Northampton Press

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Allen/East Allen townships: Breakfast to be served at Lappawinzo

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Lappawinzo Fish & Game, 25 Lappawinzo Road, will hold a breakfast 8 a.m.-noon March 18. The event is open to the public. There is a cost.


East Allen Township’s egg hunt will be held 1 p.m. March 24 at Bicentennial Park East.

Rain date is March 25.

The event will be divided into the following age groups: ages 1 and 2; ages 3 and 4; ages 5 to 7; and ages 8 to 10.


East Allen Township Recreation Department is accepting registrations for its 2018 spring sports programs at the municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd. Hours are 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Lehigh Township: Church plans events

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Salem United Methodist Church, 1067 Blue Mountain Drive, Danielsville, is having three tasty upcoming events.

The first event is a sausage and pancake breakfast set for 8-10:30 a.m. March 17.

The next is a soup sampler and dessert event planned for 4:30-6:30 p.m. March 21. Half of the profits of this event will go to Bath Area Food Bank.

The third event is a ham and dandelion dinner scheduled for 4-6 p.m. March 24.


Coplay: St. John’s will host brunch

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Brunch and Friendship Sunday will be held March 18 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 18 S. Third St.

Bring a friend to church and brunch. Every friend and member who brings them will receive a welcome gift, courtesy of Louise Hash and the St. John’s Evangelism Committee.

Also, don’t forget the very special friendship event for all Sunday school students and their friends, held 9 a.m. before the worship.

If you would like to bring some kind of bread, call Karen Haines at 610-653-2816.


Cement worker of the month

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 by ED PANY Curator, Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum in Columns

Roark Grammes

Mr. Roark Grammes was born in Hudson, N.Y. His father, Donald, was a chemist with Lone Star Cement. Roark moved with his family when his father was transferred to Greencastle, Ind.; Trumbull, Conn.; Roanoke, Va.; Shawnee, Kan., where he graduated from Shawnee Mission High School in 1980; and finally to Allentown in 1981.

After graduating from Lehigh County Community College, he followed in his father’s footsteps and was hired as a lab technician at Lone Star in Nazareth, the landmark company that later became Essroc.

Northampton: Exchange Club plans craft fair

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Exchange Club will hold a spring craft and vendor fair 10 a.m.-3 p.m. March 18 at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave.

The event will include more than 70 crafters and direct sales vendors. A tricky tray raffle will also be held.

Lehigh Valley Phantoms will have merchandise giveaways.

Admission and parking are free. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.


Grace United Church of Christ, 902 Lincoln Ave., will hold a Lenten crab cake dinner 5-7 p.m. March 16.


Monday, March 12, 2018 by The Press in Columns


• Friendly Fifties meeting, 1 p.m., in the social hall of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Church, 1343 Newport Ave., Northampton

• Woman’s Club of Whitehall Township meeting, 6 p.m., at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road, Hokendauqua

• Game night (for ladies), 7 p.m., at Emmanuel’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, Moore Township. Information: church office at 610-837-1741


Coplay: St. John’s hosts Lenten series

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 by The Press in Columns

St. John’s Lutheran Church’s Lenten midweek series, 2018 Soup, Bread and Discussion, will be held 6 p.m. March 7, 14 and 21 at the church, 18 S. Third St.

Call Karen Haines at 610-697-1130 or Joan Wright at 610-262-7551 if you would like to provide soup or bread one night.


Whitehall-Coplay Hunger Initiative is planning a cash bingo March 11.

Doors open 1 p.m., and calling begins 2 p.m., at Commitment to Family & Community, 165 Cherry St.

There will be cash drawings as well as food and baked goods for sale. Specials may be purchased for extra games.

Northampton library: Mario Kart event is planned

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Mario Kart Madness is set for 1 p.m. March 10.

Show off your driving skills with this head-to-head competition. The event is for teens in grades 6 to 12.


Registration for April children’s programs, including Munchkin Music and One Book Every Young Child, begins March 19.


An estate planning program is scheduled for 1 p.m. March 27. Come to an informal discussion about wills, power of attorney and probate. Bring your questions.


Join us for Game of Thrones trivia 6:30 p.m. April 6.

Lehigh Township: Bethany to host autism respite April 14

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Bethany Wesleyan Church, 675 Blue Mountain Drive, Cherryville, will be holding an autism respite 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 14.

This is an event for children, 2 to 21 years old, diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, as well as their siblings with or without a diagnosis.

The respite program provides parents a four-hour break, while their child enjoys a day full of fun.

Respite care helps maintain family stability and provides opportunities for the child to participate in social activities.