Northampton Press

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

8 DAYS A WEEK:

Friday, January 17, 2020 by The Press in Focus

They can do: “Stomp,” the international percussion sensation, makes its return to the State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton, with a second show added. Limited seating is available for the 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17 performance. The second show was added at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16. From its beginnings as a street performance in the United Kingdom, “Stomp” has grown into an international sensation during the past 20 years, having been performed in more than 50 countries and in front of more than 24 million.

Lehigh Township: Pies, dumplings for sale

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Hope Lutheran Church, 4131 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville, is selling meat pies and apple dumplings from Zook’s Homemade Chicken Pies.

Choices are chicken, beef or sausage pies, either 9 inches or 6 inches. Apple dumplings come in single or twin packs.

Order by Jan. 19. You can order after any of the Jan. 19 services or call Leslie at 610-216-1340.

Pickup is Feb. 2.

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Bath: Museums are open Jan. 18

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Governor Wolf Historical Society Museum, 6600 Jacksonville Road, will be open to the public 1-3 p.m. Jan. 18, with tours of the society’s campus offered.

For more information, visit govwolf.org.

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The Bath Museum, 121 S. Walnut St., is open for tours 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 18.

Volunteers are always welcome.

To schedule tours, call 484-272-7314 and leave a message.

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Chapman Quarries United Methodist Church, 1433 Main St., Chapman Borough, will be having its annual soup tasting, soup sale and bake sale 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 25.

Allen/East Allen townships: Lappawinzo Fish and Game serves breakfast Jan. 19

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Lappawinzo Fish and Game, 25 Lappawinzo Road, will hold a breakfast 8 a.m.-noon Jan. 19. It is open to the public.

There is a cost.

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East Allen Township Recreation Department is accepting 2020 spring soccer registrations for boys and girls ages 5 to 15. Pee-wee, recreation and traveling teams will compete.

The pee-wees will compete in a house league at Bicentennial Park, the recreation players will compete in the Northern Valley Youth Soccer League, and the traveling team will compete in the Lehigh Valley Youth Soccer League.

Whitehall police

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

DEC. 30

Officers investigated a crash involving a DUI in the 2300 block of North First Avenue.

A burglary in the 4100 block of North Church Street brought police to the scene.

The department responded to a reported theft from a vehicle in the 1300 block of North 14th Street.

A disturbance at MacArthur Commons was reported.

Police investigated a domestic offense against family in the unit block of Jordan Drive.

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 by The Press in Local News

JANUARY

THURSDAY 16

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

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 20

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.

Coplay: Police address stop sign concerns

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Concerns about the new stop signs in the area of the recently reopened Coplay-Northampton Bridge were addressed Jan. 10 by Coplay Police Chief Vincent Genovese.

He reported the signs, installed by Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, are there to stay.

Genovese noted drivers stopped for running the new stop signs have been given a verbal courtesy notice. Violators will be issued tickets starting Feb. 1.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

DEC. 27

An intoxicated male was transported from the 200 block of Mulberry Street.

On Front Street, a written traffic citation was issued.

At 343 Front St., police assisted a citizen with a vehicle parked on the lot.

A hit and run took place in the 100 block of Howertown Road.

The department referred a harassment case, which took place in the 700 block of Third Street, to investigations.

DEC. 28

On Front Street, a written traffic warning was issued.

District News: Northampton middle school students to take stage Jan. 17, 18

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 by The Press in School

Northampton Area Middle School Drama Club will perform “A Simpler Time” 7 p.m. Jan. 17 and 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Jan. 18 in the auditorium of Northampton Area High School.

To order tickets online, visit https://bpt.me/4427965. Tickets will also be sold at the door.

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Reminder: Online kindergarten registration for the 2020-21 school year began Jan. 15. Visit nasdschools.org and click on the 2020-21 Kindergarten Registration link on the left side of the page. The site will provide you with important information and requirements for kindergarten.