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Monday, June 26, 2017

Golf tournament

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Hankee Fund

The Krysta Hankee Memorial Fund will be holding its 10th annual Krysta Hankee Memorial Golf Tournament Sept. 9 at Whitetail Golf Club, Bath. Shotgun starts are 7:40 a.m. and 1:15 p.m.

The per-player fee includes greens fees, cart, lunch and prizes.

Lunch will be provided by Carmel.

Tee time will be secured when payment is received. Whitetail tournament and seasonal sponsorships are available.

For cost, registration and other information, email krystafund@gmail.com or call 610-767-4154 and leave a message.

Senior judges to preside on rotating basis

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Whitehall’s district court is open for the filing of new cases, payment for fines and costs and all other related business.

Some court hearings were rescheduled due to the June 5 death of Magisterial District Judge Robert Halal.

Senior magisterial district judges will be assigned on a rotating basis to preside over hearings in the district court. Senior Magisterial District Judge Patricia Warmkessel began her assignment June 12.

Concert, movies, fireworks planned

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


The MacArthur Road 75th anniversary committee has announced the summer lineup of events.

Allentown Marine Band will perform 7:30 p.m. June 10 at Whitehall Parkway. A fireworks display is planned as well.

There is no cost to attend.

The movie “Up” will be shown 8:30 p.m. July 15 at Peter Grim Homestead, Mickley and Lehnert roads.

“Mars Attacks the World” will be shown 8:30 p.m. Aug. 5 at Steckel Elementary School. The original space ship from the movie will be on display.

Event to be held June 17, 18

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Civil War Days

On June 17 and 18, Friends of Camp Geiger will sponsor its ninth Lehigh Valley Civil War Days at the Whitehall Parkway recreational area on Church Street in Whitehall. The event is open 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-noon Sunday.

To commemorate the second year of the Civil War, the battle of Hanover Courthouse, which took place in May of 1862, will be featured. The two phases of the battle will be reenacted 10:45 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday. A battlefield lecture will precede each battle.

Summer sports camps offered

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh Carbon Community College’s athletic department will offer sport camps at its main campus in Schnecksville. The camps will be held in June and July.

Cougar Camp Sports and Fun will be held 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. All four sessions are for children in grades K through 8. There is a cost per weekly session. Students will learn age-appropriate fundamentals of basketball, baseball, volleyball, soccer and golf while playing other fun games and activities. LCCC coaches and athletes will teach instruction in a different sport each day. Campers must bring their own lunch.

Directory now available

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


The free Pennsylvania Campground Owners Association’s Campground Directory is now available.

The magazine lists 229 campgrounds and RV resorts in Pennsylvania and is a must for all RVers and tenters.

The directory divides the state into eight geographic areas with maps, color coding and detailed facility listings for PCOA member campgrounds within each area.

Each of the 229 members of the association is listed with the name, mailing address, phone numbers, access directions, number of sites and listing of facilities.

April 7 event to be held at Westgate Mall

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


State Rep. Dan McNeill, D-133rd, and state Sen. Lisa Boscola, D-18th, will hold their annual Spring Senior Fair April 7 at Westgate Mall.

“Every year, this event has gotten bigger and better, with close to 100 vendors and more than 500 seniors attending last year,” McNeill said. “We are looking forward to another great turnout.”

The free event will be held 9 a.m.-noon at 2285 Schoenersville Road.

There will be door prizes and free refreshments.

No RSVP is necessary to attend.