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The Art Den joins downtown Nazareth
By HOME NEWS STAFF A new business has joined downtown Nazareth- The Art Den, an art studio offering a broad variety of creative classes for both children and adults. The Art Den received a warm welcoming from the community at its grand opening on May 5 with a ribbon cutting ceremony, joined by State Representatives Marcia Hahn and Joe Emrick. Free arts and crafts were available for children along with face painting, raffles and giveaways.
Looking by Back Ed Pany Early Schools
(Originally published in 2006) My friend and fellow historian ogy. I still rely on my 1956 WebLarry Oberly wrote a very inter- ster’s Dictionary. esting booklet on the schools of At one time, Allen Township Allen Township. He graciously was extremely large, covering allowed me to use his well-re- what is now East Allen, Hanover, searched material in my column. Northampton County, Hanover, Larry is much more advanced Lehigh County, Boroughs of than this so called writer. He has Catasauqua, Northampton and the latest in computer technol- North Catasauqua.
Our state’s founder, William Penn, had an early vision of education, saying, “All persons in this province and territories having children shall cause such to be instructed in reading and writing of which every county court will take care; girls and boys should receive an education such as might enable them to successfully meet the duties of life.” Penn’s vision for universal education took a back seat to the desire for religious freedom. Most schools between 1701-1750 were denominational schools, with the church and schoolhouse setting side by side. The schoolmaster was paid by the congregation, which was too poor to pay the minister. Continued on page 13
Northampton Borough Council members express Safety concerns during Rental ordinance hearing By KERI LINDENMUTH The Northampton Borough Council held a public hearing about its proposed rental inspection ordinance on May 2. Borough residents, many of them landlords, came out to voice their concerns about the ordinance. Many of them expressed worry over the costs it would inflict upon them. However, several councilmembers countered their financial concerns with safety concerns. Councilman Robert McHale, a member of the rental inspection ordinance committee, says he believes the committee took all of the landlords’ concerns into account and lowered registration and inspection fees as a result. Any semblance of rental inspection regulation has been absent from the borough since 1978. The ordinance, which will require apartments to be inspected every three years, McHale said, is a way to ensure apartments are kept in safe and livable conditions, with windows that open and close, roofs that do not leak, outlets that are covered, and fire alarms that work. “These are basic needs every one of us has in our own homes,” said McHale. “The function of the whole ordinance is to guarantee safety for the tenant, the landlord, and the borough,” said Councilman Anthony Lopsonzski Sr. “[It] guarantees that their [landlords’] property will not be destroyed and that they [tenants] have a safe place to live.” Councilwoman Judy Kutlzer, who works with and counsels
women in the community, has heard stories of unsafe living conditions firsthand, from no heat in apartments to sewage leaking into apartment basements. Many of the women she works with expressed fear of speaking up, which could result in their rent being increased. “When you are a single mom trying to raise your family, you cannot have your rent increased,” she said. “Unfortunately, government has to intervene when there are issues of safety that have to be addressed,” she added. “A human being should be able to lay down at night and not worry about electrical issues, plumbing issues, and whether their windows open and close.” However, several landlords in attendance said they believe they are being punished for the actions of a few “bad landlords.” Attorney Alan Troutman spoke on behalf of landlord Derek Richmond. “This is an ordinance [that is] vastly overreaching,” he said. He said it will increase costs for landlords, create time delays, and impact their ability to “support themselves.” Landlord Joan Marinkovits agreed. An owner of a two-unit Continued on page 15
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GETTING OUT! Moore Township Democrat’s Monthly Meeting- 6:30 p.m. every second Thursday of
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Moore Township Historical Commission- Monthly meeting at 7 p.m.,
last Wednesday of the month at Moore Twp. Municipal Building, public is welcome.
“Bikes in Bath” Benefiting:
Governor Wolf Historical Society Museum, 6600 Jacksonville Road, Bath: Open to the public 1-3 p.m. the third
Bath Museum- Temporarily closed to the public in preparation of the move to the new location, 121 S. Walnut St.
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Moore Township Association for families in need- Monthly meeting second
Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. Meet at Covenant United Methodist Church. Excludes June, July and August.
United States Submarine Veterans Lehigh Valley Base Monthly Meeting-
Held every third Sunday at 2 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Church, 510 Union Street, Allentown.
Spring Festival- Saturday, May 12 from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. at East Allen Township Volunteer Ambulance Corps., 4945 Nor-Bath Blvd., Northampton. Hosted by Greater Bath Area Chamber of Commerce and EATVAC.
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Bikes in Bath- Saturday, May 19 from 1 to 7 p.m. on Allen Street in Bath.
40th Annual Arts and Crafts FestivalSaturday, June 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Governor Wolf Historical Society Monthly Meeting- 7 p.m. the second Tuesday Moravian Historical Society. Third Annual Heroin & Opiate of every month except August on the GWHS campus, 6600 Jacksonville Road, Bath. Public Awareness Day- Saturday, June 2 from noon welcome. For information, govwolf.org.
Saturday of the month, with tours of the society’s campus offered. For information, govwolf.org.
