Northwestern Press

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

LYNN TOWNSHIP: Night in the Country set for Aug. 18

Thursday, August 9, 2018 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

The annual Night in the Country festival will get underway 4 p.m. on Aug. 18 at the Northwestern Recreation Commission Community Park, Northwest Road and Route 309, New Tripoli. Rain date is Aug. 19.

There is a suggested donation for adults and children under 12.

Contact Kathy Hermany at 610-442-0012 or email kathyhermany@gmail.com to volunteer.

Call Janice Meyers at 610-767-9297 ext. 14 or email wmjb75@yahoo.com to donate items for the Chinese auction.

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LYNN TOWNSHIP: Jacobs church holding Vacation Bible School July 9-13

Thursday, July 5, 2018 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

Summer is here.

With some serious heat and humidity.

You’ve heard it before, but it bears repeating—please hydrate with nonalcoholic cool beverages (about 2 cups of water per hour).

Avoid strenuous outdoor work at the peak of the day and make sure your vehicle has the proper amount of coolant.

Check on your neighbor and make sure they have enough water and decent air conditioning.

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Jacobs Church, New Tripoli, is hosting their annual Vacation Bible School 9 a.m. to noon July 9-13.

LYNN TOWNSHIP: New Tripoli Fire Co. having Father’s Day barbecue

Thursday, June 14, 2018 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads in Lynn Township.

We are grateful for the love and guidance of good fathers.

Thanks for all your hard work bringing up the kids and making sure they knew how much they are loved.

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New Tripoli Fire Company, New Tripoli, Father’s Day chicken barbecue is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (or whenever the barbecued chickens are sold out) June 17.

Menu includes half a barbecued chicken, choice of filling or sweet potato with gravy, cole-slaw or applesauce and roll with butter.

Drinks and dessert available for purchase.

LYNN TOWNSHIP: St. Peter’s lighting campfire June 8

Thursday, May 31, 2018 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

School will soon be recessed for the summer. With the end of the school year comes kids playing out and about.

Keep your eyes open for bikes and kids.

Enjoy your summer safely.

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Jacob’s Church, New Tripoli, is hosting a Life Line Screening 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 31 in the Activity Center.

Pre-registration is required.

Call 1-888-653-6450 or visit lifelinescreening.com/community-partners to set up an appointment and receive a discount.

Take a step toward staying healthy and active.

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LYNN TOWNSHIP: Treasure seekers heading to Ebenezer

Thursday, May 17, 2018 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

Ebenezer United Church of Christ, New Tripoli, is hosting a church parking lot sale 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 19.

This will be a great day to come out and browse all the items available, and to find the special one to take home.

Call the church at 610-298-8000 for information.

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Jacob’s Church, New Tripoli, is hosting a Life Line Screening 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 31 in the activity center.

Preregistration is required.

Call 1-888-653-6450 or visit lifelinescreening.com/community-partners to set up an appointment and receive a special discount.

LYNN TOWNSHIP: Ebenezer Church having penny party

Thursday, May 3, 2018 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms in Lynn Township! Wishing all of you a peaceful and wonderful day.

Thank you for all you do for us.

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Ebenezer UCC, New Tripoli, is hosting a penny party 1-4 p.m. May 5.

Doors open at noon. Play begins at 1 p.m.

There will also be a basket raffle and a Chinese auction.

Pennies and lunch will be available for purchase.

On May 19, the church will host a church parking lot sale.

Call the church at 610-298-8000 to reserve a spot or come and browse the items on display.

LYNN TOWNSHIP: Community yard sale April 28 at Ontelaunee Park, Lynn Twp

Thursday, April 19, 2018 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

’Tis the season for yard sales! There will be treasures galore at Ontelaunee Park, Route 143, Lynn Township, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 28.

For office spring cleaning, there will be electronic recycling (certain fees apply) and document shredding.

New Tripoli Fire Company will have food for sale.

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Ebenezer UCC, New Tripoli, is hosting a church parking lot sale on May 19.

Call the church at 610-298-8000 to reserve a spot.

Everyone is invited to come out and browse the various items on display.

LYNN TOWNSHIP: Jacob’s Church pig stomach dinner will be served April 7

Thursday, April 5, 2018 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

Although off to a slow start, daffodils and tulips are poking up through the snow to let us know an end to winter is on its way.

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Jacob’s Church, New Tripoli, is having its annual pig stomach dinner from 4-7 p.m. April 7.

Meal includes pepper cabbage, applesauce and homemade desserts.

Eat in or take out will be available.

For more information, contact Faye at 610-298-2271 or Ruth at 610-562-7406.

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St. Peter’s Lynnville UCC, will host Holy Humor Sunday on April 8.

Small group does big things

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Local News

NWLEF raises money to help teachers, students

Tigers Night Out, hosted by the Northwestern Lehigh Educational Foundation, was another success bringing money into the nonprofit’s coffers.

The event, held on Feb. 24 at the Lynnport Fire Company, featured dinner, music by the band, Amos, and raffles for all sorts of prizes.

Attendees could select from great donated items such as wine baskets, golf passes from Olde Homestead Golf Club, Eagles memorabilia, Northwestern Lehigh Tigers paraphernalia and tickets to IronPigs baseball games.

LYNN TOWNSHIP: St. Peter’s UCC having family fun night Feb. 24

Thursday, February 22, 2018 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

Winter weather is never predictable. First snow, then a warm melt, then back to cold temps.

You would do well to weather it all and hope for spring!

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St. Peter’s UCC, Lynn-ville, will be having a family fun night with games and fun for all ages 6-8 p.m. Feb. 24.

Bring a snack to share.

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Ebenezer UCC, New Tripoli, is having a having a homemade Easter candy sale.

Peanut butter or coconut creme eggs, cottontails; peanut or raisin clusters; sweet and salty chocolate; and nonpareils are available in either milk or dark chocolate.