Whitehall-Coplay Press

Thursday, April 25, 2019

CTC group addresses three priorities for parents, students

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by SAMANTHA ANDERSON in School

The Whitehall-Coplay Communities That Care group got together March 15 to discuss ways to address the group’s different priorities.

Denise Continenza, CTC coordinator, asked those attending the meeting to do something a little different compared to the group’s usual open discussion format. The attendees broke into groups to workshop different ideas about how best to address three of the group’s recently identified priorities. The specific areas focused on at this meeting were parent...

Hokendauqua: Celebration of the Arts is set

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The annual Celebration of the Arts event, presented by Woman’s Club of Whitehall Township, will be held 6 p.m. April 8. Students from kindergarten through third grade will display their winning entries.

The evening’s entertainment will be Wagstaff and Company.

Members are reminded to bring individual juice boxes for the Snack Pack Pals program.

The club meets at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 Macarthur Road.

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Hokendauqua Park & Playground...

Coplay Public Library: Spring book, bake sale scheduled for April 5, 6 at Coplay library

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The spring book and bake sale will be held 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 5 and 6.

There will be selections for all ages including a special section featuring books on the schools’ reading lists.

If you are interested in baking for the sale, please contact a board member or stop by the library.

There will also be raffle baskets available to take a chance on.

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There’s still time to purchase tickets for the 50/50 raffle. The drawing will be 4 p.m. April 6.

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Whitehall-Coplay lunch menus

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in School

Friday, April 5: Elem. — Grilled cheese sandwich, broccoli with cheese sauce, carrots with dip, apple wedges, milk choice; M.S. — Pepperoni/cheese pizza, mixed vegetables, green beans, apple wedges, orange, milk choice; H.S. — Pepperoni/cheese pizza, broccoli with cheese sauce, carrots with dip, apple wedges, orange, milk choice; H.S. premium — Popcorn shrimp or spicy fish sandwich, salad plate, carrots with dip, apple wedges, orange, milk choice

Monday, April 8: Elem. — Meat and...

Coplay: Egg hunt is set for April 20

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Recreation and Welfare Association will have its annual community egg hunt 1 p.m. April 20 at St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, 4 S. Fifth St.

The hunt is for children ages 8 and younger. No registration is required.

The rain date is April 22.

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Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St., is hosting a used book and bake sale 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 5 and 6.

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Celtic Cultural Alliance is hosting a Great Escapes bingo and basket raffle April 26 at...

Catasauqua: St. Mary’s plans dinners April 5, 12

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Columns

St. Mary’s Church, 122 Union St., will hold Lenten dinners 4:30-7 p.m. April 5 and 12.

Choose from hand-breaded fantail shrimp or a pan-seared cod platter. Each platter comes with a choice of one starch — parsley buttered potatoes, macaroni and cheese or cabbage and noodles — and a choice of one side, including stewed tomatoes, creamed cabbage or applesauce. All platters include a roll, corn or green beans, Jell-O cake and beverage. Soda is not included.

Mac and cheese and...

Northampton police

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

MARCH 15

Officers received a request to check the tire of a legally parked vehicle in the 1600 block of Railroad Street. Police said the tire appeared to be low on air.

A theft from a vehicle in the 1300 block of Main Street was reported. The passenger-side windshield wiper was removed from a legally parked vehicle.

MARCH 17

An unwanted male in the 2100 block of Main Street was reported to...

COPLAY 150TH ANNIVERSARY EVENTS

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Local News

APRIL 6

Kickoff gala event: American Club of Coplay pavilion, 300 Cherry St. Tickets are required and will not be sold at the door.

• 3 p.m. — opening of the time capsule buried at the veterans memorial on Chestnut Street

• 4-5 p.m. — cocktail hour. Dress is business casual or semiformal.

• 5-6 p.m. — family-style dinner including hors d’oeuvres, roast chicken, pot roast, salad, vegetables and desserts prepared by Samuel Owens Restaurant. Beer and wine are...

Whitehall police

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

MARCH 12

A suspicious vehicle in the 2900 block of MacArthur Road was reported.

Police responded to a disturbance in the 2400 block of Main Street.

Reports of suspicious persons on Poplar and Third streets and MacArthur Road were investigated.

A theft in the 2600 block of MacArthur Road occurred.

The department responded to a report of an unwanted person in the 1200 block of Catasauqua...

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Local News

APRIL

MONDAY 8

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.

TUESDAY 9

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

WEDNESDAY 10

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