Allen Street, Bath Saturday, May 19th • 1pm-7pm
Atlas Cement Memorial Museum-
Opening day May 13. Open the second and fourth Sunday May through Sept. from 1 to 3 p.m., located at 1401 Laubach Ave., Northampton.
to 4 p.m. at the Bushkill Township Volunteer Fire Company, 155 Firehouse Dr., Nazareth. Hosted by Partners for a New Beginning.
Third Annual Nazareth Food Truck Festival- Saturday, June 2 from noon to 6 p.m.
on Belvidere Street in Nazareth. Food trucks, beer tent, music stage.
Kreidersville Covered Bridge FestivalJune 2 and 3 at 100 Covered Bridge Road, Northampton. www.kreidersvillecoveredbridge. org.
Paw Prints on the Canal- Sunday, June 3 at 11 a.m. on Canal Street in Northampton.
Sacred Heart Church Annual Picnic-
Friday, July 13 through Sunday, July 15. Food, games and nightly entertainment. FMI call 610837-1702.
Bath Community Days- July 22-July 28. Paw Park opening ceremony, pigroast, rides, 5K and more. Spuds & Suds Festival- Saturday, August 25 from noon to 7 p.m. on Chestnut and Northampton Streets in Bath.
Moore Township Community DaySaturday, August 25.
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submitted by PEGGY MOSER The Bethlehem PA Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently awarded scholarships to seven local high school seniors. The winners were Isabella Pompa of Freedom High School, Nicole Somers from Northampton High School, Michael Spirk of Bethlehem Catholic High School, Jack Weiner of Moravian Academy, Caroline Hawk of Liberty High School, and Andrew Wieder of Saucon Valley High School. Isabella Pompa received Honorable Mention at the PA DAR state level of competition. The DAR Good Citizen Program, a scholarship contest, is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship: dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism. Each school may select one senior class student per year. Winning essays are advanced through state and national levels of judging. Pictured with the students are Peggy Moser, Regent and Mary Nelson, Good Citizen Program Chairperson.
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Loaves and Fishes Soup Kitchen schedule By HOME NEWS STAFF The meal is free and served at noon. Call 610-837-0345 (Bath) or 610-759-9188 (Nazareth) with any questions. • Saturday, May 12 – Christ Church of Bath.
• Saturday, May 19 and 26 – St. John’s UCC in Nazareth. • Saturday, June 2 and 9 – Christ Church of Bath. • Saturday, June 16 and 23 – St. John’s UCC in Nazareth. • Saturday, June 30 – Nazareth Moravian Church in Nazareth.
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Dylan Ashton of Northampton receives The Phi Sigma Iota Award in French submitted by KRISTINE TODARO On April 29, 2018, Muhlenberg College held its annual Honors Convocation designed to honor and celebrate leadership and scholarly excellence and achievement. The awards recognize select members of the faculty and student body for their contributions to the College, to their peers and to their disciplines. Dylan Ashton, Class of 2018, received The Phi Sigma Iota Award in French. This is awarded to a senior who has done outstanding work in French, in course work and in other activities.
Brad Flynn awarded Borough Manager of the Year Award
The Citadel Commissions newest Army officer Matthew Consiglio
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submitted by E. LOGAN Cadets joining the Army upon graduation at The Citadel took their commissioning oath on Friday, May 4 in McAlister Field House. The cadets were officially sworn in as officers during the South Carolina Corps of Cadets commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 5. Matthew Consiglio of Nazareth is one of more than 100 Army officers commissioned in The Citadel Class of 2018.
Kenley Rogers Participates in UF's Symposium for Scholarship and Creativity submitted by SONJA BENEDICT Kenley Rogers, of Bath recently participated in the University of Findlay's 2018 Symposium for Scholarship and Creativity. Rog- Brad Flynn, Borough Manager of Bath, was awarded Borough Manager ers was named to The Honor So- of the Year by the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce at the ciety of Phi Kappa Phi Chapter Mayors and Municipal Officials Annual Reception on April 18. 310-freshman honor. Held on campus, undergraduate and graduate students were given the opIn large print at: www.NAOG.ws/pc portunity to share their research, Northampton Assembly of God creativity and professional learn3449 Cherryville Rd., Northampton • Sun. 10:45 am & 6 pm; Wed. 7:30 pm ing experiences with the UniverDaniel E. Lundmark, Pastor • 610-262-5645 • pastor@NAOG.ws sity and community. Many stuA Mother’s Sacrifice dents received honors during the Two young men were graduating from a leading university. In the locker room the one said to the other, “Jim, do you realize that Symposium's awards ceremony.
