Catasauqua Press

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 7

In the 300 block of School Street, a theft from an unlocked vehicle occurred.

A neighbor issue took place in the 300 block of Church Street.

A hit and run was investigated on Stonewood Place.

On Front Street, a driver was cited.

An animal complaint in the 400 block of Circle Drive was investigated. The dog was returned to its owner.

OCT. 8

Police said a child custody issue occurred in the 400 block of Faith Drive.

Event to be held in Catasauqua

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Disability resource fair

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-133rd, is hosting a disability resource fair 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 26 at Suburban North Family YMCA, 880 Walnut St., Catasauqua.

The event will feature vendors and organizations with programs and services available to disabled veterans.

“My resource fair is about bringing necessary products and services together under one roof for the community of people with disabilities, their families, caregivers, seniors and health care professionals,” McNeill said.

College Corner

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by The Press in

Stezelberger wins gold at SkillsUSA


Christian Stezelberger, of Slatington, recently participated in the SkillsUSA Championships. This event, by invitation only, was for first-place state medalists in 102 competition areas for career and technical students. It is the largest skill competition in the world. Stezelberger was a competitor in the Industrial Motor Control competition and won the gold first-place medal.

Weight management cooking class is Nov. 12

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Penn State Extension

Penn State Extension invites you to learn how to better manage your weight through healthy eating as part of its Let’s Cook with Penn State Extension cooking class series.

Let’s Cook for Weight Management will take place 5:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at Catasauqua Municipal Complex, 90 Bridge St. This hands-on cooking class will teach participants how to use a variety of ingredients to make healthy meals and how to eat fewer calories while still feeling satisfied.


Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

It’s crunch time: Educate yourself on candidates’ viewpoints

Voter turnout in 2018 was up in every county across the state compared to the last midterm election, increasing from 43 percent in 2014 to 58 percent last year, according to a Department of State analysis by Keystone Crossroads data.

The numbers in Lehigh and Northampton counties were just under that average.

In Lehigh County, 126,844 ballots were cast. Registered voters totaled 232,880. Voter turnout: 54.47 percent

Northampton County logged 116,860 ballots and 209,313 registered voters. Voter turnout: 55.83 percent

Public Library of Catasauqua: Library programs — some familiar, some brand new

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Boo! Yes, it’s that time again. Join us at the library for our third annual spooktacular event 6 p.m. Oct. 28.

Those awesome storytellers, Ingrid Bohn and Karen Maurer from Lehigh Valley Storytelling Guild, will be with us once again. The storytelling starts with family-friendly stories that lead into some chills and thrills for an older audience. Younger folks will have their own fun with stories just for them in the children’s room. Come in costume!

On Oct. 31, the library will have treats for everyone 2-5:30 p.m.