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Bath Council okays bid to Reconstruct park pavilion By BILL HALBFOERSTER The Home News
Bath Borough Council on Monday approved a low bid by a Mountaintop contractor to get the ball rolling for reconstruction of the Keystone Park pavilion. The bid from C. E. Ankiewicz was $204,000, significantly higher than the $126,000 that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) had allocated to rebuild the hurricane-damaged pavilion, Borough Manager Tom Petrucci said. But he said that a FEMA representative told him the agency will pay for the overrun as long as the borough follows the original scope of work. To cover the balance on the last payment, Council will borrow from the Pennsylvania Local Government Investment Trust (PLGT) or a local bank, and then be reimbursed by FEMA. The contractor has 120 days to tear down the old pavilion, build a new retaining wall, and complete the pavilion and parking lot. Another bid that the borough received was for $253,900. Other Matters • Diane Smith had numerous questions for Council.
Heavy black smoke rose from a vehicle that was consumed by a raging fire on Saturday, April 29 at about 9 a.m. The vehicle was parked beyond the railroad tracks on S. Walnut St. Bath Firefighters extinguished the blaze and local and state police also responded to the scene. – Home News photo
First, she would like sidewalks installed up to her home, but was told the borough would have to do it for others. She said some people are getting sidewalks for free, while others have to pay for them. Petruccci answered that a Census Block Tract is for low income areas, making them eligible for a CDBG grant that includes S. Chestnut St., Old Forge Dr., one side of W. Main St., and Green St. She also owns a S. Walnut St. shopping mall and questioned why a business there could not replace a sign, but Firefighters followed tradition by pushing East Allen’s new fire was told he can’t because of truck into the station. They had an assist from the truck’s 515 – Home News photos a new ordinance. Petrucci H.P. diesel engine. asked Council for directions on how and when to enforce the new law that they passed on Monday. “Whatever you think is best,” said Council President Robert Fields. Petrucci said most violations are temporary signs. By BILL HALBFOERSTER and others worked together • In a report for the fire- The Home News as a team since the fall of fighters, it was noted that EnThe East Allen Township 2012. Mrs. Schaffer also was gine 4011 had to have repairs, Volunteer Fire Department a part of it, bringing food to and they cost $6,141. had a two-part ceremony un- Andrew and his dad and ev• Fields announced that der sun-filled, blue skies this eryone at the station as they Petrucci has been serving as past Saturday, May 4 at their worked on bricks at the flagborough manager in Bath station along Nor-Bath Blvd. pole. Additional bricks will for a year. He was applaud- (Rt. 329). be purchased when there is a ed. Fields also noted that the More than 100 people were fund-raiser for more. Looking Nazareth Chamber of Com- in attendance as both a flag- to the audience, with more merce now carries the name pole and their new 95-ft. Scouts in attendance, Frantz Nazareth – Bath Area Cham- tower aerial fire truck were said he has applications availber of Commerce. dedicated. able if they’d like to join the • Councilman Mike Reph, The flagpole was an Eagle department. reporting on the Lehigh Val- Scout project done by Scout The ceremony opened as ley Planning Commission, Andrew Schaffer of Troop 43 the flag was raised with milisaid there is a new initiative in Bath. All of the work and tary assistance provided by that will have 13 valley bridg- funding sources were done VFW Post 7293 of Egypt as the es replaced. Another billion by Andrew, with help and colors were marked. The Nadollars may come from the support given to him by his tional Anthem was sung by state to replace infrastructure, father and some members Michelle Krill and the prayer hopefully to include Bath’s of the fire department. The offered by The Rev. Glenn bridge. engraved bricks around the Rice. • Councilwoman Carol flagpole were donated by Anthony acknowledged all Bear-Heckman promoted the people whose names appear the key personnel of the fire new Bath guide, and the gar- on them. department as well as digniden faire that the Gov. Wolf As Ray Anthony and Fire taries who were present. In Historical Society will have Chief Barry Frantz of the de- her remarks, State Represenon May 17-18. partment noted, they always tative Marcia Hahn said she • Councilwoman Jennifer wanted a flagpole after an has had three favorite groups George thanked the Boy and addition was built a few years in her life: the scouts, military, Girl Scouts who helped in the ago to the station. Andrew and firefighters. All are dedirecent Earth Day clean-up of parks. INDEX: • Councilwoman Kathryn Roberts wondered how to Pet Section.....................2 Nazareth . ....................10 slow motorists on Old Forge Drive, possibly improving the Envirothon.....................6 Sermonette ..................11 speed bumps. Councilwoman Flashback ......................8 Classifieds ........... 14 & 15 Continued on page 15
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Firemen of year 2012 and 2011, Marc Wisniewski and Sean Frantz, received plaques. cated in what they do, she said, and she thanked them for their service. Ellen Kern, chief of staff for State Senator Pat Browne, said the firefighters are true heroes. Andrew’s father told the audience all of the efforts that went into completing his son’s Eagle Scout project and expressed his thanks to all who helped. “Taps” was played during the dedication as the VFW carried out their portion of the ceremony. Two memorial plaques were dedicated to deceased members Continued on page 11
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Little Free Library project by Girl Scouts OK’d by Council Members of Junior Girl Scout Troop 8219 at Christ Church came to Bath Borough Council on Monday night. They and their leader, Theresa Schmoyer, proposed a “Little Free Library” as their Bronze Award project. It is a creative and self-contained weatherproof box with a roof and plexiglass windows and doors. They look like dollhouses for books. Little Free Library is the largest library network in the world, founded on the idea that the free sharing of books creates a sense of connection and community. There are no due dates, late fees, or library cards required, and the doors