TO THE RESIDENTS OF THE BOROUGH OF BATH Effective 12:00 am July 1, 2018 the Colonial Regional Police Department will no longer be providing police services to the residents of the Borough of Bath. Police service will be provided by the Pennsylvania State Police. Residents who need emergency police, fire or EMS service may still call 911. The Northampton County Control Center will transfer your request for police service to the Pennsylvania State Police. To reach the Pennsylvania State Police for a non-emergency issue or directly call 610 861-2026. The men and women of the Colonial Regional Police Department are proud to have served the citizens of the Borough of Bath for the past 23 years. The CRPD will continue to provide the highest degree of professional police service to Lower Nazareth Township and Hanover Township Northampton County.
we have been together in school ever since first grade? I’ve been wanting to ask you a question for years. You are always the top of every class—team captain—tops in grades. Where do you get that dedication year in and year out?” Jim answered, “I’ve never told this to anyone but when I was six my Dad sat me down and told me this story: He said, “Son, your Mother and I were married 15 years and could not have children--the doctor said it was impossible. We began to pray in family devotions, ‘God if you give us just one boy, we will never ask for another.’ We prayed that way for three months every night. One day we discovered you were coming. For nine months we planned for your birth. When the time came, after several hours at the hospital, the doctors called me aside and told me he could only save one life or the other—mother or baby. He told me to talk to your mother and give him the decision. When I walked into her room she told me not to argue saying, ‘I’ve decided to give my life for this child.’ I cried and asked, ‘How can you make that decision—I’ll put you first before anything.’ But she said, ‘Haven’t we been praying for months for just one boy—we didn’t know it would take my life for that one!’ The last thing she told me was, ‘I want you to tell him for me that I want him to stand as the greatest boy in all the world! I want people to be able to say, ‘There goes the boy for whom his mother gave her life!’” Reader, Jesus Christ gave His life for you! He wants you to stand as His representative in this evil world—to “walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work” (Colossians 1:10). He wants others to be able to say, “There goes the one for whom Jesus gave His life!”
Month of April in Northampton Dedicated to fireman Keith Piescienski
by KERI LINDENMUTH Mayor Thomas Reenock of Northampton dedicated the month of April in recognition
of fireman and borough councilmember Keith Piescienski. Piescienski was honored for 50 years of service on the borough’s
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volunteer fire department. He is also former fire chief of the department. Mayor Reenock presented Piescienski with a plaque and described him as a “role model of leadership [and] volunteering,” and said that he has earned the respect of the community through his loyalty and commitment. His spirit of giving, Mayor Reenock said, has “enhanced the lives of others.” “Heaven forbid if I ever have a fire at my place, I would be honored to have you be the first one through my door,” Councilman Tony Pristash told Piescienski.
PennDOT Talks Route 248 bridge Construction In Moore Twp. By KERI LINDENMUTH PennDOT representatives appeared before the Moore Township Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, May 1 to talk about upcoming bridge construction on Route 248. Construction on two separate bridges over the Hokendauqua Creek in western Moore Township will commence in Spring 2019 and require detours for both trucks and cars. Due to stream restrictions that are intended to protect creek life, all construction will be completed by fall 2019. The two bridges in question were inspected by PennDOT and determined to be in poor condition. Bryan Clark, a consultant for PennDOT, explained that both bridges will feature two
eleven-foot lanes and eight-foot shoulders. Minor roadway construction will also take place. Cars will be detoured using all state roads, consisting of Allen Drive, Kreidersville Road, Howertown Road, and Old Carriage Road. This detour will be roughly 5.9 miles long. Meanwhile, trucks will be picked up in Bath and detoured on Routes 978 and 946, a detour that will be 13 miles. Also during Moore Township’s Board of Supervisors meeting, supervisors motioned to close the First Regional Compost Authority on Sundays until further notice so staff can keep up with the influx of materials dropped off. As Supervisor Richard Gable, who made the motion said, the compost authority is currently “inundated.”
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At Mom’s Table by CHARLES MCILHANEY, JR.
I’ve eaten at buffets and restaurants. Some with ethnic flair. Some with elegant ambiance, Like a king at his table and chair. I’ve had cuisines that please the eye, And succulent feasts by gourmet chefs. But, it’s the meat, potatoes and “apple pie” From Mom’s kitchen I remember best. Memories that linger sweet Of her loving tend, And ever at her table’s seat I became a boy again.
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GAB OVER THE FENCE by Pete G. Ossip
Temperatures reached up into the 80’s last week, so it looked like we were gonna skip spring and get an early summer. But it fell again, so grin and bear it. At least the daffodils and tulips are blooming and trees are showing buds for the trees that will bring shade during the hot summer. . . Happy 90th birthday to Russell Siegfried!! More people are living to a ripe old age than ever and if they’re in good health
through the pills we take, so be it. The Bath Firefighters appreciate Russ for all the years of service he has given, and Rep. Marcia Hahn made it official with a State resolution on Saturday. . . . Bath Town Council had a special meeting on Saturday with the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission and State Police from Troop “M” over near the airport. Some new ideas were raised for people to digest and the State Police were there
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on account of them taking over instead of Colonial Regional on July 1st. Things are changing so much, and the main thing people worry about is not having higher taxes. . . . Phillies had a chance to tie for first place on Sunday with a 4-1 lead as they started the 9th inning against the Washington Nationals, but the relievers collapsed and we lost, 5-4. What a blow that was! Now they’re gonna face the San Francisco Giants, who are suddenly hot. We had a three-run homer in the first inning by Odubel Herrera, and a couple other runs. Phils ended up winning 11-0 with 4 homers in total (one more for Herrera and even one from that struggling Carlos Santana). . . It’s gonna be noisy on Saturday, May 19 when “Bikes in Bath” is held down along Allen Street. Correct me if I’m wrong, but I assume that’s motorcycles, an event that was up along side of and inside the Bath Social Hall, the former Firemen’s Auditorium, when it benefited Dream Come True. There’s more room for vendors, and they’ll have music and a beer tent. That’s right next to the ball field. Whether or not there are bicycles, the whole shebang will last from 1 to 7 p.m. . . . .This Sunday is Mother’s Day. Give your wife, mother & grandmother a hug and plenty of kisses. They’d love it!. . . . And don’t forget to vote in Tuesday’s primary election! Have a fun week!!
