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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Whitehall-Coplay lunch menus

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by The Press in School

Friday, April 26: Elem. — Cheese pizza, broccoli with cheese sauce, green beans, apple wedges, milk choice; M.S. — Pepperoni/cheese pizza, mixed vegetables, green beans, apple wedges, orange, milk choice; H.S. — Pepperoni/cheese pizza, broccoli with cheese sauce, carrots with dip, apple wedges, orange, milk choice; H.S. premium — Popcorn shrimp or spicy fish sandwich, salad plate, carrots with dip, apple wedges, orange, milk choice

Monday, April 29: Elem. — Soft-shell taco with salsa...

Catasauqua: Last chance to see ‘The Addams Family’ April 26-28

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Catasauqua Area Showcase Theatre’s production of “The Addams Family” will run 7 p.m. April 26 and 2 p.m. April 27 and 28.

The performances are held in the Catasauqua High School auditorium, 2500 W. Bullshead Road, Northampton.

To order tickets, visit cattytheatre.org or call 610-841-3747.


Catasauqua will hold its annual Arbor Day celebration 10 a.m. April 27 at the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St. Trees will be dedicated to noteworthy citizens and/or...


Monday, April 22, 2019 by The Press in Columns


• “Conversation about Memory Loss” (presented by LifeSpring in Home Care of Eastern Pennsylvania), 4 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information: 610-262-7537


• Gentle chair yoga, 9:30-10:30 a.m., at Whitehall Active Community Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. The class will continue April 25 and 30. Information, registration and cost: 610-437-3700

• Eric Carle-themed storytime, activities and crafts (for...

Saylor Park project discontinued

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

Coplay Borough Council took some last-minute actions over the past week to try and save the renovation plan proposed for Saylor Park. In the end, members made the decision April 9 to discontinue the project.

“We originally started with the idea that this was going to be a $500,000 project. We bid it out, and the number was closer to a million. We cut back the scope of the project and got a lot of help from local trade unions, but we were still around $800,000,” Councilman Charles Sodl...

Northampton: St. Paul’s UCC hosts Good Friday storytelling event

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The stories of Jesus were told orally for years before they were written down in the Gospels. The Rev. Todd Fennell will tell the stories of Jesus’ last week from Mark’s Gospel 7:30 p.m. Good Friday, April 19, at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 19th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

A freewill offering will be received.


The 67th annual Festival of Bands will be held 2:30 p.m. April 28 in the auditorium of Northampton Area High School, 1619 Laubach Ave. The event,...

Another View

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

If you’re like me, you’re enjoying the warmer weather that comes with spring and anticipating the really warm days of summer. One thing I don’t enjoy is the buzzing I hear swarming around me when I’m outside at an event or playing with my son in the backyard. Although I have a fear of bees — I’ll save the traumatic childhood experience for another time — I know how important they are to plants, our environment and even the economy.

EarthDay.org says, “Plants need bees to pollinate,...

Whitehall police

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.


Officers were on the scene of a domestic offense against family in the 1000 block of North Sixth Street.

Police investigated a theft in the 1500 block of Creekside Road.

Disturbances on MacArthur and Mechanicsville roads and Mickley Run were reported.

The department responded to a truancy report on Zephyr Boulevard.

Officers were on the scene of a fire in the 2100 block of Center...

Coplay: No yard waste pickup April 19 in Coplay Borough

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Any yard waste materials must be in containers or bundled for the Friday collections.

There is no yard waste pickup April 19.


Coplay Recreation & Welfare Association’s Easter egg hunt is set for 1 p.m. April 20 at St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, 4 S. Fifth St.

The various age groups — 1-2, 3-4, 5-6 and 7-8 — will line up on the southwest area of the lawn.

Along with prize eggs for the various age brackets, there will be additional goodies to ensure...