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Friday, February 21, 2020

Northampton police

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

JAN. 16

Neighbor disputes occurred in the 500 block of East 20th Street and in the 2900 block of Center Street.

A civil matter occurred in the 1400 block of Laubach Avenue.

Traffic stops were conducted at East 16th Street and Lincoln Avenue and at Main and East 21st streets.

JAN. 17

Police conducted a traffic stop at Clear Springs and Lerchenmiller drives.

Officers checked on the welfare of a female in the 1400 block of Washington Avenue.

Coplay Public Library: Get your new library card now for access to all materials

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Now is the perfect time to get a library card. Getting a card is so easy, and it’s free.

For those 18 and over, simply bring in your photo identification and proof of address and fill out a registration card. For patrons 17 and under, you must bring a parent to the library with their photo ID and proof of address. Your parent will need to fill out the registration card for you.

Books, movies and e-books will be yours for the asking. You’ll be on your way to exploring new horizons.

Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 by The Press in Local News



Whitehall-Coplay School Board meets 7 p.m. at the school district administration building, 2940 MacArthur Road.

Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners meets 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.


Coplay Borough Council meets 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 98 S. Fourth St.


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

College Corner

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 by The Press in

Dean’s honor list is announced

Moravian College

Moravian College named more than 725 students to the dean’s honor list for the fall 2019 semester. Students who carry three or more course units during the fall or spring term and attain a grade-point average for the term of 3.5 or higher are placed on the dean’s honor list.

Bath: Nathan Bendekovits, Alex Cabanela, Gabrielle Demchak, Harry Faber, Elizabeth Horn, Jacob Kanyuk, Olivia Lucas, Haris Naveed, Meredith Roe, Claire Smith, Will Stackhouse

Catasauqua: Brandon Adams, Rodney Berger, Allyson Kovach, Olivia Schlofer, Autumn Schray, Crystal Yautz

Catasauqua: Place orders for winter soup sale by Feb. 14

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 by The Press in Columns

St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 122 Union St., will be holding a winter soup sale.

The three flavors to choose from are chicken noodle, sausage and lentil, and winter garden — a creamy soup with cauliflower, broccoli and carrots.

All soups are homemade and sold by the quart.

Payments and orders are due by Feb. 14, and pickup will be 4:30-6 p.m. Feb. 21 in the parish center kitchen.

To place an order, for pricing or for other information, contact the parish office at 610-2264-0332 or kim.st.marys122@gmail.com.


Lehigh Valley Press, Times News collecting materials to benefit Newspapers in Education program

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Book fair

Lehigh Valley Press, Times News and Vigilant Fire Company, of Slatington, are hosting a used book sale to benefit the Newspapers in Education program, which supplies newspapers to classrooms throughout the region, April 30 through May 3.

We are accepting books, paperbacks, books on tape, CDs, Blu-ray and DVDs in good condition at our offices through April 9.

Please, no dictionaries, encyclopedias or magazines.

Northampton: AARP Chapter 3915 plans meeting for Feb. 12

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Northampton AARP Chapter 3915 will meet Feb. 12 at Northampton Banquet and Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave. Doors open 11 a.m.

Lorrie Milheim will entertain.

Refreshments will be served.

Anyone interested in bus trips should call Sharon at 610-262-9182.


Assumption of the Virgin Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 1301 Newport Ave., is holding a cheesecake and nut roll sale. Nut roll varieties include apricot, lekvar, nut, poppy seed, red raspberry and, new this year, coconut.