Catasauqua Press

Monday, August 19, 2019

Northampton police

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.


A warrant service in the unit block of West 10th Street was handled by police.

At Turkey Hill Minit Market, 1060 Main St., a suspicious male was investigated.


Police responded to a report of an intoxicated male in the 1900 block of Center Street.


A domestic dispute between a male and a female in the 1600 block of Poplar Street was reported.

Coplay: Community Days to be held Aug. 23-25

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Coplay’s Community Days festival is right around the corner!

The three-day event will be held Aug. 23-25 at Saylor Park, Second and Keefer streets.

Admission and parking are free.

Highlights of the annual festival include daily and nightly live entertainment, food and drinks and kids’ activities.

See next week’s edition for a full schedule of activities.


There will be a family splash and dance noon-5 p.m. Aug. 25 at Coplay’s Parkway Pool, 2 Keefer St.

Freddie Fredericks Jr. will provide the music, games and prizes.


Northampton: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church plans flea market, bake sale

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1235 Main St., will hold a flea market and bake sale 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. Aug. 17. Food will be available for purchase.

Proceeds will benefit the church’s building fund.


Northampton Liederkranz, 402 E. Ninth St., will hold its Summerfest 2-9 p.m. Aug. 17.

Outdoor entertainment includes Kate & Those Guys, 2-5 p.m., and Rock Solid, 6-9 p.m. Peter Johann Band will perform 9 p.m. inside the club.

The club will offer drink specials and food for purchase.

There is an admission fee.

For more information, call 610-704-2390.


Tuesday, August 13, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Relaxing jazz: Chaise Lounge eases back into Miller Symhony Hall, Allentown, for the “Jazz Upstairs Series,” 7:30 p.m. Aug. 16. Charlie Barnett, Marilyn Older, Tommy Barrick, Gary Gregg, Joe Jackson and Pete Ostle perform music that sounds like it was recorded at Capitol Recording Studios in 1962 and found its way onto a contemporary CD. The five Washington, D.C. area jazz musicians play arrangements of standards and original tunes, featuring the vocals of Marilyn Older. Tickets: Miller Symphony Hall box office, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown;; 610-432-6715


Monday, August 12, 2019 by The Press in Columns

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• Beading club meeting, 1:30 p.m., in the reference area of Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Television show: “Doctor Who” (episodes 4-6 of season 1), 4:30 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

• 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

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36th annual Musikfest continues in Bethlehem

Friday, August 9, 2019 by The Press in Focus

The 36th annual Musikifest continues through Aug. 11 in Bethlehem’s Historic District on the city’s northside and SteelStacks on the city’s southside.

There is music at 16 of Musikfest’s 18 venues, with more than 500 free music and art performances during the 10-day event.

Also, there are 40-plus food vendors, 45 artisans, street performers and art attractions.

Musikfest hours are noon-11 p.m. through Aug. 11.