Northampton Press

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Coplay police

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 11

Officers responded to a fire alarm in the 100 block of North Sixth Street.

Police assisted a citizen with a traffic issue in the area of Saylor Drive and Coplay Street.

The department addressed a parking complaint in the 800 block of Barbara Drive.

SEPT. 12

Police addressed a suspicious person reported sleeping at Coplay Parkway, Second and Keefer streets.

Officers...

Bath: Event is planned at Petersville club for Sept. 30

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Petersville Rod & Gun Club, 550 Club Road, will be hosting the Veterans, Bikes and Bands event Sept. 30. There is a general admission price, which includes a meal and beverage.

The bands performing will be School of Rock, Bad Influence, JT Rocks, Redz Vision and Dirty Roxx.

The poker run will be 9:30-11 a.m. There is a price for a rider/passenger. Contact Billy at 610-764-1068.

Also, there will be a bucket social 5-9 p.m. Sept. 28, 1-6 p.m. Sept. 29 and 9:30 a.m.-4 p...

Catasauqua: Opioid forum set for Sept. 27

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by The Press in Columns

There will be an open forum on the heroin and opioid addiction epidemic 6 p.m. Sept. 27 in the Catasauqua High School auditorium, 2500 W. Bullshead Road, Northampton.

The school district is partnering with state Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-133rd, to offer a discussion led by a panel of recovery experts, medical personnel and individuals in recovery.

There will also be a demonstration of administering Narcan and a mock-teen bedroom display to help parents identify where children may...

Allen/East Allen townships: Walking program starting

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by The Press in Columns

East Allen Township Parks and Recreation Department is introducing a new community program called Walk This Way to Better Health.

There is no cost to attend.

The walking program will be held 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning in October, at Bicentennial Park.

Those planning to participate are asked to contact Chuck Frantz at 610-262-7961, ext. 306.

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Trick-or-night night in Allen and East Allen townships will be held 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31.

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Editor’s View

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

The year Jeanne Anne Clery was raped and murdered in her dorm room at Lehigh University, I was a freshman at nearby Moravian College in Bethlehem.

On April 5, 1986, Clery awoke during an attempted robbery by Josoph Henry, a fellow student at Lehigh, who beat, cut, raped, sodomized and strangled her. She was a freshman. He was a sophomore. During his trial, he claimed alcohol consumption caused his crime. The state rejected the argument. He is serving a life sentence in prison.

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Lehigh Township: Buy raffle tickets to benefit park project

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Lehigh Township Rails to Trails will be selling Dine Around raffle tickets Sept. 29 at Redner’s and Oct. 21 at the Walnutport Canal Festival.

The first, second and third prizes will be a pair of gift certificates to area restaurants. Winners will be drawn later this year.

In addition to the raffle tickets, shopping passes for Boscov’s will also be available Sept. 29 at Redner’s. Each pass entitles the bearer to discounts of 10- to 25-percent off on almost everything in the...

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 9

Officers responded to threats in the 1000 block of Railroad Street.

Police investigated suspicious activity in the 1000 block of Third Street.

SEPT. 10

A motor vehicle accident at Third and Chapel streets brought officers to the scene.

Officers investigated an alarm in the 1400 block of Main Street.

The department addressed a parking complaint at Front and Almond...

Coplay: Garden club meets Sept. 27

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Garden Club meets 7 p.m. Sept. 27 at St. John’s Lutheran Church hall, 18 S. Third St.

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The model railroad organization will meet 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27 on the second floor of the municipal building, 98 S. Fourth St.

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Trick Stacy will play at the Coplay Saengerbund pavilion, 205 S. Fifth St., Sept. 28. There is a charity fundraiser 6-10 p.m. Oct. 5.

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St. John’s is observing Harvest Home Sunday with a display in the chapel during the...

Happenings

Monday, September 24, 2018 by The Press in Columns

SEPT. 24

• Game night, 5-7 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

• Pinochle, 7 p.m., in the Trexler Room of Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information and cost: 610-437-3700

SEPT. 25

• Preschool storytime, 10:30 a.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Storytime will continue Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 and Nov. 6 and 13. Information: 610-432-4339

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