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Saturday, May 25, 2019

Coplay council teams up with Arc to assist disabled workers

Thursday, May 23, 2019 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

Kathleen Slane and Jesse Velarde stepped to the podium at Coplay Borough Council’s workshop session May 7 to discuss the Arc Discovery Employment Transitions (ADEPT) program.

“The program is designed to transition people with disabilities like autism and Down syndrome into the work force. We train them for specific tasks based on the needs that businesses have. These are good workers, and there are restrictions on what they can do, but they come to your municipality ready to work,”...

Memorial Day services planned

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT in Local News

Memorial Day services are planned across the region. The public is invited to attend the programs, organized by local veterans groups to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice to preserve and protect our freedoms.


• Stanley W. Reinhard American Legion Post 426 will hold services May 26 at the following locations:

Noon — Coplay Saengerbund memorial, South Fifth Street

12:10 p.m. — St. Peter cemetery, South Fifth Street

12:20 p.m. — St. John’s...

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.


Police responded to an alarm in the 1400 block of Main Street.

Officers assisted Coplay police with a report of a domestic issue in the 1000 block of Catherine Drive.

Low-hanging wires in the 1100 block of Third Street were addressed.

Police assisted citizens on Railroad Street and at Fifth and Grove streets.

The department assisted with a civil matter in the 700 block of...

Lunch menus

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 by The Press in School

Friday, May 24: Elem. — Cheese pizza, broccoli with cheese sauce, carrots with dip, apple wedges, milk choice; M.S., H.S. — Cheese pizza, broccoli with cheese sauce, carrots with dip, apple wedges, orange, milk choice; H.S. premium — Cheese-filled breadsticks, salad plate, carrots with dip, chickpeas, apple wedges, orange, milk choice

Monday, May 27: Schools are closed; no meals served.

Tuesday, May 28: Elem. — Bacon, egg and cheese sandwich or PB&J, emoji fries, celery...

Troop M honors fallen brethren

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

Active duty and retired Pennsylvania State Police officers united ranks May 2 in front of their red brick barracks in Hanover Township, Lehigh County, to honor their dead. Family members and guests came in support.

The men and women were there for the Pennsylvania State Police Memorial Day ceremony hosted by Troop M, Bethlehem, headquarters commanded by Captain Richard H. D’Ambrosio.

In a landscaped garden beside the entrance to the barracks facing Airport Road stood framed...

Northampton: Annual Wynnewood Estates yard sale is planned for May 25

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The 28th annual Wynnewood Estates garage/yard sale is set for 7 a.m.-3 p.m. May 25.

There will be more than 50 families participating in the sale.

Travel east on 10th Street from Main Street. Turn left onto Atlas Lane and continue to Buckingham Drive.


Harlow Hair & Beauty, 1774 Main St., will hold a cut-a-thon 11 a.m.-3 p.m. June 2 to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Stylist Jess has been giving back to Make-A-Wish for 10 years. In 2005, her 2-...