Northwestern Press

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

LYNN TOWNSHIP: Livingstone Fellowship offering community dinner

Friday, July 12, 2019 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

Living Stone Fellowship, New Tripoli, will have its monthly Family and Community Get-Together on July 13.

There will be a free meal with hamburger barbecue followed by a night of fellowship and outdoor games including volleyball and kick ball, with a movie available as an alternative.

Call 610-298-3020 to save a seat at the table.


The clothing closet at Ebenezer UCC, New Tripoli, will be open from 6-8 p.m. July 11 and 10 a.m.-noon July 13.

Clothing is available for the entire family.

Take as much as you need. Proof of need is not required.

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.


HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP: Heidelberg Church offering farm fresh VBS

Friday, July 12, 2019 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

Spread the love! Heidelberg Union Church’s Vacation Bible School will be offered 6-8 p.m. July 15-19.

Children in kindergarten through fifth grade are welcome to come out and learn about the love of Jesus through this year’s program, “Farm Fresh Faith.”

There will be Bible story time, games, crafts and snacks.

To register or for those interested in helping or have any questions, call 610-767-4740 or email


LYNN TOWNSHIP: Living Stone Fellowship offers sports camp for youngsters

Thursday, June 27, 2019 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

There are many community activities and events that could use an extra pair of hands. Why not volunteer this summer?

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, 1700 Hawk Mountain Road, Kempton, is having a volunteer weekend for teenagers, ages 14 through 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 29 and 30.

Trail maintenance, managing and clearing out some invasive species so native plants can properly flourish and preventing spotted lanternfly infestations. Registered teenagers may be able to log their volunteer service hours.

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.

HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP: Heidelberg Union Church offering VBS for kids

Thursday, June 27, 2019 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

Spread the word! Miller-Keystone Bloodmobile will be ready and waiting to accept donations 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 30 in the parking lot at Heidelberg Union Church.

Every pint makes a difference.

To donate, make an appointment by contacting Robin Koch at 610-767-6859 or schedule online through the Miller-Keystone Blood Center at Walk-ins are also welcome.


Calling all retirees! Heidelberg Association for Retired Persons, better known as H.A.R.P., will meet 11 a.m. July 2 in fellowship hall for its annual summer indoor picnic.


Thursday, June 20, 2019 by MARY BITTNER HENRY in Columns

Sunndaags schneit mer duie Neggel ab, Zaahweh zu verhiede. Cut your nails on Sundays to prevent toothache.

Wann’d dich im Busch verlore hoscht, dreh dreimol rum, no kummscht widder raus. When lost in the woods, turn around three times and you will find your way out.


Ziegels Union Church, 9990 Ziegels Church Road, Breinigsville, will sponsor “Powered Up” VBS 8:45-11:45 a.m. June 24-28.

Kids, get “Powered Up” and raise your game for life with Jesus.

LOWHILL TOWNSHIP: Churches offering family events

Thursday, June 20, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Christ’s Church at Lowhill, 4695 Lowhill Church Road, New Tripoli, is offering an outdoor service in the grove 10 a.m. June 23.

There will be a Father’s Day picnic immediately following the service with a basket raffle and music by DJ Jason.

Kids can enjoy some slip and slide water fun, so bring suits and a towel.

Everyone is welcome. Bring friends and family for an afternoon of fun, fellowship and laughter.

The church will have Vacation Bible School 6-8 p.m. July 15-19.

Children ages 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

HEIDELBERG TWP: Sportsmen’s flea market on June 15

Thursday, June 13, 2019 by The Press in Columns


Special to The Press

Don’t miss it! On June 15, the Heidelberg Game Protective Association is having a sportsmen’s flea market 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 8886 Reservoir Road, Germansville.

The public is invited to shop. Vendors will be selling items related to hunting, fishing and outdoor gear.

There will also be a Chinese auction, food and lots of great deals.

For further information, call Dan Staub at 610-509-8903 or email


LYNN TOWNSHIP Kempton Fair runs June 13-15

Thursday, June 13, 2019 by BERNADETTE BSUKLEY in Columns

The Kempton Fair returns this year from June 13-15, with food, a great midway, tractor pulls and dirt drags.

New this year are helicopter rides and a beer and wine garden.

Musical entertainers include Flamin’ Dick and the Hot Rods, from 7-10 p.m. Thursday; and the Brian D. Moore Band 7-10 p.m. Friday.

On Saturday, Project3Squared will perform 2-4 p.m., Uncle Jake and the 18-Wheel Gang will perform from 5-7 p.m., and StereoType will entertain 8-10 p.m.

There will be line dancing 7-9 p.m. Saturday with Chicken Nugget.