Whitehall-Coplay Press

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Woman’s Club names Wells as February Girl of the Month

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

Emily Wells has been named Girl of the Month for February by Woman’s Club of Whitehall Township.

She is a daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Wells, of Whitehall.

Wells has earned high honor roll for all marking periods.

She has been a member of Zephyr Nation, SADD, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Outdoors Club for three years. She participated on the track and field team and the field hockey team, where she served as captain her senior year.

Wells belongs to...

Gockley Elementary principal discusses full-day kindergarten

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by ERIN THOMAS in School

At the April 8 Whitehall-Coplay School Board meeting, Denise Saylor, principal of Gockley Elementary School, presented a slideshow of the kindergarten and first-grade classes’ activities and achievements throughout the year. She discussed the transition to the full-day kindergarten program that begins in August.

“Today was our first day of kindergarten registration, so it’s starting to feel a little more real as we’re talking to the parents about that. We’re very excited.

“We’...

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Local News

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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.

Hokendauqua: St. John’s plans April 18 service

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Columns

St. John’s United Church of Christ, Mickley’s, 2918 MacArthur Road, will have a Tenebrae service 7:30 p.m. April 18. The service will include a Disciples Communion.

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Do you have a child playing baseball or softball at Hokendauqua Park this season? Join Hokendauqua Park and Playground Association for its 2019 opening day ceremonies April 27. The teams will be meeting at Hokendauqua Fire Company, Second Street, and they will be escorted to the park by firetrucks starting 7:30...

North Catasauqua police

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

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

MARCH 31

Officers responded to a burglar alarm in the 1100 block of Eighth Street.

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

The department assisted Catasauqua police with a domestic issue in the 100 block of Railroad Street.

APRIL 1

A disturbance in the 1100 block of Front Street was reported.

Officers investigated a report of fraud in the 1100 block of...

Coplay police

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

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

MARCH 25

Police responded to a report of ATVs driving on the street in the unit block of North Front Street.

Officers investigated a suspicious vehicle in the area of the Coplay Parkway.

The department investigated a report of an unlocked door in the 500 block of Chestnut Street.

A welfare check was performed in the 200 block of Coplay Street.

MARCH 26

Police investigated a disturbance...

Fire calls

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Local News

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Stations 37, 38 and 3501 responded to a carbon monoxide detector activation at 2115 Third Ave.

A motor vehicle accident at 1155 Schadt Ave. brought out Stations 35, 37 and 3501.

Stations 36, 37, 38 and 3501 responded to a malfunctioning smoke detector activation at 3020 Fellowship Drive.

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An unintentional alarm activation at 1177 Sixth St. was handled by Stations 36, 39 and 3501.

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Stations 36, 39, 40 and 3501 responded to...

Whitehall-Coplay lunch menus

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in School

Thursday, April 18: Elem. — Popcorn chicken with dinner roll or PB&J, steamed corn, banana, chilled peaches, milk choice; M.S. — Cheese-filled breadsticks with marinara sauce or PB&J, steamed corn, celery sticks, banana, chilled peaches, milk choice; H.S. — Cheese-filled breadsticks with marinara sauce, mixed vegetables, tossed salad, chilled peaches, banana, milk choice; H.S. premium — Chicken fajita, salad plate, steamed corn, banana, chilled peaches, milk choice

Friday,...

Catasauqua: Youth raise awareness to fight hunger

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Once again, the youth at Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, 604 Fourth St., will be taking part in a 30-hour famine to raise awareness and funds to fight hunger through World Vision. The famine starts noon April 19.

The youth group will also be sponsoring an Easter egg hunt 1 p.m. April 20 for ages 2-6. The event will be held in the grassy area at the church but will be inside if there is inclement weather.

Seven- to 10-year-old children will be inside decorating Easter...