Whitehall-Coplay Press

Saturday, July 11, 2020

Coplay police

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

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 3

A report of a domestic dispute in the unit block of South Front Street brought police to the scene.

Officers performed a welfare check in the 100 block of Coplay Street.

A beagle was reported missing from North Coplay Road.

A suspicious vehicle in the 1100 block of Oak Street was reported.

JUNE 4

Police assisted citizens on North Seventh and South Ninth streets.

JUNE 5

A neighbor dispute in the 1100 block of Bernice Drive brought police to the scene.

Fullerton: Church plans drive-thru meal

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 by The Press in Columns

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church parish is planning to hold a drive-thru chicken dinner 4-6 p.m. July 29.

The meal includes half of a chicken, corn on the cob, baked potato, coleslaw, roll with butter and dessert. This meal is fully prepared by Fairview House Catering.

Only 250 meals will be sold, so you must order promptly. All orders are due by July 22.

If you would like an order form, pricing or any other information, email dirreled@sercc.org or call 610-349-7791. You can also check the parish website at sercc.org.

FIRE CALLS

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

JUNE 15

Stations 38 and 39 were on the scene of a building fire at 121 Circle Drive.

A motor vehicle accident with injuries on Route 22 brought out Stations 35, 36 and 40.

JUNE 16

Stations 37 and 38 responded to a building fire at 1565 Olympic Circle East.

JUNE 17

A swift water rescue brought Stations 36 and 40 to the area of 21st and Canal streets.

JUNE 19

Stations 35, 39 and 40 responded to a motor vehicle accident with injuries at 4770 S. Church St.

Happenings

Monday, June 29, 2020 by The Press in Columns

JUNE 29

• Deadline to register for drive-thru Vacation Bible School, to be held July 6-10, with time slots starting 9 a.m. and every 15 minutes, at Hope Lutheran Church, 4131 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville. Information and to register: vbs.hopecherryville.org

• Northampton Area Public Library’s Bewitch a Book Cover event (for teens), 3-4 p.m., on YouTube and Facebook. Information and registration for supplies (required): northamptonapl.org

JUNE 30

Races to take place at Pocono this weekend

Thursday, June 25, 2020 by The Press in Sports

After NASCAR’s recent schedule announcement, Pocono Raceway’s 2020 Doubleheader Weekend will feature five races in three days from Friday, June 26 through Sunday, June 28.

These events, as previously announced and in accordance with Pennsylvania state officials’ guidance, will take place without fans in attendance.

Pocono Raceway has also partnered with Pocono Organics, a regenerative organic farm located on track property, for Saturday’s Race for Family Farms program.

LV-Pocono HOF sets banquet date of Nov. 1

Thursday, June 25, 2020 by The Press in Sports

The Lehigh Valley-Pocono Sports Hall of Fame’s annual induction dinner, postponed May 9 because of the coronavirus, has been rescheduled for 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1, at the Northampton Memorial Banquet and Event Center in Northampton.

The Hall of Fame’s Class of 2020 is headed by retired North Carolina State football coach Chuck Amato (Easton, 1964) and 14-year Major League Baseball pitcher Gary Lavelle (Liberty, 1967).

Coplay: Community Days fate to be decided

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 by The Press in Columns

A decision on whether to hold Coplay Community Days in late August should be made in the next week or two, organizers said.

The three-day festival has been a fixture in the borough for more than three decades.

“It is up in the air,” co-chairman John Schreiner said.

The committee will convene in a special session over the next several days and make its ruling on whether to cancel the festival on account of the coronavirus.

Northampton: Nursery school registration is open

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Holy Trinity Nursery School, 1235 Main St., is accepting registrations for the 2020-21 school year.

The 2-year-old playgroup class will meet 9:30-11 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Class size is limited to 12 children. Children do not need to be toilet trained for this class.

The 3-year-old class meets 9-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Class size is limited to 16 children. Children need to be toilet trained for this class.

Whitehall police

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

MAY 24

A domestic offense against family in the 500 block of Orchard Drive brought police to the scene.

The department responded to a mental health call in the 2600 block of MacArthur Road.

Suspicious activity on Route 22 and Mickley Road was reported.

Police investigated a report of trespassing in the 4500 block of North Church Street.

Officers responded to a report of littering in the 3600 block of Lehigh Street.