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Whitehall woman dies after crash in Allen Township

Thursday, May 5, 2016 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT in Police Log

Pennsylvania State Police continue to investigate a crash Monday afternoon on Cherryville Road, Allen Township, that claimed the life of one driver and seriously injured another.

According to the police report, Debra Jean Stettler, 60, of Whitehall, died at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest about an hour after the 12:12 p.m. accident.

Brianna Patricia Butto, 18, of Walnutport, sustained serious injuries. At press time, she remained at Lehigh Valley Hospital.

Two seek GOP nod in 183rd District

Thursday, April 21, 2016 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT in Local News

Two Republican candidates are vying for the 183rd Legislative District seat.

Cindy Miller and Zach Mako will appear on the April 26 primary election ballot. Voters will choose one.

The Press sent the following question to the Republican candidates and asked for a response: What do you think is the primary concern of your constituents?

Neither candidate responded.

The winner will face Democrat Phillips Armstrong, who is running unopposed in the primary election.

The 183rd Legislative District seat is currently held by Julie Harhart, who is retiring.

'Vatican Splendors' trip to be held Dec. 11

Thursday, August 20, 2015 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT in Columns

The Friends of Northampton Area Public Library will be running a bus trip Dec. 11 to the "Vatican Splendors" exhibit at the Franklin Institute.

The exhibit includes many artifacts that have never before left Vatican City.

The cost of the trip includes transportation, admission and driver's tip.

The bus leaves from the Northampton Recreation Center at 8 a.m. and arrives back at 6 p.m.

For cost and other information, contact the library at 610-262-7537.

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Assumption BVM Church will hold its annual parish picnic Sunday, Sept. 13 at Egypt Memorial Park.

Assumption BVM plans picnic

Thursday, August 13, 2015 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT in Columns

Assumption BVM Church will hold its annual parish picnic Sunday, Sept. 13 at Egypt Memorial Park.

The event will begin with a Mass at 11 a.m. The picnic continues until 7 p.m.

In addition to food and games throughout the day, The Pennsylvania Villagers will perform 3-7 p.m.

All are welcome.

For more information, call 610-262-2559.

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The Siegfried Railroad Station, home of the Northampton Area Historical Society, will be open to visitors on Sunday, Aug. 16, 1-4 p.m.

Library reopens

Thursday, August 6, 2015 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT in Columns

The Northampton Area Public Library reopened Monday.

The Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum will present a program at the library, 1615 Laubach Ave., titled The History of Dorney Park on Aug. 10 at 6:30 p.m.

Register at the library or by calling 610-262-7537.

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The youth of St. Paul's United Church of Christ will hold a car wash and bake sale Saturday, Aug. 15, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., in the church parking lot, 19th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

Proceeds will benefit the group's national youth event trip for 2016.

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Car wash, bake sale Aug. 15

Thursday, July 30, 2015 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT in Columns

The youth of St. Paul's United Church of Christ will hold a car wash and bake sale Saturday, Aug. 15, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., in the church parking lot, 19th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

Proceeds will benefit the group's national youth event trip for 2016.

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Queenship of Mary Church, 1324 Newport Ave., will have its annual garage sale Saturday, Aug. 1, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., in the social hall of the church. Entrance to the hall is from the back of the church off Stewart Street.

Food will be available for purchase.

For more information call 610-262-2227.

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Student council to hold car show

Thursday, July 23, 2015 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT in Columns

The Northampton Area School District Student Council will hold a car show Saturday, July 25, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at Bicentennial Park West, Colony Drive, East Allen Township. The rain date is July 26.

The event will include cars, trucks, motorcycles, antique tractors and small engines.

Registration runs 9 a.m. to noon. Contact Roy at 610-440-2213 for questions or a registration form.

Dash plaques will be given to the first 100 pre-registered cars.

Awards, 25 in all, will be presented at 3 p.m.

Food bank event at local market this weekend

Thursday, July 16, 2015 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT in Local News

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1235 Main St., will hold a flea market and bake sale Saturday, Aug. 8, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Food will be available for purchase.

Proceeds benefit the church building fund.

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The Siegfried Railroad Station, the home of the Northampton Area Historical Society, will be open to visitors on Sunday, July 19, 1-4 p.m.

The station, located on West 21st Street (Route 329), is a museum housing artifacts of the Northampton area. There is a special display this year on local pharmacies.

35th Community Days fair is under way

Thursday, July 9, 2015 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT in Columns

The 35th annual Community Days fair is under way at Municipal Park, Smith Lane and Laubach Avenue.

The event, sponsored by the Exchange Club, features live music, games and plenty of food.

Hours are tonight and Friday, 6-10 p.m., and Saturday, 4-10 p.m. The event will conclude with a fireworks display.

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The Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum will be open the second and fourth Sundays of the month, 1-3 p.m., through the summer.

The museum is located in the Northampton Borough Municipal Building, 1401 Laubach Ave.

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Social security talk is rescheduled

Thursday, July 2, 2015 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT in Columns

The Northampton Area Public Library has rescheduled a Social Security seminar that was to be held June 29. It will now take place July 27 at 6:30 p.m. at the library, 1615 Laubach Ave.

Paul Stocker, CPA, NSSA, CAS, will lead the group.

The library is closed for roof repairs and will reopen July 6.

To register for the seminar, call 610-262-7537.

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St. John's Friendly Fifties will have its annual summer picnic, rain or shine, on Monday, July 13, noon to 4 p.m., at the 26th Street Playground.

The group's next meeting will be in September.

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