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Coplay column

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Columns

Coplay Lions Club's popular Super Bowl breakfast is scheduled for Sunday, Feb.3, at the Coplay Saengerbund, Fifth Street and Schreiber Avenue.

The all-you-can-eat event, which brings throngs of families, serves as a principal fundraiser for the club. The club also holds fundraising events for programs for the visually impaired and is otherwise active in the community. Most recently club members refurbished the baseball dugouts for the Coplay American Legion baseball program at Sammy...

Guest view: Offer help to those with mental disease

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

Fundraisers abound for childhood cancer patients, teenagers who have been in car accidents and parents awaiting life-saving organ transplants.

And it is not just monetary donations that are offered. Babysitting services, home-cooked meals or transportation to doctors' appointments are other ways people pitch in to ease the burden and create a support system for the ill person and their family.

Friends and relatives may initiate the outreach, but it is also very common for...

Viking Voices

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in School

Central Catholic High School Principal Dennis Nemes would like to welcome CCHS parents, alumni, friends and supporters to the state of the building presentation 6:30 p.m. Jan. 28 in Rockne Hall.

This meeting will include a wide range of status reports on the school and student body, as well as an introduction of the new Board of General Governance.

Recently established by Nemes, the Board of General Governance is comprised of members of the CCHS family who share a deep...

Allen/East Allen column

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

The East Allen Township Recreation Department is holding sign-ups for spring sports.

Boys and girls ages 5 to 12 are eligible to participate in T-ball, baseball, softball and soccer.

Sign-ups will be held at the East Allen Township Municipal Building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd., tonight, Jan. 17, 6-7:30 p.m., and Saturday, Jan. 19, 10-11:30 a.m.

Registration is also held Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., at the municipal building.

For more information, contact Chuck...

Moore column

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by JENN STUMER Special to The Press in Columns

Moore Township Athletic Association (MTAA) announces "Moore Township Basketball Day" at Northampton Community College on Saturday, Jan 19.

Moore Township players are invited to attend and wear their Moore uniforms. Any Moore Township player attending will be recognized at halftime during the NCC men's basketball game, which begins at 2 p.m.

Admission is free for all Moore players and their parents. For more information, contact Frank Hudak at ...


Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by The Press in Local News


· Woman's Club of Catasauqua meeting – noon, Old Country Buffet, 1245 Whitehall Ave Whitehall.

· East Allen Township spring sports sign-ups – 6-7:30 p.m., East Allen Township Municipal Building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd. Information: Chuck Frantz at 610-262-7961 or 484-239-2090.

· Civil War Discussion Group – 6:30 p.m., Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Open to the public. Information: Dick Stewart at 610-261-4331.

· Rails-Trails meeting – 7...


Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Northampton Area School District is pleased to announce the revival of its Adult Community Education Classes.

A survey on the NASD website ( under the Community Education Tab asks adults in the district what types of classes they would like or have enjoyed in the past and asks about classes they would like to see in the spring roster. Some potential topics include digital photography, smart phone basics, computer classes (...

Editor's View ASPCA commercials tug at the heart and the purse strings

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

Animal cruelty, unfortunately, exists but a number of organizations are bringing the issue to the forefront and are available to assist when needed.

Unless you have been living under a rock, you have seen the ASPCA commercials on television spotlighting abused animals and asking for your monetary assistance in continuing their work.

The familiar song by Sarah McLachlan, "In the Arms of the Angel," is just one of the songs on an ASPCA commercial; you know what the commercial is...