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BATH HISTORICAL PRESERVATION award winners John and Margaret Scott (second and third from left), stand with Bath Mayor Donald Wunderler, State Representative Marcia Hahn, and Bath Council president Robert Fields at Nazareth Area Chamber of Commerce awards banquet on Saturday. (Story on Page 10.)
Supervisors, LTAA discuss Proposed rec center By BILL HALBFOERSTER The Home News
On Feb. 26, more than six pages of Lehigh Township Board of Supervisors minutes were devoted to a proposed community / recreation center that the Lehigh Township Athletic Association has had in the planning stage for several years, and is now getting closer to reality. At last Tuesday’s board meeting, Mike Cuchran brought an overlay of the building as it would be located on 3.5 acres of land in Delps Park, or in some minds
5 acres. He and the supervisors discussed a lease, parking, how the project might be financed, and who would maintain it. Cuchran, Rod Christman and Mike Druckenmiller were at the Feb. 26 meeting with the details of what LTAA has been planning since 2000. Their goal: a long-term home for young athletes, their families, and the community to participate in sporting events and life lessons. Since 2008, the concept has been that the building would provide great community benefits – not just
for the LTAA youth, but also for the adults and seniors of Lehigh Township, opening it up to community events, using the Northampton Recreation Center as a model of their planning. To date, LTAA has spent $70,000 in developing the plans. It was also pointed out last month that 350 children are participating in winter sports – 60 in wrestling, 110 in basketball, 30 in cheering, and 150 Continued on page 9
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At Thursday night’s meeting of the Allen Township Board of Supervisors, it was noted that the Northampton County Soil Conservation District cited violations found at three developments. They listed problems that needed to be dealt with at Hampton Ridge, Towpath Estates, and North Hill. Only the last one was represented at the meeting, and he said he is aggravated that the conservation district finds fault with what he is doing. He told the board that they are doing everything by the book, following DEP and EPA regulations, and have been required to put a 10-ft. berm on a retention pond. Supervisors Chairman Paul Balliet
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Activities cancelled after Gun scare in Northampton At approximately 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, Northampton Area Schools Supt. Joseph Kovalchik received a call that two suspicious people were walking on 17th St. in the Borough of Northampton. This street is located near Siegfried Elementary School and Northampton High School. It was reported that one person had a bag. In that bag it appeared that a stock or handle of a gun was exposed. Grow UR Business...........5
All athletes, coaches and children on the playgrounds were moved indoors. Northampton Borough police and district police investigated the area and gave an “all clear.” As a precautionary measure, all activities at the high school, middle school and borough elementary schools were cancelled last Wednesday evening. All schools were open on Continued on page 7
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advised him to meet personally with the conservation district to discuss the issues. Meet State Police Supervisors Bruce Frack and Williams Holmes and Township Manager Ilene Eckhart recently met with the Pa. State Police of the Bethlehem Barracks, citing residents’ complaints of speeding cars, motorists ignoring stop signs, and disorderly conduct with ATV’s. They were told that the State Police unit has troopers on in two shifts who can deal with the problem. Allen and East Allen townships have had about 600 complaints the past year, including excessive fire alarms, and people speeding through stop signs,
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a make-over with the new owners. . . .Only a little more than a week till major league baseball season gets underway. From what I saw on Monday, those Braves have some big hitters now, and the game ended with a football score, 17-10. Phillies were can I say? I guess there’s not due to play those Yankees on enough of the Irish in my an- Tuesday, a team that’s hurtcestors to be a big celebrant. ing with injuries right now. . . Anyhow, I hope all of you who .Basketball’s March Madness did celebrate had a “Top ‘o the has started, too, so there will morning!” . . . .The St. Patrick’s be lots of nail biting and/or Day paraders had some snow cheering depending on who to contend with, but it didn’t wins. . . . I see Nazareth High faze them a bit, as I get it. . . girls’ basketball team lost out . It was Pet Sunday down at in the playoffs. They had a key the U.C.C. church in town this injury, too. Congrats, girls on week, and there were plenty a great season!!! . . . .Don’t of dogs there in all shapes know if C.Z.’s class reunion and sizes. They were curious will be able to use the new about other dogs, but behaved Keystone Park pavilion. Hope pretty well, I hear, as they all it gets built in time. . . .Some got their blessing from Pastor snow to shovel again, so I gotFran. . . .Candidates are mak- ta go. . . .Palm Sunday is this ing their rounds as they get weekend and Easter is next ready for the May 21 primary Sunday. Wouldn’t surprise election. . . .My sympathies to me the way it’s been going the Jacoby and Henning fami- to see snowflakes on Easter lies on the passing of Betty Ja- Sunday morning. I hope not, coby over the weekend. It was especially for the gals who just last month that hubby Er- wanta wear their bonnets. . . win died. Also my sympathy .Have a good week. to “Hans” Schweitzer on the Cub Pack 33 Cub Pack 33 passing of her Matt. . . . Town Pancake Breakfast Pancake Breakfast & Country Restaurant in town at Christ Church of Bath, UCC at Christ Church of Bath, UCC is getting a remodeling job 109 S. Chestnut Street 109 S. Chestnut Street Bath, PA Bath, PA for added space, I hear. Also Saturday, March 24, 2012 Saturday, March 24, 2012 took notice the former Golden to 11:00 a.m. 7:00 to 11:00 a.m. View Diner down 7:00 in Hanover $7.00 per person $7.00 per person Township is really getting
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Gab Over the Fence by Pete G. Ossip This Wednesday, March 20 was supposed to be the first day of spring. But it sure seems a lot like winter, cold and snowy. We got hit with another snowstorm on Monday. Reckon we’ll just hafta wait for spring to come. It was a good thing they had the egg hunt down by Ahart’s on Saturday and didn’t wait. The snow we had in the afternoon was still around on Sunday, the rain date. . . The Easter Bunny gets around. He was in town for the egg hunt on Saturday and will be up at the Klecknersville Rangers Fire Company this Saturday. Maybe he has bunny helpers like Santa. . . .Took notice the school district had make-up days in the paper last week for times they were out of school on account of weather. Hope Monday’s snow didn’t add another day. . . . I was lucky not to get rapped over the head with a shillelagh. Seems I forgot to say something about St. Patrick’s Day in my letter last week, and some folks got their Irish dander up when they didn’t see anything. What
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Youngsters make annual Mad dash for Easter eggs By BILL HALBFOERSTER The Home News
It didn’t matter that it was a typical cold and breezy March day with snow flurries. Children from 1 to 12 scrambled all over a field in separate ar-
eas on Saturday morning for the annual Home Town Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by Ahart’s Market. With prizes like a bicycle, a rock and roll rider, basketball Continued on page 5
Barbara Young with Gerri Falk and Peggy Moser and Monica Moser received 10 year membership certificates at a recent DAR meeting of the Bethlehem chapter. On Saturday, March 9th, 2013 elections were sponding secretary; Peggy Graver, registrar; held for new officers of the Bethlehem chapter JoAnne Creyer, chaplain; Peggy Moser, hisof DAR as Gerri Falk, regent; Jo Evans, vice re- torian; and Monica Moser, librarian. Memgent; Andrea Hajducko, recording secretary; bers also enjoyed a program presented by the Linda Rute, treasurer; Barbara Young, corre- Hawk Mountain Sanctuary.
Area students in spelling bee final tonight Four students from the Home News circulation area are among the 47 who will participate in the 27th annual regional final of the Scripps National Spelling Bee tonight (Thursday) at 6:30 p.m. It will be held at Northampton Community College’s Lipkin Theater. The students come from Northampton, Lehigh, Warren and Hunterdon
Counties in the event sponsored by the Express-Times and lehighvalleylive.com Students from this area are Hannah Marino, 7th grade at Northampton Area Middle School, daughter of Dave and April Marino, Bath; Lauren Schuster, 8th grade, Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish School in Bath, daughter of Walter and Cathryn Schuster, Naza-
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reth; Mary Doyle, 6th grade, Nazareth Area Intermediate The 7-9 group of winners included Anthony A., a gift card; Rebecca School, daughter of Phillip C., a gift basket, and Andrew V., a basketball hoop. and Christi Doyle, Nazareth; and Shane Hurley, 8th grade, Nazareth Area Middle School, son of Linda Homer-Hurley, Nazareth. The Home News wishes success to all of them.
