Ursula M. Genthner, 89, of Moravian Hall Square, Nazareth, and formerly of Williams Township, died August 30, 2019, in St. Luke’s Hospice House, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Dr. Daniel G. Genthner.
Born in Oceanside, New York, she was a daughter of the late Harold and Louise (Kraft) Maher.
She graduated from Oceanside High School.
She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church, Easton, and later Trinity Episcopal Church, Bethlehem.
Lehigh Carbon Community College
Lehigh Carbon Community College’s President Ann D. Bieber announced the August 2019 graduates, including those with honors, which included three Bethlehem area residents. They are Amy Dresh (Cum Laude), Destiny Soto and Karen Strohl.
West Chester University
Dana E. Pollock, of Bethlehem, graduated Magna Cum Laude from West Chester University this past May with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and a minor in Spanish.
State Senator Lisa M. Boscola announced today that Northampton and Lehigh counties along with three local nonprofits have been approved by the PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) for grants totaling $662,691 to enhance efforts to assist crime victims and improve county governments efficiencies in dealing with crime issues.
Students complete summer program
She has wanted to be a nurse ever since she was a child and saw newborns in a neonatal unit. So every weekday this summer, the Freedom HS student has risen early so she can make the 30-minute walk from her home to St. Luke’s University Health Network’s Bethlehem campus.
Major Thomas Bernard Carroll, Air Force career officer
Major Thomas Bernard Carroll, 79, of Valley Forge and formerly of Bethlehem, died August 25, 2019, in Phoenixville. Born in Coaldale, he was a son of late Arthur P. and Bernadette (Gibbons) Carroll; and stepson of John E. Kinney. He was the husband of Marie Ann (Pursell) Carroll for 59 years.
He was a 1957 graduate of Bethlehem Catholic High School. He was a graduate of Penn State where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and a Master’s degree in Computer Science and Research Development.
The Chocolate Lab on Main Street in Bethlehem celebrated it’s 17th anniversary with an Alien Invasion party Sept. 21. A spaceship hovered over the sales counter, probably hoping to beam up some delicious chocolate. Two large Alien cutouts watched over the store and customers. Owner Arlene Brockel and her staff wore black t-shirts proclaiming “straight outta area 51”. The festivities began with face painting, story time with Miss Dana from the Bethlehem Area Public Library, and free samples of chocolate and baked goods. Outside, two local artists, Chris P.
Madeline A. Jablonski, Synthetic Thread retiree
Madeline A. Jablonski, 82, of Bethlehem Township, died September 27, 2019, at Gracedale Nursing Home. Born in Coplay, she was a daughter of the late Franklin and Irene Bair. She was the wife of the late Charles E. Jablonski for 60 years.
She was a graduate of Central Catholic High School.
She was a seamstress in various mills; retiring from Synthetic Thread.
YWCA Bethlehem is sponsoring “Climate Change: Lehigh Valley Strategies for Today & Tomorrow” Oct. 16, at Kirkland Village, a Bethlehem retirement community. A five-member panel, including staff from the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission, will address approaches Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton are undertaking on climate change and answer audience questions about plans for the future. The free 90- minute program starts at 11 a.m. and includes time for audience questions.
Wednesday, October 2
Historical Architectural Review Board, 4 p.m. City hall, 10 E. Church St.
Thursday, October 3
Rep. Bob Freeman, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Council chambers, 685 Main St., Hellertown.
Northampton Co. Human Services Committee, 3:30 p.m. Northampton Co. Courthouse, 669 Washington St., Easton.
Northampton Co. Economic Development Committee, 5 p.m., Northampton Co. Courthouse, 669 Washington St., Easton.
Northampton Co. County Council, 6:30 p.m., Northampton Co. Courthouse, 669 Washington St., Easton.