On June 1, President Donald Trump announced he was withdrawing the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement, saying the agreement is less about the climate and more about other countries gaining a financial advantage over the United States.
So, what is the Paris Climate Agreement and what are its terms?
Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.
An ordinance violation of overgrown grass and weeds at a dwelling in the unit block of South Third Street was reported to police.
The department received a complaint of missing garbage cans in the unit block of North Fourth Street.
A theft in the 1200 block of Center Street was reported to police.
Police conducted a traffic stop in the 200 block of South Second Street.
The department received a complaint of juveniles walking across the Coplay-Northampton Bridge.
This evening, the borough’s 150th anniversary celebration committee meets 7 p.m. in the council chambers of borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St. The celebration occurs in 2019.
Also this evening, Model Railroad Explorer Post 101 convenes 7:30 p.m., usually for a workshop of sorts, on the second floor of the municipal building.
Aqua Zumba debuts for the summer at Parkway Pool 6:30 p.m. June 19 and each Monday evening thereafter.
Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, 604 Fourth St., will be having its annual yard and bake sale 8 a.m.-2 p.m. June 17. The event is rain or shine.
There will be a wide variety of merchandise, and all of the delicious baked goods are made by the members.
Food and refreshments also will be available.
Historic Catasauqua Preservation Association’s Biery House, 8 Race St. will be open 1-4 p.m. June 18. There will be a PowerPoint presentation and discussion titled “Architecture of Catasauqua’s Historic Homes.”
Parking is at Deily Coal Yard, 5 Union St.
• St. John’s Friendly Fifties meeting, 1 p.m., in the social hall of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Church, 1343 Newport Ave., Northampton
• Christ United Church of Christ, Little Moore, Vacation Bible School (VBS), 6:15-8:15 p.m., at 913 S. Mink Road, Danielsville. VBS continues until June 16. Information and registration: 610-837-3526
• Poetry reading and book signing by Gail Zimmerman Thomas, 6:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339
Call 610-782-3254 for locations.
Wednesday, May 31: Dijon chicken, lentils, carrots, sugar cookie, seasonal fruit.
Thursday, June 1: Pot roast, smashed potatoes, broccoli, strawberries.
Friday, June 2: White fish, cavatelli with roasted mushroom and asparagus, summer vegetables, oatmeal cookie.
Monday, June 5: Sloppy joes, warm berry crisp, side salad.
Tuesday, June 6: Sausage, sauteed noodles, sauteed cabbage, canteloupe.
Wednesday, June 7: Honey mustard chicken, roasted potatoes, vegetable, mini muffin.
The Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) Alumni Association nominating committee is seeking new officers for the Alumni Board.
Nominations may be submitted to the Office of College Relations, Student Services Center, Room 112, or to Jane Wilchak, email@example.com. The deadline is 5 p.m. June 18.
Call 610-559-3245 for locations.
Tuesday, June 6: Vegetable juice, battered haddock, seasoned potato wedges, cole slaw, wheat bread with margarine, cherry turnover.
Wednesday, June 7: Cranberry juice, fried chicken breast on bun w / lettuce, tomato and mayo, pasta salad, fresh canteloupe.
Thursday, June 8: Roast pork w / gravy, mashed sweet potatoes, roasted Fuji apples, rye bread with margarine, oatmeal cranberry cookie.
Friday, June 9: Closed. Senior games. Hoagie bag lunch to Slate Belt for games.
LV ACTIVE LIFE
Lehigh Valley Active Life performance groups will present a concert, “A Salute to the Flag,” 1 - 3 p.m. June 14, “Flag Day,” Scottish Rite Cathedral, 1533 Hamilton St., Allentown.
Performing will be the Lehigh Valley Pops Orchestra, Good Vibrations Chorus, Elm Street Jazz Ensemble and the Timely Tappers.
Ticket information: 610-437-3700