Catasauqua High School students Lauren Pluchinsky and Zach Stopay discuss a children's book with Sheckler Elementary School students recently during the school's Guest Reader Day. A group of CHS students spent the afternoon at the school reading books and interacting with students in individual classes.
Girl Scouts had a night of fun at a local roller skating rink.
Sheckler Elementary School Students of the Month for October were recognized during the Catasauqua Area School Board's Nov. 12 meeting. From left in front are Kylee Leibenguth, Hunter Reitz, Alex Sasdi and Michael Andrews; and in back are Evan Webber, Breonna Brinkley, Roxie Grille and Ryan Casey. With the students is Sheckler Principal Eric Dauberman.
Mea and Molly Allison whispered their Christmas wish lists into Santa's ears at the St. Mary's Church Holiday Breakfast Nov. 2. Mea's list included a Dream Lites pillow; Molly is hoping for one more missing front tooth, among other things. The sisters are from Northampton. See page 16 for more photos of the event.
The Business and Entrepreneurship Academy Charter High School, located at 601 East St., Easton, is now accepting pre-enrollment for the 2013-14 school year.
Current eighth- and ninth-graders are eligible to pre-enroll.
Call 610-829-2222 or visit www.busacad.org to pre-enroll.
Students are sought who are looking for a well-rounded core education with the higher level skills required to participate in the world of business and finance in the ever changing future.
The Catasauqua Borough Public Safety Committee meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.
Catasauqua Borough Zoning Hearing Board 7:30 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.
Catasauqua Borough Shade Tree Commission meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.
Catasauqua Borough Public Utilities Committee meets at 6 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.
Catasauqua Borough Public Works Committee meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.
North Catasauqua's Charotin Hose Company responded to the following calls recently.
Oct. 17, 11:30 a.m.
Charotin firefighters were dispatched with the Catasauqua Fire Department for an automatic fire alarm at Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., Catasauqua. The alarm company reported the alarm was coming from the community room. A second call from the alarm company reported steam from cooking. Firefighters arrived on location and confirmed the steam from cooking. Staff had already reset the alarm system before arrival.
Gas leak investigation
The Carbon Model Railroad Society is having open houses 7-9 p.m., Thursdays through Jan. 3, 2013, at 529 Ore St., Bowmanstown, off Route 248 north of Palmerton.
The display will also be open 1-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday the weekend of Jan. 5, 2013.
The main "HO" scale display is in various stages of completion and is an excellent learning tool.
The club's portable "HO" and "N" displays will be in operation on the second floor.
There will be new and pre-owned accessories for sale.
Admission is free.
Nativity Lutheran Church celebrates Christmas holiday.
The Colonial League recognized it recent retirees at its full member meeting at Green Pond Country Club last Wednesday morning, Dec. 5.
Recognized were: Don Harakal - Athletic Director, Southern Lehigh High School; Anthony Koury - Athletic Director, Notre Dame-Green Pond High School; Dwight Repsher - Athletic Director, Pen Argyl Area High School; Ken Fisher - Colonial League Website Coordinator, League Scheduler and League Historian, Northwestern Lehigh High School.