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By BILL HALBFOERSTER The Home News

Chiropractor collecting Items for Bath Food Bank

Dr. John Marino and his wife Cheryl at Marino Chiropractic Center, 364 S. Walnut St., Bath are doing a food drive for the Bath Area Food Bank. It’s their 16th year of collecting non-perishable food items that will be delivered to local families through the Bath Area Food Bank, lo-

cated at St. John’s Evan. Lutheran Church in Bath. People are invited to put food in the grocery cart that they have at the front of their office. It’s overflowing with canned and non-perishable foods and it’s been filled Continued on page 5

Bath Legion supporting Pa. Wounded Warriors

Submitted by Victoria Zmarzley-Hahn

Bath Legion veterans from Eckley E. Patch Post #470 held their own tournament at Whitetail Golf Course on Veterans Day with all proceeds benefiting the Wounded Warrior project. Galen Wuchter ran a raffle and collected $175.00 that will be sent to the Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors Division. Jason Glendenmoyer, a

Sons of the American Legion member, said he would shave his head if he received $500.00 in donations, with proceeds benefiting the Pa. Division of Wounded Warriors. The total amount collected was $1,015.00, resulting in Jason having his head shaved by Jason Eberts at the Bath Legion post home on Race Street. Larry Becker is having a Continued on page 5

The 2014 budget for Lehigh Township is being advertised for adoption, and residents will have at least 10 days to inspect it. Two members of the Board of Supervisors, Cynthia Miller and Sandra Hopkins, had numerous questions about the budget figures at their meeting last Tuesday, which were answered by Township Manager Alice Rehrig to their satisfaction. Supervisors Chairman Darryl Snover and Keith Hantz had their questions answered at the October 29 meeting and made no further comments

on Tuesday. The discussion last meeting took up 12 pages of the supervisors’ report. The $3,971,794 budget calls for no tax increase and it will remain at 15.2 mills for property owners. Slab Repairs Engineer Phil Malitsch reported on the concrete pavement along Washington Drive that had settled substantially. It is an existing concrete slab about 75 ft. long and has a vertical separation of approximately two inches, which has created a safety concern. Malitsch said reinforced concrete or blacktop could be used, but that the steel bars

in concrete would be more effective. There will be more discussion with Frank Zamadics of the road crew. Three contractors were sent letters about making repairs, and the prices ranged from $16,000 to $19,000, which Malitsch thought were too high. BMX Bike Trail Once again the BMX bike trail fashioned by township youths at Indian Trail Park in Pennsville came up for discussion from the audience, this time about insurance coverage. An insurance adjuster visited the site and made recommendations for betContinued on page 9

Allen board enacts ordinances, names Trash collector, hears 2014 budget By BILL HALBFOERSTER The Home News

Two ordinances were approved, a collector of municipal waste and recyclables was named, and the 2014 general fund budget was reviewed for adoption in December as the Allen Township Board of Supervisors met on Thursday night. Township Manager Ilene Eckhart reviewed the figures contained in the 2014 budget. While there are some changes, the budget will total $1,289,895 and there will be no increase in real estate taxes. They remain at five mills. The supervisors voted to advertise the budget available for public inspection for a period of 20 days from Thursday’s date of Nov. 14. Ordinances Okayed Two ordinances were approved. The first applies to wood-fired boilers and what can and cannot be burned.

After the explanation was given at a public hearing there was no public comment and the ordinance was adopted. The second ordinance is an amendment to the zoning ordinance on plantings, lot coverage, forests, building height and fences. It was recommended for approval by the Planning Commission, and the board adopted it at the hearing after a summary of the ordinance was given by solicitor Lincoln Treadwell. The changes noted are from 8 to 10 ft., no fence or wall in a sight triangle, lot coverage to a maximum, forests are woodlands under a conservation area, no more than 35 ft. in height of a building unless written approval is given by the airport authority. Here again there was no comment from the audience. The changes will be advertised. New Trash Collector J. P. Mascaro & Son is the

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present collector of municipal waste and recyclables, but the low bid of Advanced Disposal Services of the Lehigh Valley, Inc. was accepted for a five-year period beginning in April 2014 at a cost of $1,499,034. The supervisors set the following user rates for January through December 2014, in which property owners and renters are responsible for payment, directed to First National Bank of Palmerton (checks payable to Allen Township) either by mail or in person: Discount until Jan. 31, 2014, $290; Feb. 1 to 28, $300; March 1 to 31, $325. The senior discount if paid by Jan. 31, 2014 is $285. Senior discount is for individuals 65 and older. The resident must be age 65 by January 31 and must own and live in the home where waste or recyclables are colContinued on page 9

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Gab Over the Fence by Pete G. Ossip ‘Twas the week before Thanksgiving, and all through the house, Elmira has been scurrying about, preparing for the family gathering to come. I’m just thinking of chowing down on a big meal of turkey, stuffing and all the trimmings. Next Thursday is the big day. . . . The weather has been kinda November like, warm at times and cold at times, so that’s good and we’ll take it. Folks in Illinois really took a beating, though, when tornadoes hit on Sunday. Nothing left of some neighborhoods, and seven people were killed. I sure hope we never get any destruction like that, but Nature is rough at times, and you never know. The Philippines were hard hit, too, with a typhoon, and there again everything was flattened and thousands of lives were lost. I hope the Red Cross and other relief agencies will be helping them out. . . . Brenda Driban, from the Brenda & Jerry TV show on RCN was down at the laundromat in town the other day. She told of two sisters who auditioned for “America’s Got Talent” this past Saturday, one who writes her own songs and other who plays piano and sings. Brenda has also played piano whenever the Phillies have their pre-season caravan visits. . . .Enjoyed that Q&A column Alice W. did with Mayor-Elect “Fi” Mirabito last week. . . .I’ll

hafta get a copy of Tracy Berger-Carmen’s book on the old Nazareth Speedway. It seems a shame that the track is still sitting there and no more racing. But I guess that’s progress. . . . I hear Doc Marino is having another collection of food for the local food bank. It’s sure needed from what I hear, so many families not knowing where their next meal is coming from. The food bank does a whale of a job helping ‘em out! . . . . Didn’t hear if the Lutheran church is gonna have another Thanksgiving dinner like they usually do. Reckon we need to call Anna Kish and find out. . . . Chestnut Street sidewalk project is moving right along. Good weather is on their side. . . . Eagles beat those Washington Redskins, but it got kinda scary at the end. RG-III tossed one pass after the other, and finally an interception stopped him in his tracks. Now the Eagles can rest a week, and enjoy first place, until they take on those Arizona Cardinals. . . .I read that the old-time stars from the Northampton Konkrete Kids will be introduced at the NorthamptonCatty game on Thanksgiving Day over at Muhlenberg College. Northampton had some great teams a while back. . . . They say that gas prices are going down because of supply and demand. I thought they were down a week or so

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ago, but now they seem to be up again at $3.29 a gallon. . . .I hear there’s gonna be some special events going on at the end of December at the U.C.C. church as Pastor Fran retires and leaves Bath. She sure has made a lotta good things happen in town and we’re gonna miss her. . . . Local governments are working on their 2014 budgets and folks are watching and hoping they don’t see any tax increases. . . .Guess I better help Elmira work around the house. Take care, gang!

BIG (Bath Is Great) By BETTY FIELDS

To begin my series on BIG (Bath Is Great), it’s only fitting to tell about our local government. In our borough we have a Mayor, seven Council members, a Borough Manager, legal representation, engineering firm, two secretaries, three men on maintenance, and several boards, includ-

ing but not limited to Zoning, Property Maintenance, and Planning Commission. Council is the spearhead of our ordinances and resolutions. They have the only voting power, with the exception of a tie vote (if one member is absent), when the Mayor is allowed to vote and break the tie.Being a member is not an easy task. With very minimal monetary compensation they are required to uphold the law, which sometimes promotes an adverse effect to their own wishes. That’s the reason they all proclaim “the oath of office” when elected. Our Borough Council presently consists of four men and three women. Bob Fields is President of Council and is retired from St. Luke’s Hospital, where he was AudioVisual Coordinator; he is also a former Fire Chief and Assistant Police Chief in the borough. . . .Mark Saginario is Vice President of Council and is a manager at Martin Guitar. . . .Mike Reph is President Pro Tem of Council and is an employee of Martin Guitar. He and his wife

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Kathy have Hayes Flowers. . . . John Kearns is a world-traveled retired engineer and will be ending his term on Council at the end of the year, not seeking re-election. . . .Carol Bear-Heckman and her husband Darrin are entrepreneurs of business. They are the owners of Steckel House Antiques, S. Seem Antiques & Artisans, and own the four corners of Chestnut & Northampton Streets. . . .Jen and Allen George own and operate Daily Grind, a most beautiful and welcome addition to the community. . .Kate Roberts is an attorney, whose legal background is an asset to the Council. A variety of personalities and occupations, all with the same goal – the betterment of Bath. Mayor Donald Wunderler is “retiring” at the end of the year. He and his wife own and operate Wunderler’s Market. Donald holds the title of “Wine-maker personified.” Although not a voting powContinued on page 11


