Northwestern Press

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Art auction

Thursday, November 1, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh Valley Decorative Painters, a non-profit organization will be presenting its 27th annual art auction Nov. 4 at Whitehall High School, 2940 MacArthur Road, Whitehall.

Once a year LVDP’s artists get together to have an auction of their hand painted items, all unique and one of a kind.

The preview time is 1:30 p.m. with a bidding time of 2 p.m.

For more information, call Bernice at 610-837-3854 or Rosalie at 610-261-0867.

Small games talk on Oct. 25

Thursday, October 25, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


To provide the most up-to-date information to holders of small games of chance licenses, state Rep. Zach Mako, R-183rd, will host a Small Games of Chance and Liquor Law Regulations Seminar.

The event will be offered 6-9 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Diamond Fire Company, 110 Main St., Walnutport.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Liquor Code Enforcement Officer Derrick DeVaney of the Bureau of Liquor Code Enforcement’s Allentown District Office will lead the presentation.

Time will be allotted for a question-and-answer session.

Discussion on Nov. 6

Thursday, October 25, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Civil War

Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pennsylvania Inc., will host author Gordon Rhea for a discussion titled “On to Petersburg: Grant and Lee, June 4-15, 1864” Nov. 6 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center Lehigh Valley, 7736 Adrienne Drive, Breinigsville.

Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Program begins 7:30 p.m.

Reservations for the dinner must be made by Nov. 1.

Reservations are not required for just the program.

There is a fee for both the dinner and program.

Halloween, craft fair on Oct. 28

Thursday, October 25, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Cedar Crest

Cedar Crest College will treat the community to some fall and Halloween fun when it opens its campus for a special event Oct. 28.

The college’s annual trunk-or-treat will run noon to 3 p.m., rain or shine, and the craft and vendor fair will run noon-4 p.m. in Lees Hall.

Representatives from local businesses and other participants will decorate their vehicles, fill them with candy and park them on campus for trick-or-treaters of all ages.

The fair will feature a variety of sellers offering handcrafted items, jewelry and other goods and services.


Thursday, October 25, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Greenawalds Fire Company, 2500 Focht Ave., South Whitehall Township, will be having a Halloween parade, rain or shine, on Oct. 27.

Registration begins at noon. Judging starts at 12:30 p.m. Parade starts at 1 p.m.

Age groups for judging will be 0-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10 and older, and groups.

There will be a raffle and bake sale. There will also be refreshments after the judging and parade.

Candy bags will be given to all children.

Open house on Oct. 27

Thursday, October 25, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Schnecksville Fire Company, 4550 Old Packhouse Road, Schnecksville, will have an open house and truck dedication noon-4 p.m. Oct. 27 in the social hall.

Truck housing dedication will take place at 2 p.m.

There will be tours and refreshments.

There also will be an all-you-can-eat breakfast 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 28.

Schnecksville social club will open Nov. 1. Bingo starts on Nov. 5.

Paranormal expert on Oct. 27

Thursday, October 25, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St., Allentown, will host author and expert of the paranormal Charles J. Adams III 2 p.m. Oct. 27 for a bewitching presentation on “Ghosts, Legends, and Folklore of the Lehigh Valley.”

Adams has written such books as “Ghost Stories of the Lehigh Valley,” “Philadelphia Ghost Stories,” and “Ghost Stories of Berks County.”

No ticket is required and admission is free.

For information, visit or call 610-820-2400.

Group to meet on Nov. 1

Thursday, October 25, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will meet 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1 in the Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem.

The program will be “The K3LR Amateur Radio Superstation” by Tim Duffy, live via Skype.

Ham radio operators and others interested in ham radio are welcome to attend.

For more information, go to or call 610-432-8286.