The Northampton track team compete at the Allen Invitational as well as in a home meet against Parkland.
Lyndsey Gallagher earned a medal in both the 1600 (2nd) and 3200 (3rd) at the Allen Invite. She also broke the school record in the 1600 by almost 8 seconds - running a 5:08.13.
Alexis Barrall took second in the pole vault. Jeremy Sell was second in the shot put and the boys 400 relay team took third.
Some highlights of the Parkland meet again involved Gallagher, who broke the Al Erdosy Stadium record in the 1600. She ran a 5:15.2 - topping the old record of 5:18.
The Rev. Joan G. Spangler, 71, of Bethlehem, died April 1, 2017, at home. She was a daughter of William Brudereck of Wyomissing and the late Evelyn Grier Brudereck. She was the wife of Donald Spangler for 49 years.
She was a Governor Mifflin High School graduate. She earned a bachelor’s degree in secondary education from Shippensburg University, and a master’s degree in Theological Studies and a master of divinity from Palmer Seminary of Eastern University.
Marie T. Jakubco, 85, of Nazareth, and formerly of Bethlehem, died April 18, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital Anderson Campus, Bethlehem. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Rocco and Lucy (Guerrieri) Zullo. She was the wife of the late Joseph L. Jakubco.
She was a secretary for Bethlehem Steel, Votral’s Florist and Hanover Engineering.
She was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Bethlehem.
The president and CEO of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, Tony Iannelli, was recently awarded a Special Recognition for Regional Leadership at the 2017 Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp. annual meeting.
The award honored Iannelli for his vision and hard work in advancing economic growth in the Lehigh Valley and pulling together the business community.
PDC/NRBF Spraying for gypsy moths
Lehigh County is cooperating with the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Bureau of Forestry and the USDA Forest Service in a joint effort to spray gypsy moth caterpillars in certain public high use areas within the county. The areas include Leaser Lake and Trexler Zoo. The treatment areas were selected on the basis of surveys and resident requests received last summer. No additional areas can be added at this time.
Animals are available for adoption at the Center for Animal Health & Welfare no-kill shelter, 1165 Island Park Road, Easton. The shelter is working to end pet overpopulation by running a clinic so animals can be spayed or neutered before they go home. For more information, call 610-252-7722 or visit www.healthyanimalcenter.org.
Edward R. Schreibeck, 73 of Bethlehem, formerly of Northampton, died April 19, 2017, at ManorCare Health Services, Bethlehem. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Julius and Emily (Lakits) Schreibeck.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam era.
He was a past president of St. Francis Society, Allentown.
He is survived by two brothers, Ronald and Michael Schreibeck, both of Allentown; and three sisters, Cindy Melendez of Allentown, Ann Peczenyj of Northampton and Kathleen Gaston of Salisbury Township.
William W. Wolfe Sr., 80, died Feb. 20, 2017, at Lehigh Valley-Muhlenberg Hospital. Born in Freemansburg, he was a son of the late Harry and Marion (Searfoss) Wolfe. He was the husband of the late Nancylee M. (Hahn) Wolfe for 25 years.
He was a paratrooper in the U. S. Army.
He is survived by two sons, William Jr. and Daniel; four daughters, Sondralee and April Wolfe, Rachel Rasley and Darlene Shannon; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by a son, David Wolfe.
Larry R. Lutseo, 76, of Bethlehem, died at home on April 17, 2017. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late John Lutseo and Dorothy (Ruth) Koch. He was the husband of Genie (Wittman) Lutseo.
He was a Liberty High School graduate.
He was in the United States Navy.
He worked at Bethlehem Steel for more than 20 years. He was a driver for 15 years for Advanced Auto Parts.
Theresa M. Gierula, 85, of Fullerton, died April 17, 2017. Born in Hellertown, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary (Martin) Hudock. She was the wife of the late Bernard “Bunnie” F. Gierula for 56 years.
She was a secretary at Lucent Technology for many years until she retired.
She was a member of Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Allentown, where she was a past recording secretary and a pierogi maker.