Catasauqua Press

Monday, July 22, 2019

Happenings

Monday, July 1, 2019 by The Press in Columns

JULY 1

• Half-price sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at Catasauqua Community Thrift Shop, 113 Bridge St. The sale will continue until July 6 during regular business hours.

• Free community lunch, 11 a.m., at Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., Catasauqua

• Do-it-yourself paper lantern planets (for teens), 2 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information and registration (required): 610-262-7537

• Movie: “Spaceballs,” 5-7 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

Northampton County senior menus

Saturday, June 29, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610 - 829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit https://www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx.

Wednesday, June 26: Breaded pork chop, grilled cabbage and noodles, fresh Waldorf salad, wheat bread w/margarine, lemon cooler cookie.

Thursday, June 27: Apple juice, beer battered haddock w/tartar sauce, rice pilaf, succotash, wheat bread w/margarine, cantaloupe.

Friday, June 28: Cranberry juice, smoked turkey, salami and provolone on a bun /mustard, cucumber /sour cream salad, ambrosia.

Lehigh County senior menus

Saturday, June 29, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610 - 782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, June 26: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, spinach, fruit cocktail.

Thursday, June 27: Meatball sub, Capri blend vegetables, berry crisp.

Friday, June 28: Chicken Caesar salad, Mandarin oranges.

Monday, July 1: Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, roll, cottage cheese and berries.

Tuesday, July 2: Oven baked chicken legs, roasted potatoes, mixed vegetables, roll, melon.

Wednesday, July 3: Roast pork w/ sauerkraut, carrots, mashed potatoes, roll, baked apples.

Thursday, July 4: Centers closed.

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Saturday, June 29, 2019 by The Press in Focus

“Party” at The Peak: Gretchen Wilson, above, and Jessie G. are in concert, 8 p.m. June 29, Penn’s Peak, Jim Thorpe. Doors open at 6 p.m. Wilson, born in Pocahontas, Ill., has charted 13 singles on the Billboard country charts, including “Redneck Woman” (No. 1), “Here for the Party” (No. 3), “When I Think About Cheatin’” (No. 4) and “Homewrecker” (No. 2), all from her debut album, “Here for the Party” (2004), which sold five million copies. Her albums include “All Jacked Up” (2005) and “One of the Boys” (2007).

Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by The Press in Local News

JUNE

THURSDAY 27

Hanover Township (Lehigh County) Zoning Commission meets 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 2202 Grove Road.

JULY

MONDAY 1

Catasauqua Borough Recreation Committee meets 6 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.

Catasauqua Borough Council meets 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.

North Catasauqua Borough Council meets 7 p.m. in the borough building, 1066 Fourth St.

WEDNESDAY 3

Hanover Township (Lehigh County) Council meets 7:30 p.m. in the township building, 2202 Grove Road.

Richard R. Hamscher

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

baseball coach in Coplay

Richard “Dick” R. Hamscher, 85, of Coplay, died June 17, 2019, at St. Luke’s Hospice, Lower Saucon Township. He was the husband of Marie (Deutsch) Hamscher for 61 years.

Born in Emmaus, he was a son of the late Russell and Irene (Miller) Hamscher.

He was a 1951 Emmaus High School graduate, where he was a multisport athlete.

He was an U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.

He worked for Coca-Cola and the Tasty Baking Company. He signed a professional baseball contract.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 10

A driver was cited in the 200 block of Race Street.

A theft from a vehicle took place in the 600 block of St. John Street.

In the 200 block of Howertown Road, police assisted a citizen who fell.

Officers marked vehicles in the 500 block of Pine Street.

A driver was cited and the vehicle towed in the 200 block of Race Street.

Police assisted Lehigh County Adult Probation at Pyramid Healthcare, 124 Bridge St.

A dispute between family members occurred on Covington Place.