Northampton Press

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Coplay: Tire drop-off event is May 25

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The borough’s annual tire drop-off will take place 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 25 in the lower lot at Coplay Parkway, rain or shine.

There is no fee. The annual project permits six tires per household. Proof of borough residence is required.

Accepted will be tires from cars, pickup trucks, vans and SUVs. Tires from large trucks, motorcycles and bicycles will not be accepted.

Public works personnel will assist residents.


The borough office and public works...

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.


Police responded to an alarm in the 1400 block of Main Street.

Officers assisted Coplay police with a report of a domestic issue in the 1000 block of Catherine Drive.

Low-hanging wires in the 1100 block of Third Street were addressed.

Police assisted citizens on Railroad Street and at Fifth and Grove streets.

The department assisted with a civil matter in the 700 block of...

Allen Township gets first look at Willow Brook plan

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

At Allen Township’s Board of Supervisors meeting May 7, Solicitor Lincoln Treadwell introduced plans from the Fuller Family Trust for the large residential development at its Willow Brook Golf Course property.

The golf course has been reduced from 18 holes to nine holes, and the clubhouse has been moved farther into the property in preparation for the residential development.

The development is not unexpected, but this is the first look at the details. The new plan requires...

Bath: Tribute to late artist planned for May 23

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 by The Press in Columns

There will be a tribute to the late artist Brenda Faye Zellner 6-8 p.m. May 23 on South Chestnut Street. Her work will be on display in many of the shops along the street.

There will be live music by Trick Stacy and more.

A silent auction of Brenda’s paintings will be held to benefit the Governor Wolf Historical Society and Last Chance Ranch.


During the month of May, Emmanuel’s Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, will help the Bath Area Food Bank by...

Troop M honors fallen brethren

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

Active duty and retired Pennsylvania State Police officers united ranks May 2 in front of their red brick barracks in Hanover Township, Lehigh County, to honor their dead. Family members and guests came in support.

The men and women were there for the Pennsylvania State Police Memorial Day ceremony hosted by Troop M, Bethlehem, headquarters commanded by Captain Richard H. D’Ambrosio.

In a landscaped garden beside the entrance to the barracks facing Airport Road stood framed...

Allen/East Allen townships: Register now for camp in East Allen

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 by The Press in Columns

East Allen Township summer camp registrations are still being accepted at the municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.

The camp runs 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 17-Aug. 1 at Bicentennial Park for ages 5-12.

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


A Butterfly to Remember memorial event will be held 6 p.m. June 13 at Wayne Grube Memorial Park, Pavilion No. 1, 1200 Willowbrook Road, Allen Township.

The event is open to anyone who has...

Lehigh Township: Bethany plans VBS

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Bethany Wesleyan Church, 675 Blue Mountain Drive, Cherryville, will hold Vacation Bible School 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 22-26 for children ages 3-5 and grades 1-5.

For more information, call 610-767-1239 or visit


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, and I will be happy...

Whitehall police

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.


A motor vehicle accident occurred on MacArthur Road.

Police investigated a report of a suspicious person in the 2100 block of MacArthur Road.

The department responded to a report of trespassing in the 1200 block of Forest Road.

Suspicious activity on MacArthur Road and Chestnut Street was reported.

Officers investigated a report of harassment in the unit block of Maryland Circle...

Northampton: Annual Wynnewood Estates yard sale is planned for May 25

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The 28th annual Wynnewood Estates garage/yard sale is set for 7 a.m.-3 p.m. May 25.

There will be more than 50 families participating in the sale.

Travel east on 10th Street from Main Street. Turn left onto Atlas Lane and continue to Buckingham Drive.


Harlow Hair & Beauty, 1774 Main St., will hold a cut-a-thon 11 a.m.-3 p.m. June 2 to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Stylist Jess has been giving back to Make-A-Wish for 10 years. In 2005, her 2-...

NAHS students are honored

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 by AL RECKER in School

Northampton Exchange Club held its Service to Youth program April 2 at Northampton Banquet & Event Center. Five Northampton Area High School seniors were recognized as Students of the Month — Grace Tepes, Girl of the Month for January; Lauren Pague, Girl of the Month for March; Lucas Troy, Boy of the Month for March; Jade Korpics, Girl of the Month for April; and John Kennedy, Boy of the Month for April.

The honorees received the club’s Lamp of Knowledge plaque, certificate and...