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Finally, there is a beautiful stone house near Point Phillip. All the homes, as well as the Siegfried Log Cabin in Bath, will be decorated for the holidays by local florists. The society’s campus, 6600 DR. GLENN CLEARIE DC Jacksonville Road, Bath, will www.drclearie.com again be open for the tour Here It Comes with a total of 15 crafters in all The long awaited change der control. If you are a few three buildings, a fresh wreath to our healthcare system is pounds overweight then and swag sale, hearth cooking underway. Like many, I find make the decision to appro- demonstration and tastings, complimentary refreshments myself disenfranchised with, priately get it off. well, everything about it. -Exercise regularly as you and more. New this year, the I don’t get the feeling that are able. Walking has become Daily Grind Café will be open those at the top truly know one of my favorite things to in the Monocacy School, to what’s going on. I perceive do since I no longer run long take a break with a beverage that we will be worse off. At distance. Twenty minutes a and pastry, eat lunch or purthis point all I have is a “gut few times a week is better chase food to take with you on the house tour route. The feeling” about the problems than nothing. this change will bring us. No-Drink water instead of cafe will operate from 9 a.m.body will be left untouched. soda and sugar laden bever- 2 p.m. Tickets for the tour went on I just received a letter that ages. The drinks nowadays I am being dropped from my may taste good yet for the sale Friday, Nov. 16. Tickets personal health insurance. I most part they are screwing for the Saturday tour are $17 have spoken to friends, pa- up your body. Not only will in advance and $20 the day tients and colleagues alike they make you heavier, you of the tour. They are on sale who also received such let- will negatively impact your at Bath Drug, S. Seem Antiques and Artisans, Country ters. Very upsetting. So what liver and pancreas. should we do? If you are a -Sleep. Get your seven to Capers, Curt’s Cyclery and long time reader of Natural eight hours per night. Rest as Miller Supply Ace Hardware. Tickets for the Friday evePerspectives then you know I we age is vitally important. am all about being aware and While you can enjoy Monday ning candlelight tour and prepared. night football, maybe go to buffet are $48 ($40 for society members). All proceeds benClearly, I do not have the bed at halftime. answer to this debacle. I will -Stretch. Take a minute efit the society’s restoration of say the preparation part is during your day to casually its buildings. Tickets are for sale the day getting your health in order stretch. Don’t make this a big of the tour at the society camand keeping it there. Ladies deal. It isn’t. Keep it simple. and gentleman, it appears if These are just a few basic pus, just off Route 512, three you don’t take responsibility recommendations. I would miles north of Route 22, befor your health now you may also add that repairing bro- tween Bethlehem and Bath. Snyder’s Church Road very well be in trouble later. ken relationships, smiling, The home at 5334 Snyder’s So here it comes. Signifi- and having a good general cant changes. Both to your outlook adds to health and Church Road is currently healthcare and your health. longevity. For me, I stopped owned by Allen and Karen My advice would be to read watching the news. I read my Smith. This stone farmhouse and re-read the last decade of Bible more and focus on this dates back as far as 1756. Preour health articles that I have moment. I’ve surrounded viously owned by Paul and posted online! After that I am myself with healthy relation- Lillian Dech, we purchased recommending the following: ships and all the while hop- the home in November 2011. -Do not put off any medical ing that Captain America will In this short period, we’ve exams, procedures, or follow come and save our healthcare replaced the roof, windows, and doors, and updated the ups as we don’t know what system. My best to you. “Natural Perspectives” is a water and electrical service. next year will bring. commentary only and does The heat source is now an -What may be a covered health not claim to diagnose and/or make benefit now may not be there treatment recommendations. Al- outside wood burner, pumplater. ways seek the advice of your health ing hot water throughout the home, through radiate heat -Get your weight un- care professional. in the floors. The new tongue and groove floors and trim in the home were made from trees on the property. The walk in fireplace in the living room was repointed and a gas fireplace was inserted. Currently, the home is being repointed and should be done by years end. We would love for you to join us and see our kitchen and living room. Be sure to check out the walk in fireplace. Follow the foyer out through the back door and visit the smoke house. The only change to the smoke house is a new roof. In the spring we intend to create a wonderful outdoor space for some much needed rest and relaxation. Thanks for visiting.

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Gov. Wolf Christmas House Tour

Submitted by Carol BearHeckman The Governor Wolf Historical Society will hold its 33nd annual Christmas House Tour of historic homes and landmarks 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. A patrons’ tour will be held Friday evening, Dec. 6. Some of the six inter-

esting homes featured this year have never been on the tour before. Two of the houses are near Slatington; a lovely traditional stone house and a unique two-story log home. In the Airport Road area, there are two stone houses and just outside of Bath, another log and frame home.

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Submitted by Doreen Davidson We of Cub Pack 33 Webelos believe it’s an honor to be Scouts because we get to learn new things. One project we accomplished was making our own ladderball sets. We also worked hard making floats for the Bath parade. Being a Scout is cool because you are learning and at the same time having fun.

CRPD Officer Mike Kovach stopped by Sacred Heart School last week to read to the students in the kindergarten and first grade classes. – Contributed photo When you’re a Scout you go on a lot of fun adventures. Some trips we go on are summer camp, cardboard box derby, camping with friends, and Webelos Winter Event. To give you an idea, we’ve had a blast being archers, swimmers, hikers, racers, builders, actors and so much more! Do you know that we enjoy Scouting because we volunteer

and help our community? We do this by food drives, cleaning parks, planting trees, fixing gardens, Christmas caroling and delivering cheerful holiday cards. These are a few of our favorites, and we’re always trying to do more. Thank you for reading our vision of what Scouting means to us. PA003267

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Grow UR Biz in 2013 – Excuses

By CAROL RITTER

I follow Seth Godin, best selling author, he says that the attributes many of us value in co-workers, bosses, employees, friends and vendors are honesty, curiosity, flexibility, thoughtfulness, generosity, fun, commitment, respectful, organized, interested, creative, likable, positive, proactive and, yes, even punctual. He goes on to say that if you have these attributes, you can go from ordinary to a super star. So I was thinking that I want the clients I work with to be all of those, don’t you?  But first, I think we need to look into the obvious.  Do you choose to be honest or were you born honest?  Do you choose to be flexible or were you born with flexibility? Do you choose to be on time or did you arrive on time the day you were born so you now can be punctual forever?  Is it possible to be all of these or do we need to pick the easy ones and then work on the rest?   Which brings me to the all time favorite reason why some people just can’t measure up.  EXCUSES!  The traffic was bad, my alarm didn’t go off, I got a phone call, the sun was in my eyes, I ran out of gas, my car wouldn’t start,

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three or four times since the drive started, Mrs. Marino said. The drive will end this Thursday, Nov. 21, so that families will have more for their Thanksgiving meal. The cart was lent to the Marino’s by Ahart’s Market especially for this fall food drive. Dr. Marino expressed thanks to all his patients who have contributed, and also to Easton One BNI, a group that has also given food for the drive. Being in a service-oriented field, Dr. Marino said he just wanted to be involved in the community and help people who are struggling. “It’s very gratifying to help those less fortunate,” he said, “Our way of giving back.” Over the years, he has served on the Nazareth School Board and Lions, and in his church, Calvary Chapel, a new congregation between Industrial Drive and Airport Road that has a thrift store. The youth group at the church helps stock and distribute foods at the Bath Area Food Bank. Jeannie Judd Wagner of the food bank said she appreciates the support the Marino’s are giving them, and also thanks the people who are providing the much-needed food for families in these difficult times. It will help bring

I forgot, and on and on and on. I think the moral of the story is if you expect your clients to have those attributes you may want to set the example yourself for your staff, your clients, your volunteers, and your future clients.   We all know there’s nothing like a great reputation to grow ur biz.  Here’s what it takes... Honest - tell the truth, Curiosity - take time to learn, Flexibility - come to the table wiling to change, Thoughtfulness - think of others first, Generosity - show your charitable side, Fun - just do it, Commitment - be loyal, Respectful - earn it and give it, Organized - clean up, Interested - care, Creative - share ideas, Likable - you can’t fake that, Positive - drop the negatives, Proactive - take the lead, Punctual, SHOW UP - ON TIME! I believe these attributes are a result of our upbringing, our exposure to others who have them and the desire to aspire to be not just your ordinary business but a business filled with super stars.  NO EXCUSES! Carol S. Ritter, Motivational Speaker  Results Only Business Coach & Featured Writer www.caroltalks.com 610-442-4545  www.youtube.com/caroltalks https://www.facebook.com/pages/ CarolCoaches/194664211990 https://www.facebook.com/ Caroltalkscom

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public all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast at the Legion on Sunday, December 8 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. This also will benefit the Pa. Wounded Warriors. Cost is $6.00 for adults; $4.00 for children 7 to 12, and free for children under 7. Everyone is invited!

2nd Annual Nazareth Football Memorabilia Sale

By Alice Wanamaker The Nazareth football team will be holding the second annual memorabilia sale on December 7 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Upper Nazareth Fire Department. The sale will include sports, movies, entertainment, music memorabilia and more! The items will match all price ranges for novice and experienced collectors. There will also be a free raffle for UFC items for anyone who attends the event. In addition to the sale, this is a great time to stop out at the Upper Nazareth Fire Company to get your child’s photo taken with Santa! The jolly elf will be on site from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to take pictures with your tots. He will also be collecting new toys for the “Toys for Tots” program. The kitchen will be open for refreshments. For more information on this event, visit www.UpperNazarethFire.com

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Northampton named a Three-Star PASR Chapter

Submitted by Ruby Ifkowitz On October 8, at the 51st PASR Convention held in Lancaster, the Northampton Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees was recognized for the exceptionally broad array of services that its members provide to others living in their communities. During the past year, the members of Northampton Chapter raised and contributed monies to help fund special projects in their public schools and engaged in additional projects, as volunteers, to serve the youth in their communities. The chapter members also increased their giving of monies to assist school retirees who are hospitalized, homebound, or confined in assisted living facilities, and they devoted much of their time engaged in efforts to combat and alleviate hunger in their communities. Additionally, the school retiree volunteers in Northampton County received top honors for their work in providing a broad array of social opportunities for members and for expanding and improving the information that they regularly provide to both members and nonmembers of the association. The association was pleased to note that no other local organization received a greater number of awards this year, enabling Northampton members to claim the distinction of being a “three-star chapter”— only one of seven statewide. In addition, of PASR’s 76 chapters around the country, only two chapters achieved two-star status, and only 11 chapters attained one-star recognition. PASR’s Executive Director Richard C. Rowland commended Northampton Chapter for its accomplishments: “Our organiza-

tion’s mission, to serve others in need and help one another enjoy retirement, is clearly in your hearts. You are certainly benefiting your communities with all that you are doing to serve the needs of public education employees, the youth, the infirmed, and the hungry. We all know that in doing these great things, you

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as they can on Sunday. Thus most games will still continue to be played on Sunday. There is no reason, however, that one game can’t be played several days in the week, perhaps four days--Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. Even five days is a choice if the number of games in the season is increased. The teams playing a weekday game have an advantage-they being the only game they will attract far more TV viewers than if other games were being played the same day. That should also increase TV revenue to offset any loss in attendance receipts.

