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School Board Sees Slides of Student’s Environmental Trip By BILL HALBFOERSTER The Home News
On Monday at the Northampton Area School Board meeting, Student Council representative Ben Longacre showed slides of his trip to Japan. Earlier this year Longacre was part of the American Youth Leadership Program that took a large number of youths and five adults to Japan. It was entitled JAWS or the Japan-American Watershed Stewardship project. Longacre’s slides first
Ben Longacre showed Washington, D.C., where the group had orientation at the Catholic University of America, and then tours of many points of interest in the nation’s capitol before they flew to Tokyo, Japan. Many scenes were shown of Japan, as well as the environmental studies the youths did. Longacre said it was the best four weeks of his life and he hopes to return to Japan as
Gazebo Dedicated on Bath Community Day
he pursues his career. Board Matters One of the items on Monday night’s agenda was to pass a resolution authorizing the administration and the solicitor to prepare and file all appeals necessary to classify the property at 1417 Laubach Ave. as exempt from real estate taxes. It is the site of the proposed new middle school, and Solicitor Steven Miller said, “The county makes the call.” Usually, public properties are exempt. Board President David Gogel recalled that when the school district bought the former Haff Hospital for its administration building, they had to pay property taxes for a while until negotiations were done with the county to change that policy. Solicitor Miller and the NASD administration will do that all over again in this instance. • These policies were adopted, effective Oct. 9, 2012: Sudden cardiac arrest, food allergy management, use of medications, controlled substances/paraphernalia, classroom animal maintenance/ safety, and child/student abuse. • Resignations were accepted from Roxann Martuscelli as cafeteria monitor at the high school; Phillip Haney, as marching band assistant at the high school; and Janet Ulshafer, gifted instructional assistant, for the purpose of super-annuated retirement. • Approved was the hiring of Barbara Watkins as a dis-
The weather was cloudy and cool, but the dedication of the Keystone Park gazebo warmed the crowd on Bath Community Day. As Sharon Davis remarked, “The gazebo epitomizes everything the Bath Business & Community Partnership stands for.” She said materials for the building were obtained at cost, and Curtiss Markulics, who did most of the woodwork, was a master carpenter in her eyes. She said that what the BBCP wanted to be in 10 years has been accomplished in so little time, including the farmers market and gazebo, which will be used for entertainment. $4,000 for the gazebo was obtained from the Main Street Lehigh Valley program, and no public money was needed. Ms. Davis said a plaque will be placed in the gazebo noting all the people who worked on the gazebo. “This was the most gratifying project I ever worked on,” she said as people came together and worked to get the project completed. Mary Kositz thanked the key people who helped and the private donations that made it possible to build the gazebo in less than one year, from June to September. “It was appropriate that it came during Bath’s 275th anniver-
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By BILL HALBFOERSTER The Home News
TAKING PART IN GAZEBO CEREMONY were (l-r): Council president Robert Fields; Rodney Long, LV Foundation member; Sharon Davis, Main Street Foundation coordinator; Mayor Donald Wunderler; Mary Kositz, BBCP chairperson; and Councilman John Kearns. – Home News photo
Chuck’s Champions Scott Ellis of Danielsville has been gearing up for the ride of his life, a 600+ mile ride from Main to New York City for quite some time. The Danielsville man joined 19 other riders this past Sunday in Portland Maine and the group embarked on an eightday journey to raise awareness for Multiple Sclerosis. The MS Great 8 Foundation Ride is in its third year and includes the largest group of riders so far. The riders, from all over the United States will travel through eight states over the eight day period, ending their journey in New York City on October 14th. Along the way they are making stops at places like The Leonard Florence Center in New Hampshire, an MS re-
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habilitation facility that helps people regain their independence. Each of the riders has a story to tell, a story of why they choose to participate in the ride. Scott Ellis rides in memory of his father Chuck who lost his battle to MS in January of 2011. Charles Ellis was a resident of Moore Township for over forty years. He and his wife Dolores had two sons, Scott and his older brother Steve. Chuck was just 40 years old when he was diagnosed with MS in the late 80’s, a time when not much was known about MS or treatments for it. Chuck’s health began to fade after hazy eyesight led to his diagnosis. At that time, Scott Continued on page 18
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OpinionHH Vibrant Communities, Strong Nation
By Chuck Hassebrook, Center for Rural Affairs Our nation asks profound sacrifice of military members and families, but rarely asks much of the rest of us. That is a problem because the challenges confronting America cannot be addressed without some sacrifice of immediate self-interest. Many Americans are prepared to sacrifice for the common good and recognize that their future is bound to the well being of their community and nation. Self-reliance and individu-
al effort have been critical to American success, and so has community. People taking responsibility for their own success; and also working together to improve their communities and the nation built this country. Both were essential to the pioneers. It took great selfreliance to survive on the prairie. But survival also depended on neighbors helping neighbors. Only together could people build churches, schools, organizations, and communities. And only together, pursing the common good, can we today govern America effectively. What are our Values? That starts by looking to our values. At the Center for Rural Affairs we evaluate legislation by asking if it creates genuine opportunity for all, fosters widespread ownership and individual enterprise, and builds strong com-
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ute to America's prosperity share in it? A team will not be strong if its members are only out for themselves. The same is true of our nation.
Rep. Harhart Earns ‘Guardian of Small Business’ Recognition
The Pennsylvania Leadership Council of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) has named Rep. Julie Harhart (R-Lehigh/ Northampton) a “Guardian of Small Business” for her outstanding voting record on pro-business legislation during the 2011-12 legislative session. “I recognize the importance of our small business community and have always advocated for legislation that allows these businesses to succeed,” said Harhart. “We have made a lot of strides in terms of making Pennsylvania more business friendly during this session and I look forward to continuing to support a pro-jobs, pro-business agenda as we look to the future. It is only through the
support and success of our small business community that we will be able to lower the unemployment rate and once again experience a healthy and robust economy. “I am honored to be among those legislators recognized by the NFIB and will continue to support our small business men and women in any way I can,” she said. “Guardians of Small Business” designations are awarded to legislators who consistently vote favorably on key small business issues. The votes tracked this session are among the highest priorities of NFIB’s small business agenda -- legal reform and regulatory relief, tax and fiscal policy, and unemployment and workers compensation reforms.
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Gab Over the Fence by Pete G. Ossip Bath Community Day worked out pretty good over at Keystoine Park. It’s narrow compared to over at Ciff Cowling Field, but folks were busy checking out all the vendors, looking at crafts and having things to eat, so there was plenty of room. The Bath Business & Community Partnership celebrated the opening of the new gazebo, and it was a rocking good time on the gazebo stage. When I saw the trailer coming in, I thought, are they gonna have pony rides? But all it turned out to be was the band having a trailer load of all their instruments and sound equipment. They had a good sound system, too, so you could hear every word of their country music songs. All in all, it
was a great day, and even the weather was okay. . . . Things have really cooled down, and you can tell it’s fall, and time to put on your sweaters and turn on the car heater. The leaves are turning colors around here now, too. . . . Even though the sun wasn’t shining, it didn’t rain more than a couple drops here and there, so folks enjoyed going from farm to farm over the weekend for the annual Northampton County tour. When the paper announced all the farms a couple weeks ago, I saw there was a story about more young people needing to get into farming, and really having family farms. It’s good we still have a nice amount of family farms around here, not the big ones, I guess they
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call ‘em conglomerates, like there are in the Midwest . . . . The big league playoffs are going almost like expected. Those Cardinals are tough to beat, same as those Yankees. Washington, Cincinnati and Detroit have some wins, but I can’t see them beating the usual teams that have what it takes to rise to the top and win the games when they matter. As I said, it oughta be an interesting World Series when that comes along in this chilly weather. . . . Rt. 512 is now smooth all the way across in those three lanes. Looks good. The traffic lights are flashing, so by next week or maybe sooner they’ll be going red, yellow, and green. . . . If memory serves me right, Nazareth will have its Halloween parade this Saturday, the 13th. Northampton’s parade will be on the 18th, and Bath’s turn comes on the 23rd. The trick or treaters’ time is coming up soon, too, but it’s kinda different when Halloween comes in the middle of the week. . . .Guess I’ll cut this letter short, and tend to my leaves. Enjoy the fall.
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50th Wedding Anniversary Avalon Mackenzie Loch Christian and Trisha (Romanishan) Loch of New Tripoli, announce the birth of their daughter, Avalon Mackenzie, on August 17, 2012 at St. Lukeâ€™s Hospital. Avalon weighed 6 lbs. 5 oz. Proud grandparents are Bill and Barb Romanishan, of Bath and Mary and Kurt Loch of Easton. Avalon also has a great-grandmother Ruth Romanishan and a great-great grandmother Arlene Yob and two great-grandfathers, Carmen Patriarca of Raubsville and Frank Loch of Center Valley.
Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Alich of Bath celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on September 8, 2012. They were married in 1962 at Sacred Heart Church in Bath by Rev. Fr. Edward Burkhart. Joe and Lorraine have four children, Shelley, wife of David Reinert of Bath, Tina, wife of Vince Rinaldi of Easton, David and wife Joan of Bath, and Stephen and wife Amy of Concord, Calif. and six grandchildren, Andrea & Lauren Reinert, Matthew Rinaldi, Bryan & Heather Alich, and Kristin Alich. After a mass at the church, they celebrated at Benner Street Restaurant with their family.
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On November 5th Meals On Wheels of Northampton County will host an Appreciation Day for the â€œKnit Witsâ€? who will display different types of hand-made knitted items which they crafted as holiday gifts for seniors who receive home delivered meals. Appropriately named, The â€œKnit Witsâ€? consist of a group of twelve Meals On Wheels
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made hundreds of beautiful knitted items. Anyone interested in joining the â€œKnit-Witsâ€? or would like to donate skeins of yarn should contact Janet Soos, Director of Volunteers, at 610691-1030 or email at janets@ mealsonwheelspa.org. Members include those whose knitting skills range from beginner to more advanced.
ested in visiting the historical centre may still call during the year for an appointment, 610-767-5989. Take a trip to the museum and enjoy the memorabilia displayed there. Bring your family and friends! You will learn about the ways of life in the community years ago which contributed to the customs and traditions of today. St. Paul's Schoolhouse is also open by appointment. If a family group or organization wishes a tour at either site, please call Ken at the above number. The next open house will be the holiday open house, dates and times to be
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Growing Your Business in 2012- Fantastic By CAROL RITTER
I walked into a coffee shop in Northampton last week. I asked the owner, “How’s business?” He responded, “FANTASTIC.” When I entered the cafe all of the seats were full and it was 9a.m. I could barely hear over the cloud of laughter and conversation. Packed full sold out-so busy-filled to the gills, that’s what all business owners want, right? I ordered my decaf and asked him why he thinks he hit the tipping point. “Well, last night I hosted a folk band here, not a seat to be had in the house. I’m always inviting musicians to play, hosting special events and I like working with charities, recently we raised over $2,000 for cancer.” Ok, folks, he gets it, he has three things happening here: 1. He’s increasing traffic to his cafe. 2. He’s giving back to the community. 3. He’s going the extra mile by hosting events and music. Those three things set him apart from your average cafe.
