Northampton Press

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Northampton: AARP group to meet Sept. 11

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Northampton AARP Chapter 3915 will meet Sept. 11 at Northampton Banquet and Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave.

Doors open 11 a.m.

Entertainment and refreshments will be provided.

Those interested in bus trips are asked to call Sharon at 610-262-9182.

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Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1904 Main St., will hold its annual basket social and flea market 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Sept. 13 and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 14.

The drawing will take place 3:30 p.m. Sept. 14. You...

District News: Elementary schools schedule meet the teacher nights

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 by The Press in School

Meet the teacher nights are planned in district schools. Plan to attend an information meeting with your child’s teachers.

• Grades 1-5 for George Wolf Elementary, 6-8 p.m. Sept. 5

• Grades 1-5 for Lehigh Elementary, 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 5

• Grades 1-5 for Moore Elementary, 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 5

• Grades 2-5 for Borough Elementary, 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 9, at the Siegfried building

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PTA groups will start to meet next month. For anyone who is interested in...

Whitehall man dies in Route 22 crash

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

South Whitehall Township

A Whitehall Township man died Aug. 29 in a motorcycle crash on Route 22 East in South Whitehall Township.

According to a report from Pennsylvania State Police Troop M, Bethlehem, Adnan Hazim, 21, was the operator of a motorcycle that struck a stopped vehicle from behind just before 5 p.m. A nurse who was also in the traffic congestion got out of her vehicle and provided medical assistance to Hazim.

He was then transported by Cetronia Ambulance...

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 by The Press in Local News

SEPTEMBER

THURSDAY 5

East Allen Township Planning Commission meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.

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

MONDAY 9

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

Moore Township Farmland Preservation Commission meets, if needed, 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 2491...

Northampton police

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

AUG. 17

Disorderly conduct — a male observed urinating on a building — in the 1900 block of Main Street was reported to the department.

A report of a male and female trespassing in the 1900 block of Main Street was investigated.

AUG. 18

In the 200 block of Olive Alley, police responded to a hit-and-run accident. A legally parked vehicle was struck, damaging the middle of the driver side. White...

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

AUG. 18

Officers assisted Catasauqua police at 12th and Race streets.

AUG. 19

Police investigated a report of harassment in the 1300 block of Third Street.

An unwanted person in the 700 block of Locust Street was reported.

The department responded to a report of downed wires in the 1000 block of Fifth Street.

Officers assisted an outside agency in the 1400 block of Main...

Whitehall police

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

AUG. 19

Officers investigated domestic offenses against family on Redwood Drive and Peachtree Circle.

The department responded to a mental health call in the 3000 block of Coplay Lane.

Police were on the scene of a reported burglary in the 1100 block of MacArthur Road.

Suspicious activity on North Third and Main streets and Mickley Run was reported.

Officers handled a road rage incident on...

Coplay: Fire department launches fund drive

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Fire Department has launched its annual fund drive, appealing to borough residents to mail in donations.

Donations can also be dropped off at the fire station, 165 Cherry St. The proceeds go toward equipment needs.

The fire department is also seeking volunteers.

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Coplay Recreation & Welfare Association’s food bank is open 8:30-10 a.m. Sept. 10 in the basement of borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St.

Proof of borough residence must be shown.

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