Northampton Press

Monday, January 22, 2018

Lehigh Township: Pancake breakfast to be held Jan. 28

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The Knights of Columbus Council of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, 4412 Mountain View Drive, Berlinsville, will be holding an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Jan. 28.

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The wellness team of Hope Lutheran Church, 4131 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville, is hosting a Miller-Keystone community blood drive 7:30 a.m.-noon Jan. 28.

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The American Red Cross encourages individuals and organizations to give something meaningful this winter by making a lifesaving blood donation.

Coplay: Two more days for tree pickup

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The last days for borough tree collection will be Jan. 12 and 19.

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A cash bingo will be held Jan. 14 at Commitment to Family and Community, 165 Cherry St. Doors open 1 p.m., and calling starts 2 p.m.

Food and baked goods will be available for purchase.

All proceeds will benefit Whitehall Area Hunger Initiative.

For more details and cost, call Shari Noctor at 610-266-5241.

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RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in Local News

JANUARY

THURSDAY 11

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 15

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.

Allen/East Allen townships: Historical society plans tavern night

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Governor Wolf Historical Society will hold its next tavern night 6:30-10 p.m. Jan. 12 at the 6600 Jacksonville Road campus.

The Midnight Shift, a band from Reading, will play 1950s and ’60s music and rock-a-billy in the Academy building. Steve Myers will play keyboard in the Ralston McKeen House, with Debbie Evans singing everything from standards to oldies to popular tunes from today.

There will be tastings by a local brewery or winery and an exhibit of works by a local artist.

The event is BYOB. Attendees must be at least 21 years old to attend.

Lloyd J. Liggitt

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Bethany Wesleyan Church member

Lloyd J. Liggitt, 88, of Walnutport, died Jan. 5, 2018, at Kirkland Village, Bethlehem. He was the husband of the late Jean R. (Dieter) Liggitt.

Born in Washington County, he was a son of the late Erwin and Margaret (Sly) Liggitt.

He was a corporal in the U.S. Army from 1946-1949.

He was a life insurance agent with Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, Bethlehem, for 25 years before retiring in 1985. While there, he earned the Metropolitan Life Insurance President’s Award.

He was the owner/operator of the former Northampton Lumber Company from 1978-1990.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

DEC. 29

An individual was advised to leave the property at La Herencia El Camacho, 7 Lehigh St., when police responded to a report of disorderly conduct.

In the 200 block of Second Street, officers investigated a harassment case.

DEC. 30

The department said an investigation is continuing regarding a domestic offense against family report that occurred in the 100 block of Second Street.

A missing juvenile from the 100 block of Front Street was located.

Martin P. Bright

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John’s UCC member

Martin “Marty” P. Bright, 58, of Coplay and a guest at Westminster Village, Allentown, died Jan. 3, 2018, in St. Luke’s Hospice House, Lower Saucon Township. He was the husband of Kathleen A. (Deutsch) for 32 years.

Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of Joyce Bishop and the late Paul N. Bright.

He was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Fullerton.

He served his country in both the U.S. Navy and Marines.

He was a 1977 graduate of Liberty High School and attended Cedar Crest College.