Northwestern Press

Monday, June 18, 2018

Good Will Fire Company has 61st awards banquet

Thursday, June 7, 2018 by LOU WHEELAND in Local News

Good Will Fire Company No. 1, Trexlertown, and the Ladies Auxiliary, recently celebrated their 61st annual awards banquet.

The event took place at the Copeechan Fish and Game Club, Schnecksville, in order to give members a break from doing the work at their own station.

Following dinner, awards were given to members of both organizations whose commitment to the mission of the fire department were exemplary.

Michelle Conley-Ellerman received the Ladies Auxiliary Member of...

LOWHILL TOWNSHIP: Christ’s Church celebrating summer with Lowhill Live

Thursday, June 7, 2018 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Christ’s Church at Lowhill, 4695 Lowhill Church Road, New Tripoli, is having a hoagie sale.

Choose from Italian, ham and cheese, turkey, roast beef, tuna and veggie hoagies made by Thomson’s Meat Market, Walnutport.

Orders are due by June 10. Pick up is from 5-7 p.m. June 20 in the social hall.

To order, call Karla at 484-357-3426.

Unplug this summer at Lowhill Live, a faith, family and fun weekly gathering led by Pastor Chris Cocca for children and families, from...

New Hampshire firefighter pedals for Project Hero

Thursday, June 7, 2018 by LOU WHEELAND in Local News

Cetronia Fire Department was the overnight host ON May 9 for a volunteer firefighter from Sandown, N.H.

However, unlike most visiting firefighters, Jerry Lachance didn’t arrive by car, fire truck or any motorized apparatus.

He instead arrived on his bicycle in the midst of a 2,800 mile ride from Miami, Fla., to Canada.

Lachance, a Vietnam veteran, is raising funds for Project Hero, a California-based nonprofit dedicated to raising money to support veterans and first...


Thursday, June 7, 2018 by MARY BITTNER HENRY in Columns

Deel Leit hen ken Hann. Wammer ihne paar Droppe Oxeblut uff die Schtann dropse daed, greechde sie Hanner. Some people have no brains. If you dropped some ox blood on their foreheads, they’d get horns.

Wammer me Mensch eppes aanaeht wanner’s aahot, naeht mer’m Druwwel aa. You will sew on trouble if you mend any garment while it is being worn.


Ziegels Church, 9990 Ziegels Church Road, Breinigsville, is offering Family Friendly Services 6 p.m. Saturdays beginning June...

5K Run/Walk

Thursday, June 7, 2018 by The Press in Local News

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 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 under events and races...