Parkland Press

Monday, July 22, 2019

NORTH WHITEHALL: NOVA grillin’ up some barbecued chicken

Friday, July 12, 2019 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

The Auxiliary of Northern Valley Emergency Medical Services, NOVA, will be serving barbecued chicken dinners noon to 6 p.m. on July 20.

The full-course meal includes half a chicken, corn on the cob, pickled cabbage, baked potato, dinner roll and dessert.

The meal may be enjoyed in the air-conditioned social hall or may be packaged for take out.

Reservations must be made in advance.

Call Julie at 610-262-7749 for tickets.

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NORTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP: Upper Lehigh Lions install new officers for 2019-20

Thursday, June 27, 2019 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

Members of the Upper Lehigh Lions Club had an enjoyable evening with dinner at Villa Lentini and installation of officers for 2019-20 by Past District Governor Fred Folland.

Ronald Smith is the new president, succeeding Ruthann Krause in the leadership position.

Richard Wisser and Marsha Johnston are first- and second vice presidents.

William Rabe was named secretary. Kevin Schmidt will serve as treasurer and Ronald Gabel was named assistant secretary/treasurer.

UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP: Fireworks Spectacular July 6 in Breinigsville

Thursday, June 20, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Upper Macungie Township, along with Schmoyer, Trexler and J.S Burkholder funeral homes, will host the Breinigsville Independence Day fireworks spectacular July 6 at Earl Adams Memorial Park, 8935 Breinigsville Road, Breinigsville. Rain date is July 7.

Concession stands open at 3 p.m. and WTAP TV personality Uncle Jeffery will begin broadcasting at that time.

There will be music by the Allentown Municipal Band at 7 p.m. with an old-fashioned patriotic sing-along at 8:15 p.m.

The patriotic reading will start around 9:10 p.m. with the grand fireworks spectacular at dusk.

UPPER MACUNGIE TWP: Upper Macungie to host shredding event on June 22

Thursday, June 6, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Upper Macungie Township, in partnership with certified tennis professional Brian Bleam, will host tennis clinics for all levels at Ricky Park, 5875 Ricky Ridge Trial, Orefield, and Blue Barn Park, 5770 Snowy Orchid.

Adult and junior tennis session two are scheduled for June 17 to July 17.

There is a fee to attend and registration is required.

The township and the Nanny Loft will offer a one-day safe sitter class 9:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. June 17 at the Upper Macungie Township Building, 8330 Schantz Road, Breinigsville.

NORTH WHITEHALL: Union UCC offers Sunday School adventures

Friday, May 31, 2019 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

Union United Church of Christ, Neffs, invites all children, preschool through grade five, to join some super stupendous summer vacation adventures on three Sundays at 10:30 a.m.

The first destination will be Africa, scheduled for June 9. The second will be Italy on July 21, and then to Greece on Aug. 18.

Children will travel with Director of Christian Education Kathy Bonsell and her tour guides to the different countries and learn about their culture, food, faith and music.

UPPER MACUNGIE: Upper Macungie offering dog park etiquette class

Thursday, May 23, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Upper Macungie Township, in partnership with Passion for Paws, is hosting a dog park etiquette class and fundraiser 2-3 p.m. on June 1 at Upper Macungie Park, 1625 Route 100, Fogelsville.

Proceeds go toward the maintenance of township dog parks.

A good citizen test is included in the fee for training. Seating is limited.

The township is offering a children’s business fair 5 p.m. June 7 at Lone Lane Park, 30 Lone Lane, Upper Macungie.

Young entrepreneurs can promote and sell their products at this fair and keep any revenue.

UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP: Good Will Fire Co. cooking up breakfast

Thursday, May 9, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Good Will Fire Company No. 1, Trexlertown, 7723 Hamilton Blvd., Breinigsville, is cooking up breakfast 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 12.

Breakfast includes two eggs, choice of two meats (bacon, ham, sausage or mackerel) and one to three pancakes, home fries, toast, coffee, juice and water.

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Upper Macungie Township has partnered with certified tennis professional Brian Bleam to host tennis clinics for all levels at Ricky Park, 5875 Ricky Ridge Trial, Orefield, and Blue Barn Park, 5770 Snowy Orchid, Allentown.

UPPER MACUNGIE: Ziegels Church having sale May 4

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Ziegels Church, 9990 Ziegels Church Road, Breinigsville, is having a community yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 4.

There will be baked goods and food for sale.

All proceeds go toward Wreaths Across America.

The church Mission Team is having its annual shrimp boil 4-6 p.m. May 5.

Meal includes salad, half-pound of shrimp, sausage, potato, corn on the cob, drink and dessert.

A kid’s meal includes salad, quarter-pound of shrimp, sausage, potato, half a corn on the cob, drink and dessert.

NORTH WHITEHALL: NOVA having indoor yard sale

Friday, April 19, 2019 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

The Auxiliary of Northern Valley EMS, 2375 Levans Road, Ormrod, will have an indoor yard sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 27 in the social hall.

Food will be available for purchase.

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Schnecksville Fire Company will sponsor an all-you-can-eat breakfast in the main hall from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on April 28.

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Parkland Community Library is having a new kind of fundraiser through Dan Schantz’s Greenhouse, 2031 29th St. S.W., Allentown.

UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP: Churches offering Easter activities

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Ziegels Union Church, 9990 Ziegels Church Road, Breinigsville, will have an Easter Egg Hunt for kids ages 1 through sixth grade at 2 p.m. on April 14, rain or shine.

An adult challenge course will also be offered.

Refreshments will be served in the grove following the egg hunt.

The church will observe Maundy Thursday with a Union Agape potluck meal (a form of Love Feast) 6:30 p.m. April 18 in fellowship hall.

For more information, call the church office at 610-285-6157.

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