Whitehall-Coplay Press

Monday, January 22, 2018

Fullerton: Get your cookies this weekend!

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Columns

It’s that time of year again! Girl Scout Troop 63402 will be selling cookies after all masses Jan. 20 and 21 at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, 618 Fullerton Ave.

All your favorites will be available: Carmel Delites, Thin Mints, Peanut Butter Patties, Peanut Butter Sandwiches, Thanks-a-Lot, Smore’s, Lemonades, Shortbread and gluten-free cookies.

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St. Elizabeth’s would like to inform parents of students preparing for the sacraments of Penance and Holy...

Coplay police

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

JAN. 8

A suspicious person walking in the 1100 block of Oak Street was reported.

A custody issue in the unit block of South Front Street brought police to the scene.

Packages were stolen from a porch in the unit block of South Second Street.

A parking complaint in the 200 block of Chestnut Street was received.

Police assisted the fire department with an alarm sounding in the unit block of...

Whitehall police

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

DEC. 25

A reportable motor vehicle accident occurred in the 5100 block of Fornaciari Drive.

Police investigated domestic offenses against family on MacArthur Road and Olympic Circle South.

A disturbance brought officers to the 4500 block of Main Street.

The department investigated a harassment report in the 4100 block of Reliance Street.

A suspicious person on the Ironton Rail Trail was...

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Local News

JANUARY

THURSDAY 18

Coplay-Whitehall Sewer Authority meets 7:30 p.m. in the public meeting room of the Coplay-Whitehall Sewer Authority, 3213 MacArthur Road.

TUESDAY 23

Coplay Borough Planning Commission meets 7 p.m. at the borough municipal building, 98 S. Fourth St.

WEDNESDAY 24

Lehigh County Board of Commissioners meets 7:30 p.m. in the public hearing room of the Lehigh County Government Center, 17 S. Seventh St., Allentown.

Whitehall-Coplay lunch menus

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, Jan. 18: Elem. — Ham and cheese on a pretzel bun or PB&J, corn, banana, chilled peaches, milk. M.S. — Ham and cheese on a pretzel bun or PB&J, steamed corn, celery sticks, banana, chilled peaches, milk. H.S. — Ham and cheese on a pretzel bun, seasoned wedges, celery sticks, chilled peaches, banana, milk.

Friday, Jan. 19: Elem. — Cheese pizza, broccoli with cheese sauce, carrots with dip, apple wedges, milk. M.S., H.S. — Cheese pizza, broccoli with cheese sauce,...

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

DEC. 31

Officers were called to Arch Street to unlock a car door.

A traffic stop was conducted at Fourth and Main streets.

JAN. 1

A report of trespassing in the 500 block of Wyandotte Street brought police to the scene.

Police performed a traffic stop at Fifth and Arch streets.

The department investigated the report of a wanted individual in the 1000 block of Fourth Street....

Commissioners pass resolution for grant request

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by SAMANTHA ANDERSON in Local News

At its regular meeting Jan. 8, Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners passed a resolution allowing Coplay-Whitehall Sewer Authority (CWSA) to move forward with a grant request for the sanitary sewer project on Summit and Prospect streets. The deadline for the application is Feb. 26.

Commissioner Philip Ginder expressed his concerns with some of the wording in the resolution. He was concerned the wording left CWSA obligated to move forward with or without the grant.

Lee...

Northampton: VFW to host button box, polka music

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, 1204 Main St., will host button box and polka entertainment 7:30-10:30 p.m. Jan. 19, Feb. 9 and 16.

Tommy Zito will perform 7-10 p.m. Jan. 20. Doors open 5:30 p.m.

Karaoke nights with Crazy K are set for 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Jan. 26 and Feb. 2 and 23.

The Super Bowl party will kick off 6 p.m. Feb. 4.

Post 4714’s Valentine’s Day dance with DJ Flip is set for 7:30-10:30 p.m. Feb. 10. Tickets are on sale at the post.

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Whitehall library: Simply Play program is on Wednesdays

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Columns

We have a new program for children called Simply Play, held 1 p.m. Wednesdays in January and February. The program is learning through playtime with the new toys we received with a state grant.

Legos and other items are available, and stories will be read, too.

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Reminder: Come in from the cold and register for the adult winter reading program. Our theme this year is “Book Your Winter Getaway!”

Sign-ups started Jan. 15 and continue until March 15, either online...