Northampton Press

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Moore Township: Sign up for MTAA spring sports Feb. 9

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Moore Township Athletic Association is holding spring sports sign-ups 1-3 p.m. Feb. 9 at the municipal building, 2491 Community Drive.

Online sign-ups are also available through Feb. 28 by visiting

For more information, contact Dawn at


Point Phillips Rod & Gun Club, 1035 Smith Gap Road, is having an all-you-can-eat breakfast 8-11:30 a.m. Feb. 10.

There is a cost.

For more information, call 610-837-0310.


Catasauqua: Salem UCC will serve soup, salad, sweets Feb. 9

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., will be having an all-you-can-eat soup, salad and sweets event 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 9.

There will be a variety of soups, salad and coleslaw, in addition to a variety of sweets. There will also be takeout available.


St. Mary’s Church is holding a take-out winter soup sale. You can choose from winter garden (a creamy soup with cauliflower, broccoli and carrots), chicken noodle, beef barley, ham and navy bean or cabbage and noodles. The available soups are sold by the quart.

Coplay: Students to be confirmed

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Alfred A. Schlert, bishop of Allentown, will celebrate the Mass of Confirmation 4:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, 4 S. Fifth St., Coplay.

The sacrament will cover the parishes of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Egypt; St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Stiles; and St. Peter, Coplay.


Coplay Borough Council meets 7 p.m. Feb. 12 in council chambers at the municipal building, 98 S. Fourth St.


Monday, February 4, 2019 by The Press in Columns

FEB. 4

• Bingo, 7 p.m. (doors open 5:30 p.m.), at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave. Bingo is played every Monday.

• Parent Teacher Association meeting, 7 p.m., in the all-purpose room of Moore Elementary School, 2835 Mountain View Drive, Moore Township. Information: Kate Latteman at or

• Stretch and strengthen, 9-10 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. The class will continue Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays until March 1. Information and cost: 610-437-3700

Bath: Help support Bath firefighters at fundraiser Feb. 3

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Bath Volunteer Fire Department needs your support. Rivals Sports Bar and Restaurant, 5 Lehns Court, Easton, will donate 20 percent of your food sales to the fire department when you dine there Feb. 3.

This donation will only be valid at the above location on the above date during regular business hours.

Please leave your receipt with one of the fire department volunteers on your way out.


Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive, will be holding its next indoor flea market 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 3.

The kitchen will be open.

Lehigh Township: Youth to host dinner

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Hope Lutheran Church’s youth group will hold a valentine dinner 4:30-7 p.m. Feb. 16 at the church, 4131 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville.

Meal choices include prime rib, chicken Marsala, chicken Oscar and vegetable lasagna. Children can choose hot dogs or macaroni and cheese.

For tickets, call the church office 610-767-7203. No tickets will be sold at the door.

Proceeds benefit youth attending the National Youth Gathering in 2021.


Rejoice, the Muhlenberg College gospel choir, will share its talents at Hope Lutheran Church during the 10:30 a.m. Feb. 17 service.

Allen/East Allen townships: Indoor yard sale planned

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Allen Township Fire Company, 3530 Howertown Road, will hold an indoor yard sale 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 10.

To request space and for other information, call 610-502-0735.


East Allen Township Parks & Recreation will be starting a free community walking club. The program, Walk This Way to Better Health, will begin March 26. It will be 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Bicentennial Park West, Colony Drive.

Looking ahead, East Allen Township is planning a community yard sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 27 at Bicentennial Park East.

Catasauqua: Preschool program planned

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Suburban North Family YMCA, 880 Walnut St., will be opening a new early childhood learning program in February. The full-day preschool program, Building Bright Stars, will be open to children ages 3-5 and will run weekdays 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

The program can serve up to 18 children. Enrollment is open now.

The YMCA offers financial assistance to help cover the cost of tuition for child care. YMCA membership is not required to enroll in the early childhood programs.

To learn more about the new program, visit or call 610-264-5221.

Coplay: Democratic club organizes for 2019

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The Edward M. Kennedy Democratic Association, aka Coplay Democratic Club, was founded in 1930 as the Woodrow Wilson Democratic Association. The membership unanimously changed the CDC name in 2006.

The CDC held its annual reorganization meeting in January. The CDC has a full slate of officers for 2019. All offices have a one-year term.

The 2019 officers are as follows:

Trustees — James Danko, Theresa Roth, Cynthia Leiner and Natalie Reichl

Northampton: AARP group to meet Feb. 13

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Northampton AARP Chapter 3915 will meet Feb. 13 at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave. Doors open 11 a.m.

Entertainment will be music by Chuck Longenecker. Refreshments will be provided.

Anyone interested in bus trips should call Sharon at 610-262-9182.


Northampton Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, 1204 Main St., has planned these activities for the upcoming months.

• Karaoke with DJ PK, 9 p.m. the first and third Fridays of the month

• Polka and button box, 7:30 p.m. the second and fourth Fridays of the month