I love Starbucks coffee, I really like Dunkin Donuts coconut decaf, both national chains, both very successful. However, they can’t bring me a sense of community like our friend in Northampton. When growing your business it’s your job to have the better idea, to be one step ahead of the other guy and to boast your product every day, every week and every month. By the way, FANTASTIC translates into FANTASTIC revenue. In addition, customers feel like they must buy their morning “joe” from you. BTW - His coffee is FANTASTIC too! Carol serves as a featured writer for the Home News and the Lehigh Valley Chamber Blog. Carol is an accomplished professional speaker, coach and educational consultant specializing in remarkable leadership, outrageous fundraising, million dollar marketing, and building organizational alliances throughout the country. Carol’s innovative e leadership with bullet proof ideas for recruiting MORE MEMBERS, MORE MONEY AND BETTER LEADERS. www.caroltalks.com 610-442-4545 email@example.com
Paranormal Program: Lizzie Borden At Governor Wolf
World renowned paranormal researcher A.J. Rauber will present his lecture, The Lizzie Tapes-A Paranormal Case Study, by candlelight at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3 at The Governor Wolf Historical Society, 6600 Jacksonville Road, Bath. The presentation is an in-depth look at two different paranormal investigations of the infamous Lizzie Borden House in Fall River, Mass. The house was the scene of a gruesome double homicide on Aug. 4, 1892 and is reputed to be haunted. Both investigations were filmed for TV shows. Rauber has been in the field of paranormal research for more than 45 years and has investigated haunting and poltergeist cases throughout the U.S. and in Europe. He has been featured on and consulted for a number of television shows, including Sightings,
The Other Side, The Paranormal Borderline, Encounters, Unsolved Mysteries and specials for The History Channel and The Travel Channel. He was most recently filmed for The History Channel series MonsterQuest. Rauber’s televised investigations have been shown all over the world. The Northampton based speaker is a current member of Haunted New Jersey and the Paranormal Research Organization. He is a past member of Vestigia and The American Association of Electronic Voice Phenomena, as well as the Georgia-based Parapsychological Services Institute and The Psychical Research Foundation. Known for his use of electronic voice phenomena in gathering evidence of hauntings, Rauber will offer many different voices caught on-
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Learn Leather Crafting in 4-H
LeatherCrafters 4-H Club of Northampton County is reorganizing for the 20122013 year, with the meetings running through April. The first meeting of the year will be held on Friday, October 19. Starting in January, the club will meet on the first and third Fridays of each month through April. The club is looking for some new members to join us! Youth ages 8-18 are encouraged to join us to learn this art form. LeatherCrafters 4-H members learn how to tool and craft leather, making projects which will be exhibited at the 4-H Fair in August and then used by the members. There are various fees for 4-H membership payable to Penn State and the county. In addition there is a modest fee for the club. Adults who accompany youth and wish to participate may do so for a modest fee. The meetings are held at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Moorestown, from 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Membership is limited due to the nature of the projects and the help required, please reserve your space early. For more information or to join LeatherCrafters, please call Janice Martin, 610-837-7294, Cindy Rifenburg, 610-760-9337, or Janet Kline, 610-837-6244.
communications at NCC. Admission to the play is free with a donation of canned foods for a local food bank and/or a minimum $5 donation to the Norman R. Roberts Scholarship Fund, which is for theatre majors. For tickets, call 610-861-5524.
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Chapman Borough will observe Trick or Treat on Friday, Oct. 26 from 6 to 7 p.m. Northampton – Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 6 to 8 p.m.
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Comment On Sports By Pete Fritchie
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Football fans are wondering whether Alabama can complete the season without a defeat, beating last season’s impressive 11-1 record. The view among some forecasters is that the Crimson Tide faces only three teams
the rest of the season which might achieve an upset. Which three? On the 29th of October, Alabama plays Tennessee there. The Vols have a chance of an upset playing at home. On November 3rd the Crimson Tide goes to LSU. LSU may have the best chance to defeat Alabama of all the Tide’s foes. Texas A & M may have a chance on the 18th of November but the best chance in November for an opponent may be the match-up with Auburn on November 24th--at Auburn.
Northampton and Nazareth Suffer Losses This Past Friday It was a bad week on the local scene, as both Northampton and Nazareth lost their football games on Friday night. The Konkrete Kids were limited to two touchdowns, one in the second quarter and one in the final, as they lost to Emmaus, 34-14 in a Lehigh Valley Conference game on Friday night. Quarterback Nick Cook threw for 145 yards in the game, with one of five yards to Brandon Heimbach that scored. The last TD came on a four-yard run by Blake Boehm. Emmaus scored in all four quarters, 14 of the points in the first, single TD’s in the second, third and fourth, with the last one a two-point conversion after the touchdown. Northampton is now 2 and 4 on the season and 1 and 4 in the LVC. Tomorrow night, the Kids host the first place Easton Red Rovers. Parkland proved to be a tougher opponent than Nazareth expected last Friday, and after suffering a loss in the regional semi-finals last sea-
son, they turned the tables on the Blue Eagles this time, winning 42-21, similar to what they did last year in the regular season, a 47-21 Parkland win. Nazareth quarterback Parish Simmons had 122 passing yards and 123 rushing yards and two touchdowns, but Parkland clamped down on him most of the way. Sophomore running back Jordan Gray was held to 15 yards on five carries and after making a 25-yard reception was bowled over and did not return in the third quarter. The TD’s that Nazareth did get on the night were a 70yard run by Simmons in the first quarter, a 16-yard run by him in the second, and a 42-yard pass from him to Anthony Gaetaniello in the fourth quarter. Nazareth is now 4 and 2 overall and 3 and 2 in the LVC. Tomorrow night they host the Becahi Hawks in their annual Homecoming game at 7 p.m. It’s also Pink Night and all the Nazareth students at the game will be wearing pink shirts.
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The King of the Court will be announced at an afternoon pep rally and the queen will be announced at halftime. (See Nazareth page for the contestants.)
Two-way Tie for First Place in Suburban Trap East Bath Rod & Gun Club and Copeechan both scored 125’s to tie for first place on Sept. 30 in the Suburban Trap League. East Bath, 125 – Brendan Doorly, Guy Fox, Dan Fritchman, Bob Godiska, Bruce James, and Wayne Remaly, all 25’s. Copeechan, 125 – Stan Borascius, Jr., Bob Bortz, Jerry Bartazzi, Bill Eibach, Kelley Huber, Freeman Kline, Diane Metzkus, all 25’s. Ranger Lake, 124 – Roy Knipe, Richard Kunkle, Terry Maghane, Tony Subjin, all 25’s; Dennis Cacciola, Sr., Lee Christine, Ray Garrison, Rich Green, Matt Groller, Allan Hunter, John Karpyn, Pete Labish, Seth Tavalan, Ralph Weakland, all 24’s. Blue Ridge, 124 – Dave Brader, Peter Ducharme III, Mike Kresge, Jerry Trumbauer, all 25’s; Barry Berger, Alicia Effting, Lorne Polansky, Dave Schwartz, Jeremy Smith, Glenn Zulick, all 24’s. The league had a shooting match at East Bath Rod & Gun Club this past Sunday, Oct. 7, but results were not available at press time. STANDINGS East Bath Copeechan Ranger Lake Blue Ridge
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Dartball race tightens; Christ UCC sweeps Salem Lutheran There are three teams at the top with the same percentage, but two are tied as the race tightens in the Suburban Inter-Church Dart Baseball League. Christ UCC of Bath surprised Salem Lutheran in Bethlehem by sweeping them in three, one game going 16 innings. The locals won 3-1, 4-2 and 6-5 in that long one as Mark Fujita and Dan DalCin both went 6 for 14; Jarod Pokorny, 5 for 14, and Joe Hunsicker homered. Salem: Kyle Taylor, 5 for 14, and Bill Hoke, Jr., 5 for 15. Bath Lutheran lost 6-5, won 14-6, and lost 10-6 at St. Paul’s UCC in Northampton. Bath: Don Miller, 10 for 16; Dellie Iasiello, 9 for 13 with three home runs; Wendy Yacone, 6 for 14, and “Doc” Cavallo, 5 for 14. Northampton: Kevin Gross, 8 for 13; Brian Gross, 5 for 11; Rich Kern, 5 for 13; and Debbie Hughes, a home run. St. Stephen’s Lutheran of Bethlehem lost 12-10, then won 6-5 and 3-0 at DrylandTrinity in Hecktown. St. Stephen’s: Gary Buczynski, 8 for 14 with a homer; Ed Wychuck, 5 for 14; Melissa Mowrer, 4 for 11 with a homer; Marisa Bond, 3 for 6; and homers by Josh Buczynski, John Hoysan and Cori Oswalt. Hecktown; Al Gilbert, 7 for 12 with a homer; Len Siegfried, 5 for 12; and Lou Devarics, a round tripper. Salem UCC, Moorestown, lost 3-2, won 7-6, and lost 3-2 at Emmanuel EC, Bethlehem. Moorestown: Bruce Roth, 4 for 11; Jack Troxell, 4 for 13
Bath Bowling Team 4 Jumps Into First Place in Bath Die Hards League With a 4 to 0 victory over the previous leader, Team 4 went into first place in the Bath Die Hards League on Oct. 3. Team 4 was led by Terry Bartholomew, 557; Kenneth Grube, 506, and Kathy Grube, 480. Team 6, the victim, had
with a homer; Bill Rinker, 4 for 13; Mitch Thomas, two homers; and Chris Remaly, a single circuit clout. Bethlehem: Matt Torman, 5 for 12; Bruce Banyluk, 4 for 12; John Weiss, 3 for 10. Ebenezer Bible Fellowship of Bethlehem lost 8-3, won 7-6, and lost 5-0 at Messiah Lutheran in Bethlehem. Ebenezer: Jim Voortman, 4 for 12 with a homer; Dave Strong, 3 for 4 with a homer; and Ross Romero, a solo homer. Messiah: Jeff Hasonich, 5 for 12 with a homer; Rich Hasonich, 5 for 12; Todd Jones, 4 for 10 and the cycle; Mike Daly, Sr., 4 for 13, and Mike Daly, Jr., a two-run homer. Trinity Lutheran of Bangor won 7-5 and 4-0 before losing 6-4 at Farmersville. Trinity: Judy Hoffert, 4 for 12; Larry Fehnel, 4 for 13; Sandy Wambold, also 4 for 13 and the cycle. Farmersville: Keith Campbell, 6 for 14; Tom George, 4 for 11, and Wayde Chilmonick, 4 for 13. STANDINGS
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Rick Deily, 545, and Sherry Longley, 446. Team 7 is in third place, winning 3 to 1 behind Charles Kosman and his teammates. Team 2 won 3.5 to 0.5 over Team 5, led by Michelle Tirrell, 458; Art Bruch, 443, and Sam Strouse, 421. Team 5: Bob C. Kosman, 437. Team 3 lost 1 to 3, but had BobbyLou Snyder’s 436. Team 1 lost 1 to 3, with Brenda Deily hitting 529; Joe Bachman, 435; and Bob Kosman. It’s hard to figure, but Team Continued on page 7
