Whitehall-Coplay Press

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Hokendauqua: Cheering coaches are needed

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Hokey AA is looking for volunteer cheering coaches.

You must be a team player and have an upbeat, positive attitude. You need to follow roles and the duties assigned to you by the head coach. Volunteer coaches will be asked to assist the head coach with teaching the youth of the organization the basics in pep squad cheering.

Knowledge of stunting, gymnastics and/or choreography is helpful.

You also must have up-to-date, cleared criminal background and child abuse clearances.

Coplay: Borough pool sets summer hours

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Parkway Pool will open for the June 9-10 weekend and then daily starting June 11 through the end of August.

Councilman Steve Burker, recreation commission chairman, said the hours are noon-7 p.m.

Season passes are available at the municipal building office, 98 S. Fourth St.

Returning for the summer are the popular aqua Zumba classes, held 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, starting June 18.

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Happenings

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 by The Press in Columns

MAY 29

• Bingo, 7 p.m. (doors open 5 p.m.), at Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive, Moore Township

MAY 30

• Beading club, 1:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

MAY 31

• Storytime and crafts with Miss Veronica, 11 a.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

Whitehall Township Public Library: Library closed for Memorial Day holiday

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Whitehall Township Public Library will be open May 26 but closed May 28 for the Memorial Day holiday.

We wish everyone a safe and happy Memorial Day weekend.

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Our summer reading program will begin in June. It will be for all ages from toddlers to adults. The theme this is year is “Libraries Rock.”

We will have a variety of music programs, some fun science programs and a block party in August.

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Coplay: Legion post hosts Memorial Day event

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Stanley W. Reinhard American Legion Post 426 will hold its annual Memorial Day program May 27.

The day will begin with a 10:30 a.m. Mass at St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, 4 S. Fifth St.

The legion contingent and auxiliary will then meet at the post home, 134 S. Second St., for a service and wreath-laying ceremony at Coplay Saengerbund’s veterans war monument, 205 S. Fifth St.

The program then moves to the St. Peter cemetery on Hokendauqua Street, followed by the St. John Baptist cemetery, 3024 S. Ruch St., and the Stiles veterans war memorial.

Northampton: Annual Wynnewood Estates garage sale is on for May 26

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The annual Wynnewood Estates family garage sale will be held 7 a.m.-3 p.m. May 26.

More than 50 families will be participating.

To get to the sale, travel east on 10th Street from Main Street. Turn left onto Atlas Lane and continue to Buckingham Drive.

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Northampton Borough Municipal Building will be closed May 28 in observance of Memorial Day.

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The 10th annual Paw Prints on the Canal is set for 11 a.m.-4 p.m. June 3 at Canal Street Park. It will be held rain or shine.

Stiles: Boy Scouts to host yard sale

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Remember to stop by St. John the Baptist Church, 3024 S. Ruch St., May 26 for Boy Scout Troop 79’s annual yard sale. Hours are 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

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The weather is finally warming up again. With that comes increased activity on the Ironton Rail Trail.

Neighbors, remember to use the beautiful trail for walking, running or biking.

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Please remember all of the men and women of our armed forces who lost their lives while serving our country this Memorial Day, May 28.

Fullerton: St. John’s plans June 3 festival

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Columns

St. John’s United Church of Christ, 575 Grape St., invites all to its Celebrate Community festival, themed “Forever Young.” It will be 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. June 3.

This year, the festivities will be celebrating seniors and their families.

Join in at the 9:30 a.m. worship service. There will be many activities and entertainment until 2 p.m.

Some of the events include Tootsie the Clown, free food and drinks, a basket raffle, 50/50 raffle, kids’ area, photo booth, grab bag bingo, a candy wheel and music by The Deadliners.

Catasauqua: Concert series begins May 25

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Columns

It’s the season for summer band concerts.

Scott Marshall Band will start off the summer concert series with a performance 7-10 p.m. May 25 at Catasauqua Park Ampitheater, 501 American St.

Come on out this summer for free music by horn-raising municipal bands, foot-tapping country acts and musical acts of every beat.

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Catasauqua Fire Police will be having a yard sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 26 at the fire training grounds on Race Street.

You can rent a 10-foot-by-10-foot space for a small fee.

Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

Happenings

Monday, May 21, 2018 by The Press in Columns

MAY 21

• Beading club, 1:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Game night, 5-7 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

• Open mic and jam night, 6:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

MAY 22