Whitehall-Coplay Press

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Whitehall Township Public Library: eBay program set for April 13, 18

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Mark your calendar for 10 a.m. April 13 and 6:30 p.m. April 18 for the return of a popular program on how to sell your items on eBay.

Patty Vahey, library director, will present the basics of eBay use so that you can learn how to list your items, ship them and get paid.


The third Monday open mic and jam night will be held 6:30 p.m. April 15. Thank you to Rocking the Valley Online Radio and Earl Andrews for their support.

Entertainers interested in performing three songs or a 15-minute set are asked to sign up between 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Stiles: Boy Scouts to sell flowers

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Boy Scout Troop 59, from St. John the Baptist Church, will hold an Easter flower sale during the week of April 15.

Stop by the church grounds, 3024 S. Ruch St., and see the gorgeous selection of flowers.


Earth Day will be celebrated April 22. Make an effort to better the environment on this special day.

Planting trees or picking up trash in the park or in your neighborhood will improve the world in which we live.

Northampton: Borough egg hunt set for April 13

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The borough will hold its annual Easter egg hunt 11 a.m. April 13 at Municipal Park, Smith Lane and Laubach Avenue. Rain date is 1 p.m. April 14.

The event is open to Northampton residents up to age 10. All participants will receive prizes.


The Hungarian Hall, Stewart and Canal streets, will hold an Easter egg hunt 11:30 a.m. April 14.


Fullerton: All-you-can-eat breakfast set for April 14

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in Columns

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, 618 Fullerton Ave., will be holding its last all-you-can-eat breakfast of the season 8:30-11:30 a.m. April 14.

Enjoy bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, home fries, pancakes, cheesy Tater Tots, Danish, juice, tea and coffee.

There will be a spring flower and fudge sale at the breakfast as well. This sale helps to fund the youth ministry’s activities for next year.

The group is looking for volunteers to help with the sale. This can count toward Confirmation service hours.



Monday, April 8, 2019 by The Press in Columns


• Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce Restaurant Week continues, at participating restaurants, bake shops and breweries in Whitehall Township, Coplay Borough, Catasauqua Borough and North Catasauqua Borough. The event will continue until April 13. Information, list of participants and menus: https://www.lehighvalleychamber.org/whitehallarearw.html

• Celebration of the Arts event (organized by Woman’s Club of Whitehall Township), 6 p.m., at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road, Hokendauqua

Catasauqua: St. Mary’s plans dinners April 5, 12

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Columns

St. Mary’s Church, 122 Union St., will hold Lenten dinners 4:30-7 p.m. April 5 and 12.

Choose from hand-breaded fantail shrimp or a pan-seared cod platter. Each platter comes with a choice of one starch — parsley buttered potatoes, macaroni and cheese or cabbage and noodles — and a choice of one side, including stewed tomatoes, creamed cabbage or applesauce. All platters include a roll, corn or green beans, Jell-O cake and beverage. Soda is not included.

Coplay Public Library: Spring book, bake sale scheduled for April 5, 6 at Coplay library

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The spring book and bake sale will be held 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 5 and 6.

There will be selections for all ages including a special section featuring books on the schools’ reading lists.

If you are interested in baking for the sale, please contact a board member or stop by the library.

There will also be raffle baskets available to take a chance on.


There’s still time to purchase tickets for the 50/50 raffle. The drawing will be 4 p.m. April 6.

You don’t need to be present to win.

The more tickets sold, the bigger the winnings!


Cementon/Egypt: Laurel Fire Company plans April 6 Easter Bunny breakfast

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Columns

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.

Have a yummy breakfast and get a photo taken with the Easter Bunny.

Children ages 12 and under eat for free.

Call 610-262-2077 for cost information.


Egypt Community Church is hosting a bus trip to the Museum of the Bible April 13. The museum, located in Washington, D.C., documents the narrative, history and impact of the Bible.

The cost of the ticket includes admission to the museum, bus and driver’s tip.

Coplay: Egg hunt is set for April 20

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Recreation and Welfare Association will have its annual community egg hunt 1 p.m. April 20 at St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, 4 S. Fifth St.

The hunt is for children ages 8 and younger. No registration is required.

The rain date is April 22.


Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St., is hosting a used book and bake sale 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 5 and 6.


Hokendauqua: Celebration of the Arts is set

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The annual Celebration of the Arts event, presented by Woman’s Club of Whitehall Township, will be held 6 p.m. April 8. Students from kindergarten through third grade will display their winning entries.

The evening’s entertainment will be Wagstaff and Company.

Members are reminded to bring individual juice boxes for the Snack Pack Pals program.

The club meets at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 Macarthur Road.