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8 is in last place, although winning 3 to 1, with these nice scores: Gerald Bartholomew, 552; Mike Swope, 540; Amanda Leindecker, 491, and Charmaine Bartholomew, 451. STANDINGS Team 4 Team 6 Team 7 Team 2 Team 5 Team 3 Team 1 Team 8
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Hecktown Fire Co. Takes Over Lead in Bath Industrial League Hecktown Fire Co. swept Arndt Construction, 4 to 0, and replaced them in first place in the Bath Industrial League. They did it with Matt Paulus, 232-211–607; Bill Doncsesz, 203–532; and Andy Schwartz, 504. Arndt: Marty Beal, 200–567; Bob Adams, 202–559; Jason Benner, 216– 556; Tim Graver, 553. Now tied for second with Arndt Construction is Taylor Honey, also a 4 to 0 winner over Scherline & Associates with Ed Taylor, 237-226–645; Jack Troxell, 223–570; Bob Bechtel, 532. Scherline: Andy Edelman, 258-220–652; Jeff
Kerbacher, 218-207–614; Frank Yeakel, 563; Harvey Rissmiller, 542. Old Dairy beat G&L Sign Factory, 3 to 1, behind Jim Bendekovitz, 240-225-205– 670; John Schwartz, 211–537; Scott F., 515. G&L: Jason Eberts, 276-203–671, and Mike Reese, 246–601. Harhart’s trimmed S L Plastic, 3 to 1, with Brandon Frey, 224-214–620; S L: Evan Rehrig, 225-205–635. STANDINGS W Hecktown Fire Co. 13 Arndt Construction 10 Taylor Honey 10 S L Plastic 9 Old Dairy 7 G&L Sign Factory 6 Harhart’s 6 Scherline & Associates 3
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Team Smith Upends Valley Inspection In Bath Commercial Team Smith scored a 4 to 0 upset of Valley Inspection to replace them in first in the Bath Commercial Bowling League in week six. They did it with Jason Benner, 205-204–584; Scott Weinberg, 213–579, and Al Weinberg, 514. Inspection: Terry Bartholomew, 238–565; Gerald Bartholomew, 527; Dino Carfara, 201–523. Sunnieside Landscaping advanced to a tie for second place by winning 3 to 1 over the Rice Family, led by Anton Boronski, 224-248–650; Ryan Flick, 225–600; Adam An-
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thony, 213–581; Tony Holva, 213-214–559. Rice: Dale Fye, 201–584, and Jack Rice, 213. Old Dairy is further down in the standings, but swept Daku Auto Body, 4 to 0, with Bill Neidig, 219-213-228–660; Rich Trucksess, 203–563; and Barry McIlhaney, 210–546. Daku: Al Davidson, 214–591; Bob Daku, 263–588; Bob Faustner, 542; Rich Mutarelli, 517. Maxx Amusements downed Bath Supply, 3 to 1, led by Andy Edelman, 245-209–577; Anthony Gable, 215–569; George Hyde, 526; Bill Bachman, 525; Russell Hawk, 525. Supply: Lester Steigerwalt, 267-225–651; Steve Kerbacher, 227-208–615; Brent Connolly, 200–565; Harvey Rissmiller, 524. STANDINGS W Team Smith 15 S’side Landscaping 14 Valley Inspection Svc. 14 Bath Supply 12 Maxx Amusements 12 Daku Auto Body 11 Old Dairy 10 Rice Family 8
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Week’s High Scores At Bath Legion Lanes Outstanding scores during the week of Sept. 23 at the Bath Legion Lanes were as follows: MEN – 600 & HIGHER: Jason Eberts, 671; Bill Neidig, 670; Jim Bendekovitz, 670; Lester Steigerwalt, 650; Bob Daku, 647; Tony Boronski, 639/638; Evan Rehrig, 635; Bob Hetrick, 621; Marty Csencsits, 624; Bill Kosman, 622; George Hyde, 619; Mark Moyer, 626; Brandon Frey, 620; Andy Edelman, 652; Ed Taylor, 645; Brent Bartholomew, 621; John Zmyweski, 622; Al Davidson, 620; Jeff Kerbacher, 614; Terry Bartholomew, 615. WOMEN – 500 & HIGHER: Delores Allogio, 540; MaryBeth Eby, 539; Donna Kemmerer, 520; Donna Amore, 524.
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4-H BULLSEYE team consists of (l to r): Chris VanBlargan, leader-Bob VanBlargan, Gary Yagerhofer, Paul Wagner(5th Overall), Kody Unangst and Tyler VanBlargan (3rd Overall).
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Northampton County 4H Bullseye Shooting Sports shotgun team placed second at this year’s State Days. The team took 2nd place with inwebsite is www.vewl.org and there you can look at the schedule for the year as well as find various tournaments and other links. "Save the Date" for November 16 for a team building spaghetti dinner. We have donations of pasta, sauce, meatballs and bread but are still looking for paper ware, salads and desserts. Please contact Ann Flood 610-7032423 for more info or to donate.
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Wrestling sign ups will take place at the Moore Twsp.Recreation Center at the Borek Fieldhouse on the following dates: October 11,16 and18 all 6-8 p.m. Practice will begin the first week of November. During sign ups they will have registration forms for numerous tournaments coming to our area. The league
dividual shooters placing 3rd and 5th overall. They competed in both trap shooting and skeet. Kody Unangst participated in the rifle match. The team meets at Keystone Rod and Gun Club in Bath on the 3rd Thursday of the month. Interested parties can contact the Extension Office at 610-746-1970.
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Visit and Participate in Senior Center Activities
Local centers include: MidCounty 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 Cherryville Senior Center at Hope Lutheran Church, Rt. 248, Lehigh Township. Northampton Co. Agency on Aging Menus Thursday, Oct. 18 – Tomato JuThursday, Oct. 11: Grilled chicken breast on bun, pasta salad, tropical fruit. Friday, Oct. 12: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, salad, bread, iced brownie. Monday, Oct. 15: Chili con carne w/ cheese in bread bowl, broccoli raisin salad, pears. Tuesday, Oct. 16: Baked ham, candied sweet potatoes, green beans, bread, birthday cake, ice cream. Wednesday, Oct. 17: Apricot nectar, meatball sandwich, salad, mandarin oranges. Mid-County Senior Center 234 Walnut Street Bath, PA 234 Walnut Street Bath, PA Director: Susan Miller For Meal Reservations: Please Call 610-837-1931 Hours 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Thursday, Oct. 11: 9:00 Pool/ Cards/Games/Puzzles; 10:15 Sing-a-Long; 11:30 Lunch; 12:30 Penny Bingo Friday, Oct. 12: 9:00 Pool/ Cards/Games/Puzzles; 11:30 Lunch; 12:15 Pinochle; 12:30 Games Monday, Oct. 15: 9:00 Pool/ Cards/Games; 11:30 Lunch;
12:30 Games Tuesday, Oct. 16: 9:00 Pool/ Cards/Games/Puzzles; 9:45 Exercise; 11:30 Lunch; 12:30 Bingo Wednesday, Oct. 17: 9:00 Pool/Cards/Games/Puzzles & Sewing for Gracedale; 11:30 Lunch; 12:30 Crafts/Ceramics Cherryville Senior Center Director: Edith Knauss For Meal Reservations please call: 610-767-2977 by 9:30 A.M. Hours 9:30 A.M. – 2:30 P.M. Thursdays; 9 am pool/ cards/games & puzzles, 10:15 sing-a-long, 11:30 Lunch, 12:30 Penny Bingo. Fridays: 9 am pool/cards/ games & puzzles, 11:30 lunch, 12:15 pinochle, 12:30 games. Mondays: 9 am pool/ cards/games & puzzles, 11:30 Lunch, 12:30 games. Tuesdays: 9 am pool/cards/ games & puzzles, 9:45 exercise, 11:30 lunch, 12:30 Bingo. Wednesdays: 9 am pool/ cards/games/puzzles and sewing for Gracedale, 11:30 lunch, 12:30 crafts. Northampton Senior Center Director: Krista Ambrosino For Reservations Please Call: 610-262-4977 Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8:30-1:30 Thursdays: 9 am – Cards/ puzzles, 9:30 morning stretch, 12 lunch. Fridays: 9 am – cards/puzzles, 9:30 needlecraft, 11:30 lunch, Bingo after lunch. Mondays: 9 am – cards/ puzzles, coffee break, 12 lunch. Tuesday, Oct. 16: 9 am – cards/puzzles, 9:30 morning
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World War II Navy Vets Reunion SALTS trained at Sampson Naval Station and members of Sampson World War II Naval Station (Spouse/ Guest) retired Navy Vets from other conflicts are invited. A fall luncheon will be held on Thursday October 18 at 12 p.m. at Haag’s Hotel in Shartlesville. Please RSVP By October 17 by calling Malinda at 610-562-8253.
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LV Squadron Civil Air Patrol Open House The Cadets of the Lehigh Valley Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol will be hosting an open house on Tuesday, October 16th from 7-9pm at their headquarters at the Egypt Fire Company. The Cadets, ages 12-20 years old, will have displays showing off their skills in aviation, search and rescue, military drill, etc. Weather permitting, they will be performing a flag raising ceremony at 7pm and demonstrating their marching skills. There will also be a presentation by an F-16 pilot and retired Air Force Lt. Colonel. Cadets and adult members will be on hand to answer any questions. Refreshments will be available. The Civil Air Patrol is a volunteer organization for ages 12 and up with aviation minded membership. Visit www.gocivilairpatrol.com or www.capvolunteernow.com for more information or call Lt Robert Sacco, 610-5097358.
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I'm a cute little devil who needs a loving forever home. I want to be the center of attention when I am entertaining you and when I am sleeping I want to be able to have wonderful dreams of my family. I don't want to be hit or yelled at. If I do something wrong, remember, I am just a baby. Train me with kindness and TLC. I will do my best to please you. That is my promise to you. More about Beamer-- he is about 3 months old, up to date on shots, and is housebroken. He is a beagle mix. He is black and brown with ticking on the legs. He is good with other dogs and cats. He likes children. Contact pets in need in Upper Nazareth at 610-759-6879
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were Curtiss Markulics, John Kearns, A. J. Trunzo Fabricators workers, Ed Fogel of Fogel Electric, Paul Connolly for plumbing fixtures, John Manning, Jennifer and Allen George of the Daily Grind, and Darrin Heckman of Lehigh Engineering, who drew the plans for the gazebo. She also credited State Representative Marcia Hahn for her support of the revitalization efforts in Bath. Successful Day The seventh annual Bath Community Day overall was a success, drawing a large number of crafters and business vendors, who displayed their wares along the grounds of Keystone Park. While the weather was threatening, very little rain fell, and it did little to curb the enthusiasm of the visitors as they walked from one vendor to another, and stopped for food at the Bath Fire Fighters, Boy Scouts, and Christ U.C.C. Church stands. The youngsters had a great time in the hot air bounce, and on the see-saw and swings at the
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Scouting leader tells Lions About involvement with troop
Russell “Arby” Beisel, District Director, Minsi Trails Council, Boy Scouts of America, met with members of the Bath Lions Club on Wednesday, Oct. 3 to acquaint them with their responsibilities, as they try to bring Boy Scout Troop 33 back to a better existence. The Bath Lions have been the charter sponsor of the troop for more than 70 years and has been joined by St. John’s Lutheran Church in Bath as a co-sponsor. Beisel said they are responsible for
the troop that has dwindled to six boys. They also own the trailer the troop uses. Troop 33 is a part of the North Valley District, which has 80 units. Cub Scouts are encouraged to advance into Boy Scouting as they go through the ranks, and while Cub Pack 33 and Venture Crew 470 are active at Christ U.C.C. Church in Bath, the Cub Scouts are not joining Troop 33, but are going to Troop 35 in Christ U.C.C., Little Moore, Danielsville, and elsewhere.
