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Coplay police

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Woman assaulted

Coplay Police on Monday reported an investigation has begun into an alleged assault of a woman.

A Bethlehem resident told police she was at the Gin Mill, Northampton, with other persons following a wedding. She and others then car pooled to an address in the unit block of South Second Street, police said.

On arriving at the address, the woman said, one of the women in the vehicle began pulling her hair, police said.

The woman told police she does not know the name of her assailant.

Fire reported


Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Holiday House Tour Dec. 4, 5

A variety of area residences will be featured in The Swain School's 43rd annual Holiday House Tour Dec. 4 and 5.

Participants can enjoy the tour via a bus or luxury coach, or a self-guided, 'drive it yourself' option. The Holiday House Tour also includes the Swain Holiday Boutique as well as a pick-a-prize raffe, children's raffle and bake sale.

On Dec. 5, the houses are open for a self-guided tour between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Participants can also enjoy a luncheon at the school 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., served by Swain's Class of 2013 in formal attire.

Theresa "Palfey" M. Greitzer

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

former weaver

Theresa "Palfey" M. Greitzer, of North Catasauqua, died Nov. 7, 2012, at L.V. Hospice, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Nicholas A. Greitzer Jr.

Born in Ashley, she was a daughter of the late John and Anna (Baker) Palfey.

She was a weaver for the former Hess and Goldsmith Silk Mill.

She was a member of St. Andrew's Catholic Church, North Catasauqua.

She is survived by a daughter, Patricia of North Catasauqua; two nieces, Madeline Mooney of Washington, N.J., and Mary Ann Canning of Allentown; a great-niece, Carol Kemp; nieces; and nephews.

North Catasauqua police

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.


· Officers responded to a civil matter in the 1000 block of Howertown Road.

· A vehicle fire brought police to the 400 block of Arch Street.


· A report of a careless driver brought officers to the 200 block of Eugene Street.


· Officers assisted EMS in the 1100 block of Front Street.

· Police responded to a report of a missing person in the 1000 block of Howertown Road.

Driver's Ed

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

IU offering classes

Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit 21 is offering driver's education theory classes and behind-the-wheel training for qualified high school students, Catasauqua and other Lehigh County schools.

The goal of the Student Driver Education program is to teach young people to be safe and responsible drivers.

To achieve this goal, Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit offers online driving theory instruction and behind-the-wheel Instruction as part of its driver education services.