Northampton Press

Monday, April 22, 2019

Moore Township: Pie, cake, filling sale set for April 18

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive, is having its annual Easter pie, cake and filling sale 8 a.m.-4 p.m. April 18.

For more information, contact Stacy at 610-837-3465.


Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 696 Johnson Road, is having an Easter egg hunt 11 a.m. April 20.

For more information, call the church at 610-759-7363.


Emmanuel’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, Bath, is serving Easter breakfast April 21. There will be two seatings — 7:15 a.m. and 8:30 a.m.

Summer camp dates announced

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


The National Museum of Industrial History summer camp 2019, “We Built This City: Engineering a City from the Ground Up,” will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 8-12 and 15-9 for grades 4 through 6. The daily programs begin at the museum, 602 E. Third St.

Campers will learn to think critically and strategically about topography and infrastructure such as terrain and waterways, urban, suburban and rural features and how utilities are distributed.

Lehigh Township: Historical society schedules trout fishing derby April 27

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The Lehigh Township Historical Society is holding its second annual trout fishing derby fundraiser April 27 at the Indian Creek Fishing Farm, 3479 Mango Drive, Danielsville.

Registration begins 8 a.m., and fishing starts 9 a.m. No fishing license is required.

There is a fee. There will be food and refreshments.

In addition to a door prize and 50/50 drawing, a prize will be awarded for the largest fish.

The event is sponsored by Barry Haydt, Silfies Fuel LLC and David L. Hess Concrete Contracting LLC.

Coplay police

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.


Police responded to a report of ATVs driving on the street in the unit block of North Front Street.

Officers investigated a suspicious vehicle in the area of the Coplay Parkway.

The department investigated a report of an unlocked door in the 500 block of Chestnut Street.

A welfare check was performed in the 200 block of Coplay Street.


Police investigated a disturbance in the 100 block of South Fourth Street.

Coplay: No yard waste pickup April 19 in Coplay Borough

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Any yard waste materials must be in containers or bundled for the Friday collections.

There is no yard waste pickup April 19.


Coplay Recreation & Welfare Association’s Easter egg hunt is set for 1 p.m. April 20 at St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, 4 S. Fifth St.

The various age groups — 1-2, 3-4, 5-6 and 7-8 — will line up on the southwest area of the lawn.

Along with prize eggs for the various age brackets, there will be additional goodies to ensure each child is part of the experience.

Allen/East Allen townships: Church hosts bingo

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Columns

St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Seemsville, 8143 Valley View Road, will hold a bingo and tricky tray May 5.

Doors open 11:30 a.m. The games begin 1 p.m.

Refreshments will be available for purchase.

For tickets, call 610-457-6368.


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Northampton: St. Paul’s UCC hosts Good Friday storytelling event

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The stories of Jesus were told orally for years before they were written down in the Gospels. The Rev. Todd Fennell will tell the stories of Jesus’ last week from Mark’s Gospel 7:30 p.m. Good Friday, April 19, at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 19th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

A freewill offering will be received.


District News: Classes held April 18; students off April 19 for spring break

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in School

Northampton Area School District is required to make up eight instructional days due to the inclement winter weather. The dates that school will now be in session include April 18 and 22, June 4-7 and June 10 and 11.

Due to the schedule changes, May 29-31 and June 3-5 will now be full days for students and staff.

June 6, 7, 10 and 11 will be early dismissal days. Secondary schools (grades 6-12) will dismiss 10:30 a.m., and elementary schools (grades K-5) will dismiss noon.


Schools will be closed April 19 for spring break.