Whitehall-Coplay Press

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Another View

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

To celebrate Earth Day, what will you do to impact our world?

If you’re like me, you’re enjoying the warmer weather that comes with spring and anticipating the really warm days of summer. One thing I don’t enjoy is the buzzing I hear swarming around me when I’m outside at an event or playing with my son in the backyard. Although I have a fear of bees — I’ll save the traumatic childhood experience for another time — I know how important they are to plants, our environment and even the economy.

Recital set for May 4

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Allentown Music Club

Allentown Music Club will celebrate “Music, A Magic Key,” the National Federation of Music Clubs’ national music week, May 5-12.

A free public spring recital, titled “Musical Joy of Spring,” will be held 2 p.m. May 4 at Zentz Community Center, 3020 Fellowship Drive, Whitehall.

There will be a presentation of the past presidents assembly scholarship winner and of the Summer Music Camp Award recipient.

The young musicians of the club will close their season with a program 10 a.m. May 11 at Cedarbrook Nursing Home, Allentown.

Northampton police

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

APRIL 1

A warrant service for a wanted female was served in the 1000 block of Main Street. The female was transported to Northampton Borough Police Department and released to Lehigh County parole officers.

Officer Buchanan and K-9 Vito assisted Whitehall Township Police Department in the search of a male in the 2200 block of MacArthur Road, Whitehall.

APRIL 2

A domestic dispute occurred in the 1600 block of Railroad Street.

Cementon/Egypt: Church schedules chalk talk April 27

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Columns

A chalk talk by Elva Hurst is planned for 7 p.m. April 27 at Egypt Community Church, 4129 S. Church St.

Visit her website at elvaschalkart.com for information on the artist, her studio and the old art of chalk talk.

The presentation will be open to the public.

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Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church’s youth group will be hosting a penny party 1 p.m. April 28 at the church, 4331 Main St., Egypt. Doors open noon.

Food and nonalcoholic drinks will be available for purchase.

Whitehall-Coplay lunch menus

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in School

Thursday, April 18: Elem. — Popcorn chicken with dinner roll or PB&J, steamed corn, banana, chilled peaches, milk choice; M.S. — Cheese-filled breadsticks with marinara sauce or PB&J, steamed corn, celery sticks, banana, chilled peaches, milk choice; H.S. — Cheese-filled breadsticks with marinara sauce, mixed vegetables, tossed salad, chilled peaches, banana, milk choice; H.S. premium — Chicken fajita, salad plate, steamed corn, banana, chilled peaches, milk choice

Friday, April 19: Schools are closed. No meals served.

Monday, April 22: Schools are closed. No meals served.

Coplay police

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

MARCH 25

Police responded to a report of ATVs driving on the street in the unit block of North Front Street.

Officers investigated a suspicious vehicle in the area of the Coplay Parkway.

The department investigated a report of an unlocked door in the 500 block of Chestnut Street.

A welfare check was performed in the 200 block of Coplay Street.

MARCH 26

Police investigated a disturbance in the 100 block of South Fourth Street.

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Local News

APRIL

THURSDAY 18

Coplay Whitehall Sewer Authority meets 7:30 p.m. in the public meeting room of the Coplay Whitehall Sewer Authority, 3213 MacArthur Road.

TUESDAY 23

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

WEDNESDAY 24

Lehigh County Board of Commissioners meets 7:30 p.m. in the public hearing room of the Lehigh County Government Center, 17 S. Seventh St., Allentown.

Coplay: No yard waste pickup April 19 in Coplay Borough

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Any yard waste materials must be in containers or bundled for the Friday collections.

There is no yard waste pickup April 19.

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Coplay Recreation & Welfare Association’s Easter egg hunt is set for 1 p.m. April 20 at St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, 4 S. Fifth St.

The various age groups — 1-2, 3-4, 5-6 and 7-8 — will line up on the southwest area of the lawn.

Along with prize eggs for the various age brackets, there will be additional goodies to ensure each child is part of the experience.

Northampton: St. Paul’s UCC hosts Good Friday storytelling event

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The stories of Jesus were told orally for years before they were written down in the Gospels. The Rev. Todd Fennell will tell the stories of Jesus’ last week from Mark’s Gospel 7:30 p.m. Good Friday, April 19, at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 19th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

A freewill offering will be received.

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