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FOOTBALL✷ ✷ ✷ The arrival of Thursday night NFL football was welcome and long awaited by fans. The idea of practically all teams playing on Sunday is outdated. The problem has been that as many fans often can’t come to a game on a weekday

Top three teams pace each Other in Suburban dartball hem, lost 3-2, then rebounded to win 2-0 and 5-1 at Ebenezer Bible Fellowship in Bethlehem. Kelly Dougherty hit a 2-run homer in the 8th inning to win game one for Ebenezer. Other hitters for them were Carol Voortman, 5 for 11, and Eric Miller, 4 for 12. Messiah: Dan Halteman, 5 for 12, and Kerry Knauss, 4 for 12 with a home run. Emmanuel EC, Bethlehem, lost 4-1 and 5-3, before winning 4-3 in 11 innings at Dryland-Trinity in Hecktown. The winners had “Butch” Silfies, 9 for 13 with a homer; Bernie Yurko, 8 for 13; Larry Golick, 7 for 14, and Jim Goldman and Shawn Sigley, a solo homer each. Emmanuel: Jim Hill, 5 for 13 with a homer; Joey Hoffert, 4 for 12, and Jorge Rivera, a home run. Salem Lutheran, Bethlehem, won 7-5, then lost 6-4 and 7-5 at St. Stephen’s Lutheran, Bethlehem. The winners had Gary Buczynski, 7 for 12; Ron Beahm, 6 for 13; Cory Oswald, 5 for 11; Travis Beahm, 5 for 13 with a homer; John Hoysan, also 5 for 13; Ryan Hoysan, a homer. Salem: Scott Hoffert, 8 for 12; Jacob Hoffert, 5 for 11 with a

The three teams at the top of the Suburban Inter=Church Dart Baseball League standings all won a pair of games to pace each other on Monday night. Bath Lutheran played at St. John’s Union, Farmersville, and won 6-4, lost 6-1, and won 7-2 as Don Miller hit 6 for 14; Todd Flyte, 5 for 10, and Erika Meixsell, 3 for 6. Farmersville: Tom George, 7 for 12; Ron Beahm, 4 for 11; Jonathan Campbell, 4 for 12 with a home run. Christ UCC went north to Salem UCC in Moorestown and won 5-0, lost 6-2 and won 3-1 behind Ron Wagner, 6 for 13; Joe Hunsicker, 5 for 12, and Garry Hunsicker, 4 for 12. Salem: Mick Krause, 7 for 12; Jack Troxell and Kyle Taylor, both 5 for 12; and Bruce Roth, 4 for 9. Trinity Lutheran of Bangor won 5-4, but then St. Paul’s UCC, Northampton, rallied to win 3-2 and 4-1. St. Paul’s: Amber Gross, 6 for 13; Kevin Gross, 5 for 12; Zach Kern, 4 for 11. Trinity: Sandy Wambold, 7 for 12; Jeff Hoffert, 5 for 11 and the cycle; Judy Hoffert, 4 for 12. Messiah Lutheran, Bethle-

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Blue Ridge holds First place in Suburban Trap

Copeechan hosted the Subburban Trap League competition at Blue Ridge Rod & Gun Club, Walnutport, on Sunday, Nov. 17. Results of the trap shoot are as follows: Blue Ridge 125: Kevin Betz, Dave Brader, Mike Kresge, Lorne Palansky, Mickey Smith, all 25’s. Ranger Lake 125: Dennis Cacciola Sr., Chet Karpyn, Greg Klucharich Jr., Roy Knipe, Chad Kulp, all 25’s. Copeechan 125: Rosemary Eibach, Kyle Hartzell, Kelley Huber, Doug Jones, Freeman Kline, Wayne Kreisl, Tom Lonczyaski, Bruce Rex, Brian Shyda, John Soloe ,all 25’s. East Bath 125: Guy Fox, Brian James, Rich Longley, Tim Manning, Lee Marsh, all 25’s. Grouse Hall 124: Jason Bok, Travis Foose, Bill Mills Jr., Stu Printz, all 25’s, and Justin Kern, 24. STANDINGS

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Bath Bowling Beal Gains Even More Ground with East Bath Sportsmen

The Beal team put still more distance between them and runnerup Rex, as they won 3 to 1 in week 12 while Rex lost 1 to 3 in the East Bath Sportsmen Bowling League. Beal’s victim this time was the Csencsits team. Beal: Marty Beal, 231-261–662; Dick Raab, 439; Josh Rex, 428. Csencsits: Marty Csencsits, 222-244º647; Eric Spooner, 209– 547; Tom Zeitner, 195–539. Fioranelli topped Rex, as Armie Fioranelli rolled 191-207-223–621; Tom Hawk, 560; Earl Grube, 487; Bill Kunsman, 471. Rex: Pete Rex, 190-253–608; Marc Kappauf, 524; Scott McGee, 509. Zmyweski tied with Howell, 2 to 2. Zmyweski: Shaun Klump, 192-193–545; John Zmyweski, 214– 545; John Zmyweski, Sr., 215–461. Howell: Lyle Howell, 234-237–654, and Herb Guest, 190–403. STANDINGS W L Beal 35 13 Rex 27.5 20.5 Howell 24 24 Fioranelli 23 25 Zmyewski 19 29 Csencsits 15.5 2.5

Close Race with Latest Results in Die Hards League

There’s a bunch up of teams at the top of the standings in the Bath Die Hards League following games played on Nov. 13. Team 1 continued a slim hold on first place as they played to a 2 to 2 tie as Bob R. Kosman hit 525; Joe Bachman, 495, and Brenda Deily, 485. Team 2 with their 2 to 2 games is tied for second with Team 8, as Terry Bartholomew rolled a 692 series, followed by Ken Grube, 520, and Kathy Grube, 464. Team 8 lost 1 to 3, with only Michael Cawley getting a 451. In third place is Team 6, as Bobby Lou Snyder topped out at 475; Randy Kessler, 420, and Polly Kosman,

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Whitetail Deer Classic Committee Working On 11th Annual Event The Whitetail Deer Classic committee will meet this Thursday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. in the Stockertown Rod & Gun Club as they prepare for the 11th annual fund-raising banquet. It will be held on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2014 at the Northampton Memorial Community Center., More than 350 tickets at $100.00 each have already been sold. This year there is a limit of 525, as the committee wants the people attending to have a little more seating room. It was 600 last year, when all the tickets were sold. In addition to more than 60 rifles in the main drawing, there will also be drawings for two ATV’s, and those tickets are almost sold out already, too. The annual banquet raises money for the annual Youth Field Day held in June at Stockertown Rod & Gun Club, the annual Northampton County Junior Conservation School based at the 4-H Center in July, and the Northampton County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs, which awards $500.00 grants to clubs or organizations that have conservation or youthoriented projects. Over the past 10 years, the banquet has raised more than $1-million, thanks to the sportsmen and women of the Lehigh Valley and beyond.

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This past Friday November 15 the Nazareth Blue Eagles played host to the Delaware Valley Warriors in the Eastern Conference Championship on a cool night at AndrewLeh Stadium, at 5:54 in the 1st quarter, Jordan Gray got a 8 yard run for a Touchdown to make it 7-0 Nazareth, at 4:45 Delaware Valley, Lex Rosario a 4 yard Touchdown to make it 7-7 at the end of the 1st Quarter, In the 2nd Quarter, at 8:50 Max Wasilewski got a 7 yard touchdown to make it 14-7 Nazareth, At 8:05 Lex Rosario a 2 yard run to tie the game 14-14, at 6:03 Nazareth's Justin Albert a 8 yard run to make the halftime score 21-14 Nazareth. In the 3rd quarter, at 0:51 Delaware Valley's Brett Cohen a 36 yard run to make it a 21-21 tie at the end of the 3rd Quarter, In the 4th Quarter, at 0:57 Nazareth's Nick Schepis a 5 yard run to make it 28-21 Nazareth, At 5:36, Delaware Valley's Lex Rosario a 4 yard run to tie the game 2828.  At 0:26 Delaware Valley's Ryan McGowan a 1 yard run to help Delaware Valley win the championship with a 3528 win over Nazareth.  For the second straight year Nazareth Football will end their season on the same exact weekend with the same exact Record of 6-6.  That will also put a wrap to the 2013 Nazareth fall sports season! Winter Sports Practices started on Monday November 18 with the first scheduled games on Friday December 6 and Saturday December 7! Next Week I Will preview the Winter Sports!!!!! On Friday November 22 at 6:30pm at Nazareth Middle School in the auditorium, the school district will have their 2nd annual Diversity Fair. Nazareth High School Theatre Group is presenting ''School of Rock'' Saturday November 23 and Sunday November 24 at 2pm in the NAHS Auditorium. General Admission: Teenagers & Adults (Ages 13 and Up ) $5.00 Children and Students (Ages 4 to 12) $3.00 Tickets will be sold at the door. Children who bring a non perishable canned good get in for free!

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ter safety, and a professional designer of tracks also came by. One resident at Tuesday’s meeting was worried about 12-14-year-olds using the trail and getting hurt. Supervisor Hantz said the township is moving forward with the process and that holes that were dug have been filled in. A sign will be posted, “Ride At Your Own Risk,” but that doesn’t stop the township from being sued if people are hurt, Solicitor David Backenstoe said, if they don’t do anything to protect themselves. Another resident said the situation doesn’t sit well with him because the youths put something up on what wasn’t their property. He feels that the township is sticking their neck out, although he isn’t against the project. “I hope the kids police what they have,” he said. Stover said the township is trying to preserve something that is in the park. “We’re doing our best to protect the residents of the township,” he said. Other Matters • Hantz reported a complaint from a property owner about cornhusks falling on his land during a farmer’s harvest. He wondered whose responsibility it is to do the clean-up. Stover said realtors should tell new property owners they are in an agricultural area. “This isn’t New York City.” • A resolution was ap-

proved accepting the Ziegenfuss property as an agriculture security area. • An additional deposit of $15,200 was made into the fire truck fund. • Police Chief Scott Fogel had a report. (See police blotter.)

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lected. There are 1,604 residential units in Allen Township. Other Matters • On October 10 there was a public hearing for Martin Hacker to operate a car renovation business. On Thursday, approval was given, subject to a legtter from Hanover Engineering. • A request for security reduction from Willow Ridge was approved at $1,920 now that sidewalks are in. • Ms. Eckhart said the Local Economic Revitalization Tax will be discussed at a December meeting. • The October fire report of Allen Township Fire Co. #1 was as follows: total alarm hours, 120; total training hours, 30; total alarms, 24 (assist ambulance station, 2; auto accidents, 5; auto accidents with rescue, 2; automatic fire alarms, 3; brush fire, 1; dwelling fires, 4; plane crash, 1; structure fires, 3; traffic control, 1; water flow, 1).

