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Stiles column

Thursday, September 18, 2014 by MICHELE KERN Special to The Press in Columns

Silent auction at township library Sept. 24

The Whitehall Township Public Library will be holding a silent auction from Wednesday, Sept. 24 until noon Saturday, Sept. 27.

Items to bid on will include themed baskets and autographed books.

Stop by and support the library and you may be the lucky bidder to take home an item.


The Whitehall High School Zephyr Varsity Football Team will host the Liberty High School Hurricanes tomorrow, with kick off slated for 7 p.m.

Come out to the game and support the Zephyrs by cheering them on to victory!


Autumn arrives 10:29 p.m. Sept. 22.

Stiles column

Thursday, September 4, 2014 by MICHELE KERN Special to The Press in Columns

Pizza kits are coming

The Stiles Playground Association is currently conducting a fundraiser selling Charlie K's Pizza Kits.

We are so lucky to have a beautiful playground with basketball and tennis courts in our community. Your support in fundraisers helps the association maintain the playground. Plus, this is a great way to be ready for a quick dinner for the family.

If you are interested in ordering a pizza kit, call Marie at 610-261-4679 by Sept. 17.

The pickup day for the pizzas is Saturday, Sept. 27, at noon at the Stiles playground. Thank you for your support.


Stiles column

Thursday, August 21, 2014 by MICHELE KERN Special to The Press in Columns

St. John picnic set for Aug. 31

St. John the Baptist Church, Stiles, will be holding its annual church picnic, Sunday, Aug. 31, from noon-9 p.m.

The picnic is held on the church grounds located at Ruch and Chestnut streets.

Stop by for delicious food, entertainment and games.

Bring your lawn chairs and stay awhile.


The Great Allentown Fair will be held Tuesday, Aug. 26, through Monday, Sept. 1.

This is always a fun celebration at the end of summer.

Enjoy some delicious fair food, ride the rides, enjoy the entertainment and play some games.


Stiles column

Thursday, July 10, 2014 by MICHELE KERN Special to The Press in Columns

Yard sale set for July 26

The Whitehall Zephyr Football Club will hold its second annual yard sale Saturday, July 26, from 8 a.m. until noon.

The event is held in the Whitehall High School parking lot.

If you are working on reorganizing your closets, basement or attic, this may be just the event for you.

There are two ways to participate in the sale. First, you can call the football club and they will pick up your belongings, set it up and sell it. The football club keeps the profits.

Stiles column

Thursday, June 26, 2014 by MICHELE KERN Special to The Press in Columns

Zephyr softball tournament set

The Whitehall Zephyr Football Club is sponsoring a Zephyr Softball Tournament Saturday, July 26.

The tournament rules include 6-12 foot arc; United States Specialty Sports Association/National Softball Association bat rules; all games played with a 1-1 count and double elimination.

There will also be a home run derby.

The tournament is played at the Whitehall High School Fields and the Schadt Avenue Fields. If you have a team of players and you would like to register for the tourney, call 610-762-4125. There is an entry fee.

Zephyr spaghetti dinner is April 12

Thursday, April 3, 2014 by MICHELE KERN Special to The Press in Columns

On Saturday, April 12, Whitehall Zephyr Football Team will host their Third Annual Spaghetti Dinner at the Fullerton Memorial Playground, located at 901 Jefferson St., Whitehall.

There are two seatings for dinner. The first seating will take place 4:30-6 p.m. The second seating will occur 6:30-8 p.m.

The menu includes: spaghetti with meatballs and sauce, salad, rolls, beverages, coffee and fresh baked desserts. As a special treat, your dinner will be served by the Whitehall Zephyr Football Team!

Friends of library to meet

Thursday, March 6, 2014 by MICHELE KERN Special to The Press in Columns

Friends of the Whitehall Township Public Library will meet 2:30 p.m. March 12, in the library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. New members are welcome.

Donations of gently-used books for the ongoing book sale are greatly appreciated and can be brought to the library during regular hours.


This coming weekend before going to bed on Saturday night, March 8, remember to turn your clocks ahead one hour. Surprisingly, it is already the beginning of daylight saving time. Hopefully, warm weather is not far behind.


Church hosts tricky tray day

Thursday, February 6, 2014 by MICHELE KERN Special to The Press in Columns

This weekend is the long-awaited St. John the Baptist Church Eighth Annual Tricky Tray. If you have cabin fever, come out to St. John's 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. or 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 9. The event is held in Ruffenach Hall, located on the church grounds at Ruch and Chestnut streets. You have the opportunity to purchase chances to win some fabulous prizes. The kitchen will be open and selling delicious food fare. Amazing baked goods will be available for purchase. Stop by the tricky tray event and have some winter fun.


Game night this Monday

Thursday, January 23, 2014 by MICHELE KERN Special to The Press in Columns

The Whitehall Township Public Library will hold a Community Game Night Monday, Jan. 27, from 6:30 until 8 p.m.

All ages are welcome to attend.

There will be games available for use at the library or you may bring your own games.

No electronic games are permitted for game night.

Also, the Whitehall Township Public Library will hold a blood drive Saturday, Feb. 1, 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

For more information, call 610-432-4339.


Groundhog Day is Feb. 2. We will find out if Punxatawney Phil will predict six more weeks of winter or an early spring.