Northwestern Press

Monday, November 12, 2018

Wasting disease seminar Oct. 11

Thursday, October 4, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

REP. Mako

State Rep. Zach Mako, R-183rd, will host a chronic wasting disease seminar 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at Blue Mountain Fish and Game Association, 4190 Wood Drive, Walnutport.

CWD is a contagious, always fatal disease that infects deer and elk in Pennsylvania.

The disease is transmitted both directly through animal-to-animal contact and indirectly through food and soil contaminated with bodily secretions including feces, urine and saliva.

No evidence exists CWD is transmissible to humans or traditional livestock.

Events planned for October

Thursday, October 4, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

St. Peter’s

St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, 7860 Center St., Emerald, will have the following events during October.

·Ministry of St. Peter’s will be offered at 5 p.m. Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 27 at Life Tree Café, Main and Chestnut St., Parryville.

·Christ’s Kids Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. on Oct. 10, 17, 24 and 31 at St. Peter’s Emerald.

·The Redeemers Closet, a Ministry of St. Peter’s will be open from 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 13 will be open for free clothing give away at 4019 Main St., Slatedale in the Salem Methodist Church Building.

Day offering info fair

Thursday, October 4, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


State Rep. Gary Day, R-187th, is sponsoring senior fairs in Lehigh and Berks counties.

The Upper Macungie Township Senior Fair, offered jointly with state Sen. Pat Browne, R-16th, will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 18, at Country Meadows, Building 4, at 410 North Krocks Road, Allentown.

In addition to information tables and representatives from local, state and federal governments, as well as private agencies, both events will include door prizes and free refreshments.

Pizza sale

Thursday, October 4, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Lowhill church

Christ’s Church at Lowhill, 4695 Lowhill Church Road, New Tripoli, will be selling Matey’s Gourmet pizzas to raise funds for its 250th anniversary celebration, which is in 2019.

Pizzas are 12 inch in diameter.

Selections are original gourmet, triple cheese, thick crust triple cheese, Monterey pepper jack cheese, smoked provolone and mozzarella cheese, and gluten-free triple cheese.

They will be taking orders until Oct. 7.

Pick up will be Oct. 18 in the social hall.

To place an order or for more information, call Corin at 610-504-4902.

Murder mystery dinner on Nov. 4

Thursday, October 4, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Kempton Fire Company, 2461 Route 143, Kempton, will be having a Roaring ’20s murder mystery dinner Nov. 4 at the fire company.

Doors open at 5 p.m. Buffet dinner at 6 p.m.

There will be a 50/50 drawing and a cash bar. Costumes are welcome.

Limited tickets include dinner and the show.

For more information, call 484-269-3490 or email