would be open every day of the week, 24 hours a day, the girls told Council. The library will have a sign that simply asks users to return a book. One scout said that the Little Free Library serves a different function than the school library. Kids can keep the books forever, which helps to promote literacy and reading at home. Mrs. Schmoyer, who will be officially registered Little Free Library Steward, said she would like the “library” to be placed in Keystone Park near the pavilion. It would basically contain children’s books, some they might receive from the
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Nazareth Garden Club The Nazareth Garden Club kicked off the 2013 season with two programs in March and April. In March they heard from Mr. Bassem Samaan who spoke ofunusual fruit trees and brought specimen samples for the group. In April Parkland Nurseries gave a presentation on vertical plants and the benefits for home and business. Each month tournaments are held for garden specimen. April winners in Horticulture were: Patti Moser (2), Sara Carson, Dan Roman, Betty Tumpey, Debbie DeSousa, Eileen Hayes and Kathy Juran. In Floral Arrangements: Apothecary Treasures: Novice Class - Mimzy Schaller, 1st place. Advanced Class - Marilyn Bull, second place and Debbie DeSousa, third place. For March Madness: Novice Class - Evanne Maher 1st place and Alison Rothrock 2nd place. Advanced Class - Marily Bull 1st place and Debbie DeSousa 3rd place. May tournament winners in Horticulture Tournament were: Linda Marascio (2), June Hahn, Donna Baylor(2), Debbie DeSousa (2), Susan Bittner, Betty Tumpey (3), Loretta Rhyder, and Kathy Juran. Floral Arrangement winners were: Rubber Ducky, You're the One: Advanced - Marilyn Bull 1st, Debbie DeSousa 2nd, and Donna Baylor 3rd. April Showers: Novice Class - Evanne Maher 1st place. Intermediate Class - Mimzy Schaller 1st place. Advanced Class - Debbie DeSousa, 1st and Marilyn Bull, 2nd place. The Power of Pink: Intermediate Class - Mimzy Schaller 1st place. Advanced Class - Marilyn Bull 1st place and Debbie DeSousa 2nd place. The annual plant auction, with Tom Abruzzi of Dotta Auction Co, will be held on May 14th at Dryland UCC, 4455 Newburg Road, Nazareth at 7:00 p.m. The next regular meeting will be on June 18th, featuring a Bird House Gourd workshop and the monthly horticulture and arrangement tournaments. Visitors are always welcome and there is no admission charge. For more information please call Sandee Rinehart at 610-865-5439.
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St. Paul’s captures sixth LV dartball championship
St. Paul’s UCC of Northampton has a habit of winning. They won the 2012-13 championship in the Suburban Inter-Church Dart Baseball League, and on Monday defeated the Bethlehem City League for the Lehigh Valley Championship. It was their sixth victory in the 58th year of the best-of-five game series. City champ Fritz Wesleyan won the first game, 4-1, but St. Paul’s took the next three games, 6-1, 12-7, and 5-1. In game two, Fritz got a single run in the 1st and 2nd, two in the 3rd inning and won. Jennifer Erkinger homered for St. Paul’s. Game three saw the Northampton players score three runs in the 5th, highlighted by Zack Kern’s 3-run homer. Fritz got a run in the 6th, but St. Paul’s answered with three in the 8th, including a Paul Slimmon 2-run homer as they won 6-1. St. Paul’s got three runs in the 1st inning of game four, both teams scored a run in
the 4th, but St. Paul’s picked up five more in the 5th. Fritz made it 9-3, but St. Paul’s scored three runs in the top of the 9th. Fritz rallied for four runs in the bottom of the 9th, but fell short. In game five, the Northampton team scored one in the 1st, both scored in the 3rd, but St. Paul’s tallied two more runs in the 5th and another in the 7th to seal the victory. Hitting Leaders St. Paul’s – Jason Gross, 8 for 17; Brian Gross, 6 for 12; Jennifer Erkinger, 6 for 16 with a homer; Paul Slimmon, 5 for 15 and a 2-run homer; Kevin Gross, 4 for 15, and Rich Kern, 4 for 16. Fritz Wesleyan – Matt Balikian, Herb Gates, Blair Weller, Jason Rehm, and Curt Wegsahry, all 6 for 17, and Woody Rehm, 5 for 17. Banquet Suburban will have its annual banquet next Wednesday, May 15 at 6 p.m. in Dryland U.C.C. Church, Newburg.
Northampton A.A. Registering players For fall football
Bob Moyer of Bath shows off his gymnastics skills and entertains the entertainer Saturday night at the Bath Fire Social Hall. Raymond the Amish comic was welcomed back to Bath for a two-hour show filled with laughs and jokes aimed at neighboring towns.
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Austin Kolesnick, 15, shot this turkey while hunting with his dad in Lower Saucon on Saturday, May 4. The turkey weighed 21.2 lbs. and had a 9 1/2” beard and 1 1/8 spurs.
“Images of Sports” in Production
Currently in production at Arcadia Publishing "Images of sports: Nazareth Speedway" is a pictorial history book covering the history of the Nazareth Racetrack from the late 1800's to its closing in 2004. Author Tracy BergerCarmen says the book will be in local stores in the fall. A few photographs have been rejected by the publisher due to quality. Berger- Carmen now has additional time to get more pictures from race fans in the community to scan for the book. She is looking for drivers and cars specifically from dirt tracks 1/2 and 1 1/8th as well as special events such as demolition derbies and enduro races. Photos will be returned and credit will be given under each to those who contribute. For information you can go to Facebook (search under "Nazareth Speedway") where pictures of the track and book information continue to be posted. Any questions or contribution interests can be directed to Tracy at (610) 5049387.
Kids Reel In prizes
The Bath Area Fish Committee awarded prizes at the annual kids fishing contest on April 13 at the Monocacy Creek in Bath. Children who reeled in prize winners were Grace Caiv, Ronald Rausth, Alexis Defrancesca, Aiden Green, Michael Howell, Logan Berger, Madison Berger, Dakota S., Hope Green, Skylar Bachman, Gordon Rodriguez, Andrew Young. Two large fish were pulled from the creek that day by Mitchell George and Sara Praetorius, both 20 inches.
