Whitehall-Coplay Press

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Car show at library set for this Saturday

Thursday, May 28, 2015 by The Press in Columns

As we continue with the Whitehall Township Library's 50th celebration, we will have a 1960s car show this Saturday in the parking lot in the back of the library. The rain date is Saturday, June 6.

We are asking patrons with cars from the '50s, '60s or '70s to come out and show off their cars from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Call the library or pick up registration forms at the circulation desk.

Space is limited to 20 cars.

There will be no prizes or awards, just pure fun.


Hokendauqua Column

Thursday, May 21, 2015 by STACEY KOCH in Columns

St. John's will host May 24 joint service

There will be a joint Memorial Day service of Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church and St. John's United Church of Christ, Mickleys at 9:30 a.m. this Sunday, May 24 at St. John's.


Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church is selling IronPigs baseball tickets for a Friday, June 5 game starting at 7 p.m.

For more information, contact Dan Herzog at 610-428-6142.


Camp Rhythmo returns to the Whitehall area (Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church and Ironton Rail Trail) July 6 through 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Library to hold Child ID program

Thursday, May 21, 2015 by The Press in Columns

The library will be hosting a Child ID program on Saturday, June 13 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Parents will be provided with a CD containing complete information on their child: photographs, digital fingerprints, voice print and video. The program is free.


May is Zinio Month at the Coplay Library!

Zinio is a digital magazine service offered to our patrons. Currently we have 103 magazines available for you to download to your Kindles, iPad, iPhone or computers.

Whitehall Township Public Library

Thursday, May 14, 2015 by The Press in Columns

Many activities at the library

We have a lot going on at the Whitehall Township Public Library during the next few months because of our 50th anniversary.

Please pick up a copy of our newsletter and calendar or continue reading this column in The Press.

All of our programs are free and open to the public.


Representatives from Sen. Lisa Boscola's (D-18th) office will be here to help patrons fill out Property Tax Rent Rebate Assistance forms.

The library has forms available, and someone will be available to assist you Friday, May 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the community room.

Stiles Column

Thursday, May 14, 2015 by MICHELE KERN in Columns

Enjoy spring flowers

Since we are fast-approaching May 15, the threat of frost should be no more.

We should all be safe to plant our annual flowers now and enjoy them through summer.

The neighborhoods are already looking welcoming with the green grass and colorful hanging baskets and pots appearing on the porches and patios of our community.


Hopefully, everyone is enjoying the warmer weather we are having.

Fullerton Column

Thursday, May 14, 2015 by LIZ HAHN in Columns

Legion to hold holiday event

The Fullerton American Legion Post 367, 609 Fullerton Ave., will have its Memorial Day service outside on Post grounds, weather permitting, 10 a.m. Monday, May 25.

If the weather does not cooperate, the event will be held inside the main hall.

There is ample parking in the lot to the rear and north sides of the Post home.

Light refreshments will be served after the ceremonies.

For more information, call Post Commander Clair Hunsberger at 610-437-4032 or Post Adjunct Ronald Dickert at 610-266-1195.


Laurel Fire Co. hosts Roaring '20s party

Thursday, May 7, 2015 by The Press in Columns

The Laurel Fire Company is hosting a Roaring '20s party 8-11 p.m. May 16. Included with your ticket purchase is an entry into a costume contest, your first 1920s-style drink, a silent films showcase, a light buffet and an unforgettable night, all for a good cause.

The music for the night will be provided by the live jazz band Jazz Liquidity. They will be performing big band hits such as "The Charleston," "Minnie the Moocher," "Jump Jive and Wail," "Puttin' on the Ritz," "It Had to Be You" and "It Don't Mean a Thang," plus 50 other great jazz tunes from that era.

Hokendauqua Column

Thursday, May 7, 2015 by STACEY KOCH in Columns

Blood drive set for May 11 at Faith Lutheran

Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road, will hold a blood drive Monday, May 11, from 4 to 7 p.m.

To schedule a time to donate, contact Judy Ehret at 610-767-5061.


Hokendauqua Park and Playground Association is hosting a Night at the Races Saturday, May 16, with doors opening at 5 p.m. and the first race starting at 6 p.m.

Videotapes will be shown of actual horse races.

The event takes place at the Cementon Playground pavilion on Dewey Street.

Food and refreshments will be available.

There is a cost.

Coplay Public Library Column

Thursday, May 7, 2015 by The Press in Columns

May is Zinio Month

May is Zinio Month at the Coplay Public Library.

Zinio is a multi-platform distribution service for digital magazines. We currently have 103 magazines available for you to download to your Kindles, iPads, iPhones or computers.

You can check out as many issues as you want, and you can keep them forever. All you need to start is a library card.

Call the library or stop in with any questions. We would be happy to get you started.


Story Time with Miss Jo will be held 11 a.m. on Thursdays, May 7, 14 and 21.