Whitehall-Coplay Press

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Hokendauqua: HPPA to hold sport sign-ups

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Hokendauqua Park and Playground Association will have girls and boys basketball registration 2-4 p.m. Oct. 6 at Hokendauqua Fire Company, 3022 S. Second St.

Online registration continues until Oct. 6 at hokeypark.com. For registration forms, visit the website.

For more information, email Martin Donohue at basketballcommissioner@hokeypark.com.


Woman’s Club of Whitehall will meet 7 p.m. Oct. 8 at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road.

The program is a painting project presented by artist Julie Peters. Please bring an apron.

Northampton: Boy Scout Troop 93 to serve spaghetti

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Boy Scout Troop 93 is having a spaghetti dinner 4-7 p.m. Oct. 6 at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 19th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

In addition to the pasta meal, salad, drinks and dessert are included.

There is a cost. Children age 6 and under can eat for free.


St. John’s Friendly Fifties group will meet 1 p.m. Oct. 8 in the St. John’s social hall, 1343 Newport Ave.

Emil Schanta will entertain.


Northampton AARP Chapter 3915 will meet Oct. 10 at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave. Doors open 11 a.m.


Monday, October 1, 2018 by The Press in Columns

OCT. 2

• Walk This Way to Better Health community walking program (introduced by East Allen Township Parks and Recreation Department), 10-11 a.m., at Bicentennial Park West, 5351 Park West Lane. The program will continue Tuesdays and Thursdays. To participate: Chuck Frantz at 610-262-7961, ext. 306

• Creation Station Club, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Moorestown Garden Club meeting, 7 p.m., at Salem United Church of Christ, 2218 Community Drive, Moore Township. Information: 610-759-1652

Catasauqua: Opioid forum set for Sept. 27

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by The Press in Columns

There will be an open forum on the heroin and opioid addiction epidemic 6 p.m. Sept. 27 in the Catasauqua High School auditorium, 2500 W. Bullshead Road, Northampton.

The school district is partnering with state Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-133rd, to offer a discussion led by a panel of recovery experts, medical personnel and individuals in recovery.

There will also be a demonstration of administering Narcan and a mock-teen bedroom display to help parents identify where children may hide drugs.

For more information about this free forum, call 610-266-1273.


Fullerton: Three-day basket social is planned

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by The Press in Columns

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, 618 Fullerton Ave., will be holding its ninth annual basket social 5-7 p.m. Oct. 5, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 6 and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 7. Please consider donating basket items, which can be dropped off in the marked collection box in the back of the church.

Call Mary Spieker at the parish office at 610-266-0695 with any questions — including how and when to drop off donations.


St. Elizabeth’s music ministry is having a fall mum fundraiser. Purchase vouchers after all Masses or by calling Joan Glover at 610-349-7791.

Whitehall Township Public Library: Building program is Oct. 2

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Join us 6:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 2 for Creation Station Club. It is open to all children.

Construction play teaches children to problem solve, connect socially, understand and be inquisitive in their play. Playing with no specific set purpose or limitations allow children to use the full force of their imaginations. Also, building something gives children immense satisfaction and a feeling of accomplishment, which is great for their confidence and sense of independence.


Coplay: Garden club meets Sept. 27

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Garden Club meets 7 p.m. Sept. 27 at St. John’s Lutheran Church hall, 18 S. Third St.


The model railroad organization will meet 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27 on the second floor of the municipal building, 98 S. Fourth St.


Trick Stacy will play at the Coplay Saengerbund pavilion, 205 S. Fifth St., Sept. 28. There is a charity fundraiser 6-10 p.m. Oct. 5.


St. John’s is observing Harvest Home Sunday with a display in the chapel during the morning worship service Sept. 30.

The food will be distributed to those in need by Coplay’s food bank.

Stiles: Haunted Parkway to open Sept. 28

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The Whitehall Township Bureau of Fire will be holding its Haunted Parkway hayrides 7-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through October. The first rides will be Sept. 28 and 29.

The hayrides take place at the Whitehall Parkway, 4689 S. Church St. Tickets are sold at the parkway on the day of the ride.

This is a very easy way to get into the scary spirit of the fall season with a fun — but terrifying — trip through the parkway!

You will also support the Whitehall Township Bureau of Fire in the process.


Northampton: Historical society hosts garage sale

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Siegfried Railroad Station, home of the Northampton Area Historical Society, will have its fall garage sale 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 29 at the station, 21st Street (Route 329).

The society is accepting donations for the garage sale. Donations will be accepted at the station 6-8 p.m. Sept. 27 and 28.

Anyone wishing to help with the sale is asked to call 610-262-8198.

Don’t forget to pick up your preordered mums 8-11 a.m. that morning. There will be extra mums available for sale.



Monday, September 24, 2018 by The Press in Columns

SEPT. 24

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

• Pinochle, 7 p.m., in the Trexler Room of Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information and cost: 610-437-3700

SEPT. 25

• Preschool storytime, 10:30 a.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Storytime will continue Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 and Nov. 6 and 13. Information: 610-432-4339