College Corner Alvernia University - The following local students have been awarded scholarships to attend Alvernia University this fall: Marissa Biggs of Northampton has been granted the Veronica Founder's Scholarship to study Nursing at Alvernia University. Biggs is a senior at Allentown Central Catholic High School. Nichole Kline of Northampton has been granted the Presidential Scholarship to study Forensic Science at Alvernia University. Kline is a senior at Northampton Area Senior High School. Macy Storm of Bath has been granted the Trustees' Scholarship to study Communication at Alvernia University. Storm is a senior at Northampton Area Senior High School.
Alex S., 6, won a bike at the egg hunt and got his picture taken with the Easter Bunny and George Ahart.
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for a big prize. Owner George Ahart and several of his employees were on the scene. Assisting with much of the activities were members of Boy Scout Troop ence high school seniors boys’ 33 with their trailer, Cub Pack game will be played at 3 p.m.; 33, Christ U.C.C. Church, and the girls’ game at 5 p.m., and the Unknown Off Road Assothe Lady Sonics at 7:30 p.m. ciation. – all at the Whitehall-Coplay With the huge crowd millHigh School soccer field. ing around we managed to There will not be time avail- get names of the following able for any youth programs major winners: Alex Szeplaki, this year. 6, a bicycle; Derrick Grover, 3, All three games will be tele- rock and roll rider; Andrew vised by Service Electric, and Viva, 9, and Kayleigh AchenStratz is hoping for a ban- bach, 10, basketball hoops; ner attendance of fans in the Brent Hopner, Jr., 6, Rebecca stands. Coleman, 9, and Jarred Barno, Proceeds benefit Charita- gift baskets of candy; Adriana ble Enterprises, a foundation Kish, Anthony Aulisio, and that provides funding for the Lauren Pague, 12, gift cards. blind, impaired, and scholarIt was a fun time for all, inships for blind students. cluding George Ahart, who Over the years, more than does much to help in the com$172,000 has been raised at munity throughout the year. the soccer games.
Change of format announced In Lions All-Star Soccer Classic
Chairman Willard Stratz has announced that there will be an addition to the games scheduled when Lions Charitable Enterprises of District 14-K sponsors its 32nd annual All-Star Soccer Classic on Sunday, June 2. Tickets are now on sale for the Classic indicating the same schedule as previous years. But since they were printed, plans have changed. Members of the Ladies Sonics, a new program for college and older women in the Lehigh Valley, have been scheduled to also play on that day. Stratz said to go along with their needs, the Lehigh Valley Conference, Colonial League and Mountain Valley Confer-
Easter Eggs Continued from page 4
hoops, gift cards, and baskets loaded with Easter goodies, along with the hundreds of snacks provided by Ahart’s, it is one of the best egg hunts in the Lehigh Valley. The Easter Bunny was there before, during and after the egg hunt, handing out candy
and posing for pictures with the youngsters, to the delight of their parents. The Bath Fire Fighters fire engine with its sound system helped provide the directions and the count down, and off the children went, bending down to load up their baskets and bags with the multi-colored eggs, and hopefully to find the specially numbered eggs that made them eligible
Celebrate Spring at Jacobsburg Tuesday Trails Join Environmental Education Specialist Lauren Forster after work for a brisk hike at Jacobsburg. These free weekly hikes are 2 to 2.5 miles over uneven terrain, with a 15 minute break along the trail for a snack. Hikers should always bring water and sturdy boots or shoes. Routes and meeting locations will vary each week. Register to receive information on where we’re hiking each Tuesday. Contact Lauren Forster at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-746-2809 Dates: March 19th, March 26th, April 2nd, April 9th, April 16th, April 23rd, May 7th, May 14th, May 21st, May 28th.
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I recently read a poll on trust. “How much do you trust the following people?” The poll results state that we trust our friends the most 81%, we trust our doctor 68%. That’s the good news. We trust Congress 12%, our bankers 45% and we trust CEO’s 3 to 5% - the least. Oh my goodness, where do you think you rank, what percentage would your customers rank you? I was thinking about who I might trust, completely. I trust my family, I trust most of the people I work with, I trust my doctor, my dentist, my master-mind group, my favorite restaurant and more. I checked Webster...trust means reliance on the integrity & strength of a person-having confidence But then the REAL question. Who don’t we trust? My answer is I don’t trust people or companies who break the trust. Those establishments who don’t deliver. Think about friendships, when you have a friend who betrays you, it takes a long time to regain the trust. Sometimes, it’s over forever. It’s
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the same with business, if you betray a customer or client they might be gone forever. Or even worse, you may spend an inordinate amount of time regaining the trust. Time translates to money in most businesses. In order to build trust and confidence with your customers try this.... •Be the first to take responsibility for a mistake, don’t blame others •Listen more - Talk less - the greatest human need is to be listened to •Be willing to “make up” with some free stuff •Be sincere when your apologize, customers can identify phoney •Do what you say you will do, do it one time and do it correctly •Train your staff, model trustworthy behavior •Raise expectations, always be willing to go over and above to not only gain trust but to maintain it You may want to...Trust your own instincts. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else’s. Billy Wilder, Hollywood Filmaker- think about this!
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Comment On Sports By Pete Fritchie
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Americans can be proud that a sport their country developed is fast becoming a world-popular team sport. That sport is the National Pastime, baseball. (The addition which adds “all the time” should be deleted as silly.) The recent World Baseball Classic, with a number of American Major League players on teams from their
home countries, was evidence of the worldwide ascendancy of baseball. There were highly competent teams from all parts of the world in competition. One reason baseball is so popular in the Far East is size of the players. In football most of the top players are large--some up to 300 pounds or more. Few baseball players weigh so much. Running the bases at over 300 pounds would be slower. Another advantage of baseball is that there’s not the constant brutality of “hits” fans see in football. Though some enjoy the physical hits football is finally confronting this negative, so many players suffering lifetime injuries.
Snow trims dart play, but Bath braves it, and loses Only two series were played on Monday night in the Suburban Inter-Church Dart Baseball League because of another two inches of snow. For a Bath team, maybe they should have stayed home. Christ UCC traveled to St. Paul’s UCC in Northampton and lost all three games by identical 3-2 scores, the first game going 18 innings. Hitters for St. Paul’s were Debbie Hughes, 8 for 17 with a homer, and Jason Gross, 7 for 16. For Bath, Joe Hunsicker hit 8 for 16 with a home run; Dan DalCin, 6 for 17, and Ron Wagner, 5 for 16. The other series saw Dryland-Trinity of Hecktown losing 7-4 and 6-3 before they won 5-3 at Salem Lutheran in Bethlehem. Salem: Bryan Frankenfield, 7 for 12; Walt Hoffert, 6 for 12; Kyle Taylor, 5 for 12, and Tim Eichman, a homer. Dryland: Bernie Yurko, 7 for 13; Earl Sigley, 5 for 13, and Lou Devarics, 4 for 12. St. Stephen’s at Bath Lutheran, Farmersville at Messiah, Trinity at Salem UCC and Ebenezer at Emmanuel were postponed.
