Whitehall-Coplay Press

Friday, August 23, 2019

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, August 2, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610 - 782 - 3254 for locations.

Wednesday, July 31: Oven baked chicken legs, roasted potatoes, mixed vegetables, roll, fresh melon.

Thursday, August 1: Roast pork w/ sauerkraut, carrots, mashed potatoes, roll, baked apples.

Friday, August 2: Turkey a l’Orange with new potatoes, snap peas, roll, grapes.

Monday, August 5: Franks & beans, broccoli slaw, corn chowder, crackers, Greek yogurt.

Tuesday, August 6: Lemon pepper fish, stewed tomatoes, macaroni and cheese, orange.

Jay V. Anthony Sr.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Coplay

Jay V. Anthony Sr., 57, of Coplay, died July 25, 2019. He was the husband of Brenda Anthony.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Harold and Gloria (Koehler) Anthony.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Christina and her husband John Kwiatkowski and Jayne and her husband Christopher Sorrentino; a son, Jay Jr.; six grandchildren, Madelyn, Joseph, Michael, Lindsay, Alex and Kaitlyn; a brother, Harold Jr. and his wife Tammy; and three sisters, Linda Mauer, Sandra Schuler and Judith and her husband Gary Seagreaves.

Richard P. Dorney

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Center Valley

Richard P. Dorney, 88, of Center Valley, died July 28, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital’s inpatient hospice unit, Allentown. He was the husband of Eunice M. (McKee) Dorney for 48 years.

Born in Cetronia, he was a son of the late Warren P. and Mabel (Stauffer) Dorney.

He served in the U.S. Army National Guard. In August 1950, he was ordered into active duty and was deployed to Korea. He achieved the rank of Sgt. 1st Class and was awarded the Korean Service Medal and the United Nations Service Medal for his service.

Coplay: Church picnic is set for Aug. 4

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Columns

St. Peter Roman Catholic Church will have its homecoming picnic noon-10 p.m. Aug. 4 on the church grounds, 4 S. Fifth St.

Families from nearby neighborhoods and even across the country renew bonds at the picnic, which has tradition going back decades.

The event begins with the 10:30 a.m. polka Mass celebrated by Monsignor John Martin and the Emil Schanta Band in the church choir loft.

There will be food, including pierogies, halushki, clam chowder, burgers, pizza and more.


Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.


Police are investigating a hit and run in the unit block of South Front Street.

Officers responded to a harassment by communication report in the unit block of North Sixth Street.

An unwanted person in the unit block of North Sixth Street was reported.

The department assisted Whitehall police in attempting to locate a male in the 1400 block of Main Street.


A road hazard in the area of South 12th Street and Tapler Drive was addressed.