Whitehall-Coplay Press

Saturday, January 25, 2020

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Thursday, January 23, 2020 by The Press in Sports


Suburban Dart League


Star of Bethlehem 34 17 .657

Dryland 31 17 .646

Light of Christ 29 22 .569

Salem UCC 27 24 .529

Bath Luth 25 23 .521

Emmanuel 23 22 .511

Christ UCC 22 26 .458

St. Stephen’s 23 28 .451

Farmersville 21 30 .412

St. Paul’s 20 31 .392

Ebenezer 15 30 .333

Light of Christ at

St. Stephen’s 1-3, 7-4, 6-4 (11)

LC - Buzz Highdecker 7-15, Dan Halteman 6-14, Rich Hasonich 5-14, Andy Mickelson 4-12 HR, Aaron Yetter 4-13, Todd Jones 4-15

Hokendauqua: HPPA has baseball, softball registration open until Feb. 7

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Hokendauqua Park & Playground Association will be hosting baseball and softball registration at the Central Whitehall League and Lehigh Valley League levels for the 2020 season.

Online registration opened Jan. 12 at hokeypark.com and will continue until 8 p.m. Feb. 7.

To register in person, sign-ups will be 6-8 p.m. Feb. 7 at Hokendauqua Fire Company, 3022 S. Second St.

Bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate (for first-time players), proof of health insurance and contact information (including phone numbers and email addresses).

Coplay Public Library: Coplay Public Library plans storytime, game night, book club

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Storytime for the young and young at heart will be held 11 a.m. Jan. 23 and 30 and Feb. 6.

Miss Janice will read first then have a craft project for everyone. The program lasts about one hour.

No preregistration is required.

Call the library at 610-262-7351 with questions.


Come to the library 5-7 p.m. Jan. 27 for game night. Family and friends are welcome.

Challenge our Scrabble experts, or bring your own favorite game. We have some other games available, including Connect 4, Uno, Candyland and Twister.

Whitehall police

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

JAN. 3

The department responded to reports of suspicious activity on Mickley Road and Livingston Street.

A theft from a vehicle occurred in the 1300 block of Mickley Road.

Officers responded to a report of criminal mischief in the 3000 block of South Ruch Street.

Thefts on Maryland Circle and West Highland Street were investigated.

Police provided a protection-from-abuse order in the 1200 block of Hampshire Circle.

A wanted person on Mickley Road was reported.

JAN. 4

District News: Leo Club organizes winter gear drive

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by The Press in School

Whitehall High School Leo Club is sponsoring a winter essentials drive to help support the local community until Feb. 10.

They are collecting children’s new/good-condition gloves, hats and scarves.

Drop off the items in Ms. Paulas’ classroom in C109 by Feb. 10.


Gockley Elementary School’s spirit day and School Wide Positive Behavior Support program is scheduled to take place Jan. 24.

Students and staff are encouraged to wear their favorite jersey and will be participating in fun activities and games.


Armed robbery reported at Hanover Township hotel

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by The Press in Police Log


Pennsylvania State Police, Bethlehem, is investigating an armed robbery that took place Jan. 15 at Days Inn, 3400 Airport Road, Hanover Township, Lehigh County.

According to the report, troopers responded to a 4 a.m. call that a man walked into the hotel, approached the front desk, displayed a handgun and demanded money from the cash register.

Police said the desk personnel opened the cash drawer and gave the man the money inside.

The man then fled the scene, according to the report.

Another view

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by The Press in Opinion

Women never stopped being great

Are you a poor, lonely, sad, single woman having a hard time finding the right man to take care of you? Have you forgotten how to be a woman? Have no fear, the men of the manosphere are here to save you and re-educate you in how to be a “proper” woman.

Don’t miss The 22 Convention: Make Women Great Again, planned for May 1-3 in Orlando, Fla. At this convention, the roster of all-male speakers promises to “help you dramatically improve your life as a woman and total femininity.”

Fire calls

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by The Press in Local News

JAN. 6

Stations 35, 36 and 3501 were on the scene of a motor vehicle accident with injuries on MacArthur Road.

An unintentional smoke detector activation at 3768 Wentz Court brought out Stations 36, 37, 38 and 39.

JAN. 7

Station 39 assisted North Whitehall with a building fire at 3220 Mauch Chunk Road.

JAN. 8

A boiler malfunction brought Stations 35, 38 and 3501 to 3129 N. Third St.

Stations 35 assisted the police or another governmental agency at 1988 Schadt Ave.

JAN. 9

Whitehall-Coplay lunch menus

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by The Press in School

Thursday, Jan. 23: Gockley, Steckel — Grilled cheese sandwich or PB&J, green beans, cucumber with dip, chilled peaches, banana, milk choice; Zephyr — Steak sandwich or PB&J, sweet potato fries, celery sticks, banana, chilled peaches, milk choice

M.S., H.S. — Steak sandwich (M.S.: or PB&J), seasoned wedges, cucumber with dip (H.S.: broccoli with dip instead), banana, chilled peaches, milk choice (M.S.: celery sticks also); H.S. premium — Buffalo cheese crunchers, salad plate, steamed corn, chilled peaches, banana, milk choice