Northwestern Press

Friday, April 19, 2019

LCA invited to attend Lynn board meeting

Thursday, April 4, 2019 by KENNETH BLEILER in Local News

Supervisor Steve Feinour again shared his displeasure over the Lehigh County Authority regarding the sewer plant.

LCA representatives are invited to the April meeting to explain the status of equivalent dwelling units available at the plant and how they will find room for any additional EDUs to hook up to the sewer system.

The plan for Madison Village Mobile Home development is being affected by the uncertain EDU situation.

In other matters, supervisors, during their...


Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Local News



·Take Off Pounds Sensibly at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Breinigsville, 10 a.m.-noon. Call 610-398-9272.

·Model Railroad Explorer Post 101 at Coplay Municipal Building, Room 201, 96 S. Fourth St., 7-9 p.m. Call 610-965-2598 or 610-262-7013.

·Al-Anon Family Support group for adult children of alcoholics and dysfunctional families at First Presbyterian Church, Tilghman St. and Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown, 7-9 p.m.; Alcoholics Anonymous meets 8-9 p...

NORTH WHITEHALL: NOVA to have bazaar, theme baskets

Thursday, April 4, 2019 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

The Auxiliary of Northern Valley EMS, NOVA, will have its annual bazaar with theme baskets from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 6.

The event features lunch, baked goods, attic treasures and theme baskets. Drawing for the baskets will be at 2 p.m.

NOVA volunteers are preparing for the Easter bread, paska, fundraiser which will offer 1- or 2-pound loaves, with or without raisins.

Call Julie at 610-262-7749 by April 10 to reserve Easter bread for pickup on April 19.


HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP Grange baking shoofly pies

Thursday, April 4, 2019 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

Like no other! Lehigh-Northampton County Grangers will get together again to bake their scrumptious, 10-inch, wet-bottom, shoofly pies.

Order by calling Elaine Hoppes at 610-767-4400.

Pies may be picked up 1-3 p.m. April 6 at the Schnecksville Grange, Route 863, Schnecksville.

Proceeds from this bake sale will benefit numerous community service projects.


Treat yourself! Heidelberg Union Church is having a cookie sale.

Order cutout cookies by the...

Slatington man is charged in multivehicle crash

Thursday, April 4, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin has announced a Slatington man was charged in relation to a multivehicle crash which occurred Dec. 2, 2018.

Nicholas Strohl, 32, of Cherry Street, Slatington, was charged with one count each of aggravated assault by vehicle while driving under the influence (of methamphetamine), a felony of the second degree; having an accident involving death or personal injury while not properly licensed, a felony of the third degree; and three counts of...

LYNN TOWNSHIP Easter Egg Hunt April 13 at Jacob’s Church

Thursday, April 4, 2019 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

Jacob’s Church, Jacksonville, Lynn Township, is having an Easter Egg Hunt 1 p.m. April 13.

There also will be an Easter message, balloon release and prizes for everyone.

Youngsters from infant through sixth grade are invited to participate.


St. Peter’s Lynnville UCC will present a Teen Challenge Choir on April 7. Teens will be singing and sharing their testimonies.

Teen Challenge provides a faith based ministry to help adults and teens struggling with...

Egg hunt on April 20

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


Jordan Evangelical Lutheran Church, Orefield, will host its annual community Easter Egg Hunt on April 20.

All children from infant up to and including sixth grade (age 12) are invited to participate.

Registration begins at 11 a.m. with the event beginning at 11:30 a.m.

There will be crafts, jellybean and candy guessing games, goody bags and complimentary snacks and water for all the kids.

The hunt will take place rain or shine. In case of bad...

Egg hunt

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


Grace Community Church, 1290 Minesite Road, Allentown, will have its annual egg hunt and activities for kids ages 1-12 at 11 a.m. April 13 at the church.

Children will be separated by age for the hunt.

Refreshments will follow after the hunt.

Resource fair on April 6

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


The annual Parkland Community Resource Fair is being offered from 9 a.m. to noon on April 6 in the cafeteria at Parkland High School, 2700 N. Cedar Crest Blvd., South Whitehall.

This resource fair will provide information and educational opportunities for all ages.

More than 38 medical, local police, townships, and various support organizations will be represented.

A MedEvac helicopter landing is scheduled for 10 a.m. conditions permitting.