Bethlehem Press

Monday, July 13, 2020
Emily Fatzinger and Eric Messick in a Facebook photo. After a police standoff in Upper Saucon Township Saturday, police found their bodies in a vacant home after an apparent murder-suicide.

Warrant stop ends with two dead

By JARRAD HEDES in Local News

Two people are dead, including a Walnutport man and a woman formerly of Palmerton, after a murder-suicide Saturday.

Eric Messick, 33, of Walnutport, and Emily Fatzinger, 25, of Pike County, were pronounced dead just after 10 p.m. inside a...

PRESS PHOTO COURTESY OF THE MILLER FAMILYBethlehem Catholic 2017 graduate Jennie Miller will begin classes at the University of New Haven Aug. 28 majoring in marine biology. Jennie’s life has been full of challenges which she has met and conquered.

‘You are not alone’


Jennie Lynn Alexina Miller, a member of Bethlehem Catholic’s Class of 2017, has overcome many physical disabilities while challenging herself to greater heights.

Jennie was born with a small right ear, a small right thumb and only a foot...

Barbara and Clarence “Pat” Patterson will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on June 28. KRISTINE PORTER/TIMES NEWS

70 years of marital success


There’s an old saying that in the spring, a young man’s heart turns to what a woman has been thinking about all winter.

In the spring of 1946, young men, fresh from World War II, were looking to start the lives they put on hold — find a...