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Coplay: Yard waste pickup starts soon

The Coplay Borough sanitation department yard waste pickup begins April 9.


Coplay Cemetery Association will be returning to in-person meetings 11:45 a.m. April 18 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 18 S. Third St. Consider joining this lively team.


The fellowship committee of St. John’s Lutheran Church is planning a congregational/community lasagna dinner pickup 4-5:30 p.m. May 8. The cutoff date to order a platter is May 3.

Call Karen at 610-653-2816 to order.


The dates of the 2021 annual street sweeping are May 20 and 21.

Visit coplay.org for more information.


Samuel Owens Restaurant and Bar, 128 Chestnut St., is seeking a cook.

To apply, call 610-262-2860.


Coplay has two openings for part-time help in the public works department this summer. The jobs run May through August for 30 hours a week.

Call the borough office at 610-262-6088 to apply.

The borough is also still seeking lifeguards, a person or group to operate the Parkway Pool concession stand during 2021 and a pavilion cleaner.

Contact the borough office.


Coplay garden flags and the Coplay 150th celebration yearbooks are for sale.

Call the borough office to order.


A blanket ministry has begun at St. John’s Lutheran Church.

Call Karen at 610-653-2816 or Penny at 484-357-0825 for more information or to offer your blanket-making skills.


The Coplay Scholarship Fund Committee, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, is considering increasing its scholarship awards from $500 to $1,000. The decision will be made at the April meeting.

Founded in 2000, the CSFC has given thousands of dollars in scholarship awards to Coplay students planning to attend a university, college, technical school or police academy.

To donate or for more information, call 610-751-2745.


Wear a mask when outside, socially distance at least 6 feet, wash your hands frequently, avoid large gatherings and get a vaccine unless contraindicated.

This is for your safety and the safety of others. Help conquer COVID-19.


To have an announcement made or to share something in this column, please submit it via email to billleiner@aol.com or via text message at 610-751-2745.