Northampton Press

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Lehigh Township: Family movie night is July 19

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Hope Lutheran Church, 4131 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville, will host a family movie night July 19. Doors open 6 p.m., and the movie begins 6:30 p.m.

The movie will be “Beethoven.” Hot dogs, pizza, candy, snacks and drinks will be provided.

This is a free event open to all neighbors and friends!

To make reservations, so that enough food can be prepared, call the church office at 610-767-7203.

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Northampton police

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 21

At Main Street and Station Alley, a reportable accident involved three vehicles.

JUNE 22

A warrant service was served in the 600 block of East 20th Street. A male with an outstanding warrant out of Northampton County was taken into custody, transported to the station and released to the Northampton County Sheriff’s Department.

JUNE 23

A reportable accident involving two vehicles occurred at Howertown Road and Fourth streets.

JUNE 24

Coplay: Pool lessons to start

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The Coplay Parkway Pool lifeguards will provide swim lessons in two sessions. Each class is one hour.

The first session will be offered July 6, 7, 13 and 14.

The second session will be July 20, 21, 27 and 28.

For more information, call 717-809-6789.

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The free movies continue 5-7 p.m. at Coplay Public Library.

The July 8 movie is “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”

The July 15 movie is “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.”

The July 22 movie is “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.”

The July 29 movie is “Apollo 13.”

COLLEGE CORNER

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in

Nuscher earns dean’s list

Slippery Rock University

Max Nuscher, of Coplay, was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2019 semester at Slippery Rock University. The dean’s list consists of SRU undergraduate students who earned an adjusted semester GPA of 3.5 or higher, based on a schedule of at least 12 newly attempted and earned credits.

Daniel J. Gaffney

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Daniel J. Gaffney, 66, of Emmaus, died June 23, 2019, in his home.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of Jane L. (Zawilla) Gaffney of Whitehall and the late Donald B. Gaffney.

He was a 1970 graduate of William Allen High School and furthered his education at Bloomsburg University and Temple University.

He was a member of the United Steelworkers Union Local 2599. He was a career steel machinist at Prior Coated Metals Inc., Allentown, for many years, retiring in 2017.

He was a Lutheran.

Coplay police

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 24

Police were on the scene of a domestic dispute in the 100 block of Cherry Street.

A suspicious vehicle in the unit block of South Second Street was reported.

Officers responded to a residential alarm in the unit block of South Eighth Street.

An intoxicated male in the unit block of North Front Street was handled by police.

The department performed a security check in the 800 block of Catherine Drive.

A dog running loose in the 200 block of Margaret Drive was reported.

James E. Lechman

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Bethlehem Steel foreman

James E. Lechman, 77, of Bethlehem Township, died June 25, 2019. He was the husband of the late JudyAnn L. (Davis) Lechman.

Born in Fountain Hill, he was a son of the late John and Anna M. (Helmecy) Lechman.

He was a general foreman in the electrical and machine shop of the Bethlehem Steel Corporation and was very knowledgeable of Bethlehem Steel history.

He was a member of the North East Lion’s Club.

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Local News

JULY

MONDAY 8

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.

TUESDAY 9

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

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

Happenings

Monday, July 1, 2019 by The Press in Columns

JULY 1

• Half-price sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at Catasauqua Community Thrift Shop, 113 Bridge St. The sale will continue until July 6 during regular business hours.

• Free community lunch, 11 a.m., at Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., Catasauqua

• Do-it-yourself paper lantern planets (for teens), 2 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information and registration (required): 610-262-7537

• Movie: “Spaceballs,” 5-7 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

Northampton County senior menus

Saturday, June 29, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610 - 829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit https://www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx.

Wednesday, June 26: Breaded pork chop, grilled cabbage and noodles, fresh Waldorf salad, wheat bread w/margarine, lemon cooler cookie.

Thursday, June 27: Apple juice, beer battered haddock w/tartar sauce, rice pilaf, succotash, wheat bread w/margarine, cantaloupe.

Friday, June 28: Cranberry juice, smoked turkey, salami and provolone on a bun /mustard, cucumber /sour cream salad, ambrosia.