70th Year, Issue No. 18 USPS 248-700
MAY 5-11, 2011 A General Circulation Newspaper Serving The Community Since 1942
SERVING BATH, CHAPMAN, NORTHAMPTON, NAZARETH BOROS; ALLEN, E. ALLEN, MOORE, LEHIGH, BUSHKILL, LOWER NAZARETH & UPPER NAZARETH TWPS.
Bath Boro Council okays Two updated ordinances
By BILL HALBFOERSTER The Home News
Adam Edwards (red shirt) starts and finishes in first. -Photo by Thomas Reed.
Great weather enjoyed By runners and walkers By BILL HALBFOERSTER and ALICE WANAMAKER The Home News
Forty-nine runners and walkers sprinted out of Keystone Park right on time Saturday morning as the first annual Revitalization 5K Run was sponsored by the Bath Borough Business & Community Partnership. It was a cool and breezy but clear day, ideal for running or walking the streets of Bath. Winning the run was Adam Edwards in a time of 17:20. He was followed by Rich Ryan, who finished at 17:31. The runners gathered in a pack at Keystone Park and at the final countdown were off and running up the Mulberry Street hill. They continued down into the borough, going along Chestnut, Walnut, Northampton and Allen Streets, and returning to the start / finish line at Keystone Park – a total of three miles. All along the route they were well protected by both fire police and officers of the Colonial Regional Police Department. Bath Firefighters and Bethlehem EMS ambulances were on standby in case anyone needed help. At the conclusion of the race the runners and walkers went to the Keystone Park pavilion where they had plenty of water and foods, energy builders, that were donated by PC Beverage, Giant Food Stores, Weis Makets, Fresh Market and Texas Roadhouse. The organizers would like to thank everyone who came
out on Saturday to participate, the cheerleaders who lined the streets of Bath, the many sponsors who helped make the day a success and the volunteers who assisted and donated their time. The committee is looking to make the 5K in the borough an annual event. The BBCP is looking forward to the third season of the Bath Farmers Market on May 20 from 3 -7 p.m. and every Friday throughout the summer until September 23. You can find more information about the organization online through the borough’s website or find them on Facebook! Winners’ List
Male Overall - Adam Edwards, 17:20.71 Male, 15 & Under - Ben Christy, 47:08.91 Male, 16-25 - Rich Ryan, 17:31.38 Male, 26-35 - Ramon Laboy, 17:32.49 Male, 36-45 - Adam Edwards, 17:20.71 Male, 46-55 - Lee Miller, 19:27.11 Male, 56+ - Steve Foster, 19:29.08 Female Overall - Marie Siebler, 22:26.07 Female 15 & Under - Annalice Christy, 32:35.88 Female, 16-25 - Jessica Zangle, 25:56.60 Female, 26-35 - Page Bain, 28:57.01 Female, 36-45 - Bonnie Sofarelli, 24:07.72 Female, 46-55 - Marie Siebler, 22:26.07 Female, 56+ - Barbara Dawson, 25:47.80
After brief public hearings, with no comment from the audience, Bath Borough Council on Monday approved two ordinances, which are updates of the previous ordinances. The first was the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance (SALDO). Solicitor Blake Marles said that the borough codified its ordinances in 1995, and this new pact re-adopts the ordinance. Changes in the zoning ordinance were also approved in a re-adoption of that law. Changes had previously been made in 2002 and the official zoning mp had been revised in 2009. Other Matters The meeting was one of the shortest ever, and continued only in executive session in a personnel item. • Borough Manager Richard Klotz reported that street potholes are being cold patched.
• Councilwoman Carol Bear-Heckman reported that the Steckel House has been photographed by Early American Life magazine and an article will be published in August. • Klotz said contracts and inspection will be going forward for Monocacy Park Streetscape II. He is not seeking two additional grants, but is asking consideration of the $42,000 Northampton County grant. • J. P. Mascaro & Sons will have a new brochure on hauling and recycling for the residents. • Real estate taxes are coming in very well, topping over $100,000. Klotz said they are the most stable of all taxes. What was not collected from 2009 will go to the Tax Claims Bureau. Liens are filed against those properties. • Mayor Donald Wunderler reported a busy few weeks, including participating in the opening of the Bath Area Fish Committee contest for chil-
dren; Clean-Up Day, and getting set for the 275th anniversary pig roast. • Klotz questioned about the Siegfried Cemetery off W. Main Street, which was bought back in 1979 by the late Ruth Knecht. It has been maintained by the borough. He will seek more information from Mrs. Marjorie Rehrig. • Fire and ambulance reports for March and April were provided by Fire Chief Ed Demchak. For March, it showed 6 fire calls in Bath and 4 in East Allen, requiring 30 man-hours; EMS calls, 12 hours; school, 82.5; administration, 240; equipment repair, 20; meetings, 34; work detail, 10, for a total of 536.5 man-hours. In April there were 6 fire calls in Bath, 25 man-hours; EMS call, 3; drills, 34; school, 85.5; equipment repair, 15; meetings, 35; work detail, 56.5; fire police, 15, 15, for a total of 560 man-hours. It was noted that Bethlehem Township is being used for mutual aid.
Nazareth Council hears What CRPD has to offer
By BILL HALBFOERSTER The Home News
At the invitation of Mayor Fred Daugherty, Nazareth Borough Council and a number of residents in the audience heard from Colonial Regional Police Chief Roy Seiple on Thursday night what CRPD has to offer – if they are interested in a merger. Also in the audience were members of the CRPD Commission, Glenn Walbert, Eric Nagle, and a past member, Robert Kucsan, as well as fellow CRPD officers. Through a series of some 50 power point slides, Seiple said that the regional department, founded in 1995 with three member municipalities, offers both efficient and effective police service. The department started with eight officers and now has 24. Should Nazareth later decide to consolidate its department with Colonial Regional, Seiple said there would be additional officers to handle the extra workload. In the past year, CRPD had 9,300 recordable incidents in which it’s officers responded in Bath Borough, Lower Nazareth and Hanover Townships, and under contract
with Chapman Borough. The $3-million budget is shared by all three municipalities on a pro rata basis according to
size. The officers work 12-hour shifts, with four and five ofContinued on page 10
Kate Haftel holds a Pa. House resolution celebrating her 100th birthday. (Story on page 4). – Home News photo
2 0 1 0 L e B E A M C o m m u n i t y S p i r i t Aw a rd R e c i p i e n t
2 THE HOME NEWS May 5-11, 2011
Post Office Box 39, Bath, PA 18014 Phone: 610-923-0382 • fax: 610-923-0383 e-mail: Askus@HomeNewsPA.com Paul & Lisa Prass - Publishers William J. Halbfoerster, Jr. - Editor Alice Wanamaker - Associate Publisher Candi Moyer - Account Executive Tammy De Long - Operations Manager Marcie Kent, Elaine Leer, Alyse Moyer, Tony Pisco, Melissa Rose, Quynh Vo - Graphic Designers Yvette Jabbour, Carolyn Whyley - Graphic Interns Wes Loch - Delivery Driver The Home News ISSN 1944-7272 (USPS 248-700) is published every Thursday of the year except on holidays at a subscription local rate of $18.00; 40-cents per copy on newsstands. Periodicals postage paid in Bath, PA 18014. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: THE HOME NEWS, P.O. BOX 39, BATH, PA 18014
The Home News does not assume responsibility for any advertisements beyond the cost of the ad itself. We cannot be responsible for typographical errors. We reserve the right to reject any article or advertisement thought to be offensive or not contributing to the needs of the communities we serve. All opinions expressed by columnists, reporters and feature writers, including letters to the editor, are not necessarily those of this publication, but of the individuals themselves. News items and ads should be submitted no later than noon Monday on the week of publication, or on dates noted ahead of time due to holidays. Office HOurs: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., 4685 Lehigh Drive (Rte 248), Walnutport, PA 18088 Other hours by appointment only
-a general circulation newspaper since 1942 In partnership with:
2010 LeBEAM Community Spirit Award Recipient
The Walmart Case The case brought against the giant chain Walmart worries many on both sides of the issue. Few if any excuse a lower pay rate for females doing the same work as males. The Supreme Court will decide the issue once and for all and no case involving a million and a half current and former employees has become the focus of so many Americans. Lower courts have thus far sided with females seeking compensation for what they see as part sexual discrimination. If the high court rules in their favor, the cost to Walmart will be staggering, over a billion dollars. Is there another side to this case? Some believe the federal courts do not have the authority to tell private employers how much they pay their employees. If they pay men more than women for the same job, that is discrimination, it’s admitted. But it’s also argued the private enterprise right of an employer includes the right to decide on pay scales, none of thegovernment’s business. The current Supreme Court is considered by most traditional and slightly conservative but it also includes two women. Thus the decision, later this year, will establish pay scale rights of employers, a history-making decision.
Opinion Bush, Obama, and Osama: America’s Hour of Choosing By Paul G. Kengor “In Bin Laden Announcement, Echoes of 2007 Obama Speech,” declared the headline in The New York Times. It’s difficult to find a newspaper that has demonstrated a worst pro-Obama and anti-Bush bias than The New York Times, especially when dealing with the War on Terror. And so, I expected a headline like this in the Times. When I searched Google this morning, looking for a text of President Obama’s statement on the death of Osama bin Laden, the Times headline was the first thing that popped up. That’s too bad. A better banner would have been, “In Bin Laden Announcement, Echoes of 2001 Bush Speech.” That’s what I immediately thought when I heard the stunning statement by President Obama announcing the killing of Osama bin Laden. To wit, President Obama stated: Tonight, I can report to the American people and to the world that the United States has conducted an operation that killed Osama bin Laden…. The American people did not choose this fight. It came to our shores, and started with the senseless slaughter of our citizens…. Yet as a country, we will never tolerate our security being threatened, nor stand idly by when our people have been killed. We will be relentless in defense of our citizens and our friends and allies. We will be true to the values that make us who we are. And on nights like this one, we can say to those families who have lost loved ones to Al-Qaeda’s terror: Justice has been done…. Let us remember that we can do these things not just because of wealth or power, but because of who we are: one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. Thank you. May God bless you. And may God bless the United States of America. For President Obama, it was a refreshing and surprising expression of American exceptionalism. More than that, President Obama’s words read like a punctuation, an exclamation point, on what President George W. Bush had said on September 14, 2001, during an unforgettable 9/11 memorial service at the majestic National Cathedral. Bush himself had organized the service. He picked the music, selected speakers, and carefully chose the words he delivered that afternoon. Bush had declared the day a National Day of Prayer and Remembrance. In preparing for his speech, he literally prayed that he could rise to the
occasion and deliver his talk meaningfully in keeping with the somberness of the occasion. “I prayed a lot before the speech,” he later told reporter Bill Sammon, “because I felt like it was a moment where I needed, well, frankly, for the good Lord to shine through.” Everyone in elite Washington was there: Former presidents Jimmy Carter and Gerald Ford sat in the third pew, as did Al Gore. The Clinton family sat in the front pew. An ailing Billy Graham, in a poignant display, struggled to
address those gathered. President Bush approached the platform at 1:00 PM. He stated: We are here in the middle hour of our grief. So many have suffered so great a loss, and today we express our nation’s sorrow. We come before God to pray for the missing and the dead and for those who love them. On Tuesday our country was attacked with deliberate and massive cruelty. We have seen the images of fire and ashes and bent steel. Now come the Continued on page 3
News Sermonette The Rev. Lamar H. Handwerk
Pastor, St. Peter’s United Church of Christ Here is a light hearted presentation of what we all think about our moms, at different points in our lives. Don’t be too shocked moms and kid’s because we all have the same tendencies. 4 Years Of Age - My Mommy can do anything; 8 Years Of Age - My Mom knows a lot! A whole lot 12 Years Of Age -My Mother doesn’t really know quite everything. 14 Years Of Age -Naturally, Mother doesn’t know that, either 16 Years Of Age -Mother? She’s hopelessly old-fashioned 18 Years Of Age -That old woman? She’s way out of date 25 Years Of Age -Well, she might know a little bit about it 35 Years Of Age -Before we decide, let’s get Mom’s opinion 45 Years Of Age -Wonder what Mom would have thought about it 65 Years Of Age -Wish, I could talk it over with Mom The truth is we all learn to appreciate our moms and to acknowledge their vital influence in our lives. The Bible tells us that we are to honor our mothers and the Bible is also very clear in referencing the importance of motherhood and the many acts that mothers perform on a daily basis for their children and their families. These actions need to be acknowledged and honored by others so that mothers will be encouraged to press on in their God given roles.
the Fence GabGab OverOver the Fence by Pete G. Ossip by Pete G. Ossip
Here we are at the beginning of May already. Can you believe it?! Time marches on too fast, but I reckon there’s not much we can do about it, but go with the flow. Spring weather has been springish so far. Cool sometimes, rainy once in a while, and it’s even supposed to get up to 80 degrees on Tuesday. The spring flowers are liking it and the trees are turning greener and greener as the leaves pop out of their buds. . . .The big news across America and around the world no doubt was the that Osama bin Laden was killed by a team of Navy Seals on Sunday. So there were big demonstrations of people singing and yelling “U.S.A.!” as they were happy that public enemy number one has finally been found and eliminated after ten years of hiding. He caused thousands of deaths in New York, Washingron, D.C. and Pennsylvania. The fans at the Phillies game really got into the chant once they found out the news on their iPhones. . . . .I hear Carl “Spundy” Rehrig had an auto accident when somebody crashed into his car. There was damage, but luckily not a
scratch on Carl, which is great to hear. . . . The weather was great, too, on Saturday for the big race. They had almost 50 runners and walkers, I hear, and the first place runner came in at 17 minutes after going the three-mile route around town. Maybe they’ll get 100 runners next year, who knows. . . .Since it’s May I reckon the farmers market will be opening up soon down at Keystone Park. Always good to get some fresh fruits and veggies, right off the farm. . . . Gasoline prices are almost at the $4.00 mark. Glad I don’t live in Hawaii, even though it would be nice. Gas is $6.00 a gallon for regular on those islands. . . . Nice new sidewalks and a sturdy iron pole at the corner of Northampton & Walnut Streets. Now let a truck hit that! . . . . Church choirs are about to practice for the big Flag Day church service down at Christ UCC in town on Sunday, June 5th. That’s always a wonderful celebration. . . . Saw in last week’s paper that East Allen Township is getting ready for their yearly Summerfest. It’s earlier, I think, ‘cause last year they re-
ally suffered in the heat. . . . Happy birthday to the former Kate Michalgyk. She turned 100 last week. I hear the folks had a great party for her down at the Manor. . . . Dave Casey had a case of yawning on Monday. I hear he was down at the Phillies game on Sunday night that went 14 innings. He left when it was 12 innings, but still didn’t get home until after three in the morning. . . . He does the stats for dartball, and the teams are gonna have their banquet come next week down in Bethlehem. . . . . Think I’ll have a hamburger barbecue. You know what that is, Jimmy. . . . Have a great week, gang, and enjoy the spring.
