Whitehall-Coplay Press

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Egupt column

Thursday, September 12, 2013 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

Activities planned

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church will observe Harvest Home Sunday, Sept. 22.

Members of the congregation will be bringing offerings of nonperishable foods to church that day to be donated to the Whitehall Food Pantry at St. Stephens Episcopal Church.

Also at Shepherd of the Hills this month, rehearsals for the chancel choir, handbells and youth choir will resume after the summer hiatus, as will Monday and Wednesday morning and Monday evening Bible study programs.

Children beginning third grade will be presented with Bibles at Sunday worship Sept. 29.

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Stiles column

Thursday, September 5, 2013 by MICHELE KERN Special to The Press in Columns

Support the Zephyrs tomorrow

Now that Labor Day has come and gone, we are moving full speed into autumn.

Football season is upon us, along with all fall sports. Most football enthusiasts will undoubtedly be watching high school games and tuning in via television to college and professional games.

Our own Whitehall Zephyr varsity football team will travel to Bethlehem to take on the Liberty High School Hurricanes tomorrow at 7 p.m.

Come out and support the Zephyrs and enjoy the football action!

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This Sunday is National Grandparents Day.

Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce column

Thursday, September 5, 2013 by The Press in Columns

WACC events scheduled

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

Thursday, Sept. 5 – 5-7 p.m., Lehigh Valley Easy Pages "Back to Business" mixer at the Ramada.

Wednesday, Sept. 11 – 11:45-1 p.m., membership luncheon featuring Pennsylvania Chamber President Gene Barr at Iron Lakes Country Club.

Monday, Sept. 16 – 10:30 a.m., Saladworks grand opening and ribbon cutting, 2419 MacArthur Road. A portion of the purchases that day will benefit the Whitehall Food Pantry.

Fullerton column

Thursday, September 5, 2013 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

Fullerton legion to install new officers Sept. 10

The Fullerton American Legion Auxiliary 367 will install officers for 2013-14 at 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at the post home, 609 Fullerton Ave., Whitehall.

District President Cathy Olker will serve as the installing officer.

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AARP Chapter 3115 will meet at noon on Thursday, Sept. 12, at the American Club, 300 Cherry St., Coplay.

Refreshments will be available between noon and 1 p.m.

Pete Oswald will give a talk on Road Scholar, formerly called Elderhostel, a program that provides educational travel adventures in all 50 states and 150 countries.

Hokendauqua column

Thursday, August 29, 2013 by MIKE BODNYK Special to The Press in Columns

Faith Lutheran welcomes intern

Sunday, Sept. 1, will be an exciting day at Faith Lutheran Church, Whitehall. The congregation will be welcoming its 11th intern on that day.

Vicar Joshua Johnson will be starting his one-year internship at the church. Johnson, a native of North Carolina, is a student at Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in South Carolina. He will be working with Pastor Michael Bodnyk to gain practical experience in parish ministry.

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Egypt-Cementon Column

Thursday, August 29, 2013 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

Cementon Park elects officers

The Cementon Athletic Park Association has been working hard behind the scenes.

A new board of governors has been elected. Serving as officers are President Steve Nemeth Jr., Vice President Jason Reinhard, Secretary Brianna Troxell and Treasurer Jennifer Dohanish. Additional board members are Greg Demko, Ben Kovalcik, John Dohanish, Dave Morekin and Jodi Nemeth.

Monthly meetings are open to the public. They take place the third Monday of the month at 7 p.m., in the park building. The next meeting is set for Monday, Sept. 16.

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Stiles Column

Thursday, August 22, 2013 by Michelle Kern Special to The Press in Columns

St. John's to host annual picnic Sept. 1

St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church of Stiles will hold its annual picnic Sunday, Sept. 1, from noon until 9 p.m. on the church grounds at Ruch and Chestnut streets.

A variety of food will be available, along with games of chance. Musical entertainment will be provided all day.

Stop by and bring your lawn chairs. This is a fun way to say farewell to summer with your friends from the community.

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Good luck to all students who will be heading off to college, high school, grade school, kindergarten and preschool.

Fullerton Column

Thursday, August 22, 2013 by by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

Fullerton fire hall hosting event Sept. 7

The Fullerton Fire Hall will present an evening of great music, food and auctions highlighted by the renowned guitar work of Craig Thatcher and his band 5-10:30 p.m. Sept. 7.

Proceeds will benefit brain tumor patients and their families at Lehigh Valley Health Network and fund research for the National Brain Tumor Society.

To purchase tickets, donate auction items or become a sponsor, contact Lisa Kacmar at 610-767-4263.

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Egypt Column

Thursday, August 15, 2013 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

Block party is Saturday

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

The event will include a bake sale, vendors and crafters, kids games, a dunk tank, beer garden and music by Nite Flyte and The Large Flowerheads. The fire company is also giving away four great prizes this year including an iPad, a $250 gas card, a gas grill and $150 in cash.

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

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Block party is Saturday

Thursday, August 15, 2013 by The Press in Columns

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

The event will include a bake sale, vendors and crafters, kids games, a dunk tank, beer garden and music by Nite Flyte and The Large Flowerheads. The fire company is also giving away four great prizes this year including an iPad, a $250 gas card, a gas grill and $150 in cash.

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

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