Whitehall-Coplay Press

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Fullerton column

Thursday, August 8, 2013 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

St. E's registering preschoolers

St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, Fullerton Avenue and Pershing Boulevard, Whitehall, is now accepting registrations for its preschool program for the new school year.

Classes for 3-year olds will be held 9-11:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday and the 4-year-old classes will meet 9-11:30 a.m. or 12:30-3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

For more information, call 610-266-0450.


Stiles column

Thursday, August 8, 2013 by MICHELE KERN Special to The Press in Columns

St. John to host picnic Sept. 1

Now is a good time to mark your calendar for the St. John the Baptist Church picnic scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 1.

The picnic will be held on the church grounds, located at Ruch and Chestnut Streets. Plan to attend and see friends and neighbors.

More details to come.


If you are thinking of something to do Sunday evening, considering driving into Bethlehem to catch the Musikfest fireworks. The display is always breathtaking.

Also, since Musikfest continues all weekend, stop by and enjoy some wonderful entertainment and delicious food fare.


Hokendauqua Column

Thursday, August 1, 2013 by MICHAEL BODNYK Special to The Press in Columns

Faith Lutheran Bible school is this week

Vacation Bible school is being held this week at Faith Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road, with the theme of "Where God's World Comes Together."

There will be a closing program during the 9 a.m. worship service on Sunday, Aug. 4.

Everyone is invited to attend and listen to the children.


There will be a special musical presentation also at Faith Lutheran Church Sunday, Aug. 18, as Michael Bodnyk offers a "Sermon in Song" during the 9 a.m. worship service.

Chamber of Commerce Column

Thursday, August 1, 2013 by The Press in Columns

WACC events scheduled for August

The Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce scheduled the following events for August and early September:

Thursday, Aug. 8:

11:45 a.m., membership luncheon at Fellowship Community (speaker to be announced).

Wednesday, Aug. 14:

7:30 a.m., board of directors meeting.

Thursday, Aug. 15:

5-7 p.m., ribbon cutting at Wild Cherry Market/ Betty's Deli, 17 Main St., Whitehall.

Tuesday, Aug. 20:

Noon, WOW luncheon at Ramada (speaker to be announced).

Thursday, Aug. 29:

1:30 p.m., Welcome to Whitehall bags to be assembled at chamber office.

Egypt-Cementon Column

Thursday, August 1, 2013 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

Vendors needed for block party

The Laurel Fire Company will host its sixth annual block party 2-10 p.m. Aug. 17.

Spots are open for crafters and vendors. Setup begins at 10:30 a.m. Vendors are asked to bring their own tables. No electricity is provided. A tent or canopy is suggested.

This year, the fire company will put together a brochure complete with a vendor map and advertisements. Coupons, business cards, or other material can also be placed in the brochure.

For more information on this event, call Jake at 610-657-7986 or email laurelfireco@yahoo.com for the cost and other information.

Stiles Column

Thursday, July 25, 2013 by Michelle Kern Special to The Press in Columns

St. Peter's to host picnic Aug. 4

On Sunday, Aug. 4, St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church in Coplay will hold its annual picnic and homecoming noon-10 p.m. on the church grounds at Fifth and Coplay streets.

Plan to attend and interact with neighbors, friends and family from the community. You are certain to enjoy the wonderful musical entertainment provided and the delicious food fare.

Games of chance and fun for the kids will also be on hand.

This is always a fun celebration. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the festivities!


Egypt column

Thursday, July 18, 2013 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

Outdoor worship service at Egypt park is planned

The congregation of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church will hold its 10:15 a.m. worship service at the Egypt Memorial Park Sunday, July 28.

This special service, followed by a congregational picnic at noon, is an annual event. Attendees are asked to bring lawn chairs and a covered dish to share, along with plates, utensils and cold drinks. The church will provide hot dogs and coffee.

There will be no 8 a.m. worship service on that day.


Fullerton column

Thursday, July 11, 2013 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

St. John's to celebrate renovations

St. John's United Church of Christ, 575 Grape St., will be holding a renovation celebration 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, July 14.

The day includes a worship service at 9:30 a.m. followed by music, tours, dance and karate demonstrations and children's crafts and games.

Free hot dogs and popcorn will be available. All are welcome. Donations will benefit the Whitehall Food Bank.

For questions, call Tracey Glass at 610-905-8426.


Stiles column

Thursday, July 11, 2013 by MICHELE KERN Special to The Press in Columns

Stay hydrated during summer

In the midst of the heat waves we have been experiencing this summer, keep an eye on your elderly relatives, friends and neighbors.

Make sure they are drinking enough water and they have a cool place to stay.

Also, make sure your pets have ample water and have a cool place to stay indoors.


Do not forget to use the township's wonderful public pools to keep cool.

We are so lucky to have the Jefferson Street, Cementon and Parkview pools to enjoy during the summer months.


Egypt column

Thursday, July 4, 2013 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

'Kingdom Rock' coming to Egypt

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church will host a "Kingdom Rock" Vacation Bible School Monday, July 8 through Friday, July 12. The children's program will be held 6-8:30 p.m.

For information, email sothvacationbibleschool @hotmail.com or call Lisa at 610-262-4053.

Register at www. groupvbspro.com/vbs/ ez/soth.


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