Northampton Press

Friday, July 21, 2017

College corner

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by The Press in

Dean’s list is announced

Alvernia University

Macy Storm, of Bath, has been named to Alvernia University’s dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester. To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must carry a semester GPA of 3.5 or better and take a minimum of 12 credits. Storm studied communication at Alvernia and is a graduate of Northampton Area Senior High School.

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 30

An alarm summoned officers to the 1200 block of Lincoln Street.

Police were called to the 1100 block of Fourth Street to investigate a domestic disturbance.

A motor vehicle accident brought officers to the 1200 block of Third Street.

JULY 1

Police responded to a domestic issue in the 1000 block of Third Street.

Officers conducted a traffic stop at Fourth and Main streets.

A domestic issue brought officers to the 1300 block of Third Street.

Coplay: Parkway Pool hosts family fun night

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by The Press in Columns

This evening, July 20, there is a family fun night at Parkway Pool, 2 Keefer St., 6-8:30 p.m. Freddie Frederick Jr., a local deejay, will play the music.

The evening includes games, contests and dancing.

The Bacon Strip will have food available at the concession stand.

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Construction activity is underway at St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, 4 S. Fifth St. A backhoe has moved mounds of ground as an elevator being installed there.

Seniors, in particular, are happy for the project, which has been discussed for years.

Bath: Borough’s festival set for July 20-22

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Bath Community Days will take place 5-10 p.m. July 20, 3 p.m.-midnight July 21 and 1 p.m.-midnight July 22 at Volunteer Firefighters Park, North Chestnut Street and Creek Road.

Family ride night is 5-10 p.m. July 20, sponsored by AEB Amusements.

Clam night is July 21.

There will be a 5K race 9 a.m. July 22 at Ciff Cowling Field, Allen Street.

Fireworks will be 10 p.m. July 22.

Entertainment for the event will be by Uncle Smiley Band July 20, Desire July 21 and Alex Allegra Forty Grand July 22.

For more information, call 610-837-6400.

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Lehigh Township: Bethany sets upcoming event

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Mark your calendar for a “Christmas with The Annie Moses Band” concert Dec. 1 at Bethany Wesleyan Church, 675 Blue Mountain Drive, Cherryville.

For tickets, visit iTickets.com or Bethany Wesleyan Church during office hours.

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Reminder: The wellness team of Hope Lutheran Church, 4131 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville, is hosting a Miller-Keystone community blood drive in Kuntz Hall 7:30 a.m.-noon July 23. Donors with all blood types are needed, especially those with O negative, B negative, A negative and AB blood.

Northampton: Library book sale is underway

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Area Public Library’s book sale is continuing July 20 and 22 at the library, 1615 Laubach Ave., with a bag sale on the final day.

The library will host a program titled “Source Water Protection Starts at Home” 6:30 p.m. July 19. Master well owner Chris Jones will discuss well basics such as annual maintenance and water testing.

Munchkin Music will he held 11 a.m. July 24. Kids can enjoy music, movement and fun!

Applications sought for National Night Out

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh Valley Mall

From 5-8 p.m. Aug. 1, Lehigh Valley Mall, 250 Lehigh Valley Mall, Whitehall, will be hosting National Night Out and a public safety expo, an evening dedicated to safety education with local police, fire and other community organizations. Mixing education with fun, the event also hosts family-friendly activities, such as bounce houses, face painting and balloon art.

Golf tournament set for Sept. 9

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Hankee Fund

The Krysta Hankee Memorial Fund will hold its 10th annual Krysta Hankee Memorial Golf Tournament Sept. 9 at Whitetail Golf Club, Bath.

Shotgun starts are 7:40 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. The cost per player includes greens fees, cart, lunch and prizes.

Lunch will be provided by Carmel.

Tee time will be secured when payment is received. Whitetail tournament and seasonal sponsorships are available.

Payment can be made to: Krysta Hankee Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 1, Germansville, 18053.

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by The Press in Local News

JULY

THURSDAY 20

Northampton Borough Council meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 1401 Laubach Ave.

Lehigh Township Municipal Authority meets 6 p.m. in the municipal building, 1069 Municipal Road.

Moore Township Recreation Commission meets 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 2491 Community Drive.

MONDAY 24

Moore Township Planning Commission meets 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 2491 Community Drive.

TUESDAY 25

Lehigh Township Board of Supervisors meets 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 1069 Municipal Road, Walnutport.