Northwestern Press

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Reunion on Aug. 5

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The 99th Schneck Family Reunion will take place 1 p.m. on Aug. 5, rain or shine, at Union Evangelical Lutheran Church, 5500 Route 873, Schnecksville.

Afternoon schedule will be meeting and social time with families; 4 p.m. evening meal; followed by bingo, children games, horseshoes and volleyball.

Bring a covered dish, lawn chairs, cakes for cake walk, and bingo prizes for all ages, including children.

Hot dogs and beverages will be provided.

For more information, call Jim Schneck at 610-965-8990.

Flag disposal sites created

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


In partnership with the National Association of Counties, the National Flag Foundation and the National Sheriffs Association, Lehigh County has installed a flag retirement box, at no cost to the county, in the lobbies of the county Government Center, courthouse and both Cedarbrook South Whitehall and Fountain Hill locations. Flags should be folded respectfully before being placed in the box.

Meeting on

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Radio club

Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will hold its monthly meeting 7:30 p.m. Aug. 2 in the Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem.

The program will be “Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab” by presenter Tom Frankenfield.

Hams and others interested always are welcome.

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

Fundraiser July 21 for AID

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Kospia Farms, 2288 State St., Alburtis, in conjunction with NewsRadio 790 WAEB and Bobby Gunther Walsh, will host a family friendly fundraising event 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 21.

The event includes food, live music, activities and more with all proceeds donated to Animals in Distress, a nonprofit sanctuary for animals with little or no hope elsewhere. Animals in Distress keeps every animal admitted and provides medical care, behavioral rehabilitation, food, shelter and love until a suitable home can be found.

Workshop planned

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Penn State

Penn State Extension is offering a program on grant-writing for non-profit organizations and municipalities seeking financial support for a project from 1 – 4 p.m. Aug. 2 in Room 207 at the PSU Lehigh Valley campus, 2809 Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley.

The workshop will address how to work effectively with foundations, components of an effective proposal, evaluation strategies, and how a grant proposal is reviewed.

The program will conclude with a panel presentation of representatives from local foundations and a state elected official representative.

Bingo offered on Aug. 5

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Forgotten Felines and Fidos animal shelter, 6022 Mountain Road, Germansville, is hosting bingo Aug. 5 at Emerald Fire Company, 7748 Penn St., Slatington.

Doors open 11:30 a.m. Games start at 1 p.m.

Prizes include vintage Longaberger baskets, Pampered Chef items, Tastefully Simple treats, Thirty-One bags, Boyds Bears and more.

The event also includes a bake sale and tricky tray.

Information session

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The Penn State Extension Master Gardener program in Lehigh and Northampton Counties will be training a new class of volunteers this fall.

The program provides 40 hours of horticultural training for citizens that have an interest in gardening, a willingness to learn more and a strong desire to make a difference by volunteering in the community.

The new training program will begin on Oct. 18 and continue on subsequent Thursdays from 6-9 P.M. through March 2019.

Classes will be held at the Penn State Lehigh Valley Campus in Center Valley.