Whitehall-Coplay Press

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

St. John's seeks support for event

Thursday, May 1, 2014 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

St. John's United Church of Christ, 575 Grape St., Whitehall, under the ministries of Pastor Becky Beckwith, is currently preparing and organizing their second annual community celebration on June 8.

The community will be invited to the free event with lots of family fun being planned.

This year's theme will be "Hometown Heroes," and this year's event will benefit homeless shelters and soup kitchens.

Any donations and offerings for the day will benefit that mission.

The committee is currently looking for donations to support the event.

IRT historical walk is Saturday

Thursday, March 20, 2014 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

The IRT historical walk will take place this Saturday 9 a.m. The hike starts at the Whitehall Parkway Barn on Chestnut Street, just west of MacArthur Road by the traffic light at Sheetz.

The IRT traverses the sites of the first anthracite fueled iron company and the first Portland Cement Company in America, both of which contributed to the Industrial Revolution. No less than 23 historical sites and landmarks will be presented. This trail is a loop with an even surface of asphalt or packed millings and passes through several communities.

Sign up now for baseball season

Thursday, February 6, 2014 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

St. Elizabeth's Roman Catholic Church, 435 Pershing Blvd., Whitehall, will hold their next all-you-can-eat breakfast 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 9. The event takes place in the social hall next to the church.

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Fullerton Memorial Athletic Association will have baseball and softball registration 2 to 5 p.m. Feb. 8.

Contact Fred Romano at Romanoreddevil09@ aol.com for more information.

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AARP meets Feb. 6

Thursday, January 23, 2014 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

AARP Chapter 3115 will meet at noon Thursday, Feb. 6, at the American Club, 300 Cherry St., Coplay. Refreshments will be available during the social hour.

Ron Ruschman, a financial advisor and broker with Merrill Lynch, will talk about finances and stocks.

New members are welcome.

For more information, call 610-395-2820.

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Fullerton column

Thursday, December 12, 2013 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

Special services set for Dec. 24

St. John's United Church of Christ, 575 Grape St., will hold two services Christmas Eve.

The first service is scheduled for 6 p.m. and will focus on the family. It will include special music along with solos and more by the children and youth.

The 9 p.m. service will focus on sacred worship and holy communion. The holy sacraments will be offered. Special music will include the hand bell choir, jubilation choir, chancel choir and soloists.

For more information, call the church office at 610-264-8421.

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Fullerton column

Thursday, November 28, 2013 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

Santa to make special deliveries

With the aid of local firefighters, Santa Claus will be stopping in Fullerton and West Catasauqua Sunday, Dec. 22, at 2 p.m.

Firefighters from Fullerton and West Catasauqua will deliver your wrapped gifts to that special person on your Christmas list.

If you live in the Fullerton area and would like to have a gift delivered, drop it off at the fire station, Second and Grape streets, 6-9 p.m. Dec. 3, 6, 11, 17 or 20 or 9 a.m.-noon Dec. 14.

For more information, call Bruce Bray at 484-239-1051.

Fullerton column

Thursday, October 31, 2013 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

Toy bingo set for Nov. 10

Fullerton Playground, 901 Jefferson St., Whitehall, will hold a children's toy bingo Sunday, Nov. 10.

Doors open at noon and games begin at 1 p.m. to benefit the Fullerton baseball and softball programs.

For pricing and any other questions, contact Melissa at 610-737-7619.

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Fullerton American Legion Post Unit 367 will hold a potato filling sale at the post home, Fullerton Avenue and Wood Street, for Thanksgiving.

The deadline for orders is Nov. 18.

Pick-up dates and times are 2-6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, and Tuesday Nov. 26 at the post home.

Fullerton column

Thursday, October 17, 2013 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

Jefferson to host toy bingo Nov. 10

The Fullerton Playground, 901 Jefferson St., will hold a children's toy bingo Sunday, Nov. 10. Doors open at noon and games begin at 1 p.m.

All proceeds benefit the Fullerton baseball and softball programs.

For pricing and other questions, contact Melissa at 610-737-7619.

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Fullerton column

Thursday, October 3, 2013 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

AARP to meet today in Coplay

AARP Chapter 3115 will meet at noon today, Thursday, Oct. 3, at the American Club, 300 Cherry St., Coplay.

Refreshments will be available between noon and 1 p.m.

Flu shots will also be given.

Rob Ballonoff will entertain with vocals and acoustical guitar.

New members are welcome.

For more information, call 610-395-2820.

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St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church, 435 Pershing Blvd., will host a basket social 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12; and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13.