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Conditional use hearing cancelled; Crowd too large in Lower Nazareth By BILL HALBFOERSTER The Home News A conditional use hearing scheduled for Wednesday. Nov.13 in Lower Nazareth Township was abruptly cancelled when the audience overflowed the meeting room. Representatives of the proposed warehouse/distribution facility of International Development International (IDI), along with their engineer and attorney, came to the meeting prepared to testify in their behalf for the proposed use. The stenographer had her equipment all set up and ready to go. But as the meeting room continued to fill up, and spill outside to the porch of the municipal building, Supervisors Vice Chairman James Pennington called Atty. Blake Marles to a back room. When they emerged, Pennington told everyone that the hearing would be cancelled due to inadequate seating and room to proceed. He said the supervisors will seek another venue with enough seating for everyone. When asked the date, Penning-

ton said it will be announced, but it won’t be at their next meeting on Dec. 11. Just like that, the room emptied, and the board went on with other business that took them less than 15 minutes. IDI’s proposed location is between Hecktown and Newburg Roads and is zoned light industrial campus. Residents of Lower Nazareth and Palmer Township apparently came to the meeting prepared to oppose the proposed facility, a 822,000 square foot warehouse with 277 bays, operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The residents’ concerns were about lighting, noise, and air and traffic problems. One area resident said he fears that the property value of their homes will go down, making the area an undesirable place to live. In a letter to the editor of the Express-Times, Pat McPherson of Palmer Township went on to say: “Haven’t you noticed more tractor-trailers on your main roads, back roads and parked in our shopping complexes? How about the ‘occasional’ ones that end up

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in your neighborhood, even with ‘No Trucks Allowed’ signs already posted?” He continued:”The only people who will not be negatively impacted are the property owner who is selling this land, and the developer. The seller will move away and the developer will not have to live with all the negative impacts of this facility. The people who live, work, raise their families and utilize the various businesses in this area will.” Plan Delay Pennington told the audience early on that if they had come to hear more about the proposed Stone Post Meadows development of an office park, a day care center and two and three-story apartment buildings with 498 units it was not scheduled for that night because the developers said they had more work to do in their planning before returning. No Tax Increase • The Supervisors voted to advertise the 2014 general fund budget of $3.6 million. Despite rising costs across the board and a $31,000 increase in the fee charged by the Colonial Regional Police Department, there will be no tax increase, with the rate remaining at 4.15 mills, Township Manager Timm Tenges said. The budget will be adopted at the December 11 meeting. Other Matters • The supervisors okayed waiver requests and a lot line adjustment for a portion of Louise Moore Park at Country Club Rd. after an explanation from a representative of Hanover Engineering, who said there will be no public improvements. The subdivision and land development, which had been recommended for approval from the Lower Nazareth Twp. Planning Commission, will also be proposed for conditional approval from Bethlehem Township. Current and past Northampton

Nazareth student in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

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Kate Landes of Nazareth, a member of the 2013 Marching Royal Dukes of James Madison University, will travel to New York City with the marching band to perform in the 87th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The band is slated to lead the parade when it kicks off at 9 a.m. Landes, a junior majoring in music industry, plays in the band's mellophone section. She graduated from Nazareth High School. The Marching Royal Dukes date to 1972 when JMU established a football program. Membership in the band is

open to all JMU students, regardless of their academic majors. The 2013 band's members represent 47 academic majors, and more than 400 Marching Royal Dukes are non-music majors. The 485-member band is the largest in JMU's history. The band performs at all home football games, travels to select away games and represents JMU at local and regional high-school exhibitions and community events. The JMU band is one of 11 marching bands performing in the parade, and one of only two college bands - the other is the University of Massachusetts Amherst - that were invited to perform. The Marching Royal Dukes were selected from more than 150 applications sent to Macy's Parade's Committee. This is the band's third appearance in the parade. They previously performed in the 2001 and 2008 parades.

Nazareth Rotary Club Citrus Sale

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volunteers needed to orchestrate such an event, with the help of many churches, local businesses and kind-hearted people who just want to give back to the community. Last year’s Thanks for Giving Food and Supplies Drive packed our warehouse and pantries with 38,655 pounds of food and supplies. With a conservative estimate of $2 per pound, this provided over $77,000 for budget relief. The Mission is working to collect a goal of 40,000 pounds of food and supplies in this year’s drive. People who want to donate to the Thanks for Giving Food and Supplies Drive, but may not make it to a Giant Food store or Walmart on November 22nd and 23rd, are encouraged to take nonperishable food, paper products or cleaning supplies to dozens of official drop-off locations across the Lehigh Valley through the month of November. Locations include National Penn Banks, People First Credit Unions, Stangl Chiropractic in Allentown,

as well as Giant Food and Walmart stores. A list of official drop-off sites and a list of the recommended items for donation are posted at www. allentownrescuemission.org.

More than 150 volunteers will blanket the Lehigh Valley on Friday, November 22 and Saturday, November 23 to help the Allentown Rescue Mission collect donations About the Allentown for its 13th annual Thanks for Rescue Mission Giving Food and Supplies For more than 100 years, Drive. Dozens of teams of the Mission has been a place volunteers and Rescue Miswhere men have begun to sion employees, dressed in experience restoration with bright yellow shirts, will be God, their families and their stationed outside Walmart communities. The Mission’s and Giant Food stores across goal for each man is self-sufthe region, armed with speficiency. Its programs aim to cially-marked donation bags end homelessness one perand warm smiles. son at a time and in some casThe Thanks for Giving Food es, prevent it. They include: and Supplies Drive aims to the collect thousands of pounds Gateway Center (emerof non-perishable food such gency shelter), the Christian as canned fruits and juices, Living Program (life skills granola bars, breakfast ceand transitional living), the reals and coffee; as well as Clean Team (workforce decleaning products and supvelopment/jobs program) plies such as paper towels, and housing. Last year, the toilet paper, spray cleaners, Mission spent more than $2.5 laundry detergent and large million on programs, jobs trash bags. All donations are and housing for homeless used by the Allentown Resmen. Additional information cue Mission locally, to benefit is located at www.allentownhomeless people in its shelter rescuemission.org. and housing programs this winter and beyond. The event will actually kickoff the night before at Rothrock Motors off Route 22 and 15th Street in Allentown. Rothrock has been the transportation sponsor for the AlContinued from page 3 lentown Rescue Mission for Immigration is a er, I would be remiss if I did several years and lends the Local Issue Mission its vans to transport not comment on our Borough To the Editor: Manager, Tom Petrucci. Tom donations from the stores As a youngster, we were back to the Mission. This year, has been with us just over a taught that “many hands year and has already provided Rothrock is giving a free oil make light work.” This sentichange to the first 25 people us with outstanding contribu- ment resonates throughout tions for our benefit. He has who bring a full bag of food agriculture because “many or supplies to the Rothrock acquired innumerable grants, hands” are not readily availsaving the taxpayers tremendealership this Thursday Noable to us for milking cows, vember 21 from 9 a.m. until 8 dous amounts of money, en- harvesting crops, planting abling Council to maintain p.m. WFMZ-TV weather pertree seedlings, and collecting sonality Kathy Craine, will be the same taxes. It appears that poultry. This lack of availabilTom does not consider his podoing the weather live from ity could ultimately impact Rothrock at 6 p.m. tonight to sition a job, but rather a voca- food reaching the grocery tion –– he cares. encourage viewers to support Council meetings are held store shelf and your dinner the food and supplies drive. in the Borough Hall the first table. “We simply could not carThe agriculture community ry out the Thanks for Giving Monday of each month and is two percent of the populathe public is urged to attend. Food and Supplies Drive or tion embracing the challenge many of our other fundrais- They encourage comments of feeding nine billion people and complaints (legitimate ing efforts without the supby 2050. For us, immigration port of our volunteers,” said ones); discussing problems or is not a citizenship issue nor concerns at the public meetDawn Godshall, Allentown is it a border state issue. It Rescue Mission Development ings enables them to address is a real-life, complex issue solutions immediately, rather Manager.“Volunteers are critimpacting the food supply ical to the work we do at the than hearing it second and chain. Immigration is an isthird time around. Mission. They also bring a lot To reiterate – BATH IS sue needing resolution at the of positive energy that drives GREAT. Working together can Congressional level; however, momentum at these imporit is important that you know only make it even greater. tant events.” how immigration impacts While the Thanks for GivPennsylvania agriculture. ing volunteers graciously With agriculture as the And accept donations from shopnumber one industry in Desire pers across the Lehigh Valley Pennsylvania, generating $6.7 Great minds have purpos- billion in cash receipts and from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Satur- es; others have wishes. $67 billion in total economic day, another sizable team of volunteers and Mission staff members will be back at the Rescue Mission on Hamilton Street, working feverishly to weigh all of the donations, 8142 Valley View Road • Seemsville, Northampton organize the items and stock U.C.C. 610-837-7426 St.8142Peter’s Valley View Rd. them in the Mission’s wareSeemsville, Northampton house and pantries. 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impact, the Commonwealth’s agriculture producers and related businesses require a reliable, trained and legal workforce in order to produce a safe and secure food supply. Our immigration system is a broken relic of the past. We need a workable solution to the barriers that make it difficult for Pennsylvania's farmers to secure a reliable, dependable and consistent workforce. The agricultural industry needs real, meaningful immigration reform that will encapsulate the many shortcomings of our current policy; mainly addressing the antiquated visa system, the temporary worker program, and of course, enforcement of the law. All too often, the current system tragically turns away the very kind of workers who could have an immediate impact on Pennsylvania's agricultural industry, which struggles to find a workforce needed to harvest our food supply. For more than 100 years, PennAg Industries Association has been the leading advocate for the hardworking men and women of Pennsylvania's agricultural industry. And while the industry has changed greatly over the past 100 years, our mission has remained fairly unchanged, and it is for that reason we respectfully urge Pennsylvania's congressional delegation to take the time necessary to come up with a comprehensive, enforceable immigration solution that will work for our country and our Commonwealth's farms. Christian R. Herr Executive Vice President PennAg Industries Assoc. Boy Scouts Thanked For Food Donations To the Editor: On behalf of the Bath Area Food Bank, I’d like to thank the local Boy Scout troops who worked so hard to collect food for the Scouting for Food program held on Saturday, November 9th. The scouts canvassed the area, collected canned goods, and delivered it to the food bank where they

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weighed, sorted and stocked the shelves. The BAFB received almost 2500 pounds of food through their effort!  

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da. A 2/5 bushel box of either is $22, and a half box is $12. A box of mixed oranges and grapefruit is also available for $22. Orders must be made by Tuesday, November 26. A free reusable shopping tote bag will be included with every order. Fruit will be delivered after December 14. Proceeds from the 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 citrus, contact any Nazareth Rotarian, or call (610) 739-1626.

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Obituaries

Dale W. Behringer

Sept. 15, 1929 – Nov. 10, 2013 Dale W. Behringer, 84, died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013 in Northampton Village. He worked at the former Atlas Cement Co., Northampton, for many years before retiring. Born Sept. 15, 1929 in Northampton, he was a son of the late Fred and Florence (Solt) Behringer. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a member of American Legion Post #353, Northampton. Surviving are several nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death were brothers George and Allen Behringer and sisters Catherine Cox, Rena Roth, Althea Behringer and Fern Badman. Services were on Friday morning in the Schisler Funeral Home, Northampton, followed by burial in Allen Union Cemetery, Northampton.

