Catasauqua Press

Friday, July 19, 2019

St. Andrew’s plans May 16 event

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Lasagna dinner

There will be a lasagna dinner at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1900 Pennsylvania Ave., Allentown, 5-7 p.m. May 16. The event will be held in the church’s handicapped-accessible parish hall.

Salad, Italian bread, assorted desserts and beverages will also be served.

There is a cost. Children ages 3 and under eat for free.

St. Andrew’s is on the border between Allentown and Bethlehem, two blocks south of Catasauqua Road. Turn from Pennsylvania Avenue onto Taft Street to enter the parking lot.

McNeill to host REAL ID information session

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

133RD LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-133rd, announced she will host a REAL ID informational event to promote and answer questions concerning Pennsylvania’s REAL ID program.

The event will take place 6 p.m. May 8 at the Han-Le-Co Fire Company, 1001 Postal Road, Allentown.

The program will feature Pennsylvania Department of Transportation officials to help residents learn more about obtaining a federally compliant REAL ID. No RSVP is required to attend.

Meeting is May 7

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Quilting guild

The Crazy Quilters Quilt Guild meets 7 p.m. May 7 at Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, 3461 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Emmaus.

Quilt designer Melanie Tuazon will present “Incorporating Curves in Modern Quilt Design.” She will share tips on how rulers can be used for modern curvy designs, as well as information on glue basting, trimming and blending curves.

Visitors should arrive between 6:30 p.m. and 6:45 p.m.

There is a small fee for nonmembers.

For more information, visit crazyquilters.org.

Fish fry is planned for April 11

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

St. Andrew’s

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church’s Fabulous Fish Fry event is scheduled for 5-7 p.m. April 11 in the handicapped-accessible parish hall of the church, 1900 Pennsylvania Ave., Allentown.

The menu includes fried fish, corn casserole, coleslaw, assorted desserts and beverages.

There is a cost; children 3 and under eat for free.

The church is located on the border between Allentown and Bethlehem — two blocks south of Catasauqua Road. Turn from Pennsylvania Avenue onto Taft Street to enter the parking lot.

Profits will benefit St. Andrew’s ministries.

Bud Cole Memorial Scholarship essays due April 15

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

BERTSCH-HOKENDAUQUA-CATASAUQUA WATERSHED ASSOCIATION

Bertsch-Hokendauqua-Catasauqua Watershed Association is offering the Bud Cole Memorial Scholarship to all college-bound high school seniors residing within the boundaries of the watershed.

Interested students should fill out an application and write an essay that compares and contrasts the global and local effects of climate change. Students should also address what they, as individuals, can do on both scales to help maintain an ecological equilibrium.

Meeting planned for March 5

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Crazy Quilters

The Crazy Quilters Quilt Guild meets 7 p.m. March 5 at Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, 3461 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Emmaus.

Guest speaker Barb Vedder will discuss the use of color, contrast and composition in designing scrap quilts and will display her own quilts and a collection of antique scrap quilts.

Visitors should arrive between 6:30 p.m. and 6:45 p.m.

There is a small fee for nonmembers.

For more information, visit crazyquilters.org.

Fat Tuesday pancake supper planned

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church is hosting a Fat Tuesday pancake supper 5-7 p.m. March 5.

The event will take place in the church’s handicapped-accessible parish hall, located at 1900 Pennsylvania Ave., Allentown.

There will be pancakes, sausage, applesauce, juice, coffee and tea.

Children under age 3 eat for free.

Bring your friends and neighbors and enjoy the last day of feasting before Lent!

Property tax/rent rebate applications are now available

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Pennsylvania

Application forms for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program are now available for eligible Pennsylvanians to begin claiming rebates on property taxes or rent paid in 2018.

The deadline to apply for a rebate is June 30.

Applicants may obtain Property Tax/Rent Rebate claim forms (PA-1000) and related information on the Department of Revenue’s website or by calling 1-888-222-9190.

Lehigh County office seeking nominations

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Unsung Heroes

The Lehigh County Office of Aging & Adult Services is accepting nominations for its 2019 Unsung Heroes Program. The program is part of Older Americans Month, which is celebrated in May.

To be eligible for consideration, applicants must meet the following criteria:

• Must be at least 60 years of age

• Must be a Lehigh County resident

• Achievements, accomplishments or service must be performed on a volunteer basis

• Have performed outstanding contributions or services that promoted, enhanced and enriched the quality of life for others

Meeting is Jan. 8

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Quilting guild

The Crazy Quilters Quilt Guild meets 7 p.m. Jan. 8 at Faith Presbyterian Church, 3022 N. Second St., Emmaus.

This meeting will feature the guild’s annual quilt challenge, Panel Play, a friendly competition among members to design a winning quilted item from a fabric panel.

Entries will be displayed, and guild members will vote for their favorites. Entrants will then discuss their inspiration and techniques before the winner is announced.

Visitors should arrive between 6:30 and 6:45 p.m. There is a small fee for nonmembers.