Bath Lions to Have Applebee’s Breakfast, plus Other Events
by HOME NEWS STAFF The Bath Lions Club met this past Wednesday at My Place Restaurant in Bath. Jack Metcalf, club president, presided after returning from Naples, Florida for the winter. Fund-raisers are just ahead in order to raise money for charity giving. First in line is the public breakfast at Applebee’s Restaurant on the Nazareth Bethlehem Highway on Saturday, May 19 from 8 to 10 a.m. It will be all- you- can- eat of pancakes, sausage and orange juice, and coffee for $7.00. Then it’s Bingo at the Northampton Community Days fair on Thursday through Saturday, July 12 to 14. There are still 10 tickets left out of 60 seats reserved just back of home plate for an IronPigs baseball game vs. those Rochester Red Wings on Monday, May 21. It includes refreshments. Call Lion April Kucsan at 610-759-5879. Looking further ahead, there will be a steak dinner meeting at Slatington Lions on August 7; Bingo at Lehigh Valley HospitalMuhlenberg , Bethlehem, on August 16 to 19; and finally, Toy Basket Bingo on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church. It will feature toys for children’s gifts at Christmas time.
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NAZARETH AREA ANDY’S CORNER By ANDY WEAVER The Nazareth baseball team won at home vs. Freedom on April 30 and then lost to Parkland at home on May 2. They then lost to Emmaus on May 4, and lost at Pleasant Valley on May 5. The Nazareth softball team had Senior Night on April 30 vs. Freedom at Tuskes Park and then beat Parkland at home on May 2 and beat Emmaus at home on May 3.
1 and lost on May 3 at home to Pleasant Valley. The girls beat Moravian Academy on May 5 at home. The Nazareth boys tennis team played in the Districts at home on April 30 where they beat Northampton but then lost at home on May 1 to Liberty. The Nazareth boys volleyball team went to Dieruff on April 30 and won, then won against Easton at home on May 2 and lost on May 4 at Whitehall. For up to the minute news visit my website at https://nazarethsports. wordpress.com/.
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Obituaries Missy Adams
APRIL 21, 1968 – MAY 4, 2018 Missy “Chicky” Adams, 50, of Nazareth, died on Friday, May 4, 2018. She was the wife of Tim Adams for 27 years and together for 30. A 1986 graduate of Liberty High School in Bethlehem, she was employed by Travel Impressions, where she worked in the human resources department since 1994. Born on April 21, 1968 in Fountain Hill, she was a daughter of the late James and Rita (Donchez) Heckenberger. Surviving are her siblings, Jim Heckenberger, Steven Heckenberger, Michele Spade, and Mindy Burger; nieces and nephews; goddaughters Elena, Abrianna, and Kayci; aunts, uncles, cousins. She was preceded in death by her grandparents and a niece, Tanya. A funeral service was held yesterday (Wednesday, May 9) at the Connell Funereal Home, Bethlehem. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. Contributions may go for her medical expenses incurred during Missy’s battle with cancer. please make them payable to the funeral home at 245 E. Broad St., Bethlehem, PA 18017.
Naomi P. Beil
NOV. 1, 1930 – MAY 3, 2018 Naomi P. Beil, 87, of Moore Township, died on Thursday, May 3, 2018 in Alexandria Manor, Bath. She was the wife of Bert H. Beil for 62 years on Nov. 26, 2017. She attended Berlinsville High School, then assisted her husband with his successful roofing and siding business. Born on Nov. 1, 1930 in Schoenersville, she was a daughter of the late Clarence H. and Minnie R. (Mertz) Hummel. Throughout the years, Naomi enjoyed supporting her children and grandchildren by attending their sporting events. She and her husband were founding members of Hope Lutheran Church
in Cherryville, where they were volunteers and actively served in many capacities. They were former members of Christ (Little Moore) U.C.C. Church of Danielsville. In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Nathan J. Beil of Parkton, Maryland and Timothy P. Beil of Moore Township; and three grandchildren. Preceding her in death were her four siblings, Esther Kemmerer, Estella Beers, Betty Creyer and Earl Hummel. Services were held yesterday (Wed., May 9) in Hope Lutheran Church, Cherryville, followed by interment in Mountainview Cemetery, Emanuelsville. Arrangements were made by the George G. Bensing Funeral Home, Moorestown. Contributions may be offered to the memorial fund of Hope Lutheran Church, 4131 Lehigh Dr., Cherryville, PA 18035
E. Antoinette Butler
JAN. 23, 1940 – MAY 2, 2018 E. Antoinette “Toni” Butler, 78, of Danielsville, died on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at Lehigh Valley HospitalMuhlenberg, Bethlehem. She was the wife of James C. Butler for four years. A graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School, she went on to work for the former Losey & Co., Inc. of Palmer Township as a purchasing manager for 20 years before retiring in 2005. Born on Jan. 23, 1940 in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Anthony Schrettner and Dorothy (Polchow) Schrettner. Toni was president and former treasurer of the Senior Women’s Golf League of the Lehigh Valley Bowling Association Women’s Wednesday Afternoon League at Jordan Lanes, Allentown, both for many years. Surviving in addition to her husband are a step-son, James C. Butler II, of Catasauqua; a stepdaughter, Kimberly Dudrich, of Jessup, Pa.; four step-grandchildren and a step-great-grandson. A funeral service was held on Monday, May 7 at the Schisler Funeral Home, Northampton. Interment was private and at the convenience of the family.
