Northampton Press

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Bath: Flea market is scheduled for Jan. 5 at fire company

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive, is planning to hold its first indoor flea market of the new year 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 5.

The kitchen will be open.


Petersville Rod & Gun Club, 550 Club Road, will be having its next bingo Jan. 9.

The doors open 6 p.m., and bingo begins 7 p.m.

The kitchen will be open.

For more information, call 610-261-2210.


It’s not too late to get your flu shot. Shots are available, with no appointment necessary, at Bath Drug, 310 S. Walnut St.


Sunday, December 29, 2019 by The Press in Columns

DEC. 30

• Game night, 5-7 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

• Bingo, 7 p.m. (doors open 5:30 p.m.), at Northampton Banquet and Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave.

DEC. 31

• Last day to purchase January 2020 lottery calendars at Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive, Moore Township. Information and cost: Stacy at 610-837-3465

• New Year’s Eve party, 3:30-6:30 p.m., at Coplay Saengerbund, 205 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-9937

Allen/East Allen townships: Governor Wolf Historical Society will hold New Year’s Eve celebration

Monday, December 23, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Governor Wolf Historical Society, 6600 Jacksonville Road, East Allen Township, will host a New Year’s Eve party 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. The band Pawnshop Bound will play, and there will be refreshments, including shrimp and mini-sandwiches, soft drinks, hats and noisemakers. Bring your own beverage.

There is a cost.

Attendance is limited to 60 guests.

In case of inclement weather, the party will be held Jan. 4, 2020.

For cost and other information, call 610-837-9015 or 610-905-0007.


Catasauqua: Community lunch is planned

Monday, December 23, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, 604 Fourth St., will hold its next free community lunch 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Dec. 28.

There will be a hot meal and some time to be with your Catasauqua neighbors.


It’s not too late to get your tickets to the Catasauqua American Legion’s New Year’s Eve party with Wolfkynn. Doors open 7 p.m.

Advance tickets will be at a discounted price, but tickets will be available at the door. The event is open to the public.

There will be food and a Champagne toast.

Northampton: Library planning Winnie the Pooh party

Monday, December 23, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Registration for Northampton Area Public Library’s Winnie the Pooh party is underway.

The party is scheduled 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Jan. 14, 2020, at the library, 1615 Laubach Ave.

Celebrate National Winnie the Pooh Day with games, crafts and snacks!

Register at the library help desk or call 610-262-7537. Visit for more information.


Reminder: Northampton Banquet and Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave., holds bingo every Monday night.

Doors open 5:30 p.m. The games begin 7 p.m.

The kitchen is open.

Coplay: Garbage pickup scheduled for Dec. 26

Monday, December 23, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The public works department will pick up garbage Dec. 26.

Recycling materials will be collected Dec. 27.


Coplay Recreation & Welfare Association is making sure residents who use the food bank have the fixings for a Christmas dinner, including chicken, stuffing, mashed potatoes, yams, green beans, cranberry sauce and more.


This year’s Coplay Saengerbund New Year’s Eve party is shaping up to be a sold-out event.

It is scheduled for 3:30-6:30 p.m. Dec. 31 at the club, 205 S. Fifth St.

Remembering: They both served

Monday, December 23, 2019 by ED PANY Curator, Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum in Columns

In this second column, we are in Colonial America during the American Revolution following the Heimer family in Plainfield Township, Northampton County.

Charles Heimer saw war approaching, so he joined the Northampton Militia. His son Adam followed his father’s example and joined at the age of 14. Charles had a busy life as a part-time militia member, farmer and grist mill operator.

In our last column, we indicated he received land warrants signed by Benjamin Franklin, president of Pennsylvania’s Supreme Council, acquiring 172 acres.

Lehigh Township: Offices closed for Christmas holiday

Monday, December 23, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Municipal offices are closed Dec. 24 and 25 for the Christmas holiday.

Offices will reopen Dec. 26.


The annual organizational meeting for Lehigh Township will occur 7 p.m. Jan. 6, 2020.

At this meeting, the board of supervisors appoints individuals to serve on the following boards and commissions: zoning hearing board, planning commission, municipal authority and recreation board.

Moore Township: Register for baseball, softball

Monday, December 23, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Moore Township Athletic Association will begin online sign-ups for spring baseball and softball Jan. 4, 2020.

To register online, visit, click on Register in the upper-right-hand corner and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the registration.


Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company is having an indoor flea market 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 5, 2020.

Vendors will have items on display. The kitchen will be open.

For table rental information and any other questions, contact Dennis McAllister at 908-400-5953.