Northampton Press

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Northampton: Queenship to hold festival June 23

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Queenship of Mary Catholic Church will hold its annual festival 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m. June 23 on the church grounds, 1324 Newport Ave.

Food will include ethnic favorites like pierogies, longos (fried dough), cabbage and noodles and Vietnamese egg rolls. There will also be hot dogs, hamburgers, sausage sandwiches, turkey barbecues, “Aw Shucks” corn on the cob, funnel cake fries, french fries, Mario’s pizza, The Bayou macaroni and cheese, ice cream and assorted soft drinks, along with a beer and wine tent.

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 by The Press in Local News

JUNE

THURSDAY 20

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

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

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

MONDAY 24

Northampton Area School Board 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.

Bath: Basket social set

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The Bath Fire Company will be hosting a basket social 10 a.m.-6 p.m. June 22 and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 23.

The event will take place upstairs at the fire company social hall, 135 S. Walnut St.

The drawing will be 3:15 p.m. June 23.

For more information, call 610-837-1059.

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During the month of June, Emmanuel’s Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, will help the Bath Area Food Bank by collecting cold cereal and jelly.

The food bank is no longer accepting Jell-O or pudding.

Allen/East Allen townships: Good Shepherd hosts VBS

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1335 Old Carriage Road, Kreidersville, is holding Vacation Bible School 9 a.m.-noon June 24-28 for children age 3 through sixth grade.

This year’s theme is “Moses,” and the lessons were written by the church’s Christian education committee. Attendees will learn about Moses’ life, from floating in a basket in the river through God giving Moses the Ten Commandments. Lessons will be taught through stories, songs, crafts, games and more.

Coplay: Municipal groups meet at borough hall

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The Coplay Borough Planning Commission convenes 7 p.m. June 25 in council chambers at borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St.

The park and recreation board will meet 7 p.m. June 26 at borough hall.

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As part of the summer entertainment series at Community Plaza, Social Call Lite will perform 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 26 at the gazebo.

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Coplay Senior Citizens continues its 50th anniversary celebration with a patriotic program scheduled for July and a picnic in September.

CATASAUQUA POLICE

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 3

In the 300 block of Second Street, a written warning was issued.

Two males, ages 13 and 14, of Catasauqua, were cited at Catasauqua Park and Playground, 501 American St., for disorderly conduct.

Two 14-year-old females, of Catasauqua, were cited at Catasauqua Middle School, 850 Pine St.

Four traffic citations were issued on 10th Street, the 300 block of Race Street, the 300 block of Second Street and Howertown Road.

Lehigh Township: Send in your community news

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Is your church or organization having a fundraiser or event in Lehigh Township you want to let the community know about? Send me the information at kristinaheschgrover@rcn.com, and I will be happy to announce it in a future column.

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Hope Lutheran Church, 4131 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville, will hold Vacation Bible School 9 a.m.-noon July 8-12. There will be a closing program 7 p.m. July 12.

The theme, “To Mars and Beyond,” will have children journeying through space and exploring where God’s power can take them.

COLLEGE CORNER

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 by The Press in

Students earn degrees

LEBANON VALLEY COLLEGE

Nearly 470 students celebrated their academic success and achievements during Lebanon Valley College’s 150th commencement May 11 in the Louis A. Sorrentino Gymnasium.

Bath: Ryan Johnson, cum laude, Bachelor of Science in early childhood education and special education. Johnson is a graduate of Bethlehem Catholic High School.

Northampton: Adam Schisler, cum laude, Bachelor of Science in business administration. Schisler is a graduate of Northampton Area High School.

Northampton police

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 9

Officers investigated a neighbor complaint in the 1900 block of Northampton Avenue.

Two females causing a disturbance in the 600 block of East 20th Street were reported.

JUNE 10

Police responded to a domestic dispute between two males in the 2100 block of Washington Avenue.

JUNE 11

Criminal mischief in the 1300 block of Main Street was investigated. A legally parked vehicle was keyed.

JUNE 12

COPLAY POLICE

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 10

A female was arrested for domestic assault in the 100 block of South Third Street.

Police investigated criminal mischief to a vehicle in the 200 block of South Fourth Street.

Harassing phone calls in the unit block of South Second Street were reported.

Officers responded to an animal complaint regarding a cat in a barn in the 3000 block of North Ruch Street.

An automatic fire alarm in the unit block of North Fourth Street brought police to the scene.