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Coplay police

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Woman cited for harassment

Coplay Police on Monday reported Debbie Huber of South Fourth St., Allentown, was cited for harassment following a disturbance on Oct. 17 in the 200 block of South Second Street in the borough.

Police said they observed four people standing outside, one who said a man had a gun. Police searched the individual but no weapon was found, police said.

Police were told the four people got into an argument. Huber is alleged to have struck another...

Relay for Life needs your help

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by The Press in Columns

Unfortunately, everyone knows at least one person who has cancer – a family member, friend or coworker.

One in every three males and one in every two females will be diagnosed with cancer, according to statistics compiled by the American Cancer Society.

No one wants to hear, "You have cancer."

The following few paragraphs are from

"The American Cancer Society Relay For Life represents the hope that...

Northampton column

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by Kellyh LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Assumption BVM will hold a breakfast Sunday, Oct. 28, 8 a.m.-noon, in the social hall, East 22nd Street and Washington Avenue.

The menu includes French toast, pancakes, scrambled eggs or omelet; ham, sausage or bacon; hash browns; toast; juice, milk, coffee or tea.

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

For more information, call 610-262-2559.


The Queenship of Mary Church will host its annual Food Bazaar Plus Saturday, Nov. 3, 10 a.m.-2...


Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by The Press in Local News


· Duplicate Bridge, Invitational – 12:30 p.m., Lehigh County Senior Citizens Center, 1633 Elm St., Allentown. For players with 0-199 master points. Information: 610-437-3700.

· Delaware, Lehigh & Susquehanna Model Railroad Club meeting – 7-9 p.m., Coplay Borough Hall, Fourth and Center streets. Open to all model railroaders ages 14 and older. Information: Dick Lobach at 610-965-2598.

· Zumba classes – 7-8 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday night, Faith...


Friday, October 26, 2012 by For locations, call 610-559-3245. in Social News

Wednesday, Oct. 24: Marinated pork cutlet, wide noodles, flame roasted corn, wheat bread with margarine, applesauce.

Thursday, Oct. 25: Apple juice, baked ziti, broccoli cuts, Italian bread with margarine, sugar cookie.

Friday, Oct. 26: Beef stew, biscuit, green peas, tossed salad with Thousand Island dressing, lemon bar.

Monday, Oct. 29: Veal parmesan linguine, Italian blend vegetables, Italian bread with margarine, fresh apple slices.

Tuesday, Oct. 30: Creamed...

Trees, shrubs show the colors of fall

Friday, October 26, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Cool nights, warm days and brilliant colored leaves - fall is upon us here in the Lehigh Valley.

The fall color of many trees and shrubs in the northeastern United States provides much more color to the landscape than spring flowers. Its effective period is also generally longer.

This characteristic of plants should receive more consideration than it now does in the landscape planning process. Plants with vivid fall color should be placed in prominent locations that can be seen...

Article By: Fortley

Friday, October 26, 2012 by Fortley in Social News

Couple celebrates

golden anniversary

Raymond S. and Sandra (Bradley) Fortley of Bethlehem celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 20 with a dinner given in their honor by their children at the Inn at Maple Grove, Alburtis.

Mrs. Fortley is the daughter of the late Robert and Grace Bradley, who had resided in Bethlehem.

Her husband is the son of the late Stephen and Helen Fortley, who also had lived in Bethlehem.

The couple was married Oct. 20, 1962,...


Friday, October 26, 2012 by For locations, call 610-782-3254. in Social News

Wednesday, Oct. 24: Roasted turkey breast with gravy, bread stuffing, peas and carrots, wheat bread, applesauce.

Thursday, Oct. 25: Chili con carne, calico corn, mini corn muffin, fresh fruit.

Friday, Oct. 26: Potato encrusted haddock, Harvard beets, buttered noodles, multigrain bread, pineapple tidbits.

Monday, Oct. 29: Spaghetti with meat sauce, broccoli, garlic bread, fresh fruit.

Tuesday, Oct. 30: Breaded chicken, wax beans, roasted potatoes, wheat roll, apple...

Article By: The Press

Friday, October 26, 2012 by The Press in Social News



25th & Livingston Streets

Allentown, 18104 - 610-435-0712

8:40 a.m. Morning Prayer

9 a.m. Holy Communion

'28 Book of Common Prayer

9 a.m. Church School

Wed., 10 a.m. Healing Service

Rev. Joseph S. Falzone




3449 Cherryville Road

Northampton - 610-262-5645


Making the grade

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

North Catasauqua resident Kim Jarrah, whose daughter attends Catasauqua Middle School, remains unsatisfied with the middle school's grade policy.

She again appeared before the Catasauqua Area School Board Oct. 9 to express her concern with how the grading policy adversely affects children like hers.

She said while conducting her own personal research she found only one school district in the Lehigh Valley with a grading policy similar to the Catasauqua Area School District....