Catasauqua Press

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Learn from local volunteers

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

fresh air fund

Join your East Penn volunteer leaders 1-4 p.m. April 1, at the grand reopening of the Sweet and Sassy Salon, located within The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley, 3045 Center Valley Pkwy, Ste. 104, Center Valley, to learn more about The Fresh Air Fund’s Friendly Towns Program.

Local volunteers will share their experiences hosting New York City children and can answer any questions. Sweet and Sassy Salon will be providing all event guests with free hair makeovers, limo rides, sweet treats, dancing and singing.

Karen M. Sipos

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

foster parent

Karen M. Sipos, 71, of North Catasauqua, died March 15, 2017. She was the wife of George T. Sipos for 52 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Dorothea R. (Rabenold) Edmonds.

She and her husband were foster parents for many years for children from the Wiley House, Bethlehem.

She was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.


An attempted theft from a vehicle occurred in the 400 block of Pine Street.

In the 500 block of Second Street, a dispute between a mother and son occurred, police said.


Suspicious activity in the 600 block of South 14th Street was reported to police. The case was forwarded to the auto theft task force.

In the 600 block of Third Street, police investigated a theft report.

Police sought vehicle repossession information in the 300 block of Walnut Street.

College corner

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by The Press in

Reynolds earns Phi Beta Kappa

Hamilton College

Codi C. Reynolds, daughter of Linda and Herman Reynolds of Whitehall, was recently elected to the Epsilon Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at Hamilton College. Reynolds, a senior majoring in Asian studies and comparative literature, is a graduate of Whitehall High School.

Phi Beta Kappa, which established a chapter at Hamilton in 1870, is the oldest and most prestigious honor society in the country. Students are elected to membership in recognition of their exceptional academic achievement in fulfilling the goals and purposes of the college.


Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.


A report of a large group of individuals trespassing brought officers to West 10th Street.

Police responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian in the 1200 block of Newport Avenue.


Officers were called to the 1000 block of Main Street to investigate a report of a man causing a disturbance.


A report of a suspicious man brought police to the 1500 block of Newport Avenue.

Directory now available

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


The free Pennsylvania Campground Owners Association’s Campground Directory is now available.

The magazine lists 229 campgrounds and RV resorts in Pennsylvania and is a must for all RVers and tenters.

The directory divides the state into eight geographic areas with maps, color coding and detailed facility listings for PCOA member campgrounds within each area.

Each of the 229 members of the association is listed with the name, mailing address, phone numbers, access directions, number of sites and listing of facilities.