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Lehigh Township column

Thursday, May 2, 2013 by KRISTINA HESCH-GROVER Special to The Press in Columns

Walk set for May 18

The Lehigh Township Rails to Trails and the D&L National Heritage Corridor organization will be sponsoring an interpretive walk along the D&L National Corridor Saturday, May 18.

The walk will start at 9 a.m. at the Cove Road trailhead under the Treichlers Bridge and will move at a leisurely pace for about 1.5 miles to Rockdale with stops to discuss local history, geology and biology.

Although there is no cost for the walk, donations are always appreciated.

Children age 10 and over are welcome.

Catasauqua column

Thursday, April 25, 2013 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

Yard sale set for May 4

A basket raffle will be held 6-8 p.m. tomorrow at Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, Fourth and Pine streets.

Those who play have the opportunity to win themed baskets, plants, pictures and gift certificates.

Proceeds of the event will benefit the Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors Project and Holy Trinity's Sidewalk Fund.

Winners will be notified by telephone.

For more information, contact Janis Charvala at 610-440-0073.


A community yard sale us set for 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. May 4, at Second and Race streets.

Moore column

Thursday, April 25, 2013 by JENN STUMER Special to The Press in Columns

Moore recycling event next month

Mark your calendars – Moore Township will be holding an electronics recycling event 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at Moore Elementary School, 2835 Mountain View Drive.

Any electronic devices with a plug will be accepted with the exception of smoke detectors, large appliances and projection televisions. The service is free to all residents and small businesses with less than 50 employees.


Point Phillips Rod & Gun Club, 1035 Smith Gap Road, will host a block shoot 7-10 p.m. Friday, April 26.

For more information, contact the club at 610-837-0310.


Lehigh Township column

Thursday, April 25, 2013 by KRISTINA HESCH-GROVER Special to The Press in Columns

Basket party set for Sunday

The Lehigh Township Volunteer Fire Company Country Garden will host an all-you-can-eat dinner buffet 4-8 p.m. Friday, May 3.

Proceeds benefit the fire company.


The Lehigh Township Lioness Club will hold a basket party Sunday, April 28, at the Lehigh Township Volunteer Fire Company.

You can browse from 2-4 p.m. and the drawing will be held at 4:15 p.m.

Food will be available for purchase and a bake sale will also be held.

Everyone is encouraged to bring a nonperishable food item for the Northampton Area Food Bank.

Allen/East Allen column

Thursday, April 25, 2013 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Race to be held June 1

The KCB Challenge, which includes both a 5-K and a 10-K race, will be held Saturday, June 1, 9 a.m.

The event begins and ends with a run through the historic Kreidersville Covered Bridge, the last covered bridge in Northampton County. To register or see the schedule and course, visit

Awards are unique, fused-glass art pieces prepared by Glass by Erica.

Refreshments will be served after the race.

For more information, email KCBChallenge@


Northampton column

Thursday, April 25, 2013 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Good Shepherd to present musical

The Drama Club of Good Shepherd Catholic School will present "High School Musical, Jr." 7 p.m. Friday, April 26, and Saturday, April 27.

A matinee performance will be presented 2 p.m. Sunday, April 28.

Student performers are students in fourth through eighth grades. The performances will be held in the school gymnasium.

For advance tickets and other information, call 610-262-9171. Tickets will also be available at the door.


Breakfast will again be served 8:30 a.m. to noon Sunday, April 28, at the Assumption BVM Church, East 22nd Street, Northampton.

Survivors to be honored June 22 at Relay for Life

Thursday, April 25, 2013 by The Press in Columns

The Relay For Life of Whitehall will recognize and salute local cancer survivors and their caregivers 6 p.m. June 22 during a special ceremony in the Whitehall High School stadium. Dinner will be provided through donations from local restaurants.

I invite every survivor and caregiver in the Whitehall-Coplay, Northampton, Catasauqua and Allentown School Districts to attend this ceremony, which is open to the public.

Catasauqua column

Thursday, April 18, 2013 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

Help clean up the Catty Canal Saturday

The Great Catasauqua Canal Cleanup will be held this Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon.

This annual event is supported by the Borough of Catasauqua, as well as the state, in appreciation of Earth Day.

Volunteers will meet in the old Deily Coal Yard, access point behind Front Street via Union Street.

Organizers will provide gloves, orange safety vests, bags for trash and a tool for the brush cleanup effort. Beverages and snacks will also be provided. As with prior years, volunteers may also help cleanup the downtown areas.

Northampton column

Thursday, April 18, 2013 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Cut-athon set for April 28

The fifth annual Make-A-Wish cut-athon will be held Sunday, April 28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at Shear Impressions, 1774 Main St.

Stylists will be offering discounts on haircuts, manicures and brow waxing.

A Chinese auction, food and more will be featured with proceeds benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Donations are welcome.

For more information, call 610-261-4510.


Breakfasts will no longer be held at the Northampton Lieder- kranz, 402 E. Ninth St. Organizers wish to thank past attendees for their patronage.