Northwestern Press

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Orefield resident awarded $2,500 medical scholarship

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

The Lehigh County Medical Auxiliary’s Scholarship and Educational Fund of $2,500 was awarded to Patrick J. Collins by The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society.

Collins, a fourth-year medical student at the University of South Florida College of Medicine, is the son of J. John and Michele Collins of Orefield.

After countless experiences, Collins has concluded his central drive to become an emergency physician is the gratifying feeling he is making a difference.


LOWHILL TOWNSHIP: Christ’s Church at Lowhill penny party on April 20

Thursday, April 12, 2018 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Christ’s Church at Lowhill, 4695 Lowhill Church Road, New Tripoli, will be having a spring penny party April 20.

Doors open 5:30 p.m. Game starts at 7 p.m.

Bring loose change for a night of fun and fellowship.

Food will be available for purchase.

The church is accepting orders until April 15 for its hoagie sale.

Pick up will be between 5-7 p.m. April 25 in the social room.

Hoagies include a choice of Italian, ham and cheese, turkey, roast beef, tuna...


Thursday, April 12, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

Humble and Proud

Humble: modest, respectful

Proud: honored, gratified

Regarding my gift of writing:

I am “humble” for my ‘task’ God bestowed,

Although I’ll never know why;

As words continue to flow into my mind,

I’m very “proud”

that I can comply.

When I sit down to write,

words hang in thin air;

I don’t even take time to think,

When, suddenly,

words just appear.

I’ve had this “affliction” for...

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.

Kitten Kapers

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


Forgotten Felines and Fidos, 6022 Mountain Road, Germansville, will have Kitten Kapers adoptions noon-4 p.m. April 14 at the shelter.

Adopt a kitten, adult cat or foster one.

To adopt that day, vet records from past pets would be helpful in completing the adoption.

For more information, call 610-760-9009.

To adopt any other day, call Therese at 610-248-7399.

Golf outing

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


Greenleaf Lodge 561 F.&A.M. will be hosting its 28th annual Stanley H. Roth Master’s Golf Tournament May 19 at the Allentown Municipal Golf Course

The day’s activities include: 7 a.m. registration with coffee and doughnuts, 7:20 a.m. putting contest, 8 a.m. shotgun start (rain or shine).

Immediately following the four-person scramble golf tournament there will be a luncheon at the Allentown Municipal Pavilion.

There is a fee per golfer. If payment is...

Pie sale on April 21

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


Lehigh-Northampton Pomona Grange is having a 10-inch wet bottom shoofly pie sale April 21.

Pick up is between 1-3 p.m. at Schnecksville Grange Hall, 5322 Route 873, Schnecksville.

To place orders, call 610-767-4400.

Proceeds support various community service projects of the grange.

Offering meal

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

Outreach group

The Shared Outreach Group of Mt. Zion Lutheran and New Jerusalem Zion UCC Churches is hosting a Shared Abundance Community Meal 5:30-7 p.m. April 25 at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, 1343 Long Lane Road, Krumsville.

This free meal is open to everyone in the community.

For more information, call 610-756-6210.