Bethlehem Press

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Mary Anne Werpehowski, secretary, realtor

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Mary Anne Werpehowski, 87, of Hanover Township, passed away peacefully July 24, 2019, in her home where she resided for 55 years. Born in Fountain Hill, she was a daughter of Philip and Anna Ronca. She was the wife of William “Bill” Werpehowski for 38 years.

She attended Fountain Hill HS class of 1950 and then attended Penn State and Millersville College.

She was a secretary at Western Electric and for the Lab of Clinical Pathology. She later became a licensed realtor.

US DEPT OF HEALTH Vaccine webinar set for August 7

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

The Partnership Center of the U.S. Cepartment of Health and Human Services will host a webinar about school students and vaccination at noon on August 7. Three panelists will talk about what vaccines are needed and when, as well as other important health trends that parents, providers and people of faith need to know for the new school year.

Dorothy I. Tanczos, church founding member

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Dorothy I. Tanczos, 94, of Bethlehem, died at Galilee House, Moravian Hall Square, after a brief illness. Born at the Chubbsville House, Point Phillips, she was a daughter of the late Quilles and Hannah (Remaly) Silfies. She was the wife of the late Edward L. Tanczos.

She attended a one room schoolhouse in Point Phillips and in 1943 graduated from Nazareth High School.

She worked at the Bath Post Office; and in the offices of Vultee Aircraft, Mack Trucks, and the Mason-Dixon trucking company, all in Allentown.

Anthony Makris, IBEW / WE negotiator

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Anthony “Tony” Makris, 90, of Easton, died July 28, 2019, at Lehgh Valley Hospital Muhlenberg. Born in Bayonne, New Jersey, he was a son of the late Alex and Angela (Hartacolis) Makris. He was the husband of Patricia (Rush) Makris for 23 years and of the late Harriet Dexter (Ballweg) Makris.

He was in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a disabled American veteran.

PENN STATE Three workshops being offered

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Join the Penn State Extension Lehigh and Northampton County Master Gardeners for these exciting workshops Succulent Savvy, Today’s Hydrangeas and Pollinators and Your Vegetable Garden.

Learn about the wonderful world of succulents 10 a.m. – noon Aug. 10 at Penn State Lehigh Valley, Room 224, 2809 Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley.

This diverse group of plants are easy to grow with a few basic strategies.

Topics covered include popular varieties of succulents, light and soil requirements, and avoiding common problems and pests.

Voting Machine Demonstrations in Northampton County

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Lamont McClure and the Department of Elections will hold demonstrations of the new Election Systems & Software (ES&S) ExpressVote XL voting machines at sites around Northampton County before the Nov. 5 election.

Members of the public will be able to cast a mock ballot so they can see how the machine functions. Employees from the Election Office will be on hand to provide guidance and answer any questions.

Oasis Community Center For families impacted by substance use disorder

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 by The Press in Local News

The Oasis Community Center charted new ground when it opened with a ceremony attended by more than 150 guests recently.

Located in the historic Park Plaza Farmhouse, at 3400 Bath Pike, the center is the first of its kind in Pennsylvania and will serve families and individuals impacted by Substance Use Disorder (SUD).

Article By: The Press

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Father’s Day was celebrated at the Lehigh Valley Zoo with activities geared to Dads and families. The “Avenger” Captain Marvel and Captain America were on hand to keep the families safe from unwanted aliens as well as pose with dads and families for photos. Despite the threat of rain, most of the day remained dry and the zoo filled with families wanting to enjoy time with the residents of the zoo.