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Bath Supply Back On Top in Bath Commercial League The leads have changed a few times, and now Bath Supply is back on top of the Bath Commercial Bowling League, as of week 25. They got there by downing the Rice Family, 4 to 0, while Maxx Amusements suffered that same fate. Bath Supply: Steve Kerbacher, 235236-257–718; Brent Connolly, 289-200–681; Frank Yeakel, 246-201-234–681; Jeff Kerbacher, 224–586; Lester Steigerwalt, 215–559. Rice: Dale Fye, 235–548, and Jack Rice, 501. Sunnieside Landscaping buried Maxx Amusements, 4 to 0, behind Anton Boronski, 244-227–658; Ryan Flick, 227214-211–652; Kyle Weaver, 205-212–616; Chris Hoysan, 204-223–616; Nate Meixsell, 541. Maxx: Andy Edelman, 225-256-257–738, and Bill Bachman, 532. Valley Inspection Service climbed to second place by beating Old Dairy, 3 to 1, led by Terry Bartholomew, 211212–618; Glen Croll, 214-214– 610; Dino Carfara, 202–559; Ken Grube, 535. Old Dairy: Bill Neidig, 244–615; Rich Trucksess, 200-202–578; Ron Ardle, 566; Ed Bernatovich, 507. Daku Auto Body also won 3 to 1 over Team Smith, led by Al Davidson, 217-210-234– 661; Rich Mutarelli, 200-226– 611; Marc Beichey, 204-214–
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Plastics Roll Into First in Industrial League With a 3 to 1 win over Hecktown Fire Co., SL Plastic forged into first place in the Bath Industrial league in week 27. Kyle Reaser led them with an overall 692, bowling two games over 200 with a 259 and 246. He was followed by: Evan Rehrig, 210-581; Gary Reaser 507, and Brent Collow 504. The Fireman now stand in third place in the league. They were led by Ken Hoelle, 235-231-651; Matt Paulus, 258226-622; Stan Zurowski, 231622; Andy Schwartz, 213- 563, and B J Doncsesz, 225- 545. Scherline fell into second place in the BIL, they won one game, tied one game and lost two to Old Dairy. Andy Edelman (Scherline) had a successful night with three games over the 200 mark, 228-218-215 for a 661 finish. He was (closely) followed by Frank Yeakel, 243-201-200 – 644; then Jeff Kerbacher, 212-211- 599; John Kerbacher, 209-206- 591 and Harvey Rissmiller, 212-548. Old Dairy had just three bowlers, Scott Fenstermacher, 216-204-591; Mark Flamisch, 515; and Joe Schwartz 508. Bob Meixsell took home the top score of the night with a 664 overall, 224-223-217. That put Arndt in fourth place, they won 3 to 1 over Harhart’s. Meixsell was followed by Bob Adams, 267-200-636; Brad Fogel, 223-203-619; and Marty Beal, 235-201-616. Harhart’s is pulling up the back of the league, tied for last place with G&L Screen Printing: Travis Oplinger, 232-206-628; Butch Holland Sr, 235-603; and Marty Csencsits, 224-596. G&L lost all four games to Taylor Honey last week the individual bowlers were: Scott Frielboln, 256-202-629; Jack Troxell, 230-621; Marvin Meixsell, 246-205-600; Ed Taylor, 210-558, and Bob Bechtel 540 (Honey.) G & L Screen Printing had Paul Duda, 222203- 596; Mike Reese, 214- 563, and Bob Sahaydak, 201-527. SL and Scherline will continue to battle it out for first Continued from page 11
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Mentored Fishing A First for PFBC This Saturday
If you have a 2013 fishing license and trout stamp, and have pre-registered with the Pa. Fish & Boat Commission at fishandboat.com/mentoredyouth.htm then you are eligible as an adult or an angler 16 years or older to mentor a child for the PFBC’s inaugural Mentored Youth Fishing Day this Saturday, March 23, from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. But for Northampton County, it’s only being held in the Lehigh Canal. Rainbow trout have been stocked in the Bethlehem and Freemansburg sections of the canal for this special event. Access in Bethlehem starts at the first canal lock west of the Monocacy Creek and you can get there at the towpath on Sand Island. Freemansburg’s best point is from Main Street. WCO Jeff Sabo had announced the program at a meeting of the county Sportsmen’s Federation last month. It’s designed to bring families closer together by having adults teaching children how to fish. Lehigh Canal was the chosen water for this event.
Leaser Lake to Get Rainbow Trout As It Re-opens
After months, almost years, that Leaser Lake in Lehigh County has been closed for repairs, it will be re-opened as the trout season here in the Southeast Region begins on Saturday, March 30. Rainbow trout are scheduled to be stocked in the lake near New Tripoli on Tuesday, March 26, by Lehigh County WCO Lee Creyer, who’s well known in the Bath area. Northampton County’s impoundment is Minsi Lake, north of Bangor. WCO Sabo has been stocking that lake.
March 30 Here, April 13 Elsewhere, Also in Bath Contest
As noted previously, Northampton County is one of 18 counties that will open the trout season on March 30, while the rest of the state has to wait until April 13. The same goes for Bath area youngsters who will cast their lines into the Monocacy Creek for trout stocked by the Bath Area Fish Committee. That contest is April 13 and 14, from 8 a.m. Saturday to 3 p.m. Sunday. The committee, and any help they can get, has been cleaning the creek on weekends in March. If you want to help, call Ozzie Moser at 610-969-8730.
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Thursday and Supt. Kovalchik said the school district will continue to implement its safety procedures. Fire Scare in Bath At approximately 9:30 a.m. Thursday morning, March 14, the fire alarms at George Wolf Elementary School in Bath sounded. The staff and students followed the safety and fire procedures in the building. Due to the cold weather, they walked to St. John’s Lutheran Church, which is located near the school, where PleasePlease join us asjoin we welcome MyFITNESSCourt they remained inside until us the “all clear” was given by MyFITNESSCourt as we welcome Please join us as we welcome to our Bath Business Community the Bath Fire Department. to ourMyFITNESSCourt Bath Business Community It was determined that the MyFITNESSCourt Thursday, March 28, 2013 5:00pm alarms went off because of a to our Bath Business Thursday, March 28, 2013Community 5:00pm to ourCommunity Bath Business sensor problem. There was no or smoke. The students Thursday, March 2013 5:00pm fire Thursday, March28,28, 2013 and staff returned to the 5:00pm school at approximately 10:30 a.m. and continued their day.
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Letters from our Readers Feels She Was Slighted for Position To the Editor: Recently, I attended another Bath Council meeting and ended up leaving disappointed and in awe, because of how crystal clear and biased this Council and their own agendas are. Once again there were concerned citizens there with legitimate concerns about parking issues for their businesses and zoning (and without actually admitting it) they seemed to have their minds already made up. So why open the meetings up to the public when the public’s concerns and questions don’t seem to matter (well, just to the few who get what they need out of the agenda)? This is the third or fourth time that I sat there and watched as my fellow neighbors were shot down
and made to feel ridiculous for having asked questions. This Council does not seem to care about the greater good, just what is good for a certain few. I feel it is time for a change, which I tried to make by filling a seat on the appeals board that would have done some good, only to be ignored and denied. Also, let me clarify I do not
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feel all Council members are out for their own gain. There are a couple who seem like decent people. I urge all citizens to attend the next Council meeting to see just how everything is handled, and I hope that you don’t have any issues to be resolved because that is not the place for it. Debra Miller 217 Broad St. Bath, Pa.
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Moore elem. Clothing drive
Moore Elementary PTA will host a clothing drive on Saturday, March 23 at Moore Elementary School. Donations will be accepted at the front of the school from 8 am - 12 pm. Please bring your items in a tied plastic garbage bag. Items accepted include clothing, purses, shoes, bags, toys (no strollers), bicycles, blankets, towels, sheets, etc. Call Amy 610-4626137 with any questions.
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break-ins, among others. Both townships rely solely on State Police coverage for protection, although there have been thoughts on occasion about calling upon Northampton police for coverage as well. Other Matters The township engineer will look at a problem where water flows off one or two properties on to Howertown Road and is a traffic hazard. They may be required to put in an expensive retention pond. There is also erosion at Spring Hill Road, where water run-off from two driveways is causing mud. In a zoning hearing appeal, the engineer will send a letter defining what impervious coverage is. Usually it is the measurement of a parking lot of blacktop. Jim Wilson was re-appointed to be Allen Township representative for another five years on the First Regional Compost Authority. Fire Co. Report The February report of the Allen Township Fire Co. #1 showed these man-hours: alarms, 107.7; training, 120; and 17 alarms (1 airport alert, 2 ambulance assists, 3 auto accidents,, 5 automatic fire alarms, 1 CO detector alarm, 4 dwelling fires [at Beech Dr. & S. Cottonwood Rd. in Lehigh Twsp., Locust Rd. & Arrowhead Rd. in East Allen, Scarboro Lane & Atlas Lane in Northampton, and McNair Circle in Allen Twsp.]; and 1 traffic control.
