Whitehall-Coplay Press

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Robert T. Erkinger

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Coplay American Legion member

Robert “Erk” T. Erkinger, 72, of North Catasauqua, died Feb. 4, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. He was the husband of Constance “Connie” J. (Snyder) Erkinger for 50 years.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Angela P. Erkinger.

He was a 1964 graduate of Whitehall High School.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

He was a roofer for 30 years with the Roofers Union, Local 30, until he retired. He then worked part-time in maintenance at Precision Medical.

Fullerton: Register now for exercise classes

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in Columns

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, 618 Fullerton Ave., is offering exercises classes in the parish hall. Registration deadline is Feb. 22.

There is a cost.

Karen Hoff will be holding 10 weeks of aerobics classes. Classes will run 6-6:45 p.m. Tuesdays from Feb. 26 to April 30. Note: There will be no class March 19; the class will meet March 21 instead.

The class includes 45 minutes of aerobic exercise followed by 15 minutes of additional toning and floor work exercises for all who wish to say. All that is needed is a towel or mat for the floor exercises.

Whitehall Township Public Library: New LCLC library cards are available at Whitehall library

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Get your Lehigh-Carbon Library Cooperative library card today.

The library has switched over to the SPARK system, and the new library cards are now available. These cards can be used at any of the LCLC libraries: Whitehall Township Public Library, Coplay Public Library, Public Library of Catasauqua, Emmaus Public Library, Parkland Community Library, Slatington Library, Lower Macungie Public Library, Southern Lehigh Public Library, Dimmick Memorial Public Library, Lehighton Area Memorial Library and Palmerton Area Library.

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RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in Local News

FEBRUARY

THURSDAY 14

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

TUESDAY 19

Whitehall Township Zoning Hearing Board meets 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.

WEDNESDAY 20

Whitehall Township Planning Commission holds a workshop meeting 6:30 p.m., followed by the regular meeting 7:30 p.m., in the public meeting room at the municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.

THURSDAY 21

Whitehall police

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

JAN. 28

A sex offense in the 3700 block of Lehigh Street brought police to the scene.

The department investigated an attempted burglary in the unit block of Packer Avenue.

Police were on the scene of a domestic offense against family in the 4500 block of Troxell Drive.

Suspicious activity on Lehigh Street and Gallagher Road was reported.

Officers responded to a disturbance in the 1600 block of Harding Circle.

A retail theft occurred at MacArthur Commons.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JAN. 28

A ticket was issued in the 700 block of Second Street.

At Sheckler Elementary School, 201 N. 14th St., a juvenile complaint was handled by the school resource officer.

A 13-year-old male, of Allentown, was cited for physical harassment and contact at Catasauqua Middle School, 850 Pine St.

In the 800 block of Race Street, a vehicle was towed and the operator transported when police responded to a report of a disabled vehicle.

Happenings

Monday, February 11, 2019 by The Press in Columns

FEB. 11

• Registration is open for preschool storytime (for ages 37 months to 6 years old), to be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays from March 5 to April 30 and 1 p.m. Wednesdays from March 6 to April 10 at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. There will not be any storytimes during National Library Week, which is April 8-13. Information and registration: 610-432-4339