Northwestern Press

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Open house is planned

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


Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley will have a spring open house 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 28 at 1988 Schadt Ave., Whitehall.

Guests are invited to a question-and-answer session to learn about Islam and Muslim culture, visit cultural stations, sample cuisine, take guided tours of the center and more.

Modest dress is requested of guests. Casual pants, jeans and long skirts are acceptable.

For information, contact

Events planned for May

Thursday, April 26, 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 May.

·A Ministry of St. Peter’s will be offered 5 p.m. May 5, 12, 19 and 26 at Life Tree Café, Main and Chestnut St., Parryville.

·There will be a grand opening of “The Redeemers Closet,” a Ministry of St. Peter’s 9 a.m.-noon May 12 in Emerald.

·The former clothing give away will now be permanently located at 4019 Main St., Slatedale in the Salem Methodist Church Building.

USS Intrepid celebrating 75th anniversary

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

Aug. 16 will mark the 75th anniversary of the commissioning of the USS Intrepid (CVS-11), the World War II-era Essex class aircraft carrier that is now home to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City.

To mark the occasion, the Intrepid Museum is putting out a coast-to-coast “all call” for former Intrepid crew members to be reunited in a special 75th Commissioning Anniversary Celebration Weekend from Aug. 16-19 on board the Intrepid.

The museum is also accepting donations of personal artifacts and memorabilia from former crew members and their families.

Group to gather

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

TORCH club

Lehigh Valley Torch Club will meet 6:30 p.m. May 3 at the Hamilton Family Restaurant, 2027 Hamilton St., Allentown.

The lecture topic will be Security Trumps Liberty.

Korematzu vs. US. was a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case concerning the constitutionality of Executive Order 9066, which ordered Japanese Americans into internment camps during World War II regardless of citizenship.

Advanced registration is required.

To inquire about the club or attending the meetings, call 484-619-3655.

Yard sale

Thursday, April 19, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Lynn TWP

Lynn Township will be holding a community yard sale 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 28 at Ontelaunee Park, 7344 Kings Highway, New Tripoli.

Responsible Recycling Services will offer electronic recycling and document shredding 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for township residents.

Fees may apply for certain items.

Spaces are available both under the pavilion and outside for a small fee.

New Tripoli Fire Company will have food available for sale.

For more information, call the township at 610-298-2645.