Whitehall-Coplay Press

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Coplay police

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

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 1

A suspicious person in the unit block of North Sixth Street was reported.

Officers investigated a potential fraud in the unit block of South Third Street.

Police assisted a citizen regarding a protection-from-abuse order in the unit block of South Front Street.

OCT. 2

A possible stolen vehicle in the unit block of Magna Drive was investigated.

Police responded to a motor vehicle accident at North Ruch Street and Catherine Drive.

Rap of the Gavel

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



Whitehall Township Environmental Advisory Council meets 7 p.m. at the 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.


District News: Food drive planned

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in School

Whitehall High School’s Leo Club is currently hosting its annual schoolwide food drive in October. Please donate nonperishable food items to Ms. Paulas’ room, C109, or the main office.


Progress reports are now available for the first marking period, which ends Oct. 31. Parents may access their child’s progress grades through the parent portal. If you are having trouble logging in, contact your child’s school; if you have questions or concerns, contact your child’s teacher.


Monday, October 8, 2018 by The Press in Columns

OCT. 8

• Woman’s Club of Whitehall meeting, 7 p.m., at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road, Hokendauqua. Bring an apron for a painting project and kid-friendly soups for Snack Pack Pals.

OCT. 9

• Walk This Way to Better Health community walking program (introduced by East Allen Township Parks and Recreation Department), 10-11 a.m., at Bicentennial Park West, 5351 Park West Lane. The program will continue Tuesdays and Thursdays. To participate: Chuck Frantz at 610-262-7961, ext. 306

Pennsylvania Sinfonia launches 2018-19 season at Christ Lutheran

Friday, October 5, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra, the local chamber orchestra founded in 1982 by its Music Conductor Allan Birney, begin its 2018-2019 season with a program of “Pomp and Passion,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6, Christ Lutheran Church, Allentown.

With an orchestra that is deliberately small in size to play classical chamber music, the sound is agile and intimate. Listeners can easily distinguish the different instruments in the musical mix. Birney programs works that showcase the capabilities of the chamber orchestra.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, October 5, 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, Oct. 3: Cranberry juice, marinated turkey cutlet, au gratin potatoes, roasted butternut squash, wheat bread w/ margarine, dark red sweet cherries.

Thursday, Oct. 4 - Octoberfest menu: Grilled bratwurst, potato pancake, Bavarian cole slaw, rye bread with margarine, apple turnover.

Friday, Oct. 5: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, Romaine salad w/ Ranch dressing, wheat bread with margarine, fresh watermelon.


Friday, October 5, 2018 by The Press in Focus

“Early Elton”: The “Stage on Stage” series continues at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5 with “Early Elton: A Tribute to the Trio Tours of ’70-’72,” State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton. The main stage is transformed into a “club” atmosphere, with band and audience on stage. A cash bar is available on stage. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. “Early Elton” is a tribute to the Elton John, Dee Murray and Nigel Olsson trio tours.

Parker Quartet

Friday, October 5, 2018 by The Press in Focus

chamber music:

The Chamber Music Society of Bethlehem begins its 2018-19 season with the Parker Quartet, 3 p.m. Oct. 7, Foy Hall, Moravian College, Church and Main streets, Bethlehem.

The program is: Debussy, Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10; Paul Wiancko, “Strange Beloved Land,” 2013, and Beethoven, “Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 74, “The Harp.”

The Grammy Award-winning string quartet has been in residence at Harvard University, performs in the United States and Europe, and has made numerous recordings.