Whitehall-Coplay Press

Tuesday, January 23, 2018


Wednesday, January 10, 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 Township Zoning Hearing Board meets 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.


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.


Hokendauqua: HPPA registration to start

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Hokendauqua Park & Playground Association (HPPA) will be holding boys and girls registration for the upcoming baseball and softball season at Hokendauqua Fire Company, 3022 S. Second St., on the following days: 6-8 p.m. Feb. 2 and 2-4 p.m. Feb. 10.

Online registration starts Jan. 15 at hokeypark.org and will close Feb. 10. Registration forms may be downloaded from the website.

When registering in person, bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate (for first-time players), proof of health insurance and contact information (including phone numbers and an email address).

Northampton: Fundraiser planned for Hanna Edelman

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Potts Doggie Shop, 2428 Cherryville Road, is holding a fundraiser for 13-year-old Hanna Edelman, a Northampton Area Middle School student who is battling leukemia.

The event is planned for 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Jan. 14. All proceeds from the day’s sales will be given to the family for Hanna’s medical expenses.


Northampton Area Food Bank is sponsoring a Super Bowl gift card bingo Feb. 4 at Good Shepherd Catholic School gym, 1300 Newport Ave. Snow date is Feb. 11.

Doors open noon. Bingo starts 2 p.m.

Fire calls

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in Local News

JAN. 1

Stations 35, 37, 38, 39, 40, 3501 and 3503 (deputy chief) responded to a road freight or transport vehicle fire at 5160 Main St. They received mutual aid from Neffs, Tri-Clover and Laurys Station fire departments.

An unintentional sprinkler activation brought Stations 36 and 37 to Whitehall Mall.

Stations 39 and 40 addressed a hazardous condition at 5160 Main St.

A water problem at 1530 Creekside Road brought out Stations 36, 37, 38, 3501 and 3503.

Coplay: Two more days for tree pickup

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The last days for borough tree collection will be Jan. 12 and 19.


A cash bingo will be held Jan. 14 at Commitment to Family and Community, 165 Cherry St. Doors open 1 p.m., and calling starts 2 p.m.

Food and baked goods will be available for purchase.

All proceeds will benefit Whitehall Area Hunger Initiative.

For more details and cost, call Shari Noctor at 610-266-5241.


Catasauqua police

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

DEC. 29

An individual was advised to leave the property at La Herencia El Camacho, 7 Lehigh St., when police responded to a report of disorderly conduct.

In the 200 block of Second Street, officers investigated a harassment case.

DEC. 30

The department said an investigation is continuing regarding a domestic offense against family report that occurred in the 100 block of Second Street.

A missing juvenile from the 100 block of Front Street was located.