Northwestern Press

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

WEISENBERG TOWNSHIP: Mei Liewe Freind,

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by MARY BITTNER HENRY in Columns

Wann du eppes an dir aanaehe loscht, liegt epper wehich dir. If you let someone sew your clothing while you are wearing it, someone will lie about you.

Es is schlecht Glick fer meh as eens aus re Famillye zu heire in em Yaahr. It is bad luck for more than one of a family to get married in a year.

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The genealogy library at the Weisenberg Lowhill Historical Society, 4585 Werleys Corner Road, New Tripoli, invites the community to visit 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 14.

LYNN TOWNSHIP: St. Peter’s UCC hosting harvest party on Oct. 14

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

Fall is Here! Get your pumpkins, apples and hayrides going!

This is one of the best seasons for our area when Lynn Township really gets to shine.

Enjoy and send pictures to my email address. I can’t get enough fall.

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St. Peter’s UCC, Lynnville will have a harvest party 5:30 p.m. Oct. 14.

Pumpkin carving and other fun games will be offered.

There will also be pizza and snacks; and marshmallows to roast over the campfire.

If you are interested in attending, call the church at 610-298-8064 and leave a message.

LOWHILL TOWNSHIP: Christ’s Church at Lowhill to host penny party

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Christ’s Church at Lowhill, 4695 Lowhill Church Road, New Tripoli, will have its Harvest Home service 10 a.m. Oct. 15.

Bring fresh produce and canned goods to be offered in support of the Christ’s Church at Lowhill Food Pantry, as they celebrate and bless the harvest for God’s good provision.

To contribute to the Harvest Home service but are unable to attend, call 610-842-4781 for drop off times.

The church will have a penny party Oct. 20. Bring pennies and loose change.

Doors open 5:30 p.m. Game starts 7 p.m.

HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP: Lynn-Heidelberg Historical Society to host festival Oct. 7

Thursday, October 5, 2017 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

Service time changes! Heidelberg Church Lutheran worship service is now being held at 8:30 a.m. with Pastor Ginny Goodwin.

The Heidelberg UCC worship service starts at 11 a.m. with Pastor Karen Yonney. Sunday School is at 9:45 a.m.

All are welcome to attend.

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Family fun! The Lynn-Heidelberg Historical Society will have its annual Pioneer Day Festival 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 7 at Ontelaunee Park, 7344 Kings Highway, New Tripoli.

In addition to guided tours of the Tripoli Train Station, Zeisloff House and Mail Pouch Tobacco Barn.

NORTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP: St. John’s UCC, Laurys Station, having craft fair, quilt show

Thursday, October 5, 2017 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

St. John’s United Church of Christ, 1415 Rising Sun Road, Laurys Station, will have a craft fair and quilt show 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 14.

The event features crafters set up in rooms throughout the church and quilts displayed over the pews in the sanctuary.

Refreshments and homemade baked goods will be available, in addition to a Chinese auction and raffle.

The crafts are great for gifts and provide a chance to do some holiday shopping.

The quilts are not only beautiful to look at but also are available for purchase.

Call 610-262-8061 for more information.

WEISENBERG TOWNSHIP: Mei Liewe Freind,

Thursday, September 28, 2017 by The Press in Columns

BY MARY BITTNER HENRY

Special to The Press

Schmaerdi Leit machen’s Bett maryets, faule Middaags, Sei oweds. Smart people [housewives] make the beds in the morning; lazy ones at noon; pigs [slatterns] at night.

Wammer me Mensch eppes aanaeht wanner’s aahot, naeht mer’m Druwwel aa. If you mend clothing while someone is wearing it, you will sew on trouble.

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The genealogy library will be open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 14. at the Weisenberg Lowhill Historical Society, 4585 Werleys Corner Road, New Tripoli.

UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP: ‘Get Prepared Parkland’ on Sept. 30

Thursday, September 28, 2017 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

North Whitehall, South Whitehall and Upper Macungie townships will host “Get Prepared Parkland,” an emergency preparedness educational event 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 30 at Lone Lane Park, 30 Lone Lane, Upper Macungie Township.

There will be demonstrations, presentations and training sessions to mark September as National Emergency Preparedness Month.

Participation events include hands-only CPR, junior firefighter obstacle course, live and simulated fire extinguisher training, first aid and stop the bleed.

Participants may earn some giveaways to help them be prepared.

LYNN TOWNSHIP: Historical society to celebrate Pioneer Day

Thursday, September 28, 2017 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

Lynn-Heidelberg Historical Society will present its annual Pioneer Day Festival from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 7.

There will be food, demonstrations of different skills and militia demonstrations.

There will also be Native American lore and music, with a jazz band performing at 1 p.m.

This family friendly event will take place rain or shine.

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Jacob’s Church, New Tripoli, will host Community Day 4-8 p.m. on Sept. 30.

There will be live music, tractor show, children’s games, pie baking and grilling competitions.

LOWHILL TOWNSHIP: Christ’s Church at Lowhill having fall festival on Oct. 7

Thursday, September 28, 2017 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Christ’s Church at Lowhill, 4695 Lowhill Church Road, New Tripoli, invites the community to attend World Communion Sunday 10 a.m. Oct. 1.

Commune together and join millions of Christians around the world in common purpose.

A traditional and uplifting praise music service will be followed by a social in fellowship hall.

The church will have its fall festival community yard sale and car show 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 7. Rain date is 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct 8.

Bring cars, trucks and motorcycles to display.

Delicious food and baked goods will be available for purchase.

HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP: Church seeking donations of jars, lids for chowchow

Thursday, September 21, 2017 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

Mark your calendar! On Sept. 24, the Miller-Keystone Bloodmobile will be ready and waiting to accept donations 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the parking lot of Heidelberg Union Church.

Every pint makes a difference and can save a life.

To donate, make an appointment by calling Robin Koch at 610-767-6859 or by visiting giveapint.org.

Walk-ins are welcome.

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Calling all women! Heidelberg Church’s Women of Faith group will get together 6 p.m. Sept. 25 in fellowship hall 6 p.m. Ladies of all ages are invited.