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Beisel explained that troop leaders are required to take youth training and with it outdoor leader skills. Usually, the scoutmaster or leaders have a boy in the program, or they had a son as a scout in the past. Beisel noted that the end of January is charter time and if there aren’t enough boys by the end of March, the troop is history. No one from Troop 33, leader(s) or boys, were at the Lions meeting. The speaker encouraged the Lions to reach out to the Webelos Scouts, who should join the local Boy Scout troop. Two Joining Lions Lion Bill Falstich presided at the meeting. Two guests, who will be joining the Lions club on Oct. 17, were introduced, Melissa Brown and Kyle Grube. They will be installed by District Governor Linwood Gehris. Lion Marvin Werkheiser reported that the Bingo fund-raiser at Muhlenberg Hospital was a success. They are hopeful of having Bingo again in Northampton next summer at the Exchange fair. On Thursday, volunteers from the Lions had one of their four Adopt-A-Highway litter pick-ups along Rt. 512. This past Saturday, the Lions sold American flags as a fund-raiser at Bath Community Day. Beginning after Thanksgiving, the club will sell coupons that are good for poinsettia plants, wreaths, garland rope, cemetery blankets and cemetery logs for the Christ-
mas season, in cooperation with Filchner’s Produce in Klecknersville. Lions Awareness Day will be held on Oct. 20 at Christ U.C.C. Church, Airport Rd., when prospective Lions are invited to see who the Lions are and what they do. Displays will be placed to emphasize area activities. At the Nov. 3 meeting, April Kucsan, co-chairman of the Reading Action Program in District 14-K, will speak to the Lions at their dinner meeting in the fellowship hall of St. John’s Lutheran Church. The Lions will decorate the community Christmas tree at Monocacy Creek Park on Thanksgiving weekend so it is ready for the borough’s lighting ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 2 at 5 p.m.
Exchangites hear About F.B.I.; plan Parade, craft fair
www.HomeNewsPA.com 17 will be at North Star Automotive, at the intersection of Brodhead Ave. & Fritz Dr., Bethlehem, at 6:30 p.m. Those attending will have dinner first, then decorate the club float that they will have in the annual Jack Frost Parade, the 64th the club is sponsoring, on Thursday, Oct. 18. Starting at 7 p.m., the parade will begin and end at Municipal Park Complex at Smith Lane & Washington Ave. There will be four divisions in the parade. Jarret and Sarah Schaffer are the parade committee chairpersons. Plans are also underway for the fall craft fair the Exchange will have on Sunday, Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the community center, where the public can see and select from a large number of items that are displayed.
Members of the Northampton Exchange Club heard a former FBI agent as their speaker at the Oct. 3 dinner meeting in the Community Center. As part of a crime prevention program, Albert Sproule, a former agent and presently assistant professor in the criminal justice undergraduate and graduate programs at DeSales University, told about the FBI and recent cases of potential terrorism in the United States. Their next meeting on Oct.
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State monies come in for Various uses by Northampton checks, including: Recycling grant of $15,653; pension state aid in amount of $153,772.72, which was $143,272.72 more than anticipated (it will be divided equally between the pension fund for non-uniformed employees and the police); $56,717, for volunteer firemen’s relief association, and an estimate of
the 2013 liquid fuels allotment, which will be $188,836.82, lower by $8,966 than it was for While local municipalities 2012. often are at odds with state Northampton Borough regulations, they gladly accept Council completed its busithe money that is allocated for ness in almost record time, atone purpose or another. tending to the following items: Such was the case on ThursOther Matters day, and Northampton Bor• Permission was given for ough Manager Gene Zarayko’s two requests that were made report listed the receipt of state for events in 2013. The Dakota Galusha Memorial Fund board of directors asked to be able Autumn to conduct fifth annual Autumn Btheir aske t S fund-raiser at the ocrecreation ial (fo rm Basket Social To benefit N erly Autumn Auction) center on March 8-10, with a ortham pt on A re (Formerly Autumn Auction) a Public Libr Fridfee ay, Octof ary $1,125 payable ob er At thrental 19 , 2012 e Northampt on Mem orial Coto two months prior the event. mmunity Ce To benefit Doors open nter at 6:00 Ti . .ck.The Tax-Aide organiets are AARP $5 in advanc Northampton Area e, $6 at th Foodasked e door zation to use the multiavailable fo r Purchase Filled Basket Public Library s, Gift Certificat the Categories inpurpose ates & mrecreation clude: Kids’ room uch mor , Colle ctiblepreparation center for the s, Entertainm e! of ent & more! Friday, October 19, 2012 taxes as a free service for senior citizens every Monday beAt the Northampton Memorial tween Feb. 4 and April 15 from Community Center 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at no charge. • In his report, Councilman Doors open at 6:00 Anthony Lopsonzski, Jr. noted Tickets are $5 in advance, $6 at the door. two dances to be held at the Food available for purchase. recreation center, one this past Saturday, and another on Oct. Filled Baskets, Gift Certificates & much more! 20 for 4th, 5th and 6th grade boys and girls. . . .He also anCategories include: Kids’, Collectibles, nounced that the NorthampEntertainment & more! ton Lioness Club has donated two hemlock trees that were By BILL HALBFOERSTER The Home News
planted along Clear Springs Drive. Council will participate in the Jack Frost parade on Oct. 18. . . .Trick or Treat will be observed on Oct. 31 from 6-8 p.m. • Councilman Robert McHale reported that the police department purchased three M-16 rifles and that the police completed their mandatory qualification. . . The K-9 dog was used for a burglary and an assault. . . .He noted that the zoning hearing board would be meeting today (Thursday, Oct. 11) in regard to a property at 2427 Dewey Ave. where the owner wants to build a twin home. • Councilman Anthony Lopsonzski, Sr. announced that the fire department would have an open house this Wednesday in observance of fire prevention week, when children would attend. . . .He also announced that there still is a vacancy on the Board of Health. • Councilman Keith Piescienski reported that recently paved streets were sealed, and that the public works crew is also painting lines, corners and crosswalks. . . .The borough’s public auction will be on Nov. 3. • In other action, Council passed a resolution on spending of Northampton County gaming funds. . . .Ordinances are being codified. . . .Permission was given for the fire de-
Lehigh Township FaLL LeaF CoLLeCTion
The Lehigh Township Public Works Department will begin its fall curbside leaf collection program on Monday, October 22, 2012. The program will continue for eight weeks. Leaves must be placed at the road by the Monday of the scheduled week for pickup. The Maintenance Department will be making a one-time pass on each Township road based on the scheduled. Leaves only shall be raked to the shoulder of the road for pickup. Leaves shall be kept off of the roadways. Leaves shall also be free of sticks or other material. In addition to the collection of leaves, the Maintenance Department will also be doing a curbside collection of brush. Brush must be kept separate from leaf material. Brush shall be cut in lengths not to exceed 3 feet and bundled in a manner that will not exceed 15 pounds. This collection will follow the same schedule as the leaf collection.
11 THE HOME NEWS October 11-17, 2012 partment to have a unit in the Coplay Halloween parade. Council’s next meeting will be on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m. because of the Northampton parade on Thursday, Oct. 18.
Oct. 24 & 25 Nov. 12 Dec. 5 & 6 Oct. 29 & 30 Nov. 19 Dec. 10 & 11
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The Public Works crew may refuse pickup if inappropriate material is found within the leaves or if the above guidelines are not followed.
The collection schedule is as follows: Oct. 22 and 23, 2012 -Southwest quadrant of the Twp. Oct. 24 and 25, 2012-Northwest quadrant of the Twp. Oct. 29 and 30, 2012-Northeast quadrant of the Twp. Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, 2012-Southeast quadrant of the Twp. Week of Nov. 5, 2012-Southwest quadrant of the Twp. Week of Nov. 12, 2012-Northwest quadrant of the Twp. Week of Nov. 19, 2012 -Northeast quadrant of the Twp. Week of Nov. 26, 2012-Southeast quadrant of the Twp. Dec. 3 and 4, 2012-Southwest quadrant of the Twp. Dec. 5 and 6, 2012-Northwest quadrant of the Twp. Dec. 10 and 11, 2012-Northeast quadrant of the Twp. Dec. 12 and 13, 2012-Southeast quadrant of the Twp.
Maps showing the collection area are posted at the Municipal Building.Residents are also welcome to bring leaves and brush to the yard waste recycling area located across from the Maintenance Department Building.
New Rules for Recycling Electronic Devices The PA Department of Environmental Protection is advising consumers and businesses of new rules for recycling electronic devices that will take effect on January 24, 2013. Enacted in 2010, the Pennsylvania Covered Device Recycling Act prohibits the disposal of covered devices (such as computers, laptops, monitors and televisions) with residential trash. More information on the covered device recycling act is available at http://www.dep.state. pa.us/, keyword: Electronics Recycling.
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Homecoming Court For Blue Eagles Game on Friday By: Andy Weaver The seniors who made Homecoming Court at Nazareth High School have been announced. The King of the Court will be named at a 1:30 p.m. pep rally Friday afternoon in the gymnasium, and the Queen will be announced at halftime of the game between the Blue Eagles and the Bethlehem Catholic Hawks. The candidates for king include Quin Schray, Alex Tommes, Marc Azar, Aaron Bradley, Richard Liao, and Iyo Opyemi. The girls include Molly Calabrese, Michelle Wagner, Claire Crown, Chelsea Ritter, Arissa Lahr, Courtney Pintabone, and Amber Grello. It will also be Pink Night, and students who received the pink shirts in September will be wearing them tomorrow night at the game. Gates open at 6 p.m., and senior citizens may get in a few minutes earlier. Tickets
are $3.00 for students and $5.00 for adults. We hope that the community will come out and support these players who work very hard all week to get ready for Friday’s Games! See you there and GO BLUE!!!!!!!
Nazareth Rotary Apple Sale
The Nazareth Rotary Club is holding its annual apple sale, taking orders for Empire, Red and Yellow Delicious apples. A 21-pound (2/5 bushel) box of apples is $18, or as little as 86 cents per pound. Apples are also available in 10-pound and 5-pound bags. Orders must be made by Saturday, October 13. Apples can be picked up or will be delivered after October 20. The club will also be selling apples at the Applefest and Railfest on Saturday, October 20, at Bushkill Elementary School.
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Proceeds from the apple sale benefit Nazareth community organizations, including the Nazareth Y, Memorial Library of Nazareth, Nazareth Food Bank, and Moravian Historical Society. For more information or to order apples, contact any Nazareth Rotarian, or call 610-837-1586.
