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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Cementon/Egypt: Boy Scouts plan spaghetti dinner

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Boy Scout Troop 59 will be holding an all-you-can-eat spaghetti fundraiser dinner 4-7 p.m. March 30 at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 4331 Main St., Egypt.

The dinner is free for children ages 5 and under.

There will also be homemade baked goods for sale.

The building is handicapped accessible.

Proceeds benefit the troop’s general and equipment funds.


Laurel Fire Company, 5114 Third St., Cementon, will be hosting its annual all-you-can-eat Easter Bunny breakfast 9 a.m.-noon April 6.

Bath series begins

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by CURATOR, ATLAS CEMENT COMPANY MEMORIAL MUSEUM in Columns

Today, this writer and my friend Larry Oberly start our series on the history of Bath by visiting the Bath Museum in the new borough complex, 121 S. Walnut St. The museum has moved from its old location at the former Washington Street building to its new home.

The new museum was rededicated in November 2018.

Enjoy Bath’s history in photographs.


In two weeks — “Cradle of History.”

Coplay Public Library: Orders for homemade pierogies due by March 29

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by The Press in Columns

If you are looking for pierogies, look no further. Coplay Public Library is selling Uncle Paul’s Homemade Pierogies.

Available varieties include potato and cheese and weinkraut and apple.

Orders are due by 5 p.m. March 29, and delivery will be 11 a.m. April 13.


Reminder: Storytime with Miss Veronica will be held 11 a.m. March 21, 28 and April 4. Children will have a chance to work on a craft project after the book readings.

Join us for a fun hour that may enhance the learning and social skills of participants.

No preregistration is required.

Northampton: Grace UCC to serve Lenten crab cake dinners

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Grace United Church of Christ, 902 Lincoln Ave., will hold Lenten crab cake dinners 5-7 p.m. March 22 and 29.

Dinners include a baked potato, coleslaw, roll and butter, dessert and a beverage. Chicken finger dinners will also be available for adults and children.

Tickets can be purchased at the door. Takeout is available.

For more information, call 610-262-7186.


Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 2181 Washington Ave., will hold a breakfast 8:30 a.m.-noon March 24.

The public is invited to attend.

Tickets will be sold at the door.

Catasauqua: Bag sale ends March 23

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The bag sale at Catasauqua Community Thrift Shop, 113 Bridge St., will end March 23.

Normal business hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays.

The store will be closed the week of March 25 for cleaning and changeover. The store will reopen April 1 with all new clothing for spring and summer.


The Legionnaires of the Catasauqua American Legion, 330 Second St., will be having an all-you-can-eat breakfast 8 a.m.-noon March 24.


Monday, March 18, 2019 by The Press in Columns


• Bag sale on everything in the store, during regular business hours, at Catasauqua Community Thrift Shop, 113 Bridge St. The sale will continue until March 23.

• Registration begins for One Book, Every Young Child program, to be held 10 a.m. April 16 (baby and toddler) and 10 a.m. April 17 (preschool) at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information and registration (required): 610-262-7537

Coplay: Library board will meet March 14

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The Coplay Public Library board will meet 7 p.m. March 14 at Coplay Borough Hall, 98 S. Fourth St.

The library, located at 49 S. Fifth St., will also show two free movies March 16 — “The Gnome-Mobile” 11:30 a.m. and “Leap Year” 1:30 p.m.


St. John’s Lutheran Church reports it will have a community dinner 4-6 p.m. March 23 in the church hall, 18 S. Third St.

The dinner is open to the public and will feature shepherd’s pie with all the trimmings.


Stiles: Enjoy the holiday

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by The Press in Columns

St. Patrick’s Day is March 17, this Sunday. Enjoy the celebrations, and be safe.


We are a little closer to spring, and daylight saving time is now in effect. Enjoy the extra sunlight each day!


The preliminary round of March Madness for the NCAA men’s basketball teams will begin March 19.

The finals will be played in Minneapolis April 8. The tournament is a great way to get through the cold days we have left in March and April.

Catasauqua: Catasauqua YMCA lists upcoming events, programs

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The Suburban North Family YMCA, 880 Walnut St., has two new exciting events in the month of March.

Rebecca Zukowski-Gillespie, from Blondies Cupcakes, will help children ages 5 and up decorate their favorite cupcakes in a Lucky Cuppies event, scheduled for 7 p.m. March 15.

Family movie night is set for 6-9 p.m. March 29.

Contact 610-264-5221 for more information.


The YMCA is also offering a variety of new programs for children this spring.

New preschool programs include basketball, soccer, track and the Read It, Make It, Take It program.

Whitehall Township Public Library: Open mic night is March 18

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The third Monday open mic and jam will be held 6:30 p.m. March 18.

Thank you to Rocking the Valley Online Radio for its support. Entertainers interested in performing three songs or a 15-minute set are asked to sign up 6-6:30 p.m.

Musicians, singers, poets, comedians, actors, writers and storytellers are invited to show off your stuff, or just come and be part of the audience!


Join us March 19 for our free movie night. This month, we are showing the PG-rated movie “Ralph Breaks the Internet” starting 6 p.m.