in winter soccer. Presently, they are leasing a space at Lehigh Town Center for $1,000 a month that is due to increase to $1,500, and they use the elementary school gym and other facilities out of the area. A figure like $1.5 million was mentioned on Tuesday, and Cuchran believed this could be raised through grants and corporate sponsors. Supervisor Cynthia Miller said she has no idea what the building would look like, and questioned whether grant funds would be available, saying that no taxpayer dollars should be spent for it. “I’m looking at everything we have to do in the community, like the maintenance building, things that are a necessity,” she said. “Once the building is built, what happens with maintaining it and the land, if we have a lease?” Chairman Darryl Snover and Supervisor Keith Hantz said it would be LTAA’s responsibility. Hantz added, “We should be concerned with what happens with the kids. All the LTAA is looking for now is a lease, and the center fees are increasing and time for using the school gym is limited.” Solicitor David Backenstoe said LTAA would need collateral if they want to borrow, say $800,000, over 30 years. Snover said, “We’re not paying for the building. I’m not opposed to a lease, but the question is financing. The lease was already approved by a prior board.” Hantz asked Backenstoe if they could put something in the lease to protect the township [if LTAA defaulted on paying its loan]. Backenstoe replied, ”The
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lease can be written with what we envision for the property.” He suggested a committee be formed and the LTAA contact two or three banks for financing. Cuchran said he was comfortable with what was discussed by the board and the township solicitor. Other Matters • Before the board went into executive session for personnel issues, they and the audience heard from Jennifer Sletvold, a candidate for judge in the Northampton County Court of Common Please in the May 21 primary election. A mother of two and a lawyer for 15 years with court experience, she said she wants to be a judge who is fair as she upholds the Constitution. • Engineer Phillip Malitsch told the board that prospects are good for getting PEMA and FEMA reimbursement for hurricane damages in the township. • The township may purchase a street sweeper for $226,000, a discounted price since it is a demo. Part of the cost would be paid from liquid fuels funds, and the rest financed. But the board questioned one quote of financing at 3.2%, and asked Manager Alice Rehrig to get one or two more quotes. • The supervisors voted to advertise for summer help locally, to assist road foreman Frank Zamadics. Township residents would be preferred for the parttime work. Police Chief Report Chief of Police Scott Fogel had an extensive support, and received approval for lockers and a locker room, along with a cell block detention area for the police station, costing an estimated $12,000 out of a $31,000 grant that was received. He also said part-time officers are very good and are a great support role; security has been stepped up at the station and in patrol cars with cameras; that he expects more need for services from police as well as fire and rescue units once the Blue
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Final Thursday event Expands in Bath
On the ‘final’ or last Thursday of each month, a celebration is happening in Bath. The event began late last summer exclusively at S. Seem Antiques & Artisans on Chestnut Street but is now expanding to include other Borough shops and will include a ribbon cutting for the first time next Thursday. The Bath Business & Community Partnership will officially welcome My Fitness Court (120 S. Walnut Street) to the borough of Bath with a grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting beginning at 5 p.m. on Thursday March 28. My Fitness Court offers personalized fitness classes, training and group exercises. Following the ribbon cutting attendees are invited to participate in a FREE Core & More class that will be at 5:30 p.m. or a Circuit Time session that will begin at 6 p.m. In addition to the ribbon cutting, S. Seem Antiques & Artisans (100 S. Chestnut Street) will host the Final Thursday event from 6- 8 p.m. along with The Friendship Tree Thrift & Consignment (107 North Chestnut Street.) The shops will be open late and will be offering free refreshments, wine and light snacks. There will also be live music by Mike Gula and creations by local artisans on display. The theme for this month’s event is “Easter Bonnet Parade.” Everyone is invited to these free events and encouraged to participate by wearing their best Easter Bonnets. For more information or to have your business participate in the Final Thursday event in the Borough, please contact Mary Kositz at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Mountain Ski Area is developed for summer recreational activities; and that he feels a Dodge Charger SUV is better than a Ford Interceptor for gas mileage. Chief Fogel’s March activities report showed: 7,767 miles traveled; 755 calls; 12 reportable and 9 non-reportable accidents investigated; 31 summary traffic violations and 5 non-traffic issued; 1 equipment repair orders; 4 warnings of violation; 2 parking tickets; 1 D.U.I. arrest; 1 arrest for D.U.I., possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and endangering welfare of children; 2 arrested for theft by unlawful taking or disposition and receiving stolen property; 1 arrest for unsworn falsification to authorities and false I.D. of law enforcement authority; 1 arrest for simple assault-domestic violence; 1 arrest for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia; 1 arrest for drug paraphernalia; 1 juvenile arrest for false I.D. to law enforcement. Other Remarks • Hantz questioned his fellow board members if complaints should be in writing for issues addressed to the zoning officer, and if there is a follow-up. He also asked if the zoning officer could patrol in the township for four hours a week to check on possible violations. Policies will authorize this. • A walking trail was discussed around the perimeter of Delps Park. • Mrs. Miller questioned if there is a policy about not allowing any files to be taken out of the municipal building. Answer: Copies can be made of portions of the files, but the files stay in the building.
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Awards presented at Nazareth Area Chamber’s annual banquet By BILL HALBFOERSTER The Home News
Four special awards were presented Saturday night at the annual banquet of the Nazareth Area Chamber of Commerce, held at Woodstone Country Club in Danielsville. The major honor went to
Vanessa Sabatine, owner of Herbs to Your Success, a wellness spa in the Borough of Nazareth. The Nazareth native and graduate of Nazareth Area High School opened her business in 1994. She specializes in herbs and therapeutic essential oils for general health and weight loss.
In accepting the award from Chamber chairperson Cindy Fairbanks, she said she doesn’t have a secret to success, but you “Gotta work hard at it to achieve success,” and with a passion to keep going, having stamina, and having someone (like her husband) who has your back. One of the first awards on the night went to a Bath couple, John and Margaret Scott, of 102 S. Chestnut St., who have restored their 1840 home and made it beautiful. The award was presented by Bath Borough Council president Robert Fields and Mayor Donald Wunderler. The Scott’s were praised for adding an attractive home in Bath’s historic district. The Spirit of Nazareth Award went to Tom Fehnel, founder of Visions of Eagles in Nazareth, who resides in Florida. Since it was organized in 2008 more than $100,000 has been raised to help people in the community. The Volunteer of the Year was Jane DiGirolomo, who helps at various functions of the Chamber. Before her
VANESSA SABATINE, owner of Herbs to Your Success in Nazareth, received the 2012 Award of Excellence from the Chamber name was announced by Chamber president Tina Smith, past recipients of the award were present and introduced. State Representatives Joe Emrick and Marcia Hahn authored citations from the
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State Senator Lisa Boscola. Part of the evening’s program consisted of power point slides showing highlights of Chamber activities and events during 2012, along with scenes from Bath’s 275th anniversary, and the improvements that have been made including Monocacy Creek Park and Keystone Park. This has been achieved with inter-governmental cooperation that has been a mark of the borough’s success, with great assistance from the BathBusiness & Community Partnership, Council,
and the fire fighters. Many improvements were made in Nazareth Borough with funding from Community Development Block Grants, including a pool and filter system, left turn traffic light at S. Broad St., scholarships, and many festivals and events that residents and Chamber members celebrated. A birthday cake was presented to Danalee Eleckes, and shortly after she blew out the candles, her boyfriend, Keith Van Horn, publicly proposed to her. The evening ended with dancing. Thanks was extended to 13 businesses that were event sponsors. Serving on the banquet committee were Jennifer Scanlon, Tina Smith, Frank DeRosa, Barbara Smith, Tom Lichtenwalner, Don Flad, and Dean Wagner.
Personal Awareness and Safety for Seniors Join us for a special self-defense program that is tailored specifically for seniors. Dawn Bittner, of Action Karate will provide a realistic approach to self-defense that includes topics such as risk reduction, awareness of surroundings, self-defense techniques and simulation training.
Tuesday, March 26th at 10:30 a.m. Kortz Hall Moravian Hall Square 175 W. North St., Nazareth Reservations required 610.746.1000 or online at www.moravian.com
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The World and The Church
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High Scores at Bath Legion Lanes Outstanding scores for the week of March 10 at the Bath Legion Lanes were as follows: MEN – 600 & HIGHER: Chris Hoysan, “300”/704; Matt Cser, 765; Terry Bartholomew, 656/618/763; Andy Edelman, 661/738; Steve Kerbacher, 718; Ryan Flick, 652/709; Lyle Howell, 701; John Zmyweski, 688/684; Adam Anthony, 685; Kyle Reaser, 692; Harry Emery, 676; Brent Bartholomew, 690; Ed Musselman, 657/694; Frank Yeakel, 681; Brent Connolly, 681; Scott Weinberg, 662; Joe Smith, 660; Al Davidson, 661; Bob Meixsell, 664; Tony Boronski, 658; Bob Adams, 653; Ken Hoelle, 651. WOMEN – 500 & Higher: Mary Beth Eby, 627; Dee Allogio, 500/507/542; Donna Kemmerer, 549; BobbyLou Snyder, 533; Linda Hahn, 517.
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Unlimited ran a special trout program on fly fishing this past Saturday at Stockertown Rod & Gun Club. Delaware River Shad Fishermen’s Association and the Pa. Fish & Boat Commission will have an American Shad Educators Workshop from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. next Thursday, March 28 at the Emrick Center in Hugh Moore Park, Easton. It’s a credit event for teachers under Act 48. Shad in Schools, which DRSFA’s John Berry is proud of, will be included as a subject for discussion, including shad activities for classrooms and educational materials that go along with it. Trout Fest began this past Saturday and continues through March 31 at Barry Haydt’s Indian Creek Farm along Rt. 946 in Danielsville. It’s a pay-to-fish lake that he runs, but a great place to teach kids how to fish the right way.
