Northampton Press

Friday, February 22, 2019

Whitehall police

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

JAN. 28

A sex offense in the 3700 block of Lehigh Street brought police to the scene.

The department investigated an attempted burglary in the unit block of Packer Avenue.

Police were on the scene of a domestic offense against family in the 4500 block of Troxell Drive.

Suspicious activity on Lehigh Street and Gallagher Road was reported.

Officers responded to a disturbance in the 1600 block of Harding Circle.

A retail theft occurred at MacArthur Commons.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JAN. 28

A ticket was issued in the 700 block of Second Street.

At Sheckler Elementary School, 201 N. 14th St., a juvenile complaint was handled by the school resource officer.

A 13-year-old male, of Allentown, was cited for physical harassment and contact at Catasauqua Middle School, 850 Pine St.

In the 800 block of Race Street, a vehicle was towed and the operator transported when police responded to a report of a disabled vehicle.

Allen/East Allen townships: Breakfast will be held Feb. 17

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Lappawinzo Fish and Game, 25 Lappawinzo Road, will hold a breakfast 8 a.m.-noon Feb. 17.

It is open to the public.

There is a cost.


St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, 8142 Valley View Road, Seemsville, will hold an all-you-can-eat soup and salad dinner 4-7 p.m. Feb. 28. The meal includes rolls and dessert.

There is a cost.

For tickets, call Sheila at 610-457-6368. Walk-ins are also welcome.


Registration is open to all youth ages 5 to 17 for the Bath Allen Youth Club spring 2019 baseball season.


Monday, February 11, 2019 by The Press in Columns

FEB. 11

• Registration is open for preschool storytime (for ages 37 months to 6 years old), to be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays from March 5 to April 30 and 1 p.m. Wednesdays from March 6 to April 10 at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. There will not be any storytimes during National Library Week, which is April 8-13. Information and registration: 610-432-4339

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, February 8, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610 - 829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit

Wednesday, Feb. 6: Pork Rib-B-Q, cabbage and noodles, pickled beets, wheat bread w/ margarine, chilled peaches.

Thursday, Feb. 7: Spinach cheese soup, sweet and sour pork, white rice, oriental vegetables, wheat bread with margarine, chilled pears.

Friday, Feb. 8: Minestrone soup, Tater Tot casserole, fresh golden beets, tossed salad w/ Thousand Islands dressing, cranberry oatmeal cookie.


Friday, February 8, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Warm up to the classics: The Allentown Symphony Orchestra, conducted by ASO Artistic Director Diane Wittry with guest solist, pianist Simon Mulligan, presents “Appalachian Spring & Rhapsody In Blue,” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9 and 3 p.m. Feb. 10, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown. The program includes Aaron Copland’s “Appalachian Spring” in its full orchestra version with 75 musicians on stage and featuring dancers from the Ballet Guild of the Lehigh Valley, with new choreography by Ballet Guild of the Lehigh Valley Artistic Director Karen Knerr.

Student Poetry Project now accepting entries

Friday, February 8, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Submissions are now being accepted for the 14th annual award-winning Lehigh Valley Press Student Poetry Project.

In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, poems will be selected in each of the Elementary School, Middle School and High School categories and published in the April 17 and April 18 Focus section in the eight Lehigh Valley Press newspapers and web sites.