Northwestern Press

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Discussion on Jan. 8, 2019

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Civil War

Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pennsylvania Inc., will host photographer Chris Heisey for a discussion titled “Photographing Our Civil War Battlefields,” Jan. 8 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center, 7736 Adrienne Drive, Fogelsville.

Heisey will share 70 of his evocative contemporary battlefield images of hallowed grounds ranging from Vicksburg, Miss., to Gettysburg. He will provide battle historical anecdotes and share his personal experiences.

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

Accepting race

Wednesday, December 26, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Registration is now open for the Pediatric Cancer Foundation of Lehigh Valley’s Ready, Set, Gold 8K Run/5K Walk to be held April 13 at the Ironton Rail Trail, Coplay.

Run begins 8:30 a.m. The 5K Walk will begin at 9 a.m. Registration and packet pickup begin 7 a.m.

Come early and check out the merchandise table and the raffle.

Visit with various characters and listen to music before the event.

Cookbook now available

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Allentown Public Library is offering an appetizing cookbook called “What’s Cooking at the Library: 100 Years of Good Taste.”

The centennial cookbook is priced to sell. For an additional fee, purchase a navy blue canvas book bag to go with the cookbook.

The spiral-bound contains 344 recipes contributed by more than 30 library employees and families.

There also is an eclectic mix of handed-down family recipes, modern dishes and tried-and-true favorites, including German potato salad, chicken divan. pork barbecue and Moravian sugar cake.

Registration on Dec. 27

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh Carbon Community College will have an enrollment day 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 27.

LCCC Student Service Center will be open to help students with admission and class registration at the main campus in Schnecksville, Donley Center, Allentown, and Morgan Center, Tamaqua.

The following services will be offered at the main campus on Dec. 27.

·Receive help with application.

·Meet with an advisor for express registration.

·Review financial aid status.

·Make tuition payment or set up payment plan.

·Visit the campus bookstore.

Events planned for January

Wednesday, December 19, 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 January 2019.

·The Ministry of St. Peter’s will be offered at 5 p.m. Jan. 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2019, at Life Tree Café, Main and Chestnut St., Parryville.

·Christ’s Kids Club for youngsters ages 4 to 11 will meet 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2019, at St. Peter’s Emerald.

·A family fun night with games, movies, refreshments and fellowship will be offered at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 25, 2019, at St. Peter’s Emerald.