Whitehall-Coplay Press

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Fire calls

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in Local News

MAY 29

A malfunctioning smoke detector at 341 Crest Drive brought out Stations 36, 37 and 3501.

Stations 36, 37, 38, 39, 3501 and 3502 and 3503 (deputy chiefs) responded to an alarm system malfunction at Whitehall Mall.

A motor vehicle accident with injuries at 3026 MacArthur Road brought out Stations 36, 37, 38, 40, 3501, 3502 and 3503.

MAY 30

Station 36 was on the scene of a flammable liquid spill at 922 Third St.

An unintentional alarm transmission at 2650 MacArthur Road was handled by Stations 36, 38 and 3501.

MAY 31

‘We are a proud and accomplished class’

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by JAMES BUNTING in Local News

Whitehall High School celebrates 2018 grads

Three hundred fifty-one members of the Class of 2018 joined the ranks of Whitehall High School alumni at the school’s 114th commencement ceremony at Stabler Arena, Bethlehem, June 4.

Following a performance of “Pomp and Circumstance” by the Whitehall High School band, Jacky Mansour delivered the opening remarks that empowered the outgoing students to stay motivated in chasing their dreams.

“Class of 2018, we never gave up when times were tough. We kept going. That’s what makes us special. That’s what makes us Zephyrs,” Mansour said.

Dent joining CNN

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Former U.S. congressman to be political commentator

Former U.S. Congressman Charlie Dent has joined CNN as a political commentator. His first appearance as a CNN political commentator was on Erin Burnett OutFront May 21.

Dent emailed The Press May 22 stating he is not a CNN employee, but his arrangement with CNN is exclusive. He also stated he will continue to reside in Allentown.

Here’s where to get your Whitehall-Coplay Press

Friday, June 1, 2018 by The Press in Local News

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•One Stop Shoppe- 1190 Mickley Road, Whitehall

•7-Eleven #17073- 193 Mickley Road, Whitehall

•Weis #39- 3644 Macarthur Road, Whitehall

•Wawa #8014- 2985 Macarthur Road, Whitehall

•Whitehall Family Restaurant- 3026 Macarthur Road, Whitehall

•SHEETS #330- 5001 MacArthur Road, Whitehall

•WALMART- 2601 MacArthur Road, Whitehall

•Whitehall Mini Mart- 3690 Lehigh St., Whitehall

•Best Food Mart- 202 Fullerton Ave., Whitehall

•Top Star #110- 4755 Main St., Whitehall

Sheriff’s office committed to serving residents of Lehigh County

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

On Jan. 4, 2016, Joseph N. Hanna took the oath of office as Lehigh County sheriff, following Ronald Rossi, who had held the office for 24 years and chose not to run for a seventh term.

Hanna, of Lower Macungie Township, was elected to a four-year term and immediately surrounded himself with an experienced team of professionals committed to serving the residents and visitors to Lehigh County.

Holiday events

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT in Local News

Memorial Day programs planned to honor military

Area veterans groups and other organizations will honor military personnel who have made the ultimate sacrifice with ceremonies and services this weekend.


MAY 27

• St. John’s United Church of Christ, Mickleys, 2918 MacArthur Road, Whitehall, will host a worship service 9:30 a.m. Also participating in the event are both Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church and Hokendauqua American Legion Post 739 members.

Lehigh County Executive Phillips Armstrong will be the guest speaker.

Whitehall officers are honored

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by KATHY LAUER-WILLIAMS in Local News

Chief awards commendations to 10 for bravery, service to community

Ten Whitehall Township officers were recognized for their bravery and service to the community at the township’s second annual police commendation program May 14 in the township municipal building.

“In this increasingly dangerous world, police officers are putting their lives on the line every day,” said Lt. Gregory Bealer, who introduced the program.

Township Chief of Police Michael J. Marks lauded the honorees for their exemplary service.

“You contribute to making this a safe community,” Marks said. “You run toward danger despite every human instinct.”