Charity Softball Game planned
The Greatest Softball team in the Lehigh Valley Conference will challenge their senior citizen counterparts (let the trash talking begin!) to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Students will face off against the faculty on May 18th at 10 a.m. on the Nazareth Middle School softball field to raise money for ACS. If you would like to help support a great cause, see your favorite Blue Eagles player or coach and sponsor them as they take part in the event. 100% of all funds will be donated to the American Cancer Society. The event is on facebook or you can contact Jeremy Stezer at 610-6141927 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Northampton County 2013 Envirothon winners named
The Northampton County Conservation District held its 16th annual Envirothon competition at Louise Moore Park in Bethlehem and Lower Nazareth Townships on April 25. The Envirothon is an environmental competition for students in grades 9 through 12. A team consists of 5 students and an advisor. Each team was given materials and study objectives in advance from which they studied. The students were tested in five areas: Wildlife, Forestry, Soils and Land Use, Aquatic Ecology and a current environmental issue (this year’s topic was Grazing Livestock for Improved Herd Health and Land Management.) This year, five schools competed with a total of ten teams. Competing were Bangor Area High School, Nazareth Area High School, Pen Argyl Area High School, Freedom High School,
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A banquet held this past Wednesday, May 1 at the BarnHouse Village celebrated the 85th anniversary of the Bath Lions Club. The club was chartered in March 1928, sponsored by the Bethlehem Lions Club. Speaking to the members and guests was Past International Director Gene Polgar, whose topic was “In a Community of Service.” He said that the club in more than eight decades has had leadership in following the vision of Lionism, and asserted that there is still much work to do in the community. Polgar commended the Lions for stepping up and helping those in need, as he noted their help in raising money and collecting food for the Bath Food Bank and Second Harvest Food Bank. “Many in the community don’t know where their next meal is coming from,” he said, and those efforts have done much to relieve the stress. “By yourself you can do little,” he said, “but together we can do so much.” He urged the Lions to find new projects, and bring new hope for those in the community. “Food baskets bring smiles on people’s faces,” he said. Polgar said that when the club was chartered 85 years ago they could have taken three paths – being a knife and fork club, a social club, or a true service club, “seeking out projects and people in the community who need your help.” He concluded, “Have you made a difference?” He cited the many ways in which the Bath Lions have made miracles happen over the years. “Continue to work on service,” he said. International Awards P.I.D. Polgar, a member of the Whitehall Lions Club in Lehigh County, then presented three Certificates of Appreciation from Lions International President Wayne Madden of Indiana. They went to Lions Jack Metcalf, Marvin Werkheiser, and PDG Bill Halbfoerster (his fourth), long-time members of the club. Certificates of appreciation were also presented on behalf of District 14-K Governor Linwood Gehris to club president William Falstich and club secretary Daniel Spengler. Falstich led the program, the dinner invocation was given by Lion Rev. Jay R. Wetzel, and entertainment was provided by a singing group from Northampton High School, led by Ms. Emily Reinsmith.
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THE HOME NEWS May 9-15, 2013
The Governor Wolf Historical Society will hold its first annual Garden Faire 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18 on the grounds of the society’s campus, 6600 Jacksonville Road, Bath. This new annual event will feature vendors offering a wide variety of plants, including annuals, perennials,
roses, herbs and vegetables, trees and shrubs, all displayed in and around three historic buildings and an herb and pleasure garden. There will also be a selection of garden art, birdhouses, tools and many other garden-related items There will be lectures on garden-related topics, and when you need a break, enjoy food catered by The Daily Continued on page 11
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Flashback 30 years April 1983 of The Home News Compiled by Peggy Spengler-Moser
• Local 4-H club elects officers: Pres. Lorraine Hahn, V-Pres. Connie Remaly, Sec. Kris Meyers, Treas. Diane Erkinger, Song Leader Ann Werkheiser, and News Reporter Lesa Coken. • Sean Erney, Andy Decker, Steve Yost, Eric Tamandl, Anthony LeMenager, Michael Geisbest, Jamie Schmidt, and John Wilson were winners in Pack 33’s cake contest. Do they still bake? • Jeremy Merchen, John Eppinger, David Caserata, and Steven Caserta were the four Moore Township wrestlers who took honors at the Bloomsburg State College Tournament. • Retired Bath Principal Kermit Fehnel was saluted by 773 pupils and faculty at a special program by the George Wolf Elementary School. Former PA Gov. Wolf was father of public education. • The Bath Lions Club’s 55th Anniversary was celebrated with a dinner at the Twin Lakes Country Club. Speak to the group was Angelo Scarselletti. Club president was Willard Stratz. • Residents of Allen Township approached the Board of Supervisors with 16 items of concern, which included trucks, drainage woes, noise,
speeding, odors, and rough roads. • Policy writing by the Northampton Area School Board included exchange students, bus accident procedures, and graduation requirements. Superintendent Edwin Coyle was in attendance. • A Freedom Shrine was presented by Northampton Exchange Club’s Chairman Harry Wetemeyer to the Washington Elementary School. Exchange Pres. Timothy Hinkle was in attendance. • Marie Dorney and Michael Bocich received promotions at the FNB of Bath. Pauline Bloss was named Jaycette of the Year at the Bath Jayecttes’s year-end banquet at The Olde World Inn. • Sports Special Report was on Billy Martin, back at the helm for the NY Yankees a third time. • Do you remember GBSL? Grube’s? Kesslers? Engler’s Saw Shop? Werner’s Oil? Do you remember Keppel’s strawberries at $.69, potato chips at $.69, and ice cream at $.89?
