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School board OKs Community Education Program for year By BILL HALBFOERSTER The Home News

Elizabeth Kralick and Presidents’ Deputy Jan Miller hold the $3,000 check for the Blue Star Mothers at a luncheon on Thursday at Point Phillips.

Red Hatters give $3,000 to Blue Star Mothers of America Red Hat Classy Lassies of Greenbriar hosted the Red Hat 15th Annual Birthday Bash Luncheon on April 23 at the Northampton Memorial Community Center. The proceeds from the fundraiser were given to the

Blue Star Mothers of America at a luncheon this past Thursday, July 19 at the Point Phillips Hotel. The Presidents’ Deputy Jan Miller accepted the $3,000 check from ElizaContinued on page 11

The Northampton Area School Board on Monday voted to continue the Community Education Program for the 2013-14 school year. It will again be coordinated by Margaret “Meg” Schell for a stipend of $3,746. There were two options on the agenda – to continue or discontinue the program in the district. Schools Supt. Joseph Kovalchik said the program lost $1,456 last year, but that was a $200 improvement over the previous year. Mrs. Schell was present, and Kovalchik said she did a “fabulous job” with the 2012-13 programs as the coordinator. Director Dr. Michael Baird asked how the money could be made up. Mrs. Schell said there is a really good foundation. Fifteen courses were run last school year and eight were cancelled. She noted that there is a core set of programs that are very popular. People right now have been asking her what is scheduled so they can make plans. Quilting is really big, as are water programs. Others were suggested as possibilies by Director Jennifer Miller. Mrs. Schell said an open mind is necessary and talking with people to see what they want. “The relationship and feedback is amazing,” she said, but keep-

ing programs simple is important. Mrs. Schell said she has two other part-time jobs, but keeps things as straight as much as she can. “It’s a lot easier now,” she said, with a full year under her belt. She had thought of getting students from Whitehall and other nearby areas by putting in an item about the community education program in the newspaper. But she said the core is made up of people who are part of the Northampton Area School District.

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TOWN & COUNTRY Restaurant re-opened in Bath Monday after three months of remodeling. (Story on Page 5.)

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She would like to modify the programs a bit. Kovalchik suggested a course for parents on social media. Dr. Baird said if the board would decide to close the program for a year, he fears they would lose the core the program has now. He observed that many senior citizens go to McDonald’s and could be doing something more by enrolling in the community education programs. It was suggested that an open house of the new middle school could provide infor-

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has even come to several of the shows to speak. At the Summit is an amphitheater called the AT&T summit stadium where entertainers perform and dignitaries give speeches. Speakers include Randall Stephenson, Hahn running it. . . . Took no- Mike Rowe, Wayne Brock, tice there were barricades and with a concert by Three along S. Chestnut one day last Doors Down. Around the area of the week, where they plan to put AT&T Summit Stadium is the in new sidewalks. It was just Summit Center that houses for marking, I reckon. . . . Philthe trading post, several merit lies lost out on a good chance badges, and sponsor tents. to gain when thy played the The trading post is similar Mets as other teams lost, but to a super market, a massive so did they, and now they’re store that houses everything a facing the Cardinals and Tiscout or venturer could need. gers, a BIG challenge. Lost some extra sleep the other Jamboree participants can night when the Red Sox played buy apparel, toiletries, knifes, the Yankees until 1:00 in the patches, and other souvenirs. morning before winning on a Merit badges offered in this home run in the 11th inning. . . area include wood carving, . I see the pavilion is up down collecting, and several others. at Keystone Park, along with a Some of the Jamborees sponretaining wall for the parking sors have set up tents adverlot that adjoins it. So now we’ll tising their products in the again have a place for picnics summit center such as Goal or outdoor meetings. . . . .En- Zero and the ever popular Tech Deck. joy the cooler weather gang! Besides the Summit Center there are many other activities to do. One of the most

Gab Over the Fence by Pete G. Ossip Finally, the heat wave has been broken! It’s still warm and humid, but nothing like the high 90’s we had last week. It got so hot that Louise “Gigi” Kahler tried out something she heard about on TV. She went outside and broke an egg on her sidewalk to see if it would fry. It did! She had a sunny side up egg, but not knowing if her favorite cat would like it that way she flipped it over to an over light egg. Sure enough, the feline loved it. It musta been eggstra good sidewalk style. . . . I hear Steve was all smiles on Monday morning as he opened the Town & Country Restaurant after a couple months of remodeling. It looks mighty nice with the new décor and much more room than what he had for his patrons, so it was well worth the effort. . . . More shoulder blacktopping was done the past week by the state highway department. So I’ll be looking for that white stripe along the outer edges that helps drivers see where the road is during foggy weather. . . . There were some rain and thunderstorms in other areas on Saturday, but nary a drop here. But with the humidity still hanging around we’re gonna get it, too, no doubt. I do hear some rumbling and it’s getting dark outside. Batten down the hatches! . . . . Sure was a nice big group of motorcycle riders down by the Bath Fire Hall on Saturday as they had a run to benefit Dream Come True for kids. Way to go, gang!! . . . . I see Catherine Hahn is gonna have an auction at her house on N. Chestnut St., with Wil

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Troop 43 goes To summer camp Troop 43, sponsored by Sacred Heart Church of Bath, completed its annual summer camp by attending the first week (June 23-29) at Camp Minsi in Pocono Summit. This is the 10th straight year they have attended Camp Minsi. Eleven Scouts and four leaders attended the week. Of the 11 Scouts, four were first year campers and participated in the Trails to Adventure Program (TTA.) TTA is a week long program where the Scouts learn many of the basic Scout skills required for early rank advancements. The most popular are Tote-n-chip which allow the Scouts to carry and use pocket knives, saws, hatchets, etc. and Fireman Chit which provides with the skills to start and care for camp fires. This year, once again the troop took advantage of the early check in and arrived at Camp Minsi early on the 23rd when they unpacked, moved into their humble abodes for the week (platform tents) and began to cook lunch. After lunch, they proceeded to the parking area where they met their camp guide, Troop 43 Eagle Scout and Scoutcraft

Director, Josh Halbfoerster, who guided them through the check in process which included a visit to the Health Lodge for review of medical forms, to the dining hall for orientation and the troop photograph and finally to the waterfront for the swim test. All members of the troop successfully completed the swimmer test. Several parents stayed around for the family BBQ that evening. Bikes were plentiful around camp this year and Troop 43 had its fair share of them. In fact, the first camp site improvement was the lashing together of a bike rack. Another improvement was a turnstile gateway lashed together by the senior scouts who also proudly displayed the troop sign, and Troop and American flags. Each morning, the troop site (as well as much of the camp) was awakened at 5:45 a.m. to a rousing “GOOD MORNING TROOP 43” in preparation of attending Frigid Froggy. For those not familiar with this activity, this is where Scouts wake early, hike to the waterfront (and Troop 43 sings songs and loudly greets the Camp Di-

