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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...

Catasauqua column

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

The moms of Catasauqua will be taking on the moms of Hokendauqua in a powder puff flag football game at the Hokey football field Saturday, Oct. 27, at 2 p.m.

This is the second year for the event and this year both teams have joined together to raise money for the Susan G. Komen Foundation for breast cancer.

Donations can be made to the team at, donation team Catasauqua Rough Riders – Powder Puff 2012.


Sheckler News

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by The Press in School

Once again the Cherrydale fundraiser was a huge success with $31,000 in sales, bringing in a great profit to help fund activities and events held for Sheckler Elementary School students throughout the school year.

Students who sold 10 or more items will get to enjoy the Big Blast Party with DJ Hedi and giant inflatables. The party is planned for Nov. 9, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Students who sold 35 items or more will get to take part in a limo lunch cruise scheduled for Nov, 6. Hats off...


Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

In 1907, Samuel Adams wrote about the right to vote.

"Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is not making a present or a compliment to please an individual – or at least that he ought not so to do; but that he is executing one of the most solemn trusts in human society for which he is accountable to God and his country."

When State Rep. Daryl Metcalf, R-12th, Butler County, decided to introduce legislation to require voter identification in...


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

An Old Fashioned Hay Ride and Fall Fest will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27; and Sunday, Oct. 28, at the Weissport Park and Lehigh Canal Park at Weissport, 880 Allen St.

The event will include tractor-drawn hayrides along the historic canal, a tractor show, crafters, a pumpkin patch, homemade food and children's activities.

This event is also catering to seniors, elderly individuals and people with disabilities. Families of all ages are also invited to attend...

Coplay column

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Columns

Trick-or-treat night will be held in Coplay from 6 to 8 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 26.

Residents wanting to welcome boys and girls with a treat are asked to turn on their porch lights.

Borough police, along with the town's emergency management personnel, will be patrolling the streets making sure the kids are safe.

At the fire station on Cherry Street, the volunteer firefighters are again setting up scary scenes inside the station. Parents can take their children after...

Election Policy

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

As we approach the Nov. 6 general election, the Whitehall-Coplay Press, Northampton Press and the Catasauqua Press, in the interest of fairness, will halt the publication of columns by local government officials and letters to the editor submitted by those running for office.

The last week for publication of columns by local government officials was Oct. 11.

We will, of course, continue to cover the local races, in news stories generated by our own reporters.

Letters to...

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...