Northampton Press

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Bath: Historical society museum open Sept. 15

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Governor Wolf Historical Society’s museum, 6600 Jacksonville Road, will be open to the public 1-3 p.m. Sept. 15. Tours of the society’s campus will also be offered.

For more information, visit


Emmanuel’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, announces its Sunday school program begins 9:30 a.m. Sept. 16.

Students in kindergarten through fifth grade will participate in learning about a Bible story with programs such as Art Zone, KidVid Cinema, Bible Discovery and Activate Faith.

Coplay: Library will show free movie

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St., will show “The Cowboys,” featuring John Wayne, starting 1 p.m. Sept. 15.

This is part of the library’s Free Movie Saturday program.


St. Peter Roman Catholic Church will have its annual chicken paprikash and ham dinner 4-7 p.m. Sept. 15 at the church social hall, 4 S. Fifth St.

The dinner, which includes refreshments and dessert, is open to the public.


Coplay American Legion Stanley W. Reinhard Jr. Post 426 will host a meeting for the baseball committee 2 p.m. Sept. 16 at the post, 134 S. Second St.

Lehigh Township: Sept. 29 pig roast is set for Salem UMC

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by The Press in Columns

A pig roast will be held 2-5 p.m. Sept. 29 at Salem United Methodist Church, 1067 Blue Mountain Drive, Danielsville. There will be entertainment by Louie Setzer & the Appalachian Mountain Boys.

Advance tickets are required.

For more information, call George at 610-438-0881 or email


Reminder: Get ready for fall with the Lehigh Township Historical Society’s annual mum sale, scheduled for 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 15 and 1-4 p.m. Sept. 16 on the porch of the Lehigh Township Historical Centre, 3811 Lehigh Drive.

Catasauqua: Salem UCC to hold Sept. 15 flea market

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Salem United Church of Christ is hosting a flea market 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 15 at the church, 615 Third St.

There will be a basket raffle, bake sale, pickled red beets and food to either eat in or take out.

If you have any items to donate, call the church at 610-264-4091 or Bev Werner at 610-248-2822.

We cannot accept televisions or electrical items.


The Morning Glories of Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, Fourth and Pine streets, will be having a 10th anniversary celebration luncheon noon Sept. 17.

Northampton: Railroad station open to visitors

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Siegfried Railroad Station, home of the Northampton Area Historical Society, will be open to visitors 1-4 p.m. Sept. 16. The station is located on West 21st Street (Route 329).

The station is a museum housing artifacts of Northampton and the surrounding area. This year, the society is highlighting the second ward of Northampton. Artifacts from businesses of the second ward are on display at the station.

The society will have its fall garage sale 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 29 at the station.

Allen/East Allen townships: Festival is Sept. 22

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The 290th anniversary of Craig’s Scotch-Irish Settlement, which was the birth of Northampton County, will be celebrated during a festival 1-4 p.m. Sept. 22 at Horner’s Cemetery, 4965 Nor- Bath Blvd.

Highlights of the event include food, raffles, actors, tours, a vintage hearse car show, live music, DAR display, kids’ activities and information for a car tour of settlement homes.

Attendees can also hear about the group’s ties to George Washington, Ben Franklin, Teddy Roosevelt and others.


Monday, September 10, 2018 by The Press in Columns

SEPT. 10

• Bag sale, during regular business hours, at Catasauqua Community Thrift Shop, 113 Bridge St. The sale will continue until Sept. 15.

• Woman’s Club of Whitehall Township meeting, 11 a.m., at Friendly’s, 1491 MacArthur Road, Fullerton

• Anniversary meeting for St. John’s Friendly Fifties, 1 p.m. (rosary 11:30 p.m. with luncheon to follow), in the social hall of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, 1343 Newport Ave., Northampton

Northampton: It’s a busy weekend in the borough!

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1904 Main St., will have its annual basket social and flea market 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Sept. 7 and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 8.

There will be more than 350 items to take a chance on, and the drawing will be 3:30 p.m. Sept. 8. You do not need to be present to win.

The kitchen will be open both days for refreshments.

Call Florence Edelman with any questions at 610-262-4842 or 610-462-4261.


The annual Uptown Street Fair in Northampton is set for Sept. 8.

Moore Township: Check out these two recycling events scheduled in September

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Moore Township invites residents to participate in Northampton County’s hazardous waste recycling events.

There will be one held 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 8 at Bethlehem Ice Rink, 345 Illicks Mill Road.

Another will take place 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 22 at Northampton Memorial Community Center, 1601 Laubach Ave.

For a list of acceptable waste items and for more information, visit the link on the Moore Township website: