Northwestern Press

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

NORTH WHITEHALL: Clear toy sale at Schneck House

Thursday, December 12, 2019 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

The Upper Lehigh Historical Society will have a sale of clear toys and cookies at the Schneck House 1-4 p.m. Dec. 15.

Clear toys will be made by member Suzanne, using her extensive collection of molds to produce the interesting figures.

Choose homemade cookies to take home for a by-the-pound fee.

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Jazz pianist Patrick Kerssen will join the Heidelberg Handbell Ensemble to present a concert at Union Lutheran Church 3 p.m. Dec. 15.

A freewill offering will be accepted.

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NORTH WHITEHALL: St. John’s UCC having basket social

Thursday, October 31, 2019 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

St. John’s United Church of Christ, 1415 Rising Sun Road, Laurys Station, will host a walk-in basket social between 5-8 p.m. Nov. 1, and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 2.

The drawing starts at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Winners will be notified.

Plenty of food and refreshments will be available for purchase to eat in or take out. There will also be a bake sale.

For information, call 610-262-8061.

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Union Lutheran Church, Schnecksville, invites the public to purchase baked goods beginning 7 a.m. Election Day, Nov. 5.

NORTH WHITEHALL: Laurys Station celebrating Community Day on Sept. 21

Thursday, September 19, 2019 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

Laurys Station Community Day will kick off 3 p.m. Sept. 21 and will continue with entertainment, food, and fun-filled activities, culminating with fireworks in the evening.

Organized by St. John’s United Church of Christ, the event takes place at the Laurys Station Fire Company and the North Whitehall Township athletic fields, 5314 Egypt Road.

Music will be supplied by Woodside Avenue.

Country View Farm will be on hand with a pig roast and potatoes.

Boy Scout Troop and Cub Scout Pack 144 will be present with food and an encampment.

King George Inn review removed from planning commission agenda

Thursday, August 22, 2019 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Local News

At the request of developer Atul Patel and his company, Hotel Hamilton LLC, the request for preliminary/final plan review for development of the former King George Inn properties was removed from the South Whitehall Township Planning Commission’s Aug. 15 agenda.

The week before, Hotel Hamilton LLC engineer Bud Newton presented an update to South Whitehall commissioners at their Aug. 7 meeting regarding the inn and the proposed development of the 5.3-acre site, including consolidation of the four lots at 3051, 3125, 3127 and 3141 Hamilton Boulevard.

NORTH WHITEHALL TWP: Outdoor activities offered at Union UCC

Thursday, August 8, 2019 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

Union United Church of Christ, Neffs, will have its 10:30 a.m. on Aug. 11 worship service in the grove.

Afterward, all are invited to a family picnic for fun, fellowship and food.

Free hot dogs, barbecues, chips and drinks will be provided. Bring a side dish, salad or dessert to share.

After lunch, everyone is welcome to take part in a cake walk, play bingo or join in the annual softball game.

In case of rain, the picnic will take place in fellowship hall.

The men’s group of Union UCC will have a bean bag tournament in the grove 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 14.

NORTH WHITEHALL: NOVA grillin’ up some barbecued chicken

Friday, July 12, 2019 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

The Auxiliary of Northern Valley Emergency Medical Services, NOVA, will be serving barbecued chicken dinners noon to 6 p.m. on July 20.

The full-course meal includes half a chicken, corn on the cob, pickled cabbage, baked potato, dinner roll and dessert.

The meal may be enjoyed in the air-conditioned social hall or may be packaged for take out.

Reservations must be made in advance.

Call Julie at 610-262-7749 for tickets.

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NORTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP: Upper Lehigh Lions install new officers for 2019-20

Thursday, June 27, 2019 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

Members of the Upper Lehigh Lions Club had an enjoyable evening with dinner at Villa Lentini and installation of officers for 2019-20 by Past District Governor Fred Folland.

Ronald Smith is the new president, succeeding Ruthann Krause in the leadership position.

Richard Wisser and Marsha Johnston are first- and second vice presidents.

William Rabe was named secretary. Kevin Schmidt will serve as treasurer and Ronald Gabel was named assistant secretary/treasurer.

NORTH WHITEHALL: NOVA having indoor yard sale

Friday, April 19, 2019 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

The Auxiliary of Northern Valley EMS, 2375 Levans Road, Ormrod, will have an indoor yard sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 27 in the social hall.

Food will be available for purchase.

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Schnecksville Fire Company will sponsor an all-you-can-eat breakfast in the main hall from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on April 28.

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Parkland Community Library is having a new kind of fundraiser through Dan Schantz’s Greenhouse, 2031 29th St. S.W., Allentown.

Upper Lehigh Lions donate to emergency responders

Friday, April 12, 2019 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Local News

The Upper Lehigh Lions Club presented donations to Northern Valley EMS (NOVA) and the four fire companies in North Whitehall Township at a recent meeting at the Schnecksville Diner.

President Ruthann Krause reports $1,000 was given to each of the volunteer emergency response organizations.

Representatives of each entity provided information on their unit.

Schnecksville Fire Company was established in 1924.

NORTH WHITEHALL: NOVA to have bazaar, theme baskets

Thursday, April 4, 2019 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

The Auxiliary of Northern Valley EMS, NOVA, will have its annual bazaar with theme baskets from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 6.

The event features lunch, baked goods, attic treasures and theme baskets. Drawing for the baskets will be at 2 p.m.

NOVA volunteers are preparing for the Easter bread, paska, fundraiser which will offer 1- or 2-pound loaves, with or without raisins.

Call Julie at 610-262-7749 by April 10 to reserve Easter bread for pickup on April 19.

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