Contributions may be made to the Center for Animal Health & Welfare, 1165 Island Park Rd., Easton, PA 1842, or c/o the funeral home at 2119 Washington Ave., Northampton, PA 18067.
David P. Koczot
SEPT. 2, 1953 – APRIL 27, 2018 David P. Koczot, 64, of Moore Township, formerly of Wind Gap, died on Friday, April 27, 2018 in Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Betty J. (Schoch) Koczot for 26 years on April 4. A 1971 graduate of East Stroudsburg High School, he then attended Moravian College. For 29 years, he was employed by the former Laneco Supermarket chain, where he served as the manager of the frozen food department prior to the store closing. After that, he worked in the food service business for several years before retiring in 2016. Born on Sept. 2, 1953 in East Stroudsburg, David was a son of Elfriede (Kubler) Bellis and husband Jack of East Stroudsburg and the late Walter Koczot. David was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, East Stroudsburg. He enjoyed working on small engines and going to flea markets. In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by a sister, Ilona Hutter, of Brodheadsville; a brother-in-law, Timothy Schoch, of Front Loyal, VA; three sisters-in-law, Glenda Griffith of Watsontown, PA, Brenda Sesulka of Bethlehem, and Debra Young of Mississippi; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins . He was predeceased by a brother, Bruce Koczot. Services will be private at the convenience of the family. There were no calling hours. Arrangements were made by the George G. Bensing Funeral Home of Moorestown. Memorial contributions may be offered to the American Cancer Society, 3893 Adler Place, Suite 170, Bethlehem, PA 18017.
Miriam E. Flamisch
JULY 3, 1924 – APRIL 30, 2018 Miriam E. Flamisch, 93, formerly of Bushkill Township, died on Monday, April 30, 2018 in Gracedale. She was the wife of the late William F. Flamisch, Sr., for 47 years before he passed away in 2010. She assisted her husband in managing the family farm in Berlinsville. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.. Miriam was born on June 3, 1924, the daughter of the late Fred and Florence (Bickert) Kresge. She was a faithful member of Emmanuel’s Lutheran Church, (Emanuelsville) Bath, Pa. Surviving are two sons Larry Flamisch of Nazareth and William F. Flamisch, Jr. of Belfast; a daughter, Nancy Hochrein, of Upper Mount Bethel Township; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; a brother, James Kresge, of Wind Gap and
nephews. She was preceded in death by an infant son, John, and a sister, Ruth Sigafoos. Services were held on Thursday, May 3 in Emmanuel’s Lutheran Church. Interment followed in Emmanuel Union Cemetery, Emanuelsville. Arrangements were made by the George G. Bensing Funeral Home, Moorestown. In lieu of flowers, donations may be offered to the church at 3175 Valley View Dr., Bath, PA 18014.
Deborah D. Greene
MARCH 4, 1949 – APRIL 21, 2018 Deborah D. Greene, 69, of Moore Township, died on Saturday, April 21, 2018. She was the wife of Michael K. Greene for 15 years. A 1967 graduate of Abraham Lincoln High School in Philadelphia, she continued her education at Temple University, where she earned both Bachelor’s and Masters degrees in education. For more than 25 years, she was employed as a special education teacher in the North Penn and Philadelphia School Districts. Born on March 4, 1949 in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late G. Howard and Natalie (Harper) Mitchell. Deborah was a member of the Red Hats Society. She loved her cats and was an avid NASCAR fan. Surviving in addition to her husband are a step-daughter, Kimberly Houck, of Nazareth; a sister, Virginia Kaufman, of Meadowbrook, Pa.; nephew, James Kaufman, of Meadowbrook; brothers-in-law, Keith Greene and Jack Greene, both of Bethlehem; and sisters-in-law, Linda Bowen of Kingsport, Tennessee, and Lisa Ruth of Point Phillips.
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may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church, 206 E. Main St., Bath, PA 18014.
