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Catasauqua column

Thursday, October 17, 2013 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

Salem meatloaf dinner date changed

Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., Catasauqua, will host a meatloaf dinner this Saturday, 4 to 7 p.m., not Friday, Oct. 18, as originally planned.

The meal will consist of meatloaf, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables and salad, along with bread/rolls and desserts.

For pricing and information, call 610-264-4091.


It's time to clean out those closets!

The Stewardship Committee of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Catasauqua, will hold a coat and winter outerwear drive 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, and 8-11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 27.

Coplay column

Thursday, October 17, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Columns

Saengerbund dances over for season

Friday evening dances held at the Coplay Saengerbund's Fifth Street pavilion have officially ended for the season.

The Saengerbund, however, will host a Thanksgiving Eve dance.

Polka dances continue on Sundays for the older crowd.


Press editor Johanna S. Billings will make a presentation on taking better pictures at the Coplay Public Library 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19.

Northampton column

Thursday, October 17, 2013 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Siegfried Station open Sunday

The Siegfried Railroad Station, the home of the Northampton Area Historical Society, will be open to visitors 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20. The station is open this extra Sunday because it was closed in July due to the heat.

The station is located on West 21st Street (Route 329).

For more information, call 610-262-4748.


Northampton's annual Jack Frost Parade will be held Thursday, Oct. 24, starting at 7 p.m.

The rain date is Oct. 31.


Catasauqua column

Thursday, October 10, 2013 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

Catch the Catty parade Oct. 16

The Catasauqua Halloween Parade will take place Wednesday, Oct. 16.

The parade will begin at 7 p.m. at 14th Street, continue on to Race Street and end at North Catasauqua Playground.


The Catasauqua American Legion, 330 Second St., Catasauqua, will hold a pork and sauerkraut dinner 4:30-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12.

For more information, call 610-264-1606.


Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., Catasauqua, will host a meatloaf dinner 4-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18.

Coplay column

Thursday, October 10, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Columns

Coplay firefighters to host open house

The Coplay Fire Department will hold an open house at the fire station, 165 Cherry St., Saturday, noon to 4 p.m., in celebration of National Fire Prevention Week.

Programs and events are planned for children, along with demonstrations the entire family can enjoy.


The annual Coplay Halloween parade is set for Tuesday, Oct. 15.

Considered by some to be one of the most exciting Halloween parades in the area, it is hosted by the Coplay Recreation & Welfare Association.

Remembering column

Thursday, October 3, 2013 by ED PANY, CuratorAtlas Cement CompanyMemorial Museum in Columns

Riding to school on an Indian motorcycle

In this second column, I am speaking to Mr. Sterling Rothrock in Lehigh Township. Mr. Rothrock is one of the senior former employees of the Universal Atlas Cement Company. Born in 1921, he worked at the cement company and operated two farms in Lehigh Township.

The family moved to Kreidersville where he attended the Kreidersville school.

One of his favorite hangouts as a youth was the Warren Wolfe & Sons Indian Motorcycle Shop.

North Catasauqua Column

Thursday, October 3, 2013 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

Autumnfest set for next Friday

Area residents can welcome fall during the Oct. 13 Best of North Catasauqua Autumnfest and Car Show, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the borough park.

Proceeds from this community event, sponsored by the North Catasauqua Betterment Committee, will be used for community improvements and borough projects.

The event will include food, games, live music, a musical show for children and a car show. There will also be cooking demonstrations, a fire department display, contests and a craft and flea market.

The rain date will be the following weekend, Saturday, Oct. 19.