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SkillsUSA officers are named

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

Lehigh Career & Technical Institute recently welcomed the 2016-17 lineup of Skills-USA officers.

The students, who represent a variety of sending high schools and career and technical education programs, were recognized at pinning ceremonies recently.

Among the officers is a student from Catasauqua High School.

SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce.

It provides educational programs, events and competitions that support career and technical education in the nation’s classrooms.

Rizzo to run for 15th seat

Thursday, October 6, 2016 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Paul Rizzo, 15th Congressional candidate, has announced he has achieved ballot access for the November election to run against incumbent Republican Charlie Dent and Democrat Rick Daugherty.

Rizzo is the first Libertarian to run for this seat since 2004, when Richard J. Piotrowski ran.

Rizzo said he is looking forward to bringing the message of limited government, less taxes and more personal freedom to the 2016 election.

A resident of Hanover Township, he is married and has two children.

K-9 Judge seeks your vote

Thursday, August 11, 2016 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Allentown Fire Department’s K-9 Judge is a finalist in the 2016 American Hero Dog contest.

A 7-year-old yellow Labrador retriever, he joined the department in 2011. Fire Chief Lee Laubach is Judge’s handler.

State Farm’s Arson Dog Scholarship program donated Judge to the city. He is the first State Farm Arson Dog in city history and was the first in either Pennsylvania or New Jersey in several years.

Judge already has been designated as Hero Dog in the arson category. He is now vying with seven other dogs for top honors from American Humane Association.

House tour features historic borough homes

Thursday, June 16, 2016 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Historic Catasauqua Preservation Association’s historic house and garden tour will be held 1-5 p.m. June 26. The self-guided tour highlights some of the beautiful homes and mansions in Catasauqua’s Historic Districts and beyond. There are also several re-purposed historic properties that have been restored and converted to new uses in conjunction with Catasauqua’s revitalization of the F. L. Smidth property, now called the Iron Works project on Front Street. There are a dozen homes all featuring original architecture, including Queen Anne, Victorian, Georgian and Federal styles.

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Thursday, June 16, 2016 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Historic Catasauqua Preservation Association’s historic house and garden tour will be held 1-5 p.m. June 26. The self-guided tour highlights some of the beautiful homes and mansions in Catasauqua’s Historic Districts and beyond. There are also several re-purposed historic properties that have been restored and converted to new uses in conjunction with Catasauqua’s revitalization of the F. L. Smidth property, now called the Iron Works project on Front Street. There are a dozen homes all featuring original architecture, including Queen Anne, Victorian, Georgian and Federal styles.

Man charged with burglaries in Lehigh, Northampton counties

Thursday, May 26, 2016 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

A 24-year-old man has been charged with breaking into multiple homes, some of which were occupied, during a four-day period in Lehigh and Northampton counties.

Andrew Patrick Miller, who has no current address, was charged May 19 after an investigation by a detective with Lehigh County District Attorney’s Auto Theft Task Force.