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Council approves site plan For Windward Pass Holdings
Northampton Borough Council at its workshop meeting on Thursday gave conditional approval to the site plans of Windward Pass Holdings. The property is located at 1796 Main St. and 1775 Franklin St. in the borough. Also approved was the request of Lions District 14-K Charitable Enterprises to use the large pavilion at the 26th Street playground on Sunday, June 23. An awards ceremony will be held that day for athletes who will win scholarships or MVP honors at the
June 2 All-Star Soccer games at Whitehall-Coplay H.S. soccer field. All fees were waived. Permission was given for Officer Walsh to attend a daylong seminar, “Active Shooter in the Workplace”, on June 6 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Allentown. Cost of the training is $95. Council also approved hiring summer employees, several of whom have worked for the borough in the past. Committee Reports Councilman Robert Coleman reported that Atlas Cement Museum curator
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by vendors, Animal Control Officer Sue Henn will have a rabies vaccine and microchip clinic in the emergency squad building along Canal Street. Councilman Anthony Lopsonzski, Sr. noted that the spring thaw rendezvous on May 4th was successful as a benefit for the fire department. Architect Robert Bosak is preparing specifications for an addition to the fire station on Lerchenmiller Drive. Councilman Keith Piecien-
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Info session stirs Comments on pool By BILL HALBFOERSTER The Home News
Nazareth Borough Council had an informational meeting prior to its workshop session on Thursday, with the controversial problems concerning the community swimming pool the center of attention. Ted Wallover, president of Wallover Associates, a pool consultant, showed some 40 slides that depicted the problem areas with the pool and bath house that were constructed 74 years ago by the Works Progress Adminsitration.
He said the 200x100-ft. oval pool is six times the size it should be for a community the size of Nazareth. It lacks ADA access, which is required by law. The new filtration system is not compatible with the old fittings and if used could cause significant damage. There is much deterioration in the concrete pool. While the best case scenario would be opening the pool by July 4, it’s not advisable because major renovation is inevitable and new codes mandate changes with new occupancy loads.
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Council’s Questions Council President Dan Chiavaroli opened the floor to fellow lawmakers, and then Nazareth residents only, despite the pool being used last year by 70% non-residents. His intent was to have Mr. Wallover answer any and all questions that Council and residents had about the current state of the pool and his recommendations for the future. While many questions were raised, sticking points were the costs involved in both a temporary and long term fix, ensuring that the history and beauty of the park and pool remained no matter the outcome, funding for the project in way of available grants, taxes and possibly neighboring towns, and meeting the ADA criteria that are set fourth for all public swimming facilities. Wallover noted that a new pool could cost $2.4 million for a smaller pool or up to $8-$9 million for a larger pool including bathhouse renovations. “That is inappropriate for a community of this size” Wallover said, “It doesn’t make sense to build a new pool without a bath house. There has to be a balance with building codes. A bath house is driven by the occupancy of the pool.” Other Comments Residents, like Council were also concerned with the costs associated with renovations and building a new pool. They also looked at the fact that there are a limited number of taxpayers in the Borough to pick up the costs of the new pool. Through much discussion, the residents were against the bandaide fix proposed that would allow the pool to be open by July 4, 2013. Wallover noted that it would take 4-5 months to design a pool, and if started in September it would be next Memorial Day for opening. “We have no idea in what condition those pipes are and if they don’t hold up, the $61,000 is wasted.” Pool manager Jeanette Hartzell researched costs at other community pools and is hoping to work out a deal to allow Nazareth residents to pay resident fees at a nearby location.
Resident John Huber said, “We need to get this accomplished as a community, with other municipalities as well as the borough.” Chiavaroli agreed, “We need to get it done right, even if it takes until 2015.” One woman said Lower Nazareth, Upper Nazareth, Bushkill townships and Tatamy and Stockertown boroughs should all be asked to contribute. She suggested a fund-raiser, but Councilman Larry Stoudt said Council can’t get involved. Harry Adams, who earlier said taxpayers would suffer, suggested a smaller pool like Bangor’s. A question remained at the end of the discussion, “What are the kids going to do this summer?” The Future Nazareth Council took mere minutes to vote this past Monday on the future of the pool. It was decided by a unanimous vote to reject the $61,000 temporary fix and close the pool for the 2013 season while future options are being explored. They also voted to pay the remaining balance owed on the new state-of-the-art filtration system and store it for the new facility. A public meeting will be on Thursday May 16 at council Chambers at 7 p.m. to address the future plans of the Nazareth Community Swimming Pool. Strye Named Mayor At Thursday night’s workshop of Nazareth Borough Council, three candidates for Mayor to replace recently
reigned Fred Daugherty were announced. They were Councilman Jack Herbst, Lance Colondo, manager of a local bank, and Carl Strye, President of Vigilance Hose Fire Co. Council appointed Carl Strye Jr. as Mayor on Monday night after a 5-3 vote. Workshop Actions Councilman Larry Stoudt objected a publicized letter accusing Council of being subversive because money was wanted by the police department for legal fees. President Dan Chiavaroli asked why they would need additional funding when they are getting money from Harrisburg. Councilman Frank Maurek’s report included: a job Johnny put at the pool; giving permission to Holy Family to use a shuttle bus for a picnic; getting another quote for the storm damaged fence at the dog park; and a note that the refreshment stand operators at the park want exclusive rights to use the stand. Exceptions are Nazareth Community Day and the annual carnival. Councilman Carl Fischl complimented the fire department for being frugal with expenses. . . .He also announced that the fire department and Kiwanis paid $6,000 for lights at the park. Councilman Jack Herbst said the hiring process will be re-opened for a part-time police officer. . . .The civil service commission has had a resignation, and Chiavaroli said an alternate should be Continued on page 11
