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Catasauqua police

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

FEB. 18

Officers assisted Whitehall police during a search for a suspect on Fairview Street.

A hit-and-run accident in the 100 block of Walnut Street brought out police.

Police were called to the 100 block of Wood Street for a reported domestic offense.

FEB. 19

Haiven Roman, 20, of Catasauqua, was charged with an animal offense. The Front Street resident reportedly had 105 household pets running at large.

Another View

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 by The Press in Opinion

‘We’re all in this together’

My last Another View opinion piece was published Feb. 5 and 6 in The Press newspapers. The headline — “Coronavirus is not what you should be worried about in U.S.”

I was wrong.

I never thought our country would see the troubles it currently is having.

The actions being taken to combat COVID-19 is disrupting every part of American lives — work, education, places of worship, hospitals, businesses for leisurely activities, family and friend gatherings and more.

Catasauqua: Check on events

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Please note, in light of the current situation, many local events are being canceled.

Call the host organization or watch local news alerts regarding the status of these events.

Also, check to see if your churches will be canceling services, especially with Easter fast approaching.

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My email address is lhahn@verizon.net if there is any information you would like published in this column.

Thank you — and hang in there, everyone!

College Corner

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Area students earn degrees

Kutztown University

Kutztown University has conferred degrees for more than 550 students for the fall 2019 semester and winter 2020 session. Kutztown University announces degree conferment twice a year — once in the winter and once in the summer. Commencement exercises are held in May and December; however, students finish the requirements for graduation throughout the entire year.

The cumulative GPA necessary for honors 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.