Whitehall-Coplay Press

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Cementon/Egypt: Fire company plans breakfast

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Laurel Fire Company, 5114 Third St., Cementon, will host a breakfast 8 a.m.-noon Sept. 8. There is a cost, but children under the age of 4 eat for free.

Proceeds support the fire department.

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Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, Northampton, will hold its annual family picnic Sept. 8 at Egypt Memorial Park, Main and Bank streets. The day begins with an 11 a.m. outdoor Mass.

Ethnic food, baked goods, children’s games, a basket raffle and games of chance are part of the event, held noon-7 p.m.

Coplay Public Library: Summer programs at Coplay Public Library were a success

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Our Summer Quest programs are over! We’re optimistic our final tallies will show this year’s programs were resounding winners.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the programs and for your kind words. We hope your children had an enjoyable literacy experience that will benefit them as they start the new school year. As you pursued your goals, we would welcome hearing from adults regarding whether the programs and special events met your expectations and any suggestions for future events.

Happenings

Monday, September 2, 2019 by The Press in Columns

SEPT. 3

• Aerobics class (low impact), 6-6:45 p.m., in the parish hall of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, 618 Fullerton Ave., Fullerton. The class will continue Tuesdays until Nov. 5. Information, registration and cost: Mary Spieker at 610-266-0695, ext. 208

• Creation Station (for school-aged children), 6:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Cash bingo, 7 p.m., at Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive, Moore Township. Information and cost: 610-317-0808

Catasauqua: Summer concerts at borough park are winding down

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 by The Press in Columns

From 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Aug. 30, come out to the amphitheater at Catasauqua Park and Playground, 501 American St., to hear the James Supra/Sarah Ayers Band.

As always, remember to bring those lawn chairs or blankets and snacks!

There are only two more concerts scheduled for the summer concerts program — Sept. 6 and 13.

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Catasauqua Fire Police will be having a flea market 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 31 at the training grounds on Race Street.

You can rent a 10-foot-by-10-foot table.

The event will take place rain or shine.

Coplay: Take care driving; school is in session

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Now that schools are back in session, borough police are keeping a watchful eye on bus stops, particularly with younger children waiting to get on or off the school bus. Stops in the borough are mainly along Chestnut, Second, Fourth, Ruch and Oak streets. Motorists who fail to stop, despite the flashing lights and extended arm, face fines and possible prosecution.

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Storytime at the Coplay Public Library, Fifth and Center streets, will be held 11 a.m. Aug. 29.

Northampton: Borough office closed Sept. 2

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Borough Municipal Building will be closed Sept. 2 in observance of Labor Day.

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Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church will hold its annual family picnic Sept. 8 at Egypt Memorial Park, Main and Bank streets. The day begins with an 11 a.m. outdoor Mass.

Ethnic food, baked goods, children’s games, a basket raffle and games of chance are part of the event, held noon-7 p.m.

A deejay will entertain noon-3 p.m., followed by The Large Flowerheads 4-7 p.m.

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Whitehall Township Public Library: Patrons read 4,000-plus books during summer reading program

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 by The Press in Columns

We had a hot summer here at the library with the awesome readers who completed 150,000 pages and some 4,000 books! This included 202 children and 44 adults participating. Good job, everyone!

Now, we are getting ready for the fall programs and activities.

Libraries are hot, Whitehall!

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Registration for preschool storytime and toddler storytime began Aug. 27.

Preschool storytime sessions will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays — Sept. 24, Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 and Nov. 5 and 12. This is for ages 37 months to 6 years old.