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as a memorial for their dedication. Chief Frantz said they played an important part in the formation of the department and the members felt the truck should be dedicated in their memory. Firemen Awards Before the ceremony concluded, as firefighters from both East Allen and HanLeCo pushed the truck into the station, a number of awards were presented. They included the following: Firefighter of the Year 2011, Sean Frantz, and Firefighter of the Year 2012, Marc Wisniewski. Dr. Jerry Odenwelder Specialized Education Award – Kevin Garrity, Jason Hadinger, Jon Buz, Todd Romig, Mel Bachman, Don Hunter, Gary Mathesz, Chris Renzulli, Cory Demyan. Educational Achievement Awards – Firefighter 1 – Mark Daptula, Sean Frantz, Mike Reinhart, and Marc Wisniewski; Firefighter 2 – Cory Demyan. Service Pins Pins were presented by Chief Frantz to the following for their years of service:
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Have you ever had “…one of those days?” You know, one of those days when it feels like the world is beating up on you. You’re hit from all sides with complaining, criticism, and negativity being shipped in by the boatloads with countless people at the docks waiting to unload as if it’s crates of gold! I mean really!?! Just sit back and observe people….they don’t just complain and find fault, …..it’s almost as if they get EXCITED when they find more opportunities to complain and find fault. Now come on…..you’ve got to admit that there is something seriously wrong with that! The crazy thing is, it’s really easy for us to end up just like them and not even realize it until we find ourselves at the end of a day filled with complaints, criticism and negativity. Please allow me to give you a little truthful insight……at any given point in all of our lives, there are just as many things to be grateful for as there are things to complain about. In fact, here’s a verse that I’m sure you have heard…. “Seek and you shall find.” The cold hard truth of that verse is that if we are finding things to be grateful for, that shows the state of our heart and the decision in our mind of what we want to look for. On the other hand, if someone is finding only things to complain about, that is clearly a result of what they are seeking. While one person may look at a glass of water and say… “This glass is half empty!” …another person may look at the same glass of water and say… “This glass is half full!” …… One person may say… “We’re almost out of water!” …the other may say… “Oh how wonderful! We have water!” Today we are inundated with the “blessings” of technology through which we feed ourselves on a constant diet of complaining, criticism and negativity through various means of social media. We have 24-hour access to a network of contacts, some of whom we know and many who are nothing more than invisible strangers. We feast on a barrage of social debris that only serves to numb our existence. Before we realize it, we find ourselves reduced to a private little world with a lot of contacts but no real friends. God has created us for so much more! Let me encourage you to “logout” … “turn it off” … and “power down!” God has created a world of beauty and real adventure for you to enjoy. Get outside…take a walk…talk to Him, He’s waiting to hear from you. Unplug from your superficial connection and plug into the supernatural connection. I promise you it will lead to a better mental, physical and spiritual health. God will banish your negative spirit forever! Northampton at their dinner meeting in the Northampton Community Center. Named for the month of May were Michele Dally, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tyler Dally of Northampton, and Brandon Weghofer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Weghofer of Northampton. The June honorees are Madison McCall, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Emmett McCall of Bath, and Jesse Caleca, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Caleca of Nazareth. The Northampton High School seniors framed meritorious certificates, Exchange Club pens, and lamp of knowledge trophies. The club’s annual coin toss to raise money for the Prevention of Child Abuse program will be held along Held Drive
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The Siegfried Railroad Station, the Home of the Northampton Area Historical Society, will be open to visitors on Sunday, May 19, from 1 - 4 p.m. The Station is on 21st St. (Route 329) in Northampton is open May through September on the third Sunday of the month. It contains artifacts of the Northampton Area. RA Smith Milling Co. will be featured this year along with permanent displays. Entry to the station is free, but donations are always welcome.
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Clyde B. Burns
Clyde B. Burns, 65, of Moore Township, died Tuesday, April 30. He was the husband of Donna (Schmidt) Burns of Scottsville, Kentucky. Clyde was a truck driver for Moore Trucking in Moorestown, where he worked for 20 years before retiring. He was a member of the Petersville Rod & Gun Club. Born in Fountain Hill on January 3, 1948, he was a son of the late Bernard and Dorothy (Smith) Burns. In addition to his wife, Donna, he is survived by a son, Abraham Burns of Kentucky; a daughter, Riesha Warran of Kentucky; grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother, Gene S. Burns, Sr. of Moore Township; Two nieces and six nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Wilson H.L. Burns, Sr. in 2010. Services will be private, at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours. Arrangements have been entrusted to the George G. Bensing Funeral Home, Inc., Moorestown – Bath.
Dolores A. Cortez
Nov. 11, 1939 – April 26, 2013 Dolores A. Cortez, 73, of Nazareth died on Friday, April 26. A graduate of Nazareth High School, she retired from Bell Box Co. Born Nov. 11, 1939 in Easton, she was a daughter of the late Martin and Antoinette (Ambrose) Cortez. Surviving are five sisters, Mary Frey of Tatamy, Virginia Kulp of Bethlehem, Margaret La Toure, Nellie Mengel, and Matilda Kolb, all of Nazareth; one brother, Martin Cortez, Jr., of Nazareth; and many nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death were sisters Mame Pietro and Helen Swope, and brothers Carmen Cortez, Sr., Russell Cortez, and Frank Cortez. At her request, a private celebration of her life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by the Schmidt Funeral Home, Nazareth. Memorial contributions may be made to Nazareth Ambulance Transport Services, P.O. Box 326, Nazareth, PA 18064.
Mary Ann Edler
Mary Ann (McErn) Edler, 81, of Nazareth, died Wednesday, May 1, at home. She was the wife of Charles Edler. Born in Jersey Shore, PA, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Bessie (Hill) McErn. In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters DebraTaylor of Elimsport, and Jill Coonrod of Nazareth; sister Frances Fogle of Florida; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Arrangements are being handled by Bartholomew-Schisler Funeral Home, Inc., Nazareth. Services are private, and at the convenience of the family.
