Whitehall-Coplay Press

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Whitehall Township Public Library: New LCLC library cards are available at Whitehall library

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Get your Lehigh-Carbon Library Cooperative library card today.

The library has switched over to the SPARK system, and the new library cards are now available. These cards can be used at any of the LCLC libraries: Whitehall Township Public Library, Coplay Public Library, Public Library of Catasauqua, Emmaus Public Library, Parkland Community Library, Slatington Library, Lower Macungie Public Library, Southern Lehigh Public Library, Dimmick Memorial Public Library, Lehighton Area Memorial Library and Palmerton Area Library.

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Happenings

Monday, February 11, 2019 by The Press in Columns

FEB. 11

• Registration is open for preschool storytime (for ages 37 months to 6 years old), to be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays from March 5 to April 30 and 1 p.m. Wednesdays from March 6 to April 10 at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. There will not be any storytimes during National Library Week, which is April 8-13. Information and registration: 610-432-4339

Cementon/Egypt: Shepherd of the Hills hosts meal

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 4331 Main St., Egypt, will host a Whitehall-Coplay Hunger Initiative community meal 4-6 p.m. March 7.

For more information, call 610-262-1660.

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Bishop Alfred A. Schlert, bishop of Allentown, will celebrate the Mass of Confirmation 4:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, 4 S. Fifth St., Coplay.

The sacrament will cover the parishes of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Egypt; St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Stiles; and St. Peter, Coplay.

Northampton: Queenship group plans trip

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Queenship of Mary Cenacle is sponsoring a bus trip to see the show “Jesus” at Sight & Sound Theatre, Lancaster, May 9. The cost includes everything but the buffet luncheon at Shady Maple. Proceeds allow the Cenacle to make monthly charitable donations.

For more information, call Fran at 610-262-1663 or Rosie at 610-262-2838.

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Northampton AARP Chapter 3915 will meet Feb. 13 at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave. Doors open 11 a.m. Refreshments will be provided.

Northampton Press’ features in 1999

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by ED PANY Curator, Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum in Columns

Today, I am reading a new publication of the Northampton Press — the year, 1999.

Some things change; some do not. The Coplay-Northampton Bridge was a feature story. After years of pleading by motorists and residents, the bridge was closed to traffic in order to have the bridge milled and the deck resurfaced with a fresh coat of blacktop. It was to be closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic for four to six weeks. The bridge has detour signs on both sides in Northampton and Coplay.

Coplay Public Library: Storytime, crafts planned for Thursdays at Coplay library

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Storytime with Miss Veronica is scheduled 11 a.m. Feb. 7, 14, 21 and 28.

After the story, there will be time to make a craft to take home.

You don’t need to preregister or be a patron. Children of any age will enjoy the companionship and benefit of someone reading to them.

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Enjoy the free movie Saturday Feb. 16. The first movie will be “Annie” starting 11 a.m. The next film, “Runaway Bride,” begins 1 p.m.

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Hokendauqua: Hunger Initiative community dinner is Feb. 19

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Columns

There will be a Whitehall-Coplay Hunger Initiative community meal 4-6 p.m. Feb. 19 at Whitehall Bible Fellowship Church, 3300 Seventh St.

For more information, call 610-434-8661.

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Reminder: Hokendauqua Park and Playground Association is holding registrations for the upcoming baseball/softball season. You can register online until Feb. 9 at hokeypark.com.

Catasauqua: Salem UCC will serve soup, salad, sweets Feb. 9

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., will be having an all-you-can-eat soup, salad and sweets event 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 9.

There will be a variety of soups, salad and coleslaw, in addition to a variety of sweets. There will also be takeout available.

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St. Mary’s Church is holding a take-out winter soup sale. You can choose from winter garden (a creamy soup with cauliflower, broccoli and carrots), chicken noodle, beef barley, ham and navy bean or cabbage and noodles. The available soups are sold by the quart.

Coplay: Students to be confirmed

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Alfred A. Schlert, bishop of Allentown, will celebrate the Mass of Confirmation 4:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, 4 S. Fifth St., Coplay.

The sacrament will cover the parishes of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Egypt; St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Stiles; and St. Peter, Coplay.

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Coplay Borough Council meets 7 p.m. Feb. 12 in council chambers at the municipal building, 98 S. Fourth St.

Happenings

Monday, February 4, 2019 by The Press in Columns

FEB. 4

• Bingo, 7 p.m. (doors open 5:30 p.m.), at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave. Bingo is played every Monday.

• Parent Teacher Association meeting, 7 p.m., in the all-purpose room of Moore Elementary School, 2835 Mountain View Drive, Moore Township. Information: Kate Latteman at klatte_08@yahoo.com or mooreelementarypta.digitalpto.com

• Stretch and strengthen, 9-10 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. The class will continue Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays until March 1. Information and cost: 610-437-3700