Whitehall-Coplay Press

Friday, July 19, 2019

Whitehall police

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 1

A reported overdose brought police to the 1000 block of Mickley Road.

Police investigated a report of a domestic offense against family in the 2100 block of North First Avenue.

Officers were on the scene of a child abuse call in the 100 block of Sixth Street.

A report of identity theft in the 3700 block of Lehigh Street was investigated.

The department responded to a mental health call in the 900 block of Mickley Road.

Northampton: Historical society open July 21

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Siegfried Railroad Station, home of the Northampton Area Historical Society, will be open to visitors 1-4 p.m. July 21. The station is located on West 21st Street (Route 329).

The station is a museum housing artifacts of Northampton and the surrounding area. This year, artifacts from businesses — past and present — of the four wards of Northampton are featured.

There is no charge to visit the museum, but donations are accepted for the upkeep of the museum. New members are also welcome.

For more information, call 610-262-8198.

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Application deadline is extended

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Property tax/rent rebate

The deadline for older adults and Pennsylvania residents with disabilities to apply for rebates on rent and property taxes paid in 2018 has been extended to Dec. 31.

To date, funding has been available to allow all who qualify to benefit from the program.

Applicants who requested a paper check to be mailed should expect to receive their payment in July. As a reminder, applicants are required to submit their bank account information on the application forms in order to receive the rebates through direct deposit.

Catasauqua: More bands coming to amphitheater

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Smith Compound Band will be performing 7-10 p.m. July 19 at the amphitheater at Catasauqua Park and Playground, 501 American St.

Ain’t Dead Yet will perform 7-10 p.m. July 20 at the amphitheater.

Don’t forget your chairs, blankets and snacks!

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Have a great week!

Fullerton: St. John’s plans July 19 bingo

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 by The Press in Columns

St. John’s United Church of Christ, 575 Grape St., will be having a gift card bingo 7 p.m. July 19.

The doors will open 6 p.m.

Tickets are now available for a discounted price, and they will also be available at the door for the regular price.

Call the church office at 610-264-8421 for tickets or more information.

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St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, 618 Fullerton Ave., would like to remind its parishioners that food will be collected for the Allentown Area Ecumenical Food Bank July 21.

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Catasauqua police

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 1

Officers assisted a citizen in the 400 block of Crane Street with protection-from-abuse information.

Police investigated a complaint of loitering/prowling in the 700 block of Bethlehem Road. The persons were located.

A neighbor dispute occurred in the 100 block of Prospect Street.

Police assisted an outside agency at Lehigh Valley International Airport, 3311 Airport Road, with a report of a plane in distress. The plane landed safely.

Coplay police

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 8

Officers responded to a report of an open door at the Highlander Laundromat, 1004 Chestnut St.

A gas-powered tamper was found in the roadway on Coplay Road.

At Coplay Parkway Pool, 2 Keefer St., a bicycle was found.

A citation was issued for a speeding offense in the 100 block of Chestnut Street.

JULY 9

Internet harassment from an individual in the unit block of North Front Street was investigated.

Police responded to a fire alarm at Coplay Saengerbund, 205 S. Fifth St.