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Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce column

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by The Press in Columns

The Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its second annual mayoral luncheon Thursday, Feb. 14.

Lunch will be served at noon at Fellowship Community, 3000 Fellowship Drive, Whitehall. Attendees can arrive at 11:45 a.m.

Whitehall Mayor Edward D. Hozza Jr., Coplay Mayor Joseph Bundra, Northampton Mayor Thomas Reenock, Catasauqua Mayor Barbara Schlegel and Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski will speak starting at 12:30 p.m.

Each mayor will talk about his or her city or...

School will be in session Feb. 15

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by The Press in School

School will be open Friday, Feb. 15, as a snow make up day.

Parents and students should make a note of this because the school calendar states that school is closed. All classes will be in session on that day.

School will be closed on Monday, Feb. 18, in observance of Presidents Day.

Dental van visit: The St. Luke's dental van will be coming to the Whitehall-Coplay Middle School on Friday, Feb. 8.

The van will be at the school all day to provide much needed...

Fullerton column

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

The Schadt Avenue Park and Playground Association will hold signs-ups for baseball and softball from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Feb. 9 and Feb. 23.

The registrations will be held at the Schadt Avenue Park building, 1975 Schadt Ave., Whitehall.

The sign-ups are for boys and girls ages 5-16.

Schadt Avenue will field boys teams in the Central Whitehall and Lehigh Valley Leagues with girls teams in the Parkland League.

Please bring your child's birth certificate,...

Tricky Tray set for next weekend

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by The Press in Columns

Remember that the St. John the Baptist Church of Stiles will hold its seventh annual tricky tray social next weekend, Feb. 16 and 17.

Stop by Ruffenach Hall, located on the church grounds at Ruch and Chestnut streets, Saturday, Feb. 16, from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 17, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

A variety of gift baskets and gift certificates will be raffled off. Also, there will be homemade foods for you to purchase.

Stop in and have some fun!

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One week...

Panelist warns about incomplete information

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by CHRIS ZWEIFEL Special to The Press in Local News

Second of two parts on a presentation on the events at Sandy Hook. The first part dealt with observations of a school guidance counselor and pastor. This part deals with the reactions of a psychologist.

To understand the events at Sandy Hook, it's important to remember Columbine.

Bradley R. Beckwith, MS, LPC, considers the massacre at Columbine High School to be "the best example in our national history: what happened and what we've learned from it."

Beckwith, of...

Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by The Press in Local News

FEBRUARY

MONDAY 11

Whitehall-Coplay School Board meets at 7 p.m. at the school district administration building, 2940 MacArthur Road.

Whitehall Township Commissioners meet at 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.

TUESDAY 12

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

WEDNESDAY 13

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

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JANUARY 27

· A report of a water leak brought officers to Howertown Road and Hunter Street.

· Police responded to a report of a water leak in the 1100 block of Front Street.

JANUARY 28

· Officers assisted EMS in the 1600 block of Main Street.

· A report of a burglary brought officers to the 500 block of Grove Street.

· Police responded to a disturbance in the 1000 block of...

Whitehall-Coplay lunch Menu

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by The Press in School

Thursday, Feb. 7: Gockley–Chicken ring things or PB&J, sweet potatoes, banana, milk. Steckel–Chicken ring things or PB&J, sweet potatoes, banana, frozen fruit drink, milk. M.S.–Barbecued chicken sandwich or PB&J, sweet potatoes, apple wedges, banana, milk. H.S.–Barbecue chicken sandwich, sweet potatoes, celery sticks, apple wedges, banana, milk.

Friday, Feb. 8: Gockley, Zephyr–Cheese pizza, broccoli, apple wedges, milk. Steckel–Cheese pizza, broccoli, frozen fruit drink,...

Whitehall police

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

The Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

JANUARY 22

· A report of a wanted person brought police to the 4100 block of North Church Street.

· Officers assisted EMS in the 3100 block of East Church Street.

· A report of criminal mischief brought police to the 1300 block of Athens Drive.

· Police responded to a report of a suspicious person going door to door talking to residents of the 5100 block of Front Street about lowering their...

IronPigs Charities benefit

Thursday, February 7, 2013 by The Press in Social News

PRESS PHOTO BY DEB BOYLAN

Erik Kratz, above left, former Lehigh Valley IronPigs baseball player and now a Philadelphia Phillies catcher, and Kevin Frandsen, above right, former IronPigs third baseman now playing for the Phillies, were among honored guests and speakers at the Phillies Winter Banquet IronPigs Charities benefit.