Whitehall-Coplay Press

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Northampton: Paw Prints festival is June 3

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The 10th annual Paw Prints on the Canal is set for 11 a.m.-4 p.m. June 3 at Canal Street Park. It will be held rain or shine.

The event is sponsored by Northampton Borough and benefits the Northampton Police Department’s K-9 unit.

Highlights of the day include a rescue parade, noon, and a sharp-dressed pet contest, 1 p.m. Northampton’s K-9 unit will offer demonstrations.

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Quota Club of Northampton will hold its annual yard sale 8 a.m.-1 p.m. June 9 at Canal Street Park.

Rain date is June 10.

Catasauqua: Concert is planned for June 1

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The Groove Merchants will perform 7-10 p.m. June 1 at Catasauqua Park Ampitheater, 501 American St. Come on out with your lawn chairs, blankets and refreshments for a fun, music-filled evening.

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Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., will be having a flea market 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 2. Featured is a basket raffle, bake sale, pickled red beets and lots of food for eat-in or take-out meals.

If you have items you would like to donate (no TVs or electronics) or any questions, call either the church at 610-264-4091 or Bev Werner at 610-248-2822.

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Coplay Public Library: Estate planning seminar today

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The library will host a free seminar 2 p.m. today, May 31, titled “Information You & Your Family Need to Know Before Making Decisions Regarding your Estate.”

Judith Frack will be on hand to answer your questions.

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Storytime and crafts with Miss Veronica will be 11 a.m. June 7 and 14. All ages are welcome to attend, and no preregistration is necessary.

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We will have special hours due to SPARK training. The library will be open noon-5 p.m. June 14. No fines will be charged for June 14, and any items due that day will be due June 15.

Cementon/Egypt: Simmons festival is June 2

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The Curt Simmons Day festival is June 2 at Egypt Memorial Park, Hillcrest Lane and Curt Simmons Drive. The day’s events will kick off with a parade down Main Street starting noon.

Steel Creek Country Band will take the stage 1-4 p.m. Jake Kelegis and Crippled Moonshine will perform 4:15-6:15 p.m. The Aardvarks will play 7-10 p.m.

Come to the park for great food and music, children’s rides, games, auctions, raffles, beer and wine. Bring your friends and family to this fun community event!

Hokendauqua: Cheering coaches are needed

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Hokey AA is looking for volunteer cheering coaches.

You must be a team player and have an upbeat, positive attitude. You need to follow roles and the duties assigned to you by the head coach. Volunteer coaches will be asked to assist the head coach with teaching the youth of the organization the basics in pep squad cheering.

Knowledge of stunting, gymnastics and/or choreography is helpful.

You also must have up-to-date, cleared criminal background and child abuse clearances.

Coplay: Borough pool sets summer hours

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Parkway Pool will open for the June 9-10 weekend and then daily starting June 11 through the end of August.

Councilman Steve Burker, recreation commission chairman, said the hours are noon-7 p.m.

Season passes are available at the municipal building office, 98 S. Fourth St.

Returning for the summer are the popular aqua Zumba classes, held 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, starting June 18.

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Happenings

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 by The Press in Columns

MAY 29

• Bingo, 7 p.m. (doors open 5 p.m.), at Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive, Moore Township

MAY 30

• Beading club, 1:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

MAY 31

• Storytime and crafts with Miss Veronica, 11 a.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

Whitehall Township Public Library: Library closed for Memorial Day holiday

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Whitehall Township Public Library will be open May 26 but closed May 28 for the Memorial Day holiday.

We wish everyone a safe and happy Memorial Day weekend.

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Our summer reading program will begin in June. It will be for all ages from toddlers to adults. The theme this is year is “Libraries Rock.”

We will have a variety of music programs, some fun science programs and a block party in August.

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Coplay: Legion post hosts Memorial Day event

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Stanley W. Reinhard American Legion Post 426 will hold its annual Memorial Day program May 27.

The day will begin with a 10:30 a.m. Mass at St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, 4 S. Fifth St.

The legion contingent and auxiliary will then meet at the post home, 134 S. Second St., for a service and wreath-laying ceremony at Coplay Saengerbund’s veterans war monument, 205 S. Fifth St.

The program then moves to the St. Peter cemetery on Hokendauqua Street, followed by the St. John Baptist cemetery, 3024 S. Ruch St., and the Stiles veterans war memorial.

Northampton: Annual Wynnewood Estates garage sale is on for May 26

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The annual Wynnewood Estates family garage sale will be held 7 a.m.-3 p.m. May 26.

More than 50 families will be participating.

To get to the sale, travel east on 10th Street from Main Street. Turn left onto Atlas Lane and continue to Buckingham Drive.

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Northampton Borough Municipal Building will be closed May 28 in observance of Memorial Day.

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The 10th annual Paw Prints on the Canal is set for 11 a.m.-4 p.m. June 3 at Canal Street Park. It will be held rain or shine.