Catasauqua Press

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Quota Club oldies dance Saturday

Thursday, February 20, 2014 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

The Quota Club of Northampton is hosting its annual Quota Rocks! oldies dinner dance Saturday, Feb. 22. Doors open 6 p.m., followed by dancing 7 p.m.

School's Out Band will entertain with music of the '50s, '60s and '70s.

Quota raises money to help local families, the Northampton Fire Department and the Northampton Area Food Bank.

Call Nikol at 610-440-2171 or see Dale at Miller Supply Ace Hardware for tickets. Beverages are included in the price.

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Library to host freelancing workshop

Thursday, February 6, 2014 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

If you dream of making a living as a writer or photographer, learn how to turn that dream into a reality with a two-hour hands-on workshop 1 p.m. March 8, at the Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. The workshop will be presented by Johanna Billings, editor of the Northampton Press, Whitehall-Coplay Press and Catasauqua Press.

Assumption BVM breakfast Sunday

Thursday, January 23, 2014 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Assumption BVM Church, 22nd Street and Washington Avenue, will hold a breakfast Sunday, Jan. 26, 8:30 a.m.-noon.

There is a cost. Tickets will be available at the door.

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The Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave., is starting a Pokemon Club for kids ages 12 to 16.

The group will meet Feb. 5, 2:30 p.m., in the teen room and then every other Wednesday.

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The Friends of the Northampton Area Public Library group will hold its next meeting Tuesday, Jan. 28, 7 p.m., at the library, 1615 Laubach Ave.

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Affordable Care Act presentation set for Jan. 18 at library

Thursday, January 16, 2014 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Do you have questions about the new health care laws?

The Northampton Area Public Library will host a program Saturday, Jan. 18 on the Affordable Care Act in Pennsylvania.

This event, set for 10-11 a.m., will be presented by My Lien Nguyen, who has more than 25 years' experience in health-care management in both private and public sectors, nonprofit and for-profit. She now volunteers in the community as a medical interpreter, Apprise counselor (Medicare) and benefits ambassador.

Friendly Fifties to meet Jan. 13

Thursday, January 9, 2014 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

The Northampton Area Food Bank wishes to thank the many volunteers and contributors – area businesses, churches, clubs, individuals and schools – for the support in 2013.

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St. John's Friendly Fifties will meet Monday, Jan. 13, 1 p.m., in the church's social hall, 1343 Newport Ave.

Time with Tim will be the entertainment.

If the Northampton schools are closed due to inclement weather, the meeting will be rescheduled for Jan. 20.

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Tech classes starting at library

Thursday, December 26, 2013 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Happy holidays!

The Northampton Borough Municipal Building will be closed New Year's Day.

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Quota International of Northampton hosted a very successful Santa Shop at the Northampton Fire Company Dec. 7.

More than 100 children registered at the Northampton Area Food Bank picked out presents for everyone in their family and had them wrapped. They also received coloring books and crayons and had their picture taken with Santa Claus at no cost.

Northampton column

Thursday, December 19, 2013 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Library friends to meet Jan. 28

The Friends of the Northampton Area Public Library group will hold its next meeting 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, at the library, 1615 Laubach Ave.

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The Northampton Borough offices will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 24 and 25, in observance of the Christmas holiday.

The office will also be closed New Year's Day.

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Missionaries Mike and Ana Dascalesescu will be the guest speakers at Northampton Assembly of God, 3449 Cherryville Road, Sunday, Dec. 29, during the 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. services.

Northampton column

Thursday, December 12, 2013 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Friendly Fifties group appoints new officers

The St. John's Friendly Fifties group held its annual Christmas party Dec. 4 at the Northampton Hungarian Hall.

The newly installed officers include Ruth Nafus, president; Judy Kodnovich, vice president; Pat Gattuso, vice president of tours; Gerry Reenock, treasurer; Sal Gattuso, assistant treasurer; secretary, Joan Nickischer, secretary; and assistant secretary, Karen Seremula, assistant secretary.

Additional board members are Frank Bauer, Rosann Hantz, Jennie Menio and Past President Roger Seremula.

Northampton column

Thursday, December 5, 2013 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Library receives $1,000 grant

The Northampton Area Public Library has received a $1,000 grant from Wells Fargo's Community Partners Program.

"We are very grateful for this grant and the generosity of Wells Fargo. Their support makes it possible for us to keep offering the community something new," said library Director Melissa Hawk.

The library will use the funds for general operating expenses, including support for a new program called "Wonderful Ones." This program will begin in January and is open to parents and caregivers and 1-year-olds.

Call the library at 610-262-7537 for more information.

Northampton column

Thursday, November 21, 2013 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

St. Paul's to host basket social

St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 19th Street and Lincoln Avenue, will hold a basket social 1-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22.

A breakfast will be held the next day, Nov. 23, 8-11 a.m.

For more information, call 610-262-3813.

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Assumption BVM Roman Catholic Church, 22nd Street and Washington Avenue, will hold a breakfast 8:30 a.m.-noon Sunday, Nov. 24.

Tickets will be sold at the door.

For more information, call 610-262-2559.

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