Four Wall of Fame Recipients honored Come out and support the Nazareth Blue Eagle Education Foundation and our 2012 Wall of Fame Recipients: Lynne Allen '66, Joseph DeRaymond '68, Dr. Frank Kessler '47, and Dr. Joseph Merola '60. The gala is this Saturday, October 13. A cocktail hour will be held from 5-6 p.m., Dinner will be served at 6p.m., followed by the ceremony and music by Eric Nikles. Please call 610-759-1170 option 8 or visit our website at nazaretheducationfoundation.org for more information and tickets.
Center, Wildlands Conservancy, and Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. To register, contact Rick Wiltraut at 610-746-2810 or rwiltraut@ pa.gov Bat Chat Friday, October 26th, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Did you know that bats are indicators of a healthy watershed? Did you know that a single Little Brown Bat can consume up to 7,000 mosquitoes in one night? Join Susan Gallagher of the Carbon County Environmental Education Center for this special presentation about these very beneficial, yet often misunderstood creatures of the night. This program features live bats
(but don’t fear they will not get in your hair!). Registration is required. To register, contact Bill Sweeney at 610-746-2808 or firstname.lastname@example.org Saw-whet Owl Banding Friday, November 2nd, 8:00-10:00 p.m. The Kittatinny Ridge is an important migration corridor for many species of birds, including Northern Sawwhet Owls. Join Tim Kita and Rick Wiltraut as they attempt to capture these tiny owls using mist nets and audio lures. Limit 15 participants. Dress for the weather and bring a flashlight. To register contact Rick Wiltraut at 610-746-2810 or rwiltraut@ pa.gov
Healing Teas Warming Up With Healing Teas will be presented 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, October 23 in Kortz Hall of Moravian Hall Square, 175 W. North St., Nazareth. Join the Tea Party with Vanessa Sabatine of Herbs To Your Success. Part of the Wellness & Vitality series, the program is free and open to the public. Registration is required by calling 610.746.1000 or online at www. moravian.com.
October 11-17, 2012
Kittatinny Ridge Subject of workshop
It’s Time to Fly South who’s migrating, where, when, why
Arlene Koch former president of the state Ornithological Society and Express-Times columnist Kortz Hall Moravian Hall Square 175 W. North St., Nazareth Reservations required
Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center will present a two day workshop on October 20 and 21 focusing on the Kittatinny Ridge. Stretching 185 miles through eastern and central Pennsylvania to the Maryland line, the Kittatinny Ridge is a globally-significant fall migration flyway used annually by tens of thousands of raptors and millions of songbirds. The ridge also provides critical, high quality interior-forest and scrub habitat for dozens of species of songbirds, mammals, butterflies, reptiles and amphibians. Topics will include greenways and wildlife corridors, songbird migration and banding, hawk and owl banding, hiking and other recreational values. Presenters will include Little Gap Bird Observatory, Lehigh Gap Nature
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The 10th Chestnut School reunion will be held on Saturday, October 20, at 11 a.m. at Doughboys Pizza in Wind Gap. For more info, call Jane at 610-759-4151.
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Church Directory Sermonette
We are currently scheduling Pastors to contribute a short Sermonette for our 2013 issues. If you would like to participate, please call 610-9230382 or email info@homenewspa. com with your Name, Church, Address, Phone and Email. ADVENT MORAVIAN, (610) 8680477, Bethlehem. Sun - 8:30am W 9:30am SS; 10:45am W ASSUMPTION BVM PARISH, Northampton. 610-262-2559. Sun - 8/10:30am W; Mon, Tue, Thurs & Fri – 8am Mass; Wed– 7pm W; Sat – 4pm W BANGOR CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE, Bangor. 610-588-6929 Sun - 9:30am SS for all ages; 10:40am W BETHANY WESLEYAN, Cherryville. 610-767-1239. Sun – W - 9/10:30am BUSHKILL UNITED METHODIST, Clearfield, Bushkill Twp. Sun 10/14- 9:15 am – 180th Anniversary Worship followed by covered dish brunch. No SS. CARPENTER’S COMMUNITY CHURCH, Nazareth, 484-285-0040 Sun - 10am W CHAPMAN QUARRIES UNITED METHODIST, Bath. 610-8370935 Sun. - 11am W, 10am SS CHRIST U.C.C., S. Chestnut St. Bath. Sun. – SS – 9am, N – 10am, W – 10:15. CHRIST U.C.C., Schoenersville. Sun. - 10:15am W CHRIST U.C.C. – MOORE, Danielsville. Sun - 9am W, 10:15 SS
CONCORDIA LUTHERAN CHURCH Northampton Sun - 9am W, 10:30am SS & BS, 3pm COVENANT UNITED METHODIST, Bath. 610-837-7517. HA Sun – 8 & 10:30am W, 9:15am SS DRYLAND U.C.C., Nazareth. 610-759-4444 Sat – 6pm W Sun – 8/10:15am W, 9am SS EGYPT COMMUNITY CHURCH, Whitehall (Egypt) 610262-4961 Sun. – 10:30am W - 9am SS EMMANUEL'S LUTH Bath. Sun – 9:30am – W, Wed. 7pm W FAITH
Twsp. Sun - 10am W GOD'S MISSIONARY CHURCH, Northampton. Sun – 9:30am SS, 10:30am & 7pm Service; 6:30pm. Evening Youth GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN, Northampton Sun – 8/10:45am W 9:30am SS Gospel Chapel Wesleyan Church, Northampton, 610-2628101 (N) Sun. 10 am – SS. 10:30 am - Worship GRACE BIBLE FELLOWSHIP CHURCH, Nazareth 610-759-7039 Sun. - 9:30am W, 10:30am SS, 6pm W. GRACE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Pen Argyl Sun –8:30 & 10am W, 10am SS HOLY CROSS EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN, Nazareth. 610-759-3431 Sun – W – 8/10:30am. SS – 9:15am. HOLY FAMILY ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, Nazareth Sun – 7am/9am/11am. HOLY TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH, Northampton 610-2622668 Sun. – 10:30am W Communion 1st Sun. of the Month. 9:15am SS HOLY TRINITY SLOVAK LUTHERAN, Northampton Sun. – W & SS - 9am HOPE LUTHERAN CHURCH, Cherryville 610 767-7203 Sun– 8:00/10:30am W, 9:15am – SS. MOUNT EATON CHURCH Saylorsburg 570-992-7050 Sat. - 6:30pm W, Sun. - 8/10:30am W. 9:30am SS. NAZARETH MORAVIAN CHURCH, Nazareth 610-759-3163 W - 8:15/10:45 am W, 9:30am SS NORTHAMPTON ASSEMBLY OF GOD, Northampton Sun – 10:45am & 6pm W; 9:30am SS; Wed – 7:30pm W QUEENSHIP OF MARY CHURCH, Northampton 610-2622227 Sun. – 7:30/9:30/11:30am S. Holy day & Vigil – 6:30, 9am; Vigil 7pm SACRED HEART CATHOLIC, Bath. Sat Vigil– 4:30pm/6pm M, Sun - 6:45/8/9:30/11am M; CC during 9:30am M; Mon– Thurs 8am M; Fri – 8:30am M, Morning Prayer MonThurs 7:30am Fri. 8am. SALEM U.C.C. Moorestown 610759-1652
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Critical Voting Issues
High unemployment, a growing and dangerously unsustainable 16-trillion-dollar lar deficit, deficit, and and other other economy-related economy-related issues issues focus focus our our attention attention on on the the imporimportance tance of of voting voting for for responsible responsible candidates candidates who who will will decrease decrease spending spending and and taxtaxation and turn things around in our nation. ation and turn things around in our nation. Some feel that the most critical voting issues we face are those relating to feel that the most voting issuesspiritual we face issues are those to theSome economy; however, fromcritical a biblical standpoint, arerelating the most the economy; a biblical spiritual the most critical votinghowever, issues!from I believe thatstandpoint, the solution to our issues nation’sare problems is critical voting issues! I believe solution to our anation’s problems is essentially spiritural—not political.that We the desperately need grassroots spiritual awakening! That comes through repentance and prayer. cannot ignore God essentially spiritural—not political. We desperately needWe a grassroots spiritual and vote Him andcomes His ways out ofrepentance our politicaland platforms nation without sufferawakening! That through prayer.orWe cannot ignore God ing for it economically. The out Bible “Blessed is theornation is and vote Him and His ways of says, our political platforms nationwhose withoutGod sufferthe LORD” (Psalm 33:12). financialisblessings to those who obey ing for it economically. TheGod Biblepromises says, “Blessed the nation whose God is Him, but He warns that He will withhold these blessing from the disobedient the LORD” (Psalm 33:12). God promises financial blessings to those who obey (Deuteronomy 28). Him, Hesays, warns that He will withhold these blessing disobedient Thebut Bible “Righteousness exalteth a nation: but from sin isthe a reproach to (Deuteronomy 28). any people” (Proverbs 14:34). Abortion is among the most critical spiritual votThe Bible says, exaltethbabies a nation: sin every is a reproach to ing issues. Over “Righteousness 3,700 unborn American arebut killed day in violation of God’s law and common decency! cries out tospiritual God for votjusany people” (Proverbs 14:34). Abortion is Their amongblood the most critical tice as did Abel’s bloodunborn (Genesis 4:10). God holdsare us killed responsible to vote for ing issues. Over 3,700 American babies every day in viocandidates wholaw honor God by defending the innocent unborn! lation of God’s and common decency! Their blood cries out toAnother God forcritijuscal voting issue is same-sex marriage which toGod tice spiritual as did Abel’s blood (Genesis 4:10). God holds(sodomy) us responsible voteconfor demns in Leviticus 20:13, “If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a candidates who honor God by defending the innocent unborn! Another critiwoman, both of them have committed an abomination.” We must vote for cal spiritualwho voting issue is same-sex (sodomy) candidates uphold God’s marriagemarriage plan between onewhich man God and conone demns Leviticus2:24). 20:13, “If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a womanin(Genesis woman, themforhave committed abomination.” We who must support vote for I urge both you toofpray this election andan vote for candidates God’s position these God’s criticalmarriage issues! plan between one man and one candidates who on uphold
woman (Genesis 2:24). I urge you to pray for this election and vote for candidates who support God’s position on these critical issues!
