Whitehall-Coplay Press

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

District News: Students off for Thanksgiving break

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by The Press in School

Thanksgiving break will be Nov. 22-26. Have a happy and safe holiday with family and friends!

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Zephyr Elementary School will have its PTO “lil shopper’s shop” Dec. 3-7. Students will bring home fliers with more details.

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Whitehall-Coplay Middle School’s Student Council members are currently working on the annual Holiday Hope Chest program — the collection of new, unopened and unwrapped small gifts for boys or girls in specific age groups.

College Corner

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by The Press in

Miller serves on Student Government

Lebanon Valley College

Elliot Miller, of Whitehall, was elected by the Lebanon Valley College student body to serve on Student Government during the 2018-19 academic year as representative for the class of 2020. Miller, a graduate of Whitehall High School, is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in business administration.

Catasauqua police

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

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

NOV. 5

In the 100 block of Race Street, a vehicle reportedly hit signs and a fence and continued to drive, police said.

At Catasauqua Middle School, 850 Pine St., a dog bite occurred.

A backpack with an iPad inside was stolen at Catasauqua Park & Playground, 501 American St.

A civil matter between a landlord and tenant occurred in the 100 block of Bridge Street.

On West Race Street, two vehicles were involved in a motor vehicle accident.

Coplay police

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

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

NOV. 5

Police checked on the welfare of a juvenile in the unit block of North Front Street.

NOV. 7

Officers investigated a disturbance in the unit block of North Second Street.

A written warning was issued for an expired registration during a traffic stop at North Second and Chestnut streets.

The department performed a welfare check in the 100 block of South Fifth Street.

NOV. 8

Police investigated a theft in the unit block of North Third Street.

Whitehall-Coplay lunch menus

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, Nov. 22 through Monday, Nov. 26: Thanksgiving holiday. Schools are closed.

Tuesday, Nov. 27: Elem. — Hamburger/cheeseburger or PB&J, baked beans, applesauce, banana, milk choice; M.S. — Cheeseburger/hamburger or PB&J, baked beans, celery sticks, applesauce, banana, milk choice; H.S. — Hamburger/cheeseburger, baked beans, three-bean salad, banana, applesauce, milk choice; H.S. premium — Chicken barbecue sandwich, broccoli with dip, salad plate, apple wedges, orange, milk choice

Another View

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

Remembering our blessings in these uncertain times

Thank goodness. It is finally Thanksgiving, and Christmas is right around the corner. That means it is publicly acceptable for me to watch the holiday movie “Miracle on 34th Street.” (I may or may not have started to watch this film before Halloween. Don’t ask my husband.)

Ron Flahart

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Catasauqua

Ron Flahart, 74, of Catasauqua, died Nov. 15, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg. He was the husband of Carol A. (Hartranft) Flahart for 44 years.

Born in Spartanburg, S.C., he was a son of the late Martin and Thelma (Allsop) Flahart.

He was a graduate of William Allen High School. He was a graduate of Valley Forge Military Academy and Moravian College.