July 15, 1923 – April 25, 2013 G e n e Gaynor, 89, of Moore Township, formerly of Roslyn Heights, Long Island, N.Y., died on Thursday, April 25. He was the husband of Lee (Belotte) Gaynor. Gene served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II and was awarded a Purple Heart. He later attended college and went on to enjoy a successful career in the advertising and mail order business, in which he worked for more than 40 years before retiring. Born Jul 15, 1923 in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of Giovanetti and Sophie (Buono) Gaynor. He was of the Catholic faith. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Dana. Preceding him in death was his son, Gene R. Gaynor, on June 9, 2012. Services will be private at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hors. Arrangements are by the George G. Bensing Funeral Home, Moorestown.
David A. Keich
Dec. 11, 1970 – April 29, 2013 David A. Keich, 42, of Northampton died Monday, April 29. Born Dec. 11, 1970 in Allentown, he was a son of the late
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Gage Gaza Kerbacher
April 30, 2013 Gage Gaza Kerbacher, infant son of Richard J. and Kristen (Mack) Kerbacher of Bath, died Tuesday, April 30 in St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill. In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sisters, Adrianna Stroup and Sky Tertel, both at home; paternal grandparents, Richard and Lois (Snyder) Kerbacher, of Bath; maternal grandparents, Walter and Marie (Labish) Mack, of Palmerton; aunts and uncles, Joleen Mack and fiancé Ryan Oncheck, of Germansville; Darryl and Lynn Mack, of Walnutport, Blaine and Chris Hoppes, of Bath. Burial will be private. Memorial contributions may be presented to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, c/o Reichel Funeral Home, 326 E. 21st St., Northampton, PA 18067.
Marlene L. Kocher
Oct. 4, 1936 – May 1, 2013 Marlene L. Kocher, 76, of Nazareth died on Wednesday, May 1. She was the wife of Russell “Reds” Kocher. Before retiring in 2003, Marlene worked at Martin Guitar in Nazareth for 17 years. Born Oct. 4, 1936 in Lower Nazareth Township, she was a daughter of the late Leroy and Helen (Butz) Biechy. She was a member of St. John’s U.C.C. Church, Nazareth. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Mary Mainhardt, of Wind Gap; a son, Chris Todora, of Canadensis; step-sons Richard Kocher of Nazareth, and James Kocher of Bath; eight grandchildren; two sisters, Ethel Pysher of Palmer Township and Gladys Wambold of Effort; three brothers, Dale Biechy of Florida, Clayton Biechy of Belfast, and Russell Biechy of Moore Township. Preceding her in death were sisters Beatrice Shafer, Hilda Rex, and Malvena Beam; and brothers Harold, Richard, Lester, Leonard, Ernest, John and Wilford Biechy. In keeping with her wishes, there was no visitation or funeral service. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s U.C.C. or to the VNA Hospice of St. Luke’s, c/o the Reichel Funeral Home, 220 Washington Park, Nazareth, PA 18064.
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Michael M. Manning
Sept. 9, 1948 – May 4, 2013 Michael M. Manning, 64, of Bath died suddenly at home on Saturday, May 4. He was the husband of Yvonne M. “Dolly” (DeCarlo) Manning. He retired in 2004 from the
Northampton County Prison, where he worked as a corrections officer for 25 years. Prior to that, he worked at Bean, Inc. He was also a part-time police officer for the former Bath Borough Police and in Upper Nazareth Township. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Born Sept. 9. 1948 in Allentown, he was the son of the late Michael and Barbara (Remsing) Manning. He was a member of East Bath Rod & Gun Club and the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Bath. Besides his wife, he is survived by a son, Michael A. Manning, of Northampton; a daughter, Melissa M. Manning, of Bethlehem; two step-sons, Jaryd Birosik of Northampton and Brad Birosik of Bethlehem; two step-daughters, Keri and Aly Worthington, of Bethlehem; a sister, Barbara Fischl, of Bath; three brothers, James Manning of Monroe County, John Manning of Bath, and Tim Manning of Bath; several nieces and nephews, and two great-nieces. Memorial services will be on Friday, May 10, at 11 .m. in the Reichel Funeral Home, 326 E. 21st St., Northampton. Calling hours 9-11 a.m. Friday. As part of the service, Michael will be honored for his dedication to God ands Country. Memorial contributions may be made to the VNA Hospice of St. Luke’s in Loweer Saucon Township, c/o the funeral home.
John T. McNeill
May 21, 1936 – May 3, 2013 John T. McNeill, 76, of Bath died Friday, May 3. He was the husband of Joanna (Caramanno) McNeill. He was a sheet metal worker and served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. Born May 21, 1936 in Scranton, he was a son of the late John and Katherine (Wert) McNeill. He was a member of Eckley Continued on page 13
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Sept. 21, 1935 – April 29, 2013 Shirley A. Kuntz, 77, of Lehigh Township died Monday, April 29. She was the wife of Donald A. Kuntz. A 1953 graduate of Northampton High School and a 1957 graduate of Kutztown State Teachers College, she went on to teach elementary school in the Northampton Area School District for 30 years. Most of her career was spent at Lehigh Elementary School. She retired in 1992. Born Sept. 21, 1935 in Walnutport, she was a daughter of the late Delbert and Grace (Easterday) Oplinger. She was a Girl Scout, 4-H member and den mother of Cub Scout Pack 201. Shirley was a member of the PSEA, NEA, Keystone Kountry Kampers club, a past member of the Lehigh Township Lioness Club, the Northampton Big “N” Band Boosters, and Delta Kappa Gamma Society. She was a lifelong member and past Sunday school teacher at St. Paul’s U.C.C. Church of Indianland in Cherryville. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Christopher D., of Walnutport; a daughter, Stephanie A. Carboneli, of Walnutport; a sister, Audrey J. Blickensderfer, of Easton; a cousin; four grandchildren; uncles, aunt, nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life service was held on Friday morning in St. Paul’s U.C.C. Church, followed by interment at Indianland Cemetery. Arrangements were by the Harding Funeral Home, 25-27 N. 2nd St., Slatington, PA 18080, where contributions may be sent for the memorial fund of St. Paul’s U.C.C. of Indianland.