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Where are you, Jesus?
Are you convinced that you could give up on life and no one would miss you? Columnist Earl Wilson jokingly has an answer: “If you think nobody cares if you’re alive, try missing a couple of car payments.” Fear and isolated loneliness characterizes much of modern day living. Unemployment and financial needs have many people filled with discomfort and uncertainty for their future. Families are coming apart under the political pressures of social engineering. The political process becomes the venue to force a redefining of morality and family life. Our teenagers are losing themselves to sensuality, drugs and lives of crime and suicide. Our youth are quickly becoming a lost generation to the church and to the Easter message. In the New Testament some Greeks attended the Passover Festival as John 12: 20-33 recorded it. They came to Jesus’ Disciple, Philip, and said, “Sir, we would see Jesus.” Multitudes are all around us in a world shaking loose from moral guidelines and encountering social upheaval. The Easter message reminds us that the universal need of humanity is: “We would see Jesus!” Where can we see Jesus? First, we can see Jesus in the historical record of Holy Scripture. We encounter Him in the Gospel Writers of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. These Writers do not tell us everything about Jesus, but our Lord’s presence comes alive as we experience the birth, crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. No person has ever lived, died or arisen from the power of evil and death like the Biblical Jesus has. Second, we see Jesus in the lives of persons in need. Throughout the ages of church history men, women and children have testified to the terror and emptiness of human life without Jesus as personal Savior. He is a contemporary Christ who can understand our needs and can address them. He give us an abundance of God’s grace through His forgiveness, healing power and sacrificial love. We need Jesus for this life. We need Jesus to deliver us from sin and forgive us for our wrongdoings. We need Jesus to provide for our salvation, be our Guide through this life and give us the free gift of eternal life. Easter is Jesus’ story and our invitation to experience new life. As with those in John’s Gos-
the famous conservationist Aldo Leopold called the spring flight of the American Woodcock. A member of the shorebird family, the woodcock uses its long bill to probe mud for earthworms. Unfortunately, development is encroaching on the last remaining woodcock habitat in the Lehigh Valley and Jacobsburg is one of their last strongholds. Join us for this special evening to observe male woodcocks displaying. To register, contact Rick Wiltraut at email@example.com or 610-746-2810. Frog Slog Saturday, March 23rd, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Have you ever slogged for frogs in a vernal pond? Vernal ponds are temporary bodies of water that form in spring from rain and snow melt. Because these ponds lack predatory fish, they are used by frogs and salamanders to breed and lay eggs. Join us for this nighttime journey to explore these woodland ponds. Be prepared to get wet! Pro-
gram limited to 25 participants. To register, contact Rick Wiltraut at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-746-2810.
Say Goodbye to Winter and Hello Spring ~ Blue Eagle’ ‘Style The 2012-2013 Nazareth Blue Eagles winter sports season ended on Tuesday March 12th at the Geigle Complex in Reading where the Dover Eagles beat the Nazareth Eagles 42-38. We end the season with a 24-5 record, with the first loss since February 1st. The Blue Eagles definitely had an exciting season. I enjoyed every minute watching the games and all sports. This Past Sunday in the Dapper Dan Wrestling Classic in Pittsburgh, Aaron Bradley Nazareth had a 3-1 decision win over Brooks Black of NJ in overtime. Aaron also Continued from page 2 got a pin back on March 9 in Sky Dance Hershey at the PIAA State Friday, March 22nd, Championship. Best Wishes 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. to Aaron as he moves on to The “sky dance” is what college! Back on March 9th at Parkland it was the District XI Swimming Finals where Madeline Blair, sophomore at the high school, is the district 8142 Valley View Road • Seemsville, Northampton St. Peter’s U.C.C.champion in the 200 freestyle 610-837-7426 8142 Valley View Rd. and this past weekend was Seemsville, Northampton at the state championship at Bucknell University where 610-837-7426 March 24--9 am Sunday School she finished in 8th place in the 10:15 AM Worship--Palm Sunday whole State. She also came in 11:30 am Youth Group 3rd at districts and qualified March 28 --7 pm Worship “There Are No Strangers
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Kermit J. Gilbert
May 4, 1917 – Feb. 17, 2013 Kermit J. Gilbert, 95, of Bethlehem, a long-time resident of the Chapman Quarries area, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013 in the VNA Hospice of St. Luke’s, Lower Saucon Township. He was the husband of Lillie (George) Gilbert. A World War II veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, Mr. Gilbert was in the 5th Marine Division deployed to the South Pacific. During the Battle of Iwo Jima, he witnessed the flag raising on top of Mt. Suribachi (depicted in the famous photo and the United States Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Va.) Kermit worked at the Bethlehem Steel for 35 years, retiring in 1981. After retiring, he became an accomplished wood refinisher, bringing countless pieces of worn antique furniture back to their original life and beauty. Besides his wife, he is survived by three children, Mary, Lois and Tom; a brother, Quentin; sister-in-law, Gertrude; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service was held on Saturday, Feb. 23 in Chapman Quarries United Methodist Church. There were no calling hours. Interment was private. Arrangements were made by the George G. Bensing Funeral Home, Moorestown.
Betty Jane Jacoby
July 2, 1933 –March 16, 2013 Betty Jane Jacoby, 79, formerly of Danielsville and a native of Bath, died Saturday, March 16 at Gracedale. She was the wife of the late Erwin F. Jacoby, who died last month on February 13. She was a 1951 graduate of Nazareth High School. Early in her career, Betty was employed in the garment industry, where she worked as a sewing machine operator at various blouse mills in the area. Born July 2, 1933 in Bath, she was a daughter of the late Robert L. Henning and Mabel H. (Trauer) Mussley. Betty was very active in Cub Scouts with her chil-
dren, having formerly served as a den mother. She was also an active member of the senior center at Hope Lutheran Church, Cherryville, as well as a member of Salem U.C.C. Church, Moorestown. Surviving are three sons, David L. Jacoby of Easton, Donald E. Jacoby of Bushkill Township, and Dale P. Jacoby; a daughter, Doreen Moser, of Bath; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; three brothers, The Rev. Harold Henning of Berks County, Warren Henning of Northampton County, and Robert Henning of Delaware; a sister, Jean Ruch, of East Allen Township; a sisterin-law, Helen Henning, of Northampton County; and many nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death were a son, Daniel Jacoby; a daughter, Debbie Teske, and a brother, Paul Henning. Services were held on Wednesday evening in the George G. Bensing Funeral Home, Moorestown. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to the Life Choice Hospice, 10 Zion Church Rd., Suite 204, Shoemakersville, PA 19555, attn.: Tracy Mason.
John J. Mescavage, Jr.
John J. “Jack” Mescavage, Jr., 74, of Northampton lost his battle with pulmonary fibrosis on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. He was the husband of Elizabeth “Betsy” Mescavage. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1958 to 1962 and attended the Naval Electrical School in Great Lakes, Mich. He spent his naval years aboard the heavy cruiser U.AS.S. Newport News. After the Navy, Jack became a member of the IBEW Local #375 in Allentown and worked in the electrical construction trade for 324 years. He used his skills to build many of the buildings and industrial facilities we still rely on today. Born in Shenandoah, Pa., he was the son of the late John J. Mescavage, Sr. and Elizabeth A. (Czerkan) Mescavage. He loved golf and was a member of the Willowbrook Duffers Golf League in Catasauqua. After retiring, he was a member and regular attendee of the Northampton Recreation Center. He was
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a member of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary R.C. Church, Northampton. Public graveside services were held on Friday, March 15 at the Green Meadows at Fountain Hill Cemetery in Bethlehem. Donations are being accepted for the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 230 E. Ohio St., Suite 304, Chicago, IL 60611. A celebration of life memorial service will be held at a later date.
