Whitehall-Coplay Press

Friday, July 19, 2019

Ronald J. Meyers Sr.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

American Legion Post 473 member

Ronald J. Meyers Sr., 71, of Coplay, died June 26, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. He was the husband of Judith (Gross) Meyers for 49 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Frank and Mary (Marth) Meyers.

He was a Whitehall High School graduate.

He was in the U.S. Army.

He was a processor in the textile industry for many years.

He was of the Catholic faith.

He was a member of the West Coplay Maennerchor, Coplay Saengerbund and the Coplay American Legion Post 473.

James E. Lamb Jr.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Walnutport

James E. Lamb Jr., 90, of Walnutport, died June 25, 2019, at the inpatient hospice unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Rosemarie (Cser) Lamb for 40 years.

Born in Upland, he was a son of the late James E. Lamb Sr. and Sara (Clampitt) Kohler.

He was in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean conflict.

He was a general superintendent at Alvin H. Butz Inc., Allentown, for 25 years.

He was a member of the carpenter’s union and of the American Legion.

Catasauqua: Holiday events are planned

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The reading of the Declaration of Independence will take place 10 a.m., followed by an Honor Guard salute from American Legion Post 215, at the George Taylor House, Lehigh and Poplar streets.

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Hunkajunk will perform July 4 at the amphitheater at Catasauqua Park and Playground, 501 American St.

The Large Flowerheads will be performing July 5.

Performances by both bands will be 7-10 p.m.

Don’t forget to bring lawn chairs, blankets and snacks.

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Editor’s View

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

Let’s celebrate!

“When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

Northampton: Festival scheduled

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Community Days will be held July 10-13 at Municipal Park, Smith Lane and Laubach Avenue.

Hours are 6-10 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and noon-11 p.m. Saturday.

A fireworks display is set for 10:15 p.m. Saturday.

The festival is sponsored by the Northampton Exchange Club.

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Northampton AARP Chapter 3915 will meet July 10 at Northampton Banquet and Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave.

Doors open 11 a.m.

Entertainment will be music by the Little Brass Band of the Lehigh Valley.

Refreshments will be provided.

North Catasauqua police

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 23

Police were on the scene of a DUI and drug case in the area of Third and Eugene streets.

A domestic call brought officers to the 1000 block of Sixth Street.

JUNE 24

The department responded to a neighbor dispute in the 1000 block of Second Street.

JUNE 25

Police investigated a domestic call in the 800 block of Willow Drive.

The department assisted a citizen in the 1000 block of Milton Street.

Northampton police

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 21

At Main Street and Station Alley, a reportable accident involved three vehicles.

JUNE 22

A warrant service was served in the 600 block of East 20th Street. A male with an outstanding warrant out of Northampton County was taken into custody, transported to the station and released to the Northampton County Sheriff’s Department.

JUNE 23

A reportable accident involving two vehicles occurred at Howertown Road and Fourth streets.

JUNE 24