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...
From left, Catasauqua residents Becky Shull, Lauren Benkovic, Robert Shull and Candy Kratzer arrive in full force, dressed in their costumes, for the Eighth Annual Halloween Party held Oct. 19 at the Arch Street Hotel.
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...
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.
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...
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...
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,...
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...
ST. PAUL'S ANGLICAN CHURCH
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
ASSEMBLY OF GOD
ASSEMBLY OF GOD
3449 Cherryville Road
Northampton - 610-262-5645