Northampton Press

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Northampton: Liederkranz plans June 8 clam night

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Liederkranz, 402 E. Ninth St., will hold a clam night 5-8 p.m. June 8.


Northampton Area Historical Society and Quota Club will join together for a community yard sale 8 a.m.-1 p.m. June 9.

The historical society will hold its sale at the Siegfried Station, West 21st Street.

Quota Club will hold its sale at Canal Street Park. Refreshments and baked goods will be sold.

To reserve a space at Quota’s sale, call Kelly at 610-262-7826. There is a fee for the spot.

Bath: Strawberry festival is June 9

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Salem United Church of Christ, 2218 Community Drive, will be holding its annual strawberry festival 3-9 p.m. June 9. There will be food, games, bingo, a prize raffle and a cake walk.

Music will be provided by Country Rhythm.

In case of rain, food will be served inside the church 3-7 p.m.

For more information, call 610-759-1652.


The women’s group of Emmanuel’s Lutheran Church will be having a strawberry and chocolate festival June 11, starting 7 p.m. Invite your friends to enjoy chocolate and strawberries, fun and fellowship.

Catasauqua: St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church plans June 9 yard sale

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in Columns

St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 417 Howertown Road, will be having a yard sale in the fellowship hall 8 a.m.-1 p.m. June 9.

Refreshments will be available for purchase.

There are still some spaces available to rent for a small fee.

Call the church office at 610-264-3221 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. during the week with any questions.


Bethany United Methodist Church, 429 Walnut St., will be holding Vacation Bible School titled “Polar Blast.” It runs 6-9 p.m. June 22, 9 a.m.-noon June 23 and 9 a.m.-noon June 24.

Mary Hilbert

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

former member of Hokendauqua church

Mary “Becky” (Koehler) Hilbert, 94, formerly of Luther Crest and Allentown, died May 6, 2018, at Moravian Hall Square, Nazareth. She was the wife of the late Bertram “Bert” J. Hilbert for 53 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Franklin B. and Katherine M. (Singiser) Koehler.

She was a 1940 graduate of Allentown High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of William and Mary, Virginia, in 1944; a master’s degree in elementary counseling from Kutztown University; and an early childhood certificate from Temple University.

Allen/East Allen townships: Good Shepherd plans basket raffle

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1335 Old Carriage Road, Kreidersville, will hold a basket raffle and bake sale noon-4 p.m. June 10.

This is a fundraising event for Lucas Miller, who is living with muscular dystrophy.


Good Shepherd Lutheran Church is also holding Vacation Bible School June 18-22 for children age 3 through sixth grade.

This year’s theme is “Superheroes of the Bible,” and the curriculum was written by the church’s Christian education committee.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

MAY 17

A vehicle was stolen in the 200 block of Front Street.

Police sought vehicle repossession information in the 400 block of Race Street.

In the 300 block of School Street, a dispute occurred over a traffic incident.

Police assisted an outside agency with a report of a missing dog in the 800 block of Chapel Street.

On Race Street, police responded to a reportable motor vehicle accident.

At Catasauqua Park & Playground, 501 American St., an altercation between juveniles occurred.

Coplay: Dinner is set for Saturday

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in Columns

St. John’s Lutheran Church, 18 S. Third St., will have a baked chicken dinner 4-6 p.m. June 9 in the church hall.

The menu includes chicken, lettuce with bacon dressing, baked beans and more.


The Ironton Rail Trail Commission will hold its annual 5K run/walk 8 a.m. June 10, starting at Saylor Park, Second and Keefer streets.

The IRT will again be part of Coplay Community Days in late August.


Coplay Sports Inc. will meet at its Sixth Street field house 8:30 p.m. June 13, following games and league play by its youth.


north Catasauqua police

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

MAY 18

Officers assisted Catasauqua police with a possible DUI at North Dauphin and Irving streets.

Police investigated a domestic issue in the 1200 block of Fifth Street.

Traffic stops were conducted on Howertown Road and Grove Street and at Second and Eugene streets.

MAY 19

Police responded to a burglar alarm in the 1400 block of Main Street.

A disturbance in the 1100 block of Front Street brought officers to the scene.