Whitehall-Coplay Press

Sunday, June 16, 2019
CONTRIBUTED PHOTOWhitehall resident Bill Watson is one of 13 volunteers who have served at Musikfest for each of the celebration’s 35 years.

Lending a hand

By JAMES BUNTING in Local News

As one of the largest music festivals in the country, Musikfest has a records book with some fairly substantial numbers.

Thirty-five years of performances. An expected attendance of 900,000-plus people. More than 500 shows scheduled on 16...

Press photo by Paul CmilThe Coplay-Northampton Bridge beam delivery turns on a temporary road at Atlas and Savage roads, Allen Township, to get back to Route 329 while heading into Northampton July 20.

Special delivery

By PAUL CMIL in Local News

Drivers woke up early in the morning July 20 in Pottsville as Northeast Precast had 121-foot beams loaded onto special trailers for their trip to Northampton.

The scheduled arrival was 10:30 a.m., but the crew got delayed in Hamburg while...