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Sunday, September 24, 2017
PRESS PHOTO BY AL RECKERBoy Scout Lewis Kopchak serves spaghetti and meatballs to Christopher Zimmerman and his son, Noah, of Northampton, during Troop 93’s fundraiser dinner, held recently at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ. PRESS PHOTO BY AL RECKERBoy Scout Lewis Kopchak serves spaghetti and meatballs to Christopher Zimmerman and his son, Noah, of Northampton, during Troop 93’s fundraiser dinner, held recently at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ.

Northampton: Open house is set for Sunday at Siegfried Railroad Station

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Siegfried Railroad Station, the home of Northampton Area Historical Society, will begin its monthly open house May 21. The station will be open 1-4 p.m. the third Sunday of each month through October.

The station, located on 21st Street, is a museum housing artifacts of Northampton and the surrounding area.

More restoration, funded by the Northampton County hotel tax, has been done at the station. The public is invited to see the work that was done.

There are permanent exhibits at the museum, but each year there are several special exhibits shown. This year, there will be a display of decorated eggs. Many were made by Harold P. Smith, historical society president.

The society will be highlighting the four wards of the borough over the next four years. This year, the first ward and its businesses and points of interest will be featured in another special exhibit. Anyone who has information or memorabilia about the first ward is asked to share it with the society by calling 610-851-0154 or 610-262-8198.

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The annual Wynnewood Estates family garage sale will be held 7 a.m.-3 p.m. May 28. More than 40 families will be taking part.

To get to the sale, travel east on 10th Street from Main Street. Turn Left onto Atlas Lane and continue to Buckingham Drive.

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Northampton Area Public Library’s Family Fun Day will be held 9 a.m.-noon June 3. Enjoy sand art, face painting and more. The summer learning program registration begins for all ages at this event.

Indianland Garden Club will present a program titled “Container Gardening Made Easy” 6 p.m. June 7. Those planning to attend must sign up for this program in advance.

For more information or to sign up for programs, call the library at 610-262-7537.

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The Northampton Area Historical Society will be having its annual spring garage sale in conjunction with the Quota Club of Northampton. Both sales will be held 8 a.m.-1 p.m. June 10.

The society’s sale will be held at the station. Donations from the public for the sale can be dropped off 6-8 p.m. June 8 and 9. There is no rain date for this event. For information, call 610-851-0154 or 610-262-8198.

Quota Club’s sale will be held at Canal Park. The rain date is June 11.

The club will be selling spaces for people who want to sell their own items and also will be accepting donations for the club to sell.

Call Kelly at 610-262-7826 to reserve a 10-foot-by-10-foot space.

Refreshments and baked goods will be available for purchase.

Proceeds will benefit the club’s community projects.

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Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714 hosts a polka and button box event 7:30-10:30 p.m. every Friday at the Post home.

For more information, visit the VFW website, Northamptonvfw.com, or call 610-262-3891.

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