Northampton Press

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Coplay police

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

JAN. 8

A suspicious person walking in the 1100 block of Oak Street was reported.

A custody issue in the unit block of South Front Street brought police to the scene.

Packages were stolen from a porch in the unit block of South Second Street.

A parking complaint in the 200 block of Chestnut Street was received.

Police assisted the fire department with an alarm sounding in the unit block of...

Letter to the editor

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

To the Editor:

I am writing this letter to raise awareness in the Coplay community about the importance of honoring Saquon Barkley for his achievements and contributions not only athletically, but as an outstanding young man, role model and citizen.

To have a parade and present him with the key to the city and rename the street he grew up on after him would be a great way to honor him.

Saquon has never forgotten where he came from, and the roots he planted in Coplay...

Allen/East Allen townships: Lappawinzo plans Jan. 21 breakfast

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Lappawinzo Fish and Game will hold a breakfast 8 a.m.-noon Jan. 21 at the club, 25 Lappawinzo Road.

There is a cost.

It is open to the public.

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Reminder: East Allen Township Recreation Department is accepting registrations for its 2018 spring sports programs. T-ball and baseball are available for boys ages 5 to 14.

All baseball teams will participate in the NAA House League/Parkland Youth League.

Soccer is open to boys and girls ages 5 to 16. All...

Happenings

Monday, January 15, 2018 by The Press in Columns

JAN. 15

• Registration begins for adult winter reading program, during regular hours, at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fourth St. Information: 610-262-7351

• Registration begins for adult winter reading program (for 18 years and older), during regular hours, at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Beading club, 1:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

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E. Allen Twp. reorganizes with 2 new council members

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

East Allen Township Board of Supervisors held a reorganization meeting Jan. 2. This year, there are two new supervisors, Georgiann Hunsicker and Don Heiney. With the new supervisors sworn in, the board remains similar to prior years.

Members elected Supervisor Roger Unangst as chairman and Mark Schwartz as vice chairman.

An integral part of reorganization is to confirm the appointment of a variety of services used by the township.

Township Manager Deborah Seiple is...

Tensions rise at Moore Twp. reorganization meeting

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by BILL LEINER JR. in Local News

The Moore Township reorganization meeting Jan. 2 began as a testy affair. There was an overflow in attendance. Upon opening the meeting, the chair and vice chair moved and seconded a motion to immediately eliminate Supervisor Richard Gable from his full-time paid position.

The next procedural step was to have citizen input, during which time the motion was stopped in its tracks. Residents generally objected to the immediacy of the motion. Numerous residents asked for a slower process...

Snow Ball set for Feb. 10

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Chamber

The Small Business Council of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, Jaindl Properties, AmericanBank and Capital BlueCross will host the 29th annual Snow Ball 6-11 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Sands Bethlehem Events Center, 77 Sands Blvd.

There will be a black-tie dinner, silent and live auctions, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment. The fundraiser will benefit Camelot for Children projects for seriously, chronically, terminally ill, handicapped or disabled...