Northwestern Press

Monday, October 16, 2017

New group begins Sept. 28

Thursday, September 21, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Asbury United Methodist Church, 1533 Springhouse Road, South Whitehall, is hosting a small group called, Starting Point, led by Pastor Eric Yeakel 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays for eight weeks beginning Sept. 28.

Starting Point is for those with questions about faith and those who want to learn more about the Bible and Christianity.

To register, email

For more information, visit or call 610-398-2577.

Hurricane relief fundraiser

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Jaindl Farms

To aid in the relief efforts of those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Jaindl Farms and A-TREAT are having a hurricane relief turkey sale, donating 100 percent of all sales to the Red Cross Hurricane Relief Fund.

Lehigh Valley residents may purchase Jaindl Farms Fresh Grade A turkeys (10-16 pounds), Frozen Turkey Breasts (4-16 pounds) and A-Treat Soda by the case (12 ounce cans) in support of the millions of Americans affected by recent hurricanes devastating Texas, Florida and surrounding states.

Kempton church having 5K walk

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

New bethel

New Bethel Church, 135 New Bethel Church Road, Kempton, will have a 5k Walk/Run along the rural roads in the community. The 5K will take place Sept. 30 at the church. Participants may register the day of the race from 8-8:45 a.m. Race begins 9 a.m. The first 100 to register will receive a swag bag from race sponsors.

All proceeds from the race will benefit the church and Beth’s Gifts Children’s Memorial Fund which aids children and families suffering from cancer. The late Beth Kleibscheidel, a parishioner at the church, lost her life to cancer.

Vin etching

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


The Lehigh County Auto Theft Task Force in conjunction with AAA East Central will be holding a free vehicle identification number etching event 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 26 at the AAA East Central location, 2072 Downyflake Lane, Allentown

The event is open to all vehicle owners in Lehigh County.

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

The process does not harm the windows and doesn’t detract from the appearance of the vehicle.

Fiber festival

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh Valley

The Lehigh Valley Fiber Festival will take place 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Sept. 23 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 24 at Wildlands Conservancy Pool Wildlife Sanctuary, 3701 Orchid Place, Emmaus.

The “From Farm to Finish” theme will be highlighted via a variety of indoor and outdoor exhibition spaces designed to show how locally produced and sourced wools, fibers and natural materials can be transformed into an amazing blend of decorative and functional wares, unique apparel and more.