THE HOME NEWS May 5-11, 2011 3 an hour, of our choosing. Note that last word, “choosing.” Indeed, here is where Continued from page 2 both President Bush and Presnames, the list of casualties we ident Obama—not to mention are only beginning to read…. America and history—found Just three days removed common ground: This war, from these events, Americans and that awful attack on Sepdo not yet have the distance of tember 11, 2001, crafted by the history. But our responsibility diabolical Osama bin Laden, to history is already clear: To had not been our choice. Both answer these attacks and rid Bush and Obama pledged that the world of evil. justice against Osama would War has been waged against come at a time of our choosing. us by stealth and deceit and That time arrived, at long murder. This nation is peace- last, on May 1, 2011. Justice, ful, but fierce when stirred to indeed, has been done, and on anger. This conflict was begun America’s terms, not Osama on the timing and terms of oth- bin Laden’s. ers. It will end in a way, and at
MOTHER’S DAY SPECIALS All Annuals Buy 10 Get 2 FREE
Bare-root Strawberry Plants
Blueberry & Raspberry Plants Rhubarb • Horseradish • Garlic
Don’t forget Mom! Hanging baskets make great gifts.
Cabbage • Cauliflower Broccoli • Brussels Sprouts Lettuce Varieties
PROPANE PUMPING STATION $2.00 off Refills with this coupon
548 Monocacy Drive, Bath 3.5 Miles North Along 987
Thanks, Moore Township! You have given me the opportunity to serve you! I will appreciate your continued support!
Six years ago, as a candidate for Supervisor of Moore Township the issues that I raised when I asked for your vote included: • Your right to expect your township government to spend your tax dollars wisely and effectively; • The preservation of the rural atmosphere of our township; • Dealing with issues and complaints when they occur, rather than during an election year; • The need for a Roadmaster who is courteous, prompt and available when working with our road problems. During the past six years, I have worked hard to live up to your trust in me. You have the right to know if I measured up to the promises that I made. You, the voters, are the judges. • Despite the economy and the serious impact on our revenue, I can report that we have the second lowest tax rate in Northampton County. I must also point out that I voted against the 1 mill tax increase that was passed in December. I am a fiscally conservative Democrat and I believe that tax increases should be enacted only in small amounts and as a last resort. • Considering our tax rate and the many services we provide, I believe we have done far more for much less. Moore Township provides many services, including a full time police force, recreational facilities, a farm preservation program, a successful and a free yard waste program. In addition, with over 100 miles of township roads to care for, we provide courteous, prompt and quality road maintenance. • During my six year term in office, I have helped to implement zoning changes which will preserve the rural character of our township. I have helped to create the Farm Preservation Board and the Environmental Advisory Council which have made farm preservation in our township a reality. • As Moore Township Supervisor, I have been an advocate for issues that concern you, including defeating plans by PPL to construct unsightly power lines and towers in our township. When two local congregations requested lighted signs for their churches, I supported their efforts. I have always supported the Moore Township Athletic Association for their many worthwhile endeavors.
Maynard S. Campbell, Jr. Democratic Candidate for Moore Township Supervisor Please, remember to vote on May 17, 2011 Paid for By the Friends Maynard S. Campbell
4 THE HOME NEWS May 5-11, 2011
‘Kate’ Haftel celebrates Her 100th birthday at party By BILL HALBFOERSTER The Home News
With sparkles in her eyes and smiles of enjoyment, Catherine “Kate” (Michalgyk) Haftel celebrated her 100th birthday on Wednesday, April 27. A party was held for her at Alexandria Manor in Bath, where she is now residing. The room was filled with relatives and friends who wished her well and enjoyed the afternoon celebrating with her. Congratulatory messages were received from President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle, and in a Pa. House of Representatives resolution signed by Rep. Marcia Hahn of the 138th District. They were read aloud by J. R. Peterson, who entertained for the party. Peterson brought back memories not only for Katie, but for most of the elderly
residents. He recalled the year 1911, the year Katie was born, noting historical events, and the births that year of Ronald Reagan, Mitch Miller, Roy Rogers, Lucille Ball, Ginger Rogers, Vaughn Monroe, and Gypsie Rose Lee. Also in 1911, the first aircraft carrier was launched, and a gallon of gas cost 3.2 cents; the Philadelphia Athletics beat the New York Giants in the World Series, and the first Indianapolis auto race was held, with the top speed 87 MPH. He sang songs from that year as well, like “You Great Big Beautiful Doll” and “Let Me Call You Sweetheart.” All of these things brought back memories for Katie, as she smiled at hearing of them. She also admitted doing the “Charleston”. Peterson continued to serenade her with songs of by-
LEHIGH TP. FIRE CO. n-Eat
– Open to the Public – FIRST FRIday OF each MONTh
Friday, May 6 – 4 to 8 p.m. Soup • 6-8 Entrees • 8-10 Sides • Salad Bar Desserts • Refreshments Adults - $11.00
Seniors - $10.00
Child - $6.00
Under 5 Free
WOMEN/SOCIAL gone days, putting on a lei and wearing sunglasses as he did an Elvis tune, “It’s Now Or Never – My Love Won’t Wait”, “I’m All Shook Up”, looked her in the eye and sang “I Can’t Help Falling in Love With You”. At that, he placed the lei around her neck. Katie kissed J. R. as he finished the song, “That’s Amore’ “. A cake shaped like a suitcase was brought to her and she blew out the candles. There were more than one and many less than 100, but she did it, and she was given the first piece of cake. As Peterson told her, “Happy birthday, sweetheart!” Katie got up to wave to everyone. She said, “Thanks, everybody. This is really something. God bless you all.” Her Family Catherine was born at 8 p.m. on the night of April 27, 1911 in East Allen Township, the daughter of John and Kysnia (Haluko) Michalgyk. She grew up on her parents’ farm in Moore Township. On June 6, 1936 she was married to Paul Haftel and they had four children, all of whom were at the party on Wednesday: son Warren and his wife Judy of Valley Cottage, N.Y.; daughter Hazel and husband Jim Long of Mechanicsburg, Pa.; daughter Pauline and husband Walter Keays of Front Royal, Va.; and son Larry of Yulee, Fla. She has 11 grandchildren: Chris, Tim, Matthew, Scott, Mark, Paul, Greg, Heather, Warren, Jesse, and Anna; and 10 great-grandchildren: Elizabeth, Stephanie, Joe, William, Gracie, Lauren, Thomas, Claire, Colin and Lincoln. “Kate”, as she likes to be called, worked as a broad goods and ribbon weaver in area mills in Bath, Northampton and Nazareth. She’s a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Catasauqua. A volunteer at the hospital thrift shop earlier, she also has enjoyed traveling, Bingo, auctions, flea markets, yard sales, crochet, and, of course, spending time with her family. Happy 100th birthday, Katie!
A large set of keys were found in the Bath Borough on May 2. If anyone would like to claim them please contact Colonial Regional Police Department at 610-8614820.
KATIE kissed J. R. as he finished singing a song made famous by Frank Sinatra. – Home News photos
CHILDREN Larry, Pauline, Hazel and Warren surround Katie for a photo just before the party began.
Baby Boy Gensey A son was born on April 25 in St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill, to Michael and Jennifer Gaetaniello Gensey of Bath. Baby Boy Appleman-Mann Kody I. Appleman and Pamela D. Mann of Bath became parents of a son on April 23 in St. Luke’s Hospital. Baby Boy MacDougall Michael and Chrissie MacDougall of Nazareth welcomed a son on April 23 in St. Luke’s Hospital.
Amy Pysher’s Child Care Center 885 Point Phillips Road • Bath, Pa.
Infant thru Kindergarten Care • Small
Groups to Enhance Learning Trained Staff • Child Centered Environment • 29 Years Experience • 1 Acre Playground • References Available • Hot Meals Served • Professional
Bath Drug 310 S. Walnut St., Rt. 512 Bath, PA
Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Sat 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Closed Sun. (Emergency Only) Free Delivery
Title XX Accepted Licensed by Dept. of Public Welfare Star 3 Center
Hours: 6 A.M.– 6 P.M.
Baby Boy DiNapoli A son was born on April 19 in St. Luke’s Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Dominick DiNapoli of Lehigh Township. Baby Boy Fry Nolan and Crystal Fry of Nazareth began parents of a daughter on April 5, at Lehigh Valley Hospital -Cedar Crest.
Sacred Heart Preschool
The Sacred Heart School Preschool is studying the letter “V” is week. Making a volcano and watching it erupt is part of the curriculum. With the nice weather, they were able to do the experiment outside. The class watches anxiously as Mrs. Melissa Duckworth, preschool teacher, adds baking soda to cause the chemical reaction. Registration continues for next year’s preschool. Call the school (610) 8376391 for details.
Permits for the Borough Wide yard sale will only be available for two more Thursday evenings at the Anniversary Store!! From 6pm to 8pm. Family and Friends "Rock & Bowl" at Hampton Lanes Sunday, June 5 2pm to 4pm ONLY 100 tickets available Proceeds benefit the Bath 275th Anniversary "Miss Bath" Pageant. For tickets call Camille Bartholomew 610-837-3944; Trudy Unangst, 610-837-7531 Tickets also available at the Bath 275th Anniversary Store.
Northampton youth details His experiences with epilepsy By Isaac Khallouf
I first began experiencing seizures when I was four years old. After being diagnosed with epilepsy, for years I was prescribed multiple types and dosages of medications, at one point taking as many as 45 pills a day. The medications seemed to help me somewhat, but I was still experiencing strong auras, the early stages of a seizure, multiple times a week. In these instances I would lose focus and the auras would disrupt whatever I was doing for several minutes. In addition to multiple seizures a week, I couldn’t play any of the sports I wanted to without my parents worrying from the sidelines. I constantly felt that my seizures and the dozens of pills I took daily prevented me from being a normal kid. Epilepsy is the third leading neurological disorder, affecting more than three million Americans[i]. The condition is characterized by a disturbance in the electrical activity of the brain,
known as a seizure. Seizures are defined as sudden attacks or convulsions caused by involuntary bursts of electrical activity in the brain, and may cause various noticeable symptoms – including uncontrolled body movements. My family and I were concerned about how many medications I was taking and started to explore options that might allow me to decrease some of my medications. I consulted with a brain surgeon, who studied my brain waves and discovered that my seizures originate in multiple parts of my brain, meaning that I was not a candidate for brain surgery. At that point, my neurologist based in Allentown, Dr. Boosara Ratanawongsa, began discussing other options with my family, including Vagus Nerve Stimulation Therapy (VNS Therapy). VNS Therapy is an FDA-approved device often referred to as the pacemaker for the brain. It consists of a small generator that is implanted under the skin in the left chest
Tim, Still Nifty At
Wife – JoAnne
General Repairs • Tune Ups • Oil Changes • Computer Diagnostics Brakes • Exhaust • Tire Repairs • Minor Body Work
We Repair Classics and repair Antiques! ClassiCs
We Also Inspect Campers and Trailers!
Monday and through Friday Monday Friday 8-6
THE HOME NEWS
ISAAC KHALLOUF and delivers mild electrical impulses to the brain via the vagus nerve in the neck. An added bonus to VNS Therapy is that it comes with a magnet that, when swiped over the device, can stop or decrease a seizure instantly. Along with the guidance of my family and neurologist, I made the decision to move forward with VNS Therapy as
a treatment option. I was implanted with VNS Therapy on June 14, 2010, the day before my 15th birthday, and the results have been extraordinary. After some initial adjustments in the first few months after being implanted, I have been able to reduce my auras from 15 a month to only one or two a month. When I feel a seizure coming on, I just swipe the magnet over my chest and I am able to make the aura disappear, and potentially avoid a full seizure, almost immediately. With my new-found seizure-control, I have been able to dramatically reduce the amount of medications I take, from 30 pills a day to seven. Although I’ve played on my high school football team for the past few years, now that I have VNS Therapy my parents can watch me play without worrying that I might have a seizure while on the field. My family and I are so thankful that VNS Therapy was presented as a treatment option. I’m happy I can do the things I enjoy,
May 5-11, 2011
like football team, and other normal activities, without my family worrying about me as much. VNS Therapy has let me stop taking so many medications, and has made living with epilepsy much easier. To learn more about VNS Therapy, visit: http:// us .cyberonics .com/en/ vns-therapy-for-epilepsy/ patients-and-families or contact Dr. Boo’s office: http://www.lvhn.org/lvhn/ Health_Care_Services/Physician_Practices/Childrens_ Medicine/Pediatric_Specialists_of_Lehigh_Valley
[i] Epilepsy Foundation of America. Epilepsy Fact Sheet. Accessed on November 19, 2007 from http:// www.epilepsyfoundation.org/ about/factsfigures.cfm.
Student accepted Justus Altmiller of Danielsville is attending Tinicum Art & Science School and has been selected by the National Society of High School Scholars as a member. The society recognizes top scholars and invites only those students who have achieved academic excellence.
6 THE HOME NEWS May 5-11, 2011
By Pete Fritchie
BASEBALL✷ ✷ ✷
Many longtime baseball fans would like to see the game speeded up a bit. One way to do this is to, somehow, lower the average time at the plate of the batters. Both hitters and pitchers now often add to the time of
a game by stepping off the mound or from the batter’s box, and sometimes this is part of a mental duel between pitcher and batter. Batters might be limited in the time they can waste by leaving the plate and pitchers could, possibly, be allowed only so much time between pitches. That, or other time-saving changes, could take fifteen or twenty minutes off the average time of a game, some now lasting over three hours. A bit much for many fans with limited time. This might add to ticket sales which are down this year.
