Whitehall-Coplay Press

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Coplay: Buy wristbands now for local pub crawl

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Wristbands are now on sale for the Coplay Borough 150th anniversary pub crawl scheduled for 3-8 p.m. Sept. 21.

The crawl starts 3 p.m. at Samuel Owens Restaurant and Bar, 128 Chestnut St. The crawl continues onto 2nd Street Tavern, 33 N. Second St.; then to American Club of Coplay, 300 Cherry St.; and ends at the Coplay Saengerbund, 205 S. Fifth St. Participants are then encouraged to return to their favorite spot.

Rap of the Gavel

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Local News

SEPTEMBER

THURSDAY 12

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

TUESDAY 17

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

WEDNESDAY 18

Whitehall Township Planning Commission holds a workshop meeting 6:30 p.m., followed by the regular meeting 7:30 p.m., in the public meeting room at the municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.

THURSDAY 19

Whitehall police

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

AUG. 24

Police investigated a domestic offense against family in the 700 block of Jordan Parkway.

A mental health call in the 1500 block of Alta Drive brought police to the scene.

Officers responded to disturbances on Lehigh Street and MacArthur Road.

The department handled a report of a person reportedly driving under the influence on Third Street.

A suspicious person in the 1200 block of Midway Road was reported.

Fullerton: Halupki dinner to be served Sept. 14

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Columns

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, 618 Fullerton Ave., will be holding a halupki dinner 4-7 p.m. Sept. 14 in the parish hall.

The meal includes halupki, mashed potatoes, roll with butter and dessert. Children ages 5-10 will be offered macaroni and cheese.

Call the parish office at 610-266-0695 for prices or more information.

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St. Elizabeth’s will be holding a CYO meeting in the school library 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17. All parents with children enrolled in the sports programs are invited to attend.

Doris D. and Oliver Stuart Reese

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Slatington

Doris D. and Oliver Stuart Reese, of Slatington, died five days apart from each other. Oliver, 84, died Sept. 1, 2019, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown, and Doris, 82, died Aug. 27, 2019, at ManorCare-West Allen, Allentown.

They were married for 63 years.

Born in West Catasauqua, Doris was the daughter of the late Melvin H. Kressley and Isabelle (DeWalt) Radon and stepdaughter of the late Walter Radon. Born in Muncy, Oliver was the son of the late Oliver F. and Mary E. (Edkin) Reese.

Irene V. Tanzosh

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Assumption BVM Catholic Church member

Irene V. Tanzosh, 92, of Northampton, died Sept. 4, 2019, at Sacred Heart Senior Living, Northampton. She was the wife of the late Mathias S. Tanzosh.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Mary (Madaya) Nederostek.

She was employed as a seamstress by the former Tama Manufacturing, Northampton.

She was a member of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Northampton.

Joan B. Fink

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

member of former Trinity UCC

Joan B. Fink, 86, of Coplay, died Aug. 28, 2019, at Phoebe Nursing Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late George N. Fink.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Beatrice (Wertman) Kline.

She worked in the clean room of Western Electric for 14 years until she retired.

She was a member of the former Trinity United Church of Christ, Coplay.

Honnell R. Linton

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

attended First Presbyterian Church

Honnell R. Linton, of Allentown, died Sept. 2, 2019. He was the husband of June V. (Scott) Linton for 55 years.

Born in Jamaica, he was a son of the late Norman and Muriel (Black) Linton.

He was a professional truck driver owner and operator who earlier worked for National Freight.

He attended First Presbyterian Church of Hokendauqua.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by five sons, Dunstan and his wife Farbia, Dave, Bruce and his wife Kelly, Jonathan and his wife Willette and Lennox; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

John A. Kromer

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Trojan Powder Company truck driver

John A. Kromer, 80, of Hellertown, and formerly of Schnecksville and south Allentown, died Sept. 4, 2019, at Saucon Valley Manor, Hellertown.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Clarence and Katie (Kunkle) Kromer.

He was a truck driver for Trojan Powder Company, Whitehall, for many years before retiring.

He is survived by two brothers, David Kromer of Schnecksville and Richard Kromer with Karen of Santa Rosa, Calif.; two sisters, Linda Wotring with Tim of Schnecksville and Barbara Swoyer of Allentown; nieces; and nephews.

Mary R. Hock

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Nicholas Catholic Church member

Mary R. Hock, 89, of Lehigh Township, died Sept. 3, 2019, in her home. She was the wife of the late John S. Hock Sr.

Born in Rockdale, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Theresa (Weber) Horwith.

She was a 1947 graduate of Parkland High School.

She was a seamstress/machine operator at various garment mills in the Lehigh Township area. She was a seamstress and sewed church choir robes and wedding dresses.

She was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Berlinsville, where she sang on the choir for many years.