The reading of the Declaration of Independence will take place at the George Taylor House July 4 at 10 a.m.
The George Taylor House will also be open for tours from 9 a.m. to noon.
Come on out and start your holiday with a little bit of history!
Hot July news for all Catasauqua Garden Club members: Fran Cundall has been forced to cancel her presentation on native plant alternatives for the July meeting.
The show, however, will go on as Linc Coffin, Pennsylvania master gardener, will discuss the pros and cons of growing fruit in the backyard garden.
Friday's heavy rainfall luckily caused no flooding.
This is testimony to a better-than-adequate storm water system along with the borough's topography which plays a role in controlling and preventing floods.
Although the town has the Lehigh River on its east side, there are no residences found on the water's edge.
While a downward incline exists from Front to Sixth and West to Chestnut streets, the water drains well and flows into the borough's storm system.
Are commercial and professional businesses declining in number or are they on the rise in Coplay?
The above question was the topic of conversation among several men who discussed the state of the borough over coffee at a local restaurant. One man shared his thoughts on the community with The Press.
Little Moore Preschool Shining Stars is holding open enrollment and sign up bonuses for the 3- and 4-year old preschool programs.
Morning, afternoon and full-day classes are available. Christ United Church of Christ, Little Moore. is located just off Route 946 at Mink Road, Danielsville.
For more information, call 610-837-3841.
Bath American Legion, 278 Race St., Bath, has open bowling 1-3 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m.-noon Friday mornings. Saturday night bowling starts at 6:30 p.m.
The Allen Township and East Allen Township municipal offices will be closed Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.
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Catasauqua Thrift Shop, 113 Bridge St., will have a half-price sale July 1-12 on women's slacks, capris and shorts.
Store hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday.
Donations of goods and used clothing are gladly accepted during store hours. Proceeds from the shop are returned to the Catasauqua community through contributions to youth and adult programs and services.
Stop on in for some great bargains!
The Northampton Area Public Library has begun its annual fund drive.
The library has a new logo and motto, "Always something new," which is reflected in the many new programs under way.
The Bethany Wesleyan Missions Auction will be held 6:30 p.m. June 28.
Items may be viewed starting at 5 p.m.
Also, the Bethany Wesleyan Saturday Spectacular Yard Sale for Missions will be held on June 29, from 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on the ball field.
The Lehigh Township Volunteer Fire Company Country Garden will be holding an all-you-can-eat dinner buffet Friday, July 5, from 4-8 p.m.
The dinner will include soup, salad bar, rolls, side dishes, entrees and desserts. All proceeds benefit the fire company.
In this second column, I am remembering the history of the Keystone Cement Company in Bath. My research takes me back to 2001 when I interviewed Mrs. Betty Rohn whose father, Clarence Lerch, was a well-known area resident who was superintendent of the company.
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1335 Old Carriage Road, Kreidersville, will hold vacation Bible school 9 a.m.-noon June 24-28 for children age 3 through sixth grade.
This year's theme is the story of Moses, from birth through adulthood. Children will learn through stories, songs, crafts, games and more.
To preregister, call the church office at 610-262-9517 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. weekdays.