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Obituaries Continued from page 12 E. Patch Post #470, American Legion, in Bath. Besides his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Betty Kovalovsky, of Bath, and a son, John, Jr., of Plymouth; a granddaughter, Kimberly Kovalovsky, of Nazareth; a sister, Dorothy Rosar, of Florida, and several nieces. Services were held on Tuesday morning in the Reichel Funeral Home, Nazareth, followed by burial in Cedar Hill Memorial Park, Allentown. Memorial contributions may be made to Lehigh Valley Hospice, c/o the funeral home at 220 Washington Park, Nazareth, PA 18064.
Dominick J. Merlino
Dominick J. Merlino, 90, of Nazareth died Tuesday, April 30. He was the husband of Caroline (Zizza) Merlino. They celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary on Tuesday. He worked in production for Kraft Foods, Fogelsville, for 15 years before retiring in 1990. Prior to that, he was a corporal
in the Pa. State Police, Troop M, Bethlehem Barracks, for 25 years. Born in Hudson, Pa., he was a son of the late Sabato and Viola (Mirro) Merlino. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bath; a member of F.O.P. #40, Bethlehem; Retired State Police Assoc. of Pa.; a 4th Degree Knight with the Knights of Columbus Council #528, Allentown. He was also a 3rd degree Knight with Bethlehem Lodge, Council #4754; was a member of Brown & Lynch Post #9, American Legion, Palmer Township, and served in the U.S. Army during World War II with the rank of sergeant. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, Bruce and Tony J., both of Fogelsville, and Gary of Louisburg, N.C.; a daughter, Kathleen Dean, of Bethlehem; two sisters, Mrs. Louise Materazzi of Etters, Pa., and Mrs. Rose Rubino of Laflin, Zpa.; four grandchildren and one great-grandson. Preceding him in death were two sisters, Mary Lello and Eleanor Coistello, and two brothers, Frank and John. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Monday morning in the Sacred Heart Church,
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Feb. 26, 1919 – May 3, 2013 Pauline Moyer, 94, formerly of Telford and Northampton, died Friday, May 3. She was the wife of the late George M. Moyer. She worked in the garment industry for many years. Born Feb. 26, 1919 in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Ignatz and Elizabeth (Garger) Pany. She was a member of Queenship of Mary Church, Northampton. Surviving are a sister, Hilda Pany, of Northampton; four brothers, Alois Pany of Northampton, Sylvester Pany of Schnecksville, Alfred Pany of Northampton, and Francis Pany of Northampton; many nieces and nephews. A Burial Mass was celebrated on Tuesday morning in Queenship of Mary Church, followed by interment in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Telford. Arrangements were made by the Reichel Funeral Home, 326 E. 21st St., Northampton, PA 18067, where memorials may be sent for the church.
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Aug. 31, 1931 – April 25, 2013 Dr. George R. Wolfer, 81, of Buckeye, Arizona died on Thursday, April 25. He was the husband of Elizabeth (Samuel) Wolfer, whom he met when they were both educators in Aberdeen, S.D., and they were married on Dec. 29, 1984 in Tucson, AZ. Born Aug. 31, 1931 in Nazareth, he was a son of the late George and Hattie (Sakasitz) Wolfer. George attended Cardinal Hayes High School in New York City. He received his bachelor’s degree from Hunter College, his master’s degree from New York University, and a doctorate in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He was an artist and an educator. He was a faithful member of Community Church of Buckeye and a member of the Lions Club. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Jeffery Wolfer, and granddaughters Kayle Wolfer and Maya Wolfer. Graveside services were held on Saturday, May 4 in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Bath. Arrangements were by the Bartholomew Funeral Home, Bath.
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PUblic notice-Legal ESTATE NOTICE PAULINE J. COGOSSI Estate of PAULINE J. COGOSSI, a/k/a/ PAULINE COGOSSI, deceased, late of 2910 Cherryville Road, Northampton, County of Northampton and State of 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 payment without delay to: Executor: Diane Weiss Address: 1855 Klines Mill Road Breinigsville, PA 18031 Or her Attorney: Joshua D. Shulman, Esquire SHULMAN & SHABBICK 1935 Center Street Northampton, PA 18067 (4/25-5/9) ESTATE NOTICE Walter F. Meyers Estate of Walter F. Meyers a/k/a Walter Meyers, late of Northampton Borough, County of Northampton, PA. Letters Testamentary have been granted to the undersigned, who requests all persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent to make known the same, and all persons indebted to the decedent to make payments without delay to: Ronald F. Klipple, c/o of his attorney, FRANK M. SKRAPITS, Esquire, Affiliated with Steckel and Stopp, 2152 Main Street, Northampton, PA 18067-1211. (5/2-5/16) ESTATE NOTICE PAUL H. SILVIUS Estate of Paul H. Silvius, late of the Borough of Bath, County of Northampton and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, deceased. Letters Testamentary on the above Estate have been granted to the undersigned. All
persons indebted to the estate are requested to make payment, and those having claims against to present them in writing without delay to the Attorney noted below. Barbara A. Moran 5545 Colony Drive Bethlehem, PA 18017-9257 Richard A. Silvius 2587 Williams Road Bath, PA 18014-9516 EXECUTORS DANIEL G. SPENGLER, ESQUIRE 110 E. Main Street Bath, PA 18014 Attorney for the Estate (4/25-5/9) East Allen Township Zoning Hearing Board Reorganization The Zoning Hearing Board of East Allen Township will hold their Reorganization Meeting on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 7:00 PM. The meeting will be held at the East Allen Township Municipal Building, 5344 Nor-Bath Boulevard, Northampton, PA. All interested parties are welcome to attend. Deborah A. Seiple Township Manager (5/2-5/9) PUBLIC NOTICE ZONING HEARING 2013-01 Notice is hereby given that the Zoning Hearing Board of East Allen Township will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 7:00 PM at the Township Municipal Building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd., Northampton, PA 18067. The applicant, Dianne A. Smith-Kmieczak, is requesting a Variance for relief from the East Allen Township Zoning Ordinance requirements as established by Table 6.1 Sign Area Regulations. The applicant proposes to add 8.3 square feet to an existing freestanding sign which would exceed the allowable sign area. The property located at 7596 Beth-Bath Pike, Bath, PA 18014, (Jacksonville Plaza) Tax Map #L6-8-1, is located in the Planned Commercial 2 (PC-2) district.