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rector and Camp Staff) and ultimately jump into the lake. It has become a tradition with Troop 43 that everyone in camp attends each day. After the quick swim, all head for the showers and Showerfest. Showerfest is the singing of popular camp songs while continuing to adhere to the Scout Law of a Scout being clean. The Scouts earned 25 merit badges which spanned from art to welding (taught by Troop 43 Eagle Scout John Buz) and everything in between as well as several Eagle required like Citizenship in the Community and Communications. Several Scouts spent a majority of their week at the waterfront earning canoeing, small boat sailing and/or rowing merit badges as well as some fun time at open swim and boating. On Friday afternoon, several Scouts put together a kayak float trip and paddled around Lake Stillwater. Two of the Scouts took part in a new program at camp called the Afternoon Adventure where they leave camp Monday afternoon for whitewater rafting on the Lehigh River. The Scouts participated in the various Out Posts offered by the camp like Wilderness Survival and TTA (Trails to Adventure), Tuesday and Wednesday evenings respectively. Wednesday evening was family night for Troop 43 and the Order of the Arrow (OA) Call Out. The Order of the Arrow is Scouting’s camping honor society with membership voted on by the Scouts and the Call out is for

those that have recently been elected. Over a dozen family members and friends of Troop 43 came to camp that evening to eat dinner with the troop and attend the OA Call Out for two of the Scouts, Sam Costenbader and Jared Garcia. Thursday was the camp wide Iron Chef Competition. Troop 43 entered its chicken parmesian over rice, twice baked potatoes and fruit filled crepes. The weather for the most part was warm and dry. The rain that fell during the week was kept to the evenings and didn’t dampen any spirits or postpone any activities. The evening showers did not dampen Troop 43’s evening campfires as the Scouts continued the tradition of evening campfires and a bonfire Friday evening. The evening campfires were a great time for relaxation after hot days but also a time for camaraderie. As a result of Troop 43’s continued practice of the Scout motto, “Be Prepared”, the Friday night campfire that was held in the dining hall due to rain was courtesy of their firewood which had been kept under cover that week. During the closing ceremonies on Saturday, June 29, Troop 43 was presented with numerous awards earned during the week including the Camp Minsi Honor Troop Award, OA Camp Participation Award, top Desert in the Iron Chef Competition, one scout and one leader completed the Mile Swim, highest participation in Frigid Froggy, completed a week of perfect

scores and earned the Clean Campsite Award, one leader earned the sharp shooter award and two Scoutmasters earned their Scoutmaster Merit Badges (Year 4 and 10). All-in-all, the entire troop had another great week at camp. In fact one Scout decided to continue his stay by participating in the Counselor in Training (CIT) program. Could an eleventh year in a row at Camp Minsi be in the future for Troop 43? Only time will tell.

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Kutztown University Local residents who graduated from Kutztown University in May are as follows; Jessica A. Carlini, Nazareth, MED Art Education; Jenny K. Harper, Nazareth, MA Counseling/Couples, Marriage and Family; Kyle P. Heckman, Northampton, BS Computer Science/Information Technology Cum Laude; Melissa Jacobson, Bath, BA English/Professional Writing Cum Laude; Daniel Kelly, Northampton, BS Psychology/Clinical Counseling, Anne T. Kemp, Northampton, BS Electronic Media Summa Cum Laude; Shane R. Killeen, Northampton, BSED Secondary Education/Biology Magna Cum Laude; Mary E. Kunkel, Bath, BSN Nursing Magna Cum Laude; Chelsea A. Lubenesky, Bath, BSED Special Education Summa Cum Laude; Amy R. Presti, Nazareth, BA Anthropology, Manuel Rosario, Northampton, BA Political Science; Aaron K. Ross, Bath, BS Criminal Justice, Cheryl A. Schreib, Bath, BA Theatre; Ashley M. Tripp, Bath, MBA Business Administration; Krista S. Williamson, Nazareth, MED Elementary School Counseling; Bernard J. Yuhas, Nazareth, BS Physics Cum Laude. Rider University Rider University celebrated its 148th Commencement with more than 1,300 undergraduate degrees and graduate degrees awarded. Ashley Hunter, of Northampton, received a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education. Continued on page 11


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Just loving vacation time! Someone told me once that if we worked as hard as we do the week before vacation we would be so much more productive. I scrambled all week, cleaned up all my emails, returned every call, finished last minute responsibilities and left for vaca feeling like I’m ready to refresh and forget about everything except fun in the sun. Until we arrived! The first day can be stressful, the heat was oppressive (just like the Lehigh Valley). The place wasn’t cleaned, we were thirsty and hungry and patiently waiting and waiting and waiting. It got to be 3:30pm and we decided to go to my favorite “green cafe” Looking for a thirst quenching smoothie and a small salad, I was greeted by the “EVIL

EYE.” I walked in, stood there waiting. Five servers were sitting at the tables folding napkins, one looked up and shot me the “EYE” again? I stood, looked around and noticed a sign that they close at 4pm. EVIL got up and said, “May I help you?” I was sure I was completely inconveniencing her. I asked to be seated and she said, “We stop table service at 3:30.” We can get you take out if you want.” All said with an attitude.” I decided to leave, thinking this shouldn’t happen on vacation! Next morning, my friends talked me into going back for a fresh “Green Juice.” It’s vacation, I’ll forgive and forget and move on. The waitress came outside to greet us, and she could not have been friendlier and the juice was fabulous. The real question is who is responsible for the flip flop service? One day I get the “EVIL EYE” and the next day over the top service with a

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Results of play on July 15 in the Muhlenberg Hospital Center pinochle marathon have been announced. In Group I, where Len Mandycz was host, Tony Christopher had the high score of 625. In Group II, with William Pike as host, he also had the high score of 622. In Group III, where Betty Fields was hostess, she had the high score of 635. The next round of play will be on August 17, when the hostesses will be Cathy Christopher, Group I; Cathy Pike, Group II; and Shirley Laubach, Group III.

Garden club Enjoys picnic Everyone enjoyed the indoor picnic at Hope Lutheran Church on July 14. The picnic had a patriotic theme and members wore red, white and blue. There was a game, "Family Feud," a Chinese Auction and centerpieces given away. Members shared plenty of delicious food. The next regular monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 13, at 7 p.m., in Hope Lutheran Church. Becky Short, Master Gardener, will speak about "Colonial Herbs." For more information, please call 610-767-8420. (Photo on Page 9.)

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After three months of remodeling, the popular Town & Country Restaurant in Bath opened its doors to the public on Monday morning. Owner Steve Lambrinos said, “It’s our pleasure and

honor to serve the people of Bath and surrounding communities. Thanks to the people for pushing me faster. We did the best we can.” Lambrinos greeted his patrons as they sat down for breakfast in the now very spacious dining area, adorned

with beautiful decor. But he said that even as he opened, there is some stonework and lights that hadn’t yet been completed. He said the restaurant will be serving American cuisine. American and Pennsylvania dishes that people like. The restaurant has a new chef, Leon Amato, whose father Angelo used to operate an Italian restaurant on Northampton Street years ago. “With him we want to make everybody happy,” Lambrinos said as we sat down together Monday afternoon over a cup of coffee. The restaurant has been at its South Walnut Street location for 32 years, and formerly housed the Sunrise Market operated by the late Alex Saras. Besides welcoming everyone with open arms, Steve said he also wants to thank Bath Borough Council for giving him the opportunity to make something better for Bath. “I’m glad the construction is over. Now the work begins.”

Most of his waitresses have returned and there are some new ones. One left to go to the Point Phillips Hotel because of the long months of being out of work. They’re all very cheerful and happy to serve their customers. Lambrinos said he has a new menu and the ingredients for the food are largely from local producers. He does buy his potatoes locally from the Geiger’s and Hunsicker’s year-round, and says he likes to patronize local businesses. He’s looking forward to welcoming back such groups as those from churches, the Lionesses, and the Red Hat Society and others who came there before for breakfast and lunch. Besides Steve, his boys will also be there at the restaurant. It’s a family business.

