Northampton Press

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Allen/East Allen townships: St. Peter’s UCC to hold bingo

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by The Press in Columns

St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, 8142 Valley View Road, Seemsville, will hold a variety bingo April 29. Doors open 11:30 a.m., and the games begin 1 p.m.

Refreshments will be available for purchase.

Seating is for ticket holders only.

For tickets and directions, call Sheila at 610-457-6368, Daisy at 610-554-3294 or the church at 610-837-7426.

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Reminder: Governor Wolf Historical Society, 6600 Jacksonville Road, East Allen Township, will hold a tavern night April 13 on the society’s campus.

Whitehall police

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

MARCH 26

Police investigated reports of criminal mischief on Delphi Drive, Forest Road and Hill Road.

A road rage incident in the 2100 block of MacArthur Road brought officers to the scene.

The department responded to a fire in the 3100 block of Hokendauqua Street.

A threat in the 200 block of Mickley Run was investigated.

Suspicious activity in the 500 block of Spruce Street was reported.

Officers responded to a theft from a vehicle in the 1200 block of Basswood Lane.

Whitehall man dies in crash

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

LEHIGH TWP.

A Whitehall Township man died Tuesday in a three-vehicle accident on Route 145 in Lehigh Township.

According to reports, Richard J. Pasko, 26, of Grape Street, was killed in the crash, which occurred about 5:30 p.m. in the area of 3 Mile Lane and closed a section of the highway.

Pasko was pronounced dead at the scene. He died from multiple blunt force trauma, according to Northampton County Coroner Zachary Lysek, who said the death was ruled an accident.

According to reports, a woman was injured in the crash.

District news: Middle school’s spring band concert is planned for April 20

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by The Press in School

At 7 p.m. April 20, there will be a Northampton Area Middle School band concert. It will be held in the auditorium of the high school.

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Reminder: During PSSA testing, make sure to get plenty of rest and eat a good breakfast. Also, it is important to be prompt in arriving to school.

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Grades and report cards will be available on the district website, nasdschools.org. Navigate to parent resources to view online grades and academic records. On there, parents/guardians will be able to connect to Sapphire to view the grades.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

MARCH 26

A dispute between brothers occurred in the 700 block of Crane Street.

In the 500 block of Race Street, a cellphone was stolen.

Officers conducted a welfare check on Second Street for a problem with other juveniles.

Police checked on the welfare of a person with mental health issues in the 100 block of Front Street.

The department said an investigation is continuing for a reckless driver complaint on Bridge Street.

MARCH 27

Catasauqua: Church to host vendor fair April 14

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua, 210 Pine St., will be holding a vendor, flea, craft and bake sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 14.

Breakfast and lunch will be available.

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The Catasauqua Club, 226 Pine St., will be holding its last breakfast brunch of the season 9 a.m.-noon April 15.

The menu includes eggs, bacon, ham, sausage, crepes, French toast, potatoes, soup, fruit cup and drinks. Eggs Benedict and omelets made to order are also on the menu.

Reservations are suggested, so call the club at 610-264-1771.

Bath: Buffet, bake sale set for April 21

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Chapman Quarries United Methodist Church, 1433 Main St., will be holding a breakfast Crock-Pot casserole buffet and bake sale 9-11 a.m. April 21.

This is a reservations-only event. Call 484-623-4545 by April 17 to reserve your spot.

Time to try something a little different!

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Governor Wolf Historical Society’s museum, 6600 Jacksonville Road, will be open to the public 1-3 p.m. April 21.

There will be tours of the society’s campus offered.

For more information, visit govwolf.org.

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RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by The Press in Local News

APRIL

THURSDAY 12

Lehigh Township Zoning Hearing Board meets 6 p.m. in the municipal building, 1069 Municipal Road.

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

MONDAY 16

Allen Township Planning Commission meets 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 4714 Indian Trail Road.

Bath Planning Commission meets 7 p.m. in the council chambers at the municipal building, 215 E. Main St.

Lehigh Township Recreation Board meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 1069 Municipal Road, Walnutport.

Golf outing is May 19

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Masonic lodge

Greenleaf Lodge No. 561 F&AM will be hosting its 28th annual Stanley H. Roth Master’s Golf Tournament May 19 at the Allentown Municipal Golf Course.

The day’s activities include 7 a.m. registration with coffee and doughnuts, 7:20 a.m. putting contest and 8 a.m. shotgun start (rain or shine).

Immediately following the four-person scramble golf tournament, there will be a luncheon at the Allentown Municipal pavilion.

There is a cost per golfer.

Participants are needed

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Memorial Day parade

Organizers of Easton’s Memorial Day parade are calling for participants.

Participants will meet 10 a.m. May 28 at Sixth and Walnut streets, Easton, and step-off is set for 10:30 a.m.

The parade will end at Scott Park for closing ceremonies.

Before the parade, Brown & Lynch American Legion Post 9 will render honors at the Grand Army of the Republic plot in the Easton cemetery. This is set for 9 a.m., and the public is invited.