Northwestern Press

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Dominic M. Morenci

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

master craftsman

Dominic M. “Chuck” Morenci, 91, of Allentown, died May 1, 2018, in Phoebe Home after a long battle with congestive heart failure.

He was the loving husband of the late Regina R. Morenci, who died March 3, 2017.

They celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Oct. 13, 2016.

Born March 8, 1927, in Tresckow, he was the son of the late John and Scholastica (Moretti) Mariorenzi.

He graduated from Tresckow Elementary School and Hazleton High School.

Lorraine M. Krause

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

member of New Life Lutheran Church

Lorraine M. Krause, 85, of Slatington, died April 29, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She and her husband Paul W. Krause were married 58 years last June 6.

Born Dec. 17, 1932, in Lowhill Township, she was the daughter of the late Arthur H. and Mildred P. (Krause) Hausman.

She and her husband owned and operated Krause Farms, Washington Township, throughout their married life.

Before that, she was a secretary at AT&T, formerly Western Electric, Allentown, and also for the former Trojan Powder Co., South Whitehall Township.

Charles M. Hoover

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

sales representative

Charles M. Hoover, 77, of Orefield, died peacefully May 1, 2018.

He and his wife Nancy A. (Prozonic) Hoover were married 45 years.

Born in Zanesville, Ohio, he was the son of the late Ralph M. and Genevieve (Barnhart) Hoover.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Air Force during a peacetime era.

He was a sales representative for Giles and Ransome Inc., Whitehall, for many years before retiring.

Event offered on May 12

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh County Auto Theft and Insurance Fraud Task Force has scheduled a free vehicle identification number etching event 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 12 at the Whitehall Township Public Works Building, 3219 MacArthur Road, Whitehall.

The event is open to all vehicle owners in Lehigh County, and there is no limit to the number of vehicles motorists can bring to the event.

VIN etching is the process of chemically etching a vehicle’s unique identification number on all windows and sunroofs.

L. Valley LaunchBox accepting applications for summer camp

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by The Press in School

Creative collaboration fuels innovation, and the Teen Entrepreneurship Summer Challenge is poised to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs!

Penn State Lehigh Valley, Lehigh Valley LaunchBox and Perkiomen School is offering a two-week summer camp for rising high school juniors and seniors interested in developing the foundation for a successful business or product idea June 18-29.