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Nazareth beats Easton for Northampton Cty. Legion title Nazareth is once again the champion of the Northampton County American Legion Baseball League. After beating Easton, 3-0, last Monday, the tables were turned on Tuesday and Easton won the second game in a best-ofthree series, 5-3, at Nazareth Borough Park. Dan Shepherd for Nazareth struck out the side in the top of the first inning, but Easton picked up five runs over the next three innings. Wil Raisner singled to left in the second inning and pitcher John Spadoni walked. Raisner scored when Troy Niden sacrificed and Shepherd threw wildly to first base. A Nazareth error brought in another run. Nazareth had a two-run single in a three-run fourth winning, but Easton won that game two. Game three was a completely one-sided affair as Nazareth scored a big 18-1 victory and the 2013 league championship. Nazareth scored five runs in the 5th inning and nine more in the 6th inning. Before that, Nazareth scored one run in the 1st inning and three in the 4th. They had been seeded seventh in the playoffs, but

prevailed over Bath and Nazareth to win it all. Bath won the championship last year, the only time that Nazareth failed to take all the marbles in five tries. They won in 2009, 2010 and 2011. Over the years, Nazareth has captured the Northampton Legion championship 15 times. Nazareth took its 17-8-2 record into the Region 2 Tournament at Boyertown on Saturday against Lehigh Valley League runner-up Salisbury and won 4-3. All four of Nazareth’s runs were unearned as the result of six Salisbury errors. Nazareth got three runs in the 6th inning and the deciding run in the 9th on another error by Salisbury and a triple by Tanner Buss. At that point it was Nazareth 4-1, but Salisbury scored twice in the 9th inning, coming up short by one run. Nazareth went on to face the winner of the Boyertown-Pottstown game. It was Boyertown who they met. Easton was also in the Region 2 Tournament, but lost 9-6 to Twin Valley in the 11th inning on a bases clearing double, and then lost again to Lehigh County League champion North Parkland.

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Outdoors Sportsmen Volunteer To Help Teach Safety to Students A number of sportsmen from area rod and gun clubs were on hand Saturday morning at Keystone Rod & gun Club to teach safety to the students attending the 32nd annual Northampton County Junior Conservation School. They are to be commended for taking time out of their day to guide the boys and girls in the proper handling of firearms and archery. Several of the clubs have their own ranges and they always practice safety as well as compete for scores in shooting. Saturday afternoon, the students picked up their pens/pencils and went to work writing letters of thanks to their sponsors and also letters to state officials about how important the environment is. Then in the evening, there was a big chicken barbecue dinner with all the covered dish trimmings that the students, moms and dads, siblings, sponsors, staff and whoever else was there to enjoy at at the 4-H Center. That was followed by some skits the students put together to show a little of what they learned all week. Director Andy Cur-

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tis told of the background of the school itself, started almost 33 years ago by George Kreitz from Raubsville, along with this writer, as we felt that education is the way to go if we’re all going to learn conservation. The school ended on Sunday morning with a sun ceremony at Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center, and some tears were shed as the youngsters were to part after a week of working together. As for the staff and counselors, we’ll be meeting the third Friday of every month from now through next June planning the next conservation school. The meetings start at 7 p.m. at East Bath Rod & Gun Club, and if you’re interested in helping, come join us. Also, the search begins now for students at next year’s conservation school, so let us know if you have a boy or girl 14 to 17 years of age in your family or neighborhood who is interested. We’ll sign them up!

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Experienced hunters and trappers are encouraged to share their knowledge. The Pennsylvania Game Commission is looking for ex-

perienced hunters and trappers who are interested in becoming volunteer instructors for the agency’s basic Hunter-Trapper Education (HTE), Successful Bowhunting, Successful Furtaking and the Successful Turkey Hunting courses, as well as future courses under consideration. “Becoming a volunteer instructor for the Game Commission is one way to help new hunters and trappers understand the importance of safety afield and to pass along our outdoors heritage,” said Keith Snyder, Game Commission Hunter Education and Outreach Division chief. “Becoming an instructor also is a fine way to help make a difference in your community and to do something to help improve the quality of our education and safety programs. “If you’re an experienced hunter or trapper, and want to give something back, I encourage you to become a certified instructor for one or all of the agency’s education programs. Quality training is vital to ensuring these new, young hunters and trappers are both safe and responsible.” Persons who wish to beContinued on page 11

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Modeled after the Make-AWish Foundation of America, Dream Come True is a Lehigh Valley based organization that was founded in 1984. The minds—and hearts—behind sent the proceeds to the Amer- their mission strive to give By DANIELLE TEPPER ican Cancer Society,” said War- chronically ill Valley children Special to The Home News The air around Bath Fire So- ner. He used it as a way to com- ages four to 17 the chance cial Hall hung heavy with the memorate his friend who had to experience their ultimate thick stench of exhaust Sat- lost his battle with lung cancer, dreams. Their first success urday morning. The narrow a friend also memorialized in a story occurred in May of 1984 parking lot at 135 South Wal- tattoo on Warner’s right arm. when they sent a six-yearFour years later, he chose in- old with leukemia to Disney nut Street, lined with hogs of all shapes and sizes, was a hub stead to start raising money for World. for bikers eager to rev up for an organization that he knew In their first year, they made a good cause: The 8th Annual would give all their donations two dreams come true. That “Bikers Remembering Bikers” directly to those who needed number has now grown to charity ride for the Lehigh Val- it, due to his nephew’s in- almost thirty dreams annuley’s Dream Come True foun- volvement with local nonprofit ally, according to their website Dream Come True. dation. (dreamcometrue.org). They “With the Cancer Society, have helped over 1,000 kids The event, coordinated and organized by Al Warner, began not all the money goes to an and their families in their 24 individual. With Dream Come years, not just by helping with 12 years ago. “When I first started it, we True, it goes right to the kids. dreams but by offering to help Every penny,” said Warner. with college scholarships and funeral expenses as well. Of course, they are only able to achieve such selfless success with the help of generous donations like Warner’s. This year’s bike run had over 100 riders: At $20 a head, they and their passengers raised $4,500. Following a moment of silence for their fallen comrades, the seemingly never-ending line of motorcycles left the lot at 12:30 p.m. for a 50-60 mile ride that took them on a loop out toward Wind Gap and back. They lucked out with a breezy 83 degrees and clear skies, weather conducive to two hours on the open road. Upon their return, they were greeted with music, refreshments and raffles. The grand prize? A three-night stay at the Fountain Motel in Wildwood, N.J. for Roar on the Shore Bath American Legion Bowling Lanes (roarontheshore.com) the first weekend of September. In the run’s successful 12 year stretch, there hasn’t been a single accident. By simple Wednesday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Open Bowling Afternoon word of mouth, their cause has Dates available for Wednesday Afternoon Morning 10:00 am - Noon Friday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm reached the community’s ears Birthday Friday Morning and residents have grown to Saturday Nights 6:30 pm ? Parties 10:00 am - Noon expect the revving of a hunCall for details! Saturday Nights 6:30 pm - ? Bowling Birthday Parties! dred or more motorcycle engines on a summer afternoon. Available Year Social Hall Bath American Legion BowlingRound: Lanes In fact, as the riders slowly left Race Street, Bath | 610-837-8336 or 610-704-0383 Parties, Small Gatherings, Meetings and Showers. the lot, vehicular traffic came to a halt to allow them to all Call: 610-837-8337 FMI. stay together. “Everybody helps out,” said 278 Race Street, Bath, PA 18014 Warner. “It’s a joint effort.” Warner and his team would 610-837-8336 or 610-704-0383 like to thank Bath Fire Social Hall, Jackpot Amusements, Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. PC Beverage, Sat Aharts, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.Geiger Closed Sun. (Emergency Only) Beverage, Bath Republican 310 S. Walnut St., Rt. 512 Free Delivery Club Child Bath, PA and Bikers Against 610-837-9992 Abuse, in addition to their participants and volunteers. A Your Friendly Neighborhood Pharmacy special thank you goes to Ryan Muller and Brittney Clouse of the Dream Come True Foundation.