Suburban’s St. Paul’s wins Fifth L.V. championship
St. Paul’s UCC of Northampton, 2010-11 winner in the Suburban Inter-Church Dart Baseball League, completed another successful season by downing East Hills Moravian of the Bethlehem City InterChurch League three games
to two on Monday in the Lehigh Valley Championship games. It was their fifth win in the series that has been held for 57 years. Game 1 – East Hills 4-3 In the first game, East Hills scored two runs in the 2nd
YOUTH FIELD DAY SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2011 RAIN OR SHINE Sponsored by
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY SPORTSMEN FOR YOUTH FOUNDATION ACTIVITIES
• • • • • • • •
• PA Game Commission • PA Fish & Boat Comm. • Northampton Cty. Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs • Wildlands Conservancy • PA Trappers Association • Delaware River Bass
Rifle Shooting BB Guns Trap Shooting Archery Muzzleloader Fishing Basics Water Rescue Trapping Basics
OPEN TO BOYS AND GIRLS – AGES 7-15 Held at Stockertown Rod & Gun Club, Inc. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
and one in the 5th to go ahead 3-0. St. Paul’s came back with two in the 7th and one in the 9th to tie it tr 3-3. But East Hills scored a run in the 10th to win 4-3. Game 2 – East Hills 8-4 Game two saw East Hills going out front with a run in the 2nd, two in the 3rd, one in the 4th and 5th to lead 5-0. St. Paul’s responded with two in the 5th and one in the 7th innings. East Hills scored again in the 7th on a home run by Harry Snyder. St. Paul’s made it close, 6-4, with a run in the 8th, but East Hills got two on a homer by Jim Van Billiard to win 8-4. Game 3 – St. Paul’s 3-2 St. Paul’s woke up in game three, scoring two in the 2nd inning and one in the 3rd. East Hills answered with a run in the 6th, but St. Paul’s got a run in the 9th to win 3-2. Game 4 – St. Paul’s 9-8 The fourth game was back and forth. East Hills four runs in the 1st; St. Paul’s three in the bottom of the 1st and three in the 2nd to go ahead 6-4. But East Hills tied it at 6-6 with two in the 4th and went ahead in the 5th, 7-6. St. Paul’s got a pair of runs in the 6th, East Hills came back with a run in the 7th to tie it at 8-8. The score stayed that way until the 134th inning when two doubles scored the winning run for St. Paul’s, 9-8. Game 5 – St. Paul’s 7-3 The final match saw East Hills get one run in the 1st; St. Paul’s two in the 2nd; East Hills a run in the 2nd and 3rd, to go up 3-2. But St. Paul’s scored four runs in the 4th and one in the 7th to win 7-3. Top Hitters The leading hitters for both teams were as follows: SUBURBAN – Jason Gross, 11 for 25; Dave Clark, 8 for 22; Rich Kern and Kevin Gross,
Outdoors :: By “Hobby”
Clay Target Shooting Program Offered for Young People With Bill Kelsey, an NSCA Level I instructor in sporting clays and skeet, the East Bath Rod & Gun Club is going to have a Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) for young people in grades 6 to 12, training them in the act of clay target shooting. Last week, the Northampton County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs awarded the program a $500 grant to be used for general expenses. The youths will participate in shooting at the Lehigh Valley Sporting Clay facility in Lehigh County. For one thing, SCTP teaches the safe and responsible handling and use of firearms. And for another, it’s a lot of fun! It introduces young shooters to a sport that can be enjoyed for a lifetime. I recall several years ago going through the course, and it was a challenging and fun activity, hitting targets that flew in all directions.
both 8 for 23; Brian Gross, 7 for 25; Paul Slimmon, 6 for 22; and Jennifer Erkinger, 5 for 22. The games saw the Gross family hit numerous “little outs”, a slot just below the double on the dart chart. CITY – Joe Hegedus III, 10 for 24; Joe Hegedus IV, 9 for 19; Jim VanBilliard, 9 for 23; Tom Walz, 7 for 22; Frank Pavlov, 7 for 23, and Greg Costa, 5 for 19. The annual Suburban League banquet will be in Bethlehem next Wednesday, May 11 at 6:30 p.m.
Open Bowling Saturday Night 6:30 P.M. - ? NEW: SUNDAY NIGHT OPEN BOWLING 6:00 p.m. - ?
Must Pre-Register – Limited to First 200 Youths Send name, address and phone number to:
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: MAY 25, 2011
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY SPORTSMEN FOR YOUTH FIELD DAY Youth Name ______________________________________ Youth Address ____________________________________ _________________________________________________ Day Phone ( ) ____________________________________ Guardian Must Accompany Child
Spring Gobbler Season Underway
The 2011 spring turkey gobbler hunting season began April 30 and continues to May 31. The season for bearded turkeys only has a limit of one bird, except if you possess a second turkey license, and then another bearded turkey can be taken, but only one per day. The youth spring gobbler season began on April 23, and if you read last week’s Home News you saw a youngster with her turkey. Seven-year-old Lillian Miller shot an 18-lb. Turkey in Moore Township. Hunting the turkeys is by calling only, no stalking. And only turkeys with visible beards are legal. Hunting hours are a half hour before sunrise until noon from opening day through and including May 14, the third Saturday this month. You have to be out of the woods by 1 p.m. Starting on Monday, May 16, hunting hours are from a half hour before sunrise until a half hour after sunset for the remainder of the season. Turkey hunter must report harvests to the Pa. Game Commission in Harrisburg within 10 days, whatever method you use to do it. You should have a postage-paid report card that was supplied in your Hunting & Trapping Digest.
Contest winners In trout fishing
Stockertown Rod & Gun Club c/o Richard Tobias P.O. Box 485 Stockertown, PA 18083 610-759-9255
In SCTP, the young people are divided up into teams, and for shooting clay it’s three per team. An adult volunteer head coach leads each team. Kelsey said it usually costs $35 to at Lehigh Valley Shooting Clays, and they are lowering the cost to the $25 range. But he thinks they could do better, maybe $10. There is a registration fee involved, covering insurance and awards. Complete information on eligibility, registration procedures, awards and more will be available in the Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation’s Official Handbook – 2011. Look for it on the web at wwwshootSCTP.org along with team registration forms. If you have youths that age (grades 6 to 12) in your family who would like to participate, give Kelsey a call at 570-2347391.
Tuesday Afternoon 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm Friday Morning 10:00 am - Noon
The Bath Area Fish Committee has announced the winners in the recent trout fishing contest that they held for two days in the Monocacy Creek at Bath. They included the following: Carson Flamish, Brian Laurito, Tyler Brown, Jonathan Saeger, Logn Berger, Ashley Briele, Hunter Newson, Tyler Hess Madison Berger, Chelsie Novoa, Marissa Shunk, Amber Heckman, and Nicole Hanna. The committee gave special thanks to the 37 individuals and businesses who donated money to make the prizes and the fish that were stocked in the creek possible.
BATH AREA BATH BORO – EAST ALLEN TWSP. – MOORE TWSP. – CHAPMAN BORO
THE HOME NEWS May 5-11, 2011
Father Jacob W. Post Council # 14464, the classes teach students strategies to use to avoid dangerous substances like drugs and alcohol. In addition to classes, the students take part in an annual writing contest. The winners of this year’s essay contest are Dominic LaCava, first place; Richard Turnback, second place; and Andrew Franklin, third place. The students culminated the program with a pledge to live healthy lives and make smart choices. Essay winners: Dominic LaCava, Richard Turnbach, and Andrew Franklin with Officer Michael Kovach – Contributed photo
Sacred Heart School Has D.A.R.E. program
Mrs. Thomas’ fifth grade class at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish School (Bath) graduated recently from the Drug Abuse Resistance Education
(D.A.R.E) program. Led by Officer Michael Kovach from the Colonial Regional Police Department, and sponsored by the Knights of Columbus
Sol 12 oz.
No Return Bottles Open: Mon.-Thurs. 9am-8pm. • Fri 9am-9pm. Sat. 8am-9pm • Sun. 12 Noon to 5pm. 5 9 6 6 N o r- B a t h B l v d . , I m p e r i a l P l a z a • 6 1 0 - 8 3 7 - 8800
Let our knowledgeable, experienced staff help & guide you!
LARGEST Selection of Trees & Shrubs In The Lehigh Valley We Promise You A Rose Garden Over 50 varieties & sizes available
• KNOCK OUT • Hybrid Teas • Floribundas • Grandifloras
• Climbing • Flower Carpet
Annuals, Vegetables, Herbs, & Hanging Baskets
Our largest selection EVER!
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas • Gorgeous Hanging Baskets • Gift Certificates • Roses • Annual Containers and more!
Perennials & Grasses Have Arrived Beauty Year after Year Large Starting selection to at $ 75 4 Choose from
Fish, Anacharis, Marginal Water Plants, Lilies Now Available Premium Quality Koi now in stock Water Gardening • Perennials • Trees • Shrubs • Soils Mulches • Stepping Stones • Bulk & Bagged Products
LEHIGH VALLEY’S PREMIER WATER GARDEN DESTINATION Tired of Green Water in your Pond? Stop in and see our complete line of Filters & Pumps Large selection of: PUMPS • FISH • FILTERS • UV LIGHTS • PONDS LINERS • WATER PLANTS • KOI • FISH FOOD • WATER ADDITIVES
Find us on Facebook
Sign up for our newsletter on www.glenmarnursery.com
746 COPELLA ROAD • BATH (MOORESTOWN) • 610-759-2556
HOURS: MONDAY thru FRIDAY 8 to 7; SATURDAY 8 to 5; SUNDAY 9 to 5
VISIT OUR BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY SETTING WHERE SHOPPING IS A PLEASURE AND ENJOY WALKING THROUGH OUR 4+ ACRE NURSERY DISPLAY
NAHS Students Preparing for Medical Careers
Eight Northampton Area High School Seniors are attending the Academy of Medical Sciences course at Bethlehem Area Vocational Technical School (BAVTS). The Academy of Medical Sciences course is designed for college-bound high school seniors who plan to pursue a medical career such as Physician, Physician’s Assistant, Registered Nurse, Physical Therapist, or other professional medical career. In addition to the Northampton students, students from Liberty, Freedom, Saucon Valley, and Bethlehem Catholic High Schools attend the Academy of Medical Sciences course throughout the school day. Students in the Academy of Medical Sciences course attend BAVTS during the first semester of the school year, studying infection control, medical terminology, risk management, ethics, safety, and related medical subjects. During the second semester, students participate in real-world medical career exploration by doing clinical rotations in 10 – 12 different departments at Muhlenberg Hospital in Bethlehem, under the supervision of hospital staff. Students are assigned to various departments within the hospital such as Surgery, Respiratory Therapy,
Instructor, Students, and Hospital Staff in Block 1 of the Academy of Medical Sciences course at Muhlenberg Hospital. Front Row (l to r): Mrs. Josepha Husovsky, R.N. (BAVTS instructor), Valerie Male (Northampton Area High School), Jillian Washburn (Saucon), Kyrstin Fox (NAHS), Jaclyn Onuschak (NAHS), Nicole Strohl (NAHS), Michelle Reigard, R.N. (Patient Care Specialist – OR). Back Row (l to r): Amanda Schaffer (NAHS), Julie Prutzman (NAHS), Caitlin Clearie (Liberty), Gerry Laubach (Sterile Process Technician), Dan Longacre (NAHS), Dave Hanzelman, R.N. (Special Procedures Unit), Kelsey Marth (NAHS).
– Contributed photo
Pharmacy, Emergency Department, Short Procedure Unit, Imaging, Dental Surgery, various Laboratories, Dietary, and other departments depending on student interest. Instructor for the Academy of Medical Sciences course is Mrs. Josefa Husovsky. Mrs. Husovsky explained that “Students must main-
tain a high level of academic achievement, and must pass a stringent clearance process before they are allowed to participate in the hospital rotations. We feel we maintain very high standards and expectations for the students. In return, the students receive valuable experience which will guide them in choosing a medical career.”
Watch For Upcoming Events!!
Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch Sunday, May 8th
Serving From 10:30 A.M. 2:30 P.M. Champagne Toast, Soup du Jour, Full Salad Bar, Fresh Fruit Tray, Assorted Pastries, Croissants, Assorted Rolls, Scrambled Eggs, French Toast, Sausage, Peel & Eat Shrimp, Carved Ham & For all occasions with seating Beef, Breaded Chicken w/Mushroom for up to 225 people Celery Sauce, Baked Ziti, Herb Crusted Haddock, Red Bliss Potatoes, Buttered WEDDINGS A Corn, Glazed Baby Carrots, Array of SPECIALTY! Desserts, Coffee & Hot Tea
Exquisite Banquet Facilities
7401 Airport Rd. Bath
ar hB Cas ilable a v A
- 2 Beautiful Ballrooms Available -
Adults $21.00 Children 6-12 $11.00 Children 1-5 $6.00
Plus 6% tax & 18% gratutity
ryville Senior Center at Hope Lutheran Church, Rt. 248, Lehigh Township.
8 THE HOME NEWS May 5-11, 2011
SENIOR CITIZENS Visit and Participate in Senior Center Activities Visit a senior center and check out all the fun things going on there. Local centers include: Mid-
County Senior Center, 234 S. Walnut St., Bath; Nazareth Senior Center, 15 S. Wood St.; Northampton Senior Center, in Grace UCC Church, 9th St & Lincoln Ave., and Cher-
DaviD H. Warner, DPM, FaCFaS 198 S. Green St., Nazareth 610-759-4555
Specializing in Diabetic Footcare & Wound Care, Heel Pain
Board Certified, Foot Surgery; Board Certified, Foot Orthopedics
ADVANCED DIAGNOSTIC ULTRASOUND TESTS
•In-Office X-Rays •Hammertoes, Bunions, Heel Spurs, General Foot Care •Ulcers, Flat Feet, Ankle or Foot Pain, Sprains •Ingrown Nails
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS Free Off-Street Parking Handicap Accessible
Most Insurance Accepted
MID COUNTY SENIOR CENTER For meal reservations call: 610-837-1931 Thurs. 5/5: 9:00 Pool/ Games/Puzzles/Cards 10:15 Sing-a-long 11:30 Lunch 12:30 Penny Bingo Fri. 5/6: 9:00 Pool/Games/ Puzzles/Cards 9:45 Exercise 10:15 Council Meeting 11:30 Lunch 12:15 Pinochle/Games Mon. 5/9: 9:00 Pool/Games/ Puzzles/Cards 11:30 Lunch Tues. 5/10: 9:00 Pool/Games/ Puzzles/Cards/Stained Glass 9:45 Exercise 11:30 Lunch 12:30 Bingo Wed. 5/11: 9:00 Pool/ Games/Puzzles/Cards/Sewing for Gracedale 11:30 Lunch 12:30 Crafts/Ceramics CHERRYVILLE For meal reservations call: 610-767-2977 Thurs. 5/5: 9:00 Cards/Puzzles/Crafts/Quilts 1:30 Shopping Fri. 5/6: 10:00 Puzzles Mon. 5/9: 10:00 Cards/Puzzles
Tues. 5/10: 9:00 Crafts/ Cards 10:00 Quilts/Puzzles 12:45 Games – Tic Tac Toe Wed. 5/11: 10:00 Puzzles/ Cards 12:45 Bingo - Penny NAZARETH For meal reservations call: 610-759-8255 Thurs. 5/5: 9:00 Exercise Group 10:30 Wheel of Fortune Fri. 5/6: 9:30 Misc Games 10:15 Regular Bingo Mon. 5/9: 9:00 Exercise Group 10:00 Council Meeting 10:30 Game Room Fun AM & PM Tues. 5/10: 10:00 Exercise with Marion Everyone Please Stay after Lunch 12:45-1:45 Dan Sinatra Zamorsky Sings Wed. 5/11: 9:30 – 11:30 Senior Craft Display in the All purpose Room/Everyone Welcome 11:15 Sing w/Anita NORTHAMPTON For meal reservations call: 610-262-4977 Thurs. 5/5: 9:00 Cards Puzzles 11:00 Music w/Steve Meyers 12:00 Lunch Fri. 5/6: 9:00 Cards Puzzles 11:30 Lunch 12:15 Bingo Mon. 5/9: 9:00 Cards, Puzzles 12:00 Lunch Tues. 5/10: 9:00 Cards, Puz-
Motor Vehicle Accidents • Auto Accidents • Truck Accidents • Motorcycle Accidents • Pedestrian Accidents • Drunk Driving Accidents (Home & Hospital Visits) FREE CONSULTATION MEMBER OF THE MILLION DOLLAR ADVOCATES FORUM
ERIK J. CONRAD NO RECOVERY, NO FEE
With National Recognition For Million Dollar Awards & Settlements
Thomas, Conrad & Conrad Lawyers Obtaining Substantial Injury Case Trial Verdicts and Settlements In The Lehigh Valley for Over 25 Years.
