Whitehall-Coplay Press

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Fire calls

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 by The Press in Local News


Station 39 assisted the police or another governmental agency at 4138 Fawn Trail Road.


A malfunctioning carbon monoxide detector at 1845 Fern Court brought out Stations 36, 37 and 3503 (deputy chief).


Stations 35, 37 and 3503 responded to a motor vehicle accident with injuries on Pine Street.

A motor vehicle accident with injuries westbound on Route 22 was handled by Stations 35 and 37.


Stations 37 and 3501 assisted the police or another governmental agency at 1282 Hampshire Drive.

Local man wins on JEOPARDY!

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Ryan Bilger, of Macungie, is bringing pride to the area with his recent run of wins on JEOPARDY!.

The 21-year-old Eagle Scout graduated from Emmaus High School in 2015, Gettysburg College this past spring and will attend West Virginia University in the two-year graduate program to study public history. Bilger is the son of Cathy and Kurt and older brother of Kaitlin.

For five days, starting July 4, viewers got to see the Lehigh Valley native compete on JEOPARDY!.

The audition process began with an online test.

Borough denies recreational fee change

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

Council wants payment upfront; funds could help with Saylor Park plans

At Coplay Borough Council’s regular meeting July 9, council members denied a request by David Scheuermann, of DVS Enterprises, for relief on recreational fee payments for his proposed apartment complex on Second Street.

DVS Enterprises Inc. has a plan to develop 48 residential apartments in six buildings at 250 N. Second St. in Coplay. A portion of the property, less than 10 percent of the total, is in Whitehall.

Conner honored as Unsung Hero

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Local News

In honor of Older Americans Month, 14 Lehigh County residents were recognized May 15 at the Lehigh County Office of Aging and Adult Services’ 19th annual tribute to Unsung Heroes at Fellowship Community, Zentz Community Center, Whitehall.

This tribute honors older adults in the Lehigh Valley who have displayed exceptional generosity with their time and talents to enrich the lives of others in the community.

Fire calls

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 by The Press in Local News


Stations 35, 36 and 37 responded to a dumpster fire at 1174 MacArthur Road.


A motor vehicle accident with injuries on Rural Road brought out Stations 35, 38 and 3503 (deputy chief).


Stations 36, 37, 3502 (deputy chief) and 3503 handled a brush fire at 340 Sumner Ave.


A cooking fire, confined to a container, at 2 Maryland Circle was handled by Stations 36, 37, 38 and 3503.


Stations 39 and 40 handled a downed power line at 4104 Adams St.