Northwestern Press

Sunday, May 20, 2018

LYNN TOWNSHIP: Treasure seekers heading to Ebenezer

Thursday, May 17, 2018 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

Ebenezer United Church of Christ, New Tripoli, is hosting a church parking lot sale 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 19.

This will be a great day to come out and browse all the items available, and to find the special one to take home.

Call the church at 610-298-8000 for information.


Jacob’s Church, New Tripoli, is hosting a Life Line Screening 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 31 in the activity center.

Preregistration is required.

Call 1-888-653-6450 or visit to set up an appointment and receive a special discount.

HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP: Game association having flea market

Thursday, May 17, 2018 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

A kind reminder! On May 19, the Lehigh Northampton Grangers are sponsoring a barbecue chicken dinner.

Dinners need to be picked up between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Schnecksville Grange, 5322 Route 873, Schnecksville.

Those who ordered dinners may eat in or take them out.

Proceeds from this fundraiser will be used to sponsor a $1,000 scholarship awarded annually to the Allentown Fair Queen.

The 2017 Allentown Fair Queen Zaren Kerper, of Fleetwood, will be present, so stop by and say hello.

Any questions, call Elaine Hoppes at 610-767-4400.


NORTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP: Union UCC to host Country Sale

Thursday, May 3, 2018 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

Union United Church of Christ, Neffs, will stage its annual Country Sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 5.

Vendors will be set up inside the church and outside over to the grove.

Highlights include a book sale, Santa’s Attic and homemade baked goods.

Lunch will be available with items such as homemade soup, barbecues, sides, and burgers cooked outside by the Grill Guys.

It’s a great time for the community to come together for fun and food.


The Auxiliary of Northern Valley EMS, NOVA, is having a flea market 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 5, Food will be available.

HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP: Women of Faith having Mother’s Day tea party

Thursday, May 3, 2018 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

Ribbons and bows! On May 5, Heidelberg Church’s Women of Faith group will have a Mother’s Day Tea Party at noon in fellowship hall. The public is invited.

This year’s theme is down on the farm. Those attending are encouraged to wear their favorite sun bonnet.

For tickets to the tea party or additional information, call Susan Bickert at 610-767-5782 or Linda Fritzinger at 610-767-9086.


Bells will be ringing! Heidelberg Concert Handbell Choir will share its glorious music at the May 6 spring handbell union worship service 11 a.m. at Heidelberg Church.

LYNN TOWNSHIP: Ebenezer Church having penny party

Thursday, May 3, 2018 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms in Lynn Township! Wishing all of you a peaceful and wonderful day.

Thank you for all you do for us.


Ebenezer UCC, New Tripoli, is hosting a penny party 1-4 p.m. May 5.

Doors open at noon. Play begins at 1 p.m.

There will also be a basket raffle and a Chinese auction.

Pennies and lunch will be available for purchase.

On May 19, the church will host a church parking lot sale.

Call the church at 610-298-8000 to reserve a spot or come and browse the items on display.

LOWHILL TOWNSHIP: Christ’s Church having tea party

Thursday, April 26, 2018 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Christ’s Church at Lowhill, 4695 Lowhill Church Road, New Tripoli, is hosting “A Time to Remember” Mother’s Day Tea Party 1 p.m. May 5 with a vintage bridal show in the sanctuary.

Bring wedding, bridesmaid, flower girl or mother-of-the-bride or mother-of-the-groom dresses, or any photo albums or wedding memorabilia you may have.

Prizes awarded for the best tea party hat.

For more information and to register to attend, call 610-842-4781.



Thursday, April 26, 2018 by MARY BITTNER HENRY in Columns

Just a reminder voting will take place at Hope Community Church, 7974 Claussville Road, Weisenberg Township, 7 a.m.-8 p.m. May 15. See you at the polls.

Hope Community Church will host REZ Music Ministries and special guest, Xterra, at 7 p.m. May 4. Xterra is a hard rock/melodic metal band which has performed in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Maryland venues. Admission is free and free food will be available.

Call 610-285-6967 to find out more.


HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP: Heidelberg Lutheran Church having penny party April 21

Thursday, April 19, 2018 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

The secret’s out! Heidelberg Lutheran Church’s penny party will take place April 21 in fellowship hall.

All ages are welcome to attend.

Doors open at noon for lunch with the game starting at 1 p.m.

Bring your own pennies or purchase some there, and bid on loads of household items, foods, trinkets and seasonal stuff.

As always, donations of any kind are appreciated.

For further information, contact Linda Fritzinger at 610-767-9086.


LYNN TOWNSHIP: Community yard sale April 28 at Ontelaunee Park, Lynn Twp

Thursday, April 19, 2018 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

’Tis the season for yard sales! There will be treasures galore at Ontelaunee Park, Route 143, Lynn Township, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 28.

For office spring cleaning, there will be electronic recycling (certain fees apply) and document shredding.

New Tripoli Fire Company will have food for sale.


Ebenezer UCC, New Tripoli, is hosting a church parking lot sale on May 19.

Call the church at 610-298-8000 to reserve a spot.

Everyone is invited to come out and browse the various items on display.

NORTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP: Take a walk, help feed the hungry

Thursday, April 19, 2018 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

The 10th annual Hunger Walk to benefit the Northern Lehigh Food Bank will take place May 6, along the Slatington Rails to Trails.

The walk begins at 2 p.m. but arrive by 1:45 p.m. to sign in.

Organizers are looking for participants to walk the two miles from the food bank in Emerald into Slatedale and back again and to obtain pledges for contributions.

Anyone who registers before April 25 and has at least $25 in donations may receive a free T-shirt.