Catherine M. Budzak

Catherine M. Budzak, 81, of Nazareth died on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013 in Gracedale while under the care of St. Luke’s Hospice. She was the wife of the late John J. Budzak, who died Nov. 12, 1997. Until recently, she was a resident of the Oliver C. Border House senior apartments. She worked many years at the Bible Fellowship nursing home in Nazareth and then for the Northampton County Area Agency on Aging chore service. Born in Nazareth, she was a daughter of the late Martin J. and Theresa (Lohn) Keglovitz. She participated in swim classes as a member of the Nazareth YMCA, and was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church. Surviving are two daughters, Deborah L. Nicklas of New Tripoli and Atty. Annette P. Landes of Nazareth; a granddaughter; a brother, Richard Keglovitz; and two sisters, Pauline DeBlasi and Hilda Dest. Preceding her in death were a son, Thomas, and siblings Martin, Theresa, John and Patricia Keglovitz. Services were on Thursday morning in the Joseph F. Reichel Funeral Home, Nazareth, followed by a Mass of

Christian Burial in Holy Family Church. Private interment will be at a later date. Donations may be made to the Nazareth YMCA, 33 S. Main St., Nazareth, PA 18064.

Lois A. Gillette

Sept. 30, 1926 – Nov. 13, 2013 Lois A. Gillette, 87, formerly of Whitehall, died Wednesday, Nov. 13 in Moravian Hall Square, Nazareth. She was the wife of the late Joseph Gillette, who died Dec. 19, 2000. A 1944 graduate of Nazareth High School, she worked in payroll and various departments at the former Lone Star Cement Co., Nazareth. She started her legal secretary career with the late Atty. Walter L. Peters, Nazareth, and retired as legal assistant to the late Atty. Atty. Ray Brennan, Allentown, in 1989. Born Sept. 30, 1926 in Nazareth, she was a daughter of the late George and Grace (Garr) Trine. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Ukranian Catholic Church, Northampton. She was also a member of the Nazareth B.P.W., the former Nazareth Junior Women’s Club, and the Legal Secretaries Club of Allentown. Surviving are a sister, Doris Kennedy, of Bethlehem; two nieces; a great-nephew, and a great-great-nephew. Funeral services were held on Monday morning in the Joseph F. Reichel Funeral Home, Nazareth, followed by Divine Liturgy in St. John the Baptist Ukranian Church and burial in the parish cemetery in Northampton. Memorial donations may be made to Animals in Distress, c/o the funeral home at 220 Washington Park, Nazareth, PA 18064.

Jean Louise (Kern) Haupt

Nov. 1, 1922 – Nov. 6, 2013 Jean Louise Kern Haupt, 91, Nazareth, died on Wednesday, Nov. 6 in St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill. She was the wife of the late Walter R. Haupt, who died in 2002. A 1939 graduate and salutatorian of Nazareth High School, she graduated in 1941 from Bethlehem Business College, where she majored in secretarial and business. She then held various secretarial positions with General Acceptance Corp., Penn-Dixie

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Cement Corp., Harry Margolis Co., and the Northampton County Courthouse. In 1950 she started her own accounting and tax preparation business on Main Street in Nazareth, serving the community until retiring in 2002. She also served as a notary public from 1953 to 2000 and served as Justice of the Peace, 2nd Ward, in 1957. Born Nov. 1, 1922 in Nazareth, she was a daughter of the late Edward H. and Edith C. (Odenwelder) Kern. She was a member of Nazareth Moravian Church, where she played in the church orchestra. She was also a member of the Liberty Band in Bethlehem and Earl Held’s All-Girl Band. Jean was a well known Nazareth historian, with an interest in genealogy and family memorabilia. Surviving are a daughter, Kathleen Bretz; a son, Richard Haupt; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a sister, Jo Anne Campbell; nieces and nephews. A procession will leave the Schmidt Funeral Home, 407 Belvidere St., Nazareth, promptly at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23, with burial at 9 a.m. in Cedar Hill Memorial Park, Allentown. A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. in Nazareth Moravian Church, 4 S. Main St., Nazareth, with The Rev. Jeffrey Gehris officiating. Relatives and friends are invited to call from 10 to 11 a.m. in the church. Memorial donations may be given to a charity of one’s choice, or to Nazareth Moravian Church.

Gerald F. Heckman

Jan. 29, 1930 – Nov. 9, 2013 Gerald F. Heckman, 83, of East Allen Township, formerly of Chapman Quarries, died on Saturday, Nov. 9 in Gracedale. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War. Prior to retiring in 1992, he was employed by Moore Trucking for many years. Born Jan. 29, 1930 in Bushkill Township, he was a son of the late Frank G. and Elsie May (Reese) Heckman. He was a former member of Chapman Quarries United Methodist Church. Surviving are brothers Joe Heckman of Nazareth and Wayne Heckman of Bath; sis-

ters Mae Brown of Nazareth, Elizabeth Patti of Phillipsburg, N.J., Lorraine Boger of Cementon, Linda Anthony of Nazareth, and Sharon Heckman, with whom he resided; and many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and greatnephews. Preceding him in death were two sisters, Leah Heckman and Marion Mladosich and two brothers, Ronald and Larry Heckman. Services will be private at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours. Arrangements were by the George G. Bensing Funeral Home, Moorestown. Contributions may be made to his family, c/o the funeral home, 2165 Community Dr., Bath, PA 18014.

Delores A. Knecht

July 14, 1942 – Nov. 13, 2013 Delores A. Knecht, 71, of Bangor, died Wednesday, Nov. 13 in Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg. She was the wife of the late Albert E. Knecht, who died in 2009. She was employed as a sewing machine operator for more than 40 years before retiring from Majestic Athletics in 2001. An active member of the Bangor Church of the Nazarene, she was also a member of the Red Hat Society and Bangor Highrise Association. Born July 14, 1942 in Wilson Boro, she was a daughter of the late Woodrow W., Sr. and Mary K. (Johnson) Counterman. Surviving are her children Tammy Donnelly of Easton and Kerry Knecht of Pen Argyl; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a brother, Raymond Counterman, of Stewartsville, N.J.; four sisters, Alverna Mayers of Bushkill Township, Lila Metz of Pen Argyl, Cindy Buss and Janet Repsher, both of Wind Gap; and many nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death were an infant daughter, Karen M. Knecht; two brothers, Woodrow W., Jr. and Willard Counterman, and a sister, Elsie V. Mack. Services were held on Friday morning, Nov. 15 in the George G. Bensing Funeral Home, Moorestown, followed by interment in Plainfield Cemetery.

Donald F. Lynch

Jan. 16, 1936 – Nov. 16, 2013 Donald Francis Lynch, 77, of Moore Township died on Saturday, Nov. 16. He was the husband of Genevieve C.

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www.HomeNewsPA.com (Calcagnetti) Lynch for nearly 58 years. A Wilson High School graduate of 1953, he was a pump assembler for Ingersoll-Rand Co. and also worked for Firestone and Treadwell. He served in the National Guard. Born Jan. 16, 1936 in Easton, he was a son of the late George F. Lynch, Jr. and Eva Elizabeth (Wyant) Lynch. Donald was president of the Easton Racing Pigeon Club, where he raced homing pigeons for more than 50 years. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Nazareth, and the West Easton A.A., and Brown & Lynch American Legion Post #9. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Donald G. Lynch, of League City, Texas; two daughters, Patricia A. Strohm and Theresa L. Montague, both of Bethlehem; eight grandchildren; and three sisters, Eileen L. Reardon, Catherine M. Frankenfield, and Lorraine L. James. Preceding him in death were an infant son, George Francis Lynch III, and brothers Richard G. and William E. Lynch. Services were held this (Thursday) morning in the Joseph F. Reichel Funeral Home, Nazareth, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Holy Family Church and interment in Gethsemane Cemetery, Easton. Donations may be made to Sty. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or Wounded Warrior Project, c/o the funeral home at 220 Washington Park, Nazareth, PA 18064.

Gregory J. Piechota

Gregory J. Piechota, 59, of Bath died Sunday, Nov. 10 at home. He was the husband of Joanne (Hedrick) Piechota. He was the owner/operator of Piechota’s Hanover Collision & Service Center, Allentown, since 1978, and was a towing specialist for more than 35 years. He also owned and operated American Rental Equipment since 2006 at two locations, Allentown and Lehighton. In addition, he also owned and operated American Land Continued on page 13

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Care and Piechota’s Snow & Ice Control, along with being the area’s Western Snowplow dealer. He and his wife also ran the J. Breisch Trucking Co. from 198893. He had a passion for the outdoors, boating and fishing, as well as hunting and hobby farming, with many hobbies such as canning, butcher shop meat processing, and stock trading. In his earlier years, Gregory drove stock cars at Dorney Park and Evergreen raceways. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of Mary (Michaels) Piechota, Bethlehem, and the late Stanley Piechota. He was a member of Calvary Wesleyan Church, Bethlehem. Besides his wife, he is survived by a son, Michael W., and a daughter, Jennifer L. Almourani, both of Allentown; a step-daughter, Jami R. Derr, of Coopersburg; a step-son, Brad W. Breisch, of St. Clairesville, Ohio; two sisters, Janet Fandi of Bethlehem and Joanie Voytko of Nazareth; a brother, Mark, of Bethlehem; five grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held on Saturday morning in Bethany Wesleyan Church, Cherryville, with The Revs. Kevin L. Fetterhoff and Dwight Mikesell officiating. Private interment at the convenience of the family. Contributions in his name may be made to Calvary Wesleyan Church Memorial Fund of Lehigh Valley Hospice, c/o the Schisler Funeral Home, 2119 Washington Ave., Northampton, PA 18067.

Charles B. Schmoyer

June 29, 1932 – Nov. 15, 2013 Charles B. Schmoyer, 81, of Moravian Village, Bethlehem, formerly of Nazareth, died on Friday, Nov. 15 at home. He was the husband of Barbara L. (Cump) Schmoyer for 61 years. Born June 29, 1932 in Lower Nazareth Township, he was a son of the late Wilmer, Sr. and Mary (Shriner) Schmoyer. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Nazareth. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Deborah A. Liming, of Wescosville; two grandchildren; a brother, Daniel Schmoyer, of Upper Nazareth Township; five sisters, Helen Birk of Bethlehem, Mabel Graf of Hecktown, Esther Frantz

of Nazareth, Edna Feher of Danielsville, and Nancy Lamb of Florida; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Wilmer Schmoyer, Jr., and two sisters, Eva Schadt and Betty Smith. Services will be private at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are by the George G. Bensing Funeral Home, Moorestown. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Luke’s Hospice, 801 Ostrum St., Bethlehem, PA 18015.

