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Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Stockings For Soldiers

The Lehigh Valley Press, a division of Times News LLC, a Pencor company, will once again partner with Keystone Military Families to act as a collection site for Stockings for Soldiers. The program generally ships 8,000 to 10,000 holiday stockings to American servicemen and women stationed around the world.

The stockings are filled with donations of food, hygiene and other requested items, as well as holiday decorations and cards. These simple gifts mean a...

National Take Back Day is set for Oct. 26

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

The 18th National Take Back Day drug collection event has been scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 26. During that time, Lehigh County residents can take expired and unused prescription and over-the-counter medications to police departments and other locations at 13 sites in Lehigh County.

County residents can dispose of capsules, pills, including pet medications, and liquids.

Syringes or sharps will not be accepted. Residents who dispose of medications will remain anonymous,...

School district makes appeal

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by PAUL CMIL in School

Keystone Realty Advisors LLC, acting on behalf of Northampton Area School District, appeared before Northampton County Tax Appeals Board Sept. 25 to challenge assessments of 52 properties.

NASD Board of Education approved resolutions July 15 that may increase tax revenue for the district and help clear the road for a major proposed warehouse in the district.

The school directors’ vote approved Policy 628, which “sets forth the right of the school district to appeal any...

Coplay police

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 30

An adult female was arrested for false identification and drugs when police responded to a suspicious person report in the 100 block of North Front Street.

Officers investigated a report of soliciting in the unit block of North Fifth Street.

Police assisted a citizen in the 100 block of North Ruch Street.

OCT. 1

A juvenile complaint in the unit block of South Third Street was...

Council says trees must stay in planned housing development

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by AL RECKER in Local News

A development for 57 single-family homes is proposed to be built off Howertown Road. Northampton Borough Council, at its Oct. 16 meeting, heard from a representative of the developer.

Michael Stadulis, representing the developer of Willow Brook Farms, said he simply wanted to gauge council’s support, or otherwise, before the developer continues with any further plans, expending sums of money.

Willow Brook Farms reverted back to its original plans for the housing development...

Bath: Community campfire planned

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Bath will be having a community campfire 7-10 p.m. Oct. 26 at Firefighters Memorial Park, North Chestnut Street.

Contact Mayor Fiorella Reginelli-Mirabito at 484-281-3628 for more information.


Petersville Rod & Gun Club, 550 Club Road, will be having a Halloween dance 7-11 p.m. Oct. 26. Doors open 6 p.m.

Tickets are available at the door. The event is for adults 21 years and up.

There will be food, beverages, desserts and music by DH Productions....

Allen/East Allen townships: East Allen to hold yard sale Oct. 26

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by The Press in Columns

East Allen Township is planning a yard sale 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 26 at Bicentennial Park, 5405 Liberto Lane, Bethlehem.

Organizers are still in search of vendors. Space is available for a cost.

To participate, call Chuck Frantz at 610-262-7961, ext. 306.


East Allen Township will hold trick or treat 6-8 p.m. Oct. 25.


Did you, your parents or siblings attend one of the East Allen Township schools? Did you or a relative teach in these schools?...