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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Fasnacht exhibit talk

Sunday, January 26, 2020 by The Press in Focus


Heide Fasnacht, in conjunction with her exhibition, “Past Imperfect,” through Feb. 8, Martin Art Gallery and Galleria, presents a “Visiting Artist Talk,” 7 p.m. Jan. 23, Recital Hall, Baker Center for the Arts, Muhlenberg College, Allentown.

Copies of Fasnacht’s catalog are available at the Gallery desk.

The talk is free and open to the public.

Article By: The Press

Thursday, January 23, 2020 by The Press in Sports


Suburban Dart League


Star of Bethlehem 34 17 .657

Dryland 31 17 .646

Light of Christ 29 22 .569

Salem UCC 27 24 .529

Bath Luth 25 23 .521

Emmanuel 23 22 .511

Christ UCC 22 26 .458

St. Stephen’s 23 28 .451

Farmersville 21 30 .412

St. Paul’s 20 31 .392

Ebenezer 15 30 .333

Light of Christ at

St. Stephen’s 1-3, 7-4, 6-4 (11)

LC - Buzz Highdecker 7-15, Dan Halteman 6-14, Rich Hasonich 5-14, Andy Mickelson 4-12 HR, Aaron Yetter 4-13, Todd Jones 4-15


Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by The Press in Local News



East Allen Township Board of Supervisors meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.


Northampton Area School District Board of Education meets 6:30 p.m. in the first-floor board room of the district offices, 2014 Laubach Ave.

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


Allen Township Board of Supervisors meets 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 4714 Indian Trail Road.

Moore Township: Family movie night is Jan. 24

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Covenant United Methodist Church, 2715 Mountain View Drive, invites the community to a family movie and popcorn night 7-9 p.m. Jan. 24. The feature film will be “Overcomer.”

The snow date is set for Jan. 26.

For more information, call the church at 610-837-7517.


Moore Township Lioness Club will be hosting a penny party Jan. 26 at Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company Hall, 2718 Mountain View Drive. Doors open 11:30 a.m., and play begins 1 p.m.

There will be pennies, raffles, food and fun. All ages are welcome.

Whitehall police

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

JAN. 3

The department responded to reports of suspicious activity on Mickley Road and Livingston Street.

A theft from a vehicle occurred in the 1300 block of Mickley Road.

Officers responded to a report of criminal mischief in the 3000 block of South Ruch Street.

Thefts on Maryland Circle and West Highland Street were investigated.

Police provided a protection-from-abuse order in the 1200 block of Hampshire Circle.

A wanted person on Mickley Road was reported.

JAN. 4

Dennis D. Kisthart

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

American Legion Post 215 past commander

Dennis D. Kisthart, of Catasauqua, died Jan. 15, 2020, at home. He was the husband of Judy Kisthart.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran and served two tours in Vietnam.

He was president of Lehigh Valley Fireworks.

He was a member of the International Society of Explosives. He was a past commander of the Catasauqua American Legion Post 215.

He participated in the J4 Celebrations and at the Catasauqua Fire Department.

Lehigh Township: Night to Shine set for Feb. 7

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Bethany Wesleyan Church, 675 Blue Mountain Drive, Cherryville, will be hosting Night to Shine Feb. 7.

Bethany Wesleyan is an official host church for this year’s event, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation.

Night to Shine is an unforgettable prom night experience centered on God’s love for people with special needs, ages 14 and older. Hundreds of churches of different denominations all over the world come together to celebrate people with special needs.

For more information, call the church office at 610-767-1239 or visit


Armed robbery reported at Hanover Township hotel

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by The Press in Police Log


Pennsylvania State Police, Bethlehem, is investigating an armed robbery that took place Jan. 15 at Days Inn, 3400 Airport Road, Hanover Township, Lehigh County.

According to the report, troopers responded to a 4 a.m. call that a man walked into the hotel, approached the front desk, displayed a handgun and demanded money from the cash register.

Police said the desk personnel opened the cash drawer and gave the man the money inside.

The man then fled the scene, according to the report.