Northampton Press

Monday, January 22, 2018

SNAP Chapter

Thursday, January 4, 2018 by The Press in Focus


Lehigh Carbon Community College’s Student Nurses Association of Pennsylvania (SNAP) Chapter won “Chapter of the Year” at the SNAP convention Nov. 15-18, Kalahari Resort and Convention Center, Pocono Mountains.

LCCC student Megan McGonagle of Schnecksville was elected Southeast Regional Representative and Membership Chair.

Northampton library: Children’s programs begin Jan. 8

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Registration for children’s winter programs begins Jan. 8. Programs range for ages ten months to fifth grade.


Our adult winter reading program will take place Jan. 8-Feb. 26. Sign up at the library and fill out your reading log with every item you read. Fill out a slip for each item read to be entered to win prizes weekly.


The M&M mastermind escape room for children in third through fifth grade will be held 6 p.m. Jan. 11. Find the clues, solve the puzzles and escape the room.

Space is limited so registration is required.


Lehigh Township: Hope plans blood drive

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Hope Lutheran Church, 4131 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville, will be holding a community blood drive, sponsored by Hope’s wellness team, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 28 in Kuntz Hall.

Visit to schedule, and use code 0288.


Is your church or organization having a fundraiser or event in Lehigh Township you want to let the community know about? Send me the information at, and I will be happy to announce it in a future column.

Bath: Indoor flea market will be held Jan. 7

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive, will be having an indoor flea market 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 7. The kitchen will be open.

For more information, call 484-695-9374.


Governor Wolf Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting 7 p.m. Jan. 9 on the GWHS campus, 6600 Jacksonville Road. The public is welcome.

For more information, visit



Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in Local News



East Allen Township Planning Commission meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.


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.


Lehigh Township Board of Supervisors meets 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 1069 Municipal Road.

Allen/East Allen townships: Spring sports registration to begin

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in Columns

East Allen Township Recreation Department is accepting registration for its 2018 spring sports programs.

T-ball and baseball is available for boys ages 5 to 14.

All baseball teams will participate in the NAA House League/Parkland Youth League.

Soccer is open to boys and girls ages 5 to 16.

All soccer teams will participate in the Northern Valley Youth Soccer League.

Coaches and their assistants provide the township with both an ACT 34 clearance by Pennsylvania State Police and a state child abuse history clearance.

District news: NASD PTA groups will continue to meet next week — Jan. 8, 9

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in School

District PTA groups will meet in January on the following days. Mark your calendar. Anyone is welcome to attend.

Lehigh, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 8, at the elementary school

Middle school, 6 p.m. Jan. 9, at the middle school

George Wolf, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 9, at the elementary school


District schools can earn money from the Giant A+ program through the Giant grocery stores when you use your bonus card during checkout. All you need to do is register your bonus card number at