in the 500 block of Race Street summoned police to the scene.

Language classes offered

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in School

LCCC

Lehigh Carbon Community College will offer beginner courses in different foreign languages, each emphasizing speaking and practical application. Locations vary, and additional fees may apply.

• Korean II, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 5-Nov. 7, LCCC main campus, $180

• Spanish for health care professionals I, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 6-Nov. 8, LCCC Allentown, $620

• Irish (Gaelic), 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 6-Dec. 13, LCCC main campus, $200

• Korean I, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 7-Nov. 9, LCCC main campus, $180

Motorcycle rally to be held Sept. 17

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

CRIME VICTIMS COUNCIL

Crime Victims Council of Lehigh Valley Inc. will hold its 18th annual Rally Through the Valley benefit motorcycle poker run and pig roast 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 17 to help local victims of crime.

The 60-mile route will start with registration and check-in at Nazareth Borough Park, North Broad Street, Nazareth, and will end at Emmaus Community Park, 1401 Shimersville Road, Emmaus. Following the run, riders will be treated to an all-you-can-eat pig roast and live music by Dynamic Duo, 1-3 pm.