Catasauqua Press

Friday, October 20, 2017
Glenn Longenhagen, of Catasauqua, donates blood during a recent Miller-Keystone drive, held in Ruffenach Hall at St. John the Baptist Church, Stiles, as Rosalee Gomes, phlebotomist, performs the procedure.PRESS PHOTO BY AL RECKER Glenn Longenhagen, of Catasauqua, donates blood during a recent Miller-Keystone drive, held in Ruffenach Hall at St. John the Baptist Church, Stiles, as Rosalee Gomes, phlebotomist, performs the procedure.PRESS PHOTO BY AL RECKER

Coplay: Holiday egg hunt is planned

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 by The Press in Columns

The Easter Bunny will make a visit to Coplay on Saturday for the American Club of Coplay’s annual egg hunt. The event, set for 32 N. Third St., will begin noon for children of members.

Following the race for the brightly colored eggs, the jolly rabbit will take to the stage for pictures.

Along with the candy treats, there will be hot dogs and refreshments for the children.

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The borough’s digital speed signs, one on South Second Street and the other on Chestnut Street, will soon be back in place. The solar-powered devices were removed for the winter.

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CFC (Commitment to Family & Community) has moved its all-you-can-eat breakfast to this Sunday, starting 8 a.m.

It is usually held at the 165 Cherry St. facility the third Sunday of the month but was rescheduled because of the Easter holiday.

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Coplay Recreation & Welfare Association will be distributing the items for a complete Easter dinner 8:30-11 a.m. April 11, at its borough hall food pantry. The association serves families, individuals and seniors in need.

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Coplay Saengerbund, the region’s center for live polka bands and dancing, is going off script a bit when Raymond the Amish Comic performs 8-9:30 p.m. May 13 in the ballroom. The event has drawn a large number of reservations for the benefit performance.

The club, later this year, will hold a series of special programs in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the club’s founding.