Whitehall-Coplay Press

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Coplay: Annual coat drive has begun

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 by The Press in Columns

For the ninth year, Warmth for a Friend is reaching out to the community to donate coats, sweaters, gloves, scarves and hats, along with other types of winter wear, for those in need.

Drop-off locations are available Nov. 5-Dec. 9 at St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, 4 S. Fifth St., and St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, 3024 Ruch St., Stiles.

Please put all your donations in plastic bags to make it easier for pickup and distribution.

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Fullerton: St. Elizabeth’s plans breakfast, bake sale

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 by The Press in Columns

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church, Fullerton Avenue and Pershing Boulevard, will be having its next all-you-can-eat breakfast 8:30-11:30 a.m. Nov. 12 in the church social hall. Come and fill up on all of your favorites — bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, home fries, pancakes, cheesy Tater Tots, Danish, juice and coffee.

There is a cost. Children age 3 and under eat for free.

St. Elizabeth Regional School’s Student Council is sponsoring a multi-cultural bake sale Nov. 12 during the parish breakfast.

Catasauqua: Ensemble festival is planned

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 by The Press in Columns

The Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua, Second and Pine streets, will be holding an ensemble festival 4 p.m. Nov. 12. All are invited.

The presentation, featured by American Guild of Organists, Lehigh chapter, will include piano, organ, choir, bells, horns, guitars and instruments that can be used in worship.

Refreshments will be served.

For more information, call Bob Richelderfer at 610-262-0443.

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St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 417 Howertown Road, is sponsoring a gift card bingo 2 p.m. Nov. 12. Doors open 12:30 p.m. with food available for purchase.

Whitehall Township Public Library: Library to demonstrate food database

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Intro to A to Z World Food is a new database that patrons can access free from our website. Come in and see the demonstration of this easy-to-use and helpful site. We will have a demonstration 6 p.m. Nov. 14 in the community room.

The database includes 6,000 traditional recipes and customs from 173 countries, more than 540 ingredient articles and 750-plus world beer reviews and shows you step by step how to make the meals.

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Northampton: Veterans Day events planned

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 by The Press in Columns

The Northampton Joint Veterans will present a Veterans Day service 11 a.m. Nov. 11 at the memorial plaza, 14th Street and Washington and Dewey avenues. Members of Fred A. Snyder American Legion Post 353, Catholic War Veterans Post 454 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714 will preside. All are invited to attend.

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Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714 will hold a veteran appreciation night Nov. 11 at the post home, Main Street and Laubach Avenue. Doors open 7 p.m.

Stiles: Youth group to hold Nov. 19 purse bingo

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Shepherd of the Hills youth group will be hosting a designer purse bingo Nov. 19 at the church, 4331 Main St., Egypt. Doors open noon, and bingo begins 1 p.m.

The variety of designer purses available as prizes will not disappoint.

In addition to bingo, there will be a basket auction and a 50/50 drawing.

Food will be available for purchase.

Call 610-262-4053 to order tickets or for more information.

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Coplay Public Library: View the baskets on display at Coplay Public Library Nov. 4-18

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Our November basket social is here. Baskets will be on display at the library Nov. 4-18. Stop by the library and purchase your tickets. You could be a lucky winner!

The prize drawings will be held 4 p.m. Nov. 18, and any winner not in attendance will be called Nov. 20.

If you have any items you would like to donate for a basket, you can drop them off at the library during our open hours.

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Reminder: Storytime and crafts with Miss Veronica will be 11 a.m. Nov. 2, 9 and 16. All ages are welcome, and no preregistration is necessary.

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Coplay: Remember to vote

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by The Press in Columns

The polls will be open Nov. 7 for the municipal election. The polling places in the borough are at Commitment to Family & Community on Cherry Street and St. John’s Lutheran Church on South Third Street. Council seats and the mayor’s office are on the ballot.

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Reminder: Coplay Sports Inc. will meet 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at its quarters off Sixth Street. The upcoming basketball program and cheerleading will be on the agenda.

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Catasauqua: Lehigh Valley Decorative Painters to host Nov. 5 art auction

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by The Press in Columns

The Lehigh Valley Decorative Painters group will present its 26th annual art auction Nov. 5 at Sheckler Elementary School, 14th Street. Preview time is 1 p.m., and bidding time is 2 p.m.

Once a year, LVDP’s artists get together to have an auction of their hand-painted items, all unique and one of a kind.

Tickets for a pre-lit Christmas tree filled with painted ornaments will also be available. All ornaments are hand-painted by the members.

For more information, call Bernice at 610-837-3854 or Rosalie at 610-261-0867.

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Northampton: Tucker’s Toy Run set for Nov. 4

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by The Press in Columns

The seventh annual Tucker’s Toy Run will be held Nov. 4 at Tri-Boro Sportsmen Club, 21st and Canal streets. This ride honors the life and memory of Tucker Stuart, who died in 2011 in a motorcycle accident.

Those planning to participate should arrive 11 a.m. The ride will begin noon. It will leave the parking lot at Tri-Boro and travel to St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill, where gifts will be given to children in the pediatric unit as well as other children in the Lehigh Valley.

Rain date is Nov. 5.

The event will also include a Chinese auction and 50/50 raffle.