Whitehall-Coplay Press

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Fire calls

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 by The Press in Local News

MARCH 19

Stations 35, 36, 38 and 40 extricated a victim from a vehicle on MacArthur Road.

MARCH 21

A search for a person brought Stations 38 and 40 to 165 Cherry St.

Stations 35, 36, 37, 38, 39 and 40 were on the scene of a building fire at 2124 S. First Ave.

A gas leak at 4653 Main St. was addressed by Stations 35, 39 and 40.

MARCH 22

Stations 35, 39 and 40 responded to an outside rubbish fire at 5603 N. Coplay Road.

MARCH 23

A motor vehicle accident with injuries brought Stations 35 and 39 to Main Street.

MARCH 24

Northampton police

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

MARCH 6

A report of several televisions left in the back of a property in the 2000 block of Main Street was investigated.

Officers checked on the welfare of a male at Main Street and Cherryville Road and on a female in the 100 block of West 17th Street.

An unwanted male in the 2400 block of Main Street was reported.

A reportable accident at Main and East 21st streets involved two vehicles.

Police responded to a civil matter in the 600 block of Main Street.

Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 by The Press in Local News

APRIL

MONDAY 6

Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners tentatively holds a workshop meeting 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.

TUESDAY 7

Coplay Borough Council tentatively holds a workshop meeting 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 98 S. Fourth St.

WEDNESDAY 8

Whitehall Township Legal and Legislative Committee tentatively meets 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.

Hokendauqua: First Presbyterian Church moves to online services

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 by The Press in Columns

The Rev. Christine K. Kass, pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Hokendauqua, said the church held its first online service March 15 because of COVID-19.

Services are viewable through Facebook livestreaming, Zoom and YouTube.

For more information, visit hokeypres.org.

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The April 5 Whitehall-Coplay Hunger Initiative community meal at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church has been canceled for health and safety reasons.

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Coplay: Borough hall offices only open to staff

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Coplay’s municipal building remains shut down for public access; however, borough officials report the town hall office operations remain open to the staff.

The public can contact the borough via email or telephone.

Police operations continue on an around-the-clock basis.

The borough hall lockdown includes the athletic club, weightlifting and fitness on the second floor, the twice-weekly aerobic classes and use of the basketball court.

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Catasauqua police

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

MARCH 16

In the 200 block of Lehigh Street, police attempted to stop a vehicle.

On Railroad Street, individuals were calmed down when officers investigated a disturbance.

A dispute with a roommate in the 700 block of Fourth Street took place.

MARCH 17

An intoxicated male was transported home from Union Street.

A vehicle was tagged in the 100 block of block of Walnut Street.

Police sought vehicle repossession information in the 200 block of Main Street.

Catasauqua: Support your local restaurants

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 by The Press in Columns

By now, I’m sure everyone is going a little stir-crazy — and, by that, I also mean everyone has likely been doing a lot of cooking.

Why not give yourself a break and support some of our local restaurants that are still open for takeout and delivery?

Some restaurants open for takeout or delivery are Blockers Coffeehouse, Front Street, 610-443-0707; Pie’s On Pizzeria, Front and Pine streets, 610-264-7000; Catty Corner Neighborhood Pub & Pie, Mulberry Street, 610-443-2284; and New China, Second Street, 610-266-8000.