Bethlehem 610-867-2900 2550 Brodhead Rd.
zles 11:00 Older, Wiser Driver 12:00 Lunch Wed. 5/11: 9:00 Cards, Puzzles 12:00 Lunch LUNCHES: Thurs. 5/5: Stuffed Sole Florentine Rice Blend Vegetable Salad Bread Oranges Fri. 5/6: Grape Juice Chicken Pot Pie Carrots Bread Iced Banana Cake Mon. 5/9: Cranberry Juice Tater Tot Casserole Peas Bread Graham Crackers Fruit Cup Tues. 5/10: Baked Chicken w/Gravy Mashed Potatoes Vegetable Blend Bread Rice Pudding Wed. 5/11: Breaded Pork Chop Scalloped Potatoes Creamed Corn Bread Pound Cake
Plant auction By Indianland Gardens May 17
Flowers - bulbs - houseplants - shrubs - annuals - perennials! (Reasonable prices - locally grown by the Indianland Garden Club members) Many of these items will be available to choose from at the Indianland Garden Club's next meeting/plant auction on May 17 at 7 p.m., to be held in the large fellowship hall of Hope Lutheran Church. This is a fundraiser for the club but it is also a fun-filled evening for all ages. Items will be auctioned off to the highest bidders. Auctioneer Tom Abruzzese will be the auctioneer. Bring a box to carry your purchases. You will also savor the yummy refreshments prepared by the good cooks in the garden club. Mark your calendar for May 17 - this is our most popular meeting and one you will enjoy! Members are reminded to bring plants which should include a label and information about the plant the day before, May 16, to Hope Lutheran Church, from 6 to 8 p.m. A committee will sort the plants and get the plants ready for the sale. Members are also reminded to bring an item to share for the refreshments of the evening. Plants, flowers and arrangements will be judged. Specimens include iris, tulip, lilac, lily of the valley, columbine, pansy, peony. Houseplants include begonia, fern, African violet. Artistic design categories are Memories of Mother - your own interpretation, arrangement in a perfume bottle; A Walk in the Woods - vertical arrangement using wild flowers; and In Honor of Those Who Served - your own interpretation using red, white and blue materials.
208 Kline Rd.
www.conradattorneys.com Offices Also in Allentown (610-821-8100), Stroudsburg (570-421-8890) & Topton (610-682-2002)
Monitor 2200 New Monitor 2400
NORTHAMPTON AREA NORTHAMPTON BORO – ALLEN TWSP. – LEHIGH TWSP.
Lehigh board discusses Possible building needs
By BILL HALBFOERSTER The Home News
With a master concept plan on their agenda Tuesday night, April 26, the Lehigh Township Board of Supervisors discussed what they may possibly do in the future with regard to updating buildings that they own. Chairman Darryl Snover said the buildings are in “sorry shape,” especially the maintenance building. “I think we ought to think of a long range plan.” Township Manager Alice Rehrig commented if they would go much further, the consultant who recently gave them a power point presentation on improving municipal buildings would meet with all employees, and perhaps
come up with a scaled down version, possibly providing actual dollars it may cost. Supervisor Dell Grove said, “The next hurdle would be to look at what is most needed.” Supervisor Sandra Hopkins said, “We need a direction to go.” Supervisor Keith Hantz said whatever their planning, they need professional help. Other Matters • An ordinance was approved that calls for no parking on the north side of Coatbridge Lane and Yorkshire Drive. The ordinance was required in order to enforce the ban. • Another ordinance okayed authorizes a promissory note for the municipal authority. • Mrs. Rehrig reported that
Store Hours Mon.-Fri. 7-7 Sat. 7-4
a meeting for informational purposes will be held on May 11 at 7 p.m. It is in regard to an application submitted by McAuliffe Hauling & Recycling Services to Pa. DEP for an increase in their daily tonnage at 4716 Timberline Dr., Walnutport, and the process involved. • A group called Lehigh Valley Community Rights Network requested having a movie night at a supervisors meeting, but the board felt it is not appropriate for that time. Otherwise, it could be scheduled. • A resident was concerned about parking at a ball field on certain occasions, saying it could be on one side, but that the lane leads to Overlook Circle and can be too crowded. The LTAA will be asked to relay information about parking changes when there are tournaments. • The board was also asked about burning of brush. The answer was that brush could be brought to the municipal building or contact the First Regional Compost Authority for pick-up. In some cases, police have asked people to
THE HOME NEWS May 5-11, 2011
put out brush fires. • Hantz said the NHS Booster Club would like fees waived for use of the ball field, but they will pay the electrical costs for lighting. This was approved. • Hanover Engineering will design baseball dug-outs at Danielsville. Discussing which way to go, the supervisors decided on an open frame with posts. The recreation board will be notified of their decision in how they are instructing Hanover to go.
Cement Museum Open for summer
Atlas Museum curator Edward Pany announces the opening of the museum to the public on the second and fourth Sunday of each month
from May 8 through September 25. The museum is open from 1 to 3 p.m. There are several new displays this year including some rare items that have been donated and a few items that have been brought back from the Panama Canal Zone by a recent visitor. The Atlas made more than 8 million barrels of cement for the original construction of the canal between 1904 and 1914. The Atlas Cement, along with the Northampton Area Historical Society have been instrumental in making the local history of the cement and transportation in the area come alive for the children and adults of the Northampton area and visitors from near and far. Continued on page 13
Now Open on Mondays
5364 Nor-Bath Blvd., Northampton
4.5 miles East of MacArthur Rd. on Rt. 329
(No pizza available on Mondays)
A loyal customer and reader responded to our request for tip ideas. Carol, of Northampton, asks: “How can I get rid of moths without using moth balls? I don’t like the odor of moth balls!”
Come In And Enjoy Chef Piero’s Specials!!
It turns out that the lavender sachets that your grandma used in her closets not only helped her clothes smell fresh, but kept the moths away too! If you can’t find lavender
from 4—9pm Tues—Thurs 11—10pm, Fri & Sat 11—11pm
sachets in your local stores or on-line, make your own “cheater sachet” by soaking
cotton balls with lavender oil. (Lavender oil can be found in most health food stores). Then put the cotton balls in an old pair of knee-high nylons and place in your closets.
With purchase of one entree of equal or greater value - Dine in only
Max. Value $8.00
Dried mint leaves or cloves also make a natural and better-smelling sachet-style moth
Stefano’S Sicilian Grille 5364 Nor-Bath Blvd, Northampton One Coupon every 4 people 610-262-8760 HN
repellent! Thank you, Carol for your question! Miller Supply Ace Hardware is YOUR
2 Large Plain Pizzas
Take Out Only
Stefano’S Sicilian Grille 5364 Nor-Bath Blvd., Northampton
Helpful Hardware Place! Sku # 7214554
Sku # 7039571
Bayer Advanced Home Pest Plus Germ Killer
SureFire Moth Alert Traps • No Odor • Traps Moths
• 1 Gallon, Ready To Use • Kills ants & roaches in seconds up to 12 months indoors •Reduces 99.9% of germs that bugs may leave behind •$2.99! AFTER Mail-in Rebate thru 5/30/11.
Limit 2 Rebates
May 6 & 7 ~ A Weekend in Paris
Sku # 7261084
Special 4 Course French Themed Dinner Menu
Terro Ant Killer Liquid Bates •Indoor/Outdoor Use
• $.99 AFTER Mail-in Rebate thru 5/30/11; Limit 2 Rebates.
May 7 ~ Live Music with Trio “After Hours” 6-9 pm
•Also available: #7261126 Terro Outdoor Liquid Ant Baits
May 8 ~ Mother’s Day Serving a Special Menu from 11-5 pm
Route 329 & Savage Rd., PO Box 311 Northampton, PA 18067-0311 Phone 610-262-4566 Fax 610-262-7847
Lorah’s Farm Market & Pig Roasters 4739 South Cypress Drive • Walnutport, PA 18088 • 610-767-3515
Farm fresh Pork, Beef, Chicken, Smoked Meats, Fresh Produce, Brown Eggs, Baked Goods, Breads. Horse, Chicken, Pig, Steer Feeds, Bird Seed, Shelled Corn, Hay & Straw for Call For a Pig Roast ation your Holiday or Gradu parties!
For your freezer: Beef sold by quarters or halves
SEE OUR WEBSITE FOR OUR NEXT
May 7th Pork & Chicken Platters to Go!
TRACTOR PULL! www.lorahspulls.com. Hours: Fridays 9am - 6pm • Saturdays 9am - 2pm • Open every Friday & Saturday ALL year! Visit our website for our pig roasting prices www.pigroasting.net
Coming May 15. The start of our Sunday Summer Series. Live Music from 2-5 Outdoors, weather permitting. Coming June 7-12 Weaversville Restaurant Week the Perfect setting Voted “Best Tea Room” in 2010 By for your next Event Class Baby & Bridal showers, Lehigh Valley Magazine of 2011 Wedding Luncheons, and Morning Call’s Keep us in r & Children’s Birthday Reader’s Choice Award. mind foratiyou on tea Parties.
Hours Of Operation: Tuesday 11 A.M. - 4 P.M. Wednesday - Saturday 11 A.M. - 9 P.M. Sunday Breakfast: 9A.M. - 12P.M. Tea Room: 12 P.M. - 5 P.M.
THE HOME NEWS May 5-11, 2011
NAZARETH BORO – LOWER NAZARETH TP. – UPPER NAZARETH TP. – BUSHKILL TP.
Woman concerned about Alerts for emergencies BILL HALBFOERSTER The Home News
Becky Butz, a Nazareth resident, questioned Nazareth Borough Council on Thursday at its workshop meeting about emergency procedures. She was concerned over tornado warnings that had been issued on Monday. Ms. Butz said the borough should be notifying residents about what they are to do, at least to take cover in a basement. Councilman Thomas Heckman said perhaps sirens should be sounded if people don’t have the internet, TV, radio or other means of communication to know if there is an emergency. Mayor Fred Daugherty apologized for not taking any action, but said he would confer with Michael Rinker on emergency procedures that can or should be followed. Ms. Butz also noted that there is a loud humming noise from a local cement mill the last three months. This
vendors so far for the farmers market at the circle, with May 28 the opening day. She was concerned about where the vendors may want to park their trucks from which to sell goods. • Councilman Tom Heckman said he would recommend this Monday that the borough buy two gas meters, and reported that 11 firefighters are undergoing 30 hours of training. • Councilman Frank Maurek noted that a Girl Scout troop wants to use the park on May 17 for a bridging ceremony; and Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge want to use the park pavilion on June 6. A local company will provide space for a fire truck over the 45 days needed for cement pads to cure at Vigilance Hose Co. • Councilman Larry Stoudt said the Memorial Day parade on Monday, May 30 will begin at 10 a.m. Also, there will be a 5K race on Sept. 24. Nazareth fire police want permission to get assistance from other municipalities in special events at Nazareth, There was a request for fire police at the Holy Family Festival July 29-31, but Council said it should be deferred to East Lawn Fire Co. • Resolutions were to be given this Monday honoring people in the Nazareth Area School District.
will be checked out. Other Matters • Council received bids from Charles Chrin Co. of Palmer Township and B. F. Brown & Co. of Bethlehem for use of an asphalt paving machine, roller and tandem dump truck. The bids were turned over to engineer Donald Keller for review. • A public hearing preceded the workshop when proposed solar energy was discussed for an ordinance. • Councilman Michael Kopatch said there were 35 applicants for summer parttime help, and that it will be starting soon. • Councilman Charles Donello reported a washout in the walking trail, and drainage will be put in to alleviate that problem. • Councilman Rev. William Matz said revenues and expenditures are looking good in comparison to the budget. • Councilwoman Cindy Werner said there are eight
MORAVIAN ARCHIVES 41 W. Locust St. Bethlehem, PA YARD SALE (REAR PARKING LOT) Friday May 6th 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday May 7th 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Books | Households | Jewelry | Children’s Items | Antiques
Census Taker: “How many bushels of corn did you raise last year?” Hillbilly: “We didn’t bushel it--we bottled it.”
