Northwestern Press

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Dances planned at the grange

Thursday, April 12, 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.

Help chase away winter April 15

Thursday, April 12, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Chase away winter at the Austreibungsfest sponsored by the German American Union.

It will be held at the Germansville Fire Hall on Sunday, April 15, 3 to 7p.m. Music for dancing and entertainment will be by the Joe Kroboth Duo.

A German-style Vesper or light lunch includes Karl Ehmer Wurst and bottomless beverages. Lunch will be prepared and served by A&L Catering.

For advance tickets or more information call 610-767-6981.

Yard sale

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Lynn Township

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 be offering electronic recycling and document shredding 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for Lynn 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.

Any questions or for more information, call the township at 610-298-2645.

Two-day farmers’

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh County Conservation District and the Centers for Dairy and Beef Excellence announces its first 2018 “Healthy Farms and Healthy Animals, Healthy Water: Planning for Sustainability” series of workshops from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on April 25 and May 2 at the Lehigh County Agricultural Building, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall.

Workshops are geared toward the agricultural community and strive to educate landowners and livestock farmers to become compliant with Pennsylvania’s environmental regulations.

Concert on

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The Allentown Band will give 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 building.

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