Whitehall-Coplay Press

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Northampton police

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 7

Officers investigated an identity fraud case in the 700 block of East 18th Street.

SEPT. 8

A male causing a disturbance in the 1700 block of Main Street was reported.

SEPT. 10

Debit card fraud in the 200 block of East 20th Street was investigated by police.

SEPT. 11

Officers assisted Palmerton Police Department in the 1700 block of Main Street in making contact with...

Rap of the Gavel

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by The Press in Local News

SEPTEMBER

THURSDAY 19

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

TUESDAY 24

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

WEDNESDAY 25

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.

Hokendauqua: Send in your Hokey news!

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Does your Hokendauqua church, club or organization have news for this column? Contact me at skoch@tnonline.com with your information by Sept. 27 to meet the deadline. This column will next run Oct. 3.

Thank you for helping get news out to community members of Hokendauqua.

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Reminder: On Oct. 15, First Presbyterian Church of Hokendauqua, 3005 S. Front St., will host a Whitehall-Coplay Hunger Initiative community meal from 4 p.m....

Whitehall police

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

AUG. 29

Police investigated a report of disorderly conduct in the 2900 block of Zephyr Boulevard.

Disturbances on Forest Road and MacArthur Road were investigated.

AUG. 30

Officers investigated a theft from a vehicle in the 300 block of Oakwood Drive.

The department assisted with a report of a brush fire in the 2100 block of MacArthur Road.

Domestic offenses against family on...

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 1

Police investigated a report of an open door in the 1100 block of Fourth Street.

The department responded to a fireworks complaint in the area of Third and Arch streets.

Officers assisted Catasauqua police with a report of a disturbance on Lehigh Street.

SEPT. 2

A hit and run in the 1200 block of Third Street brought police to the scene.

A domestic call in the 1000...

Man, 22, charged with sexual assault at day care facility

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin announced Sept. 18 that a Whitehall man has been charged with sexual assault and related offenses that were committed at a day care facility in the township.

Zachary Zimmerman, 22, has been charged with one count each of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child and involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, both felonies of the first degree. He is also charged with one count of aggravated indecent sexual...

ANOTHER VIEW

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

Forty-two years ago Sept. 18, a remarkable photo was taken.

On Sept. 18, 1977, Voyager 1 captured Earth and the moon in the same photo shot by a spacecraft from deep space.

Voyager 1, launched 13 days earlier from Cape Canaveral, Fla., was en route to the outer reaches of the solar system with the particular mission of glimpsing Jupiter and Saturn, according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

This was not the first shot of the neighboring pair.

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Northampton: Historical society, Quota Club schedule sales for Sept. 21

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The Northampton Area Historical Society will hold its fall garage sale 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Siegfried Station, 21st Street.

Organizers will be accepting donations from the public for its sale. Donations may be dropped off at the station 6-8 p.m. Sept. 19 and 20.

On the day of the garage sale, preordered mums will be available for pickup 8-11 a.m. at the station. Extra mums will also be available for purchase.

For more information about the historical society...

Coplay Public Library: Calling all ‘Downton Abbey’ enthusiasts

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Join us 1 p.m. Sept. 21 for a special salute to “Downton Abbey.” We will be showing the first and last episodes of the popular show, followed by group discussion and a lovely tea party served by an enthusiastic staff.

RSVP to the library at 610-262-7351 or by email at coplaypubliclibrary@gmail.com.

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Need some laughs? Come to a comedy night benefiting the library at Wisecrackers Comedy Club at Ramada Inn, 1500...