www.HomeNewsPA.com Any party interested in the above matter has the right to appear in person, by counsel or by representative and be heard at the time and place indicated above. East Allen Township Zoning/Code Enforcement Officer Ken Nicholson (5/2-5/9) SPECIAL EDUCATION ACTIVITIES In compliance with state and federal law, notice is hereby given by the Northampton Area School District that the District conducts ongoing identification activities as part of its school program for the purpose of identifying students who may be in need of special education and related services. If your child is identified by the District as possibly in need of such services, you will be notified of applicable procedures. Individualized services and programs are available for children who are determined to need specially designed instruction due to the following conditions: • Autism • Emotional Disturbance • Traumatic Brain Injury • Visual Impairment Including Blindness • Hearing Impairment • Specific Learning Disability • Deafness • Deaf-blindness • Intellectual Disability • Orthopedic Impairment • Speech or Language Impairment • Developmental Delay • Multiple Disabilities • Other Health Impairment If you believe that your child (ages 3 – 21 inclusive) may be in need of special education services, early intervention or related services, the District offers screening and evaluation to assess the needs of your child. The assessment is offered at no cost to you. You may request screening and evaluation at any time, whether or not your child
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is enrolled in the District’s public school program. Requests for evaluation and screening must be made in writing to your child’s Northampton Area School District principal or the Director of Special Education. In compliance with state and federal law, the Northampton Area School District will provide to each protected, disabled student, without discrimination or cost to the student or family, those related aids, services or accommodations which are needed to provide equal opportunity to participate in and obtain the benefits of the school program and extracurricular activities to the maximum extent appropriate to the student’s abilities. In order to qualify as a protected disabled student, the child must be school-aged with a physical or mental disability that substantially limits or prohibits participation in or access to an aspect of the school program. These services and protections for “protected disabled students” are applicable to all students enrolled (or seeking enrollment) in special education programs. All information gathered about your child is subject to the confidentiality provisions contained in federal and state law. The District has policies and procedures in effect governing the collection, maintenance, destruction and disclosure to third parties of this information. For information about these policies and procedures, as well as rights of confidentiality and access to educational records, you may contact, in writing, the Special Education Office or any building principal. For further information on the
rights of parents for their child with a disability, provision of services, evaluation and screening (including purpose, time and location), and procedures, contact: Special Education Office Northampton Area School District 2014 Laubach Avenue Northampton, PA 18067 610-262-7811 x 20003 (5/9) BATH BOROUGH AUTHORITY MAY MEETING CHANGE The May Meeting of the Bath Borough Authority Board will be held on Monday May 13, 2013 at 7:00pm. The meeting will be held at Bath Borough Hall, 215 East Main Street Bath. Please call the Authority Office at, 610-837-0652 with questions. George Gasper, Chairman (5/9) NOTICE OF CERTIFICATE OF ORGANIZATION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Certificate of Organization for a Domestic Limited Liability Company has been filed with the Department of State of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, for the purposes of obtaining a Certificate of Organization of a proposed domestic limited liability company to be organized under the provisions of the Pennsylvania Limited Liability Company Law of 1994, 15 Pa.C.S. § 8901, et seq., and any successor statute, as amended from time to time. The name of the limited liability company is: Seitz Custom Homes, LLC Scott R. Steirer, Esquire PIERCE & DALLY, LLC 124 Belvidere Street Nazareth, PA 18064 (5/9)
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Heckman suggested a cross walk for children, along with a stop sign. Another safety concern was brought by the owner of International TV, with trucks using Union St. between his business and Kicker’s Pub. Council approved a crosswalk and sign “yield to Pedestrians.” While Petrucci said heavy trucks are between 5,000 and 7,000 lbs., Council wants more time to study where to put signs about trucks that use Barber St. Union St. is one-way north. • The parks committee is proposing a walking path to connect all the parks in Bath. Petrucci was given authorization to seek a state grant of $250,000 to complete planning and engineering. • Council adopted an ordinance removing a handicapped zone at n228 Penn St. • Oct. 5 was designated as Community Day at the request of the BBCP, who will have it at Keystone Park. The 275th Anniversary Committee will have a yard sale the same day, with profits going to the borough’s general fund. • Resolutions were approved adopting the H.A.R.B. certificate of appropriateness for 106-108 S. Chestnut St. and 126 E. Main St. • An application will be made for a $250,000 CDBG grant for road infrastructure improvements. Of this, if approved, $231,096 will be spent on Old Forge. • Since there is a new pick-up truck, the old one will be sold at the Northampton Boro municipal auction in July. • Council received a petition from S. Chesrnut St. residents to place their garbage at the rear of their properties, but Council had problems with trucks going out on Northampton St., and talked about sight distance. • The public works crew will put five inches of 2-A aggregate stone on small alleys to improve them.
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