Northampton Press

Friday, February 22, 2019

Allen/East Allen townships: Breakfast will be held Feb. 17

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Lappawinzo Fish and Game, 25 Lappawinzo Road, will hold a breakfast 8 a.m.-noon Feb. 17.

It is open to the public.

There is a cost.

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St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, 8142 Valley View Road, Seemsville, will hold an all-you-can-eat soup and salad dinner 4-7 p.m. Feb. 28. The meal includes rolls and dessert.

There is a cost.

For tickets, call Sheila at 610-457-6368. Walk-ins are also welcome.

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Registration is open to all youth...

Coplay: Breakfast planned for Feb. 17

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Commitment to Family and Community, 165 Cherry St., will hold an all-you-can-eat breakfast 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 17.

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The 150th anniversary committee is adding the finishing touches for the borough’s celebration, beginning with an April 6 kickoff banquet at the American Club of Coplay pavilion, 300 Cherry St.

Coplay Public Library is accepting artifacts and memorabilia of the town’s history for its display. The collection, thus far, includes a Coplay High School...

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in Local News

FEBRUARY

THURSDAY 14

Lehigh Township Zoning Hearing Board meets 6 p.m. in the municipal building, 1069 Municipal Road.

MONDAY 18

Allen Township Planning Commission meets 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 4714 Indian Trail Road.

Bath Planning Commission meets 7 p.m. in the council chambers at the municipal building, 121 S. Walnut St.

Lehigh Township Recreation Board meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 1069 Municipal Road, Walnutport.

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Catasauqua police

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JAN. 28

A ticket was issued in the 700 block of Second Street.

At Sheckler Elementary School, 201 N. 14th St., a juvenile complaint was handled by the school resource officer.

A 13-year-old male, of Allentown, was cited for physical harassment and contact at Catasauqua Middle School, 850 Pine St.

In the 800 block of Race Street, a vehicle was towed and the operator transported when police...

Northampton Area Public Library: Register now for tournament

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Registration begins Feb. 19 for Northampton Area Public Library’s teen Mario Kart tournament for anyone in grades 6-12.

Show off your Mario Kart driving skills with this head-to-head competition. Prizes will be awarded.

The tournament is scheduled for 1 p.m. March 16.

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Calling all teens! Don’t miss the library’s do-it-yourself bath bomb event 3 p.m. Feb. 20. Anyone in grades 6-12 are welcome.

Registration is required.

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Hygge hangout is...

Whitehall police

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

JAN. 28

A sex offense in the 3700 block of Lehigh Street brought police to the scene.

The department investigated an attempted burglary in the unit block of Packer Avenue.

Police were on the scene of a domestic offense against family in the 4500 block of Troxell Drive.

Suspicious activity on Lehigh Street and Gallagher Road was reported.

Officers responded to a disturbance in the 1600...

Another view

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

For those with a sweet tooth, a Valentine’s Day favorite might be tough to find this year.

Everyone is familiar with the classic Sweethearts candy featuring cute little messages like “Be Mine,” “Let’s Kiss” and “True Love.” However, due to a company buyout and health code violations, the original brand of these candies will not be ready in time for Valentine’s Day this year.

The original Sweethearts were made by New England Confectionery Company, better known as NECCO.

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Northampton police

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

FEB. 1

Officers checked on the welfare of a female in the 1300 block of Newport Avenue.

FEB. 2

A reportable accident involving two vehicles occurred at East 21st Street and Mill Court.

FEB. 3

At 10th Street and Washington Avenue, police responded to a reportable accident involving two vehicles.

FEB. 4

The department said a warrant service was conducted in the 1800 block of...

Coplay police

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

FEB. 4

Police received a report of an industrial Sawzall being advertised for sale on the website Let Go. The item had the markings of a stolen saw belonging to an electrical contractor in Allentown. A meeting with the seller was set up in Coplay, and the saw was identified as belonging to the contractor. The male who arrived with the saw was taken into custody.

Officers responded to a report of a fox in someone’...

Happenings

Monday, February 11, 2019 by The Press in Columns

FEB. 11

• Registration is open for preschool storytime (for ages 37 months to 6 years old), to be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays from March 5 to April 30 and 1 p.m. Wednesdays from March 6 to April 10 at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. There will not be any storytimes during National Library Week, which is April 8-13. Information and registration: 610-432-4339

• Registration is open for toddler storytime (for ages 12-36 months), to be held 10:30 a.m....