Music | Refreshments
CRPD Services Continued from page 2
ficers on duty at a time. All are thoroughly trained in all manners of police work and in such special cases as drugs, prostitution, robberies, and all major crimes. CRPD has a K-9 program and the officers are involved in many community activities such as D.A.R.E., Shop with Cops, blood drives, kids’ I.D.s, child seat safety, and collection of old prescription
drugs.. The slides addressed concerns that Council and the residents might have, such as loss of control by the municipality, decreased officer presence, equitable distribution of services, loss of personal touch, and cost. Resident Richard Troxell had a lot of questions for Chief Seiple, which he answered, but Troxell said he will do a canvass of the borough to see how residents feel. Denise Bender said addiContinued on page 12
Lunch & Learn
Resources for a healthy financial future Brown bag /dessert, beverages provided
Social Security Eligibility, Timing & Benefits Noon, Thursday, May 5 Kortz Hall Moravian Hall Square 175 W. North St., Nazareth
Free and open to the public Registration Required 610.746.1000 or www.moravian.com
610-759-6214 or 484-239-8386
LANDSCAPE DESIGN & INSTALLATION Including Landscape Renovation
Including Walkways, Driveways, Patios, Block or Boulder Retaining Walls & Custom Flagstone Installations
OVER 30 YEARS EXPERIENCE FREE ESTIMATES PA017086 FULLY INSURED
Ralph’s Appliance, For All Your Major Appliance Needs!
150 South Main Street, Nazareth Sales 610-759-5495 Service 610-759-8605 Mon-Thurs. 8:30 a.m.-5:45 p.m. Fri. 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Sat. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
CHECK US OUT ON THE WEB: WWW.SUNNIESIDELANDSCAPE.COM
Ralph’s: Your Best, Local, Full Service Appliance Discounter
Church Directory ADVENT MORAVIAN, Jacksonville Rd., Bethlehem. Sunday 8:30 a.m. Worship; 9:30 a.m. Sunday School; 10:45 a.m. Worship ASSUMPTION BVM PARISH, 2174 Lincoln Ave., Northampton. 610-2622559. Sunday 8 and 10:30 a.m. Mass; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday – 8 a.m. Mass; Wednesday – 7 p.m. Worship; Saturday – 2:45 to 3:45 p.m. – Confession; 4 p.m. Mass BANGOR CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE, 150 Bunny Trail, Bangor. Sunday-9:30 am Sunday School for all ages; 10:40 a.m. Morning Worship: Children’s Church BETHANY WESLEYAN, 675 Blue Mountain Drive, Cherryville. 610-7671239. Sunday - Worship services, 9 and 10:30 a.m BUSHKILL UNITED METHODIST, Church Rd., Clearfield, Bushkill Twp. Sunday – 9:15 AM Morning Worship 10:30 AM Sunday School for all ages CARPENTER’S COMMUNITY CHURCH, 4609 Newburg Rd, Nazareth, 484-285-0040 Sunday – 10 a.m. Worship & Children’s Sunday School. CHAPMAN QUARRIES UNITED METHODIST, 1433 Main St., Chapman Borough, Bath. Sunday- Worship 11:00am , 10:00am Sunday School for all ages CHRIST U.C.C., S. Chestnut St., Bath. Sunday - Worship Service at 10:15am Sunday School 9:00am CHRIST U.C.C., 5050 Airport Rd.,
Allentown. Schoenersville. Sunday 9:00 am - Sunday School/ Adult Bible Study, Sunday 10:15 am - Worship Service; Contemporary Worship Service 11/20, 6:30 pm Saturday. CHRIST U.C.C. – LITTLE MOORE, 913 S. Mink Rd. Danielsville. Sunday – 9:00 a.m. Worship, 10:15 a.m. Sunday School CONCORDIA LUTHERAN CHURCH 3285 Pheasant Dr. (Pool Rd.) Northampton Sunday – 9:00 A.M. Worship, 10:30 A.M. Sunday School & Bible Class COVENANT UNITED METHODIST, 2715 Mt. View Dr., Bath. 610837-7517. Sunday 8:00 am & 10:30 am Worship, Handicapped Accessible. 9:15 a.m. Sunday school DRYLAND U.C.C., Newburg Rd., Nazareth. 610-759-4444 Sunday – 8:00am/10:15am Worship 9:00am Sunday School EMMANUEL'S LUTH Valley View Drive, Bath. Sunday – 10:45a.m. Traditional Worship; 9:30/10:45a.m. Contemporary Worship; 9:20a.m. Sunday School FAITH REFORMED, 4394 Mountain View Drive, Rt. 946, Lehigh Twsp. Sunday - Divine worship, 10 am. GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN, 1335 Old Carriage Rd., Northampton Sunday – 8:00am 10:45 Holy Communion, 9:30am Alt.Worship & Sunday School GOD'S MISSIONARY CHURCH, 4965 Nor-Bath Blvd., Northampton. Sunday – 9:30 a.m. Sunday School;
Freed’s Landscaping & Lawncare
HH 610-837-1196 HH residential & commercial, Mowing, Fertilization, seeding & sodding Landscape Maintenance & installation, paver patios & walkways, ponds & water gardens HHHHHH Helping nature Look Her Best HHHHHH
10:30 a.m. & 7 p.m. Service; Wednesday – 7:30 p.m. Service GOSPEL CHAPEL, 2022 Main Street, Northampton Sunday morning Worship Services 9:00 a.m. & 10:45 a.m GRACE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 404 E. Mountain Rd, Pen Argyl Sunday –Service, 8:30 a.m. & 9:45 a.m. GREAT SHEPHERD CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP, Star Grange, Rte 512, Moorestown. Sunday, Fellowship, 9:45 a.m.; Worship, 10:15 a.m. HOLY CROSS EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN, 696 Johnson Rd., Nazareth. Sunday Worship 8:00am/9:30am/10:30am Church School 9:15am HOLY FAMILY ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, Forest Drive and W. Center St, Nazareth Sunday - 7:00, 9:00, & 11:00 a.m. Mass HOLY TRINITY SLOVAK LUTHERAN, 1370 Washington Ave., Northampton Sunday Worship - 9 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:00 a.m. HOPE LUTHERAN CHURCH 4131 Lehigh dr., Cherryville Sunday Worship – 8:00am, 10:30am Sunday school 9:15am NAZARETH MORAVIAN CHURCH, P.O. Box 315 Nazareth PA 610-7593163 Sunday- Worship 8:30am/10:45am, Sunday School 9:30am NORTHAMPTON ASSEMBLY OF GOD, 3449 Cherryville Road Northampton Sunday – 10:45 a.m. & 6:00 p.m. Worship; 9:30 a.m. Sunday School; Wednesday – 7:30 p.m. Worship SACRED HEART CATHOLIC, Washington St., Bath. Sunday - Masses: 6:45, 8, 9:30 and 11 am.; child care during 9:30 a.m. Mass; Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. Mass; Friday – 8:30 a.m. Mass; Saturday – 4:30 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. Mass SALEM U.C.C., 2218 Community Dr., Bath. Sunday – Worship 8:00am and 10:15am Sunday school 9:00am SALEM UNITED METHODIST, 1067 Blue Mt. Dr., Danielsville. Sunday – Worship 9:30 a.m. in Fellowship Hall or in the Grove ST. BRIGID’S EPISCOPAL 310 Madison Ave. Nazareth Sunday –Sunday School 9:45 AM, Holy Eucharist 10:00 AM ST. JOHN’S EV. LUTHERAN CHURCH, E. Main St., Bath. Sunday 8:00am Spoken Service/ Holy Communion, 9:00am Sunday
THE HOME NEWS School, 10:15am Children’s Christmas program. ST. JOHN’S U.C.C., 22 Atlas Rd., Northampton. Sunday – 8/10:15am Worship, 9:00 a.m. Sunday School ST. JOHN’S U.C.C., 183 S. Broad St., Nazareth. 610-759-0893 Sunday – 8:00am/10:45; 9:30am Christian ED ST. NICHOLAS CATHOLIC CHURCH, Route 946 and Oak Rd, (Berlinsville) Walnutport. 610-7673107 Sunday Masses at 8, 9:30, 11 a.m. and Saturday evening at 4:30. Daily Mass at 8:30 a.m. ST. PAUL’S U.C.C., 19th & Lincoln Ave., Northampton. Sunday school, 9 a.m.; Worship service, 10:15 a.m. ST. PAUL’S U.C.C., of Indian land, 787 Almond Rd., Cherryville. Sunday - Adult and youth Sunday school, 9 a.m.; Worship, 10:15 a.m. ST. PETER’S U.C.C., 8142 Valley View Rd, Northampton (Seemsville). Sunday –Worship 10:15am Sunday School 9am VALLEY VIEW BAPTIST, 2870 Pheasant Dr., Northampton (Rt. 248). Sunday - Bible study, 9:30 a.m.; Morning worship, 10:45 a.m. Wednesday - Bible study and prayer meeting, 7:30 p.m. WALNUTPORT SEVENTH-day ADVENTIST, 227 Willow Rd. (and Route 145) Saturday - 11:00 a.m. Worship, 9:30AM Sabbath School ZION'S STONE U.C.C., 51 Church Rd., Kreidersville. Sunday-10:15 Worship, 9:00 am – Sunday School ZION WESLEYAN, 2459 E. Scenic Dr., Pt. Phillip. Sunday School 9:00 AM; Worship 10:15 AM; Wednesday- Youth Groups 6:30 PM; Prayer Service 6:30 PM
May 5-11, 2011
Sports Quiz 1. Who is Rory Mcllroy? 2. Who is Manny Ramirez? 3. What 2 Major League teams began season 0-6? 4. Who are the Bulls in U.S. sports? 5. In what sport is Carl Edwards famous? Answers: 1. Coming pro golfer from N. Ireland. 2. Major Leaguer who quit baseball after drug conviction. 3. Boston Red Sox and Tampa Rays. 4. Chicago in the NBA. 5. Car racing.
Major Appliance Service Washers, Dryers, Refrigerators, Ranges, Icemakers – We Do It All!
30 YEARS EXPERIENCE 610-746-9888 • 610-837-8899
Serving the Entire Lehigh Valley
NORTHERN ROOFING & SIDING Charles Muffley – Serving Bath & Area ALUMINUM – VINYL SIDING
Soffit • Gutters • Downspouts • Awnings • Roofing Patio Roofs • Carports • Replacement Windows Free Estimates ★ Fully Insured
2815 Whitetail Deer Dr., Bath 610-837-0913
G&S LAWN CARE Mowing, Trimming, Mulching, Clean-ups & MUCH MORE
FOR A FREE QUOTE CALL: 484-896-0470 or 610-730-8610 EXPERIENCED AND INSURED
Soft Ice Cream
“PROUD OF OUR HONEST & FAIR PRICES” WE USE D.E.P./E.P.A. APPROVED TREATMENT FACILITIES WE REPAIR/INSTALL •Standard & Sand Mound Septic Systems •Pressure Dosing Pumps For Sand Mounds •Perc Tests & Soil Probes
• Prompt Professional Service • Homes A Speciality • Electric Eel Service • Free Estimates “Did you know that your septic tank needs to be pumped and cleaned anywhere from once a year to once every four years?”
WE PUMP •Septic Tanks •Garage Pits •Truck & Car Wash Bays •Restaurant Grease Traps •Non-Hazardous Industrial Liquid Waste
St. Peter’s UCC
8142 Valley View Road • Seemsville, Northampton
St. Peter’s U.C.C. 8142 Valley View Rd. Seemsville, Northampton
Church School 9610-837-7426 a.m. Worship 10:15 p.m.
Visit us Online: www.henryyeskanson.com
“There Are No Strangers Here,
St. Peter’s U.C.C. 8142 ValleyOnly View Rd. Friends We Haven’t Met!” Seemsville, Northampton 610-837-7426
“There A re No Strangers Here, Only Friends We Haven’t Met!”
12 THE HOME NEWS May 5-11, 2011
retiring in 1990. Prior to that, he worked for his father in Harry Frantz Floor Covering, Nazareth, and as a carpenter for Roy Fehnel Construction for many years. Born June 24, 1924 in Nazareth, he was a son of the late Harry and Cora (Silfies) Frantz. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Jean L. Hicks, of Saylorsburg, and two grandchildren. Services were on Friday morning in the Geo. G. Bensing Funeral Home, Moorestown, followed by burial with military honors in Greenwood Cemetery, Nazareth. Memorial donations may be made to St. John’s Evan. Lutheran Church, 200 S. Broad St., Nazareth, PA 18064.
Marion L. Mucha
Obituaries Anna C. Urban
Jan. 16, 1921 – April 24, 2011 Anna C. Urban, 90, of Nazareth died Sunday, April 24 in St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill. She was the wife of the late John E. Urban, Sr., who died Dec. 1, 2001. A seamstress and quilter, she was a quilter at her church. Born Jan. 16, 1921 in Nazareth, she was a daughter of the late John and Rose (Liptak) Karlowitch and stepdaughter of the late Caroline Karlowitch. She was a member of Holy Family Church and its Altar and Rosary Society. She also was a volunteer for the MSC Viennese Ball for 30 years. Surviving are a son, John, of Bethlehem; a daughter, Ann Louise Egan, of Tatamy; four grandchildren; three greatgrandchildren; three sisters, Rose Senft of Medford, N.Y., Marie Keppel of Nazareth, and Frances Karlowitch of Nazareth. Preceding her in death were three brothers, Joseph, Stephen and Frank Karlowitch. Services were on Friday morning in the Reichel Funeral Home, Nazareth, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in the church and interment in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the church, c/o the funeral home at 220 Washington Park, Nazareth, PA 18064.
April 17, 1925 – April 26, 2011 Marion L. Mucha, 86, of Wind Gap died Tuesday, April 26 in St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill. She was the wife of the late George Mucha. She was a garment worker at various blouse mills over the years and was a member of UNITE, the Slate Belt Senior Center, and Hope U.C.C. Church in Wind Gap. Born April 17, 1925 in Nazareth, she was a daughter of the late Edwin A. and Stella (Schlegel) Smickley. Surviving are a son, Terry Sandt, of Aurora, Colo.; a brother, Marlin Smickley, of Edwards, Colo.; four sisters, June Riegel, Margaret Albert, Chester Frantz and Jean Roper, all of Wind June 24, 1924 – April 25, 2011 Gap, and Madeline Beers, of Chester C. “Chet” Frantz, Fla.; three step-grandchil86, of Nazareth died Monday, dren; two step-great-grandApril 25 in Manor Care, Palm- children, nieces and nephews. er Township. He was the husPreceding her in death were band of Esther M. (Schmoyer) three brothers, Paul, Ralph Frantz. and Robert Smickley. After attending Nazareth Funeral services were held High School, he served in Monday morning in Hope the Army during World War U.C.C. Church, Wind Gap, II as a paratrooper with the with The Rev. Dr. Dean Frey 11th Airborne in the Pacific officiating there and at interTheater, and was awarded the ment in Wind Gap Cemetery. Purple Heart. Arrangements were by the He worked as a custodian Schmidt Funeral Home, Wind for Northampton Community Gap. College fort 15 years before
Reichel Funeral Home Pre-Need & Cremation Services 220 Washington Park Nazareth PA (610) 759-0160
Rose N. Rader
June 10, 1930 – April 25, 2011 Rose N. Rader, 80, of Nazareth died Monday, April 25 in Easton Hospital. She was the wife of the late Joseph D. Rader, who died May 14, 1972. A 1947 graduate of Easton High School, she retired after being employed many years by the Nazareth Area School District. Born June 10, 1930 in Easton, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Josephine Giglio. She was a life member of the Bushkill Elementary PTA and attended Holy Family Church in Nazareth. Surviving are a daughter, Leanne Drosnock, of Nazareth; four sons, Gary of Collegeville, Pa., Ronald of Barnegat, N.J., John of Chicago, and Joseph of McKinney, Tex.; and 11 grandchildren. Preceding her in death were two sisters, Angie Giglio and Lilly Papics, and two brothers, Anthony and John Giglio. Private funeral services were held in the Schmidt Funeral Home, Nazareth.
