Whitehall-Coplay Press

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Happenings

Monday, September 16, 2019 by The Press in Columns

SEPT. 16

• Sign-ups begin for fall children’s programs (for 3 months to fifth grade), to be held the week of Oct. 22, at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information and registration (required): 610-262-7537

• Sign-ups begin for family Halloween craft, to be held 6 p.m. Oct. 29, at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information and registration (required): 610-262-7537

• Veterans outreach program, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the office of state...

School board hears students’ travel experiences

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by ERIN THOMAS in Local News

At the Whitehall-Coplay School Board meeting Sept. 9, London Club adviser Joseph Krempasky introduced Whitehall High School students Kayleigh Moyer and Megan Kelly, who presented a slideshow of their 2019 trip to Eastern Europe. Students traveled through Germany, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Poland.

Moyer’s most memorable part of the trip was the visit to Auschwitz.

“I can genuinely say this was the most life-changing thing I’ve ever done in my entire life,” she said...

Board gets sneak peek at complex

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by KATHY LAUER-WILLIAMS in Local News

The construction of the new 29,000-square-foot police station and renovation of the township municipal building is within budget and on schedule, Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners learned at its meeting Sept. 9.

Moving the project forward, the board approved both an ordinance to accept a proposal for the removal of hazardous materials including asbestos and a resolution conditionally approving the land development plan at the township municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road....

Letter to the Editor

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

To the Editor:

Some folks reading this will remember the 1965 hit by Shirley Ellis, titled “The Name Game.” Well, Rock-Lehigh Valley LLC is playing its own version of the ’60s hit.

Having been denied a request to have 155 acres of land in East Allen Township rezoned to light industrial business park for a future warehouse, Rock-Lehigh Valley has taken a new approach to its quest.

In filing an appeal, it now has identified the proposed structure as a logistics center....

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

AUG. 25

Police investigated an abandoned vehicle in the 1000 block of Fifth Street.

AUG. 26

Officers made a warrant arrest in the area of Third and Buttonwood streets.

The department assisted an outside agency in the 500 block of Buttonwood Street.

Police assisted a citizen in the 1100 block of Third Street.

AUG. 27

Illegal dumping in the 1100 block of Third Street was...

Whitehall-Coplay lunch menus

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in School

Friday, Sept. 13: Elem. — Cheese pizza, broccoli with cheese sauce, carrots with dip, apple wedges, milk choice; M.S. — Pepperoni/cheese pizza, broccoli with cheese sauce, carrots with dip, apple wedges, orange, milk choice; H.S. — Four-cheese pizza, broccoli with cheese sauce, celery sticks, apple wedges, orange, milk choice; H.S. premium — Mozzarella sticks with marinara sauce, salad plate, carrots with dip, apple wedges, orange, milk choice

Monday, Sept. 16: Elem. — Chicken tenders...

Fullerton: Halupki dinner to be served Sept. 14

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Columns

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, 618 Fullerton Ave., will be holding a halupki dinner 4-7 p.m. Sept. 14 in the parish hall.

The meal includes halupki, mashed potatoes, roll with butter and dessert. Children ages 5-10 will be offered macaroni and cheese.

Call the parish office at 610-266-0695 for prices or more information.

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St. Elizabeth’s will be holding a CYO meeting in the school library 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17. All parents with children enrolled...

Northampton police

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

AUG. 23

Criminal mischief — a residence egged — in the 1700 block of Main Street was reported.

A domestic dispute between a male and a female took place in the 300 block of East 12th Street.

AUG. 24

Police investigated a report of loud music in the 400 block of East Fifth Street.

An unwanted male trespassing at Redner’s Quick Shoppe, West 21st Street, was investigated.

In the 100...

Whitehall police

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

AUG. 24

Police investigated a domestic offense against family in the 700 block of Jordan Parkway.

A mental health call in the 1500 block of Alta Drive brought police to the scene.

Officers responded to disturbances on Lehigh Street and MacArthur Road.

The department handled a report of a person reportedly driving under the influence on Third Street.

A suspicious person in the 1200 block of...