Northwestern Press

Friday, October 19, 2018

Drug Take Back on Oct. 27

Thursday, October 18, 2018 by The Press in Local News


The 16th National Take Back Day drug collection event has been scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 27.

During that time, Lehigh County residents can take expired and unused prescription, and over-the-counter medications to police departments and other locations in the county.

County residents may also dispose of capsules, pills, including pet medications and liquids.

Syringes and Sharps will not be accepted.

Residents who dispose of medications will remain anonymous, and no questions will be asked.

lunch menus

Thursday, October 18, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, Oct. 18: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Grilled cheese sandwich, tomato soup. Alternate: Mini corn dogs.

Friday, Oct. 19: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Pizza day.

Monday, Oct. 22: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Golden chicken nuggets with whole-grain soft pretzel sticks. Alternate: Mozzarella sticks.

Tuesday, Oct. 23: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Sloppy Joes on whole-grain roll. Alternative: Mozzarella sticks.

Wednesday, Oct. 24: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Croissant sandwich with egg, sausage and cheese. Elem.: Potato tots, also. Alternate: Mozzarella sticks.

Cat adoptions on Oct. 20, 27

Thursday, October 18, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Forgotten Feline and Fidos animal shelter, 6022 Mountain Road, Germansville, will have cat and kitten adoptions noon-4 p.m. Oct. 20 and 27 at the shelter.

Adopt a kitten, adult or foster one.

To adopt that day, veterinarian records from past pets would be helpful in completing the adoption.

To adopt on any other day, contact Therese at 610-248-7399.

The shelter only accepts cash or checks, no credit or debit cards.

For more information, call 610-760-9009.

Murder mystery dinner on Nov. 4

Thursday, October 18, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Kempton Fire Company, 2461 Route 143, Kempton, will be having a Roaring ’20s murder mystery dinner Nov. 4 at the fire company.

Doors open at 5 p.m. Buffet dinner at 6 p.m.

There will be a 50/50 drawing and a cash bar. Costumes are welcome.

Limited tickets include dinner and the show.

For more information, call 484-269-3490 or email

Lisa Hoffman

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

teacher’s aide at Ironton Elementary

Lisa Hoffman, 59, died on Oct. 4, 2018.

She was the daughter of the late George and Louise (Massarelli) Eissmann.

Raised in Salisbury Township, she attended Central Catholic High School.

She went to Penn State, where she met her husband Brian, with whom she celebrated 36 years of marriage last month.

They had two children, Shawn and Allison, and raised them in South Whitehall.

She was employed by Parkland School District for 20 years.