Patricia Smith Snyder

Oct. 22, 1931 – Nov. 18, 2013 Patricia Ann (Thornton) Smith Snyder, 82, of Nazareth died Monday, Nov. 18 in Moravian Hall Square, Nazareth. She was the widow of her first husband, the late Stanley Smith, and her second husband, the late Earle Snyder. She earned a B.A. degree in Education from Moravian College and her Masters in Education from Kutztown University. She was a guidance counselor at Trexler Middle School, Allentown, for 15 years before retiring in 1991. Prior to that, she taught 7th and 8th grade social studies and English for the Wilson School District. Before the 1960’s she taught secondary social studies and English in the Bethlehem Area School District. She was a secretary for Castleton Hill Moravian Church, Staten Island, N.Y., and from 19491954 she did data entry for Mutual of New York Insurance Co. in New York. Born Oct. 22, 1931 in Bayonne, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Harold and Ruth (Lutter) Thornton. Patricia was a member of Palmer Moravian Church, Palmer Township, where she taught Sunday school, was a Sunday school superintendent, and served on the Board of Elders. She was a member of the Women’s Fellowship, Local Church Christian Education Board, Church Visitation Committee, and the Eastern District Board. She was also a Youth Fellowship leader and counselor at Camp Hope, Hope, N.J., and a member of Friends of Hall Square. Surviving are two step-sons, Clarke Snyder of Dallas, Pa., and Neil Snyder of Orefield; three step-grandchildren; two step-greatgrandchildren; a sister, Janet Peterson, of Edison, N.J.; a brother, John Thornton, of Waynesboro, Va.; three nieces and six nephews.

Preceding her in death was a sister, Mary Heinermann. Services will be private and at the convenience of the family, with a public memorial service to be announced later. Memorial contributions may be made to the MHS Good Samaritan Fund or the Palmer Moravian Church Memorial Fund, both c/o Bartholomew-Schisler Funeral Home, 211 E. Center St., Nazareth, PA 18064.

George R. Stier

July 29, 1936 – Nov. 12, 2013 George R. “Dick” Stier, 77, of Nazareth died Tuesday, Nov. 12 in St. Luke’s Hospital, Anderson Campus. He was the companion of Dolores Stier. A 1954 graduate of Nazareth High School, he worked at Essroc Cement Co., Nazareth, retiring in 1998. Prior to that, he worked at the former Nazareth Fabricators. Born July 29, 1936 in Nazareth, he was a son of the late John and Elsie (Egge) Stier. He was a member of St. John’s U.C.C. Church, Nazareth; the American Legion, Nazareth; East Lawn Fire Co., and Safety First Fire Co., West Easton. Surviving him besides his long-time companion are their children Melody Holzer of Jim Thorpe, Richard W. Stier of Moore Township, and Lori Wolf of Bushkill Township; four grandchildren; two sisters, Delores Nixon of Nazareth and Jean Fischl of Bushkill Township; and a brother, Melvin Stier, of Phillipsburg, N.J. Preceding him in death were a son, Jeffrey Stier; a sister, Annabelle Remaley, and a brother, John Stier, Jr. Services were held on Friday morning in the Joseph F. Reichel Funeral Home, Nazareth, followed by burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Nazareth. Memorial donations may be made to St. John’s U.C.C., Nazareth, or to the local fire company or ambulance corps of your choice.

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Thanksgiving Dinner at Barnhouse Village will be served on Thursday November 28, 2013. Adult ticket prices are $23.

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FOR SALE

Order Selectors/Picking Multiple openings on 1st shift for busy warehouse in Nazareth.  Must have experience w/ sitdown forklift!  $11/hr + mandatory OT. Apply online htss-inc. com. (11/21)

POTATOES Twin Maple Farm, 1 mile South Bath School Rd. Open Daily. 610-837-0175. (4/14)

Freelance Writer We are looking for writers to cover municipal meetings and other community news. Please send your resume and a writing sample to jkorba@idpcreative. com. (TN)

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Packaging PT positions avail. in Bethlehem. $9hr. work Fridays and/or Sundays: 4,6 or 8hr shifts. Apply on line: www.htss-inc.com. (11/21) Packers FT positions avail Sun. 7am3:30pm & Monday thru Thursday 1:30-10pm. $8/hr. Bethlehem. Apply online htss-inc.com. (11/21)   PRODUCTION $12/hr. Immediate Openings! Fogelsville Beverage Company. All shifts avail. FT, PT & Weekends avail. Fast paced, lifting involved. Call HTSS: 610-4324161. (11/21) MACHINE OPERATOR Growing Hydraulics Co. in Bethlehem. FT, 2nd & 3rd shift $11-$11.75/hr. Temp to perm! Company will train! Call HTSS: 610-432-4161. (11/21)

POTATOES PADULA FARMS 1/2 Mile West of Bath on Route 248.

NEVER miss another issue Weekly delivery to your mailbox. $23 for 52 issues of The Home News. Call today: 610923-0382 or subscribe online at www.homenewspa.com. (TN) FIREWOOD FOR SALE $200/Cord delivered. Call 610-837-0791 or 610-657-6628. (11/21). Complete set of 1991 Upper Deck’s Looney Tunes Baseball Cards! MINT condition!! $125.00 Set includes 3 Hologram cards and All 594 Panels ( 2 sided cards)! Call Rose 610442-5204. (11/21) Atari 2600 Wood Trim Console & Games! EXCELLENT condition!!! Comes with adapter! Includes Console, Original 2 Joysticks, 2 Large button Joysticks, and 2 Paddle Controllers! Also included are 8 Games: Super Challenge Football, PitFall, International Soccer, Ice Hockey, Super Challenge Baseball, Asteroids, Enduro, and Combat! This game system is GREAT for the “Technology Challenged” and for those who LOVE Vintage Gaming! $75.00 Call Rose 610-442-5204. (11/21)

Forklift Operators FT positions avail. in Fogelsville work 7pm to 7am. $16.15hr. plus shift differential. Candidates must have Sit-down Forklift exp. Apply on our website: Exten. Ladder htss-inc.com. (LOUISVILLE) (11/21) $175.00 - Fiberglass, 24   ft., IA model F4145, 1A 300 lb, DRIVERS clean, excellent condition. ConNEEDED/ALLENTOWN tact Jamie 610-837-6208. Dedicated Local/Regional (11/21) Mix, $2500 Sign On Bonus, Class A-CDL + Tank, Home 2-3 Folding Rollaway bed Nts + Wkends, Apply Online Twin size. $50 OBO. www.thekag.com Call 800-871Call 610-837-9933. 4581 Op #2. (11/21) (11/21) LIFEGUARDS NEEDED The Community Ed program is in need of High School Lifeguards to work Mon., Tues., and Wed., evenings (7:15 pm to 8:30 pm) at the MS Pool for Water Aerobics and Lap Swim.  Pay is $7.50/hour. You must be willing to get your clearances with the School District at an expense to you.  Questions about clearances, go to www.nasdschools. org and click on ‘employment’. Interested students:  Reply to Meg Schell, Coordinator at schellm@nasdschools.org or by calling the Community Education direct line at 610-2629369. (11/21). 

COMING EVENTS

HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR November 23, 9-3. Free Admission! Kitchen open. Bake Sale. Keystone Rod & Gun Club, Green & Mulberry streets, Bath, PA. FMI, go to krgclub. webs.com. (11/21)

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NAZARETH SECOND FLOOR APARTMENT Newly renovated. Has Washer/Dryer, dishwasher, range and refrigerator. Includes WSG. No pets. $800/month. Call: 610393-1800. (TN.) OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT Business Space available along busy Route 248 in Berlinsville. Will remodel to suit tenant. Reasonable Rent. All utilities included. 610-767-3531. (TN) RENT IT FAST! With Home News Classifieds for as little as $10/week. Call 610-923-0382 or place your ad online at www.homenewspa. com. (TN) BATH APARTMENT 2 BR, appliances, water, sewer & garbage. No Pets. $650.00 plus 1 month security. Call 610759-0288. (11/21)

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REAL ESTATE FOR SALE 1 1/2 Acre on Beacon Rd. in Moore Township, perc approved lot with well. $80,000. 610-837-0791. (11/21) OPEN GYM SPACE AVAILABLE IN BATH For qualified instructors to run their own fitness classes, ex. Yoga, tai-chi, Pilates, etc. Call for prices/days & times of availability. 570-236-5109. (11/21)

HOME IMPROVEMENTS PAUL S. EVANS BUILDING CONTRACTOR, LLC Additions Remodeling Chimney Repairs Ceramic Tile. PA006229.  610-2626646. (TN) NAZARETH PLATE GLASS CO., INC. 27 Mauch Chunk Street Nazareth, Pa. HARVEY VINYL REPLACEMENT WINDOWS SOLAR ROOMS Storm Windows & Screens Repaired Insulated Glass, Plexiglass, Mirrors, Repairs made at your home. Free Estimates. Call Mike Matula 610-759-3682 Closed Saturdays. 24 hour emergency service, commercial customers. (TN) R. C. SILFIES ROOFING CONTRACTOR All types of roofing. Free Estimates. Fully Insured. Randy C. Silfies Owner. PA#036835 610-837-8225. (TN) HOUSE PLANS Custom Drafting and Blueprinting. I will design your new dream home or home addition to suit your property, lifestyle, budget and you. Full time, quick service since 1980. Free estimates. Call Ron Eberts, Residential Designer: 610-6814613. (TN) TED’S ROOFING New Roofs & Repairs · ReRoofing · Roof Ventilation · Slate Repairs · Vinyl Siding · Fascia & Soffit · No Streaking Shingle. Free Estimates & Fully Insured. Where Service & Quality Counts! PA#089829. 610-837-7508 (3/14)

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Alterations Unlimited Meeting your entire family’s sewing needs Alterations and repairs - no job too small! Call Michele for appointment 610837-9499. (TN) Buried in Credit Card Debt? Over $10,000? We can get you out of debt quickly and save you thousands of dollars! Call CREDIT CARD RELIEF for your free consultation 1-888-928-6573. (TN) HEISLER’S BATTERY OUTLET Chainsaws sharpened and new chains by the Foot All types of batteries, factory seconds and first line. Automobile batteries $51.95 w/core. Call: 610-262-8703. (TN)


