Northwestern Press

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Tree climbing

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

Penn State

The Penn State Extension Tree Climbing School will be holding an intensive three-day class designed to teach the fundamentals of safe tree climbing and maintenance 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 7-9 at Cedar Beach Park, 2600 Parkway Blvd., Allentown.

Major emphasis will be placed on learning the skills required to climb and prune trees.

Dances planned at the grange

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


Trexlertown Grange, 1183 Grange Road, Wescosville, across Route 222 from Walmart, will have a monthly Saturday night concert and dance featuring The Honky-Tonk Dukes, playing live classic country music and ’50s rock ’n’ roll.

The dance will be from 7-10 p.m. on the last Saturday of every month, starting April 28 at the grange.

All ages are welcome to attend. There is an entry fee at the door.

Snacks will be provided. Bring a potluck dish.

Concert on April 22

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


The Allentown Band will present a special concert 3 p.m. April 22 at the historic Zion’s Reformed United Church of Christ, 622 W. Hamilton St., Allentown.

This unique program was created by conductor Ronald Demkee to coincide with the special exhibit “Last One In: American Ideals in Conflict with American Attitudes,” on immigration at the Liberty Bell Museum, which is housed within the church.

The exhibit will feature editorial cartoons about each wave of immigrants to America.

Group to meet

Thursday, April 19, 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.

Group to meet on May 1

Thursday, April 19, 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.

Events planned for May

Thursday, April 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 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.