Whitehall-Coplay Press

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Fire calls

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in Local News

NOV. 19

Stations 37 and 38 responded to a carbon monoxide incident at 3016 S. Birch St.

Station 35 assisted police or another agency on Mickley Road.

NOV. 20

Station 36 was dispatched and canceled en route to 1228 MacArthur Road.

NOV. 22

A water or steam leak at 1855 Fern Court brought out Stations 35, 36, 37 and 3502 (deputy chief).

A malfunctioning alarm system at 2180 MacArthur Road was handled by Stations 36, 37 and 38.

NOV. 23

Coplay Public Library: Library will be closed Dec. 4

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The library will be closed Dec. 4 for a staff development day. No items will be due that day, and no fines will be charged.


Don’t forget about storytime and crafts with Miss Veronica. It will be 11 a.m. Nov. 29 and Dec. 6 and 13.

We would love to have your young ones participate — no library card is necessary. Children of all ages are welcome, and no preregistration is required.


The library will close 6 p.m. Dec. 10 for the staff Christmas party. No items will be due that day.


Whitehall-Coplay lunch menus

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, Nov. 29: Elem. — Steak sandwich or PB&J, sweet potato tots (Zephyr: sweet potato fries), celery sticks, banana, chilled peaches, milk choice; M.S. — Steak sandwich or PB&J, seasoned wedges, celery sticks, banana, chilled peaches, milk choice; H.S. — Steak sandwich, seasoned wedges, broccoli with dip, chilled peaches, banana, milk choice; H.S. premium — Chicken mash bowl, steamed corn, salad plate, chilled peaches, banana, milk choice


Monday, November 26, 2018 by The Press in Columns

NOV. 26

• Deadline to order nut rolls (apricot, lekvar, nut, poppy seed, red raspberry and pumpkin cheese), to be picked up 9 a.m.-noon Dec. 8 at Assumption of the Virgin Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 1301 Newport Ave., Northampton. Information, cost and orders: Marty at 610-682-4458, Helen at 610-261-4575 or Linda at 610-262-0265

• Game night, 5-7 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

‘Thomas and Friends’

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 by The Press in Focus


The Thomas the Tank Engine “Fun Room,” complete with an operating model train, opens 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Nov. 24 and continues through Dec. 29, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.

Thomas the Tank Engine and his friend Percy travel the rails. Children can color pictures of Thomas, play with a wooden Thomas train set, and enjoy other railroad crafts and activities.

Information: lehighvalleyheritagemuseum.org; 610-435-1074

Lehigh County senior menus

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Call 610- 782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, Nov. 21: Roasted turkey, bread stuffing, sweet potatoes, green beans, pumpkin pie.

Thursday, Nov. 22: Thanksgiving. Centers closed.

Friday, Nov. 23: Black Friday. Centers closed.

Monday, Nov. 26: Chicken croquette, roasted potatoes, carrots, pineapple, wheat bread.

Tuesday, Nov. 27: Low salt baked ham w/ maple mustard, whipped sweet potato, Brussels sprouts, angel food cake.

Wednesday, Nov. 28: Turkey sandwich, beef vegetable soup.

Northampton County senior menus

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Call 610- 829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit https://www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx.

Wednesday, Nov. 21: Chicken Kiev, rice pilaf, Scandinavian vegetable blend, wheat bread w/ margarine, fresh pineapple tidbits.

Thursday, Nov. 22: Closed for Thanksgiving.

Friday, Nov. 23: Closed for Thanksgiving.

Monday, Nov. 26: Chicken noodle soup, pot roast sandwich, sour cream cucumber salad, blushed pears.


Wednesday, November 21, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Brassy Christmas: The Canadian Brass performs “Christmas Time Is Here,” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown. Now in its 49th season, the Canadian Brass has performed in major concert halls, been seen by hundreds of millions of people on television, sold 2 million albums, and contributed nearly 600 new works and arrangements to the brass quintet repertoire. Canadian Brass includes Chuck Daellenbach, founder and tuba player; Caleb Hudson and Christopher Coletti, trumpets; Achilles Liarmakopoulos, trombone, and Jeff Nelsen, horn.

2018 EPC soccer all-stars

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 by The Press in Sports

2018 EPC

Girls Soccer

All-Stars 1st Team

Nazareth, Allison Hoff, Defender, 12; Easton, Leslie Echevarria, Defender 12; Whitehall, Erica Juliano, Defender 12; Stroudsburg, Emily Banashefski, Midfield, 12; PM West, Caroline Weirich, Midfield, 11; Whitehall, Kylie Saliby, Midfield, 12; Whitehall, Kate Bonshak, Forward, 11, MVP; Easton, Ashley Lucas, Forward, 12; Freedom, Haley Gschrey, Forward, 10; Beth. Cath., Brooke Bisko, Forward, 11; Nazareth, Caitlyn Lazzarini, Goalie, 12.

2nd Team

Whitehall police

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

NOV. 5

Officers were on the scene of a drug investigation in the 1000 block of North Sixth Street.

Police provided a protection-from-abuse order in the 2900 block of Zephyr Boulevard.

A child abuse report brought officers to Saylor Park Drive.

Domestic offenses against family on Dogwood Drive and Maryland Circle were investigated.

The department responded to a report of harassment in the 3100 block of South Third Street.

A theft occurred in the 1300 block of North 14th Street.