Northampton Press

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Lehigh Township: Send in your township news!

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Is your church or organization having a fundraiser or event in Lehigh Township you want to let the community know about? Send me the information at kristinaheschgrover@rcn.com, and I will be happy to announce it in a future column.

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

For more information, call the church office at 610 767-1239 or visit bethanywes.org.

Allen/East Allen townships: Lappawinzo to hold breakfast Feb. 18

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Lappawinzo Fish and Game will hold a breakfast 9 a.m.-noon Feb. 18 at the club, 25 Lappawinzo Road.

There is a cost.

It is open to the public.

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St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, 8142 Valley View Road, Seemsville, will host an all-you-can-eat soup and salad bar 4-7 p.m. Feb. 24.

There is a cost.

Desserts, coffee, tea and water, as well as takeout quarts of soup, will also be available for purchase.

For cost and tickets, call the church at 610-837-7426 or Sheila at 610-457-6368.

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Moore Township: Sign-ups taking place for spring sports

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Moore Township Athletic Association is now holding spring sports sign-ups for baseball, softball, soccer and cheerleading.

In-person sign-ups will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 10 in the meeting room of the Moore Township Municipal Building, 2491 Community Drive.

Online sign-ups can be completed by visiting mtaaredhawks.org by Feb. 28.

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Emmanuel’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, invites the community to a valentine social and game day 1-3 p.m. Feb. 10. The event will be held in the old fellowship hall.

Coplay: St. John’s plans ham dinner

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by The Press in Columns

A ham dinner will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 18 S. Third St., 4-6 p.m. Feb 10.

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Coplay’s next 150th anniversary committee meeting will be 7 p.m. Feb. 15 in council chambers of borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St. All interested civic groups and organizations need to attend before it’s too late to participate in the sesquicentennial celebration.

Kickoff is set for April 6, 2019.

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Spitzer finds cement work

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by ED PANY Curator, Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum in Columns

In this third column, I am speaking to the governor of Burgenland, Austria, officials and media about the Burgenlanders who emigrated to Northampton, Coplay and the Lehigh Valley. In my last column, we spoke about Mr. Paul Eberhart’s American experience. His former neighbor on 10th Street, Northampton, Mr. Frank Spitzer, had a similar experience.

Frank was born in Austria July 13,1904, on a 50-acre Burgenland farm.

He recalled, “My brothers were in World War I. Austria-Hungary, in those years, was a member of the Triple Alliance with Germany.”

Happenings

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 by The Press in Columns

FEB. 6

• Tai Chi, 12:30-1:30 p.m., at Whitehall Lifestyle Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. Information: 610-437-3700

• Creation Station Club (for kids of all ages), 6:30-7:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Cash bingo, 7 p.m., at Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive, Moore Township. Information and cost: fire company at 610-317-0808

Northampton: Food bank to hold Feb. 4 bingo

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Area Food Bank is sponsoring a Super Bowl gift card bingo Feb. 4 in Good Shepherd Catholic School’s gym, 1300 Newport Ave. Snow date is Feb. 11.

Doors open noon. Bingo starts 2 p.m.

Bingo prizes will be gift cards from area stores and dining and entertainment venues.

The cost of a ticket includes 20 games. Special games will be available for purchase.

Highlights of the day also include a Chinese auction, 50/50 drawing, door prizes, mystery envelope game and a cash drawing.

Food will be available for purchase.

Bath: Indoor flea market is Feb. 4

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive, will be holding an indoor flea market 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 4.

The kitchen will be open.

For more information, call 484-695-9374.

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Emmanuel’s Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, will be collecting monetary donations, as well as boxed pasta, bars of soap and cans of soup, for Bath Area Food Bank Feb. 4.

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Pibbles Paws Safe Haven will host the second annual Pit-A-Ful Valentine’s Day dance and spaghetti dinner Feb. 10 at Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company.

Lehigh Township: Spanish Bible study group meets

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by The Press in Columns

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.

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Is your church or organization having a fundraiser or event in Lehigh Township that you want to let the community know about?

Send me the information at kristinaheschgrover@rcn.com and I will be happy to announce it in a future column.

Catasauqua: Woman’s Club plans fashion program

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The Woman’s Club of Catasauqua will be having a lively new program called “Living on a Shoestring with Fashions and Food,” held 6 p.m. Feb. 15 at Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St.

Some of the club members will be modeling clothes from Catasauqua Community Thrift Store, where many members volunteer.

A meal will be prepared by Heidi and John Brubaker.

The public is welcome to join.

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Suburban North Family YMCA, 880 Walnut St., is the local branch of the Greater Valley YMCA.