Northampton Press

Monday, August 19, 2019

Northampton Area Public Library: Northampton library to host magic comedy show Aug. 6

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Brian Richards will perform his magic comedy show 6 p.m. Aug. 6. Get ready for an interactive show that is sure to be out of this world!

This show will feature magic, comedy, juggling, storytelling and Cosmo the alien puppet.

Registration is not required.


The “Doctor Who” escape room is set for 5-6 p.m. Aug. 9. You don’t have to be a Whovian to participate.

Pizza will be provided.

Registration is required.



Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Local News



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


Bath Borough Council meets 7 p.m. in the council chambers at the municipal building, 121 S. Walnut St.


East Allen Township Municipal Authority meets 7 p.m. in the township municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.

Moore Township Board of Supervisors meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 2491 Community Drive.


Lehigh Township: Historical society plans open houses

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The Lehigh Township Historical Society has two upcoming open houses planned at the Historical Centre Museum, 3811 Lehigh Drive.

The events are scheduled for 1-4 p.m. Aug. 4 and 6-9 p.m. Aug. 6 during the National Night Out event at Indian Trail Park.


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.

Summer blood donations needed

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


The Miller-Keystone Blood Center has issued an urgent appeal for donors of all blood types. More than 450 donors are needed every day regionally. Donations decrease during the summer due to vacations and increased travel, accidents and seasonal illnesses.

Individual donors must be 16 years old (parental consent required) or older, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds, be feeling healthy and provide valid identification. They may not have donated in the past eight weeks.

Bath: Fire company to host meal Aug. 3

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive, will be holding a chicken and seafood bake 11 a.m.- 8 p.m. Aug. 3.

The menu includes half of a barbecue chicken, fish fillet, 12 clams, 12 shrimp, corn on the cob, red skin potatoes, coleslaw, roll and butter.

The event is first come, first served. No advance tickets are needed.

For pricing and other questions, call Stacy at 610-837-3465.



Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.


Police are investigating a hit and run in the unit block of South Front Street.

Officers responded to a harassment by communication report in the unit block of North Sixth Street.

An unwanted person in the unit block of North Sixth Street was reported.

The department assisted Whitehall police in attempting to locate a male in the 1400 block of Main Street.


A road hazard in the area of South 12th Street and Tapler Drive was addressed.

College Corner

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in

Dean’s list is announced

Muhlenberg College

Muhlenberg College students with a term grade-point average of 3.5 or higher were recognized for their academic achievement and named to dean’s list for spring 2019.

Catasauqua: Emily Ledesma, Andrew Rice, Andrew Verenna, David Wetherhold

Coplay: Graham Burrell, Hannah Parrish

Northampton: Snow Du, Deja Frazier

Whitehall: Hazem Abdelaal, Sabrina Barhoum, Julia Evangelista, Mira-Belle Haddad, Stephanie Haik, Brett Mathews, Gavin Meyers, Marwan Rajha, Adeeb Saed, Elijah Sommer