Launa K. Miller
Launa K. Miller, 78, of Moore Township, died on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at home. She was the wife of the late Larry L. Miller who passed away in 1998. She was an optician for 19 years for various optical facilities in the Lehigh Valley before retiring in 1998. Born on Feb. 28, 1940 in Bowmanstown, she was a daughter of the late Matthew H. and Orba (Rehrig) Nicholas. Launa was a member of Emmanuel’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bath (Emanuelsville). She was a former youth group adviser for her church and she enjoyed helping out as a greeter and usher. Launa also served as a sexual abuse counselor for the Northampton County Survival Center in Easton for eight years. Surviving are her daughter, Sherrie-Lee Yurasits of Bath, and two grandsons of Bath. She was predeceased by a son, Terry L. Miller, who passed away in 1980, and a sister, Dyan Bassler, in 2011. A funeral service was held yesterday (Wednesday, May 9) in Emmanuel Evan. Lutheran Church, followed by interment in Arlington Memorial Park, Whitehall. Arrangements were made by the Schisler Funeral Home, Northampton. Contributions may be offered to the American Cancer Society, L.V. Chapter, c/o the funeral home at 2119 Washington Ave., Northampton, PA 18067.
Helen E. Paukovits
JAN. 1, 1927 – MAY 2, 2018 Helen E. Paukovits, 91, of Northampton, died on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 in Sacred Heart Assisted Living, Northampton. She was the wife of William P. Paukovits, Sr. and loving companion of Robert Check for the past 24 years. She was a member of Queenship of Mary Catholic Church, Northampton. Born on Jan. 1, 1927 in Northampton, she was a daugh-
JAN. 23, 1936 – MAY 6, 2018 Edward W. Laubach, 82, of Moore Twp., PA, passed away on Sunday, May 6th, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem, PA. Born on January 23, 1936, in Hecktown, PA, he was the son of the late Roy D. and Anna E. (Herster) Laubach. He and his wife, the former Shirley A. Kopfer, observed their 40th wedding Continued on page 13 anniversary in April. Ed worked as a cook at Wesley’s Cafe, in Easton, for 37 years, until retiring. Prior to that, Ed was proud to be a firefighter in Wilson Boro. He proudly served in the U.S. Army. Ed was a member of St. John’s Evan. Lutheran Church, Bath. ARTHOLOMEW Survivors: in addition to his wife Shirley A., he is survived by UNERAL OME nieces and nephews. He was pre“Serving Families Since 1853” ceded in death by his sister, Susan • Traditional Funerals C. Behler. Graveside services will be pri• Cremation Services vate at the convenience of the • Pre-Planning Available family. There will be no calling Zee R. K. Bartholomew hours. Arrangements have been Supervisor entrusted to the Bartholomew 610-837-6451 Funeral Home, Bath. www.bartholomewfuneralhome.net In lieu of flowers, memorial 243 S. Walnut St., Bath, PA 18014 contributions in Ed’s memory,
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ter of the late Joseph and Mary (Eberhardt) Herschman. Surviving are two sons, William P. and John F. Paukovits; a daughter, Nancy; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Monday, May 7 in Queenship of Mary Church. Arrangements were made by the Reichel Funeral Home, Northampton. Interment followed in Our Lady of Hungary Cemetery, Northampton. Memorial contributions may be made to the church at 1324 Newport Ave., c/o the funeral home at 326 E. 21st St., Northampton, PA 18067.
Christopher B. Pereira
MAY 8, 1970 – APRIL 23, 2018 Christopher B. Pereira, 47, formerly of Bath, passed away on Monday, April 23, 2018. Born on May 8, 1970, in Allentown, PA, he was the son of Sandra R. (Wheeler) Pereira, of Bath, and the late Ian A. Pereira, who died in 1998. Chris was a 1988 graduate of Northampton High School. Throughout his lifetime, Chris was an avid hockey and football fan, and he enjoyed playing them both. In addition to his mother Sandra, he is survived by a daughter, Adeline R. Pereira; two brothers, Glenn Pereira, and Jason Pereira and his wife Lisa. Services will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 30, 2018, in the Bartholomew Funeral Home, 243 S. Walnut St., Bath, PA, with Monsignor Francis Nave officiating. Call, Monday evening, from 5-7 p.m., in the funeral home. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.
Martin A. Talpas, Sr.
OCT. 16, 1925 – MAY 5, 2018 Martin A. Talpas, Sr., 92, of Nazareth, died on Saturday, May 5, 2018, in Alexandria Manor, Nazareth. He was the husband of Mary (Belso) Talpas for 72 years. He worked in maintenance and pipe fitting for the former Nazareth Cement Co. and Coplay Cement for 40 years until retiring in 1985. Martin was a member of the Cement Workers Union, Local #18. Born on Oct. 16, 1925 in Nazareth, he was a son of the late Stephen and Anna (Talian) Talpas. Martin served in the U.S. Army during World War II with the 28th Infantry Division. Awarded the Bronze Star, the Medical
Combat Badge, and three battle stars, he survived being a prisoner of war, held captive during the Battle of the Bulge. He was a vice commandeer of American ExP.O.W., Greater Lehigh Valley. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Nazareth. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Martin A. Talpas, Jr., of Upper Nazareth Township, and two grandchildren. Preceding him in death were five brothers, Michael, Stephen, George, William and John Talpas, and four sisters, Mary Jacobovitz, Helen Davis, Anna Begies and Bertha Mlodssich. Services were held on Wednesday, May 9 in the Joseph F. Reichel Funeral Home, Nazareth, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in the Holy Family Church and interment with military honors in the parish cemetery. Donations may be made to the Holy Family Church, Nazareth, or to Family Pillars Hospice, Bethlehem, for their compassionate care shown to the Talpas family, c/o the funeral home at 220 Washington Park, Nazareth, PA 18064.