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PINBALL MACHINES OLDER GUM BALL & CANDY MACHINES PENNY ARCADE & ANY OLDER COIN OPERATED MACHINES CASH PAID CALL DARYL 610-767-9135. (TN) Local Hunter Looking for Hunting Land Any size 5 acre to 100+ acres in Lehigh, Northampton, or Carbon County. Will post and patrol your property for the privilege to hunt, willing to negotiate a financial agreement for hunting rights. If at all interested please e-mail (cnamacky@verizon.net) or call Ken at 610-730-4508. (11/21)

VOLUNTEERS VOLUNTEERS WANTED Cherryville-Meals On Wheels-Northampton Co. Is in NEED of Volunteers! Are you searching for a way to make a valuable contribution in your community? Then MEALS ON WHEELS of Northampton County NEEDS YOU! Join our volunteer team delivering meals to homebound clients in Cherryville, Walnutport, and Danielsville. Deliver mornings, as little as once a month or as much as everyday, according to YOUR availability. For further info or to apply, call Janet Soos at 610-6911030 (12/31)

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS CASH PAID For your unwanted guitars, fiddles and amplifiers. Buy-SellTrade Call Ron: 610-681-4613. (TN)

PUblic notice-Legal CHAPMAN BOROUGH MONTHLY MEETING Chapman Borough Council at their regular monthly meeting in December will adopt the following Ordinances: Ordinance 2013-1 – Chapman Borough Budget Ordinance 2013-2 – Chapman Borough Tax Rates The above ordinances are available for public inspection and will be acted upon at the December 2, 2013 regular monthly meeting. Any interested party may contact John Defassio, Borough Secretary, for an appointment to review the proposed ordinances. John J. Defassio Borough Secretary 1400 Main St., Chapman Bath, PA 18014 (610-) 837-0842 (11/14, 11/21) ESTATE NOTICE The Estate of Irene F. Hricak, deceased, of the Township of Lehigh, County of Northampton, PA. Notice is hereby given that Letters of Administration for the above Estate were granted to John T. Hricak, and Robert D. Hricak, Administrators, on the October 22, 2013.  All persons indebted to the Estate are required to make immediate payment, and those having claim or demand are to present the same without delay to John T. Hricak, and Robert D. Hricak,

in care of Gregory R. Reed, Attorney-at-Law, 141 South Broad Street, P.O. Box 299, Nazareth, PA 18064-0299. (11/21-12/5) BOROUGH OF NORTHAMPTON PUBLIC NOTICE The 2014 Budget of the Borough of Northampton will be placed on file on Thursday, November 21, 2013. Any person interested in reviewing the Annual Budget may do so at the Northampton Municipal Building, 1401 Laubach Avenue, Northampton, Pennsylvania, between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. The Budget will remain on file until final adoption by Borough Council Gene Zarayko Borough Manager

(11/21)

BOROUGH OF NORTHAMPTON EXECUTIVE MEETING Notice is hereby given that Northampton Borough Council will meet in an executive session on Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 7:00 P.M. in Council Chambers. The purpose of this executive session is to discuss pending legal matters. Gene Zarayko Borough Manager

(11/21)

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 15, MOTOR VEHICLES, PART 4, GENERAL PARKING REGULATIONS, SECTION 405, PARKING TIME LIMITED IN CERTAIN LOCATIONS CERTAIN DAYS AND HOURS, OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE BOROUGH OF NAZARETH, NORTHAMPTON COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA. BE IT ORDAINED AND ENACTED by the Borough of Nazareth, in Council assembled, and it is hereby ordained and enacted authority of the same, that Chapter 15, Motor Vehicles, Part 4, Parking Regulations, Section 405, Parking Time Limited in Locations Certain Days and Hours, of the Code of Ordinances Borough of Nazareth, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, is amended to delete the following:

Borough by the General Certain of the hereby

§405. Parking Time Limited in Certain Locations Certain Days and Hours. No person shall park a vehicle, or allow it to remain parked, for longer than the time indicated, in any of the following locations, at any time on the days and between the hours indicated: Side

S. Main St.

West

Between A point 154’ north of Mauch Chunk St. for 22'

Days

Limit

Every day

5 mins.

ORDAINED AND ENACTED into an Ordinance this , A.D. 2013. (SEAL)

day of

BOROUGH OF NAZARETH

ATTEST: By Paul A. Kokolus, Secretary

Daniel Chiavaroli, President

The foregoing Ordinance approved by me this , A.D. 2013.

day of

Carl R. Strye, Jr., Mayor

(11/21)

Raptor program given At Masons family night More that 50 men, women and children enjoyed a family night program while their spouses, fathers and grandfathers, members of Manoquesy Lodge #413, F. & A.M., Bath, had their regular meeting on Thursday night. Besides refreshments that were provided, they saw a program of live birds of prey brought in by an associate of Hope Carpenter’s Raptor Rescue facility in Mount Bethel. Of special interest was a bald eagle. Licensed by

AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE LEVYING AND COLLECTING OF AN ANNUAL TAX FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING THE FIRST MONDAY OF JANUARY, A.D. 2014, FIXING THE COMPENSATION OF CERTAIN OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES AND THE TAX COLLECTOR, AND MAKING CERTAIN APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE GENERAL AND CURRENT EXPENSES OF THE BOROUGH OF NAZARETH, NORTHAMPTON COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA. BE IT ORDAINED AND ENACTED by the Borough of Nazareth in Borough Council assembled, and it is hereby ordained and enacted by the authority of the same: SECTION I: That an annual Tax for the current year, Two Thousand Fourteen, upon all real property within the limits of the Borough of Nazareth, made taxable by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for County rates and levies, by levied and collected on each Dollar of the valuation assessed for County purposes, within the limits of the Borough of Nazareth, to be used for general Borough purposes, as follows, to wit: a Tax for the current or fiscal year of 2014 of thirteen (13) mills on each Dollar of assessed valuation of real property. SECTION II: That for the faithful performance of their respective duties and subject to conditions and requirements fixed by law or ordinance or imposed or agreed upon at the time of appointment, the following annual compensation, payable semi-monthly, except as otherwise herein provided, is hereby fixed: Mayor, Five Thousand ($5,000.00) Dollars, payable monthly; Borough Council President, Three Thousand ($3,000.00) Dollars, payable monthly; Councilmen, Two Thousand Five Hundred ($2,500.00) Dollars, payable monthly; Borough Secretary/Treasurer, Forty-five Thousand Five Hundred ($45,500.00) Dollars, payable bi-weekly; Superintendent of Highways, Sixty-seven Thousand ($67,000.00) Dollars; Chief of Police, Sixty-Seven Thousand Eight Hundred Thirty ($67,830.00) Dollars; Sergeants, Sixty-three Thousand Five Hundred Thirty-Eight ($63,538.00) Dollars; Regular Patrolmen with at least six (6) years of service, Fifty-nine Thousand Six Hundred Sixty ($59,660.00) Dollars; Regular Patrolmen with at least four (4) years of service, Fifty-five Thousand Nine Hundred Seventy-nine ($55,979.00) Dollars; Regular Patrolmen with at least two (2) years of service, Fifty-three Thousand Six Hundred Forty-eight ($53,648.00) Dollars; Regular Patrolmen with at least one (1) year of service, Forty-eight Thousand Three Hundred Forty-three ($48,343.00) Dollars; Patrolmen, hiring rate, Forty-six Thousand Six Hundred Fifty-seven ($46,657.00) Dollars; Assistant Secretary/Treasurer, Thirty-nine Thousand Two Hundred Twenty ($39,220.00) Dollars; Police Administrative Clerk, Thirty-three Thousand Two Hundred Fifty ($33,250.00) Dollars; Parking Enforcement Personnel, Eleven and seventy-five one-hundredths ($11.75) Dollars per hour; Highway, Class No. 1 (Foreman), Forty-four Thousand Four Hundred Seventy-eight ($44,478.00) Dollars; Highway, Class No. 1 (Utility and Operator), Forty-two Thousand Four Hundred Seventy-eight ($42,478.00) Dollars; Highway, Class No. 2 (Handyman), Forty Thousand Nine Hundred Twelve ($40,912.00) Dollars; Highway, Class No. 3 (Handyman), Thirty-eight Thousand Seven Hundred Thirty-two ($38,732.00) Dollars; Highway, Class No. 4, (Laborer) Thirty-six Thousand Seven Hundred Fifteen ($36,715.00) Dollars; Highway, Class No. 5, (Laborer) Thirty-three Thousand Six Hundred Sixty-one ($33,661.00) Dollars; Part-time Police, Nineteen ($19.00) Dollars per hour of service; School Crossing Guards, Ten and fifty one-hundredths ($10.50) Dollars per shift; Tax Collector, Nine Thousand Two Hundred Fifty ($9,250.00) Dollars for collection of real estate taxes; one and one-half (1½%) percent of the amount collected on the Local Services Tax and the Borough Earned Income tax; Recorder or Deeds, two (2%) percent of the amount collected of the Borough Real Estate Transfer Tax; Fire Chief, Four Thousand ($4,000.00) Dollars, payable monthly; First Assistant Fire Chief, Two Thousand Seven Hundred Fifty ($2,750.00) Dollars, payable monthly; Second Assistant Fire Chief, Two Thousand Seven Hundred Fifty ($2,750.00) Dollars, payable monthly; Fire Marshall, One Thousand Two Hundred Twenty-four ($1224.00) Dollars, payable monthly; Engineer, Ninety ($90.00) Dollars per hour of service; and Borough Solicitor, One Hundred ($100.00) Dollars per hour of service. SECTION III: That having complied with the legal requirements relating thereto, the following Appropriations Schedule is adopted for the fiscal year of 2014: TOTAL

ORDINANCE NO.

