Whitehall-Coplay Press

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Hokendauqua: Volunteers needed for survey process of significant buildings

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 by The Press in Columns

According to the winter 2019 township newsletter, Whitehall Township is “applying for a state grant that will allow [the township] to survey all of the significant buildings in the (Hokendauqua) area.”

In the proposed historic district, there are 170 properties. About 70 percent of them maintain significance and must be surveyed individually. The survey process is starting and must be finished by the end of March.

If you would like to help in this process, contact Howard Lieberman at howard@bcfsol.com. A list of volunteers will be created for a training session.


There will be a Whitehall-Coplay Hunger Initiative community meal 4-6 p.m. Jan. 15 at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road.

Call 610-435-0451 for more information.

There will be another community meal 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 19 at Whitehall Bible Fellowship Church, 3300 Seventh St.

For more information, call 610-434-8661.


Hokendauqua Park and Playground Association will be holding registration for the upcoming baseball/softball season. Online registration is available Jan. 15-Feb. 9 at hokeypark.com.

Register in person at Hokendauqua Fire Company, 3022 S. Second St., 6-8 p.m. Feb. 1 or 2-4 p.m. Feb. 9. Bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate (for first-time players), proof of health insurance and contact information. Registration forms can be downloaded from and additional information can be found on the website.

HPPA will be hosting Lehigh Valley League tryouts for both girls and boys — Lehigh Valley League girls 10U through 18U and Lehigh Valley League boys Biddy through Knee Hi. New for 2019 is HPPA hosting a Majors team, which is for boys ages 16 to 19 (before March 31).

For questions regarding baseball or softball registration, contact Chris Hudak, commissioner, at hudakchris7@gmail.com; for questions regarding the girls Lehigh Valley League 10U through 18U, contact Harvie Oliver at harvieoliver@gmail.com.


HPPA will again award two $1,000 Bob Warke-Dale Horn scholarships. The organization will select one girl and one boy to receive the scholarships at the March/April meetings.

To view the requirements or download the application, visit hokeypark.com or email Bill Sabol at secretary@hokeypark.com.


Does your church, club or organization have news for the Hokendauqua column? Send an email to skoch@tnonline.com by Jan. 18 to meet the next deadline.