326 East 21st Street Northampton PA (610) 261-0440
“Understanding, When People Need it the Most”
Aug. 16, 1918 – April 27, 2011 Helen Fava, 92, formerly of Bath, died Wednesday, April 27 in Whitehall Manor. She was the wife of the late Chester Fava. She was a homemaker, and a member of Sacred Heart Church, Bath. Born August 16, 1918 in Bath, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Clementina (Bendi) Zwetolitz. Only nieces and nephews survive. Preceding her in death were a daughter, Helen, and an infant son, Chester; two sisters, Mary Fleischhacker and Clementina Eisenreich, and three brothers, Joseph, Frank and John Zwetolitz. Services were held on Monday morning in the Reichel Funeral Home, Nazareth, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in the Sacred Heart Church, Bath, and interment in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to the Sacred Heart Church, c/o the funertal home at 220 Washington Park, Nazareth, PA 18064.
Rudolph F. Feichtl, 85, of Northampton and formerly of Coplay and Whitehall, died Friday, April 29, 2011 in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of Helen F. (Jandres) Feichtl. He was a presser and dry cleaner for the former Phoenix Clothes Co., Allentown. Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Rudolph and Hedwig (Thomas) Feichtl. He was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Coplay; a life member of the Coplay Saengerbund, and a former member of the MORA Club in Northampton. Besides his wife, he is survived by a son, Rudolph Feichtel, of Columbia, S.C.; a daughter, Judith Shelak, of Whitehall; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Rose Gerenser, of Nazareth; two godchildren; nieces and nephews. Services were held on Tuesday morning in the Robert Hauke Funeral Home, Coplay, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Peter’s Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the church or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, both c/o the funeral home at 327 Chestnut St., Coplay, PA 18037.
CRPD Services Continued from page 10
tional officers are needed because there has been drug activity. She was advised to talk to Detective Lahovsky, while Council’s police committee chairman Larry Stoudt said she could attend committee meetings on the third Thursday of the month. Timm Tenges of Lower Nazareth said the township joined because there was cost savings in a regional department. Nazareth Police Chief Tom Trachta was not present, but it was learned that he could support a merger with Upper Nazareth Police, or have a contractual agreement with CRPD through Lower Nazareth.
Good Shepherd To Hold Stroke Risk Screening
Rudolph F. Feichtl
Minister--Don’t you ever attend a place of worship? Youth--Yes, sir, and I’m on my way to her house now.
Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network will conduct a free stroke risk screening from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, May 19, at the Good Shepherd Health & Technology Center, 850 S. Fifth Street, Allentown. To register, call 610-776-3393. The screening will include: a medical history review, check of height, weight, blood pressure and heart rate; blood sugar and cholesterol screening; personal stroke risk assessment; and stroke awareness education. It is recommended that participants fast for one hour prior to the blood sugar and cholesterol testing. Lab services for the screening will be provided by Health Network Laboratories. A free educational session entitled, “Stroke Recovery, Risk Factor Modification and Rehab Benefits,” will be available from 1 to 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 19, at Good Shepherd’s Health & Technology Center conference room. The presentation will be made in partnership with Lehigh Valley Health Network. To register for the presentation, call 610-402-CARE. Free, convenient parking for the screening and educational session is located in the Good Shepherd parking garage on South Fifth Street. In addition, free valet parking is available at the main entrance to the Good Shepherd Health & Technology Center. Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital was the first stroke rehabilitation program in the region to be accredited at CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities). The program provides inpatient and outpatient services to stroke patients and their caregivers. For more information on the Good Shepherd Stroke Rehabilitation Program, visit www.GoodShepherdRehab. org. Patty Pologruto Director of Marketing and Communications Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network 610776-3166 ppologruto@gsrh. org Choose Good Shepherd, Get Back to Life www.GoodShepherdRehab.org
A practical politician should make a good house keeper, his bunk is always made up.
FUNERAL HOME OF BATH
Zee R. K. Bartholomew
Supervisor Burials • Cremations • Pre-planning Six Generations of Quality Compassionate Service Since 1853
610-837-6451 243 S. Walnut St., Bath, Pa. 18014
Frances Bensing Funeral Director
John h. simons supervisor
Siegfried Station opens On May 15
The Norhtampton Area HistoricaL Society will open its headquarters and museum, the Siegfried Railroad Station, on Sunday, May 15 from 1 to 4p.m. The station will open on the third Sunday of the month from May through September. In addition to the continuous display of Northampton historical item, there will be two special exhibits on display this season, including plates and glassware donated by the Roxy Theatre, Northampton and memorabilia from banks that have been in Northampton, including the Cement National Bank. The Civil War exhibit will also continue this year. The Historical Society, along with the Northampton Area Food Bank invite you to the Northampton Fire station on June 4 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a giant garage sale. If you are looking to donate items for sale, you can do so at the fire station prior to the garage sale on June 2 and June 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information about the Historical Society, please call 610-262-4748
Cement Museum Continued from page 9
The museum is free and open to the public through the support of: Keystone Cement, Lafarge Corporation,
Lehigh Heidelberg Cement, Essroc Cement, Buzzi Unicem, the United Steelworkers localsa and individual contributors. Atlas Cement Museum is located at 1401 Laubach Ave, Northampton. Private tours are available by calling 610262-2576.
Town meeting Will answer Vets’ questions
State Representative Marcia Hahn will be hosting a town hall meeting for veterans on Thursday, May 12, at American Legion Post 470, 278 Race Street, Bath. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the event will take place from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. “We deal with a high volume of veterans issue questions in my district office. I thought it might be a good idea to offer our service men and women an opportunity to attend a one-stop shop where they could get together with other veterans, share stories and concerns and then have those concerns addressed by representatives of our local veterans organizations,” said Rep. Hahn. Northampton County Director of Veterans Affairs David Graf will serve as guest speaker for the evening. Also in attendance will be Dorothy Niklos from the Lehigh Valley Chapter of Blue Star Mothers, as well as a representative of the Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council.
THE HOME NEWS
Police Blotter Colonial Regional Statutory Sexual Assault Of 14-Year-Old Girl
Colonial Regional Police allege that Brandon Reichard, 19, of 517 Old Forge Dr., Bath, had sexual intercourse with a 14-year-old female, resulting
Running for Lehigh supervisor
Planning Commissioner Cindy Miller, having deep business and local policymaking experience, is running for Lehigh Township Supervisor in the May 17 primary election. Miller has served on the Township Planning Commission for 10 years and the Township Traffic Impact Committee for 1-1/2 years. Miller previously was tax collector for the Borough of Walnutport. She earned a B.S., M.B.A., and paralegal certification. Miller is presently employed at the Manufactures Resource Center at Lehigh University as a strategic business advisor to regional manufacturing CEOs. In addition to her municipal responsibilities, Miller is a member of St. Nicholas Church in Berlinsville, a coordinator of the Duane J Lucien Scholarship Foundation Benefit and 5K run, and conducts annual fundraisers for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society by competing in cycling, marathon, and triathlon events. Ms. Miller is a 19-year resident of the Township. She and her husband, Ray, have two sons, Josh and Andrew. As the people’s representative, Miller advocates for common sense, open government; fiscal accountability and responsibility; and maintaining our rural landscape with responsible development. She is running on the Republican ticket, but Democrats may vote for her by casting a write-in vote.
in her having the defendant’s child. Police charged him with statutory sexual assault on April 27. He was arraigned in front of District Judge John Capobianco, who set his bail at $15,000 unsecured and Reichard was released pending a hearing.
D.U.I. Hit and Run In Parking Lot
Colonial Regional Police went to the parking lot of the Giant Supermarket at 859 Nazareth Pike, Lower Nazareth Township, on April 19 for a hit and run accident report, with the offending vehicle still at the location. They found that a GMC Sierra pick-up truck had backed
May 5-11, 2011
into a Kia Spectra, while the driver attempted to park. Two witnesses described a white female in her 50’s who was driving the truck and after parking it she checked for damage and then went into the store without notifying police or leaving her information. While taking the accident report, thee offender, Robin G. Haase, 56, of 570 Fehr Rd., Nazareth, returned to the truck. Police detected a moderate odor of alcohol on her breath and her speech was slurred. Ms. Haase admitted to operating the GMC and she was taken into custody for DUI, then transported to Easton Hospital for a blood draw. It came back as 0.11%. Ms. Haase will be charged with DUI, accidents involving damage to unattended vehicles, and related traffic offenses through District Judge Joseph K. Barner’s office. More Police items on page 16
GROCERIES | BEER & WINE SUPPLIES E. Main & Broad Sts., Bath • 610-837-9720
OPEN 7 Days Hours: Mon.-Sat. 7 am-7pm Sunday 8am-12pm
Winemaking Kit –
Big Variety of Flavors & Prices We carry the area’s largest selection of flavors and prices EASY TO DO – I’ll Help You! Also: Beer Making Kits – All Inclusive
Over 150 Kits Available Your Old-Fashioned Neighborhood Store
Daily newspapers • fresh hoagies made daily snacks • crab meat • PA lottery magazines • bread & milk lunch meats • canned goods tobacco • competitive prices We Support Community Activities and Organizations. Stop In, Give Us A Try!
ountry Restau C & n ran w o t T FRESH STRAWBERRY PIE
350 S. WALNUT ST., BATH NEXT TO SHOPPING CENTER
Mother’s Day Buffet $15.95
11:00am-8:00pm This buffet includes Prime Rib with Au Jus, Roast Turkey with Gravy, Baked Ham with Pineapple Sauce, Rosemary Roast Chicken with Gravy, Homemade Stuffing, Scrumptious Mashed Potatoes, Buttered Corn, Green Beans, Cranberry Sauce, Rolls And strawberry Pie.
Breakfast Specials - 7 Days a week -
Lunch Specials MONDAY - FRIDAY
w/Homemade Soups or Dessert
FRESH BAKED GOODS • EGGS • PANCAKES FRENCH TOAST • OMELETTES BURGERS • PATTY MELTS • SAUSAGE SANDWICH EGGS BENEDICT MEATBALL SANDWICH • BREADED VEAL SANDWICH CORN BEEF HASH & EGGS • STEAK & EGGS BBQ SANDWICH • CHICKEN FINGERS • BLT WRAP MUFFINS • BAGELS • STICKY BUNS CHICKEN BREAST-GRILLED BROILED OR BBQ’ED CHOLESTEROL FREE EGGS & OMELETTES REUBEN SANDWICH • TUNA SALAD CREAMED CHIP BEEF • FRESH COUNTY BISCUITS CHICKEN SALAD • CLEVELAND GRILL STRAWBERRY OR APPLE PANCAKES
14 THE HOME NEWS May 5-11, 2011
The Classifieds Where the Deals are!
Deadline: Monday at 12 Noon Phone: 610-923-0382 E-mail: Classified@HomeNewsPa.com
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."
