Whitehall-Coplay Press

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Shopping for the holidays

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Eileen Abruzzi, of Whitehall, looks over the beautiful decorative holiday ornaments made by crafter Barbara Pengitore, of Northampton, during the holiday craft and vendor fair Oct. 20 at St. John's United Church of Christ Howertown. A tricky tray raffle was also held. The kitchen was open throughout the fair.

IRT walking history tour

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Ironton Rail-Trail Oversight Commissioners Ray Bieak, left, and Bob Abbott serve as guides and point to the Saylor Cement Kilns in Coplay during a recent walking tour of historic landmarks along the trail. The group visited 23 historical sites and markers and learned about the history of Whitehall Township and Coplay Borough.

Editor's View

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

"...Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name, and they're always glad you came ... You wanna be where everybody knows your name..." ("Cheers" theme song "Where Everybody Knows Your Name" by Gary Portnoy and Judy Hart Angelo)

There once was a time in this country when a man's word was his bond and children were told by their parents not to bring shame upon the family name.

Doors were left unlocked and youngsters played outside freely and unsupervised.


Article By: Fortley

Friday, October 26, 2012 by Fortley in Social News

Couple celebrates

golden anniversary

Raymond S. and Sandra (Bradley) Fortley of Bethlehem celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 20 with a dinner given in their honor by their children at the Inn at Maple Grove, Alburtis.

Mrs. Fortley is the daughter of the late Robert and Grace Bradley, who had resided in Bethlehem.

Her husband is the son of the late Stephen and Helen Fortley, who also had lived in Bethlehem.

The couple was married Oct. 20, 1962,...


Friday, October 26, 2012 by For locations, call 610-782-3254. in Social News

Wednesday, Oct. 24: Roasted turkey breast with gravy, bread stuffing, peas and carrots, wheat bread, applesauce.

Thursday, Oct. 25: Chili con carne, calico corn, mini corn muffin, fresh fruit.

Friday, Oct. 26: Potato encrusted haddock, Harvard beets, buttered noodles, multigrain bread, pineapple tidbits.

Monday, Oct. 29: Spaghetti with meat sauce, broccoli, garlic bread, fresh fruit.

Tuesday, Oct. 30: Breaded chicken, wax beans, roasted potatoes, wheat roll, apple...

Article By: The Press

Friday, October 26, 2012 by The Press in Social News



25th & Livingston Streets

Allentown, 18104 - 610-435-0712

8:40 a.m. Morning Prayer

9 a.m. Holy Communion

'28 Book of Common Prayer

9 a.m. Church School

Wed., 10 a.m. Healing Service

Rev. Joseph S. Falzone




3449 Cherryville Road

Northampton - 610-262-5645




Friday, October 26, 2012 by For locations, call 610-559-3245. in Social News

Wednesday, Oct. 24: Marinated pork cutlet, wide noodles, flame roasted corn, wheat bread with margarine, applesauce.

Thursday, Oct. 25: Apple juice, baked ziti, broccoli cuts, Italian bread with margarine, sugar cookie.

Friday, Oct. 26: Beef stew, biscuit, green peas, tossed salad with Thousand Island dressing, lemon bar.

Monday, Oct. 29: Veal parmesan linguine, Italian blend vegetables, Italian bread with margarine, fresh apple slices.

Tuesday, Oct. 30: Creamed...

Trees, shrubs show the colors of fall

Friday, October 26, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Cool nights, warm days and brilliant colored leaves - fall is upon us here in the Lehigh Valley.

The fall color of many trees and shrubs in the northeastern United States provides much more color to the landscape than spring flowers. Its effective period is also generally longer.

This characteristic of plants should receive more consideration than it now does in the landscape planning process. Plants with vivid fall color should be placed in prominent locations that can be seen...

Closed door comments

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by JOHANNA S. BILLINGS in Local News

Coplay Borough confirmed in writing no council committee meeting schedules or minutes exist for the current year.

Last week, The Press filed a written right-to-know request with the borough for a list of committee meeting dates, times, places and minutes for all meetings held since January.

"Your request cannot be fulfilled as no documents exist for the requested records and, as such, no copies can be provided," says the borough's response, dated Oct. 15 and signed by Sandra...