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Sun. SS and Confirmation 9 am. W 8 & 10:15 am. SALEM UNITED METHODIST, Danielsville. Sun – 9:30am W
ST. BRIGID’S EPISCOPAL Nazareth 610-746-3910 Sun – SS 9:45am, Eucharist 10am. ST. JOHN’S LUTHERAN CHURCH, Bath. 610-837-1061 Sun 8am/10:15am W – HC 1st & 3rd Sun. ST. JOHN’S EV. LUTHERN CHURCH, Nazareth 610-759-3090. Sun. –9am Sat. 5:30pm ST. JOHN’S U.C.C., Northampton. 610-262-8666 Sun – SS – 9am. W- 10:15am ST. JOHN’S U.C.C. Nazareth. 610-759-0893 Sun – W – 8am/10:45am Christian Ed – 9:15am ST. NICHOLAS CATHOLIC CHURCH, Walnutport. 610-7673107 Sun 8/9:30/11am M, Sat 4:30pm M Daily Mass at 8:30am ST. PAUL’S UCC, Northampton, 610-261-2910. HA Sun. 10:15am W, Communion. 1st Sun. of Month. 9am SS ST. PAUL’S U.C.C., of Indianland, Cherryville. Sun - 9am SS; 10:15am W ST. PETER’S U.C.C., Northampton Sun- 9am SS, 10:15 W VALLEY VIEW Northampton Sun - 10:45am W
WALNUTPORT SEVENTH-day ADVENTIST Sat – 9:30am W, - 10:45am SS ZION'S STONE U.C.C., Kreidersville. Sun- 9am SS, 10:15am W ZION WESLEYAN, Pt. Phillips. Sun- 9:00am SS, 10:15 W Zion EL Church, Northampton, 610-262-6636 (N) SS 9 am, W 10:30 am KEY –W- Worship, M – Mass, S – Services, SS – Sunday School, CE – Christian Ed, BS – Bible Study, CC - Child Care, HC – Holy Communion, H/A – Handicapped Accessible, VBS – Vacation Bible School Fall Schedule Updates Needed: Please send Church Schedules and activities to editorial@HomeNewsPA.com. Or mail bulletins to PO BOX 39, BATH PA 18014. Church Directory is a free listing of area Churches in alphabetical order and includes: Services, Sunday school and Bible Study regular schedules. Please call the office for directions or more information.
180th Anniv. Worship
Revered Timothy Fisher invites everyone to join the anniversary celebrations for Chapman Quarries United Methodist Church and Bushkill United Methodist Church. Bushkill is celebrating 180 years on October 14th and Chapman will be celebrating 144 years on October 21. The 180th Anniversary Worship begins at 9:15 am this Sunday at Bushkill.
Pastor Edward L. Bean
Grace United Methodist, Telford
A Christian’s Response to Technology This is a world of communication and change. The use of radio took 38 years to gain 50 million users. Move to the event of television which took 13 years to reach 50 million. Forward to the Internet which took only 4 years to have 50 million users! Now in just three years the iPod has reached 50 million users. Speed on to the fact that Facebook added 100 million users in less than 9 months. Fast forward to the fact that Wikipedia has over 13 million articles and that 78%%% of these are non-English. Following these trends in communication it is not surprising that last year one in every eight couples who married had met online! Currently, we hear futuristic terms such as “reverse mentoring” where parents need to be mentored by their 8, 10 and 12 year old children. Have you, like myself, asked technology usage questions of your children or grandchildren or great-grandchildren? The 12 year old will soon need mentoring by the 4 year old! Truly we live in a world of change. What does all this mean for us? We must understand how information is accessed and passed on to others. We need to evaluate and use information as it relates to our lives and value system. Next, we should explore how technology has altered cultural understanding. Social media has quickly become the vernacular of all people, but especially the under 20 age group. It is easy to become lost in the past and miss some of the signs of the times for creative communication. We should note that within cultural media there is a tendency to lose face to face sharing and become isolated behind the mass of words or pictures. People need opportunity for one on one fellowship. Lastly, let us be reminded that social media promotes its own agenda. The technology medium becomes the message board for programming bias values. This is a good reminder within our national election process. It is best to remember that God is the Master Communicator of His love in Christ. His sovereign will rests as the foundation of our universe. Even with the advances of the technological media our response should be for ourselves as well as shared with others: “Love the Lord your God with all your heart, mind, soul and strength and your neighbor as yourself.” (Mark 12: 29-31) Worship will be followed by a covered dish brunch. There will be no Sunday School at the church this week.
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William R. Detweiler
Dec. 27, 1939 – Oct. 2, 2012 William R. Detweiler, 72, formerly of Plainfield Township, died on Tuesday, Oct. 2 in Gracedale. He was the husband of the late Rebecca J. (Hoskin) Detweiler, who died in 2011. A member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, he was employed by Silver Line Trucking of Wind Gap as a dock worker for more than 40 years before retiring. In addition, he and his wife served as foster parents for many years. Born Dec. 27, 1939, he was a son of the late Edward and Bessie (Johnson) Detweiler. Surviving are three daughters, Venessa L. Doherty, of East Bangor, Tina Detweiler of Missouri, and Mary Williams of Pen Argyl; four sons, Craig Detweiler of Saylorsburg, Larry Kindred of Brodheadsville, William Kindred of East Bangor, and Willis Kindred; 15 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a brother, Darwin Detweiler, of Nazareth; and many nieces and nephews. Preeding him in death were a grandson, George Detweiler; brothers Donald, John and Edward Detweiler, and sisters Blanche Schneck and Florence Gostony. Services were held on Saturday morning in the Gorge G. Bensing Funeral Home, Moorestown, followed by interment in the Belfast union Cemetery.
Webster H. Harper
May 31, 1929 – Oct. 1, 2012 Webster H. Harper, 83, of Bushkill Township died on Monday, Oct. 1 at home. He was the husband of Edna (Filchner) Harper. An Army veteran of the Korean War, he was a member of the International Brotherhood of Carpenters & Joiners of America union, Local #600, and was a millwright for more than 40 years before retiring in 1991. Born May 31, 1929 in Rockville, he was a son of the late Horace H. and Mayme (Reph) Harper. In addition to his wife, he is survived by four sons, William Harper of Slatington, Gary Harper of Saylorsburg, Eric Harper of Kunkletown,
and Carl Harper of Wind Gap; two daughters, Sandra Harper of Arizona and Beth Bellis of Slatington; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Charles Harper of Arizona and Edward Harper of Macungie; two sisters, Thelma Hackett of Easton and Jeanette Gold of Wind Gap; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Horace H. Harper, Jr., and a sister, Florence O’Rourke. A memorial service with military honors was held on Friday afternoon in the George G. Bensing Funeral Home, Moorestown. Interment was private. Contributions in his memory may be made to The Nature Conservancy, P.O. Box 6014, Albert Lea, MN 56007.
Isabel E. Kehler
Feb. 7, 1919 – Oct. 1, 2012 Isabel Eva Kehler, 92, of Upper Nazareth Township died on Monday, Oct. 1 in Gracedale. She was the wife of the late Benjamin T. Kehler, who died in 1992. She had attended Pottsville High School. Prior to retiring in 1994, she worked in the garment industry as a sewing machine operator for many years. After retiring, she worked for the elderly as a domestic. Born Feb. 7, 1919 in Pottsville, she was a daughter of the late Elias and Isabel (Dietrich) Bigg. She was a member of the Nazareth Senior Center and St. Brigid’s Episcopal Church, Nazareth. Surviving are a son, Thomas C. Kehler, of Easton; a grandson, Brian T. Kehler of Upper Nazareth Twsp., and a three nieces and a nephew. Preceding her in death were a grandson, Michael T. Kehler, in June; three brothers, Fred, Henry and George Bigg, and a sister, Anna. Services were held on Friday afternoon in the George G. Bensing Funeral Home, Moorestown, followed by interment in Cedar Hill Memorial Park Cemetery, Allentown.
Virginia A. Mitman
Virginia A. Mitman, 85, of Bath died Friday, Oct. 5, 2012
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in Manorcare, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Albert F. Mitman, who died June 26, 2010. She had been a nurse at the former Haff Hospital in Northampton, and also worked for Dr. Nicholas Petrucelli when he had his office in Bath. She was a 1945 graduate of Northampton High School. She was a daughter of the late George and Maude (Kist) Suter. Mrs. Mitman was a member of St. Peter’s (Snyder’s) U.C.C. Church, Seemsville. Surviving are a sister, Elaine Schweitzer, of Easton, and many nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death were three sisters, Olive Kratz, Martha Clewell and Helen DeLong, and a brother, George Suter. Graveside services were held on Wednesday morning in Green Mount Cemetery, Bath. Memorial donations may be made to St. Peter’s U.C.C. Church, c/o the Reichel Funeral Home, 220 Washington Park, Nazareth, PA 18064.
Eva E. Smith
April 12, 1920 – Oct. 5, 2012 Eva E. Smith, 92, a resident of Above & Beyond Assisted Living, Allentown, formerly of the Atria, Bethlehem, and Moore Township, died on Friday, Oct. 5 at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of the late William F. Smith, who died in 1995. She was a 1936 graduate of Nazareth High School. Prior to retiring in 1981, she was employed as a secretary at the Northampton County Extension Service, Nazareth. Prior to that, she was a secretary at the Moore Elementary School. After retiring, Eva was active in making cornhusk dolls, which she provided to the 250th anniversary of Bath. She also specialized in making of Moravian dolls and storybook characters, which were sold at the Sun Inn and Moravian Book Store. Born April 12, 1920 in Chapman Quarries, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Jeanette (Remaley) Lakey. She was a member of Chapman Quarries United Methodist Church. Surviving are a daughter, Maryellen Smith,f Roseto; a son, Robert W. Smith, of Hinsdale, N.Y.; five grandchildren, Kristina Caka, Susan Rice, Rebecca Bacheller Erica Smith, and Joshua Smith; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Myrtle Silfies, of the Atria, Bethlehem; and many nieces and nephews. Services were held this (Thursday) morning in the George G. Bensing Funeral Home, Moorestown, followed by burial in Emmanuel Union Cemetery, Emanuelsville. Donations in memory of Eva may be made to Chapman Quarries United Methodist Church, 1433 Main St., Bath, PA 18014.
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Lehigh Valley’s First Green Cemetery to Open in Fountain Hill The Board of Fountain Hill Cemetery today announced the official opening of Green Meadow, the first and only green cemetery in the greater Lehigh Valley and one of just six in the state of Pennsylvania. An opening event will take place at Fountain Hill Cemetery, on Wednesday, October 10, 2012, at 12:15 p.m. The cemetery is located at 1121 Graham Street, in Fountain Hill. Situated within historic Fountain Hill Cemetery, Green Meadow is a natural burial ground of native wild flowers and grasses where the deceased are given green – or natural – burials. Unembalmed bodies are returned to the earth in vaultless graves and in caskets made from readily biodegradable materials, like pine, wicker, or cardboard. Graves are marked with indigenous fieldstones that are laid flush to the ground. The purpose is to allow remains to degrade naturally, rejoin the elements, and become part of the natural cycle of life. “We are pleased to offer families an opportunity to lay their loved ones to rest in a natural, green manner,” says Ed Vogrins, president
of the Board of the Fountain Hill Cemetery. “And with the meadow in full bloom and the woods rising behind it, Green Meadow couldn’t be a more beautiful place to do it.” In planning and designing this first phase of Green Meadow, the Board consulted with Mark Harris, a Bethlehem resident and author of the signature book on green burial, Grave Matters (www. gravematters.us). “Green Meadow joins a green burial movement that’s changing modern funeral practices across the country,” says Harris. “Now Lehigh Valley families have a local cemetery where burials can be greener, simpler and more celebratory affairs.” The opening event will include brief remarks by Vogrins and Harris, and acknowledge the involvement of community members, including Moravian College and Spillman-Farmer Architects. Local cyclist and Spillman-Farmer architect, Pat Ytsma, was buried at Green Meadow in December 2011, the cemetery’s first green burial. Green Meadow joins Philadelphia’s West Laurel Hill and the Pittsburgh-region’s Penn Forest in bringing green burial to Pennsylvania.
