Northwestern Press

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5K Run/Walk

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

N. Whitehall

The Ironton Rail-Trail 5K Run/Walk, presented by Emmaus Run Inn and Ironton Rail Trail, will take place June 10 at the athletic fields, North Whitehall.

Walkers will start at 9:30 a.m. and runners begin at 10 a.m.

Race day registration is from 8-9:30 a.m.

Awards include overall male and female, first through third place, and male and female runners in each age group.

Advance registration may be done at brynmawrrunningco.com under events and races.

Group to meet on June 5

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Civil War

Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pennsylvania Inc., will host Dennis Frye, author, chief historian at Harper’s Ferry National Historical Park for a discussion titled “September Suspense: Lincoln’s Union in Peril” June 5 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 May 31. Reservations are not required for just the program.

There is a fee for both the dinner and program.

Group to meet on June 7

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Radio club

Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will meet 7:30 p.m. on June 7 in the Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem.

The program will be “E-M-E for the Small Station” presented by Skip/W1PV and Howard/AE3T.

Ham radio operators and others interested in ham radio are welcome to attend.

For more information, go to dlarc.org or call 610-432-8286.

Safety seat inspections

Thursday, May 17, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

CETRONIA

The Emmaus Police Department will have a child passenger safety technician at Cetronia Ambulance Corps, 4300 Broadway, South Whitehall, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. June 20 to check child restraint systems for proper installation.

To schedule an appointment, call 610-967-3113.

WEISENBERG

Weisenberg Lowhill Township Historical Society, 4585 Werleys Corner Road, New Tripoli, is having a multifamily yard and bake sale from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. May 26.

Bring a nonperishable food item to support Christ’s Church at Lowhill Food Pantry.

Refreshments will be available.

Senior fair

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Allentown

State Reps. Peter Schweyer, D-22nd, and Mike Schlossberg, D-132nd, will host a senior fair from 9 a.m. to noon May 18 at the East Side Youth Center, 1140 E. Clair St., Allentown.

The senior fair will feature health and wellness screenings, as well as information about various state and federal programs.

Coffee and donuts will be available.

No reservations needed to attend.

Hays lecture on May 19

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

museum

Jill Youngken, chief curator/assistant director of the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown, will present a slide-lecture at the museum titled “The Making of a General: The Life of General Anna Mae V. McCabe Hays of Allentown” at 1 p.m. May 19.

Brigadier General Anna Mae V. McCabe Hays, USA, who died earlier this year, was the first woman General in U.S. military history.

She graduated from what is now William Allen High School.

Safety seat checks May 17

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

S. Whitehall

South Whitehall Township police will be conducting a National Seat Check 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 17 at Target, 1600 N. Cedar Crest Blvd., in Crest Plaza shopping mall.

Certified child passenger safety technicians will be on hand to check car seats for proper installation and advise parents and caregivers how to choose the right car seats and install them properly in their vehicles.