Whitehall-Coplay Press

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Northampton: Breakfast to be served Jan. 28

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 2181 Washington Ave. will hold a breakfast 8:30 a.m.-noon Jan. 28.

There is a cost. Tickets will be sold at the door.

For more information, call 610-262-2559.


Northampton Area Food Bank is sponsoring a Super Bowl gift card bingo Feb. 4 at Good Shepherd Catholic School’s gym, 1300 Newport Ave. Snow date is Feb. 11.

Doors open noon. Bingo starts 2 p.m.

Bingo prizes will be gift cards from area stores and dining and entertainment venues.

Eberhardt finds work at Atlas

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 by ED PANY Curator, Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum in Columns

A recent visit by the governor of Burgenland, Austria, to Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum made me recall some interviews I had with former Burgenland natives who immigrated to the United States. Today, I continue part 2 of my interview with Mr. Paul Eberhardt, who set foot on American soil March 3, 1923.

When he came, Paul said, “I want to stay here my whole life and work like my brother.”

Coplay library: Get your game on Jan. 29 at the library

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Game night will be 5-7 p.m. Jan. 29. Our Scrabble experts will be here to show you everything they know.

We can also do different games on game night, so let us know if you have any suggestions.


Reminder: Don’t forget to sign up for our adult winter reading program — “Readers in the Rue Morgue.”

As a special bonus, we have a book challenge bingo card for you to fill out. Reading logs and bingo challenges are due by 5 p.m. March 15.

We will also have a program wrap-up party March 29, with the time to be announced.


Coplay: Enjoy free swim at high school pool

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Coplay residents can swim free of charge Mondays and Wednesdays beginning 7 p.m. at Whitehall High School through March 28.


There’s no need to leave town to work and stay fit. The Coplay Borough Municipal Building is home to an athletic club, located on the second floor.

For more information on how to join the gym and for hours, contact Randy at 610-440-2313 or Brad at 610-739-5733.


The former site of A Cut in Time salon is now home to Max & Company Hair & Health Studio, 60 N. Third St.

For more information on hours, call 610-261-1861.

Catasauqua: American Legion plans breakfast

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Catasauqua American Legion, 330 Second St., will be holding its first-of-the-year all-you-can-eat breakfast 8 a.m.-noon Jan. 28.

Served will be eggs, bacon, sausage links, SOS, home fries, French toast, juice, coffee and tea.

The public is invited to attend!

For more information, call 610-264-1606.


St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 417 Howertown Road, is hosting a gift card and cash bingo 2 p.m. Jan. 28.

The doors open 12:30 p.m., and food will be available to purchase.

Cementon/Egypt: Fire company to host dinner

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Egypt Fire Company is hosting an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner 5-8 p.m. Feb. 2 at the fire company social hall, 4099 Kuhn Lane.

The dinners will be held on the first Friday of each month through March 2018.


Egypt Community Church, 4129 S. Church St., will host a roast beef dinner 4-6:30 p.m. Feb. 24.

Tickets will be available at the door, and take-out meals will also be available for purchase.

For cost and other information, call 610-262-4961.

In case of inclement weather, the dinner will be postponed until March 3.

Hokendauqua: HPPA will award two scholarships

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 by The Press in Columns

In continuation of Hokendauqua Park & Playground Association’s (HPPA) Bob Warke-Dale Horn Scholarship program, the association will again be awarding two $1,000 scholarships.

To be eligible for the scholarship, you must be a Class of 2018 high school-eligible graduate, be continuing your education in the fall of 2018, have participated in HPPA’s baseball, softball or basketball youth programs and complete the scholarship application form and return it to HPPA by Feb. 28.

Additional requirements are listed on the application and the association’s website, hokeypark.org.


Monday, January 22, 2018 by The Press in Columns

JAN. 22

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

• Arts and crafts, 9-11:30 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information, registration and cost: 610-437-3700

• Good Vibrations Chorus, 9:30-11 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• Cards and games, 11:30 a.m., in the Trexler Room of Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

JAN. 23

Coplay: Celebration to be held

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The American Club of Coplay, 32 N. Third St., will host a Cabin Fever Celebration 7:30-10:30 p.m. Jan. 20.

The kitchen will be open, and there will be a deejay and drink specials. No cover charge or tickets are needed.


Coplay Lions Club will hold its 31st annual Super Bowl breakfast buffet 8 a.m.-noon Feb. 4 at the Coplay Saengerbund, 205 S. Fifth St.

There is a cost. Children under the age of 5 eat for free.


Coplay’s 150th anniversary committee is currently working on creating a Monopoly-themed game called Copolopoly, based on the borough.

Catasauqua: Catasauqua Club to host breakfast

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The Catasauqua Club, 226 Pine St., will be holding a breakfast 9 a.m.-noon Jan. 21.

The menu includes eggs, bacon, ham, sausage, crepes, French toast, potatoes, soup, fruit cup and drinks. Eggs Benedict and omelets made to order are also available.

Reservations are suggested. Call the club at 610-264-1771.


Catasauqua Thrift Shop, 113 Bridge St., is having a half-price sale on all clothing until the end of January.

The normal business hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday.