Whitehall-Coplay Press

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Stiles: Good luck, Zephyrs!

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Best of luck to the Whitehall Zephyr varsity football players, who will host the Vikings from Allentown Central Catholic at Zephyr Stadium 7 p.m. Sept. 14.

Come on out and help cheer on the Zephyrs!


We will be entering a new season as autumn begins 9:54 p.m. Sept. 22.

Get your outside activities in early as the days will start to get shorter.

One perk of entering the fall season is that we usually see some very beautiful fall foliage in the Lehigh Valley.

Take time to enjoy nature and maybe catch a local fall festival.

Catasauqua: Salem UCC to hold Sept. 15 flea market

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Salem United Church of Christ is hosting a flea market 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 15 at the church, 615 Third St.

There will be a basket raffle, bake sale, pickled red beets and food to either eat in or take out.

If you have any items to donate, call the church at 610-264-4091 or Bev Werner at 610-248-2822.

We cannot accept televisions or electrical items.


The Morning Glories of Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, Fourth and Pine streets, will be having a 10th anniversary celebration luncheon noon Sept. 17.

Northampton: Railroad station open to visitors

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Siegfried Railroad Station, home of the Northampton Area Historical Society, will be open to visitors 1-4 p.m. Sept. 16. The station is located on West 21st Street (Route 329).

The station is a museum housing artifacts of Northampton and the surrounding area. This year, the society is highlighting the second ward of Northampton. Artifacts from businesses of the second ward are on display at the station.

The society will have its fall garage sale 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 29 at the station.

Whitehall Township Public Library: Genealogy program is set for Sept. 15 at Whitehall library

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Our Introduction to Genealogy program will be held 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 15.

Let us help you figure out where your family came from. Patty Vahey, library director, will show you how to use our Ancestry and Heritage Quest databases to search for records and documents.


The third Monday open mic and jam is set for 6:30 p.m. Sept 17. 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 before 6:30 p.m.

Fullerton: Athletic association to hold hoagie sale

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by The Press in Columns

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church’s athletic association would like to welcome all to the 2018-19 school year.

The group’s first hoagie sale is Sept. 19.

Help support the students and youth sports.

Basketball and cheerleading sign-ups will begin Sept. 26.


Back by popular demand, St. John’s United Church of Christ, 575 Grape St., will hold a dinner buffet and live-action theater event 6 p.m. Oct. 13 in Fox Hall.

This is a fun night out for the entire family. There will be some audience participation.


Monday, September 10, 2018 by The Press in Columns

SEPT. 10

• Bag sale, during regular business hours, at Catasauqua Community Thrift Shop, 113 Bridge St. The sale will continue until Sept. 15.

• Woman’s Club of Whitehall Township meeting, 11 a.m., at Friendly’s, 1491 MacArthur Road, Fullerton

• Anniversary meeting for St. John’s Friendly Fifties, 1 p.m. (rosary 11:30 p.m. with luncheon to follow), in the social hall of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, 1343 Newport Ave., Northampton

Northampton: It’s a busy weekend in the borough!

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1904 Main St., will have its annual basket social and flea market 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Sept. 7 and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 8.

There will be more than 350 items to take a chance on, and the drawing will be 3:30 p.m. Sept. 8. You do not need to be present to win.

The kitchen will be open both days for refreshments.

Call Florence Edelman with any questions at 610-262-4842 or 610-462-4261.


The annual Uptown Street Fair in Northampton is set for Sept. 8.

Coplay Public Library: Coplay Public Library holds storytime, crafts on Thursdays

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Join us for storytime and crafts with Miss Veronica 11 a.m. today, Sept. 6. Children of all ages are welcome.

Storytimes will also be held Sept. 13, 20 and 27; no registration is necessary.


Free movie Saturdays are back! You’ll feel like you’re riding the trails beside John “The Duke” Wayne in “The Cowboys.”

The film will be shown 1 p.m. Sept. 15.


Like stand-up comedy? Wisecracker Comedy Club at Ramada Inn, 1500 MacArthur Road, Whitehall, is presenting a comedy night Sept. 22 to benefit the library.

Hokendauqua: GoFundMe started for storm damage at Hokey park

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

“On Aug. 4, the Lehigh Valley experienced an unprecedented amount of rain in a very short period of time. As a result of the heavy rains, the Hokendauqua Park and Playground sustained severe damages,” Adam Marakovits wrote on a GoFundMe page created for Hokendauqua Park and Playground Association (HPPA) to fix the park’s storm damage.

“The damages included our snack stand, which suffered damages to our cabinets, two freezers, refrigerator and ice maker. Our pavilion, which is used for rentals, suffered damages to the walls, floors and combination refrigerator/freezer.”