HEISLER’S BATTERY OUTLET
OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT
Chainsaws sharpened and new chains by the foot. All types of batteries, factory seconds and first line. Call: 610-262-8703 TN* MIGHTY BITE The ONLY Proven ‘5-Sense` Fishing Lure System! Great for Fresh & Saltwater Fishing. Kit Includes over 100 Pieces! Only $19.95 (plus S&H.) Call 1-888485-3870 Today! (5/26) Diabetes/Cholesterol/ Weight Loss Natural Product for Cholesterol, Blood Sugar and Weight. Physician recommended, backed by Human Clinical Studies with amazing results. Call to find out how to get a free bottle of Bergamonte! 888-454-8814 (5/26) Wine of the Month Club Send the gift of wine all year long! 2 Bottles each month from award-winning wineries around the world. Call 888-903-0896 and get FREE SHIPPING! (5/26) For Sale - TOP SOIL $200 Tri-Axle load. Landscape-Boulders-Mushroom Soil. Light Excavating. Call 610-2162044. TN Two Cemetery Plots at Cedar Hill Memorial without opening of grave + close also one Vault. $4500.00 plus Deed Transfer. Leave Message 610-760-8210. 5/5 1998 Chevy Cavalier 4 Door, 4 Cylinder, Auto, 190K miles, good condition. $1000. Call 610-759-1420. (4/28-5/12) Dune buggy style go-cart 150 CC 2 seater with roll cage reverse electric start headlights LIKE NEW $1200 OBO 610-972-1041 (5/5-5/12) Motorized Electric Wheelchair New, never used. Paid $2,000. Asking $1,800 obo. Call 610-767-1040 5/5
Office – Business Space available along busy Route 248 in Berlinsville. Will remodel to suit tenant. Reasonable Rent. All utilities included. (610) 7673531 (1/14 – TN)
Musical Instruments CASH PAID For your unwanted guitars, fiddles and amplifiers. Buy-SellTrade Call Ron: 610-681-4613 TN*
PAUL S. EVANS BUILDING CONTRACTOR, LLC
Additions • Remodeling Chimney Repairs Ceramic Tile. License: PA006229 610-2626646 or 610-264-3832 TN*
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*
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 TN*
PINBALL MACHINES OLDER GUM BALL & CANDY MACHINES, PENNY ARCADE & ANY OLDER COIN OPERATED MACHINES. CASH PAID. CALL DARYL 610767-9135 ( 1/14-12/17)
NOTARY Billings Service Center 154 N. Walnut St., Bath, PA 610837-6291 Titles & Tags M* ON THE MARK REPAIRS, LLC Inexpensive home repairs inc. Elec. Plumb. Carpentry. Drywall. Paint. Tile and much more. Small Jobs accepted. Ins. Senior Disc. For reliable service call Mark @ 610-248-6741 PA# 11782 4/2 – TN*
FOR RENT OR SALE WE DELIVER AND SET UP ALL OUR TENTS.TABLES AND CHAIRS AVAILABLE 610 7766225 WWW.PARTYTENTSFORRENTBYMARTY.COM (9/15)
Home Improvements R. C. SILFIES ROOFING CONTRACTOR
All types of roofing. Free Estimates. Fully Insured. Randy C. Silfies, owner. PA#036835 610-837-8225 TN*
Check out our website at www.HomeNewsPA.com
Farmers Market Vendors Wanted The Bath Farmers Market, runs May through September at Keystone Park in Bath. Currently looking for Vendors for the 2011 season. Full and Half Season available. Please visit our website at www.bathfarmersmarket.org for more information, and applications. FMI contact Mary Kositz 610-837-6729 or Fiona Adamsky 610-618-9437. (1/27-9/15)
WANTED TO BUY Old sports cards (baseball, football, basketball, boxing, golfing etc.) From gum, tobacco, ice cream, bread etc. Older programs, yearbooks - anything old in the world of sports. Northampton Coin & Jewelry. 610-262-0759 (4/7-4/28)
COMING EVENTS Christ UCC- Little Moore in Danielsville is holding a Longaberger/Vera Bradley Bingo on Saturday May 14, 2011. Doors will open at 12 noon, Bingo starts at 1:30. Tickets are $20.00 in advance for 20 games. Deadline for ordering advance tickets is May 7th. Tickets will be $23.00 at the door. Kitchen will be open. Little Moore Church is located on the corners of Route 946 and Mink Road between Danielsville and Klecknersville. Please call 610767-1548. (4/21-5/5)
YARD SALE Multi family Yard Sale May 6th and 7th West Beersville Rd Klecknersville 9 am – 2 pm. (5/5) Multi-Family Yard Sale Point Phillips neighborhood at Jolly Joe Timmer’s Grove. Friday, May 6th 4 - 7 pm, Saturday, May 7th 8 am - 2 pmHousewares, building supplies, craft supplies, toys, holiday items and much more. 5/5
Gigantic Estate Tent Sale May 7th 9am – 2 pm 3580 Church Rd Northampton Derhammers Bait shop 50 years of Collectable antics depression dishes oak chairs and oak furniture Victorian Love seat 3 piece Victorian living room set in excellent condition fishing supplies and boat motors %50 off also used aluminum boat and trailer. 610-262-6639. (5/5)
Help Wanted Experienced Roofers Needed starting rate is $12-$15 per hour. Call 610-837-7508. 4/28-5/5 Helper position FT/PT assisting in kitchen and bath instillation must be able to lift 75 lbs. pre employment physical required. $9.50/ hr. to start 610-837-4900. 4/28-5/19
INSIDE/OUTSIDE SALES POSITION AVAILABLE
Full Time, M-F, 8-5. Sales of signage and custom printing for company. Experience with Design, Print or Signage helpful. Send resume and salary requirements to: Apply@ISGGetnoticed.com (5/26) Local Country Club seeking Banquet Servers, Bartenders, Ala Carte Servers, Bussers and Set Up Staff. Please send resume to banquetmanager@woodstonegolf. com or you may fill out application at Woodstone COuntry Club & Lodge in Danielsville. (5/26)
PUblic notice-Legal Meeting Notice Lehigh Township Together with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources, the Lehigh Township Board of Supervisors will be holding an informational meeting regarding an application submitted to DEP for an increase in the permitted daily tonnage for the McAuliffe Hauling and Recycling Services site located at 4816 Timberline Road, Walnutport. The purpose of this meeting is for the public to obtain information regarding the proposal by McAuliffe and permitting process. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. at the Lehigh Township Municipal Building, 1069 Municipal Road, Walnutport. Alice A. Rehrig, Secretary 4/28-5/5 ESTATE NOTICE Dorothy H. Havlicsek The Estate of Dorothy H. Havlicsek, deceased, of the City of Bethlehem, County of Northampton, PA. Notice is hereby given that Letters Testamentary for the above Estate were granted to Linda L. Jankowich, Executrix, on April 11, 2011. 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 Linda L. Jankowich, in care of GREGORY R. REED, Attorneyat-Law, 141 South Broad Street, P.O. Box 299, Nazareth, PA 18064-0299 (4/19-5/5) ESTATE NOTICE Gladys K. Parr The Estate of Gladys K. Parr, deceased, of the City of Easton, County of Northampton, PA. Notice is hereby given that Letters Testamentary for the above Estate were granted to Sharron K. Parr, Administratrix, on April 5, 2011. 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 Sharron K. Parr, in care of
GREGORY R. REED, Attorneyat-Law, 141 South Broad Street, P.O. Box 299, Nazareth, PA 18064-0299.
Chambers. The purpose of this executive session is to discuss personnel matters. Gene Zarayko Borough Manager
(4/28 – 5/12) ESTATE NOTICE Fay E. Kuntz
5/5 PUBLIC NOTICE Chapman Borough
Estate of FAY E. KUNTZ, deceased, late of Walnutport, County of Northampton and 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 the same, and all persons indebted to the Decedent to make payments without delay to:
Notice is hereby given that Chapman Borough Council is considering adoption of a proposed Official Sewage Facilities Plan to address concerns for long-term impacts of sewage disposal on residential water supplies and the High Quality watershed of the Monocacy Creek. The recommended plan proposes a Sewage Management Program to be implemented throughout the Borough.
Executor: RONALD KUNTZ Address: 824 Williams Avenue Walnutport, PA 18088
The recommended plan is subject to approval by Department of Environmental Protection under 25 PA Code Chapter 71, Subchapter E, and Chapter 93. The implementation of the Sewage Management Program will include adoption of an ordinance for the regular inspection, operation and maintenance of on-lot sewage disposal systems. The estimated annual cost to a residential property owner is approximately $100.
Or his Attorney: David B. Shulman, Esquire SHULMAN & SHABBICK 1935 Center Street Northampton, PA 18067 4/28-5/12 NOTICE OF CERTIFICATION 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 purposes of obtaining a Certificate of Organization of a proposed domestic limited liabiltity 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: Rising Sun Ranch, LLC
A 30-day comment period is hereby established from May 5, 2011 through June 3, 2011 to allow the general public to comment on the proposed plan. All comments must be submitted in writing. Borough Council will respond to all written comments before taking action on the proposed sewage facilities plan in accordance with Act 537 of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and PaDEP Regulations, Chapter 71. Borough Council will consider adoption of the plan at its June 6, 2011 meeting. Copies of the full text of the proposed Act 537 Sewage Facilities Plan are available for review at the office of the Chapman Borough Secretary/ Treasurer, Mr. John Defassio, at 1400 Main Street in Chapman Borough. Call 610-837-0842 to make arrangements to review the document.
Alfred S. Pierce, Esquire PIERCE & DALLY, LLC 124 Belvidere Street Nazareth, PA 18064 5/5 BOROUGH OF NORTHAMPTON EXECUTIVE MEETING
Chapman Borough Council John Defassio, Borough Secretary/Treasurer
Notice is hereby given that Northampton Borough Council will meet in an executive session on Thursday, May 5, 2011, at 6:30 P.M. in Council
Don’t Get Stuck With Your Junk
YARD SALE! Place your Yard Sale ad in the Home News for only $6!! the Gene Zarayko meeting on 7:00 at hold a public Borough Manager April, 2010, NG 27th day of Lehigh Township (4/15) at SHIPPING/RECEIvI p.m., at the CLERK Building located AllenMunicipal Drive, Walnut$10/hr. 2nd shift. PUBLIC NOTICE 1069 Municipal for the purpose Data entry. OF 15-21, 2010 OrshipBOROUGH town. 32 hrs/week. port, PA 18088 trucks and the following ed NEWS April NORTHAmPTON Checking in be able to work of enacting is summariz 14 THE HOME at 610ments. Must dinance which of the complete Call HTSS Borough Civil Weekends. are availbelow. Copies Northampton ion has schedOrdinance (4/15) Commiss Friday, April 432-4161. text of the Northampton County Service on Townable at the in the uled a meeting the Lehigh 2:30 p.m., Law Library, Building and 16, 2010 at Room at Borough CONSTRUCTION ship Municipal and may be 12 P.M. Conference Laubach Avenue, avail. in A-town News Mondays Positions Deadline The Home during regular busi. req. HTSS: Hall, 1401 Pennsylvania. 7 or ton, dayshift $14hr.exp examined Ph: 610.837.010 ewsPA.com EOE ed@HomeN OF Northamp (4/15) 610-432-4161. ness hours. E-mail: classifi ORDINANCE AN Richard Ackerman TOWNSHIP, Commission ON THE mARK LEHIGH COUNTY, Civil Service LLC NOw HIRING ClassiREPAIRS, AMENDNORTHAMPTON (4/15) News repair needs. Call The Home 382 to fill your Call PENNSYLVANIA, TOWNSHIP All small home MENTS . PA17842 fieds at 610-923-0 ING THE LEHIGH CE, ORDIFree Estimates with local workMuSicAl iNSTru D FOr SAlE as $6/ PUBLIC NOTICE TH open positions ZONING ORDINAN 4/2 – TN 610-248-6741. 2002-1, ADOPTE Rates as low OF NAZARE ers today! NANCE NO. 2002, AS AMENDBOROUGH CASH PAID guitars, 3, TO (4/15) DAYBED APRIL week. BorON PINK GIRL’Sadditional matTIME TO TIME,FOR For your unwanted given that the . Buy-SellYArD SAlE ED FROM NOTICE is of the Borough of PROVICE 613 a twin fiddles and amplifiers Like new with ANIMAL th to make Council DEFINE AND County, YARD SALE9 AvAILABLE Call Ron: 610-681-4 TN* IN ough tress undernea Northampton ), mULTI FAmILY INTERNSHIPS CONCENTRATED firm Call 610-261- Trade 24, 2010. OPERATIONS bed. $75.00 IN- Nazareth, nia (the “Borough”on Saturday April FEEDING ns company St John’s UCC TOWNSHIP (4/15) . Pennsylva 2318 public meeting ated, Local publicatio a.m. – 3 p.m. St Nazareth. THE LEHIGH will hold a SErvicES a self-motiv 6:00 p.m. in ZONING DISTRICT 183 S BroadHall. Refreshlooking for individual for our 21, 2010, at DUSTRIAL Building, April er gy RE of Borough high-ener program. The right TOP SOIL s and partswith the in the & Church Streets, ial Fraunfeld DAN’S LAwN-CA available. load. LandAll Ordinance & Commerc internship (4/1 – 4/22) W. Center Pennsylvania, for work with editors, inconsistent Spe- ments Residential $200.00 Tri-Axle shroom Soil. of candidate will Ordinances be repealed. , and marketSpring Mowing Nazareth, consideration scape-Boulders-Mu more ial & Industrial g. Call 610-216- mowing. graphic designers the act shall purpose of als. For your cial. Commerc Light Excavatin Es- the action upon a Ordinance Sue at of EvENTS ing profession - We will beat and Backenstoe, please call skern@ e”), a summary 2044 (4/1 – 9/30) Properties ce price by ION David M. information, (the “Ordinanc or email the following HAm & DANDEL current maintenan FREE Esis set forth in 610-767-9600, quire Insured. Township which Fully DINNER M 10%. 828. FOR RENT Solicitor, Lehigh idpcreative.com 4-7 p.m. Tickets caption: CE PARTY TENTS (4/1-4/15) timates. 