Whitehall-Coplay Press

Friday, June 22, 2018

Coplay police

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

May 21

The department received a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 1000 block of Center Street.

Police investigated a parking complaint in the unit block of South Third Street.

Officers responded to a request to check the welfare of a female walking in the area of North Second and Chestnut streets.

Police were called to the 400 block of Chestnut Street for a residential alarm.

Members of...

Fire calls

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in Local News

MAY 29

A malfunctioning smoke detector at 341 Crest Drive brought out Stations 36, 37 and 3501.

Stations 36, 37, 38, 39, 3501 and 3502 and 3503 (deputy chiefs) responded to an alarm system malfunction at Whitehall Mall.

A motor vehicle accident with injuries at 3026 MacArthur Road brought out Stations 36, 37, 38, 40, 3501, 3502 and 3503.

MAY 30

Station 36 was on the scene of a flammable liquid spill at 922 Third St.

An unintentional alarm...

District news: School ends June 12; have a great summer, WCSD students!

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in School

The last day of school for Whitehall-Coplay School District students is June 12.

June 7, 8, 11 and 12 are half days for students. No lunches will be served.


Reminder: Don’t forget to grab your 2018 Whitehall High School yearbook. Extra yearbooks are available as well.

If you have questions or would like to purchase a yearbook after school, see Mr. Walsh in room D116.


Students, check the lost and found tables at your school. There are many...


Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in Local News



Whitehall-Coplay School Board meets 7 p.m. at the school district administration building, 2940 MacArthur Road.

Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners meets 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.


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


Whitehall Township Legal and Legislative Committee meets 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road....

Stiles: Pools open June 16

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Our township pools will be opening June 16.

We are lucky to have three fabulous pools where we can cool off and have fun. Choose from Jefferson (in Fullerton), Parkview (in Hokendauqua) and Cementon pools.


With school coming to an end soon, please be aware of children playing in our neighborhoods in the morning and afternoon.

Have a safe summer!


Now that the weather is warming up, there is a lot of activity seen on the Ironton Rail Trail....

Catasauqua: St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church plans June 9 yard sale

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in Columns

St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 417 Howertown Road, will be having a yard sale in the fellowship hall 8 a.m.-1 p.m. June 9.

Refreshments will be available for purchase.

There are still some spaces available to rent for a small fee.

Call the church office at 610-264-3221 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. during the week with any questions.


Bethany United Methodist Church, 429 Walnut St., will be holding Vacation Bible School titled “Polar Blast.” It runs...


Monday, June 4, 2018 by The Press in Columns


• Beading club, 1:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Pinochle, 7 p.m., in the Trexler Room of Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information and cost: 610-437-3700


• Moorestown Garden Club meeting, 7 p.m., at Salem United Church of Christ, 2218 Community Drive, Moorestown. Information: 610-759-1652

• Bingo, 7 p.m. (doors open 5 p.m.), at Klecknersville...

Here’s where to get your Whitehall-Coplay Press

Friday, June 1, 2018 by The Press in Local News

•Kotsch’s Market- 1225 Third St., Whitehall

•One Stop Shoppe- 1190 Mickley Road, Whitehall

•7-Eleven #17073- 193 Mickley Road, Whitehall

•Weis #39- 3644 Macarthur Road, Whitehall

•Wawa #8014- 2985 Macarthur Road, Whitehall

•Whitehall Family Restaurant- 3026 Macarthur Road, Whitehall

•SHEETS #330- 5001 MacArthur Road, Whitehall

•WALMART- 2601 MacArthur Road, Whitehall

•Whitehall Mini Mart- 3690 Lehigh St., Whitehall

•Best Food...

Sheriff’s office committed to serving residents of Lehigh County

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

On Jan. 4, 2016, Joseph N. Hanna took the oath of office as Lehigh County sheriff, following Ronald Rossi, who had held the office for 24 years and chose not to run for a seventh term.

Hanna, of Lower Macungie Township, was elected to a four-year term and immediately surrounded himself with an experienced team of professionals committed to serving the residents and visitors to Lehigh County.

In addition to two chief deputies – Chief Deputy Troy Evans and Chief Deputy David A....