Catasauqua Press

Thursday, November 23, 2017
PRESS PHOTOS BY TINAMARIE MARTINCarmen and Paul Sefick Jr. and their daughter, Angelina, of Allentown, dress as superheros during North Catasauqua’s trick-or-treat night Oct. 27. PRESS PHOTOS BY TINAMARIE MARTINCarmen and Paul Sefick Jr. and their daughter, Angelina, of Allentown, dress as superheros during North Catasauqua’s trick-or-treat night Oct. 27.
Isabella and Isaliyah Coll and Dalia Orti, all of Catasauqua, dress to impress during the borough’s trick or treat. Isabella and Isaliyah Coll and Dalia Orti, all of Catasauqua, dress to impress during the borough’s trick or treat.

North Catasauqua: Catty Seniors Plus meets early

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Catty Seniors Plus will meet Nov. 15, earlier in the month than normal, due to the Thanksgiving holiday. The speaker this month is Inge Mattel, a clinical nurse liaison. She will be speaking on winter health. Doors open noon, with the program beginning 1 p.m., at the Slovak Center Social Club, 1223 Fifth St.

Meetings are open to everyone 55 years or older.

Members are collecting items for Catasauqua Food Bank.

A sign-up sheet will be available for Catasauqua Lions Club’s annual dinner in December and/or the Catty Seniors Plus Christmas party.

A casino bus trip is planned for Nov. 24, and the bus is full. To be put on a substitute list for the trip in case of a cancellation, call Nancy Matika at 610-360-6543.

There are a few seats available for the dinner show trip Dec. 12 to Hunterdon Hills Playhouse in Hampton, N.J. Call Nancy Matika to reserve your seat.

For all other information, call Dorothy Vassa at 610-264-2853.

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New lighted snowflake ornaments to be placed on utility poles along borough streets are available for sponsorships for the 2017 Christmas season. Individuals, families, organizations or businesses can sponsor a holiday snowflake. The opportunity is open to residents, nonresidents and former residents. A plastic plaque will be attached to each snowflake with the name of the sponsor.

For information about the cost, call 610-264-1504 or email the North Catasauqua Betterment Committee at NCataCentennial@aol.com. The betterment committee will pay the cost of the PPL electrical hookup for each new snowflake.

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The North Catasauqua Betterment Committee would like to thank everyone who helped make the 11th annual Best of North Catasauqua AutumnFest a success.

Thank you to all the businesses that sponsored the activities, the halupki contest, the kids’ pie-eating contest and the band, as well as the businesses that donated prizes for the raffle.

Also, thank you to the borough public works, police and fire departments and the borough organizations and borough office staff for their assistance.

And finally, thanks to the many volunteers who donated their time to help the event run smoothly and to the community for attending this annual event.