Whitehall-Coplay Press

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Robert A. Remer

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Northampton

Robert A. Remer, 77, of Northampton, died April 13, 2019, at ManorCare, Bethlehem. He was the companion of the late Dorothy Schonerberger.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late John and Hilda (Unger) Remer.

He was employed by the former A&B Meats for many years before it closed. He retired from Larson Manufacturing.

He is survived by two sons, John and Robert; a daughter, Jill and her husband Timothy Strella; a daughter-in-law, Toni Remer; four grandchildren, Kelly, Robert, Nicole and Kyle; and three great-grandchildren, Robert, Ava and Emma.

Irene Taylor Holman

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Bath

Irene Taylor Holman, 83, of Bath, died at home April 7, 2019. She was the wife of Rockwell Holman.

Born in Pascagoula, Miss., she was a daughter of Charles Houston Taylor and Gussie Elizabeth (Parker) Taylor.

She was a 1953 Pascagoula High School graduate. She graduated from the University of North Florida, where she majored in journalism.

She was an office assistant for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans; the office of the Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Pascagoula; and for law offices in the Lehigh Valley.

Article By: The Press

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Sports

Steel win

Led by Philadelphia Union players Kacper Przybylko and Fabinho, Bethlehem Steel FC handed Charleston Battery their first loss of 2019 with a 3-1 victory at Talen Energy Stadium Saturday evening.

The home side made their presence known at the beginning of the first half when midfielder Michee Ngalina played in Zach Zandi who had his shot blocked by a Battery defender.

IronPigs announce packages for 2019

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Sports

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs have announced more exciting promotional packages for the upcoming 2019 season. Princess Tea Party, Fortnite, Star Wars Jedi Training and Harry Potter Quidditch Training packages will each be available for $35. Fans can purchase packages by going online to ironpigsbaseball.com/themenights.

Fortnite Day

On Saturday, May 11 at 6:35 p.m., the IronPigs will host Star Wars Night that features Star Wars Fireworks! The Jedi package will include a field level ticket, light saber and on-the-field Jedi training from 5:35-6:15 p.m.

Princess Tea Party

Rivalry series honor local teams

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Sports

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs will be celebrating local school districts and communities in the all-new St. Luke’s Rivalry Series.

Multiple schools will be celebrating their pride with classmates, alumni and friends throughout the opening month at Coca-Cola Park.

These communities will be able to show off their school pride as the Lehigh Valley IronPigs play each of their scheduled games.

Tickets start at $8 and the first 250 purchasers from each school will receive a T-shirt in their school’s colors.

Here is a list of the remaining rivalry series:

WHS represented in top performance list

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Sports

The East Penn Conference released its list of top performances in track and field so far this season. The list was released last meet and included meets to that point.

The Zephs Lucas Souders is tops in the javelin with a throw of 185-08.

For the girls, Kate Bonshak is tied third in the 100, along with teammate Helen Davis. Hope Millets is third in the high jump.

Whitehall’s 400 relay has the best time so far with a 50.60. The team is made up of Davis, Rebecca Ganthier, Aliyah Barkley and Bonshak.

The top-five in each event can be seen below.

Boys

Happenings

Monday, April 15, 2019 by The Press in Columns

APRIL 15

• Beading Club meeting, 1:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Easter and make-a-bunny craft (for adults), 6 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information and registration (required): 610-262-7537

• Open mic and jam night, 6:30 p.m., in the community room of Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Coplay Lions Club meeting, 7:15 p.m., at Coplay Saengerbund, 205 S. Fifth St.

APRIL 16

Clay Shoot

Friday, April 12, 2019 by The Press in Focus

LCCC:

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) hosts the 16th Annual LCCC Foundation Scholarship Clay Shoot in partnership with Netizen CyberSecure Solutions, April 26, Lehigh Valley Sporting Clays, Coplay.

The event is open to the public.

Tournament proceeds go to general scholarships and military veterans, active duty service members and their families.

To register: Jane Wilchak, jwilchak@lccc.edu; 610-799-1929; lccc.edu/specialevents

Diffenderfer- Sorensen:

Friday, April 12, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Diffenderfer of Columbia, Lancaster County, announce the engagement of their daughter, Katlyn, to Kyle Sorensen, son of Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Sorensen of New Tripoli, Lynn Township.

The bride-elect is a 2010 graduate of Lancaster Catholic High School and a 2014 graduate of DeSales University, Center Valley, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Sports and Exercise and, in 2017, a Doctorate of Physical Therapy.