Whitehall-Coplay Press

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, August 10, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Call 610- 829-4540 for locations or visit https://www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx.

Wednesday, August 8: Cranberry juice, marinated turkey cutlet, au gratin potatoes,country vegetable blend, wheat bread w/margarine, fresh seedless grapes.

Thursday, August 9: Roast pork w/gravy, mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, rye bread with butter, apple turnover.

Friday, August 10: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, tossed greens with ranch dressing,wheat bread with margarine, fresh plum.

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, August 10, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, August 8: Marinated chicken, Caesar salad, diced pears, oatmeal cookie.

Thursday, August 9: Creamy Swedish meatballs, wheat pasta, green beans, tropical fruit.

Friday, August 10: Peach glazed pork chops, mashed yams, cauliflower, fresh fruit.

Monday, August 13: Alaskan white fish, brown rice, roasted beets, Mandarin oranges.

Tuesday, August 14: BBQ chicken breast, wheat pasta, roasted carrots, tropical fruit.

Wednesday, August 15: Stuffed peppers, wax beans, seasonal fruit.

Steel knock off Richmond

Friday, August 10, 2018 by The Press in Sports

Led by second-half goals from Santi Moar, Omar Holness and Michee Ngalina, Bethlehem Steel FC completed a three-game sweep of the Richmond Kickers with a 3-0 shutout on the road.

After a scoreless but eventful first half, Steel FC picked up its scoring form established last weekend with three goals in 31 minutes to claim the club’s third road victory and third clean sheet of the season.

Cementon/Egypt: Historical society hosts event

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Local historian Karen Gensey will be leading an informative walk through Egypt beginning 10 a.m. Aug. 25.

The Whitehall Historical Preservation Society is hosting the event.

Gensey will share her knowledge about the history of this Whitehall village, walking to key areas with participants.

If interested, call 610-776-7280 for information on where to meet.

The walk is free to society members. There is a small fee for nonmembers.

Fire calls

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Local News


Station 35 assisted police or another governmental agency on Mechanicsville Road.


A carbon monoxide incident at 179 Shiloh Court brought out Stations 38 and 39.

Station 36 handled a cooking fire, confined to a container, at 327 Fullerton Ave.

AUG. 2

A false alarm at 1715 Plaza Lane was addressed by Station 36.

Stations 36, 37, 39 and 3501 responded to a false alarm at 215 Quarry St.

A system malfunction at Whitehall Mall called out Stations 36, 37 and 38.

Rap of the Gavel

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Local News



Whitehall Township Environmental Advisory Council meets 7 p.m. in the township municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.


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.


Northampton: Flea market, bake sale is set

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1235 Main St., will hold a flea market and bake sale 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 18.

Food will be available for purchase.

Proceeds benefit the church’s building fund.


Reminder: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, Main Street and Laubach Avenue, has planned the following activities throughout the month.

Aug. 10, 9 p.m., karaoke with DJ PK

Aug. 17, 7:30 p.m., polka and button box

Aug. 24, 10 p.m., karaoke with Crazy K

Aug. 25, 8 p.m., music mix and dance party with DJ Flip Side

Kay L. Fritz

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

server at former Miller’s Diner

Kay L. Fritz, 61, of Walnutport, died Aug. 4, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown campus. She was the wife of the late Gary D. Fritz.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Roland Rinker and Althea (Fogelman) Rinker of Coplay.

She was a server at the former Miller’s Diner, Northampton, for five years.

She was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Northampton.

College corner

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in

Degrees are announced

Kutztown University

Kutztown University has conferred degrees on more than 1,225 students during the winter and spring semesters. Commencement exercises are held in May and December; however, students finish the requirements for graduation throughout the entire year.

The cumulative GPA necessary for honor distinction is with honor (cum laude) 3.4, with high honor (magna cum laude) 3.6 and with highest honor (summa cum laude) 3.8.

The following students have been awarded degrees.