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Events Holy Family Church Festival –

will be held July 26 and 27 from 5-11 p.m. and July 28 from 4-10 p.m. in Nazareth. Live music, events and food available.

Bushkill Township Vol. Fire Company Carnival

will be held on the fire company grounds on July 31 thru August 3. Proceeds from the carnival will benefit Bushkill Township Volunteer Fire Co., Fire Police, Ladies Auxiliary and EMS. For additional information on the fair, please call Robin Angst 610-360-1930.

Vacation Bible School at Emmanuel’s Emmanuel’s Lutheran Church of Bath will hold Vacation Bible School on July 28 through August 1st at the church. You can register students at church or by calling the church office: 610-837-1741.

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Pocono Mtn. Wildlife Rescue will be holding a free seminar for children on July 27 from 10am-12 noon at Glenmar Nursery. Children will learn about gardening for birds, butterflies and more as well as have a chance to pot a plant to take home. Live animals will, free snacks and refreshments will also be available. Call to register.

Bushkill Township 200th Anniversary Celebration – Saturday, August 17th.


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Northampton Council Hears report on Envision Lehigh Valley By BILL HALBFOERSTER The Home News

Holly Edinger, director of Sustainable Development for the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp., came to Thursday night’s meeting of Northampton Borough Council and spoke about a new program called “Envision Lehigh Valley.” It is a collaboration of several public sector organizations to develop a sustainable community plan for the valley, which has grown by 109,000 people the past ten years. It is expected to grow to another 145,000 by the year 2030, she said. Input from the public will be used to develop five key plans and to develop policy recommendations. The plans include: 1. Lehigh Valley Regional Affordable Housing 2. Regional Sustainable Economic Development 3. Jobs/Housing Balance Study 4. Climate and Energy Conservation 5. Fresh Food Access The five plans will be summarized by the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission for the comprehensive plan and include the new input from public participation, Ms. Edinger said. Council has been meeting

only once a month during the summer and on Thursday had a very light agenda. The officials gave approval to sign an easement agreement and improvements agreement for the Northampton Area School District’s middle school project. They were presented at the school board meeting on Monday night after being reviewed by the borough engineer, David Lear. Council also gave permission for the school district to continue to use the recreation center on Lerchenmiller Drive as a temporary mass shelter facility in the event the schools would have to be evacuated. Permission was given to the Gospel Chapel to use Canal Street Park for a church chili fest on October 5. It was noted that Ed Pany, curator of the Atlas Cement Memorial Museum, has received a $100 donation from James and Helen Roth. Mr. Roth had given a display of cement union badges for the museum recently that his father had accumulated. As a result of an evaluation of the costs of winter services, PennDOT has notified the borough that it will receive $654.68 around November 1, which is a severe winter ad-

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INDIANLAND Garden Club had a picnic at Hope Lutheran Church recently. The group that enjoyed it is shown here. – Contributed photo justment in addition to the annual payment. As of June 30, swimming pool sales totaled $39,511, which is close to what was received last summer.

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mation on these programs. Board President David Gogel said adults are welcome, and they should be made more aware of what is available. “Do the programs with variety and make them better,” he advised. Mrs. Jean Rundle said she supports the program. All agreed that it should remain. Other Matters The board approved an extension of unpaid childrearing leave for Bethany Valimont Aug. 13 through Oct. 11. Ronald Miller was approved as a district police officer effective Aug. 1, 2013 thru June 30, 2014 at a salary of $38,000 plus vision and dental benefits. The board okayed signing the access easement entered into between NASD and the Borough of Northampton for the middle school project with respect to sanitary and storm sewers being constructed on school property; authorized the board president and secretary to sign the subdivision, land development and improvements agreement between the district and borough for the middle school project; and passed a resolution authorizing the purchase of a property at 1601 Lincoln Ave. for $109,900

Robberies of Greenhouse And bank linked in Allen Twp. and Northampton Two Friday morning robberies in Allen Township and Northampton Borough have been linked by State Police of the Bethlehem Barracks and Northampton Borough police. The first occurred at 11:30 a.m., at the Cihylik Farms &

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Bushkill Township prepares for 200th Anniversary Celebration Bushkill Township will celebrate its 200th anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 17. A variety of activities will be held from 8-5 at the township Municipal Complex and from 10-3 at Bushkill Elementary School on Bushkill Center Rd., Nazareth. Festivities include free trolley tours that highlight history of the township, entertainment, demos, children’s activities, “Ride the Rails” train ride, school tours, displays, info tables, vintage photo exhibit, breakfast buf-

fet, and lunch. To kick off the day, State Rep. Marcia Hahn will present the township with a state proclamation designating Aug. 17 as Bicentennial Day and elected officials and township supervisors will be on hand to meet and greet constituents. A sundown worship service on Sunday, August 18, at 7 pm at the township’s oldest church, St. Luke’s UCC, 471 Belfast Rd., Nazareth will conclude the event. Once part of Plainfield

Township, Bushkill Township was declared a separate and independent municipality in August 1813. The township consists of approximately 26 square miles and has a current population of about 8200 residents. For a more detailed description of the township’s bicentennial celebration, including times and locations of specific activities, please see the township’s website at www.bushkilltownship.com or call the municipal office at 610-759-1250.

Chicken B-B-Q offered by 4-H at fair

The Northampton County 4-H Center will once again be holding a chicken barbecue dinner on Sunday, Aug. 11, from 12 (noon) till “the chicken is gone” at the Northampton County 4-H Center, 777 Bushkill Center Rd., Nazareth. This event will

be held in conjunction with the Northampton County 4-H Fair being held at the 4-H Center August 9-11. The chicken will be offered to the public as dinners, which will include rolls, butter, pickled cabbage/applesauce, baked potato and

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a half or quarter chicken, depending on the portion wanted, or as a cooked chicken half without the dinner. Anyone wishing to pre-order chickens the day of the sale may call the 4-H Center at 610-759-9859 after 10:00 AM to order; all orders must be picked up by 1:30 PM or they will be sold. Any order may be eaten on the grounds or packaged for take-out. As the chicken has been soldout in the past years, it is advisable to come early to order and eat. This events is a fund raisers for the Northampton Cty. 4-H Center. The 4-H Center was purchased in the mid-60’s to offer a central location for 4-H and youth activities. The 4-H Center is also open for use by the public for a wide variety of events during the spring, summer and fall months. Persons interested in renting the 4-H Center may call (610) 837-7294 for open dates and rental information. The 4-H program is open to youths between the ages of 8-18 yrs. It offers over 150 different hands-on projects. For further information concerning the 4-H program

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the $3,000 check from Elizabeth Kralick. The Blue Star Mothers is a group that has or had a son or daughter serving in the military. They help our women and men overseas by sending packages of much needed items and help to get them started with gift cards for food and gasoline when they come home, plus many other ways. Red Hat Classy Lassies of Greenbriar, who have since changed their name to Red Hot Rockin Mamas, include the following members: Queen Elizabeth Kralick, Vice

