Northampton Press

Monday, July 6, 2020

Allen/East Allen townships: East Allen yard sale still on calendar

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 by The Press in Columns

A community yard sale event is planned for 10 a.m.-1 p.m. May 16 at Bicentennial Park East, East Allen Township.

Spaces are available.

For details, call Chuck Frantz, parks director, at 610-262-7961, ext. 306.

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Reminder: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1335 Old Carriage Road, Kreidersville, is still planning to hold a 50th anniversary service 9 a.m. April 26. There has been no word of a postponement, as of press time.

The Bishop Rev. Samuel R. Zeiser will be a special guest.

The choirs, orchestra and bell and chime choirs will perform.

Northampton: Borough property remains closed

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Borough Municipal Building and the borough’s parks and playground remain closed to the public, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The borough’s April meetings will not be held.

The recreation center and the Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum are also closed until further notice.

Northampton Banquet and Event Center is temporarily canceling its popular Monday night bingo.

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Catasauqua: Look for online Easter services

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Due to the coronavirus, Catasauqua Borough churches will not be holding traditional Easter services this week.

Some churches throughout the Lehigh Valley are holding livestream Facebook services, and you can check them out online.

Also, just turn on your TV, as it seems you can always find a service/Mass being provided, especially on Easter Sunday.

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The borough of Catasauqua announces all borough meetings are canceled until further notice.

Allen/East Allen townships: Send in your news

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Is your church, civic group or Scout troop taking special measures to continue with meetings and previously planned events? Email the information to tklutter@ptd.net, and I’ll include it in a future column.

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Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1335 Old Carriage Road, Kreidersville, will hold a 50th anniversary service 9 a.m. April 26.

Bishop Rev. Samuel R. Zeiser will be a special guest.

The choir, orchestra and bell and chime choirs will perform.

A fellowship hour will follow.

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Bath: Don’t flush wipe

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Bath Borough Water Authority would like to urge residents not to flush sanitizing wipes into the sewer system. This practice must stop immediately. It will cause considerable damage to the water treatment plant/sewer system.

The authority office is not open to the public.

In-person payments are suspended until further notice. Payments may be made at Goh20.Net/bba (a fee may apply), by mail or in the drop-off slot at 160 Mill St.

Please share this important information.

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The annual Bath area fishing contest has been canceled this year due to COVID-19.

Lehigh Township: Drive-in services continue

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Due to concerns for public health and the restrictions on gatherings, Hope Lutheran Church has canceled its services for this week but recommends parishioners join the drive-in church service at Becky’s Drive-In, 4548 Lehigh Drive, Berlinsville.

A Good Friday service is planned for 7:30 p.m. April 10. Easter services are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. April 11 and 8 a.m. April 12.

The restrooms will be open if needed, but due to social distancing, it is recommended you take care of those needs before you arrive.

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Coplay: Restaurants open for pickup, delivery

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Samuel Owens Restaurant and Bar is open only for food pickups and delivery service.

The Bacon Strip on Second Street has pickups available on a daily basis.

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Coplay Borough canceled the two borough council meetings for April.

The administration will decide the plans for May after the president and governor make any announcements at the end of this month.

The borough hall lockdown is for the entire municipal building, including the police station and office. The public can contact police by phone, email or 911 for an emergency.

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Moore Township: Check out virtual church services

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Many Moore Township churches are utilizing Facebook Live or Zoom to hold Sunday services in lieu of public services.

The churches holding virtual Sunday services include Salem United Church of Christ, 10:15 a.m.; Emmanuel’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 9:30 a.m.; Covenant United Methodist Church, 9 a.m.; Christ United Church of Christ, Little Moore, 9 a.m.; Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 9:30 a.m.; and Bushkill United Methodist Church, 10 a.m.

Check out these churches on Facebook for more information.

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