Whitehall-Coplay Press

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Police conduct traffic stops

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Lehigh TWP.

April 2 marked Coordinated Traffic Enforcement Day in Pennsylvania.

In an effort to advance the Vision Zero 2019 Plan, adopted by Lehigh Township last month, Lehigh Township Police Department, in cooperation with Walnutport Police Department, conducted multiple simultaneous traffic enforcement details on Routes 145 and 248 in Lehigh Township.

During this five-hour traffic enforcement wave, 81 total citations were issued.

Seventy-seven citations were...

Whitehall-Coplay lunch menus

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in School

Thursday, April 11: Elem., M.S. — Ham and cheese on pretzel bun or PB&J, steamed corn, banana, chilled peaches, milk choice (M.S.: celery sticks also); H.S. — Ham and cheese on pretzel bun, seasoned wedges, celery sticks, chilled peaches, banana, milk choice; H.S. premium — Baked chicken, salad plate, steamed corn, chickpeas, chilled peaches, banana, milk choice

Friday, April 12: Elem. — Cheese pizza, broccoli with cheese sauce, green beans, apple wedges, milk choice; M.S., H.S...

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

MARCH 14

Officers attempted to contact an individual in the 400 block of Race Street for Upper Saucon Township police.

A citation was issued on 14th Street.

In the 200 block of Race Street, a citation was issued for a construction zone traffic violation.

At Whittier Place Apartments, 895 Walnut St., a dog bite occurred. The owner was cited.

MARCH 15

A cable wire was pulled down in...

Cement Worker of the Month

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Mr. Phillip Retter was reared in Easton, graduating from Easton High School in 1988. At age 13, he started to work at his uncle’s garage, Fluerer’s Auto Body, in Nazareth.

He recalled, “I worked there after school and each summer. My father, Glenn, helped out and was on the pit crew of Al Loquasto, an Indy race car driver who drove the Frosty Root Beer car in the famous Indy 500.”

After graduation, Phillip worked at Einfalt Salvage Yard, starting at $4 an hour, running every...

Whitehall Township Public Library: eBay program set for April 13, 18

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Mark your calendar for 10 a.m. April 13 and 6:30 p.m. April 18 for the return of a popular program on how to sell your items on eBay.

Patty Vahey, library director, will present the basics of eBay use so that you can learn how to list your items, ship them and get paid.

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The third Monday open mic and jam night will be held 6:30 p.m. April 15. Thank you to Rocking the Valley Online Radio and Earl Andrews for their support.

Entertainers interested in performing...

Fullerton: All-you-can-eat breakfast set for April 14

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in Columns

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, 618 Fullerton Ave., will be holding its last all-you-can-eat breakfast of the season 8:30-11:30 a.m. April 14.

Enjoy bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, home fries, pancakes, cheesy Tater Tots, Danish, juice, tea and coffee.

There will be a spring flower and fudge sale at the breakfast as well. This sale helps to fund the youth ministry’s activities for next year.

The group is looking for volunteers to help with the sale. This...

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in Local News

APRIL

THURSDAY 11

Whitehall Township Environmental Advisory Council meets 7 p.m. in the township municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.

TUESDAY 16

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

WEDNESDAY 17

Whitehall Township Planning Commission holds a workshop meeting 6:30 p.m., followed by the regular meeting 7:30 p.m., in the public meeting room at the municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road...

Northampton: Borough egg hunt set for April 13

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The borough will hold its annual Easter egg hunt 11 a.m. April 13 at Municipal Park, Smith Lane and Laubach Avenue. Rain date is 1 p.m. April 14.

The event is open to Northampton residents up to age 10. All participants will receive prizes.

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The Hungarian Hall, Stewart and Canal streets, will hold an Easter egg hunt 11:30 a.m. April 14.

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The stories of Jesus were told orally for years before they were written down in the Gospels. The Rev. Todd Fennell...

EDITOR’S VIEW

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

The court system is ably handling the parents involved in Operation Varsity Blues and the man behind the scam to influence college admissions decisions at some prestigious American universities.

It’s now time to stop talking about those who’ve allegedly committed the crimes and start thinking about all those who’ve been negatively impacted by their actions.

Each day, for weeks, we’ve seen images of celebrities Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman and alleged scheme mastermind...