Carl E. "Dizz" Meyers
Nov. 18, 1933 – March 18, 2013 Carl E. "Dizz" Meyers, 79, of Northampton, died Monday, March 18, 2013, at Fellowship Manor, Whitehall. He was a mechanic for the Bethlehem Steel Company for over forty years before retiring in 1995 and was a member of the United Steel Workers Union, Local #2599. Dizz was a member of Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity, Northampton and the Lehigh Valley Postcard Club. Born November 18, 1933 in Allentown, he was the son of the late Earl and Miriam (Jacobs) Meyers and husband of the late Patricia A. (Bartholomew) Meyers. He is survived by sons; Lee C. Meyers of Danielsville, Jeffrey Meyers of Atlanta, Ga., daughter Cheryl Fordyce of Weissport, companion Betty Abel of Northampton, sister Colleen Davis of Allentown, four grandchildren and one great-grandson. Arrangements are being handled by Schisler Funeral Home, Inc., Northampton., where the family will receive friends from 9 to 11 a.m. today (Thursday.) Services will be at Schisler Funeral Home at 11 a.m. Interment will be at Highland Park Cemetery, Allentown. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Parkinson Disease Association in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.schislerfuneralhomes.com
Justin M. Roberts
May 22, 1988 - March 15, 2013 Justin M. Roberts, 24, of East Allen Township, died Friday, March 15, 2013 from injuries he sustained in an automobile accident. Justin was a graduate of Northampton High School class of 2006 and later attended Northampton Community College. He was actively involved with playing and later coaching for the Bath Lions Football team. Born in Fountain Hill on May 22, 1988, he was the son of Kris T. Walden with whom he resided and Randolph D. “Randy” Roberts and his wife, Catherine of Bethlehem. Justin was constantly curious about nature, science and the universe. He was a lover of movies, music and sports, a loyal Buffalo Bills, Sabres and Virginia Tech fan. He also enjoyed playing street hockey with goaltending being his
forte. Characterized as freespirited, intelligent, and easy to get along with, Justin will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by his family and friends. In addition to his loving parents, he is survived by his maternal grandparents, Jerry and Phillis (Curtis) Walden of East Allen Township; paternal grandmother, Elizabeth (Painter) Colley and her husband, Pat of Altamont, Missouri; maternal greatgrandfather, Arthur Kuhlman of Alton, Illinois; three sisters, Jaclyn Roberts of Oxford, England, Jessica Roberts and Corinne Roberts both of East Allen Township; niece and newphew; aunts, Dianna Walden of East Allen Township, Pamela Panko of Slatington, Carol Matula of Coaldale, and Elizabeth Billig of Cherryville; uncles, Glenn Walden of Sterling, VA, Denton Roberts of Norfolk, VA, and Gaylen Roberts of St. Joseph, MO; many cousins. Services will be held on Friday, March 22, at 12:00 p.m. in the Lehigh Valley Grace Brethren Church, 580 Bridle Path Road, (Hanover Township) Bethlehem, PA 18017. A closed casket viewing for friends and relatives will be held on Thursday evening from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. and Friday morning from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the church. Interment will be private. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the George G. Bensing Funeral Home, Inc., Moorestown – Bath. Contributions: may be made in memory of Justin to American Cancer Society, 3893 Adler Place, Suite 170, Bethlehem, PA 18017.
Helen M. Romano
Helen M. Romano, 76, of Lehigh Township died Monday, March 11, 2013 at Fellowship Community in Whitehall. She was the wife of the late Frank D. Romano, who died April 25, 1992. Helen had a 25-year career in the textile community, starting in 1954 as a button sewer for the former DeeVille Blouse Co., Danielsville, and working her way to bookkeeper. She went on to become an influential member of the textile community as owner of Winmar Fashions, Danielsville; Robby Sue Sportswear, Slatington; Jim Thorpe Casuals; Brunswick Apparel; Annville Apparel; and Jonestown Apparel. Her final step in the fashion world was creating Lorali Fashions in New York City. After a successful career in the fashion industry, she and her husband Frank opened Romano’s Riverside Inn, Northampton, in 1979 and continued serving the public until their retirement in 1989. Born in Lehigh Township, she was a daughter of the late Alex and Anna (Konkolics) Zelinski. She was a member of Hope Lutheran Church, Cherryville. Surviving are two daughters, Karen A. Young of Northampton and Sheila A. (Romano) Silfies of Danielsville; a step-daughter, Susan L. Randolph, of Reisterstown, Md.; two sisters, Margaret
www.HomeNewsPA.com Schell, of Bird in Hand, Pa., and Elizabeth Wissinger of Garden City Park, N.Y.; a brother, Lawrence Zelinski, of Roseto; fiancé and companion, E. Thomas Raber, of Northampton; four grandchildren, David Young of Bethlehem, Jennifer Andrews of Walnutport, Iris Helene Kish of Philadelphia, and Ethan F. Silfies of Danielsville; a stepgrandson, Gregory Randolph, of Medford, Ore.; and two great-granddaughters, Victoria and Rebecca. Services were held Monday morning in the Schisler Funeral Home, Northampton, with The Rev. Jami Possinger officiating. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family. Contributions may be made to The Peaceable Kingdom, c/o the funeral home at 2119 Washington Ave., Northampton, PA 18067.
Jane E. Schmalzer
June 5, 1938 – March 18, 2013 Jane E. Schmalzer, 74, of East Allen Township, died on March 18, 2013 at the Muhlenberg Campus of Lehigh Valley Hospital. She was the wife of Carmie U. Schmalzer with whom she shared 53 years of marriage last November 19th. Jane was a graduate of Northampton High School class of 1956. She was employed by Mary Fashion, Bath for 29 years before retiring as a supervisor in 2003. Previously, she served as a practical nurse at Gracedale. Jane was a member of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union and served as a union steward. Jane was a lifemember of the Northampton Raccoon Club, and a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bath. Born in Northampton on June 5, 1938, she was a daughter of the late Clifford and Grace (Smith) Wuchter. In addition to her husband, Carmie, she is survived by her children; daughters, Ann Bayout of Yorktown, VA and Susan Heffelfinger of Seemsville; sons, Alan Schmalzer of Danielsville and Andy Schmalzer of Whitehall; eleven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; brothers, George Wuchter of Kreidersville and Galen Wuchter of Moore Township; sisters, Barbara Creamens of Colorado Springs, CO, Susan Continued on page 13
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Wuchter and Judy Wuchter both of Bethlehem. She was preceded in death by a brother, Franklin Werner. Services will be private, at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours. Arrangements have been entrusted to the George G. Bensing Funeral Home, Inc., Moorestown – Bath.
Matthias G. Schweitzer
Aug. 25, 1918 – March 17, 2013 Matthias G. “Matt” Schweitzer, 94, of Moore Township died on Sunday, March 17 in Lehigh Valley HospitalMuhlenberg, Bethlehem. He was the husband of Anna M. “Hans” (Dlugos) Schweitzer. A 1938 graduate of Liberty High School in Bethlehem, he was employed by the former Taylor-Wharton Co. of Easton as a wood pattern maker for 30 years. Prior to retiring, he was self-employed as a wood pattern maker for 20 years. Born August 25, 1918 in Elizabeth, N.J., he was a son of the late Anton, Sr. and Barbara (Reider) Schweitzer. Matt served as a volunteer for Meals on Wheels of Northampton County. He was a member of the Moore Township Lions Club and the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Bath. In addition to his wife, he is survived by many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Anton Schweitzer, Jr. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated this (Thursday) morning in the Sacred Heart Church, following calling hours at the George G. Bensing Funeral Home, Moorestown. Interment was in the parish cemetery in Bath. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 210 E. Northampton St., Bath, PA 18014.
Isabelle B. Shook
July 18, 1921 – March 15, 2013 Isabelle B. Shook, 91, formerly of Bushkill To w n s h i p , died Friday, March 15 in the VNA Hospice House of St. Luke’s, in Lower Saucon Township. She was the wife of the late Earl F. Shook, who died in 1986. She worked in the garment industry at various blouse mills in the Slate Belt area before retiring from the for-
mer Nazareth Waist Mill as a presser. Born July 18, 1921 in Moore Township, she was a daughter of the late Victor J. and Beulah (Beers) Andrews. She was an active member of the Clearfield Bible Holiness Church (formerly the Clearfield Interdenominational Church), where she served as custodian and treasurer as well as Sunday school teacher of youth and adult classes for many years. On January 15, 2000, in appreciation of Isabelle’s faithful service to the church, she was recognized for 50 years of outstanding and dedicated service as custodian and treasurer. Surviving are a son, Daniel P. Shook, with whom she resided; a grandson, J. T. Shook, of Wilson Borough; nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Melva Laudenbach, in 2011. Funeral services were held on Wednesday morning in Clearfield Bible Holiness Church, Bushkill Township. Interment followed in Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery, Bushkill Township. Arrangements were by the George G. Bensing Funeral Home, Moorestown. Memorial contributions may be made to Clearfield Bible Holiness Church, 1502 Bushkill Center Rd., Wind Gap, PA 18091.
