Northampton Press

Tuesday, September 18, 2018


Monday, September 17, 2018 by The Press in Columns

SEPT. 17

• Open mic and jam night, 6:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Pinochle, 7 p.m., in the Trexler Room of Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information and cost: 610-437-3700

SEPT. 18

• Movie: “Avengers: Infinity War,” 6 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Quilting and sewing, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

Hawks hand Parkland second loss; Whitehall picks up first win

Saturday, September 15, 2018 by The Press in Sports

Bethlehem Catholic-Parkland

The Hawks came back from an early 13-0 deficit to beat Parkland 24-16.

Bethlehem Catholic (3-1) outscored the Trojans 17-0 in the second half and 24-3 in the final three quarters. The Trojans (2-2) only points after the first quarter was a 48-yard field goal by Devin Bartholomew late in the first half.

Nicholas Lucien (4 receptions, 155 yards) caught a pair of touchdown catches for the Hawks, while Paul Carreras (3 carries, 73 yards) ran for the other score.

Zamar Brake completed 11 of 17 passes for 193 yards and a pair of touchdowns.


Friday, September 14, 2018 by The Press in Focus


Young musicians ages 6 to 18 are invited to audition for The Young Musicians Club of Allentown.

Auditions will be held during the club’s first meeting, 1:30 p.m. Sept. 29, Zentz Hall, Fellowship Community Center, 3000 Fellowship Drive, Whitehall.

Prospective members who sing or play a musical instrument may audition by performing two pieces, one by memory. To be eligible, members must be taking private music lessons.

Article By: The Press

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by The Press in Sports


Suburban Dart



Star of Beth 3 0 1.00

St. Stephens 2 1 .667

Bath Luth 2 1 .667

Dryland 2 1 .667

Ebenezer 2 1 .667

Emmanuel 1 2 .333

Light 1 2 .333

Farmersville 0 0 .000

St. Paul’s 0 0 .000

Salem UCC 0 0 .000

Christ UCC 0 3 .000

St. Stephen’s (6-3, 3-1) at Ebenezer (5-1)

SS - Art Oberrader 5-12, Allan Beahm, Gary Buczynski 5-13, Allen Antry 4-12, John Hoysan 4-13.

Eb - Steve Gountis 7-12, Dean Frear 5-13, Jim Voortman 4-12, Vic Pacchioni 4-13.

Dolores J. Kotsch

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Kotsch’s Meat Market

Dolores “Dolly” J. Kotsch, 88, of Whitehall, died Aug. 28, 2018, in the house that her grandfather built. She was the wife of the late Ernest J. Kotsch Sr. for 36 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Wilmer and Dora (Eberhart) Stem.

She was a 1948 Whitehall High School graduate and graduated in 1951 from the Allentown Hospital School of Nursing.

Bath: Historical society museum open Sept. 15

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Governor Wolf Historical Society’s museum, 6600 Jacksonville Road, will be open to the public 1-3 p.m. Sept. 15. Tours of the society’s campus will also be offered.

For more information, visit


Emmanuel’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, announces its Sunday school program begins 9:30 a.m. Sept. 16.

Students in kindergarten through fifth grade will participate in learning about a Bible story with programs such as Art Zone, KidVid Cinema, Bible Discovery and Activate Faith.

Coplay: Library will show free movie

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St., will show “The Cowboys,” featuring John Wayne, starting 1 p.m. Sept. 15.

This is part of the library’s Free Movie Saturday program.


St. Peter Roman Catholic Church will have its annual chicken paprikash and ham dinner 4-7 p.m. Sept. 15 at the church social hall, 4 S. Fifth St.

The dinner, which includes refreshments and dessert, is open to the public.


Coplay American Legion Stanley W. Reinhard Jr. Post 426 will host a meeting for the baseball committee 2 p.m. Sept. 16 at the post, 134 S. Second St.