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Thursday, December 5, 2013 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

Santa to visit Cementon

The Laurel Fire Company is sponsoring an Operation Santa Claus Dec. 21.

Cementon and North Coplay parents wishing to have Santa deliver a gift to their child that day should drop off the wrapped gifts at the fire company 4-11 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, or 4 p.m.-midnight Friday, Dec. 20. The gift should be labeled with the child's name and address.

Santa will be riding on a fire truck to deliver gifts to children Dec. 21 and he will make an appearance at the fire company's members-only Kids' Christmas Party beginning at 1:30 p.m.

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Thursday, November 21, 2013 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

Youth team hosts Santa breakfast

The Cementon Youth Basketball team is hosting a Breakfast with Santa 8-11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at the Cementon playground building to help kick off interest in the new basketball program.

Santa will arrive at 9 a.m. Children can make a holiday ornament, write a letter to St. Nick and give it to him personally. Included in the ticket price is a 4x6 print of a photo of each child with Santa.

To purchase tickets or learn more about this event, contact Brianna Troxell at 610-782-1087 or Btroxell18@aol.com or Jennifer Dohanish at 484-838-0073 or Bailalena@aol.com.


Egypt column

Thursday, November 7, 2013 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

Public invited to CAPA meeting

The Cementon Athletic Playground Association (CAPA) invites the public to its regular monthly meeting, which will be held 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, in the rental building at the playground.

The organization has a specific agenda that is covered at every meeting. Quite a few new ideas are currently being discussed and planned, including a breakfast with Santa, a new December fundraiser for the basketball program and a Hit-A-Thon, a new fundraiser in April for the baseball program. Attend this meeting to share your thoughts and ideas

CAPA meets every third Monday of the month.

Egypt column

Thursday, October 24, 2013 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

Laurel meat raffle set for Nov. 10

Mark your calendar for the Laurel Fire Company's annual meat raffle 2-6 p.m. Nov. 10.

The organizers will be giving away 20 turkeys, with additional raffles throughout the day. The purchase of a ticket includes refreshments and one meal. For ticket cost or other information, call Jake at 610-657-7986 or the bar at 610-262-2077.

The fire company would like to thank the volunteers, sponsors, vendors and bands who helped make the sixth annual block party in August a success.

Egypt column

Thursday, September 26, 2013 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

CAPA to host youth basketball program

The Cementon Athletic Park Association's new basketball program is available to all boys and girls in kindergarten through the second grade.

The 2013-14 basketball season will run from the beginning of November to the end of January.

Sign-ups will be held in the Cementon Park meeting room 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Sept. 28, Oct. 5 and Oct. 19.

Practices will be held at the Cementon Park building and multiple gyms on the Whitehall-Coplay School District campus. Days and times are to be determined.

Egupt column

Thursday, September 12, 2013 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

Activities planned

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church will observe Harvest Home Sunday, Sept. 22.

Members of the congregation will be bringing offerings of nonperishable foods to church that day to be donated to the Whitehall Food Pantry at St. Stephens Episcopal Church.

Also at Shepherd of the Hills this month, rehearsals for the chancel choir, handbells and youth choir will resume after the summer hiatus, as will Monday and Wednesday morning and Monday evening Bible study programs.

Children beginning third grade will be presented with Bibles at Sunday worship Sept. 29.


Egypt-Cementon Column

Thursday, August 29, 2013 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

Cementon Park elects officers

The Cementon Athletic Park Association has been working hard behind the scenes.

A new board of governors has been elected. Serving as officers are President Steve Nemeth Jr., Vice President Jason Reinhard, Secretary Brianna Troxell and Treasurer Jennifer Dohanish. Additional board members are Greg Demko, Ben Kovalcik, John Dohanish, Dave Morekin and Jodi Nemeth.

Monthly meetings are open to the public. They take place the third Monday of the month at 7 p.m., in the park building. The next meeting is set for Monday, Sept. 16.


Egypt Column

Thursday, August 15, 2013 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

Block party is Saturday

The Laurel Fire Company will host its sixth annual block party 2-10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17.

The event will include a bake sale, vendors and crafters, kids games, a dunk tank, beer garden and music by Nite Flyte and The Large Flowerheads. The fire company is also giving away four great prizes this year including an iPad, a $250 gas card, a gas grill and $150 in cash.

For more information on this event, call Jake at 610-657-7986 or email laurelfireco@yahoo.com for the cost and other information.


Egypt-Cementon Column

Thursday, August 1, 2013 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

Vendors needed for block party

The Laurel Fire Company will host its sixth annual block party 2-10 p.m. Aug. 17.

Spots are open for crafters and vendors. Setup begins at 10:30 a.m. Vendors are asked to bring their own tables. No electricity is provided. A tent or canopy is suggested.

This year, the fire company will put together a brochure complete with a vendor map and advertisements. Coupons, business cards, or other material can also be placed in the brochure.

For more information on this event, call Jake at 610-657-7986 or email laurelfireco@yahoo.com for the cost and other information.

Egypt column

Thursday, July 18, 2013 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

Outdoor worship service at Egypt park is planned

The congregation of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church will hold its 10:15 a.m. worship service at the Egypt Memorial Park Sunday, July 28.

This special service, followed by a congregational picnic at noon, is an annual event. Attendees are asked to bring lawn chairs and a covered dish to share, along with plates, utensils and cold drinks. The church will provide hot dogs and coffee.

There will be no 8 a.m. worship service on that day.