Whitehall-Coplay Press

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

County groups to co-sponsor 7th District candidates forum

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

League of Women Voters

The League of Women Voters of Northampton County and Lehigh County are co-sponsoring a candidates forum for the 7th Congressional District race 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 25.

The forum is being hosted at the Gracedale Nursing Home chapel, 2 Gracedale Ave., Nazareth.

Doors open 6:30 p.m. to allow some meet-and-greet time with the candidates.

There is plenty of parking.

Ladies fly fishing event is set

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Hokendauqua Chapter of Trout Unlimited

The Hokendauqua Chapter of Trout Unlimited is hosting the third annual ladies fly fishing educational instruction event Oct. 13.

Check-in begins 8 a.m., and the program starts 9 a.m.

There is no cost.

Women, age 18 and older, will be given instruction on fly fishing equipment, how to cast, tie a fly pattern and more.

You may bring your own equipment or use the equipment provided.

Trunk-or-treat event planned

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Chick-fil-A

The Chick-fil-A in Whitehall, 2610 MacArthur Road, is hosting its second annual trunk-or-treat event 5-7 p.m. Oct. 23.

This community event allows children to trick or treat in a unique way. Children will be able to walk around and receive treats at cars that were registered to participate.

There will be other activities as well, such as face painting, a deejay and a balloon artist.

Rain date for the event is Oct. 24.

Readers invited to participate

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Stockings for Soldiers

The Lehigh Valley Press invites you to share some of the warmth of the yuletide season with Keystone Military Families and the Stockings for Soldiers program.

Keystone Military Families’ mission is to provide caring support for deployed military members in all branches of service to our country, no matter where they are stationed in the world.

The organization provides care packages, special holiday packages, letters, cards and more to raise the spirits of the troops.

Quilt guild plans Sept. 4 meeting

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Crazy Quilters

The Crazy Quilters Quilt Guild will meet 7 p.m. Sept. 4 at the Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, 3461 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Emmaus.

Award-winning quilter Joyce Hughes will present “My Journey into Quilting,” featuring art quilts created with fabric panels and thread painting.

Visitors should arrive between 6:30 p.m. and 6:45 p.m.

There is a small fee for nonmembers.

For more information, visit crazyquilters.org.

Education, programs are available

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Cancer Support COMMUNITY

The Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley is offering the following free education and support programs for cancer patients and their caregivers in June.

Unless otherwise noted, programs are held at the Cancer Support Community, 944 Marcon Blvd., Suite 110, Allentown.

• Survivor Summit: 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. June 15 at the Historic Hotel Bethlehem. The day includes speakers and sessions featuring art therapy, yoga, clinical trials, lymphedema management, medical marijuana, budget planning, care giving, exercise, nutrition and more.

County facility’s ratings improve during 2018 quarterly quality assessments

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Cedarbrook Nursing Home

The Center for Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS) has released its 2018 quarterly evaluation of nursing homes. Cedarbrook Nursing Home received five out of five stars for overall quality.

In addition, it saw its staff rating increase from three stars to four stars and received four stars for nurse staffing.