610-837-5 April 17th UCC 4415 New514 Main Street “AN ORDINAN OR SALE SET UP OF THE PA 18055 AND $9. Dryland info. call Rich 484Hellertown, H, OF THE COUNCIL WE DELIVER 6107766225 HOME OF NAZARET burg Rd. For ORK DONE? (4/8, 4/15) TENTS BOROUGH COUNTY, NEED BRICKw ALL OUR R T Y T E N T S F O R NTS 894-9799. (4/8-4/15) Masonry. ChimNORTHAMPTON AUTHORIZProfessional repointing, and W W W. PA ARTY.COM iMPrOvEME ISSUPENNSYLVANIA, BUILDING (3/4-8/26) ney repairs, Experienced and RENTBYM PUBLIC NOTICE DIRECTING EvANS S. AND BISCUIT OBLI& mEETING L ING PAUL LLC GENERA much more. a free quote call CHICKEN wORKSHOP ng CONTRACTOR, ANCE OF SERIES OF PIE DINNER NOTICE insured. For • Remodeli FOR SALE to benefit Tile. Additions GATION NOTE,BOROUGH IN POTATOES Farm, 1 mile 484-896-0470. (3/18-5/20) (Country Style) UMC, May L Repairs Ceramic OF THIS Council will 2010 PRINCIPA 610-262Chimney Quarries Open Twin Maple ATE Borough Chapman or 5:45 PM, Price Bath School Rd. Meeting in THE AGGREG$2,138,000 PURLicense: PA006229832 South Bath BorOF PLATE 15, 4:30 free, Call 610-837M hold a Workshop at the Bath 215 AMOUNT THE PENNSYLVA6646 or 610-264-3 NAZARETH INC. Daily. (7/30-TN)* $8-under 5 TO Heckman Hall 072 Building, GLASS CO., Street GOVERNMENT / 610-767-5 (4/15 – 4/29) Municipal PA 18014, on SUANT Chunk 7410 LOCAL ough NIA 27 Mauch Bath, ACT, AS AMEND5:00 BATTERY HARVEY VINYL HOUSE PLANS E. Main St., UNIT DEBT THE PURPOSE 20, 2010 at and BlueHEISLER’S Nazareth, Pa. WINDOWS Tuesday, April new OUTLET Custom Drafting ED, FOR ING THIS BORPOTPIE SUPPER and REPLACEMENT Storm Windesign your CHICKEN in Bath Sat. April sharpened PM. OF REFUND of the meeting L OBLIGAprinting - I will or home addition Chainsaws the foot. All types SOLAR ROOMSRepaired InsuSt. Johns Eat In or Take out. The purpose to general 2004; by OUGH’S GENERA dream home property, lifestyle, p.m. Mirrors, SERIES OFSUCH new chains factory seconds and dows & Screens will be in reference Plexiglass, home. 24th 4-7$8, Ages 6-12 $4, 5 and TION NOTE, to suit your you. Full time, THAT lated Glass, of batteries, 610-262-8703 your Adults Borough business. AT NEDETERMINING M* Repairs made at budget and since 1980. Free MatSOLD Danko FREE. BE A. 4/22) Mike first line. Call: under Judith IN. Call (4/15, NOTE SHALL quick serviceCall Ron Eberts, Free Estimates682 Closed SatSALE; DETERM Borough Manager GOTIATEDSUCH DEBT SHALL estimates. Designer: 610-681ula 610-759-3 (4/15) S wANTED DEBT ING THAT FOr rENT Residential TN* CTORAL urdays CRAFT vENDOR ACTN* Twsp. SummerBE NONELE 4613. BOROUGH; East Allen @ Bicentennial NOTICE 2 BDRm APT’S. OF THIS A PROPOSAL FOR 2 LOvELY BATH fee, fest 7/24/10 SPECIAL mEETING AREA NOTE, NOTARY IN CEPTING non-refundable only, ROOFING OF SUCH Center 154 NORTHAmPTON Park. $15 own table. To regfloor. Adults R. C. SILFIES CTOR PURCHASE TED SALE, AND Billings Service 2nd & 3rd included. Private PA 610SCHOOL DISTRICT must provide 140. CONTRA EsSt., Bath, AT NEGOTIASUCH NOTE AND call 610-767-7 N. Walnut *4/15 heat, S/W/G 588 roofing. Free & Tags MEETING All types of Insured. Randy AWARDINGFORTH RELATED M ister Entrances 610-837-0 (4/8-4/29) 837-6291 Titles Area NASD BOARD ton timates. Fullyowner. 610-837PROVIDING Northamp of Educa- SETTING NS; The PROVISIO NOTE, WHEN ISGOODS Board C. Silfies, L SPOrTiNG M School Districta Special Meeting Patronize THAT SUCH 8225. PA036835 BE GENERA tion will hold Purposes and FaAdvertisers SUED, SHALL OF THIS BORDERHAmmER’S Home News IONS for General the Middle School SERIES, OBLIGAT BAIT SHOP Worms, S THE on THANK cilities with Live Bait, OUGH; FIXING FORM, DATE, Committee cArD OF All Kinds of Tackle. 3580 Construction April 21, 2010 at SUBSTANTIAL 610THANKS DATES, INTERMinnow & Fishing PAYWednesday,the first floor conferCARDS OF Northampton. MATURITY INTEREST Chruch Rd., 6:00 PM in of the Administration all EST RATES, REGISTRAlike to thank 262-6639. (3/25-6/24) ence room We would relatives for the MENT DATES, ES, PLACE Laubach Ave., and L Building, 2014PA. kindTION PRIVILEG our friends OF PRINCIPA and acts of my Northampton, Board Secretary of OF PAYMENT T AND REcards, prayers WANTED the passing A speTerry A. Leh, OF AND INTERES ness during S Borda. PROVISIONS (4/15) staff DEMPTION husband, Lewis PINBALL mACHINE AUTHORIZING to the caring BALL & CANSUCH NOTE; ATTESTATION Funeral cial thank you ARew OLDER GUM S, PENNY ew mEETING EXECUTION, TICATION OF at the Bartholom DY MACHINE OLDER COIN Zee Bartholom EXECUTIvE H OF AND AUTHEN PROVIDING Home and and compasBOROUG CADE & ANY MACHINES. SUCH NOTE; RELATED TO for their guidance OPERATED CALL DARYL 610NORTHAmPTON Family COVENANTS sion. APPLICABLE CASH PAID. The Borda 4/15 REgiven that DEBT SERVICE NOTE AS 767-9135 (1/14-12/17) Notice is hereby TO SUCH SUCH ACT AND Borough CounBY Northampton in an executive CONQUIRED LVANIA -lEGAl G cil will meetThursday, April 15, THE PENNSY Public NOTicE OFFicE SPAcE AND PLEDGIN session on STITUTION p.m. in Council of this ESTATE NOTICE 2010, at 6:45 FOr rENT S Gimbel The purposediscuss on page 15 Joseph m. Chambers. to Continued session is OFFICE – BUSINES LE M. Gimbel, executive l matters. in SPACE AvAILAB personne Estate of Joseph Route 248 Township, County along busy remodel to suit late of Mooreton and CommonWill Berlinsville. le Rent. All of NorthampPennsylvania, detenant. Reasonab card. wealth of major credit and a valid utilities included. and disclaimer (1/14 – TN) ceased. commitment Call for full details qualifying ers.html required. *Requires tary have om/disclaim y credit score .4digitaltv.c EsSatisfactor Letters Testamen ED @ http://www on the above peror visit us been granted HElP WANT ed. All undersign the the REPS tate to claims against CALL CENTER Beth/ sons having to present openings in Call center estate are requested and all persons 8.00/hr. Bilingual Bath area, must be fluent in to make them in writing the estate Social Hall preferred, Spanish. Must be indebted to us in care of the AtBingo at Bath Payout on English & payment to below. weekends. Come out to -inc. avail for evenings/ here, Bigger torney noted at www.htss Apply online 610-432-4161 for es Weekly, Smoke-free Atmosp Cindy Lou Bachman com or call Number Increas le (4/15) 2778 Hill Drive more info. EOE Games, Froggie Food Availab Bath, PA 18014 Door Prizes, EXECUTRIXSPENGLER, ESFORKLIFT DANIEL G. in Beth area. at 5:30 p.m., FT openings Open operators QUIRE Street forklift Doors 110 East Main for stand-up 9hr to start. Must at 7:00 p.m. Bath, PA 18014 1st shift avail, exp to qualify. Games Start the Estate 161 new people Attorney for have previous meet @ 610-432-4 and HTSS Call (4/1, 4/8, 4/15) Come out EOE (4/15) for more info. a friend!
assi!fieds ThetheClDea ls are
(610) 923-0382 or visit
Your Local News 0 Over $40 us! omer Bon New Cust -73 15 1-8 77- 782
You’ll find more local news here
Bored on Frid
52 weeks a year! S PICKER/PACKER Beth area. 8-9/ FT pos in the between 6amhr to start shifts online at www. 7pm, M-F. Apply or call 610-432htss-inc.com info. EOE (4/15) 4161 for more
PUBLIC mEETING Lehigh Township
HEREBY GIVINOTICE ISBoard of SuperviEN, that the Township will sors of Lehigh
e avail able
Save Over Newsstand !
Read The Home News each week and be informed about your community. P.O. Box 39 Bath, Pa. Tel. 484-923-0382 www.HomeNewsPA.com
ar a yeyou
n whe cribe! s sub
Military Affairs Council To salute veterans The Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council (LVMAC) is pleased to announce their 8th annual Salute to the Troops dinner scheduled for Friday May 13. Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley will be the keynote speaker at the dinner which is the premier event celebrating Armed Forces week in the Lehigh Valley. This event brings together active military, ROTC, veterans, elected officials and the general public for an evening filled with thanks and appreciation to the military. and is sponsored by the City of Allentown. Many local service men and women attend free of charge through sponsorships by organizations, businesses and individuals from around the Lehigh Valley. The event is open to anyone who supports the military. The event will be held at the Holiday Inn at 9th and Hamilton streets from 6 PM to 10 PM . A dinner of surf and turf will be served at 7 PM following the cocktail hour from 6 to 7 PM.. For the past eight years an original painting by a local artist has been commissioned by the LVMAC in celebration of Armed Forces week. This year’s painting is by Kathyrn T Maxwell. In keeping with the event’s eight year tradition, limited production prints of this painting will be given to attendees to commemorate the occasion.
Tickets are available through the Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council by telephone at 484-788-0196 or by email at admin.office @ lvmac.org. More information and ticket forms can also be obtained through the organization’s web blog at www.lvmac.wordpress.com. Tickets are $35.00 per person as are sponsorships for attendance by military and spouses.
“If you refuse me,” he swore, “I shall die.” She refused him.Sixty years later he died.
Konkrete Kids Edu. foundation Golf tournament
The Northampton Area Konkrete Kids Educational Foundation will host its second annual golf tournament on Monday, June 20. The tournament will be held at Woodstone Country Club in Danielsville. The tournament is played as a four person scramble and begins at 11:30 a.m. with a shotgun start. Tickets include green and cart fees and a hot buffet dinner following the tournament. Prizes are awarded for winning teams, longest drive, and closest to the pin. There is also a hole-in- one contest as well as a “Beat the Pro” con-
5 aNNIVERSa y p R p Ha FORDable pet Cente y tH
Family Owned & Operated
Full Line Pet Store for your Cats, Dogs, Birds, Tropical Fish & Small Animals. Natural Food Section, Major Brand Food, Pet Toys, Gifts, Treats
Come Celebrate with us all day on May 14th with Refreshments & Special Discounts
THE HOME NEWS May 5-11, 2011 15 test. The deadline for golfers to register for the tournament is June 6. The Foundation is also seeking individuals and Northampton AARP Chapbusinesses willing to be ter 3915 will meet on May 11, tournament sponsors. Anyone wishing to register as a at the Allen Township Fire golfer for the tournament or Company. Doors will open serve as a sponsor can email at 12:00 noon. Entertainment the Konkrete Kids Educa- will be The Happy Boomtional Foundation at events@ badears. Refreshments will konkretefoundation.org or be served. Picnic tickets will be on sale for the June AARP call Bill at 610-349-6510. picnic. Anyone interested in the AARP bus trips pease Rarity One of the curiosities of lit- contact Sharon at 610-262erature is the borrowed 9182. New members are welcome at our meetings. book that comes back.
R&D Custom Projects LLC Construction & Beyond
Flooring, Drywall, Painting, Replacement Windows, Concrete, Sidewalks, Porches, Kitchens, Bathrooms, Basement Remodels, Siding & Other Handyman Services
Fully Insured • Free Estimates
Call Roger Gold at 610-216-6284 PA008420
Everything you need to keep your pets Happy & Healthy! 610-440-0245 • Hrs. Mon.-Sat. 9-8 2022 Main St., Northampton (lower level - rear) parking in Municipal Lot
Spring Has Sprung at
Blue Barn Nursery Mother’s Day Flowers
3890 Hollo Rd Easton PA ¼ mile west of 33 on 248 & Hollo Rd Lower Nazareth Open Daily @ 8 AM • 610-759-4750 1 Free pack of Flowers Just for stopping by with this coupon
Bulk Mulch/ Stones/Soils/ Bag Products
Expires May 31st 2011
Any one single regularly priced item with this coupon Expires May 31st 2011
20% o f f
Your total purchase with this coupon Expires May 31st 2011
Blue Barn is Blooming
16 THE HOME NEWS May 5-11, 2011
Thomas Jordan, who played at Bethlehem Catholic in the early 1960’s and went on to play at Michigan State University.
Police Blotter Motor Vehicle Accident In Lower Nazareth
Anthony Kositz starts the race -Photo by Thomas Reed.
Football Hall of Fame dinner
The annual induction dinner for the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame will be held tomorrow night, May 6, in the Northampton Memorial
Youngest participant Richie Carmen and his dad Larry -Photo by Thomas Reed. Community Center. Inductees will include the late Jimmy Gum, a star player at both Pen Argyl High School and Lehigh University, who died in 2006 after a courageous battle with ALS, Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Also to be honored include the following;
Edward Yaple, a Northampton High School player in the early 1950’s who went on to play at Syracuse University. Bob Mitchell, who was the coach at Northwestern Lehigh from 1981 to 2009, winning 160 games. Jim Laser, a standout athlete at Emmaus High in the
JUSTIN COYLE came in 2nd in the 36-45 category. – Home News photo early 1960’s who went on to play at the University of Delaware. Richard Berner, a standout at Whitehall High who later coached at Saucon Valley High.
MOORE TOWNSHIP ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION Fall Football/Cheerleading/Soccer Sign-ups
FOOTBALL COMMISSIONER: Ed Ritter (610) 759-9422 CHEERLEADING COMMISSIONER: Michelle Schoeneberger (610) 767-9499 SOCCER COMMISSIONER: Rick Hanley (610) 760-2927
Please contact commissioners with questions on age groups, football weights, etc.
Sign Up Fees: $45.00 each for the first 2 children $10.00 each for additional children
Sign up for Summer Football Camp! Runs for 2 weeks July 18-21, 25-28 Ages 6-14 $25
PLEASE NOTE: A $50.00 work bond is required at time of sign-up. Please bring a check payable to Parents Auxillary for each child. The check will ONLY be cashed if you do not show up for your scheduled snack stand duty requirement. Otherwise, the check will be returned to you at the end of the season. Thank you for your understanding.
*** For first time sign-ups: Please bring a copy of the child’s birth certificate***
Fundraiser Fees: Lottery Calendars- You will receive 8 lottery calendars for $40.00. Sell each calendar for $5.00 which reimburses you at 100% cost OR Pay a $20.00 buyout. You only have to do the fundraiser for 2 children. NOTE: This is our main fundraiser for the year. Money collected goes directly back to the program and to your children. Please support us by purchasing the lottery calendars!!
ALL FEES (SIGN-UP, WORK BOND AND FUNDRAISER) ARE DUE AT TIME OF SIGN-UP! The Northampton Area School District does not sponsor or sanction this program / event/ activity
Two vehicles collided at Nazareth Pike & Daniels Rd. (Rts. 191 & 946) at 1:01 p.m. April 29. No one was injured. CRPD said Marissa Altemose, 18, of Dianne Rd., Bath, was driving a 2004 Hyundai noth on Nazareth Pike and attempted to turn left on to Daniels Rd. Meanwhile, Robert Evraets, Jr., 23, of Easton Rd., Nazareth, was traveling south on Nazareth Pike and approaching the intersection. Ms. Altemose pulled into the oncoming path of Evraets’ car and they collided. Hecktown Fire Co. assisted with fluid clean-up and both vehicles were towed.
Colonial Regional Police Department conducted a prostitution sting on Sunday, May 1. Pauline A. Wiggins, 26, of 149 W. Linden St. Apt. B, Allentown, was taken into custody after offering sex for $225.00 to an undercover police officer. She was released and a summons will be sent by District Judge James Narlesky. Ebony Michelle Armstead, 24, 512 Hazel St., Allentown, was taken into custody after offering an undercover officer sex for $180.00. She was released and a summons will be sent by Narlesky.
Looking for A New Pet Groomer Boarding Kennel Healthy Pet Food or Pet Supplies? Look no further than Homestead Kennels for your pet needs *Open all year *Tours Welcome *Owners lives on premise
HOMESTEAD KENNELS “Serving Area Pets Since 1982”
575 Jacobsburg Road, Nazareth, PA 18064 Phone: 610-759-5531 www.Homestead-Kennels.com
Published on May 4, 2011