Whitehall-Coplay Press

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Catasauqua: Toga Party Band comes to Catty park

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The Toga Party Band will perform 7-10 p.m. Aug. 10 at Catasauqua Park Amphitheater, 501 American St.

Come on out with your lawn chairs, blankets and refreshments for a fun music-filled evening!


The Catasauqua High School Class of 1966 has completed its birthday party picnic plans. The picnic will take place 2 p.m. Sept. 15 at North Catasauqua William J. Albert Memorial Park, 701 Grove St.

It’s a BYOB, and the class will provide soda and water. It will be...

Cementon/Egypt: Historical society hosts event

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Local historian Karen Gensey will be leading an informative walk through Egypt beginning 10 a.m. Aug. 25.

The Whitehall Historical Preservation Society is hosting the event.

Gensey will share her knowledge about the history of this Whitehall village, walking to key areas with participants.

If interested, call 610-776-7280 for information on where to meet.

The walk is free to society members. There is a small fee for nonmembers.

Coplay: Charity event is planned for Saturday

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Each year, Sunday Pool League hosts a charity pool tournament and fundraiser to benefit a local cause or organization. This year, the league is pleased to announce that proceeds will be donated to Diakon Adoption & Foster Care, Lehigh Valley.

Diakon Adoption & Foster Care has one goal — to bring permanence to the lives of waiting children and youths. Through foster care, foster-to-adopt (legal-risk placements), special needs and domestic adoption, Diakon focuses on uniting...

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.


Department members responded to a report of a possible water leak in the 300 block of Mulberry Street.

A vehicle was tagged in the 400 block of Bath Avenue.

Intoxicated persons in the 700 block of Second Street were reported. Police gave them a courtesy transport.


No-parking signs were issued on South 15th Street.

On South 10th Street, no-parking signs were...

Coplay police

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.


Police responded to a report of juveniles breaking bottles at the basketball courts in the 100 block of Cherry Street.

Officers were on the scene to assist with a landlord/tenant dispute in the 200 block of South Front Street.

In the unit block of North Fourth Street, police responded to a neighbor dispute.

Two juveniles harassing an individual in the 100 block of South Second Street were...

Fighting Hunger: Programs help adults, children buy farmers market produce

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by SHARI NOCTOR in Opinion

Please cut out this article and post at your workplaces, faith-based organizations, banks and post offices — but more importantly, give it to people you know who would help WIC recipients and seniors.

The WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) provide WIC recipients and low-income seniors with fresh, nutritious, unprepared, locally grown fruits, vegetables and herbs from approved farmers in Pennsylvania. Each eligible recipient...

Camp Jefferson: Campers enjoy climbing, jumping at Dutch Springs

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by NICOLE UMBENHAUER COUNSELOR in School

This has been another awesome week at Camp Jefferson! Week seven was filled with a lot of laughs and excitement.

Monday was filled with a few intense games, including the crowd favorites like dodgeball and handball.

On Tuesday, our campers hopped on the bus to Dutch Springs. The day was filled with a lot of climbing, jumping and swimming. All this exercise made Wednesday morning a little tiring.

Our sore campers enjoyed our weekly craft this week — henna — which showed...