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Northampton column

Thursday, November 1, 2012 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Holy Trinity basket bingo set for Nov. 10

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1235 Main St., will host a basket bingo Saturday, Nov. 10. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., and the games begin at 1 p.m.

The cost of a ticket includes 20 games. Specials will be sold separately.

Refreshments will be available for purchase.

For tickets, call 610-502-1037.

Proceeds benefit the church's building fund.


An event to benefit the Alec Ferullo family will be held Sunday, Nov. 11, 2-8 p.m., at the Gin Mill & Grille on Main Street.

Allen/East Allen column

Thursday, October 25, 2012 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Zion Stone hosting basket social, bake sale Saturday

Zion Stone United Church of Christ, 51 Church Road, Kreiders-ville, is planning a fall basket social and bake and soup sale for Saturday, Oct. 27, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

For details, call Bernice at 610-262-1133.


World renowned paranormal researcher A.J. Rauber will present "The Lizzie Tapes – A Paranormal Case Study" on Saturday, Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m., by candlelight, at the Gov. Wolf Historical Society, 6600 Jacksonville Road.

Lehigh Township column

Thursday, October 25, 2012 by KRISTINA HESCH-GROVER Special to The Press in Columns

Fire co. buffet set for Nov. 2

The Lehigh Township Volunteer Fire Company Country Garden will hold an all-you-can-eat dinner buffet Friday, Nov. 2, 4-8 p.m.

The dinner will include soup, salad bar, rolls, side dishes, entrees and desserts. All proceeds benefit the fire company.


Boy Scout Troop 242 is having its annual Italian buffet Saturday, Nov. 17, at Hope Lutheran Church, Cherryville.

Dinner will be served from 3 until 8 p.m.

There will also be a basket raffle and bake sale during the dinner.

Tickets will be available at the door.

Moore column

Thursday, October 25, 2012 by JENN STUMER Special to The Press in Columns

Club to host party

Point Phillips Rod and Gun Club will host an adult Halloween party Saturday, Oct. 27, 8 p.m. to midnight. The party is open to the public.

The club will have a deejay for music and the kitchen will be open. The event will include games, raffles and drawings along with contests and prizes for the best costumes.

There is a cost but participants can receive a discount for coming in costume or bringing a Jack-O-Lantern.

The club is located at 1035 Smith Gap Road.

For more information, call 610-837-0310.


Northampton column

Thursday, October 25, 2012 by Kellyh LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Assumption BVM to serve breakfast this Sunday

Assumption BVM will hold a breakfast Sunday, Oct. 28, 8 a.m.-noon, in the social hall, East 22nd Street and Washington Avenue.

The menu includes French toast, pancakes, scrambled eggs or omelet; ham, sausage or bacon; hash browns; toast; juice, milk, coffee or tea.

There is a cost. Tickets will be available at the door.

For more information, call 610-262-2559.


The Queenship of Mary Church will host its annual Food Bazaar Plus Saturday, Nov. 3, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the auditorium of the Good Shepherd Catholic School, West 13th Street, Northampton.

Catasauqua column

Thursday, October 25, 2012 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

Moms to square off in powder puff game

The moms of Catasauqua will be taking on the moms of Hokendauqua in a powder puff flag football game at the Hokey football field Saturday, Oct. 27, at 2 p.m.

This is the second year for the event and this year both teams have joined together to raise money for the Susan G. Komen Foundation for breast cancer.

Donations can be made to the team at, donation team Catasauqua Rough Riders – Powder Puff 2012.

The Catasauqua team also has the support of local businesses to help get the women game-ready and to raise extra money for the cause.


Cement Worker of the Month

Thursday, October 25, 2012 by ED PANY, Curator, Atlas Cement CompanyMemorial Museum in Columns

Jarrett Hahn, Essroc Nazareth

Mr. Jarrett Hahn was reared in Moore Township. He graduated from Northampton Area High School in 1991, where he was a member of the Konkrete Kid wrestling squad.

Jarrett joined the Army reserves and attended York College.

In 1993, he became employed by Lone Star Cement Co. in Nazareth, joining his father who was a welder at the plant.

Coplay column

Thursday, October 25, 2012 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Columns

Kids will go trick-or-treating in Coplay tomorrow night

Trick-or-treat night will be held in Coplay from 6 to 8 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 26.

Residents wanting to welcome boys and girls with a treat are asked to turn on their porch lights.

Borough police, along with the town's emergency management personnel, will be patrolling the streets making sure the kids are safe.

At the fire station on Cherry Street, the volunteer firefighters are again setting up scary scenes inside the station. Parents can take their children after trick-or-treating.

Northampton column

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Library seeks board member candidates

The Northampton Area Public Library is currently seeking candidates to fill a vacancy that now exists on the library board plus another upcoming vacancy.

Candidates should have a strong sense of advocacy for public library services.

These positions are three-year terms and involve meetings the second Wednesday of the month starting at 7 p.m. Meetings generally run two hours.

Board members' duties also include reviewing documents, leading a subcommittee meeting, advocating for the library at public events and participating in strategic planning.