Under sunny skies, Faith Lutheran Church in Whitehall held its annual Wheels of Faith Car Show and Craft fair on the church grounds Aug. 18,
· Stations 36 and 37 responded to a reported mattress smoking in the middle of the roadway at Mickley Road and American Street (none found), 5:54 a.m.
· A fire alarm at 2022 Aery Lane, found to be a cooking accident, brought out Stations 36 and 37, 1:01 p.m.
· Stations 36, 37 and 39 responded to a pull station alarm at the Golf Oil Terminal, 2451 Main St., system malfunction, 4:29 p.m.
· Station 37 recalled for a motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle and a car on Schadt Avenue at the S curves, 6:54 a.m.
The Whitehall-Coplay School Board discussed the benefits and possibility of receiving a cyber security insurance policy at its recent committee meeting.
Peter Dooley, a broker with Myers Benner Inc., presented a document that outlined the insurance policy. The policy would protect the school from the threat of potential hackers, cases of copyright or trademark infringement, invasion of privacy, libel, slander and plagiarism.
"The more we learn about this, the more I think it's recommended the board considers this coverage," said Business Manager Robert Strauss.
· The Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club monthly meeting – 7:30 p.m., Bethlehem Area Vo-Tech School, 3300 Chester Ave., Bethlehem. Information: www. dlarc.org, KE3AW@ arrl.net or 610-432-8286.
· Delaware, Lehigh & Susquehanna Model Railroad Club meeting – 7-9 p.m., Coplay Borough Hall, Fourth and Center streets. Open to all model railroaders ages 14 and older. Information: Dick Lobach at 610-965-2598.
Whitehall was represented in the finals of the Lehigh Valley Best of the Best karaoke contest.
Most area schools are now in session for the 2012-13 school year. This means the morning commute will be busier for all on their way to work and school.
Be aware of students walking to bus stops and school and drive cautiously. You may even want to leave the house a little earlier to get a jump start on the heavier traffic. Stay safe.
With Labor Day behind us, we are headed into autumn and a busy schedule for fall sports.
The Relay for Life is not a one-day deal.
Although the 24-hour event which takes place each June at Whitehall High School is familiar to most people, the event does not represent the complete package, said Shari Noctor, chairperson of the 2012-13 Relay for Life of Whitehall. This year, the Whitehall relay celebrates its 10th anniversary and the American Cancer Society is celebrating its 100th.
In this continuing series, I am speaking to Mr. Harold Smith, well-known and highly respected president of the Northampton Historical Society and former employee of the landmark Miller's Department Store and Kotsch's Market in Fullerton.
Born in 1927 Harold, as most families in America, faced the Great Depression. I asked him to recall his youth.
Coplay Saengerbund awaits a ruling from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board on who will monitor noise from the club's outdoor pavilion.
The Saengerbund wants borough police to regulate the sound level from music played by bands at the club's outdoor pavilion rather than the state.
Whitehall-Coplay School Board meets at 7 p.m. at the school district administration building, 2940 MacArthur Road.
Whitehall Township Commissioners meet at 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.
Coplay Borough Council meets at 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 98 S. Fourth St
The Whitehall Township Legal and Legislative Committee meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.