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On a chilly fall morning it’s often the promise of a steamy cup of coffee alone that can pry me from under the warm covers. There’s just something so fulfilling about the ritual and the dark, rich flavor - of a freshly brewed morning cup of joe. Imagine my pleasure, then, to find so many recipes that use this wonder drink as a secret ingredient! I had no idea the power of the bean...until now. For example, how do you feel about cappuccino in cookie form? Well, we couldn’t be more pro-cookie than we are for Didi Dalaba’s Cappuccino Caramel ones! “These babies are ‘rockin’ good’!!” smiles Didi, ever effervescent. “They are crispy and gooey, then throw in the flavors of the caramel and then the chocolate... oh my goodness good!!” A sweet, soft cookie with a delightful caramel crunch! Who could ask for more?! Well, ok, I could also ask for a piece of fudge. Deliciously creamy, Irish coffee fudge! Thanks to Heather M. Baker of Grove City, PA I need only go as far as my own kitchen for complete satisfaction. “All my friends love, love, love this fudge,” exclaims Heather, who adds instant coffee crystals to her fudge for just the right amount of coffee flavor. “Smooth and silky... I like to make this recipe and give it as gifts because [of the wonderful flavors.” A rich combination of Bailey’s Irish Cream liqueur, butterscotch morsels and marshmallow cream, this is one gift that I’ll gladly accept any day of the week.
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Notational Vote To Clarify Expanded Bear Season The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners has approved technical changes to the final package of 201213 hunting seasons and bag limits for expanded bear seasons in Wildlife Management Units 2B, 5B, 5C and 5D. The technical amendment, which will become part of the final adopted package, specifies there will be a three-day special firearms bear season from Oct. 18-20 in WMUs 2B, 5B, 5C and 5D for certain hunters. Those hunters are limited to junior and senior license holders, disabled person permit (to use a vehicle) holders, and Pennsylvania residents only serving on active duty in U.S. Armed Services or in the U.S. Coast Guard. Also included are persons who have reached or will reach their 65th birthday in the year of the application for a license and hold a valid adult license, or qualify for license and fee exemptions under section 2706. This expanded bear opportunity runs concurrently with the special statewide threeday antlerless deer season for the same group of license holders, and was part of the original intent of the Board. However, the specific listing of this extended bear season was mistakenly omitted from the regulatory package voted on April 24. Following is a recap of all bear seasons approved for the 2012-13 license year: BLACK BEAR (Statewide) Archery: Nov. 12-16. Only 1
bear may be taken during the license year. BLACK BEAR (Statewide): Nov. 17, and Nov. 1921. Only 1 bear may be taken during the license year. BLACK BEAR (WMUs 3D, 4C, 4D and 4E): Nov. 28-Dec. 1. Only 1 bear may be taken during the license year. BLACK BEAR (Designated Areas): Nov. 26-Dec. 1. Only 1 bear may be taken during the license year. - WMUs 3A and 3C; - Portions of WMU 3B, East of Rt. 14 from Troy to Canton, East of Rt. 154 from Canton to Rt. 220 at Laporte and East of Rt. 42 from Laporte to Rt. 118 and that portion of 4E, East of Rt. 42; and Portions of WMUs 2G in Lycoming and Clinton counties and 3B in Lycoming County that lie North of the West Branch of the Susquehanna River from the Rt. 405 Bridge, West to Rt. 15 at Williamsport, Rt. 15 to Rt. 220, and North of Rt. 220 to the Mill Hall exit, North of SR 2015 to Rt. 150; East of Rt. 150 to Lusk Run Rd. and South of Lusk Run Rd. to Rt. 120, Rt. 120 to Veterans Street Bridge to SR 1001; East of SR 1001 to Croak Hollow Rd., South of Croak Hollow Rd. to Rt. 664 (at Swissdale), South of Rt. 664 to Little Plum Rd. (the intersection of SR 1003), South of SR 1003 to SR 1006, South of SR 1006 to Sulphur Run Rd., South of Sulphur Run Rd. to Rt. 44, East of Rt. 44 to
Rt. 973, South of Rt. 973 to Rt. 87, West of Rt. 87 to Rt. 864, South of Rt. 864 to Rt. 220 and West of Rt. 220 to Rt. 405 and West of Rt. 405 to the West Branch of the Susquehanna River. BLACK BEAR (WMUs 2B, 5C and 5D) archery: Sept. 15-Sept. 28. Only 1 bear may be taken during the license year. BLACK BEAR (WMUs 2B, 5B, 5C and 5D) archery: Sept. 29-Nov. 10. Only 1 bear may be taken during the license year. BLACK BEAR (WMUs 2B, 5B, 5C and 5D) muzzleloader: Oct. 13-20. Only 1 bear may be taken during the license year. BLACK BEAR (WMUs 2B, 5B, 5C and 5D): Oct. 18-20. Junior and Senior License Holders, Disabled Person Permit (to use a vehicle) Holders, and Pennsylvania residents only serving on active duty in U.S. Armed Services or in the U.S. Coast Guard. Also included are persons who have reached or will reach their 65th birthday in the year of the application for a license and hold a valid adult license, or qualify for license and fee exemptions under section 2706. BLACK BEAR (WMUs 2B, 5B, 5C and 5D): Nov. 26-Dec. 8. Only 1 bear may be taken during the license year.
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Colonial Regional Retail Thefts At Walmart
On Sept. 11, Kimberly Konrath of Rose Inn Ave., Nazareth, was stopped by Walmart loss prevention after she was seen concealing several clothing items in her purse. She attempted to leave the store without payment. Total value: $120. Colonial Regional Police issued a non-traffic citation and she was released. On Sept. 20 at 2:54 p.m., CRPD was dispatched again to the Walmart for another retail theft in progress. Loss prevention had a female in custody when police arrived and she was identified as Shanise Cooley, 35, of 141 S. 8rh St., Easton. She had been seen concealing merchandise in her purse as she continued to shop. Ms. Cooley paid for the items in her cart, but not for those she had hidden away. She was stopped in the store’s vestibule. The total amount of the stolen items: $134.18. She had no prior retail theft arrests, but was cited and released.
D.U.I. Motorcycle Crash in Bath
On Friday, Sept. 7 at 11:34 p.m., CRPD responded to East Northampton Street in Bath for a motorcycle crash. Anthony Gregory, 51, of Broad St., Bath told police that as he was making a U-turn on the street, his foot slipped and
he fell. The motorcycle fell on top of him and Gregory sustained a broken ankle. He was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital by Bethlehem Township medics. Gregory and his passenger were not wearing helmets. Police noticed signs of alcohol use on Gregory and his blood alcohol count checked out at .15%. A summons for DUI was filed through District Judge John Copabianco’s office. Bath Firefighters also assisted at the scene.
Retail Theft At Kohl’s Store
Colonial Regional Police charged Stacee Mae Bank, 33, of Nazareth with shoplifting items from the Kohl’s store in the Northampton Crossings in Lower Nazareth Township on Saturday, Sept. 22. Police were called at 10:30 a.m. by loss prevention personnel, who said they saw Ms. Banko enter the store with her 11-yearold daughter, and then take items worth $184, which she put in a shopping bag, then left the store without paying for them. She was charged with retail theft and receiving stolen property, and was freed under $10,000 unsecured bail. Reportedly, she is a teacher at Nazareth Area Intermediate School. Continued on page 17
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PUblic notice-Legal ESTATE NOTICE COOK, JOHN W., DECEASED COOK, JOHN W., dec’d, Late of Easton, Northampton County, PA Executor: Charles R. Young a/k/a Richard Young c/o Dennis P. Ortwein, 5201 William Penn Highway, Easton, PA 18045. Attorney: Dennis P. Ortwein, Esquire, 201 William Penn Highway, Easton, PA 18045. (10/11) Moore Township Board of Supervisors Bid Requested Propane Generating System Sealed Proposals will be received by the Moore Township Board of Supervisors until 3:00 PM on Tuesday October 30, 2012, at the Moore Township Municipal Building, 2491 Community Drive, Bath, PA 18014. The bids will be opened at a special Meeting of the Board of Supervisors scheduled for Tuesday October 30, 2012, at 3:15 PM at the Moore Township Municipal Building at which time they will be publicly read aloud by the Board of Supervisors. Bids will be received for the following: 2 Generac propane generators, 1 - 30 KW propane generator and automatic transfer switch, and 1 - 20 KW propane generator and transfer switch. The price is to include all labor and material to do complete installation of both generators.
www.HomeNewsPA.com Also included in the price shall be 5 - 100 gallon propane tanks filled with propane and ready to go, including all hook-up from tanks to generators. Tanks to remain the property of the propane company filling the tanks. Units are to be installed at the Public Works garage, and also at the Moore Township Municipal Building, concrete pads will be provided by Moore Township. All Bidders shall supply a 10% Bid Bond or Certified Check payable to Moore Township securing their Bid. All successful Bidders shall post a Material and Performance Bond within 20 (Twenty) days of award, in an amount of 50% up to $5,000.00, or 100% for contracts $5,000.00 or more. Failure to supply the bond in such time shall void the contract. The Board of Supervisors reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, proposals or items of a proposal, to waive any Bid formalities, and to accept the Bid it deems to be in the best interest of Moore Township. The Bidder agrees to hold his Bid prices for sixty (60) days from the date of the Bid Proposal. The Bids must be received in an envelope sealed and marked for their purpose. A non-collusion affidavit must be completed and submitted. Pre bid meeting required at the Moore Township Municipal Office, 2491 Community Drive, Bath, PA 18014 between the hours of 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Monday thru Friday. Telephone 610-759-9449, Facsimile 610759-9448. Moore Township Board of Supervisors Richard K. Gable Secretary/Treasurer (10/11)
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Why, when the sun is close to the earth, are winter days cold? When the sun is more distant, months from now, days will also be warmer. One reason for this is the angle of the sun. Note on winter days how long the sun is on the horizon. The earth’s tilt is greatest, away from the sun, in winter, at the winter solstice to be specific. Drivers see the sun in their eyes through windshields in winter because it’s low. In summer the sun’s rays are more direct and also the sun shines much longer. The reason days don’t begin warming when they begin to lengthen at the winter solstice is because the earth has by then lost much of its heat from the preceding summer. It takes a long time for the earth to be reheated by the sun from direct and longer sunlight. By spring in March, days and nights will be equal in length but it won’t be until a month or two later that the effect of more sun will become very noticeable through warm days. And, of course, the weather remains warm or hot long after the hours of sunshine begin to decline once again in June at the time of the summer solstice. Weekend Forecast - Northampton County The cooler fall temperatures have settled in around the area, following last week’s 80 degree temps. Today is going to be a beautiful fall day with sunny skies and a high of 58. Tomorrow will be much the same with a chance of passing clouds. Saturday and Sunday will see warmer temperatures with a high of 60 and partly sunny on Saturday and a high of 64 with a chance of showers on Sunday. The extended forecast is calling for a high of 66 and sunny on Monday. For up to date information on local weather, visit www.epawa.net or find them on facebook (Eastern PA Weather Authority).
