RIGHT: Carol Williams of Catasauqua holds up Saturday morning's catch of fish as she and her brother, J.B. Williams of Danielsville, fished the banks of the Jordan Creek off Mickley Road in Whitehall. Many area anglers came out Saturday for the opening day of trout season.
A residence the 2000 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, Hanover Township, Lehigh County, was recently burglarized.
Police said someone gained entry to the residence between Jan. 19 and 20 through the back door and attempted to open the door by breaking a window pane. The suspect subsequently forced the locked rear door open.
Jewelry, a safe and $80 were stolen, police said.
Police were called Feb. 9 to investigate a report of terroristic threats in the 7400 block of Tanglewood Road, East Allen Township.
Charotin Hose Company volunteers hosted a dinner and bingo fundraiser in North Catasauqua.
· Historic Catasauqua Preservation Association 100th Anniversary Celebration of Old Home Week kick-off meeting – 7 p.m., St. Paul's Fellowship Hall, 417 Howertown Road, Catasauqua. Information: www.cattyohw2014.com or www.hcpa.org, Deb Mellish at 610-231-0603 or Barbara Schlegel at 610-264-1466.
· AARP Chapter 3115 meeting – noon, American Club of Coplay, 300 Cherry St. Information: 610-395-2810.
Thursday, April 4: Elem.–Fish sticks, french fries, baked beans, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S.–Lasagna, garlic bread (whole grain), assorted fresh fruit, steamed corn, baby carrots, milk. H.S.–Lasagna, garlic bread (whole grain), assorted fresh fruit, steamed corn, baby carrots, side salad, milk.
Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.
· A report of fraud brought police to the unit block of Union Street.
· Officers responded to a suspicious person in the 100 block of Race Street.
· A report of a suspicious vehicle brought police to the 200 block of Lehigh Street.
· Officers were called to the 400 block of Milton Street to investigate a report of a dispute among juveniles.
· Police responded to a report of a theft from a vehicle in the 600 block of South 14th Street.
North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.
· A report of a street light out brought police to Berk and Locust streets.
· Officers responded to a domestic call in the 1000 block of Fifth Street.
· A motor vehicle crash brought police to Fourth and Liberty streets.
· Police responded to a report of harassment in the 1000 block of Howertown Road.
· A report of a suspicious vehicle brought officers to the 1100 block of Front Street.
· Officers assisted EMS in the 300 block of Grove Street.
Catasauqua Borough Planning and Zoning Committee meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.
Catasauqua Borough Recreation Committee meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.
Catasauqua Borough Authority meets at 7:30 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.
Catasauqua Area School Board meets at 7 p.m. in the administration office board room at 251 N. 14th Street.
North Catasauqua Borough Council meets at 7 p.m. in the borough building, 1066 Fourth St.
The Catasauqua Shade Tree Commission will hold its annual Arbor Day Celebration on Saturday, April 27, at 10 a.m. at the Catasauqua Park, large pavilion at St. John Street at Church streets. Trees will be dedicated in memory of or in honor of worthy Catasauqua residents or organizations. The Commission is extending an invitation to its residents who would like to purchase a tree and plant it on their property to dedicate it at this event. The public is invited to attend. For additional information call Bob Bastian, chairman at 610-266-4287.
A helicopter lifts cables in place at the construction site of the Hokendauqua Bridge last Tuesday. The cable is used to pull PPL power lines into place at a temporary location while the old bridge is being demolished and the new one is being constructed. According to North Catasauqua Council President Joseph Keglovits, TV cable company and Verizon lines must be placed in a similar manner before demolition work can continue. The bridge connects North Catasauqua and Hokendauqua, over the Lehigh River.