Northwestern Press

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Event offered on May 12

Thursday, May 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh County Auto Theft and Insurance Fraud Task Force has scheduled a free vehicle identification number etching event 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 12 at the Whitehall Township Public Works Building, 3219 MacArthur Road, Whitehall.

The event is open to all vehicle owners in Lehigh County, and there is no limit to the number of vehicles motorists can bring to the event.

VIN etching is the process of chemically etching a vehicle’s unique identification number on all windows and sunroofs.

Plant auction on May 7

Thursday, May 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Garden club

Claussville Garden Club will have a plant auction 6:30 p.m. May 7 at Zettlemoyer’s Fogelsville Auction Center, 820 Nursery St., Fogelsville. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

There will be a wide variety of perennials, hostas, day lilies, etc. as well as houseplants available for purchase.

The sale of the plants, grown by the club members, will benefit the club’s scholarships, which each year is awarded to a Northwestern High School senior who is pursuing an education in agricultural or environmental studies, and other club activities.

Resource fair on May 5

Thursday, May 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Parkland School District and the Education Foundation are hosting a community resource fair 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 5 in the cafeteria at Parkland High School, 2700 N. Cedar Crest Blvd., South Whitehall Township.

More than 50 different agencies will be on hand to discuss transportation, disabilities, health care, mental health, employment, housing, aging, and women’s, children, veterans and emergency services, churches, food banks and more.

There will be snacks, prizes and giveaways. All are invited to attend.

Safety seat checks May 17

Thursday, May 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

S. Whitehall

South Whitehall Township police will be conducting a National Seat Check 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 17 at Target, 1600 N. Cedar Crest Blvd., in Crest Plaza shopping mall.

Certified child passenger safety technicians will be on hand to check car seats for proper installation and advise parents and caregivers how to choose the right car seats and install them properly in their vehicles.

Concerts on May 6, 13, 27

Thursday, May 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The Allentown Band, under the direction of Conductor Ronald Demkee, will perform a “Side-By-Side” concert with guest conductor Dr. Virginia Allen and Carol Jantsch, principal tuba with the Philadelphia Orchestra 7:30 p.m. May 6 at Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown.

The band will also give a Mother’s Day concert 7 p.m. May 13 and a Memorial Day concert 7 p.m. May 27, both at Springhouse Middle School, 1200 Springhouse Road, South Whitehall Township.

For information, call 610-434-7026 or go to

Fundraiser run on May 12

Thursday, April 26, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

New Tripoli

Constructing A Cure is hosting a community event to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society 9-11 a.m. May 12 at Ontelaunee Park, 7344 Kings Highway, New Tripoli.

This event will take place rain or shine.

There will be a 10K Run, 5K Run/walk and 1 mile fun run/walk.

Bib pick up and late registration at 8 a.m. The 5K run/walk and 10K run begins at 9 a.m.

The 1-mile fun walk/run starts at 9:15 a.m.

Awards ceremony will be at 10:15 a.m.

Awards will be presented for first overall male and female for 5K and 10K run.

Group to meet on May 1

Thursday, April 26, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Civil War

Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pennsylvania Inc., will host author Carleton Young for a discussion titled “Voices From the Attic: The Williamstown Boys” May 1 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center Lehigh Valley, 7736 Adrienne Drive, Breinigsville.

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

Reservations for the dinner must be made by April 26. Reservations are not required for just the program.

There is a fee for both the dinner and program.