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Northampton police

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.


· Officers assisted EMS in the 1300 block of Laubach Avenue.


· Police responded to the theft of a tire and rim in the 1200 block of Franklin Street.


· A report of a burglary and damage to a vacant home brought officers to the 1500 block of Lincoln Avenue.

· Police responded to the theft of a BMX bicycle in the area of Hampton Lanes.

· A domestic disturbance involving a man and three women brought officers to the 900 block of Main Street.

Breakfast begins Tuesday

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in School

Breakfast is not being served during this first week at Sheckler Elementary School.

Students needing to purchase breakfast at school will be able to do that beginning Tuesday, Sept. 4. It will be served from 8:30 to- 8:50 a.m.


School will be closed Aug. 31-Sept. 3 in observance of Labor Day.

Regular scheduled classes will resume on Sept. 4.

Enjoy your holiday weekend.


Sheckler's first monthly Home and School Association meeting will be held in the school's library Sept. 5 at 7 p.m. All parents are invited and encouraged to attend.

Charotin Hose Co. Fire Calls

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in Local News

North Catasauqua's Charotin Hose Company has responded to the following calls recently.

Fire alarm

Aug. 2, 2:34 a.m.

Charotin firefighters responded to St. Lawrence Church at 1001 Second St. for an automatic fire alarm in the early morning hours. Personnel on location found a malfunction in the alarm, most likely due to a low battery. Firefighters cleared the scene within 10 minutes.

Fire alarm

Aug. 2, 10:50 a.m.

Class photo set for Friday

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in School

The Catasauqua High School senior class panoramic photo will be taken on Friday, Sept. 7, at 8 a.m. in the high school gym.


Beginning with this school year, Algebra I, literature and biology Keystone exams will replace the 11th-grade PSSA tests in math, reading and science.

Keystone exams are end-of-course assessments designed to evaluate proficiency in the content of the academic classes.

Beginning with the class of 2017, students must demonstrate proficiency in these areas to graduate.

Muslim Fun Day

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Event set for Sept. 1

The Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley, in conjunction with Islamic Education Center of Pennsylvania, Al Ahad Islamic Center and Easton Phillipsburg Muslims Association, will host its fifth annual Lehigh Muslim Fun Day noon-6 p.m. Sept. 1 at Lone Lane Park, Upper Macungie Township.

This event will include tournaments in soccer, cricket, volleyball, basketball and Taekwondo.

The mix of family fun is open to all faiths.

Teams from the Lehigh Valley area and New Jersey will compete at 10 a.m.

In addition, there will be food, games, vendors and rides for children.

Coupon book sales will benefit middle school activity fund

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in School

I hope the first week of school is going smoothly for Catsauqua Middle School students, teachers and staff.

The CMS breakfast program begins on Tuesday, Sept. 4, with breakfast served from 7:20 to 7:45 a.m.

A reminder to students and families, school is closed Friday, Aug. 31, and Monday, Sept. 3, for the Labor Day holiday. Doors open daily at 7:45 a.m. and dismissal time is at 2:20 p.m.


The school's S.T.A.R.S Goal for the month of September is 100 percent for homework completion. Be successful and reach for the stars. Every student can achieve this goal.


Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Volunteer fair Sept. 11, 12

Lehigh Carbon Community College's Career Development Center and Student Life office will host a volunteer fair 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 11 and 12 in the Student Union and lower level Alcove area of the Administration Building, main campus, Schnecksville.

This event is designed to provide LCCC students with an opportunity to discuss volunteer opportunities with organizations from the Lehigh Valley and surrounding area.

It will feature a remembrance of 9/11 and celebrate the National Day of Service.

Come both days to see different organizations.