Northampton Press

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Volunteer drivers

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

ITN LV

Independent Transportation Network Lehigh Valley provides 24/7 door-to-door ride service for seniors age 60 and over and visually impaired adults to any destination in the Lehigh Valley.

In order to provide this service, they need volunteer drivers to help them with the increasing demand for rides.

All rides are in the Lehigh Valley only.

Drivers can drive when and where they choose. They must have their own vehicle and clean driving record.

No minimum hours are required.

For more information about volunteering, call 610-419-1645.

Applications sought for National Night Out

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh Valley Mall

From 5-8 p.m. Aug. 1, Lehigh Valley Mall, 250 Lehigh Valley Mall, Whitehall, will be hosting National Night Out and a public safety expo, an evening dedicated to safety education with local police, fire and other community organizations. Mixing education with fun, the event also hosts family-friendly activities, such as bounce houses, face painting and balloon art.

Golf tournament set for Sept. 9

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Hankee Fund

The Krysta Hankee Memorial Fund will hold its 10th annual Krysta Hankee Memorial Golf Tournament Sept. 9 at Whitetail Golf Club, Bath.

Shotgun starts are 7:40 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. The cost per player includes greens fees, cart, lunch and prizes.

Lunch will be provided by Carmel.

Tee time will be secured when payment is received. Whitetail tournament and seasonal sponsorships are available.

Payment can be made to: Krysta Hankee Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 1, Germansville, 18053.

Fourth of July

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

BETHLEHEM

The City of Bethlehem has announced the Fourth of July city center and East Church Street area activities.

The Bethlehem Municipal Band will perform a free concert 7:30 p.m., featuring patriotic music and old favorites, at the City Center Plaza.

The annual fireworks display will begin about 9 p.m. July 4 from Sand Island. The rain date will be July 5.

Sand Island east will be closed beginning at noon July 4 to facilitate fireworks preparations.

Golf tournament

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Hankee Fund

The Krysta Hankee Memorial Fund will be holding its 10th annual Krysta Hankee Memorial Golf Tournament Sept. 9 at Whitetail Golf Club, Bath. Shotgun starts are 7:40 a.m. and 1:15 p.m.

The per-player fee includes greens fees, cart, lunch and prizes.

Lunch will be provided by Carmel.

Tee time will be secured when payment is received. Whitetail tournament and seasonal sponsorships are available.

For cost, registration and other information, email krystafund@gmail.com or call 610-767-4154 and leave a message.

Centenarians sought

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Northampton County

The advisory council of Northampton County Area Agency on Aging is seeking centenarians who would like to attend this year’s centenarian celebration.

Centenarians are county residents who are or will be age 100 by the end of 2017.

The celebration will be held 11:30 a.m. Sept. 28 at Green Pond Country Club.

All centenarians are invited, along with one guest, to attend. Additional guests may attend for a fee to be determined.

RSVPs are absolutely required and must be received by July 1.

Concert, movies, fireworks planned

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

MACARTHUR ROAD 75th

The MacArthur Road 75th anniversary committee has announced the summer lineup of events.

Allentown Marine Band will perform 7:30 p.m. June 10 at Whitehall Parkway. A fireworks display is planned as well.

There is no cost to attend.

The movie “Up” will be shown 8:30 p.m. July 15 at Peter Grim Homestead, Mickley and Lehnert roads.

“Mars Attacks the World” will be shown 8:30 p.m. Aug. 5 at Steckel Elementary School. The original space ship from the movie will be on display.

Event to be held June 17, 18

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Civil War Days

On June 17 and 18, Friends of Camp Geiger will sponsor its ninth Lehigh Valley Civil War Days at the Whitehall Parkway recreational area on Church Street in Whitehall. The event is open 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-noon Sunday.

To commemorate the second year of the Civil War, the battle of Hanover Courthouse, which took place in May of 1862, will be featured. The two phases of the battle will be reenacted 10:45 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday. A battlefield lecture will precede each battle.

CarFit program

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Northampton

A CarFit program will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 20 at Northampton Regional Emergency Services, 1525 Canal St., Northampton.

The program is designed to improve older driver safety.

Trained volunteers will provide information to ensure the safest fit for older drivers and their vehicles.

During this time, child seats also will be checked for suitability for the age and weight of a child.

For information, call 610-262-9110, ext. 3, or email mwescoe@nrems.org.