Whitehall-Coplay Press

Friday, January 17, 2020

College Corner

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 by The Press in

Holub, Wittreich earn dean’s list status



Students at Misericordia University have qualified for the dean’s list for the fall 2019 semester. Students with a 3.55 grade-point average or higher receive this honor.

Coplay: Madison Holub

Northampton: Shannon Wittreich

Mansfield University

A total of 367 students have been named to the Mansfield University dean’s list for the fall 2019 semester. To be named to the dean’s list, a student must attend the university full time and earn at least a 3.5 GPA.

Northampton: Savannah Packard

Walnutport: Alexis Anthony


Monday, January 6, 2020 by The Press in Columns

JAN. 6

• Registration begins for children’s programs (for ages 10 months to fifth grade) at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. The program will occur Feb. 1-April 4. Information and registration: 610-262-7537

• Bingo, 7 p.m. (doors open 5:30 p.m.), at Northampton Banquet and Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave.

JAN. 7

• Creation Station (for school-aged children), 6:30-7:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Bar bingo, 7 p.m., at Catasauqua American Legion, 330 Second St.

Lehigh Valley Health Network acquires Coordinated Health

Friday, January 3, 2020 by The Press in Business Showcase

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) has acquired the assets of Coordinated Health (CH).

Coordinated Health became part of Lehigh Valley Health Network, with formal closing completed Dec. 19.

LVHN and CH jointly announced in September the signing of a binding Letter of Intent for LVHN to acquire the assets of Coordinated Health, pending reviews by the Federal Trade Commission and the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office. Those reviews concluded in November.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, January 3, 2020 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, January 1: Closed. Happy New Year.

Thursday, January 2: Cream of mushroom soup, chicken paprikash, wide noodles, succotash, wheat bread w/ margarine, fresh blueberry fluff.

Friday, January 3: Onion Romano soup, cheeseburger on bun w/ lettuce-tomato-mayo, Amish potato salad, Mandarin oranges.

Photography exhibit for Bethlehem brewery preview

Friday, January 3, 2020 by The Press in Business Showcase

An art exhibit and behind-the-scenes tour of New Seven Sirens Brewery highlight new renovations at a former parking deck adjacent to the Flatiron Building, West Fourth Street and Broadway, on Bethlehem’s south side.

The 6 p.m. Jan. 3 event is being held as part of the SouthSide Arts District’s January “First Friday.”

Seven Sirens Brewing Company is finalizing the transformation of an underutilized parking deck into an 8,500-square-foot brewery and taproom.

Focus 2019 theater review list

Friday, January 3, 2020 by The Press in Focus

Here is a list of theater reviews published in 2019 by the Lehigh Valley Press Focus, listing play, theater, date of publication date and reviewer.

Theater reviews can be searched by title, theater and review publication date on the Focus page of Lehigh Valley Press:


Focus 2019 Lehigh Valley theater reviews

“Who’s Holiday,” Civic Theatre, Dec. 21, Carol Gorney

“Christmas Carole 1944,” Civic Theatre, Dec. 12, Carole Gorney

“She Loves Me,” Pennsylvania Playhouse, Dec. 12, Carole Gorney

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, January 3, 2020 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, January 1: Closed for New Year’s Day.

Thursday, January 2 - New Year’s Celebration: Pork chop, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, dinner roll, Greek yogurt.

Friday, January 3: Turkey sloppy joe, roasted red potatoes, vegetable barley soup, whole wheat dinner roll, chocolate chip cookie.

Monday, January 6: Caprese pork chops, garlic broccoli, brown rice, crackers, diced pears.

Tuesday, January 7: Salisbury steak, lima beans, herbed mashed potatoes, whole wheat roll, dinner roll, fresh apple slices.

Catasauqua police

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

DEC. 16

On Front Street, a written traffic warning was issued.

At Innovative Arts Academy Charter School, 330 Howertown Road, police investigated a report of criminal mischief. There was no damage; the individual was warned.

On Walnut Street, abandoned vehicles were tagged.

A hit and run took place in the 100 block of Race Street.

DEC. 17

At Chesterbrook Academy, 325 Lehigh St., a hit and run occurred. A vehicle hit a pedestrian; the driver was identified.

Whitehall-Coplay lunch menus

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 by The Press in School

Thursday, Jan. 2: Elem. — Grilled cheese or PB&J, green beans, cucumber with dip, chilled peaches, banana, milk choice; M.S., H.S. — Steak sandwich (M.S.: or PB&J), seasoned wedges, cucumber with dip (H.S.: broccoli with dip instead), banana, chilled peaches, milk choice (M.S.: celery sticks also); H.S. premium — Buffalo crunchers, salad plate, chickpeas, carrots with dip, apple wedges, banana, milk choice