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Dean’s List

Hofstra University More than 2,000 highachieving students have been named to the Hofstra University Dean's List for Spring 2013. Students who began their studies before Fall 2012 must earn at least a 3.4 grade point average to qualify. Those who entered the university after Fall 2012 must earn a grade point average of 3.5. Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs Herman A. Berliner congratulates these students on their impressive academic achievement. Local students named to the Dean's List include: Gordon Bill of Nazareth, has made the Spring 2013 Dean's List at Hofstra University. Gordon, Class of 2013, is majoring in psychology. Jacqueline Itsines of Nazareth, has made the Spring 2013 Dean's List at Hofstra University. Jacqueline, Class of 2014, is majoring in journalism and English. Ithaca College The following local residents were named to the Dean's List at Ithaca College for the spring 2013 semester. Justin Oswald, a resident of Nazareth and a Performance/Music Education major in the class of 2013, was named to Dean's list

in Ithaca College's School of Music for the Spring 2013 semester. Christine Flannery, a resident of Nazareth and a Integrated Marketing Communications major in the class of 2016, was named to Dean's list in Ithaca College's Roy H. Park School of Communications for the Spring 2013 semester. Eric Flyte, a resident of Bath and a Performance/ Music Education major in the class of 2014, was named to Dean's list in Ithaca College's School of Music for the Spring 2013 semester. Loyola University Maryland Colleen Mitchell, a member of the class of 2014 from Nazareth, has been named to the spring 2013 Dean's List at Loyola University Maryland. In order to qualify for the Dean's List at Loyola, a student must have a GPA of at least 3.5 with a minimum of 15 credits. Paul Smith's College Alexander Kelchner of Nazareth, has been named to the dean's list at Paul Smith's College for the spring 2013 semester. Kelchner, who majors in forestry, earned a semester average of 3.3 or higher to receive this distinction. Rider University Rider University's colleges of Business Administration; Continuing Studies; Liberal Arts, Education, and Sciences; and Westminster College of the Arts have announced the names of undergraduate students who have been placed

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John R. Bellesfield

John R. Bellesfield, 88, died on Thursday, July 18, 2013, at the Phoebe Home in Allentown. Born in Bangor, he was a son of the late Richard & Lottie (Hogland) Bellesfield. He was the husband of the late Geraldine (Gorman), the late June (Plotts), and Grace (Deppner) Bellesfield. He was employed by Victaulic as a security guard for 40 years before retiring in 1982. He served his country in the Army in WWII. He was a bingo caller for the Knights & Steel Workers Groups; 4th Deg. Member Knights of Columbus Council #345, Easton, PA; United Steel Workers Union, Easton, PA. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Quakertown. In addition to his wife Grace, he is survived by a daughter Mary Ann wife of Thomas Briggs of Allentown; stepdaughter Patricia G. wife of Richard Chontofalsky of Whitehall; step-son John G. & wife Betty Leonard of Livingston, MT; 6 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren; 3 stepgreat-grandchildren; brother Richard Bellesfield of Williams Twp., PA; He was predeceased by a son James A. Thorne, 2 brothers & 2 sisters. Funeral Services were held on Tuesday, July 23, at Schisler Funeral Home, 2119 Washington Avenue, Northampton. The Rev. Albert Martin officiated. Interment will be in Gethsemane Cemetery, Easton. Memorial contributions may be made to Phoebe Ministries c/o the funeral home.

Paul T. Bickert

April 22, 1930 – July 15, 2013 Paul T. Bickert, 83, of Bath died Monday, July 15 at home. He was the husband of Margaret V. (Faustner) Bickert. He had served in the U.S. Marine Corps, and was employed by Bethlehem Steel Corp. for 34 years before retiring in 1987. He was a member of American Legion Post #378, Bangor, and the Point Phillips Rod & Gun Club. He was also one of the founders of the Rock Ridge Hunting Club. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Dale Ann Flores, of Bath; a son, Barry Bickert, of Bath; five grandchildren; a brother, Kenneth Bickert, of Nazareth;

and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held on Friday morning in Covenant United Methodist Church, Klecknersville, followed by burial with military honors in Emmanuel Union Cemetery. Arrangements were by the Reichel Funeral Home, Northampton. Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Covenant U.M. Church, c/o the funeral home at 326 e. 21st St., Northampton, PA 18067.

Emeline R. Blum

Emeline R. Blum, 88, of Fornaciari Drive, Cementon, Whitehall Twp, died Friday afternoon, July 19, 2013, in her home. She was the wife of the late James L. Blum who passed in 2011. Born in Allen Twp, Northampton County, she was a daughter of the late Edwin, Sr. and Anna (Kromer) Kosman. Emeline worked as a sample maker for the fmr Regal Sportswear Co., Northampton, for over 20 yrs, retiring in 1981. She was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Howertown, Allen Twp. Emeline enjoyed her senior bowling league at the Rose Bowl, Allentown. Survivors: daughters, Janet L. wife of Dave Wintermute of Allentown, Gayle A. wife of William Chrvala of Whitehall. son, David J. and wife Dolores Blum of Whitehall. 8 grandchildren, Karyn, Brian, Heather, Will, Paulette, Michael, Michelle, and Joey. 6 great grandchildren, Kamron, Kaley, MacKenzie, Gabriel, Chase, and Brooke. sister, Mildred wife of Chester Frantz of Tamaqua. Services: Graveside Services, 10:00AM Tuesday, Greenwood Cemetery, Atlas Road, Howertown, Allen Twp. Arrangements, Schisler Funeral Home, Northampton. Online Condolences: www.schislerfuneralhomes.com Contributions: St. John’s UCC Memorial Fund, 22 Atlas Road, Northampton, PA 18067.

Leon E. Creyer, Sr.

April 16, 1922 – July 15, 2013 Leon E. Creyer, Sr., 91, of Beersville died Monday, July 15 in Alexandria Manor, Bath. He was the husband of Betty Jean (Hummel) Creyer.

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During World War II, Mr. Creyer served in the 614th Ordnance Ammunition Company of the U.S. Army in the South Pacific and Philippines. Prior to retiring in 1965, he was employed by the former J. M. Snyder Sales & Service of Neffs, where he was a mechanic for many years. Born on April 16, 1922 in Seemsville, he was a son of the late William, Sr. and Jennie (Michael) Creyer. He was a member of Christ Little Moore United Church of Christ, Danielsville. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Brenda J. Eckhart, of Moore Township; two sons, Leon E. Creyer, Jr. of North Whitehall Township and Matthew H. Creyer of Moore Township; two grandsons; two greatgrandchildren; a brother, William Creyer, Jr., of Ruchsville; and nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death were three sisters, Hilda Ziegler, Florence Creyer, and Esther Hemerly. Services were held on Thursday morning in the George G. Bensing Funeral Home, Moorestown, followed by interment in New Hope Cemetery at Little Moore, Danielsville. Contributions may be made to the memorial fund of Christ Little Moore United Church of Christ, 913 S. Mink Rd., Danielsville, PA 18038.

Elizabeth J. Fogel

Dec. 18, 1924 – July 19, 2013 Elizabeth J. Fogel, 88, of Nazareth, formerly of Bath, died Friday, July 19 in Lehigh Valley hospital-Muhlenberg, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Warren H. Fogel. Born Dec. 18, 1924 in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Edgar and Bessie (Dunstan) Kohler. Surviving are two daughters, Joan E. Kemmerer of Bethlehem and Susan J. Pittinger of Dagsboro, Dela.; a sister, Jacqueline Seidman, of Whitehall; a grandson; a granddaughter; and three great-grandchildren. Services will be private at the convenience of the family as arranged by the Schisler Funeral Home, 2119 Washington Ave., Northampton. Contributions may be made to the Center for Animal Health & Welfare, 1165 Island Park Rd., Easton, PA 18042.

