Whitehall-Coplay Press

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Happenings

Monday, July 1, 2019 by The Press in Columns

JULY 1

• Half-price sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at Catasauqua Community Thrift Shop, 113 Bridge St. The sale will continue until July 6 during regular business hours.

• Free community lunch, 11 a.m., at Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., Catasauqua

• Do-it-yourself paper lantern planets (for teens), 2 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information and registration (required): 610-262-7537

• Movie: “Spaceballs,” 5-7 p.m., at Coplay...

Stiles resident will again be put on transplant list

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by MICHELE KERN in Local News

At any given time, there are vast amounts of people who are awaiting an organ transplant so they can live a longer and healthier life.

According to the Department of Health and Human Services, a living donor can donate one kidney; a lung; or a portion of the liver, pancreas or intestine. Certainly, blood and blood platelet donations can also be donated by living donors and are desperately needed to help save lives.

Shockingly, the people waiting for these organs can be friends...

Police lieutenant details use of Project Lifesaver

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by KATHY LAUER-WILLIAMS in Local News

Before the start of the June 10 regular meeting, Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners watched a demonstration of a new electronic device that is available to help families who have a family member who wanders because of a medical condition.

Township police Lt. Greg Bealer demonstrated Project Lifesaver’s personal locator system, a radio frequency-based tracking system, at the meeting. He said the system was designed to help locate people who might wander and get lost because of...

Eagle Scout project benefits cemetery

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

Future Eagle Scout Ed Miller volunteered to help with an enhancement project at Coplay Cemetery, Ninth and Oak streets.

Sandy Taplar and her brother Karl Korsak are part of the team managing the cemetery. The cemetery committee had a plan approved, and Miller is waiting on approval from the Eagle Scout review board to approve the project.

Piles of dirt in front of the columbarium will be leveled, and a stone walkway will be installed on the front and back of the columbarium....

Catasauqua: Salem sets community lunch

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., will be offering its next free community lunch 11 a.m. July 1.

All are invited.

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Catasauqua Community Thrift Shop, 113 Bridge St., is having a half-price sale on everything in the store until July 6.

Normal business hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Donations of clean, used clothing are gratefully accepted during store operating...

Northampton: Dip-N-Dance event planned for July 16

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by The Press in Columns

A Dip-N-Dance will be held 1-3 p.m. July 16 at Northampton Borough Municipal Pool, 1599 Laubach Ave. The pool is open for the season noon-7 p.m. daily.

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Holy Trinity Nursery School, 1235 Main St., is registering for the 2019-20 school year.

The 2-year-old play group class meets 9:30-11 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Class size is limited to 12 children. Children do not need to be toilet trained for this class.

The 3-year-old class meets 9-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and...

Fire calls

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by The Press in Local News

JUNE 9

A brush fire brought Stations 36 and 37 to 2161 N. First Ave.

JUNE 10

Stations 37 and 3501 were on the scene of a motor vehicle accident with injuries at 2123 S. Lehigh Ave.

A motor vehicle accident with injuries on MacArthur Road was handled by Stations 35, 40 and 3501.

Stations 35, 37 and 3501 responded to a motor vehicle accident with injuries at 2180 MacArthur Road.

JUNE 11

A motor vehicle accident with injuries brought Stations 35...

Fireworks planned for July 6 at Earl Adams Memorial Park

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Breinigsville

Upper Macungie Township, in partnership with the Schmoyer, Trexler and J.S Burkholder funeral homes, will be hosting the Village of Breinigsville Independence Day fireworks spectacular July 6 at Earl Adams Memorial Park, 8935 Breinigsville Road, Breinigsville. Rain date is July 7.

Concession stands will open 3 p.m.

WTAP TV personality Uncle Jeffery will also begin broadcasting live 3 p.m.

There will be live music by the Municipal Band of Allentown...

Coplay police

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 17

Officers responded to a juvenile complaint in the 100 block of Cherry Street.

A domestic matter in the 100 block of South Third Street brought police to the scene.

The department investigated a report of harassment between two tenants in the unit block of South Second Street.

A dog running loose in the 200 block of South Fourth Street was reported.

In the area of North Ruch and...