Hermina R. Weigl
Hermina Rose Weigl, 88, formerly of Northampton, died on Thursday, March 14, 2013 in Gracedale. She was the wife of the late Edward S. Weigl. Raised in Nazareth, the oldest of six children, she worked at the Bethlehem Steel during World War II. She worked as a merrow machine operator at various garment mills and retired from Tama Mfg. With 21 years of service. Born in Coplay, “Minnie” was a daughter of the late Julius and Hermina (Yost) Kroboth. She was a member of Queenship of Mary Catholic Church; the Liederkranz in Northampton, and Coplay Saengerbund. Preceding her in death were two brothers, Julius and Alfred. Surviving are daughters, Pat Burns of Northampton and Rose Roberts of Bath; five grandchildren; five greatgrandchildren; sisters Mary Drovich and Julia Morykan; and brother Joseph Kroboth. Services were held on Tuesday morning in the Reichel Funeral Home, Northampton, followed by burial in Our Lady of Hungary parish cem-
etery. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Assoc., Delaware Valley Chapter, 399 Market St., Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106, and Heartland Hospice, 881 Marcon Blvd., Allentown, PA 18109.
Sands Bethlehem to Switch off lights For Earth Hour
On Saturday, March 23 at 8:30 p.m., Sands Bethlehem, along with Las Vegas Sands’ resorts in Las Vegas, Singapore and Macao, is joining the world by turning off all non-essential exterior lights for one hour—Earth Hour. It’s part of the largest public message for environmental change ever. Earth Hour began in Sydney, Australia in 2007 when more than two million people turned off their lights for one hour to take a stand for environmental protection. It has since become a worldwide phenomenon. In 2012, more than 7,000 cities and towns across 152 countries and territories participated in Earth Hour, and the support did not stop there. The Earth Hour website saw 4.6 million hits during the week of Earth Hour, with more than 200,000 people personally pledging to take a direct action beyond just the hour. “Here at Sands Bethlehem, it’s not just about that one hour on that one day,” said Sands Bethlehem President, Robert DeSalvio. “It’s about making a commitment to ongoing change that reduces our impact on the environment in the long run.” The Sands Bethlehem property is built on the largest brownfield site in the country. The area was remediated in accordance with the site-specific environmental standards. During demolition, more than 22,500 tons of steel was sent to local recyclers. The environmentally responsible practices extend to the day-to-day operations of the property as part of the resort’s sustainability program called Sands ECO360. Energy efficient lighting is installed throughout the property and efficient water fixtures are in every room. The resort has a robust recycling program in place to recycle common products like paper and plastic, but also
more unique items like hotel room soap, shampoos and conditioners, wood, and plant material. To keep the momentum going, Sands Bethlehem sets aggressive targets every year to save energy, waste, and water. “By participating in the Earth Hour this year, we are hoping to raise awareness about protecting our natural environment,” said Megan Verholy, co-chair of the Sands Bethlehem sustainability program, “We are excited to challenge our Team Members to join us in this event by turning off all non-essential lights for an hour as well.”
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The Fair Housing Act prohibits housing discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, and disability. It is illegal to deny housing to families with children under 18 years of age unless the housing qualifies as "housing for older persons."
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1979 FORD LTD V8 – 302 Engine 2-door. Green w/ Landau roof. Green interior. Automatic. $1,000 Negotiable. Call 610262-0904 after 5 PM. (3/7 & 3/28) Brand new wedding dress Alfred Angelo style 1678 size 20. White with crystal accents. Sash color is blue. Has not been altered or worn - With tags. Priced: $749, asking $450 OBO. Call 610-401-3057, for photos email: firstname.lastname@example.org (TN) German Shepherd puppies for sale Pure bread black and tan. First shots and Dr visit included. Great protection for your home and family pet. $500.00 Call Jay 732-672-9879. (3/14,21) In Home Delivery Weekly to your mailbox. $23 for 52 issues of The Home News. Call today: 610-9230382 or subscribe online at www.homenewspa.com (3/21) POTATOES For Sale Twin Maple Farm, 1 mile South Bath School Rd. Open Daily. 610-837-0175. (TN) POTATOES- PADULA FARMS 1/2 Mile West of Bath on Route 248 (TN)
FOR RENT Bath, 2 bedroom apartment Water, sewage & garbage included. no pets. $600/ mo., plus 1 mo. security deposit call 610759-0288. (3/21) OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT Business Space available along busy Route 248 in Berlinsville. Will remodel to suit tenant. Reasonable Rent. All utilities included. (610) 767-3531 (TN) Party Tents, Tables & Chairs for rent We deliver and set up all our tents 610 776-6225 www.partytentsforrentbymarty.com (8/29) RENT IT FAST! With Home News Classifieds for as little as $10/week. Call 610-923-0382 or place your ad online at www.homenewspa. com (3/21)
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HELP WANTED Part Time Office Person The First Regional Compost Authority, located at 6701 Weaversville Road, Northampton, Pa. is looking for an office person who is knowledgeable with Quick Books, Microsoft Office, and payroll. This is a part-time position, 15-20 hours per week with some customer contact. Please call 610-262-1000, or send resume to above address. (3/21) Part Time Yard Worker/ Truck Driver The First Regional Compost Authority, located at 6701 Weaversville Road, Northampton, Pa. is looking for a qualified Class B licensed truck driver. Position is part-time and includes pickup and delivery of containers utilizing a J-Hook equipped truck. Also includes working in the compost facility with loader and various equipment. Please call 610-2621000, or send resume to above address. (3/21) Enterprising, Full Line Site Work Contractor Now accepting applications from energetic self-starter/ motivated individuals. Apply to Livengood Excavators, Inc for the following positions: Equipment operators, truck driver, paver operator, screed operator, laborers, paving foreman, complete pipe crew personnel. 610-7670337 (3/21,28) Garden Center / Yardperson Laborer Must be able to operate equipment forklift, skid loader, tractor. Have valid Pa drivers license or Valid class A or B CDL license. Able to lift 80lbs. +, & general knowledge of trees & shrubs helpful, perform everyday garden center duties. Glenmar Nursery & Garden Center 746 Copella Road, Bath, PA 18014 Phone 610-759-2556 (3/21) Internships Available IDP Newspaper Division (Walnutport) has the following internships available: Newseditorial/Photography, Advertising/Marketing/Circulation. Positions available: reporter, photographer, advertising, marketing, and graphic design. Requirements: Journalism major or related focus. Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and have the ability to meet deadlines. Email resume to email@example.com .(5/30) Spring/summer part time work/ flexible hrs. Prep numerous gardens, weed control and new plantings. Must be enrgetic, reliable and creative. Call LV Fence Co (610 8377007) or stop in. 6587 Jacksonville Rd, Bath (3/21,28)
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PAUL S. EVANS BUILDING CONTRACTOR, LLC Additions Remodeling Chimney Repairs Ceramic Tile. PA006229. 610-262-6646. TN R. C. SILFIES ROOFING CONTRACTOR All types of roofing. Free Estimates. Fully Insured. Randy C. Silfies owner. PA#036835 610-837-8225 TN NAZARETH PLATE GLASS CO., INC. 27 Mauch Chunk Street Nazareth, Pa. HARVEY VINYL REPLACEMENT WINDOWS SOLAR ROOMS Storm Windows & Screens Repaired Insulated Glass, Plexiglass, Mirrors, Repairs made at your home. Free Estimates. Call Mike Matula 610-759-3682 Closed Saturdays. 24 hour emergency service, commercial customers (TN) HOUSE PLANS Custom Drafting and Blueprinting - I will design your new dream home or home addition to suit your property, lifestyle, budget and you. Full time, quick service since 1980. Free estimates. Call Ron Eberts, Residential Designer: 610-6814613. TN
SERVICES Alterations Unlimited Meeting your entire family’s sewing needs. Alterations and repairs - no job too small! Call Michele for appointment 610837-9499. (3/28) HEISLER’S BATTERY OUTLET Chainsaws sharpened and new chains by the foot. All types of batteries, factory seconds and first line. Call: 610-2628703 (TN)
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WANTED Cleaning out your closets? Moving? Just have too much stuff? Donate your gently used clothing, housewares, books, appliances and more to The Friendship Tree Thrift & Consignment, 107 N. Chestnut St., Bath. A % of our sales are donated to Christ UCC Church in Bath. Mon., Wed. & Thurs. 11 am –6pm, Fri. & Sat. 10am6pm, Sun. 11-5pm or by appt. 610-216-6705. (TN) PINBALL MACHINES OLDER GUM BALL & CANDY MACHINES, PENNY ARCADE & ANY OLDER COIN OPERATED MACHINES CASH PAID CALL DARYL 610-7679135 (TN)
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ADOPTIONS Loving couple wishes to adopt Will provide a wonderful life filled with love, devotion and opportunities. Please call Virginia at 1-877-300-1281. (3/21)
