Catasauqua Press

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Kutztown U. offers retirees, 62, free tuition for college courses

Friday, August 10, 2018 by The Press in Business Showcase

With the fall course registration deadline right around the corner, Kutztown University is reminding the local community of the KU Advant*age program, which allows retired Pennsylvania residents 62 and older the ability to access free tuition at KU for college-level courses, while only being responsible for minimal fees.

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, August 10, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, August 8: Marinated chicken, Caesar salad, diced pears, oatmeal cookie.

Thursday, August 9: Creamy Swedish meatballs, wheat pasta, green beans, tropical fruit.

Friday, August 10: Peach glazed pork chops, mashed yams, cauliflower, fresh fruit.

Monday, August 13: Alaskan white fish, brown rice, roasted beets, Mandarin oranges.

Tuesday, August 14: BBQ chicken breast, wheat pasta, roasted carrots, tropical fruit.

Wednesday, August 15: Stuffed peppers, wax beans, seasonal fruit.

Steel knock off Richmond

Friday, August 10, 2018 by The Press in Sports

Led by second-half goals from Santi Moar, Omar Holness and Michee Ngalina, Bethlehem Steel FC completed a three-game sweep of the Richmond Kickers with a 3-0 shutout on the road.

After a scoreless but eventful first half, Steel FC picked up its scoring form established last weekend with three goals in 31 minutes to claim the club’s third road victory and third clean sheet of the season.

Northampton: Flea market, bake sale is set

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1235 Main St., will hold a flea market and bake sale 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 18.

Food will be available for purchase.

Proceeds benefit the church’s building fund.


Reminder: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, Main Street and Laubach Avenue, has planned the following activities throughout the month.

Aug. 10, 9 p.m., karaoke with DJ PK

Aug. 17, 7:30 p.m., polka and button box

Aug. 24, 10 p.m., karaoke with Crazy K

Aug. 25, 8 p.m., music mix and dance party with DJ Flip Side

Kay L. Fritz

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

server at former Miller’s Diner

Kay L. Fritz, 61, of Walnutport, died Aug. 4, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown campus. She was the wife of the late Gary D. Fritz.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Roland Rinker and Althea (Fogelman) Rinker of Coplay.

She was a server at the former Miller’s Diner, Northampton, for five years.

She was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Northampton.

College corner

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in

Degrees are announced

Kutztown University

Kutztown University has conferred degrees on more than 1,225 students during the winter and spring semesters. Commencement exercises are held in May and December; however, students finish the requirements for graduation throughout the entire year.

The cumulative GPA necessary for honor distinction is with honor (cum laude) 3.4, with high honor (magna cum laude) 3.6 and with highest honor (summa cum laude) 3.8.

The following students have been awarded degrees.

Coplay police

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.


Police responded to a report of juveniles breaking bottles at the basketball courts in the 100 block of Cherry Street.

Officers were on the scene to assist with a landlord/tenant dispute in the 200 block of South Front Street.

In the unit block of North Fourth Street, police responded to a neighbor dispute.

Two juveniles harassing an individual in the 100 block of South Second Street were reported.

The department checked on the welfare of a juvenile in the 800 block of Chestnut Street.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.


Department members responded to a report of a possible water leak in the 300 block of Mulberry Street.

A vehicle was tagged in the 400 block of Bath Avenue.

Intoxicated persons in the 700 block of Second Street were reported. Police gave them a courtesy transport.


No-parking signs were issued on South 15th Street.

On South 10th Street, no-parking signs were requested.

A person committing a theft occurred in the 700 block of Second Street, police said.