The Laurel Fire Company is sponsoring an Operation Santa Claus Saturday, Dec. 21.
Cementon and North Coplay parents wishing to have Santa deliver a gift to their child that day should drop off the wrapped gifts at the fire company 4-11 p.m. tonight, Thursday, Dec. 19, or 4 p.m.-midnight tomorrow, Friday, Dec. 20.
The gift should be labeled with the child's name and address.
Santa will be riding on a fire truck to deliver gifts to children Dec. 21. He will make an appearance at the fire company's members-only kids' Christmas party beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Due to the snowstorm last weekend, the Hokendauqua Park & Playground Association (HPPA) had to postpone Operation Santa Claus.
Santa will now attempt his annual visit Sunday, Dec. 22, beginning at noon. The Hokendauqua Fire Company will escort Santa, so if you hear the sirens, feel free to come outside to greet him.
Let's hope we have great weather this weekend so Santa can make his rounds.
The HPPA would like to extend warm holiday greetings to everyone.
As Christmas approaches, the number of homes decorating for the holiday increases.
Our community is quite festive and bright with everyone anticipating the holiday season. Enjoy a stroll or drive through the Stiles' neighborhoods and you will surely get into the holiday spirit.
We have about 12 days left to prepare for the big holiday.
Shoppers are frantically heading to the malls and other popular stores and restaurants for gifts and gift cards. Remember to drive carefully and be aware of traffic.
St. John's United Church of Christ, 575 Grape St., will hold two services Christmas Eve.
The first service is scheduled for 6 p.m. and will focus on the family. It will include special music along with solos and more by the children and youth.
The 9 p.m. service will focus on sacred worship and holy communion. The holy sacraments will be offered. Special music will include the hand bell choir, jubilation choir, chancel choir and soloists.
For more information, call the church office at 610-264-8421.
The Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce scheduled the following events for December:
Tuesday, Dec. 10 – 5-7 p.m. Peaceable Kingdom "Furever Home" celebration, 1049 MacArthur Road.
Thursday, Dec. 12 – noon-1 p.m., Membership Christmas holiday luncheon at Fellowship Community. RSVP required.
Monday, Dec. 16 – 9:30-10:30 a.m., Buffalo Wild Wings grand opening, Grape Street.
Wednesday, Dec. 18 – 3:30-5:30 p.m., business forum, "Turning Leads Into Profits" panel discussion at the chamber office.
The Laurel Fire Company is sponsoring an Operation Santa Claus Dec. 21.
Cementon and North Coplay parents wishing to have Santa deliver a gift to their child that day should drop off the wrapped gifts at the fire company 4-11 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, or 4 p.m.-midnight Friday, Dec. 20. The gift should be labeled with the child's name and address.
Santa will be riding on a fire truck to deliver gifts to children Dec. 21 and he will make an appearance at the fire company's members-only Kids' Christmas Party beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Faith Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road, recently celebrated the Holy Baptism of William Russell Geren, infant son of Brian and Katherine Geren.
William Russell was baptized by his grandfather, the Rev. James O'Connor, who is a retired U.S. Navy chaplain.
The Hokendauqua Park & Playground Association (HPPA) will again sponsor Operation Santa Claus this holiday season.
Santa will begin his annual visit Sunday, Dec. 15, at noon. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be rescheduled for Sunday, Dec. 22.
With the aid of local firefighters, Santa Claus will be stopping in Fullerton and West Catasauqua Sunday, Dec. 22, at 2 p.m.
Firefighters from Fullerton and West Catasauqua will deliver your wrapped gifts to that special person on your Christmas list.
If you live in the Fullerton area and would like to have a gift delivered, drop it off at the fire station, Second and Grape streets, 6-9 p.m. Dec. 3, 6, 11, 17 or 20 or 9 a.m.-noon Dec. 14.
For more information, call Bruce Bray at 484-239-1051.
Although it may feel like summer just ended, today we celebrate Thanksgiving.
Enjoy time spent with family and friends.
Take time to relax and enjoy your dinner and watch some great football action. Maybe you can catch a holiday movie on television, too?
However you spend Thanksgiving, have a great day.
Black Friday is tomorrow Friday, Nov. 29.
For those eager shoppers who will head out Friday morning, or even Thursday evening, be sure to make a plan and have a list ready.
The Cementon Youth Basketball team is hosting a Breakfast with Santa 8-11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at the Cementon playground building to help kick off interest in the new basketball program.
Santa will arrive at 9 a.m. Children can make a holiday ornament, write a letter to St. Nick and give it to him personally. Included in the ticket price is a 4x6 print of a photo of each child with Santa.