Northwestern Press

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

WEISENBERG TWP: Mei Liewe Friend,

Friday, November 8, 2019 by MARY BITTNER HENRY in Columns

Wann die Sunn Mittwochs hell unnergeht, gebt’s ken Regge vor Sunndaag. If the sunset on Wednesday is clear, there will be no rain until Sunday.

Wasser vum erschde Schnee im Winter is gut fer wehe Aage. Water from the first snow in winter is good for sore eyes.

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Ziegels Church, 9990 Ziegels Church Road, Breinigsville, has a mission project during which the women make pillowcases for local children’s hospitals, dresses for “Dress a Girl Around the World,” and chemo port cushions.

Everyone is welcome to be a part of this activity.

LOWHILL TWP: Christ’s Church having hoagie sale

Friday, November 8, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Christ’s Church at Lowhill, 4695 Lowhill Church Road, New Tripoli, is accepting orders until Nov. 10 for its sale of hoagies and sandwiches made by R&K Subs.

Choose from Italian, ham, turkey, roast beef and American. Whole grain is available with turkey and all cheese sandwiches.

Pretzel sandwiches include Italian, ham, turkey, roast beef and cheese, ham and Swiss, bologna and cheese, all cheese, chicken, egg and tuna salad.

Orders maybe picked up at church 5-6 p.m. on Nov. 18.

For more information or to order, call Corin at 610-504-4902.

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.

UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP: Calling all canines: Barktoberfest will be on Oct. 12

Thursday, October 10, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Upper Macungie Township and Keystone Consulting Engineers will host Barktoberfest 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 12 at Upper Macungie Park, 1625 N. Route 100, Fogelsville. Rain date is Oct. 13.

A demonstration by the police K-9 team will be presented 12:30 p.m., with music, activities, giveaways by vendors, a pet parade and costume contest with prizes.

Pet parade registration takes place 11 a.m. to noon at the welcome table. Winners will be announced at 1:10 p.m.

Admission is free. All pets must be on a leash to attend.

LOWHILL TOWNSHIP: Trunk or treat in the grove Oct. 19 at Christ’s Church at Lowhill

Thursday, October 10, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Christ’s Church at Lowhill, 4695 Church Road, New Tripoli, will have a trunk or treat in the grove 3-6 p.m. on Oct. 19. Rain date is from 3-6 p.m. Oct. 26.

There will be a goodie walk, food and apple dumplings for sale, apple cider, piñata, s’mores at the fire pit, and prizes awarded for the best trunk. For more information, call Sue at 610-395-0723.

The church is accepting orders until Oct. 13 for the R&K Italian, turkey, ham, roast beef and American hoagie and sandwich sale. Also available are turkey and all cheese on whole grain hoagies and bread.

WEISENBERG TOWNSHIP: Mei Liewe Freind,

Thursday, October 10, 2019 by MARY BITTNER HENRY in Columns

Wammer runde Lecher in die Schuhsohle laaft, waert mer reich. If you wear round holes in the soles of your shoes, it means you are rich.

Wann em die links Hand beisst, grickt mer Geld. If the left hand itches, you will receive money in it.

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Weisenberg Volunteer Fire Department, 2500 Golden Key Road, is selling hoagies through Oct. 29 with a Nov. 7 pickup at the fire station.

Roast beef, ham and cheese, Italian, turkey, and tuna are available.

Call Pat at 610-285-2488 to order and to help support the local fire company.

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WEISENBERG TOWNSHIP: Mei Liewe Freind,

Thursday, September 26, 2019 by MARY BITTNER HENRY in Columns

Ziegels Church, 9990 Ziegels Church Road, Breinigsville, will have a blessing of the animals at 1 p.m. Oct. 6 in the church grove.

Animals must be contained or restrained. Drinking water and clean up materials will be provided. Call 610-285-6157 for information.

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Claussville Garden Club will meet at Ziegels Union Church 7 p.m. Oct. 7. Susan Drabic will speak on “Plants of Murder and Mayhem” to teach about how some local plants have been used for nefarious deeds.

Call Fran at 484-857-3144 for info.

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LOWHILL TOWNSHIP: Harvest Home on Sept. 29

Thursday, September 26, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Christ’s Church at Lowhill, 4695 Lowhill Church Road, New Tripoli, will have its 250th anniversary Harvest Home service and communion 10 a.m. Sept. 29.

Some members of the congregation will be wearing Colonial attire.

Lehigh County Agricultural Society President Bev Gruber will share special remarks as they celebrate and bless God’s provisions.

All food items will benefit the food pantry.

For information, call Bev Moyer at 484-707-6591.

The church will have a fall penny party Oct. 4.

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

UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church having pet blessing on Oct. 6

Thursday, September 26, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Zion’s Union Church, Maxatawny, 329 Church Road, Kutztown, is collecting new socks for men, women, children and infants between Oct. 6-27 to be distributed to local organizations and shelters.

For more information, call the church office at 610-683-7485.

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St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 8227 Hamilton Blvd., Breinigsville, will offer a blessing of the pets at 1 p.m. Oct. 6. This event will be held rain or shine.

Arrive by 12:30 p.m. for food, drinks and raffle ticket sales. Hot dogs, baked goods and drinks will be available for purchase.

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.