Northampton Press

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Pa.-Dutch radio play

Friday, January 10, 2020 by The Press in Focus


Dr. Gregory Hanson speaks about a 1940s radio play featuring Asseba and Sabina, a fictional Pennsylvania-Dutch couple, at 1 p.m. Jan. 11, Lehigh County Historical Society’s Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.

“Old-time radio broadcasts of Asseba and Sabina in the Pennsylvania Dutch dialect were tremendously popular in our region,” said Joseph Garrera, Executive Director of the Museum.

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, January 10, 2020 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, January 8: Mustard dill baked fish, stewed tomatoes, broccoli and cauliflower, macaroni and cheese, cherry gelatin.

Thursday, January 9: Teriyaki glazed pork, stir fried vegetables, carrot ginger soup, sesame brown rice, fresh melon.

Friday, January 10: Stuffed cabbage w/ meat sauce, green beans, mashed potatoes, whole wheat dinner roll, fresh apple slices.

Monday, January 13: Beef stew, peas, potatoes, whole wheat dinner roll, fresh fruit salad.

St. Luke’s Health Network pledges locally-sourced food at its hospitals

Friday, January 10, 2020 by The Press in Business Showcase

St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is the first health system outside of the Philadelphia area to sign the Good Food, Healthy Hospitals pledge.

SLUHN signed the pledge after the initiative secured a five-year national grant to expand the program statewide.

The president of each SLUHN campus signed the Good Food, Healthy Hospitals Pledge, taking the next step to promote good healthcare through good food choices in all the hospital settings: patient meals, cafeteria meals, catering and vending machine operations.

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Thursday, January 9, 2020 by The Press in Sports



Suburban Dart League

Last week we had a pair of makeup matches. The first finds Star of Bethlehem beating Salem UCC 6-3, 8-6, losing the nightcap 2-1. Hitters for Star of Bethlehem: Scott Hoffert 6-13, Bryan Frankenfield 6-14, Austin Hoffert 5-14, Joey Hoffert with a HR. Sherry Bush was 6-12, Bill Rinker 5-10 (HR), Kim Bush with a HR, Kierstin Saeger with 2 HRs for Salem UCC.

Allen/East Allen townships: Sign up now for spring soccer

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 by The Press in Columns

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.

The traveling team will compete in the Lehigh Valley Youth Soccer League.

Sign-ups are being held 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays in the East Allen Township Municipal Building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.

Presentation on water quality is planned for Jan. 9

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh and Northampton County Master Watershed Stewards presents a fun, informative series of presentations on water quality topics.

These workshops are scheduled at various locations around the Lehigh Valley and highlight presentations by local water resource professionals and Penn State Extension Master Watershed Steward volunteers.

The programs are typically scheduled for one and a half hours; however, time varies among presenters and venues.


Wednesday, January 8, 2020 by The Press in Local News



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


Northampton Area School Board meets 6:30 p.m. in the first-floor board room of the district offices, 2014 Laubach Ave.

Moore Township Farmland Preservation Commission meets, if needed, 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 2491 Community Drive.


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

Ruth E. Poppe

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

of Whitehall

Ruth E. (Fisher) Poppe, of Whitehall, died Dec. 26, 2019, at Fellowship Manor, Whitehall. She was the wife of Donald C. Poppe for 57 years.

Born in Carlisle, she was a daughter of Raymond William Fisher Sr. and the late Barbara Ann Elizabeth Laughman. She was raised by her Aunt Mary Mae and Uncle James Allen De Lancey.

She was a 1954 Carlisle High School graduate, where she was a member of the National Honor Society. She graduated from Shippensburg College.

She was a secretary for several years and a business education teacher at Parkland High School.

Northampton: Food bank to hold Super Bowl bingo

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Area Food Bank will hold a Super Bowl purse and gift card bingo Feb. 2 in the gymnasium of Good Shepherd Catholic School, 1300 Newport Ave.

Doors open noon. Bingo starts 2 p.m.

Prizes will be purses and gift cards from area stores, restaurants and entertainment venues.

The event includes a Chinese auction, a 50/50 raffle and door prizes.

To purchase tickets or for more information, call Kelly Frantz at 610-262-7826.

The snow date will be Feb. 9.