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Fullerton: Church breakfast planned for Nov. 10

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 by The Press in Columns

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, 618 Fullerton Ave., will be holding its next all-you-can-eat breakfast 8:30-11:30 a.m. Nov. 10 in the parish social hall.

Come out and enjoy a scrumptious breakfast after Mass.


Whitehall Active Lifestyle Center, 2301 Pine St., will be holding a paint and wine party 6 p.m. Nov. 15.

The cost includes the supplies to paint a snow scene, wine and refreshments.

For cost and reservation, call 610-433-0675.

The deadline for a reservation and payment is no later than Nov. 8.


Northampton: St. Paul’s UCC to host breakfast

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The Women of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 19th Street and Lincoln Avenue, will hold an all-you-can-eat breakfast and quilt raffle 8-11:30 a.m. Nov. 9.

Breakfast includes eggs, pancakes, hash browns, sausage, toast and a beverage.

There is a cost.

Call 610-262-3813 for tickets or information.


An all-you-can eat spaghetti dinner will be held 4-7 p.m. Nov. 9 at Grace United Church of Christ, 902 Lincoln Ave.

The dinner includes spaghetti with meat sauce, salad, rolls, ice cream and beverages.

Coplay: Coplay food bank seeking donations

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Recreation & Welfare Association’s food bank has a dwindling supply of food staples on its shelves with schools back in session.

The food bank is asking for donations of boxed cereal, peanut butter, jelly, macaroni and cheese, fruit cups, canned pasta and spaghetti sauce.

The pantry in the basement of borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St., will be open 8:30-10 a.m. Nov. 12.

The food bank is open to borough residents with proof of residency.


Catasauqua: Craft, vendor fair planned

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., is hosting a craft and vendor fair 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 9.

The event features a variety of crafters and vendors, a basket raffle, food to eat in or take out and a delicious bake sale.


Public Library of Catasauqua, 302 Bridge St., will be having a storytime for children ages 3 to 5 starting 10:30 a.m. Nov. 12.


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Have a great week!

Stiles: Donate to local food banks

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The food banks of the Lehigh Valley are always in need of supplies, especially at this time of year. If you are able, please make a donation to your local food bank to make the holiday happier for those less fortunate.


Thanksgiving Day is a bit later this year — Nov. 28. This just means we have less time to prepare for the holiday season if you wait until after Thanksgiving Day.

Get your holiday lists in order now so you do not have to scramble in December.


Whitehall Township Public Library: Open mic event set for Nov. 18

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The third Monday open mic and jam will be held 6:30 p.m. Nov. 18.

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 6-6:30 p.m.

Musicians, singers, poets, comedians, actors, writers and storytellers are invited to come show off your stuff, or just come and be part of the audience!


Come to the library to watch a movie 6 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month.

The Nov. 19 movie will be “Spider-Man: Far from Home,” rated PG-13.


Monday, November 4, 2019 by The Press in Columns

NOV. 4

• Free community lunch, 11 a.m., at Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., Catasauqua

• Come Write In program (a quiet space for you to write your novel), 5 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information: 610-262-7537 or northamptonapl.org

• Game night, 5-7 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

• Keep Me In Stitches meeting, 5:30 p.m., at Public Library of Catasauqua, 302 Bridge St. Information: 610-264-4151

Remembering: A company home

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by ED PANY Curator, Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum in Columns

Today, I continue my 2001 visit with Mr. George Maureka on Penn Street in Bath.

At age 15, he started to work for a Bath plumber for $8 a week, allowing George to learn the plumbing trade. World War II interrupted his plumbing career. He would serve with honor in Gen. George Patton’s Third Army.

Returning home, his father wanted him to work at the Penn Dixie Cement Company like the rest of the family. Area cement plants needed employees, and dozens of men were hired daily at local plants.

Coplay: Model railroad group meets Oct. 31

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Explorer Scouts of Model Railroad Explorer Post 101 is meeting 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31 on the second floor of borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St.

The Post will also have a display at the annual First Frost Train Show hosted by the Allentown Train Meet Associates Nov. 9 and 10 at Allentown Fairgrounds Agricultural Hall.

Hours for the event are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 9 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 10.


Due to the warmer weather, borough crews will continue picking up yard waste on Fridays.

These pickups are expected to continue through November until the trees are bare.

Coplay Public Library: Coplay library to host Halloween storytime Oct. 31

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Don’t miss a special Halloween storytime with Miss Veronica 11 a.m. Oct. 31. There will be a party with holiday-themed readings and crafts. Costumes are suggested, but not required, for children and adults alike.

Storytime is held 11 a.m. every Thursday.


Show your Penn State pride and enter the raffle to win a chair with the Nittany Lion logo. The chair is on display in the library and featured on our Facebook page.

The drawing will be 4 p.m. Nov. 16. You do not need to be present to win.

All proceeds benefit the library.