Robert P. Heffelfinger

Robert P. Heffelfinger, 85, of Walnutport, formerly of Danielsville, died Friday, July 19 in the Lehigh Valley Health Care Hospice Unit, Allentown. He was the husband of Joanne L. (Minnich) Heffelfinger. He owned and operated Robert P. Heffelfinger Aluminum Products for 30 years, retiring in 1980, when his late son, Charles R. Heffelfinger, took over the business. He had served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Born in Danielsville, he was a son of the late Arling and Ida (Reph) Heffelfinger. He was a member of Hope Lutheran Church, Cherryville; Oplinger-Hower American Legion Post #899, Danielsville; VFW Post #7215, Walnutport; a life member of

Lehigh Township Firer Co.; and a member of Manoquesy Lodge #413, F. & A.M., Bath. Besides his wife, he is survived by a son, Bobby, of Rotonda, Fla.; two sisters, Peggy Holtzinger of Palmerton an Marjorie Goebel of Grover Beach, Calif.; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Preceding him in death were a son, Charles P., in 2006; four brothers, Truman, Donald, Jack and Roy; and a sister, Jean Ayres. Services were this (Thursday) afternoon in the Harding Funeral Home, Slatington. Memorial contributions may be made to Hope Lutheran Church or LVHC Hospice Unit, c/o the funeral home at 25-27 N. Second St., Slatington, PA 18088.

Betty A. Hoch

April 11, 1930 – July 19, 2013 Betty A. Hoch, 83, of Moore Township died Friday, July 19 in St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill. She was the wife of the late Ernest S. “Pete” Hoch, who died in 2008. For more than 50 years Betty was a devoted volunteer and an active member of the Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Co., where her late husband served as the fire chief. She was also a charter member of the Ladies’ Auxiliary of the Klecknersville Rangers Vol. Fire Co. and an active member of Christ UCC Church, Little Moore, Danielsville. Born April 11, 1930 in Danielsville, she was a daughter of the late Floyd E. and Verna (Miller) Oplinger. Surviving are three daughters, Brenda I. Bachman of Moore Township, Sheryl A. Man n of Lehigh Township, and Stacy D. Krier of Moore Township; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.. Preceding her in death were a daughter, Melody A. Hoch, in 2011; a son-in-law, Larry Bachman; a sister, Beatrice Werkheiser; and two brothers, Sherwood and Russell Oplinger. Services were held on Tuesday in the George G. Bensing Funeral Home, Moorestown. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to the Klecknersville Rangers Vol. Fire Co., 2718 Mountain View Dr., Bath, PA 18014.

Helen E. Mills

Helen E. Mills, 97, formerly of Bath and Jacksonville, passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2013 at Gracedale, Upper Nazareth Township. She was the wife of the late Henry W. Mills, Sr. with whom she shared 46 years of marriage prior to his death in 1984. Born in Bath on September 29, 1915, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Mabel (Silvius) Schmalzer. Helen worked in the garment industry for many years where she was employed as a sewing machine operator for various mills in the area. In addition to being a homemaker and devoted wife and mother, she also served with her late husband, Henry, as the tax collector of East Allen Township for 16 years. Helen was a lioness

www.HomeNewsPA.com and a life-member of the Lions Club, as well as a member of the Star Grange #993, Moorestown and Eastern Star. She enjoyed ceramic and stained glass crafts, and she was an active member of Christ Church United Church of Christ Schoenersville, where she served on the Altar Guild. Survivors: she is survived by her loving family; son, Henry W. Mills, Jr. of Jacksonville; daughter, Patricia A. Anderson and her husband, Lani of Millsboro, Delaware; eight (8) grandchildren; thirteen (13) great-grandchildren; two (2) great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Henry Schmalzer of Mount Greatna and Carmie Schmalzer of Seemsville; three (3) sisters, Hilda Saunders of Mesa, Arizona, Dorothy Getz of Bath, and Lena Avate of Bethlehem; many nieces and nephews. In addition to her late husband, Henry Sr., she was preceded in death by a daughter, Jean who was a toddler, as well as an infant brother, Frank and an infant sister, Irene. Services: will be held on Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. in the George G. Bensing Funeral Home, Inc., 2165 Community Drive, Route 946, Village of Moorestown – Bath, PA 18014. Friends and relatives are invited to call on Thursday morning from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. in the funeral home. Interment will follow in the Schoenersville Cemetery, Hanover Township. Contributions: may be made in memory of Helen to the Christ United Church of Christ Schoenersville, 5050 Airport Road, Allentown, PA 18109.

Shirley Ann Noske

June 27, 1942 – July 19, 2013 Shirley Ann Noske, 71, of Elizabethtown, formerly of Harrisburg, Allentown and Northampton, died Friday, July 19 in Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy, after a three-year battle with cancer. She was the wife of the late Mieczyslaw “Bob” Noske. She was employed for many years in the banking industry, serving as a bank manager for several branches in the Harrisburg area. Born June 27, 1942 in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Stefaniak) Meltsch. She was a member of the Continued on page 13

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Elizabethtown Flower Club and the Red Hat Society. Shirley and her late husband traveled around the world. Surviving are a son, Douglas E. Billheimer, of Elizabethtown; a daughter, Melissa J. Ramsell, of Mechanicsburg; three grandchildren; a sister, Jean Baker, of East Texas; two brothers, John C. Meltsch of Northampton and Douglas M. Billheimer, of Oregon; and many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews.. A Celebration of Life service for family and friends will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice & Community Care, 4075 Old Harrisburg Pike, Mt. Joy, PA 17552.

Karen L. Schmidt

Karen L. Schmidt, 66 of Emmaus, PA, formerly of Northampton, PA died Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at her residence. She was the wife of the late Francis D. Schmidt who died in April 1993. Born in Northampton, PA, she was the daughter of the late John J. and Geraldine M. (Mohrey) Pinter. Karen was last employed by Dr. Mark Cerciello as the office secretary for a few years before retiring in 1992.

Prior to she worked for Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown, PA as a secretary for 10 years. Before that she was a unit secretary at the former Osteopathic Hospital, Allentown, PA for five years. She attended St. Pauls U.C.C. Church, Northampton, PA. Survivors: She is survived by her three sons, John T. Schmidt and wife Beth of Emmaus, PA, David F. Schmidt and wife Jennifer of Slatington, PA, Kevin Schmidt and wife Sheri of Emmaus, PA; a sister, Mrs. Sharon A. Jones of Northampton, PA; and two grandchildren. Services: Memorial services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at the Schisler Funeral Home, 2119 Washington Ave., Northampton, PA 18067. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the services. Rev. Todd Fennell will officiate. Interment will follow at St. Lawrence - Calvary Cemetery, North Catasauaqua, PA. Contributions: May be made in her memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Research c/o the funeral home. Online condolences may be made to the family at www. schislerfuneralhomes. com

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was described as white, about 6 ft. tall, thin build, dark hair, wearing a dark colored shirt with three rows of white lettering on it, black shorts with a white stripe and black sneakers. There is a $2,000 reward for information leading to his arrest and conviction. In the farm robbery, the gunman was described as heavy set, white, in his 20’s, about 5 ft. 3 in. tall, very little hair, and piercings around his lips. He had tattoos on both arms and was wearing a lightcolored T-shirt. Anyone with information is asked to call State Police at 610-861-2026 or Northampton Police at 610-317-0808.