Street

LEGAL NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the Council of the Borough of Nazareth intends to adopt the following Ordinance at its regularly scheduled monthly meeting to be held on December 2, 2013, at 7:00 P.M., E.S.T., at Nazareth Municipal Building, West Center and Church Streets, Nazareth, Pennsylvania.

the Pa. Game Commission and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, the facility cares for the eagles, hawks and other birds of prey that may have been injured. The families were told that eagles have one to three young and don’t reach maturity with their brown feathered body and white head until four or five years old. Eggs are not laid all at on time in the nest, so that they have a better chance of survival. Continued on page 15

OPERATION & MAINTENANCE

General Government: Administration.................................................... $ 293,870 Tax collector....................................................... 24,300 Municipal Buildings............................................ 127,600 $ 445,770 Protection to Persons & Property: Police.................................................................. $ 813,380 Fire..................................................................... 124,349 Building Regulation & Zoning............................ 40,000 $ 977,729

CAPITAL OUTLAY

$ 10,500 $ 10,500

$ 600,000

$ 813,380 724,349 40,000 $1,577,729

$ 672,367

$ 60,000

$ 732,367

Highways: Snow & Ice Control............................................ $ 25,000 Streets & Bridges............................................... 171,000 Street Lighting................................................... 80,000 $ 276,000

$ 154,000 $ 154,000

$ 25,000 325,000 80,000 $ 430,000

$2,500,000

$ 222,000 2,500,000

$2,500,000

$2,722,000

Health, Sanitation & Ecology: Garbage Collection & Recycling.......................................................

Recreation: Parks & Playgrounds....................................... $ 222,000 Swimming Pool Other Facilities................................................ $ 222,000

$

$ 293,870 24,300 138,100 $ 456,270

600,000

Library: Library................................................................ $ 87,600 Miscellaneous: Social Security Taxes..................................... All Other + Insurances.................................... TOTAL OPERATION, MAINTENANCE AND CAPITAL OUTLAY: TOTAL BUDGET FOR 2014

$ 87,600

$ 74,254 1,481,492 $1,555,746

0

$ 74,254 1,481,492 $1,555,746

$4,237,212

$3,324,500

$7,561,712 $7,561,712

SECTION IV: That the several appropriations above made are for so much thereof as may be necessary for the specific purposes mentioned, and the unexpended balance, if any, remaining at the end of the fiscal year of any such appropriations, shall revert to and be retained in the Treasury of the Borough of Nazareth unless otherwise appropriated as provided by law. SECTION V: Nothing contained in this Ordinance shall prevent or preclude Borough Council from borrowing or expending money in any lawful way or for any lawful purposes, upon compliance with legal requirements; nor shall prevent Council from transferring from one fund to another fund, or from any fund for an emergency or unusual use, by a majority vote of a quorum of Council. Copies of the complete Ordinance are available at the Borough Office, 134 South Main Street, Nazareth, Pennsylvania. Paul A. Kokolus, Secretary Alfred S. Pierce, Solicitor (11/21)


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Bowling Continued from page 6 409 in their 1 to 3 loss. Team 3 won 3 to 1 with Michelle Tirrell, 502, and Art Bruch, 468. Team 5 also was 2 to 2 with Rick Deily, 539; Joe Taves, 477; Jim Stevens, 461, and Sherly Longley, 448. Team 4 won 3 to 1 with Charles Kosman, 460; Bob C. Kosman, 452, and Diane Davies, 433. Team 7 was another 2 to 2 team with Mike Swope, 577; Gerald Bartholomew, 536; Amanda Leindecker, 481, and Charmaine Bartholomew, 461. STANDINGS Team 1 Team 8 Team 2 Team 6 Team 3 Team 5 Team 4 Team 7

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Leaders Pace Each Other in Monday Nite Mixed League

STANDINGS Arndt Kerbacher Armie Jacoby Kemmerer Dutt Hahn Mayer

The two leading teams paced each other with 3 to 1 victories in week 10 of the Monday Nite Mixed League. Arndt trimmed Dutt with Tom

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Zeitner, 202–525; Patti Arndt, 442; Joan Erb, 426. Dutt: Ellie Dutt, 185-186–521; Eric Spooner, 477; Les Dutt: 444. Kerbacher clipped Mayer 3 to 1 with John Kerbacher, 242–569, and Dee Allogio, 193–503. Mayer: Marty Beal, 193-204-222–619; Dawn Mayer, 170–465; Melinda Mayer, 427. Armie won 3 to 1 over Jacoby, as Armie Fioranelli had 190-208–584; Steve Rinker, 193–472; Sandy Becker, 176–458. Jacoby: Scott McGee, 210-218–590; Dave Jacoby, 206–485; Mike Knable, 481. Hahn knocked off Kemmerer, 3 to 1, behind Austy Strohl, 187—484; Linda Hahn, 466; Bert Davidson, 446. Kemmerer: MaryBeth Eby, 203–510, and Ernie Bonser, 414.

Hermits Hold On with Split In Friday Niters

Herman’s Hermits are hanging on to first place by a hair as they split 2 to 2 with G & L in week 10 of the Bath Legion Friday Niters

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attemann’s Corner Store & Deli

Fresh Pies & Cakes

Masons Continued from page 6 Whenever the young eagles hunt successfully for their prey they usually go back to the same place time and time again. Comparing eagles to peregrin falcons, the group was told, an eagle with its huge wingspan flies like a 747, while the falcons with tremendous speed are like fighter planes diving down on their prey. The Carpenter facility presently has 20 birds to care for. The eagle that was shown on Thursday night had deer meat that day to eat. Only dead carcasses, small or large, are on their diet. This was the second family night that the local Masonic lodge has held. They are including more family and community activities now than in the past, although still maintaining their ritualistic work.

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Call For Daily Specials Catering Available

GOOD MORNINGS are GREAT! Hot Breakfasts freshly made! Stop by!

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The Eagle has landed

Intersection of Monocacy & Community Drive, Bath Open M-F 6am – 8pm Sat 6am – 6pm Sun 7am - 4pm

Friday Night Features Breaded Pork Chops w/Scalloped Potatoes & Veggie OR

Pastie w/Beef Gravy

Estelle R. Stein D.D.S.

Bowling League. Hermits: Dan Cortright, 195–522, and Herm Peterson, 229–521. G & L: Rich Trucksess, 243–591; EddyJo Marshal, 203– 559; Jerry Eckhart, 205–543. Bath Legion beat Team YTTIHS, 3.5 to .5 with Dave Shaver, 205222-223–650; Ryan Flick, 208-224237–669; Cory Brown, 203-222–579. Team YTTIHS: Tony Boronski, 208213-227–648; Rich Giering, 213223–586; Matt Astfak, 240–586. Wee-Little Pigs smothered DNA Repair, 4 to 0, behind John Zmyweski, 191-235-247–673; Dave Jacoby, 192-235–583; Chris Hoysan, 200–546; Mike Knable, 191-198–529. DNA: Terry Bartholomew, 196-212-

ORDER TODAY! CHRISTMAS COOKIES! 22–633; Ed Musselman, 204-200229–633; Ty Pagotto, 211-222–597. The Young Bucks stomped on Bensing’s, 4 to 0, with Allen Smith rolling a big 222-223-255–700, and Christian Vazquez, 214-223–615. Bensing’s: Billy Kocher, 202-205– 589, and Art Flegler, 189–495. STANDINGS Herman’s Hermits Bath Legion Wee-Little Pigs Young Bucks DNA Repair G & L Bensing’s Team YTTIHS

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I would like to thank family, friends, and neighbors for your prayers, kind deeds and visits during my husband, Kressler’s, year-long battle with cancer. Also, for Danny Kressler all of your condolences since his passing. He loved all of you and will be in our hearts forever. A very special thank you to the Bensing Funeral Home for their help at this difficult time.

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Thank you, Mrs. Grace Kressler

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Police Blotter Colonial Regional

Two D.U.I. Drivers In Bath on Same Day

Colonial Regional Police pulled over two cars in Bath for D.U.I. on Sunday, Nov. 10. At 1:25 a.m., as a CRPD officer was traveling south on Walnut St. near the A-Plus, a Dodge Journey pulled into traffic, cutting the officer off. The vehicle proceeded south on Walnut St. and made a left turn on to E. Main St. nearly losing control of the car in the area of The Fox. The operator continued east on Main St. and did so in the westbound

lane, nearly striking parked vehicles. The officer stopped the car and the operator, Denise R. Manzella, 32, of 1958 Mary St., Bethlehem, was determined to be under the influence of alcohol. Ms. Manzella was arrested and had a BAC of 0.20%. She has been charged with DUI, driving without a license and summary traffic offenses. At 11:35 p.m., a CRPD officer saw a silver Honda Civic traveling west on Main St. in Bath. He noticed that the vehicle’s registration had expired in February 2013. The officer followed the car and saw it head west in the eastbound lane. The officer stopped the car and made contact with the driver, Fadi M. Sayegh, 51, of 186 W. Allen St., Allentown, who was intoxicated. Blood tests showed he had a blood-alcohol content of 0.17%. Sayegh has several prior offenses and also had no license at the time of this incident. He has been

charged with DUI, driving while operating privilege is suspended, driving an unregistered and un-inspected vehicle, and careless driving.

Harassment Of Ex-Girlfriend

On Nov. 17 at 12:38 p.m., Colonial Regional Police responded to the Sunoco A-Plus station at Main & Walnut Sts., Bath for a male punching a female in the parking lot. Police then located and spoke to Janette Velazquez, 20, of Main St., Bath, who said her exboyfriend, Adam Simmers, 29, of Main St., Northampton, approached her in the lot and asked for a his cell phone back. According to Ms. Velazquez, Simmers then pulled her purse and shirt, causing her to fall to the ground. Simmers then took his phone from her pocket and left the area. Velazquez was granted an emergency P.F.A. Simmers was mailed non-traffic citations for harassment and disorderly conduct.

Lehigh Township October Report Of Activities

COMING EVENTS:

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Lehigh Township Police Chief Scott Fogel has reported this summary of October activities performed by the police department: 9,172 miles traveled; 762 calls logged; 9 reportable and 8 non-reportable accidents investigated; 81 summary traffic and 7 summary non-traffic violations issued; 7 equipment repair orders; 12 warnings of violation; 1 parking ticket; 1 person arrested for simple assault-domestic violence and harassment; 2 persons DUI of a controlled substance; 1 person arrested for harassment; 1 person arrested for accidents involving

damage to attended vehicle or property – all totaling 2,009 man-hours. At the Board of Supervisors meeting, Chief Fogel said police visibility helps cut down on violations. . . . He reported that 40 lbs. of outdated prescription drugs were collected by the department, and Pennsylvania is the second highest in response to the drug collection campaign. . . .Parking tickets are about the same since 1995, but he wants to update the tickets given, listing more violations. Lehigh Township’s “Shop With Cops” program will be held on Dec. 14. Questioned about donations, Fogel said they are wel-

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Northampton NOVEMBER 6 A/F, 47 yoa of Macungie, took items worth $36.95 from Redner’s Warehouse Market, 101 Held Drive, without paying for same. Charges pending. A rear door was smashed and entry made into a vacant home in the 1700 block of Canal Street. Copper pipe to the heater had been stolen, along with several feed lines from the meter. Under investigation.

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