Northampton Press

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Northampton: Fire department plans Dec. 15 bowling fundraiser

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Fire Department will be sponsoring a Rock-N-Bowl at Hampton Lanes 9:30-11:30 p.m. Dec. 15.

For a donation of $15, participants will be able to bowl for two hours. Shoes will be provided.

All proceeds will benefit the fire department.


Northampton Liederkranz, 402 E. Ninth St., will hold a meat raffle 5-9 p.m. Dec. 16.

There is a cost. A ticket includes a chance to win the super grand prize, 10 grand prizes and additional prizes the night of the raffle. Refreshments and entertainment by Vinyl Persuasion, starting 9 p.m., are also included.

Events in August 1941

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by ED PANY Curator, Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum in Columns

Today, we are taking you back to Aug. 15, 1941. The world and the United States were concerned about the war that was raging in Europe. Would the United States be able to maintain a policy of neutrality? National defense now became a concern. American Legion posts joined the Interceptor Command located at Mitchel Field in New York to improve our air defense.

Moore Township: Ladies’ night is set for Dec. 15

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Mountain View Wesleyan Church, 1001 Deemer Road, is hosting a ladies’ night, featuring an ornament swap and potluck dinner, 6-8:30 p.m. Dec. 15.

The church is also having a candlelight service 7 p.m. Dec. 22.

The children’s pageant will be presented Dec. 24 at the 10:30 a.m. service.

For more information on any of these events, contact the church at 610-759-7553.


Emmanuel’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, invites the community to a cookie/baking exchange. The event will take place 1 p.m. Dec. 16.

Allen/East Allen townships: Spaghetti dinner planned

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by The Press in Columns

The youth of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1335 Old Carriage Road, Kreidersville, will be holding a spaghetti dinner 4-8 p.m. Dec. 16.

There is a cost.

The menu includes spaghetti and meatballs, salad, drink and a piece of cake. Additional desserts can be purchased.

Take-out meals will be available as well.

The youth will be selling homemade chocolate candy during the dinner. All proceeds benefit the youth “Quake” retreat.

For tickets, call the church office, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at 610-262-9517. Tickets can also be purchased at the door.


Lehigh Township: Autism ministry held every Sunday

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Autism ministry is held at Bethany Wesleyan Church, 675 Blue Mountain Drive, Cherryville, 10:45 a.m. every Sunday. The event is for people up to age 21 with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

For more information, call the church at 610-767-1239 or visit


A note for the Spanish Bible study group at Bethany Wesleyan Church: Ministerio Hispano Servicios los Domingos a las 10:45 a.m. en el salon 601. Pastor Patricio and Marcela Labbe — Telefono: 610-509-1103.


Catasauqua: Club plans breakfast

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by The Press in Columns

The Catasauqua Club, 226 Pine St., will be holding a breakfast 9 a.m.-noon Dec. 17.

The menu features eggs, bacon, ham, sausage, crepes, French toast, potatoes, soup, fruit cup and drinks. Eggs Benedict and omelets made to order are also offered.

Reservations are suggested. Call the club at 610-264-1771.


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Coplay: Pictures with Santa will be held Dec. 16 at gazebo

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Pictures with Santa will take place 9 a.m.-noon Dec. 16 in the gazebo at the borough’s Community Plaza.

Children ages 12 and under can have their picture taken with Santa free of charge. Parents are welcome to bring their own camera or cellphones. Pet are also welcome for pictures.

People are asked to bring a canned food item to be donated to Coplay Food Bank.

Children ages 12 and under will also be treated to a free breakfast at Samuel Owens, courtesy of Bill and Michelle Loy from 9 a.m. to noon.



Monday, December 11, 2017 by The Press in Columns

DEC. 11

• Deadline (6:30-9 p.m.) to drop off gifts for Bath’s Santa Run (for borough residents only), to be held starting noon Dec. 16. Information and amount of donation requested: Steve Mannino at 484-661-6892, the fire department at 610-837-6400 or the borough at 610-837-6525

• Northampton Borough Schools holiday concert, 7 p.m., in the auditorium of the high school, 1619 Laubach Ave.

• Moore Elementary School holiday concert, 7 p.m., at the school, 2835 Mountain View Drive, Bath

Allen/East Allen townships: Tree lighting planned at covered bridge

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by The Press in Columns

A tree lighting will be held 4:30-5:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at Kreidersville Covered Bridge.

Highlights of the event include baked goods, hot chocolate, sing-along caroling, a bonfire and even a special visit from Santa.


For those who made reservations for breakfast with Santa at Zion Stone United Church of Christ, 51 Church Road, Kreidersville, the event occurs 9 a.m. Dec. 9.


Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1335 Old Carriage Road, Kreidersville, will hold a Christmas cookie sale and holiday variety shop Dec. 9.

Northampton: Santa Run set for Dec. 9 in borough

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Borough Fire Department will hold its annual Santa Run Dec. 9, starting noon.

If you’d like Santa and his firefighting helpers to deliver a gift to your home that day, drop off the item 6-9 p.m. Dec. 6, 7 or 8 at the fire department, 4 Lerchenmiller Drive.

For more information, call Nick at 484-225-7075.


Northampton AARP Chapter 3915 will hold its Christmas party Dec. 13 at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave.

Doors open 11 a.m. Those planning to attend must have a ticket.