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On July 9 at 2:45 p.m., Officer Antonucci of the Colonial Regional Police pulled over a black Mercedes-Benz at Creek Rd. & N. Chestnut St., Bath, for not having a valid state inspection sticker. The driver, Steven J. Brad, 33, of 425 Old Forge Dr., Bath was found in possession of a large knife. Permission was given to search the car and found under the front passenger seat was a plastic bag containing methamphetamine. Two glass smoking pipes with white powder were also found in the rear passenger side seat. Brad, the front seat passenger, was arrested on an outstanding warrant from the Lehigh County Auto Theft Task Force for theft. He will be charged with possession of a controlled substance. The rear seat passenger was identified as Amy Ziegenfus, 37, of 900 Cork Rd., Walnutport. She will be charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

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PUblic notice-Legal ESTATE NOTICE Robert W. Bell Estate of Robert W. Bell, late of Moore Township, County of Northampton and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, deceased. Letters Testamentary on the above Estate have been granted to the undersigned. All persons indebted to the estate are requested to make payment, and those having claims against to present them in writing without delay to the Attorney noted below. Donna M. Humphrey 4370 W. Mountain View Drive Walnutport, PA 18088-9727 DANIEL G. SPENGLER, ESQUIRE 110 East Main Street Bath, PA 18014 Attorney for the Estate (7/18-8/1) ESTATE NOTICE Dennis D. Romanishan The estate of Dennis D. Romanishan also known as Dennis Romanishan, late of the Township of Moore, County of Northampton and the State of Pennsylvania, deceased. Letters of testamentary has been granted to the undersign, who requested all persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent to make known the same, and all persons indebted to the decedent to make immediate payments without delay to: Denise J. Romanishan, also known as Denise Romanishan, Executor of the Estate of Dennis D. Romanishan a/k/a Denise J. Romanishan c/o Romanishan 195 E. Mooretown Rd. Wind Gap, PA 18091 (7/18-8/1) LEGAL NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the Council of the Borough of Nazareth intends to adopt the following Ordinance at its regularly scheduled monthly meet-

ing to be held on August 5, 2013, at 7:00 P.M., E.D.T., at Nazareth Municipal Building, West Center and Church Streets, Nazareth, Pennsylvania. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2012 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE, REGULATING AND GOVERNING THE CONDITIONS AND MAINTENANCE OF ALL PROPERTY, BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES BY PROVIDING THE STANDARDS FOR SUPPLIED UTILITIES AND FACILITIES AND OTHER PHYSICAL THINGS AND CONDITIONS ESSENTIAL TO ENSURE THAT STRUCTURES ARE SAFE, SANITARY AND FIT FOR OCCUPATION AND USE, AND THE CONDEMNATION OF BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES UNFIT FOR HUMAN OCCUPANCY AND USE AND THE DEMOLITION OF SUCH EXISTING STRUCTURES; PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF PERMITS AND COLLECTION OF FEES THEREFOR; REPEALING EXISTING CHAPTER 5, PART 2, OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE BOROUGH OF NAZARETH, NORTHAMPTON COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA. BE IT ORDAINED AND ENACTED by the Borough of Nazareth, in Borough Council assembled, and it is hereby ordained and enacted by the authority of the same, that Chapter 5, Part 2, of the Code of Ordinances of the Borough of Nazareth, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, is hereby amended as follows: Adoption of International Property Maintenance Code. A certain document, copies of which are on file in the office of the Borough Engineer, the office of the Borough Zoning Officer, the office of the Borough Solicitor, the Nazareth Memorial Library and the Northampton County Law Library, being marked and designated a “The International Property Maintenance Code, 2009 Edition”,

as published by the International Code Council, Inc., be and hereby is adopted as the Property Maintenance Code of the Borough of Nazareth in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; for regulating and governing the conditions and maintenance of all property, buildings and structures; by providing the standards for supplied utilities and facilities and other physical things and conditions essential to ensure that structures are safe, sanitary and fit for occupation and use; and the condemnation of buildings and structures unfit for human occupancy and use, and the demolition of such existing structures as herein provided; providing for the issuance of permits and collection of fees therefore; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said Property Maintenance Code are hereby referred to, adopted, and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this Ordinance, with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes prescribed in §2 of this Ordinance. Additions, Insertions and Changes. The International Property Maintenance Code is amended and revised in the following respects: a. §101.1. Title: These regulations shall be known as the Property Maintenance Code of the Borough of Nazareth, hereinafter referred to as “this Code”. b. §103.5. Fees. The fees for activities and services performed by the department in carrying out its responsibilities under this Code shall be paid in accordance with the fee schedule as established from time to time by resolution of Council of the Borough of Nazareth. c. §106.4. Violation penalties. Any person who shall violate any provision of this Code or fail to comply therewith or with any of the requirements thereof shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine of not more than One Thousand ($1,000.00) Dollars, and in de-

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fault of payment, to imprisonment for not more than thirty (30) days. Every day that a violation of this Code continues shall constitute a separate offense. d. §111.2, Membership of board. The board of appeals shall be the Council of the Borough of Nazareth. e. §111.2.1, Alternate members, shall be deleted. f. §111.2.2, Chairman, shall be deleted. g. §111.2.3, Disqualification of member, shall be deleted. h. §111.2.4, Secretary, shall be deleted. I. §111.2.5, Compensation of members, shall be deleted. j. §112.4. Failure to comply. Any person who shall continue any work after having been served with a stop work order, except such work as that person is directed to perform to remove a violation or unsafe condition, shall be liable to a fine of not less than Twenty-five ($25.00) Dollars or more than One Thousand ($1,000.00) Dollars. k. §302.4. Weeds. All premises and exterior property shall be maintained free from weeds or plant growth in excess of six (6) inches. All noxious weeds shall be prohibited. Weeds shall be defined as all grasses, annual plants and vegetation, other than trees or shrubs provided; however, this term shall not include cultivated flowers and gardens. l. §304.14. Insect screens. During the period from April 1 to October 1, every door, window and other outside opening required for ventilation of habitable rooms, food preparation areas, food service areas or any areas where products to be included or utilized in food for human consumption are processed, manufactured, packaged or stored, shall be supplied with approved tightly fitting screens of not less than 16 mesh per inch (16 mesh per 25 mm) and every screen door used for insect control shall have a self-closing device in good working condition; provided, however, that screen doors shall not be required where other approved means, such as air curtains or inspect repellent fans, are employed. m. §602.3. Heat Supply. Every owner and operator of any building who rents, leases or lets one or more dwelling unit, rooming unit, dormitory or guest room on terms, either expressed or implied, to furnish heat to the occupants thereof shall supply heat during the period from October 1 to April 30 to maintain a temperature of not less than 68̊F. (20̊C.) in all habitable rooms, bathrooms, and toilet rooms. Exceptions to this are (1) when the outdoor temperature is below the winter outdoor design temperature for the locality, maintenance of the minimum room temperature shall not be required provided that the heating system is operating at its full design capacity. The winter outdoor design temperature for the locality shall be as indicated in Appendix D of the International Plumbing Code; and (2) in areas where the average monthly temperature is above 30̊F. (-1̊C.) a minimum temperature of 65̊F. (18̊C.) shall be maintained. n. §602.4. Occupiable work spaces. Indoor occupiable work spaces shall be supplied with heat during the period from October 1 to April 30 to maintain a temperature of not less than 65̊F. (18̊C.) during the period the spaces are occupied. Exceptions to this are (a) processing, storage and operation areas that require cooling or special temperature conditions; and (b) areas in which persons are primarily engaged in vigorous physical activities. • That Ordinance No. 731 of the Borough of Nazareth and all other ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed. • That if any section, subsection, sentence, clause or phrase of this ordinance is, for any reason, held to be unconstitutional, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this ordinance. Council of the Borough of Nazareth