Elverna M . Turner
SEPT. 3 1931 – MAY 2, 2018 Elverna M. Turner, 86, formerly of Bushkill Township, died on We d n e s d a y, May 2, 2018 in Gracedale. She was the wife of the late Franklin H. Turner for 56 years before he passed away in 2013. For more than 20 years, she worked as a presser in the garment business, where she was employed by the former Betty Lee Dress in Easton before retiring from Gino & Jack Sportswear in Bath. Born on Sept. 3, 1931 in Lower Nazareth Township, she was a daughter of the late Franklin and Florence (Woodring) Snyder. She enjoyed playing bingo, baking, making crafts, and trips to the casinos in Atlantic City. Elverna was a member of St. Paul’s Third Lutheran Church, Easton. Surviving are her daughter, Hazel Borger, of Pottstown; two granddaughters; nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Granville and Howard Sayler, and a sister, Ether Snyder. A Memorial Service was held on Monday, May 7 in the George G. Bensing Funeral Home, Moorestown. Interment followed in
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by FRANK HOMME This month we celebrate Mother’s Day and Memorial Day, both wonderful days. Mothers train their children and Memorial Day remembers the fallen. It all started with our wonderful mothers. One young lady said to a girl, “Your mother made us memories 23rd Psalm.” She was a great teacher and very kind, but strict. Her former student concluded, “She was an influence in my Christian walk later in life, and I never forgot the 23rd Psalm.” If we were to name the greatest and most influential people, we may think of presidents or leaders of industry, business banking or education, mostly because their decisions shape the world. But who shaped them? Perhaps one of the most influential people in anyone’s life is their mother. When women are in the process of raising small children, changing diapers, wiping noses and setting squabbles, it may not seem like important work. However, God has given mothers the responsibility of shaping those young lives and teaching the importance of knowing and loving Him. One girl writes: though we have no memory of our birth, it is through pain that we are brought into the world. We all rejoice for the gift of our mothers. Without their labor for their children, none of us would be here. Our Lord Jesus dwelled in His mother’s womb. She was joined with all the company of Heaven rejoicing that this baby was born into the world. In Jesus a new labor had begun, which was perfected in His sorrowful death. Here on the Holy cross, sin is forgiven. Here Jesus’s bloody dying, Mary was restored to her son for all eternity. In Christ, all mothers are reconciled to their children, a relationship restored by forgiveness. Thank you Jesus for mothers. We go to another mother- Susanna Wesley. Susanna didn’t have a high-ranking title at a large company, but she raised 19 children, including two sons, John and Charles Welsey, who were the founders of Methodism. The busy mother committed herself to teach the children, and they learned and loved and trusted God. Like my mom (who had 13 children), we went to church and she taught us things I’m sure most of you were taught by your mom. We thank Jesus, for our mother, a seed of God’s love sown today. Perhaps the greatest impact you have on your children is your example. When they see you mudding godly charter or trusting the Lord in the midst of trials, they will want to know and love God as you do. This is the best way you can equip the next generation.
I read a story about a group of Mormons. These young men volunteered to become soldiers to protect their families from an enemy that sought to enslave them. In their first battle, these young men demonstrated great heroism and courage in the face of what would have been a complete route to a resounding success. Their leader, Helaman, indicated that all 200 men were wounded and many of them fainted from their wounds, yet all 200 miraculously survived the battle, while many of the older and more experienced troops in their same Army did not. (See Alma Chapter 56 in the Book of Mormon.) When Helaman asked them why they had survived, they attributed it to their faith in God’s power to preserve them; the faith they learned from their mothers. The source of their courage and faith is described in Alma 56:47-48.
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These denominational teachers displayed a deep love for children and the belief that kindness rather than harshness should be the classroom credo. Following the revolution, there was a transition from denominational schools to subscription or pay schools, staffed by internet teachers who were independent of the church. Irregular attendance was common, as the students were needed more on the farm than in the classroom. The tuition was a voluntary contribution based on a family’s ability to pay. In 1785 the best-known school, perhaps in all of Pennsylvania, was the Allen Township Academy. A classical school, it was headed by Robert Andrews, a graduate of Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. He would later be replaced by one of his bestknown students, George Wolf. A classical curriculum went beyond the three R’s of teaching, law, economics, agriculture, mathematics, Latin, public speaking and science.
