Northwestern Press

Monday, October 22, 2018

Friendship at core of homecoming

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by ANNA GILGOFF in Local News

Homecoming Queen Jaymi Smith and King Will Dellicker joined in the annual celebration that gathers friends from all quarters and beckons alumni to return to their alma mater.

“I wasn’t expecting it. I was pretty surprised,” Dellicker said. “I’ll remember all the friends I’ve made, years from now. Northwestern has a lot of amazing people.”

Smith and Dellicker won their crowns after seniors made their selection from the court that included Baylie Alley, Kirstin Dorney, Shante...

Albany Twp historical society opens Allemaengel Room

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

Albany Township Historical Society, Kempton, purchased Trexler Grain and Feed Warehouse in 2001.

Since then, there have been many renovations, as time and money permitted.

On Sept. 29, there was an open house to introduce the beautiful rooms to friends and members of the society.

This time, the renovation was a major undertaking with everything all fresh and new.

During the open house, Terri Keefe opened bottles of Stony Run wine and two beers from Saucony Creek...

Heidelberg Township

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

Township Manager Janice Meyers presented the first draft of the 2019 budget to Heidelberg Township supervisors at the Sept. 20 meeting. It is much like the 2018 budget, she said.

There is a $90,000 surplus some of which will pay off the Tiger mower and go toward the backhoe.

Real estate taxes will be $274,961 with earned income bringing in another $440,000. The state will provide $24,000 in Firemen’s Relief funds. Total revenue is $1,277,436.

Health insurance shows an...

Fire company events listed

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Lynnport

October

Oct. 21: Gift card bingo, 1 p.m.

For tickets call Donna at 610-217-2397 or Heather at 610-972-0381.

Oct. 26: Hoagie orders due.

To place orders, call Darryl at 610-505-2588.

November

Nov. 2: Booze and adult toy bingo, 7 p.m. Must be 21 and older to play. For tickets, call Donna at 610-217-2397 or Heather at 610-972-0381.

Nov. 4: Meat and cash bingo, 1 p.m. For tickets, call Donna at 610-217-2397 or Heather at 610-972-...

Women’s event

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Kutztown

Glory to Glory Family Church, 658 Noble St., Kutztown, is hosting a women’s conference with guest speaker Adalis Shuttlesworth 6 p.m. Oct. 12, and at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Oct. 13.

Music will be performed by Central Assembly’s Song Team.

For more information, go to g2gpa.org.

Events planned for October

Thursday, October 11, 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 October.

·Ministry of St. Peter’s will be offered at 5 p.m. Oct. 13, 20 and 27 at Life Tree Café, Main and Chestnut St., Parryville.

·Christ’s Kids Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. on Oct. 17, 24 and 31 at St. Peter’s, Emerald.

·The Redeemers Closet, a Ministry of St. Peter’s will be open 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 13 for free clothing at 4019 Main St., Slatedale, in...

WEISENBERG TOWNSHIP Mei Liewe Freind,

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by MARY BITTNER HENRY in Columns

Heeser Summer, kalder Winder. Hot summer, cold winter.

Wann die Schof en dicker Belz hen, gebt’s en hadder Winder. If the sheep have heavy fleece, there will be a hard winter.

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Weisenberg Lowhill Township Historical Society, 4585 Werleys Corner Road, New Tripoli, will open its doors 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 13 for use its genealogy library.

Wi-Fi is available, so bring a laptop. If you do not have one, help will be available.

Bring a bag lunch and beverage...