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Northampton Column

Thursday, May 15, 2014 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Siegfried Railroad Station open third Sunday of each month

The Siegfried Railroad Station, the home of the Northampton Area Historical Society, will be open to visitors on the third Sunday of each month from May through September and, possibly, October.

The station, located on West 21st Street, will be open on May 18, 1-4 p.m.

The station is a museum housing artifacts from the Northampton area. There are several permanent displays and some different displays each year. This year's main exhibit is the J.J. Kleppinger Meat Market.

Northampton column: Library to host basket social Oct. 19

Thursday, September 6, 2012 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

The Northampton Area Public Library will hold its annual autumn basket social Friday, Oct. 19, 6 p.m., at the Northampton Memorial Community Center, 16th Street and Laubach Avenue.

Donations of new or collectible items, gift certificates/cards and money to help defray expenses are being accepted.

Food will be available for purchase.

Call the library at 610-262-7537 for more information.

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Assumption BVM Church will hold its annual picnic Sunday, Sept. 9, at Egypt Memorial Park, beginning with a Mass in the pavilion at 11 a.m.

Northampton column: Borough office to close Labor Day

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Local News

The Northampton Borough municipal office will be closed Monday, Sept. 3, in observance of Labor Day.

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Assumption BVM Church will hold its annual picnic Sunday, Sept. 9, at Egypt Memorial Park.

The event begins with a Mass in the pavilion at 11 a.m.

Entertainment by the Emil Schanta Band begins at 3 p.m.

Games, food and plenty of other activities will continue until 7 p.m.

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The St. John's Friendly Fifties group will hold its 21st anniversary meeting Monday, Sept. 10, 1 p.m., in the church's social hall, 1343 Newport Ave.

Northampton column: Library to hold rubber-stamping class

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Local News

The Northampton Area Public Library will hold a rubber-stamping and card-making class on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 9:30-11 a.m., at the library, 1615 Laubach Ave.

There is a fee for materials, and you will create cards with envelopes.

Seating is limited.

Call 610-262-7537.

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Assumption BVM Church will hold its annual picnic Sunday, Sept. 9, at the Egypt Memorial Park.

The event begins with a Mass in the pavilion at 11 a.m.

Entertainment by the Emil Schanta Band begins at 3 p.m.

Northampton column: Pool closes Aug. 18

Thursday, August 16, 2012 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Local News

The Northampton Borough Municipal Pool will close for the season this Saturday, Aug. 18.

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The Northampton Area Public Library will host a "Hunger Games and Beyond" trivia tournament Wednesday, Aug. 22, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

The tournament is open to 11- to 18-year-olds. Teams of two will compete, so bring a partner or let the library organizers pair you up.

Refreshments will be served, and prizes will be awarded. Space is limited, so call the library at 610-262-7537 to register.

This program is presented by the NAPL Board of Advisory Teens.

Northampton column

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Local News

Picnic time at Assumption BVM Church

Assumption BVM Church will hold its annual picnic Sunday, Sept. 9, at Egypt Memorial Park.

The event begins with a Mass in the pavilion at 11 a.m.

Entertainment will be provided by the Emil Schanta Band beginning at 3 p.m.

Games, food and plenty of other activities will continue until 7 p.m.

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Did you know that the Northampton Area Public Library presents an exclusive screening of unique movies free of charge? One more movie is scheduled for the summer on Aug. 21 at 1 p.m.