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Linda Kortz and Jim Dotta. submitted by SARAH CLOUTIER The Moorestown Garden Club held its Annual Plant Auction on Tuesday, May 1 at the Salem UCC Fellowship Hall in Bath. Jim Dotta of Dotta Auction House started the bidding on a wide variety of annuals, perennials, bulbs and ornamentals for a large group of gardening enthusiasts. Linda Kortz of the Moorestown Garden Club facilitated the sales with descriptions of the
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PUBLIC NOTICE-LEGAL ESTATE NOTICE WILLIAMS, DOLORES T., dec’d., Late of Bethlehem, Northampton County, PA Executrix: Robbyn L. Johnson c/o Barbara R. Renkert, Esquire, 2120 Northampton Street, Easton, PA 18042 Attorney: Barbara R. Renkert, Esquire, 2120 Northampton Street, Easton, PA 18042. (4/26-5/10) ESTATE NOTICE Estate of CLARE HELEN KUBAT a/k/a CLARE STEIN KUBAT, deceased, late of 536 W. Macada Road, Bethlehem, County of Northampton and State of Pennsylvania, Letters Testamentary have been granted to the undersigned, who requests all persons having claims or demands against the Estate of the Decedent to make the same, and all persons indebted to the Decedent to make payments without delay to: Co-Executors: Peter P. Kubat Address: 937 Cedarwood Avenue West Chester, Pennsylvania 19380 and David Peter Kubat 822 Toll Road Effort, Pennsylvania 18330 or to his Attorney: Joshua D. Shulman, Esquire SHULMAN & SHABBICK 1935 Center Street Northampton, PA 18067 (4/26-5/10) NOTICE OF MEETING CHANGE BOROUGH OF BATH COUNCIL The Special Bi-Monthly Meeting of Borough Council scheduled for Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 has been cancelled due to lack of business. The next regularly scheduled Meeting of Borough Council is Monday, June 4th, 2018. Borough of Bath Council meetings are held at 215 E Main St., Bath PA 18014, Bath Borough Municipal Building, 2nd Floor, Council Chambers. Bradford T. Flynn, Secretary Borough of Bath (5/10)
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Exchange Club honors seniors by HOME NEWS STAFF Two senior students at Northampton Area Senior High School were honored at last night’s dinner meeting in the Northampton Banquet & Event Center. Named were the May Girl of the month, Alexandra Horvath, daughter of Mr. and Mr. Jeffrey Horvath of Walnutport, and Aliza Bodzin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alec Bodzin of Northampton for June Girl of the Month. They were recognized for their outstanding academic and scholastic achievements and their community achievements, and their in-school and out-of-school activities and service. Each of them received framed Youth-of-the-Month certificates, club pens and lamp of knowledge certificates.
Officers for 2018-2019 were nominated. They include: Wayne Mery, president; Robin Lutz, recording secretary; Gary Stoudt, treasurer; Robert Correll, Martin Fella and Keith Staples, board members for 2018-2019 and Kim Belletti, Rodger Berg, and Paul Gieske, board members for 2018-2020. The board approved a $1,000 donation to Mary’s Shelter to help children in need. It will be presented later to a representative. The money was raised from the recent Spring Craft Fair.
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property, she said this ordinance will put the burden of how tenants should act on landlords. The fees, she said, will be passed onto
the tenants. “I am not paying for [them],” she said. Two councilmembers echoed the landlords’ concerns. Councilman Tony Pristash, like Marinkovits, said costs will be passed on to tenants. Meanwhile, Councilman Ed Pany said the ordinance is adding a “layer of bureaucracy” to the borough. Councilman Lopsonzski Sr. countered complaints of fees being too high. The ordinance will cost landlords of one to three apartment units 26 cents per week, of four to eight units 24 cents per week, nine to fifteen units 19 cents per week, sixteen to thirty units 16 cents per week, and over thirty units 32 cents per week. “You cannot get a stick of gum at those prices,” he said. “If the property owners do not understand that we are trying to help them…in five years, please do not tell me how cruddy the town is,” he added. Council motioned to table the rental inspection ordinance decision until its May 17 meeting.
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by HOME NEWS STAFF A man was killed in an earlymorning crash in Allen Township on Monday, May 7. Terry Landis, 62 of Lehigh Township, died in the crash on Kreidersville Road, near Lappawinzo Road. The crash occurred just before 2:30 a.m. on Monday. According to State police, Landis had been driving north on Kreidersville
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The crash is still under investigation to determine the speed and other factors related to the crash. Lehigh Township’s crash reconstruction officers were on scene until 1:45 a.m. when the roadway was reopened. Assisting Lehigh Township Police were Lehigh Township Volunteer Fire Company, Northampton Regional EMS, NOVA EMS and Walnutport Fire Company.
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submitted by CHIEF SCOTT FOGEL At 6:42 p.m. on Monday, May 7, Lehigh Township Police were dispatched to the area of Riverview Drive just south of Lehigh Drive for the report of a motor vehicle crash, motorcycle versus car. A Mercedes Benz 300 series, driven by Mhamd Elashram, 64 of Bath, was making a U-turn on Riverview Drive to head northbound. A Honda CBR1000RR motorcycle, driven by Jason Orlando, 28 of Palmerton, was traveling east on Lehigh Drive. Witnesses advised police the motorcycle was traveling at an
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