Whitehall-Coplay Press

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Cementon/Egypt: Drop off gifts for Operation Santa

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in Columns

It’s that time of year again for Operation Santa. There will be a fireman at the Laurel Fire Company firehouse 6-10 p.m. Dec. 3 and Dec. 10 to receive gifts for Santa to deliver to Cementon children.

Gifts may also be dropped off at the fire hall bar 4-10 p.m. Nov. 29 and Dec. 4 and 13; 4-11 p.m. Nov. 30 and Dec. 7 and 14; noon-6 p.m. Dec. 2 and 9; and 7-11 p.m. Dec. 3 and 11.

Please have the child’s name and address attached to each gift.

Santa will begin delivering 8 a...

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

NOV. 12

At Whittier Place Apartments, 895 Walnut St., officers assisted a resident who fell.

Police assisted North Catasauqua officers in the 1200 block of Eighth Street for a report of an open door.

In the 100 block of Wood Street, police investigated a disturbance report. Members of the department gave advice regarding the domestic issue.

Simon Antipas, 35, of Catasauqua, was arrested for...

Coplay Public Library: Library will be closed Dec. 4

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The library will be closed Dec. 4 for a staff development day. No items will be due that day, and no fines will be charged.

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Don’t forget about storytime and crafts with Miss Veronica. It will be 11 a.m. Nov. 29 and Dec. 6 and 13.

We would love to have your young ones participate — no library card is necessary. Children of all ages are welcome, and no preregistration is required.

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The library will close 6 p.m. Dec. 10 for the staff Christmas party. No...

Northampton police

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

NOV. 1

Officers assisted Emmaus Police Department in the 100 block of Bridge Alley. A male, who had two warrants, was located, taken into custody and released to an Emmaus officer.

In the 100 block of West 26th Street, a reportable accident involving three vehicles occurred.

NOV. 2

A reportable accident involving four vehicles took place in the 900 block of Main Street.

The department...

Coplay police

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

NOV. 19

Police assisted a citizen with an eviction issue in the unit block of North Third Street.

Officers assisted a citizen with a parking issue in the unit block of North Second Street.

The department addressed parking complaints in the unit blocks of North Second and North Front streets.

NOV. 20

A reckless driver in the unit block of North Second Street was investigated.

Police...

Happenings

Monday, November 26, 2018 by The Press in Columns

NOV. 26

• Deadline to order nut rolls (apricot, lekvar, nut, poppy seed, red raspberry and pumpkin cheese), to be picked up 9 a.m.-noon Dec. 8 at Assumption of the Virgin Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 1301 Newport Ave., Northampton. Information, cost and orders: Marty at 610-682-4458, Helen at 610-261-4575 or Linda at 610-262-0265

• Game night, 5-7 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

• Writing space provided for writers to work on...

Marching band wins first place

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by ERIN THOMAS in School

The Whitehall High School Marching Zephyr Band participated in the Cavalcade of Bands competition Nov. 11 at J. Birney Crum Stadium, Allentown, where it was named first-place champions for the second year in a row. MZB competed with bands across Pennsylvania, in addition to New Jersey, Maryland and Delaware.

This year’s MZB show theme was titled “Nature’s Tapestry.”

“The theme is designed to explore different aspects of nature through music and movement. It featured butterflies...

Catasauqua: Craft fair planned

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by The Press in Columns

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 417 Howertown Road, will be having its Holly Craft Fair 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 24. The kitchen will have food available for purchase. A bake sale will also be held.

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The Legionnaires of the Catasauqua American Legion, 330 Second St., will have an all-you-can-eat breakfast 8 a.m.-noon Nov. 25.

There will be scrambled eggs, toast, home fries, bacon, sausage, French toast, SOS, juice, coffee and tea. For more information, call 610-266-7170.

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