Whitehall-Coplay Press

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Gladys L. Werner

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Bethany Wesleyan Church member

Gladys L. Werner, 96, of Northampton, died Sept. 8, 2019, at her residence. She was the wife of the late Stanley G. Werner.

Born in Bethlehem Township, she was a daughter of the late Elmer and the late Bertha (Fisher) Werkheiser.

She was an assembly line worker for the former Dixie Cup, Easton, for 17 years until she retired. Since 1955, she assisted her husband and son in running the family farm in Lehigh Township.

She was a member of Bethany Wesleyan Church, Cherryville.

Sherwood L. Mack Sr.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. Nicholas Catholic Church member

Sherwood “Woody” L. Mack Sr., 80, of Danielsville, died Sept. 7, 2019, at home. He was the husband of Katherine (Sheirer) Mack for 39 years.

Born in Saegersville, he was a son of the late Leroy and Nora (Guldner) Mack.

He was in the U.S. Army.

He worked for Alpo Products for many years in various capacities and was plant manger before his retirement in 1994.

He was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Berlinsville.

Anna Kosht

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John the Baptist Church member

Anna Kosht, 96, of Fellowship Terrace, Whitehall, died Sept. 1, 2019, in her home.

Born in Ormrod, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Verna (Skalish) Kosht.

She was an assembler at the former Western Electric Company, Allentown, had worked at various men’s garment manufacturers and was a nurse’s aide at Sacred Heart Hospital.

She was a member of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church and of the Apostleship of Prayer group.

Barbara Wright

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Whitehall

Barbara Wright, 77, of Whitehall, died Sept. 2, 2019, in her home. She was the wife of Jack G. Wright for 55 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Rose (Flamisch) Mattes Jr.

She was an Allentown High School graduate.

She worked at Hess Department Store, Bon Ton and Meals on Wheels.

She was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Allentown.


Monday, September 9, 2019 by The Press in Columns


• Bag sale on everything in the store, during regular business hours, at Catasauqua Community Thrift Shop, 113 Bridge St. The sale will continue until Sept. 14.

• Beading club meeting, 1:30 p.m., in the reference area of Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Family swim, 7-8 p.m., at the pool of Whitehall High School, 3800 Mechanicsville Road. The event will continue Mondays and Wednesdays through Nov. 6. Information and cost (fee only for residents not of Coplay or Whitehall): 610-437-5524, ext. 200

LVHN, Rodale Institute partner for ‘Mobile Market’ program

Saturday, September 7, 2019 by The Press in Business Showcase

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) has announced a partnership with Rodale Institute’s “Mobile Market” to assist in their initiative to increase access to healthy food in the greater Lehigh Valley.

The “Mobile Market” kicks off its LVHN tour, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 5, Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest. While at LVH-Cedar Crest, people can view live cooking demonstrations from noon-1 p.m.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, September 6, 2019 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, September 4: Marinated turkey cutlet, rosemary red potatoes, red beets, wheat bread w/-margarine, citrus breeze.

Thursday, September 5: Cranberry juice, pot roast sandwich, sour cream cucumber salad, fresh strawberries.

Friday, September 6: Macaroni and cheese w/ bacon and tomatoes, wax beans, baby kale and spinach salad w/ Ranch dressing, wheat bread w /margarine, blushed pears.

Vivaldi Project concert

Friday, September 6, 2019 by The Press in Focus


The Vivaldi Project performs, 4 p.m. Sept. 8, Old Chapel, Central Moravian Church, Main and Church streets, Bethlehem. Doors open at 3:30 p.m.

Members of the Vivaldi Project are Elizabeth Field, violin; Allison Edberg Nyquist, violin and viola, and Stephanie Vial, cello.

The “Chamber Music in the Chapel Series” program includes string trio works found only in the Moravian Archives: “Trio in B-flat minor,” by Johann Ignaz Klauseck (c. 1720 - c. 1775) and “Trio in C Major,” by Leopold Hofmann (1738-1793).