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Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by The Press in Local News



Northampton Borough Council meets at 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 1401 Laubach Ave.

The Lehigh Township Municipal Authority meets at 6 p.m. in the municipal building, 1069 Municipal Road.

The Moore Township Recreation Commission meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 2491 Community Drive.


Northampton Area School Board meets at 6:30 p.m. in the first-floor boardroom of the district offices, 2014 Laubach Ave...

Coplay police

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Police issue DUI citation

A traffic stop by borough police Sept. 15 resulted in the arrest of Kyle Miller, 32, of 17 W. Tenth St., Northampton.

Miller was cited for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. He was transported by police to the Lehigh County Central Booking Center, Allentown, for processing.

Tricycle stolen

Jonathan Schlager of 110 S. Seventh St., Coplay, reported on Sept. 15 the theft of a tricycle.

Described as a red and white...

Northampton lunch menus

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by The Press in School

Thursday, Sept. 20: Elem.–Macaroni and cheese or fish nuggets with breadstick or half ham and cheese wrap or chicken Caesar salad with breadsticks, green beans, tomato, orange, fruit juice, chocolate pudding. M.S.–Spaghetti with Italian meatballs or hamburger or pepperoni pizza or ham and cheese wrap, chicken Caesar salad with breadstick, green beans, tomato, orange, fruit juice, chocolate pudding. H.S.–Spaghetti with Italian meatballs or chicken parmesan pizza or beef soft tacos, chicken...


Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by TYLER D. MARTIN in Opinion

While I am a staunch supporter of the First Amendment and the original purpose of implementing limitations and barriers on the government in suppressing speech, I also feel we, as individuals, ought to have some self restraint and common sense when we express our views.

A controversial video titled "Innocence of Muslims" incited protests beginning Sept. 11 which resulted in the tragic death of U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, information management officer Sean Smith and security...

Coplay Column

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Columns

With autumn in the air, the black and gold football uniformed clad youngsters from Coplay are now represented on the Hokey Eagle teams, from flag football through the various weight teams.

As in past years, the Hokey teams have always had a good representation when it comes to its football program.

Football programs cost a large sum of money to operate, which is probably the reason why Fullerton and Hokey are the only two youth programs.

Coplay Sports and its...

District News Column

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by The Press in School

Lehigh Elementary School Meet the Teacher Night will be held tonight for grades 1 through 3, 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Please come out to meet your child's teacher and become more familiar with their school.

Middle school back to school night: Back to school night is also tonight at the middle school.

This is a great opportunity to visit your child's school and meet some of their teachers.

The event will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

ESL parent night: Mark your...

Plaque for pennies

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by The Press in School

The Colonel John Siegfried Elementary School, Northampton, was presented a plaque Friday by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Eastern Pennsylvania/Lehigh Valley Branch, for its outstanding "Pennies for Patients" fundraiser. Students at the school raised more than $6,500, the second highest of 700 schools which participated in the project the past school year. Pamela Formica, campaign manager for the Lehigh Valley-based society, center, presents a plaque noting the distinction to teacher...

Drainage study needed

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

A study and plan in connection with the Northampton Area Middle School project for a new drainage field and irrigation system has been approved by the Northampton Area School District school board.

The school board voted 8-0, with one member absent, to spend $24,000 to determine the feasibility of the project and provide for alternate bids.

The goal of the project is to build a drainage reservoir under a proposed athletic field on the site of the Northampton Area Middle School...


Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by The Press in Social News

The Lehigh County Conference of Churches presents "Rise Up In Praise!," a Praise Band Showcase, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22, Third Day Worship Center, 1700 Hanover Avenue, Allentown.

Performing will be SwiM, The Blend from The Barn and groups from Calvary Moravian Church and Third Day Worship Center.

Admission is free. There will be a free-will offering. Refreshments will be available during intermission.

Information: Lehigh County Conference of Churches,, 610-...