Whitehall-Coplay Press

Monday, October 23, 2017

LCCC Early Learning Center lauded

Friday, October 13, 2017 by The Press in Focus

The Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) Early Learning Center has been awarded the highest four-star rating through the Keystone STARS initiative through the Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning.

The performance standards are grouped into four levels and address staff qualifications and professional development, the early learning program, partnerships with family and community, and leadership and management. Each level utilizes research-based best practices to promote quality early learning environments and positive child outcomes.

8 DAYS A WEEK: Your look ahead at Valley Arts

Friday, October 13, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Eder in concert:Linda Eder’s repertoire spans Broadway, standards, pop, country and jazz. The award-winning actress returns to the State Theatre of the Arts stage at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14. As the tragic character, “Lucy,” in the Broadway musical, “Jekyll & Hyde,” Eder belted out the signature songs, “Someone Like You” and “A New Life.” Eder launched her recording career in 1991 with her self-titled debut album.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, October 13, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-559-3245 for locations.

Wednesday, Oct. 11: Orange juice, roast turkey and Swiss on bun w/ lettuce-tomato and mayo, carrot raisin salad, Rice Krispie treat.

Thursday, Oct. 12: Cranberry juice, chicken cheese steak on a roll, potato chips, Italian marinated vegetable salad, chilled peaches.

Friday, Oct. 13: Roast pork with gravy, mashed potatoes, roasted Fuji apples, wheat bread w/ margarine, iced carrot cake.

Monday, Oct. 16: Apricot nectar, Salisbury steak w/ gravy, scalloped potatoes, red beets, wheat bread w/ margarine, tropical fruit.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 18

Police were called to investigate a report of criminal mischief in the 600 block of Poplar Street.

The theft of a camera occurred in the 300 block of Mulberry Street.

On Railroad Street, a reckless driver was issued a citation.

A missing juvenile was located in the 600 block of Walnut Street.

Officers responded to a report of suspicious activity in the 700 block of Walnut Street.

Northampton police

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 2

A reportable accident involving one vehicle occurred at Washington Avenue and Lilac Court.

OCT. 3

The department received a report of credit card fraud in the 600 block of East 20th Street.

A reportable accident involving three vehicles occurred in the 300 block of Howertown Road.

OCT. 4

Police responded to a report of a domestic dispute in the 1300 block of Newport Avenue.

Myrtle J. Fried

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

WCSD cafeteria worker

Myrtle “Mert” J. Fried, 92, formerly of Fullerton, died Oct. 2, 2017, at her residence at Fellowship Manor, Whitehall. She was the wife of the late Franklin “Pat” D. Fried for 60 years.

Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late William C. and Lillie L. (Yoder) Kline.

She worked in the customer service department for Sears for many years before retiring. She worked in the cafeteria for the Whitehall-Coplay School District.

She was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua.

Catasauqua: Catasauqua Club plans Oct. 15 breakfast

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by The Press in Columns

The Catasauqua Club, 226 Pine St., will be holding its breakfast 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 15.

The menu includes eggs, bacon, ham, sausage, crepes, French toast, potatoes, soup, fruit cup and drinks. Eggs Benedict and omelets made to order are also on the menu.

Reservations are suggested. Call the club at 610-264-1771.


The George Taylor House Committee will hold its next meeting 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at the GTH pavilion, Lehigh and Poplar streets.


The Suburban North YMCA is sponsoring Debbie’s Dash, the Debbie Linton Memorial 5K Oct. 21.