Whitehall-Coplay Press

Thursday, June 21, 2018

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.

Cars & Coffee series is May 20

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

SteelStacks

The free monthly Cars & Coffee Lehigh Valley series, presented by Chevrolet 21, featuring up to 500 different vehicles of all makes and models, continues 9 a.m. May 20.

The featured automobile will be a custom-built Tucker 48, created by Rob Ida of Ida Automotive in New Jersey, along with Tucker family member Sean Tucker. One of the original 51 Tuckers is currently on display at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C.

Open house is planned

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Whitehall Fire Dept.

Whitehall Bureau of Fire will be having an open house at the Robert L. Benner Fire Training Grounds noon-4 p.m. May 6. There will be demonstrations of fire extinguishers for the public to try, as well as automobile extrication and other demonstrations throughout the event.

The department will be accepting applications for anyone wishing to become a volunteer firefighter.

Light refreshments will also be served.

Those planning to attend should drive to 2600 Lehigh St. and follow the signs to the training facility, which is on a private road.

Event offered on May 12

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

VIN ETCHING

Lehigh County Auto Theft and Insurance Fraud Task Force has scheduled a free vehicle identification number (VIN) etching event 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 12 at the Whitehall Township Public Works building, 3219 MacArthur Road.

The event is open to all vehicle owners in Lehigh County, and there is no limit to the number of vehicles motorists can bring to the event.

VIN etching is the process of chemically etching a vehicle’s unique identification number on all windows and sunroofs.

Open house is planned

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley

Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley is holding a spring open house 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 28.

It will be held at 1988 Schadt Ave., Whitehall.

Guests are invited to a Q&A to learn about Islamic and Muslim culture, visit cultural stations, sample cuisine, take guided tours of the center and more.

Modest dress is requested of guests. Casual pants, jeans and long skirts are acceptable.

For more information, contact info@malv.org.

Rain barrel workshop is planned

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Whitehall Township

Save water by installing a rain barrel! Rain barrels sit underneath a downspout to collect water from the roof each rain event. The water can be saved and used to water plants in your yard.

By using a rain barrel, you can help save drinking water resources, decrease water and sewer bills, utilize higher-quality water for plants and reduce polluted runoff from storms.

McNeill, Boscola to host senior fair

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Whitehall Mall

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-133rd, and state Sen. Lisa Boscola, D-18th, invite area senior citizens to their upcoming senior fair.

The free event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon April 27 at Whitehall Mall.

“We have over 70 vendors scheduled to attend. There will be free blood pressure screenings, vision checks, giveaways, refreshments and door prizes,” McNeill said. “Last year’s event drew more than 500 seniors, so you don’t want to miss out on this great free event.