The Catasauqua Area School Board recognized Sheckler Elementary School students of the month for January at its Feb. 5 board meeting. In the front row, from left, are Kelsea Warren, Kaylee Monahan and Elizabeth Cordon. In back are Rayanna Johnson, Ciani Vassa, Ty Reitz and Hope Miller. With the students is Sheckler Principal Eric Dauberman.
Lehigh County Commissioner Dr. Percy H. Dougherty will be seeking another term to represent District 2 on the nine person board. The district covers Lower Macungie, Upper Macungie, Alburtis and South Whitehall.
Dougherty, 69, is a resident of Shepherd Hills and a retired Kutztown University professor. He has a doctoral degree in physical geography and geology from Boston University with a specialization in water resources and limestone landforms. He taught courses in environmental studies, planning, landforms, aerial photography, field techniques and Latin America.
Klobosits earns dean's list recognition
Caitlin Klobosits of Coplay has been named to the fall 2012 dean's list at Mansfield University.
To be named to the dean's list, a student must be attending the university full-time and attain at least a 3.5 GPA for the semester.
residents named to dean's list
Danielle K. Fatzinger of North Catasauqua and Stephen M. Wetherhold of Catasauqua were recently named to the McDaniel College dean's list for the fall 2012 semester.
The Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.
· A report of truancy brought officers to Whitehall High School, 3800 Mechanicsville Road.
· Officers assisted EMS in the 3500 block of Limestone Drive.
· Police responded to a report of a vehicle dented in the 1100 block of North 12th Street.
· Officers were called to the 2100 block of Main Street for a harassment complaint.
· A report of loud noise brought police to the unit block of Maryland Circle.
Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.
· Officers responded to a protection-from-abuse order violation in the 200 block of Edward Lane.
· Officers assisted EMS in the 500 block of Race Street.
· A report of a motor vehicle crash brought police to the 200 block of Peach Street.
· A report of harassment brought officers to the 100 block of South 14th Street.
· Police responded to a protection-from-abuse order request in the 200 block of Edward Lane.
The meeting for St. Andrews Young at Heart has been changed for the month of March because of the Easter holidays. The meeting will be held Wednesday, March 20, instead of March 27 in the church basement. Enter by the side door of the church off the parking lot. The church is located at the corner of Eugene and Third. streets. The parking lot is at the rear of the church.
There will be no casino trip in March. Trips to Mohegan Sun are scheduled for April 5 and 26. The bus will leave at 10 a.m. from the church.
Jessica Demarchis, left, of Catasauqua teaches neighbors Laurie Lebo, center, and Kris German, both of Upper Macungie Township, all about Cutco Cutlery at the Home Show at Ag Hall in Allentown last month.
Holy Trinity Orthodox Catholic Church, 1023 Fifth St., North Catasauqua, is taking orders for fresh kielbasa for Easter. There is a per-pound cost. Deadline to order is Wednesday, March 20.
To order, call 610-395-5737. Pickup will be Friday afternoon, March 29, after 4 p.m. at the church.
Lawyer and Democrat Juan P. Camacho has announced his candidacy for a seat on the Lehigh County Board of Commissioners.
He seeks a seat in District 3, which includes East and South Side Allentown, West Bethlehem, Catasauqua, Fountain Hill and Hanover Township.
"The people of District 3 should support a candidate who represents their interests and believes that only by working together, and setting ideology aside, can we secure a better tomorrow for our county." Camacho said. "This is my home and I want to make sure it is a better place for all."