Northampton Press

Monday, October 21, 2019

Bath: Animal control available for dog-related incidents

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Bath now has an animal control officer — for dogs only. For appropriate incidents involving dogs in the borough, call the nonemergency number for Pennsylvania State Police, 610-861-2026, who will dispatch the animal control officer.

Also, if you have a dog, a license is mandatory within the borough.

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Bath will be holding its annual community yard sale 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 7 throughout the borough and at Ciff Cowling Park, Allen Street.

Call borough hall at 610-837-1648 for more information.

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Lehigh Township: Get your mum, pie orders in

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Lehigh Township Historical Society will be taking presale orders for mums and 8-inch shoofly pies until Aug. 31. Mums that are preordered are discounted.

The flowers, shoofly pies and other goodies will be sold 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 14 from the porch of the Historical Centre, 3811 Lehigh Drive.

Try to order ahead, so the group doesn’t sell out of your favorite colors before you arrive.

For more information, visit lehightownshiphistoricalsociety.org/calendar.html.

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Happenings

Monday, August 26, 2019 by The Press in Columns

AUG. 26

• Half-price sale, during regular business hours, at Catasauqua Community Thrift Shop, 113 Bridge St. The sale will continue until Sept. 7.

• Beading club meeting, 1:30 p.m., in the reference area of Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Television show: “Doctor Who” (episodes 10-12 of season 1), 4:30 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

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

Catasauqua: Video Daze concert to be held Aug. 23 at park amphitheater

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Video Daze, a 1980s tribute party band, will perform 7-10 p.m. Aug. 23 in the amphitheater at Catasauqua Park and Playground, 501 American St.

As always, bring those lawn chairs, blankets and snacks.

Just three more weeks to go, and the summer band series wraps up for summer 2019.

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A back-to-school bash, organized by Revolution Church, will be held 1-3:30 p.m. Aug. 25 on the grounds of George Taylor House, Lehigh and Poplar streets, Catasauqua.

Northampton: Quota Club plans Sept. 21 yard sale

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Quota Club of Northampton will hold a yard sale 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. Sept. 21 at Northampton Fire Department, 4 Lerchenmiller Drive.

Organizers are looking for vendors of yard sale items as well as crafts and other specialty items. There will be both indoor tables and outdoor spaces for vendors available for a fee.

Contact Sharyn at 610-261-1277 for more information or to reserve a space.

Funds from the yard sale help support Quota community service projects throughout the year.

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Moore Township: Community Days scheduled

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Moore Township is holding its fourth annual Community Days event beginning 4 p.m. Aug. 23 and all day Aug. 24 at the Moore Township Recreation Center, 635 English Road.

There will be live music and craft and flea market vendors. New this year, for a cost, will be carriage rides with Cinderella and a Touch-a-Truck feature.

Fireworks are scheduled for Aug. 24.

There will be a 5K run Aug. 24 beginning 9:30 a.m.

For more information or to reserve vendor space, call 610-759-9449, ext. 3.

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Lehigh Township: Order mums, pies

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The Lehigh Township Historical Society will be taking presale orders for mums and 8-inch shoofly pies until Aug. 31. Mums that are preordered are discounted.

The flowers, shoofly pies and other goodies will be sold 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 14 from the porch at the Historical Centre, 3811 Lehigh Drive.

Try to order ahead so the group doesn’t sell out of your favorite colors before you arrive.

For more information, visit lehightownshiphistoricalsociety.org/calendar.html.

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Allen/East Allen townships: Offices to close for holiday

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Allen Township and East Allen Township municipal offices will be closed Sept. 2 in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

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East Allen Township is running a bus trip Dec. 7 to American Music Theatre, Lancaster.

The bus will depart 8 a.m. from Catasauqua High School. Show time is 10:30 a.m. Lunch at Shady Maple will follow. Cost includes transportation, tickets and lunch.

For more information, contact Chuck Frantz, department director, at 610-262-7961, ext. 306.

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Remembering: Coplay Cement and World War II

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by ED PANY Curator, Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum in Columns

When the United States entered World War II, the War Production Board was formed to mobilize American industry for war production. Donald Nelson, a former Sears executive, was appointed the director. He possessed unlimited power to head the war effort.

The factories of America were now manufacturing tanks, planes and anything needed to win the war. The machine shops of our local cement companies worked 24-hour shifts to support the war effort.