Northwestern Press

Friday, August 23, 2019

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.

LOWHILL TWP: Zoo offering Father’s Day programs

Thursday, June 6, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Lehigh Valley Zoo, 5150 Game Preserve Road, Schnecksville, is hosting World Ocean Day on June 8.

There will be aquatic and marine life themed crafts, a meet-and-greet with Moana and Ariel 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and two opportunities to watch African Penguins feedings at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

There will also be animal enrichment demonstrations with the otters at 12:30 p.m. and penguins at 1:30 p.m.

Story time with an educator will be presented 10:30-11:30 a.m. June 9.

A meet-and-greet with Bean, the resident sloth is scheduled from 10:30-11:30 a.m. June 13.

WEISENBERG TWP: Mei Liewe Freind,

Thursday, June 6, 2019 by MARY BITTNER HENRY in Columns

Special to The PressWann mer zu viel Eise im Feier hot, dutt’s em gern verbrenne. When one has too many irons in the fire, one is apt to get burned.

Die Lanning kann em niemand nemme. You can never be robbed of your education.

Wann alli Fehler en Hoischtock waer, waert die Welt voll. If all mistakes were haystacks, the world would be full of them.

Unne gfrogt findt mer nix aus. If you don’t ask questions, you find nothing out.


HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP: H.A.R.P. visiting industrial museum

Thursday, May 30, 2019 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

More to explore! Heidelberg Association of Retired Persons, better known as H.A.R.P., will travel to the Saylor Park Industrial Museum, Coplay, June 4.

Those interested in going along should meet 11 a.m. at Heidelberg Church to car pool.

Following the tour, this fun group of retirees will enjoy a little lunch at the Coplay Diner.

Remember, you do not have to be a Heidelberg Church member to attend.

Any area retiree wanting to participate, should contact Katherine Blose at 610-336-0555 or Eleanor Klevenhagen at 610-841-9803.


LYNN TOWNSHIP: Congratulations NWL graduates

Thursday, May 30, 2019 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

Northwestern Lehigh High School will host its 2019 graduation ceremony 11 a.m. June 1 at Stabler Arena, Bethlehem.

Best to all parents, stepparents, grandparents, guardians and everyone who helped to guide these graduates to this wonderful day.

Sincere thanks to all teachers, specialists, staff and administrations who made the learning experience a memorable one.


Living Stone Fellowship, New Tripoli, will have its monthly Family and Community Get-Together on June 8.