A group of individuals recently held a series of meetings at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Coplay to reorganize the Coplay Cemetery Association (CCA).
The CCA was founded in 1875 and manages the operations of Coplay Cemetery, located at Ninth and Oak streets.
Coplay Cemetery is not affiliated with any church or religious entity.
AAA East Central, along with Lehigh County Auto Theft Task Force, will be providing free anti-car theft Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) etching for car windows 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 20 at AAA East Penn, 2072 Downyflake Lane, Allentown.
The Whitehall Lions Club’s 2016-17 fiscal year began July 1.
Many activities are scheduled, including supporting the Center for Vision Loss, collecting old eyeglasses and hearing aids, providing eye exams and glasses for those who qualify, providing trophies and scholarship money to high school students and supporting both the Whitehall Township Public Library and the Whitehall Food Bank.
This summer, Whitehall-Coplay School District held its first STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) camp for rising fifth- to eighth-graders. The camp was held 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 11-15 in the high school library and was run and directed by Tony Pangaio, sixth-, seven- and eighth-grade computers and business teacher at Whitehall-Coplay Middle School, and Dave Stauffer, WCSD’s instructional technology coach.
Students participated in various activities and challenges involving everything from computer programming to electronics. Some activities included:
Allentown Fire Department’s K-9 Judge is a finalist in the 2016 American Hero Dog contest.
A 7-year-old yellow Labrador retriever, he joined the department in 2011. Fire Chief Lee Laubach is Judge’s handler.
State Farm’s Arson Dog Scholarship program donated Judge to the city. He is the first State Farm Arson Dog in city history and was the first in either Pennsylvania or New Jersey in several years.
Judge already has been designated as Hero Dog in the arson category. He is now vying with seven other dogs for top honors from American Humane Association.
Ordinance No. 394, Section 3: The public street heretofore known as Legislative Route 555 from the Hokendauqua-Egypt line northwardly to the Egypt-Cementon line be hereafter designated as MacArthur Road. Ordained and enacted into an ordinance at Hokendauqua, Pennsylvania, this 13th day of April A.D. 1942
From June 10 to 15, transplant recipients and living donors traveled to Cleveland, Ohio, as part of Team Philadelphia — showcasing their athletic abilities, passion and determination — as they competed in the 2016 Donate Life Transplant Games of America.
Gov. Tom Wolf was joined by legislators, local officials, law enforcement and health care professionals at Northampton Community College recently to discuss local and statewide efforts to lead the nation in combating the opioid abuse and heroin use epidemic in Pennsylvania.
Whitehall-Coplay School District honored four alumni as Graduates of Distinction during a ceremony April 21 in the Whitehall High School auditorium.
The Class of 2016 honorees were Donald R. Marushak ‘59, Michael J. Bednar ‘66, Gail Zimmerman Thomas ‘67 and Adam G. Armbruster ‘79. They were chosen based on their personal and professional achievements, which have made significant contributions to their field of endeavor and to society.
A 24-year-old man has been charged with breaking into multiple homes, some of which were occupied, during a four-day period in Lehigh and Northampton counties.
Andrew Patrick Miller, who has no current address, was charged May 19 after an investigation by a detective with Lehigh County District Attorney’s Auto Theft Task Force.