hereby declares that it would have passed this ordinance, and each section, subsection, clause or phrase thereof, irrespective of the fact that any one or more sections, subsections, sentences, clauses and phrases be declared unconstitutional. • That nothing in this ordinance or in the Property Maintenance Code hereby adopted shall be construed to affect any suit or proceeding impending in any court, or any rights acquired, or liability incurred, or any cause or causes acquired or existing, under any act or ordinance hereby repealed as cited in Section 3 of this ordinance; nor shall any just or legal right or remedy of any character be lost, impaired or affected by this ordinance. • That the Secretary is hereby ordered and directed to cause this ordinance to be published. •That this ordinance and the rules, regulations, provisions, requirements, orders and matters established and adopted hereby shall take effect and be in full force and effective from and after the date of its final passage and adoption. Copies of the complete Ordinance are available at the Borough Office, 134 South Main Street, Nazareth, Pennsylvania. Paul A. Kokolus, Secretary Alfred S. Pierce, Solicitor (7/25) LEGAL NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the Council of the Borough of Nazareth intends to adopt the following Ordinance at its regularly scheduled monthly meeting to be held on August 5, 2013, at 7:00 P.M., E.D.T., at Nazareth Municipal Building, West Center and Church Streets, Nazareth, Pennsylvania. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 15, MOTOR VEHICLES, PART 4, GENERAL PARKING REGULATIONS, SECTION 405, PARKING TIME LIMITED IN CERTAIN LOCATIONS CERTAIN DAYS AND HOURS, OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE BOROUGH OF NAZARETH, NORTHAMPTON COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA. BE IT ORDAINED AND ENACTED by the Borough of Nazareth, in Borough Council assembled, and it is hereby ordained and enacted by the authority of the same, that Chapter 15, Motor Vehicles, Part 4, General PARKING Regulations, Section 405, Parking Time Limited in Certain Locations Certain Days and Hours, of the Code of Ordinances of the Borough of Nazareth, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, is hereby amended to add the following: §405. Parking Time Limited in Certain Locations Certain Days and Hours. No person shall park a vehicle, or allow it to remain parked, for longer than the time indicated in any of the following locations, at any time on the days and between the hours indicated: Street Side Between Days Limit Belvidere St. South From a point 72’ east of the curb line of S. Main St. and continuing west for 24½’ Monday- Friday From 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 5 mins. Copies of the complete Ordinance are available at the Borough Office, 134 South Main Street, Nazareth, Pennsylvania. Paul A. Kokolus, Secretary Alfred S. Pierce, Solicitor (7/25)

www.HomeNewsPA.com MOORE TOWNSHIP ZONING HEARING BOARD PUBLIC NOTICE Hearing/Meeting The regular monthly meeting of the Moore Township Zoning Hearing Board will be held on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 7:00 PM. The meeting will be held at the Moore Township Municipal Building, 2491 Community Drive, Bath, PA 18014. Specific items on the agenda include: 13-ZHB-650 The applicant(s), James and Suzanne Betzenberger, applicant(s) of the property located at 649 N. Hokendauqua Dr. Bath, Moore Twp. Pa 18014 request the following relief from the literal terms of the Moore Twp. Zoning Ordinance: a variance to construct an additional to a single family dwelling that does not meet the setback requirements. The expansion would also be in excess of the 50% allowed for an nonconforming structure. The section(s) of the ordinance cited for this application are as follows: Chapter 200, Section 20017, 200-17G Minimum Yard Requirements, 200-31 Establishment of Future Right Of Way Widths, 200-33C(1) Nonconformities-Alteration or extension, as well as any other section of Chapter 200 Moore Twp. Zoning Ordinance in which relief may be needed. The property, County PIN# H4-24-11 contains approximately 6.79 acres and is zoned, Rural Agricultural (RA). 13-ZHB-651 The applicant(s), David and Delores Gogel, applicant(s) of the property located at 3239 Pheasant Dr. Northampton, Moore Twp. Pa 18067 request the following relief: a special exception and/or variance to replace an existing nonconforming mobile home in the same location. The property is a legal nonconforming use which contains two mobile homes with their own septic systems, and therefore, two existing principal uses. The section(s) of the ordinance cited for this application are as follows: 200-17 Rural Agricultural Zoning District, 200-26 Limitation of Principal Uses, 200-33 Nonconformities, 200-33C(1) (a) Nonconforming Buildings or Structures and 20033C(3) Nonconforming Uses, as well as any other section in which relief may be needed upon review by the Board. The property County PIN# J4-34-1 contains approximately 8 acres and is zoned, Rural Agricultural (RA). (7/25) NORTHAMPTON BOROUGH ZONING HEARING BOARD PUBLIC MEETING AUGUST 8, 2013 The Northampton Borough Zoning Hearing Board will hold its public meeting on Thursday, August 8, 2013, in Council Chambers, 1401 Laubauch Avenue, Northampton, Pennsylvania, at 7:00 P.M. to review the following appeals: 1. Jerome J. Onuschak, Jr. 127 Stark Street, Northampton, Pennsylvania, for the property located at 127 Stark Street, Northampton, Pennsylvania. This property is located on Tax Map No. N4NW1B-4-3 and is located in an R-2 Residential District. Mr. Onuschak would like to erect a four-foot high vinyl picket fence three feet from the existing curb line on Popular Street. Mr. Onuschak is seeking a variance to: Page 250:31, Article V – Supplementary Regulations, §25018 – Accessory structures and uses, Subsection H – Fence and wall accessory uses, (1) (b) {1} – Setback requirements. All interested parties are invited to attend. The applicant must attend. Juliann Edelman Zoning Officer (7/25-8/1)

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are involved in youth programs and give back to the community by volunteering, hosting fundraisers, sponsoring events, being involved in various Church activities and serving their community as members of Borough Council. The community has responded (or vis-a-vi) to the family taking interest by patronizing the restaurant for lunch, dinner and dessert. In addition to the historic business milestone, Manny and Fi will also be celebrating their 29th wedding anniversary next month, on August 4. The couple hed their rehearsal dinner at Amey’s Seafood. My Place is open seven days a week ; Mon. – Thu: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., Fri – Sat: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. and Sun: 11:30 – 10 p.m.

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Iconic restaurant celebrates 25th anniversary By ALICE WANAMAKER The Home News

My Place Pizza Restaurant, a family owned and operated restaurant and pizza shop in Bath, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this month. Founded in 1988 by owners Manny and Fiorella Mirabito, My Place Pizza Restaurant serves pizza, pasta, burgers, wraps and so much more, including their infamous soft serve ice cream. They even offer tasty salads and homemade soups! The restaurant opened on July 11, 1988 and currently has a staff of 18, including the owners who are very hands on. Seven days a week you can find Manny in the restaurant, either behind the counter or in the kitchen. Manny knew that in the kitchen was where he wanted to be since his senior year in high school, having thrown his first cheese pizza at Angelo’s Pizza, “I threw a pizza together, and it worked” he said of that first pizza. And the “it” has been working ever since, with the cheese pizza remaining the most popular menu item. The secret behind their success is really no secret at all, “Hard work” is what it

takes, according to Manny. His wife added that it isn't just hard work but “dedication to [his] family and business and to his employees.” She said,“we offer good quality food at reasonable prices” and that, she said, is one of the reasons customers keep coming back. It is also no secret that family is what keeps this restaurant ticking. Manny and Fi have been joined by their two sons Tony and Nicholas over the years as well as other family members who have been on staff. “We are a typical Italian family,” Fi said.“We yell and argue and would do anything for each other, we are very thankful for what we have.”The Mirabito boys each have a menu item in their name. The family setting extends throughout the kitchen and the wait staff. Some of the servers have been there 20 years or more. Some of the staff has worked with the Mirabitos, left and come back again. “We treat our employees like family, and they become like family.” Fi said. My Place is a staple in the community. The Mirabitos

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