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www.HomeNewsPA.com PUBLIC NOTICE-LEGAL PUBLIC NOTICE WORKSHOP MEETING NOTICE The Borough of Bath Council will hold a Workshop Meeting in Heckman Hall at the Borough of Bath Municipal Building, 215 East Main St., Bath, PA 18014, on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 6:00 PM. The purpose of the meeting will be in reference to the Keystone Park Pavilion Reconstruction Project, the 2013 Preliminary Budget ordinance, and other general business. Thomas R. Petrucci Borough Manager
BATH BOROUGH AUTHORITY PUBLIC MEETING CHANGE The October meeting of the Bath Borough Authority Board Members has been changed to Tuesday October 16, 2012 at 7:00 pm. The meeting will be held at the Bath Borough Hall, 215 E. Main Street, Bath. Please call the office, 610-8370652 with questions. George Gasper, Chairman (10/11) Accepting sealed bids HESCH SERVICE STATION, INC. 3028S. Front Street Whitehall, Pa. 18052 Accepting sealed bids on October 11, 2012 For the following vehicle: 1990 ACURA JH4DA935ILS040797. (10/11) BOROUGH OF NORTHAMPTON NORTICE OF MEETING CHANGE The Regular Public Meeting of Northampton Borough Council, which is originally scheduled for Thursday, October 18, 2012, has been changed to Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 7:30 P.M., in Council Chambers. Gene Zarayko Borough Manager (10/11) MEETING NOTICE ALLEN TOWNSHIP BOARD OF SUPERVISORS The Allen Township Supervisors budget workshop session regarding the 2013 fund budgets on October 15, 2012 at 7:00 PM at the Allen Township Municipal Building located at 4714 Indian Trail Road, Northampton, Pennsylvania. The Board will discuss and calculate the 2013 fund budgets as well as all other properly brought before the Board. Ilene Marie Eckhart Manager Allen Township (10/11)
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LIBRA--Sept. 23 to Oct. 22--Be content with what you have! A very fine accomplishment may come to you when you curb your dissatisfaction. SCORPIO--Oct. 23 to Nov. 22-Your requests will be honored if you will only ask. You are well loved by those around you. SAGITTARIUS--Nov 23 to Dec. 21--Success may be expected if you keep the lines of communication open. Call on all who may help you. CAPRICORN--Dec. 22 to Jan. 19--An excellent week may be expected for making the progress you have been striving and struggling to make. The struggle will soon be a thing of the past. AQUARIUS--Jan. 20 to Feb. 18--Enjoy relaxation, meditation and reading. An enlightening talk may be expected with a younger person in which she acts on your advice. PISCES--Feb. 19 to March 20--Don’t let your workload worry you. The bright side of life is emerging for you. Your work has been worthwhile. ARIES--March 21 to April 20--Spend the Christmas holidays with your loved ones. Invite friends and family from out of town. Enjoy the social whirl. TAURUS--April 21 to May 20-Take time to get organized. There is confusion around you. Only you can bring order to the scene. GEMINI--May 21 to June 20--Make plans now to do what you can for the young ones around you. You can do this by making this Christmas one to remember for them. CANCER--June 21 to July 22--Be practical in your gift-buying approach. Make gifts useful this year. Don’t overextend your budget. LEO--July 23 to Aug. 22--A loved one needs much help and understanding. Look at the situation through his eyes. VIRGO--Aug. 23 to Sep. 22--Keep your spirits up even though you find out that someone will not be able to be with you during the holidays.
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A Few Extras
Father--And there, son, you have the story of the World War. Son--Yes, Dad. But why did they need all the other soldiers.
One of the new fashion designs for women's pocketbooks is the zipper rectangle with a handle at one end.
Chief Warns About Locking Doors
At the recent meeting of the Lehigh Twsp. Board of Supervisors, Police Chief Scott Fogel advised residents to lock all their doors, both homes and cars. He said that three homes were spray painted with remarks, possibly by juveniles, and also said a garage was damaged.
Northampton Police Department responded to these incidents between Oct. 1 and Oct. 5: OCTOBER 1 W/M, 49 yoa of Northampton, was arrested for suspicion of DUI after officer effected a traffic stop for unsafe speed and failing to stop safely at a red light. Driver had extreme difficulty producing the proper identification and performing sobriety tests, and was transported to the Bethlehem DUI Center. Two H/F’s, both of Whitehall, were charged with retail theft after removing items from Redner’s Warehouse Markets, 101 Held Drive, without paying for same. One female, 25 yoa, took one item valued at $5.99. The second female, 17 yoa, took four items valued at $24.34. OCTOBER 2 Report of shots fired in the area of 6th Street and Line Alley in the early morning hours. A check of the area showed nothing unusual; however, a resident reported seeing fireworks prior to police arrival. OCTOBER 4 A bicycle was left on property in the 1200 block of Newport Avenue. Bike was taken to police headquarters for safekeeping. A vehicle was vandalized while parked overnight in the 1800 block of Lincoln Avenue. Unknown substance had been poured over the trunk lid and bumper cover, damaging the paint finish. Under investigation. Unknown substance was thrown or poured on the right rear door and rocker panel of a vehicle that was parked in the 1800 block of Lincoln Avenue, causing the paint to peel to the bare metal. Incident was believed to have occurred between 2130 and 0130 hours. Under investigation. OCTOBER 5 Police responded to the 2300 block of Main Street for report of a dog barking for over an hour, which appears to be an ongoing issue. Officer attempted to make contact with the dog owner, who would not answer the door or phone.
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was young but knew that the disease was having a crippling affect both physically and mentally on his dad. “He would have to call someone for help,” Scott said about helping his dad by driving him to work, “that killed him the most.” The progressive disease took so much away from Chuck physically that the family needed some help. They sought out help from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Delaware Valley Chapter. The organization was able to provide in home hospice care, support with treatments as they became available, necessary mobility items and above all education on MS and how it was affecting Chuck. “Without the society we would have been blind” Scott said. He, along with his family, is forever grateful for the support they received while Chuck was
battling through MS. Scott started giving back to the society by participating in MS Walks, which helped raise money and awareness. He learned about rides and other ways to help and found the Bike MS: PA Dutch Ride. After training for that first ride, Scott, with the help a loaner bike from Curt at Curt’s Cycles in Nazareth, participated in his first bike ride for MS – a two day, 150 mile ride through the PA Dutch countryside. He raised nearly $4,000 and gained a love for street racing. “It was such an accomplishment, I was hooked” Scott said of the feeling he had when completing that race. It has been ten years since that first race and his first dollar was raised. Scott has raised over $70,000 for the National MS Society, sometimes with his wife Janelle and their son Tucker by his side. He set his goal for the MS Great 8 ride at $10,000 and hopes that people will give what they can to help
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trict office secretary for the 2012-13 school year; Kerri Grube and Brittney DeAngelis as extracurricular staff, for yearbook advisor and stage and lighting advisor in that order; and Ms. Anita Mateyak, advisor of the FBLA Club, to accompany two FBLA students to attend the Pa. FBLA Leadership Workshop on Nov. 4-5. • Also approved was the 2013 graduation ceremony to again take place in Lehigh University’s Stabler Arena, and naming of Gogel as an alternate to serve on the Bethlehem Area Vocational Technical School operating committee. • Jeanette Gilliand announced that the safety committee will sponsor a program on sudden cardiac arrest on Oct. 17.
Catholic School Open House Good Shepherd Catholic School in Northampton, will hold a fall enrollment and information open house on Sunday, October 28th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. The Open House will include meet and greet with the faculty, tours, presentations, technology demonstrations and refreshments. Enrollment and registration information for Preschool through 8th grade will be available. Registration fee discount available now until December 15.. For additional information and to register for the open house, please call Good Shepherd Catholic School Advancement Director, Eileen Brida at 610-262-9171, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Public to hear about Lehigh Valley Planning Program Renew Lehigh Valley (RenewLV) announces a series of public meetings to engage the residents of the Lehigh Valley in a regional planning project called Envision Lehigh Valley. The public meetings will garner residents’ views and input on the overall quality of life in their neighborhood and the greater Lehigh Valley. The Envision Lehigh Valley public meetings are intended to educate and to engage the residents of the Lehigh Valley in an integral planning process for the future of the community. According to the latest US Census data, the Lehigh Valley is projected to grow by another 188,700 people (32.6%), or 72,000 households, by 2030. The amount of open space and agricultural lands has decreased by 22% since 1975. Where will these households go? The median income in Lehigh County is $53,000 while the median income in Northampton County is $58,000; however, in one municipality in the region the median household income is as low as $36,202. Will there be enough jobs that are accessible for a wide variety of skills and education levels? What planning decisions must be made now in order to properly prepare for the challenges the Valley will face in the next twenty years? Public meetings will kick off with an introduction to the Envision Lehigh Valley project and its goals; however, the majority of the meeting will be spent listening to residents’ perspectives in facilitated small group discussions. A local meeting will be held on Thursday, October 11 at Nazareth Intermediate School from 6-8pm with others scheduled and being added. All information gathered will be analyzed by the Lehigh Valley Research Consortium and be used to develop five specific plans by the end of the three-year grant in 2014. Envision Lehigh Valley is a comprehensive approach to growth that considers the goals of the residents and the long-term impacts on the re-
gion. It is a three-year, $3.4 million Sustainable Communities grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that was awarded in November 2011. The project began in early 2012 and will conclude at year end 2014. The Lehigh Valley Sustainability Consortium is comprised of partners from all sectors across the Lehigh Valley. Additional information can be found online at: www. envisionlehighvalley.org
Band festival Hosted by Big N
The Northampton Area High School Big 'N' Band will present the 2012 “Festival of Bands” on Saturday, October 20, at 6:00 p.m. in Al Erdosy Stadium, located just behind Northampton High School. It's a wonderful night of music and artistry that showcases the talents of students from across our region. Eight area High School bands will take the field in competition at this USBands sponsored event. Tickets are available at the gate: Adults $7, Students & 55+ $5, Children under 5 are Free. Parking is Free. Travel directions are available on the US Bands website at www.yea.org , click USBands, then click Schedules. Rain or Shine.
Airman Kyle B. Callantine graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Callantine is the son of Noah Callantine Jr. of Renaldi Road, Wind Gap., and is a 2010 graduate of Nazareth High School.
Congress is still confronted with the unsolved problem of how to get people to pay taxes they can’t afford for services they don’t need.
Andrew Longacre Welcomes Incoming Freshmen at IUP
Andrew Longacre, a 2009 graduate of Northampton Area High School, welcomed the incoming freshman class at Indiana University of Pennsylvania at IUP’s 2012 Freshman Convocation. Andrew is the student member of the Council of Trustees of IUP. He spoke on the need to balance academic and social goals in order to achieve a
well-rounded college experience. The freshman class was also welcomed by incoming IUP President Dr. Michael Driscoll. Andrew was appointed as the student member of the Council of Trustees at IUP by Governor Tom Corbett in 2011. He is presently a senior at IUP majoring in Safety Science and Political Science. In
October 11-17, 2012 19 addition, Andrew is a member of the IUP Ambassadors, Finance Committee member and board treasurer of the Student Cooperative Association, social chairman of the IUP Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers, a founding father and current Parliamentarian of Phi Delta Theta fraternity (Pennsylvania Lambda colony), and a member of the IUP varsity track and fieldteam.
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