NOTICE GREEN MOUNTAIN CEMETERY Anyone wishing to keep their Christmas Decorations on their plots, kindly remove them before March 16th, 2013. The caretaker of Green Mountain Cemetery will remove all decorations, flowers, plants etc. by March 23rd, 2013. (3/14)
PUblic notice-Legal ESTATE NOTICE Jennie A. Keglovitz Estate of JENNIE A KEGLOVITZ, late of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh, Pennsylvania. Letters Testamentary have been granted to the undersigned, who requests 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 payable without delay to: Judith A. Snoke Marjorie A. Snoke 4128 Beil Circle Allentown, PA 18109 Or to their Attorney John L. Obrecht, Esquire 1731 Main Street Northampton, PA 180671544 (3/21-4/4) ESTATE NOTICE Louise G. Shute The Estate of Louise G. Shute, deceased, of the Borough of Bath, County of Northampton, PA. Notice is hereby given that Letters Testamentary for the above Estate were granted to Kathryn A. Reed, Executrix, and Marjorie F. Shelly, Executrix, on March 5, 2013. All persons indebted to the Estate are required to make immediate payment, and those having claim or demand are to present the same without delay to Kathryn A. Reed and Marjorie F. Shelly, in care of GREGORY R. REED, Attorney-at-Law, 141 South Broad Street, P.O. Box 299, Nazareth, PA 18064-0299. (3/21-4/4) BOROUGH OF NORTHAMPTON EXECUTIVE MEETING Notice is hereby given that Northampton Borough Council will meet in an executive session on Thursday, March 21, 2013, at 6:45 P.M. in Council Chambers. The purpose of this executive session is to discuss pending legal matters. Gene Zarayko Borough Manager (3/21)
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www.HomeNewsPA.com NOTICE OF CERTIFICATE OF ORGANIZATION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Certificate of Organization for a Domestic Limited Liability Company has been filed with the Department of State of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, for the purpose of obtaining a Certificate of Organization of a proposed domestic limited liability company to be organized under the provisions of the Pennsylvania Limited Liability Company Law of 1994, 15 Pa.C.S. § 8901, et seq., and any successor statute, as amended from time to time. The name of the limited liability company is: Hard Rock Drilling & Utility Services, LLC. Alfred S. Pierce, Esquire PIERCE & DALLY, LLC 124 Belvidere Street Nazareth, PA 18064 (3/21) BOROUGH OF NORTHAMPTON AND NORTHAMPTON BOROUGH MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY Notice To Bidders Sealed bids will be received by the Borough of Northampton and the Northampton Borough Municipal Authority at the office of the undersigned, in the Municipal Building, 1401 Laubach Avenue, Northampton, Pennsylvania, until 7:30 P.M., prevailing time, on Thursday, April 4, 2013, for the furnishing of asphalt and stone materials for a period of one (1) year from the date of the bid award. Detailed Specifications, Information to Bidders, and Official Bid Forms for the abovementioned items, to be used by all bidders, are available at the office of the undersigned on or after March 20, 2013. All proposals shall be submitted in a sealed envelope on the forms provided, clearly marked with the name of the bidder an identifying the item(s) for which the bid(s) is being submitted. Bids will be publicly opened and read at the Northampton Borough Council Meeting at 7:30 P.M., prevailing time, on Thursday, April 4, 2013, and the awards made at a subsequent meeting of the Borough Council of the Borough of Northampton and the Northampton Borough Municipal Authority. The Municipality and the Authority reserve the right to increase or decrease the quantities specified and to reject any or all bids, and to consider its own experience as well as the experience of others as a factor in determining bid awards, and to make the awards in the best interest of the Borough and the Borough Authority. Bid proposals are to remain for a period of one (1) year after award of bid. Escalation clauses are acceptable. Bidders are required to provide, as bid guarantee, a certified check or bid bond in the amount of ten (10) percent of the proposal made payable to the Borough of Northampton. Gene Zarayko Borough Manager-Secretary 1401 Laubach Avenue, P.O. Box 70 Northampton, PA 18067 610-262-257 (3/12-3/28)
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Continued from page 14 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, April 3, 2013 at 7:00 P.M. The meeting will be held at the Moore Township Municipal Building, 2491 Community Drive, Bath PA, 18014. Specific items on the agenda include: 13-HZB-644 Continued hearing from March 6, 2013 Emmanuel’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. 13-ZHB-645 The applicant(s), Jason Kocher, applicant(s) of the property located at 541 E. Dannersville Rd. Bath, Moore Twp. Pa 18014 request the following relief: a variance to replace an existing mobile home with a single family dwelling that will not meet setback requirements. The section(s) of the ordinance cited for this application are as follows: 200-18G Rural Residential Zoning District minimum yard requirements (setbacks), 200-31 Establishment of Future Right of Way Widths, as well as any other section in which relief may be needed upon review by the Board. The property, County PIN# J5-3-5A contains approximately .37 acres (16,500 sq ft.) and is zoned, Rural Residential (RR). Jason L. Harhart Zoning Officer Moore Township (3/21-3/28)
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Shad Fishermen Youth fishing Day June 15
The Delaware River Shad Fishermen’s Association will present the 7th annual Youth Fishing Education Day on Saturday, June 15. This event is free for youth between the ages of 8 -15 and is open to the public. Blue Mountain Fish and Game Association in Danielsville will be hosting this event again this year. This is a full day program from 7 am – 5:30 pm. Students will enjoy 10 different learning stations while learning about how to preserve and protect the great outdoors. Breakfast and lunch are provided as well. A total of 100 students will be accepted for registration and pre-registration is a must. For further details or to register for this program, please contact David Carl at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at 570-3254336.
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Lehigh Valley Chamber members and guests from throughout the valley gathered for Irish Pub Night at the Nazareth Diner. Pete, the owner of the diner, welcomed guests with green beverages, green lettuce wraps, and corned beef and cabbage sandwiches. This Irish feast was just the beginning of an evening of networking and fun. Celebrity guests in-
cluded the president of the Nazareth Business Council, Paul Luongo, candidate for Northampton County Judge Jennifer Riddle Sletvold, Rocky & Julia Urich, owners of Firerock Productions; vice president of NBC, Megan van Ravenswaay; Lynn Klein, owner of Mycalyn Florals, Monica McCandless of Meals on Wheels; Sandee Kennedy, Merchants Bank
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of Bangor, and Nancy and Roy Kapanka from Homestead Kennels & Cattery. Watch for the grand opening of The Nazareth Diner’s new outdoor patio starting in the spring. NBC's next event is the Business-to-Business Referral Tour on April 8th. Businesses in downtown Nazareth will gather at the NBC offices and proceed to
Northampton County Council will see nine Democrats and seven Republicans seeking five at-large seats. The only incumbent running is Peg Ferraro. In the Executive race, three Democrats and one Republican want to succeed John Stoffa.
Nazareth Egg Hunt
Nazareth Borough will hold the annual Easter egg hunt this Sunday, March 24 from 2 - 4:00 p.m. at the Nazareth Borough Park.
as kitchens and entertainment spaces, received a 94.5 percent rating as somewhat or very popular. Ninety-seven percent of respondents rated fire pits and fireplaces as somewhat or very in demand, followed by grills, seating and dining areas, and lighting. Decorative water elements— including waterfalls, ornamental pools and splash pools—were predicted to be in demand for home landscapes. Spas and pools are also popular. Terraces, patios and decks are also high on people’s lists. Americans prefer practical yet striking design elements for their gardens including lowmaintenance landscapes and native plants. In addition, more people are opting for food and vegetable gardens, including orchards and vineyards. Good To Know If you’re thinking of joining them, a few food-growing facts and hints may help: •Food gardens can be easy, rewarding and sustainable. For starters, you can use fallen leaves in autumn and grass clippings in spring and summer as mulch and weed suppressant. •Perennial plants can be low maintenance—they come back every year without replanting. Some great examples include asparagus, blueberries, blackberries and rhubarb. •Herbs can make for an especially sustainable food garden, as many prefer hot and dry areas of your yard, with chives, sage and tarragon returning every year. Learn More Additional information on the survey and on residential landscape architecture in general can be found at www.asla.org/residentialinfo and (888) 999-2752.
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What does it mean when a halo is seen around the sun or moon? There’s a good chance this indicates the approaching of a warm front. Halos are formed when the sun or moon shines through ice clouds. Ice clouds are high up and these angel hair or wispy clouds are what produce the halo effect. Warm fronts
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