Northampton Press

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Moore Township: Tree lighting is scheduled for Dec. 1

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Moore Township Lions and Lioness clubs will have their annual Christmas tree lighting 6:30 p.m. Dec. 1.

The tree is located on the corner of Routes 946 and 987 in Klecknersville.

Santa will be there.

Refreshments are provided by Latteman’s Corner Store.

For more information, contact Lois Iasiello at


Mountain View Wesleyan Church, 1001 Deemer Road, invites the community...

Allen/East Allen townships: Zion Stone plans Santa breakfast

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Zion Stone United Church of Christ, 51 Church Road, Kreidersville, will host a breakfast with Santa 9 a.m. Dec. 8.

The event is open to the community.

To reserve a spot, call Joanne at 484-894-7155 by Nov. 30.


Reminder: Governor Wolf Historical Society’s 38th annual Christmas house tour will be held 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 1.

This year’s theme is “Keep a Candle in the Window.”

Ten area historic homes and other structures will be decorated for the...

Northampton Area Middle School honor roll

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in School

Northampton Area Middle School has announced the students named to the honor roll for the first marking period of the 2018-19 academic year.


Grade 6: Hailey Achey, Natasii Baier, Brett Bastian, Stephen Bastow, Anne Beenders, Logan Berger, Ava Billy, Elijah Block, Andrew Boddie, Hannah Bowers, Aiden Brock, Abigail Brown, Toni Bubier, Sophie Burkhart, Cole Buskirk, Antonio Caiazzo, Morgan Chandler, Ava Clapp, Sara Clewell, Mackenzie Connell, Braden Crush,...

County DA not seeking another term

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli will not seek another term as district attorney in 2019. Morganelli is currently Pennsylvania’s most senior district attorney and has served as president of the Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association. Morganelli’s current term does not end until Dec. 31, 2019.

“Twenty-eight years ago, I had the honor of being elected district attorney of Northampton County. My years have been rewarding and professionally satisfying. Today,...


Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

You know it is bad when a tweet like this appears in your feed.

“Statewide PENNDOT update. Speed Restrictions. The speed limit has been reduced to 45 mph throughout PA.”

Twitter users received that message Nov. 15 from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation when a powerful snowstorm blasted into the state.

Drivers experienced the pounding weather firsthand.

Area roadways went from snow dusted to covered to dangerously slippery in what seemed like a flash....

Coplay: Garden club gets together Nov. 29

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Garden Club meets 7 p.m. Nov. 29 in the social hall of St. John’s Lutheran Church, 18 S. Third St.

The public is invited.


The third annual O Come All Ye Faithful Social Call Christmas party will be held Dec. 7 at the American Club of Coplay pavilion, 300 Cherry St.

Doors open 4:45 p.m., and the kitchen opens 5 p.m. Social Call will play 7-10 p.m.

It is open to the public. Tickets can be purchased at Samuel Owens Restaurant, The Bacon Strip, Reph’...

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

NOV. 12

At Whittier Place Apartments, 895 Walnut St., officers assisted a resident who fell.

Police assisted North Catasauqua officers in the 1200 block of Eighth Street for a report of an open door.

In the 100 block of Wood Street, police investigated a disturbance report. Members of the department gave advice regarding the domestic issue.

Simon Antipas, 35, of Catasauqua, was arrested for...

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

NOV. 11

Police responded to a burglar alarm in the 800 block of Locust Street.

Officers were on the scene of a hit and run in the area of Chapel and Crane streets.

An alarm in the 200 block of Eugene Street was investigated.

Traffic stops were conducted at Second and Front streets, Eugene and Third streets and Fourth and Main streets.

The department assisted Whitehall police in the...

Lehigh Township: Festival of Trees continues Saturdays

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The Festival of Trees will be held 4-9 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 15 at the red barn above the north parking lot at Bethany Wesleyan Church, 675 Blue Mountain Drive.

Come out and see a live nativity, Christmas videos and Christmas trees and enjoy some refreshments.

All proceeds benefit Bethany Wesleyan Church’s missions.

For more information, visit


Is your church or organization having a fundraiser or event in Lehigh Township you want...