Northampton Press

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Northampton man arrested on several charges

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Lehigh Township

Zachary Thomas Pammer, 24, of Northampton, was arrested on several charges after an incident Nov. 7 in Lehigh Township.

According to the report, at approximately 9:05 p.m., Lehigh Township Police Department was dispatched to the 1100 block of Quince Road for a woman screaming and a naked male, reportedly covered in blood, jumping on her car. Officers said they were also advised a nearby residence was on fire.

Editor’s View

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

Meeting your childhood idol

Do you have a childhood idol? Someone you would like to meet?

My sister, Donna, has a childhood idol — Gene London, who was the host of the children’s show “Cartoon Corners” or “The Gene London Show.” It was based out of Philadelphia and was on WCAU-TV Channel 10 from 1959 to 1977.

During his show, London would tell stories and use a large drawing pad to illustrate key scenes and characters.

Then there was the theme song:

“Come right on in to the General Store,

We have licorice, gumdrops and sourballs;

Anything that you’re hankering for,

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 by The Press in Local News

NOVEMBER

THURSDAY 14

Lehigh Township Zoning Hearing Board meets 6 p.m. in the municipal building, 1069 Municipal Road.

MONDAY 18

Allen Township Planning Commission meets 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 4714 Indian Trail Road.

Bath Planning Commission meets 7 p.m. in the council chambers at the municipal building, 121 S. Walnut St.

Lehigh Township Recreation Board meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 1069 Municipal Road, Walnutport.

TUESDAY 19

Allen/East Allen townships: Lappawinzo to serve breakfast

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Lappawinzo Fish and Game, 2500 Lappawinzo Road, will hold a breakfast 8 a.m.-noon Nov. 17.

There is a cost.

The breakfast is open to the public.

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A praise band showcase will be held 7 p.m. Nov. 23 at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, 8143 Valley View Road, Seemsville.

Glorious Day, Chasing Bobby and Nativity Worship Team will perform.

Admission is free.

Donations will benefit Lehigh Conference of Churches.

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Moore Township: Turkey dinner scheduled for Nov. 16 at Point Phillips club

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Point Phillips Rod & Gun Club, 1035 Smith Gap Road, is planning to hold a turkey dinner buffet 5-8 p.m. Nov. 16.

There is a cost.

For more information, call 610-837-0310.

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Moore Township is having a children’s toy bingo 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 17 at Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive.

Seating is limited.

The kitchen will be open. No outside food or drinks are allowed.

Proceeds benefit Moore Township Community Days.

Northampton police

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 18

Criminal mischief — damage to a window of a front door — in the 1400 block of Railroad Street was reported.

A child custody issue was investigated in the 100 block of East Fourth Street.

A suspicious female in the 1200 block of Newport Avenue was reported.

In the 500 block of East Fifth Street and the 500 block of East Ninth Street, officers conducted traffic stops.

A civil issue in the 1200 block of Newport Avenue was reported to the department.

Service News

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Steirer graduates

U.S. Air Force

U.S. Air Force Airman William S. Steirer graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Steirer is a 2019 graduate of Northampton Area High School.

Northampton: Church plans bag bingo for Nov. 16

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1235 Main St., is planning a designer bag bingo Nov. 16, featuring Kate Spade, Fossil, Michael Kors, Vera Bradley and Coach items. Doors open 11:30 a.m., and bingo starts 1 p.m.

A ticket includes 20 games of bingo. Specials will be sold separately.

A Chinese auction will also be held.

Refreshments will be available for purchase.

For tickets, call 610-262-2668.

Proceeds benefit the church’s building fund.

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