Northwestern Press

Tuesday, February 18, 2020


Thursday, February 14, 2019 by MARY BITTNER HENRY Special to The Press in Columns

Scheib net ab bis Mariye was dir Blessier gebt Heit. Don’t focus tomorrow on the blessings you get today.

Es muss net viel Wahret sei, der Weg as deel es schtrecke. There must not be too much truth the way some people stretch it.


Hope Community Church, 7974 Claussville Road, Fogelsville, will sponsor a soup, salad and spuds dinner 5-7 p.m. Feb. 23.

Everyone welcome to attend.

This buffet dinner features many delicious selections of soup, salad and potatoes.

No reservations are needed and takeout will be available.

For information, call 610-285-6967.


Weisenberg Lowhill Township Historical Society will have its quarterly meeting 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Weisenberg Township Municipal Building, 2175 Seipstown Road, Fogelsville.

The speaker will be Sue Tantsits, co-owner of Edge of the Woods Native Plant Nursery, 2415 Route 100, Orefield.

Tantsits has a Pennsylvania Horticulturist-Sustainable Landscape certification and gives native plant and plant biology education programs at local school districts, garden clubs and flower shows.

She will discuss the importance of restoring and keeping plants native to this area before early settlement and how they have been influenced by activities and developments in the communities.

For more information, call Gloria at 610-395-0763.


Just a reminder: Weisenberg Township Volunteer Fire Company, 2500 Golden Key Road, is selling corn pies, with chicken, corn, potatoes and hard-boiled eggs; and sticky buns (plain, walnut or raisin in small or large) through Feb. 26.

Pickup is March 7 at the fire station.

Call Pat at 610-285-2488 to order.

Mach’s Gut,

Mary Bittner Henry