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Monday, February 19, 2018

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018 by The Press in Focus

ASO Classics: The Allentown Symphony Orchestra “Classical Series” continues with “Scheherazade and Paganini Rhapsody,” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 10, and 3 p.m. Feb. 11, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown. Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Scheherazade” violin solo is performed by ASO Concertmaster Eliezer Gutman. Chinese composer Zhou Tian’s “The Palace of Nine Perfections” is inspired by a Chinese painting of the same name. Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff’s “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini” is performed by ASO guest pianist Joyce Yang, above. “Meet the Artist,” free, noon Feb.

The gift that keeps giving

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by The Press in Sports

On Monday morning, I stopped at my local Turkey Hill for a coffee. I didn’t get a lot of sleep the night before.

In the store, I noticed an older gentleman who was also getting a coffee and estimated him to be about 80-years-old. He was talking about the big game the night before to anyone who would listen.

As I was sitting in my car ready to leave, the man came out and stood on the sidewalk drinking his coffee - just looking around and smiling. He seemed to simply be taking it all in.

The gift that keeps giving

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by The Press in Sports

On Monday morning, I stopped at my local Turkey Hill for a coffee. I didn’t get a lot of sleep the night before.

In the store, I noticed an older gentleman who was also getting a coffee and estimated him to be about 80-years-old. He was talking about the big game the night before to anyone who would listen.

As I was sitting in my car ready to leave, the man came out and stood on the sidewalk drinking his coffee - just looking around and smiling. He seemed to simply be taking it all in.

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JAN. 6

A domestic disturbance in the 1100 block of American Street was investigated.

The department responded to a general complaint in the 1400 block of Main Street.

A traffic stop was conducted at Fourth and Main streets.

JAN. 7

A runaway juvenile in the 1200 block of Third Street was investigated.

Officers were on the scene of a water line break in the 1000 block of Limestone Street.

Police responded to a motor vehicle accident at Fourth and Buttonwood streets.

Catasauqua: Salem UCC holding soup, salad event

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., will be having a soup, salad and sweets event 4-6 p.m. Feb. 10. The soups are ham and string bean, chili, beef vegetable, potato, chicken corn chowder and chicken orzo.

This is an all-you-can-eat dinner complete with salads and desserts. Takeout is also available.

For more information, call 610-264-4091.

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Just a reminder that the Woman’s Club of Catasauqua will be having a lively new program, “Living on a Shoestring with Fashions and Food,” starting 6 p.m. Feb. 15 at Salem UCC.

High school: New York City trip deadline is Feb. 9

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by The Press in School

Any members of Varsity “C” Club, boys/girls varsity, JV or freshman basketball team, Student Council, National Honor Society or band interested in spending the day in New York City and attending the NIT basketball championship at Madison Square Garden the evening of March 29 should see Mr. Snyder in the guidance office to sign up.

The deadline to sign up for this event is tomorrow, Feb. 9.

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Schools in the Catasauqua Area School District will be closed Feb. 16 and 19 in observance of the Presidents Day holiday.

Facebook changing the way news feed is presented

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Continue to see Catasauqua Press posts by following these instructions

Facebook is changing its news feed, and it will decrease the amount of local news you will see on the site. But there is a way to make sure you still see the local content from the Catasauqua Press.

The changes to the news feed started rolling out last month. According to Facebook, your news feed will prioritize posts from friends and family over businesses and pages, including local newspapers.

Luckily, Facebook allows users to prioritize pages so you see their content first. If you want to continue seeing articles from the Catasauqua Press, here are some instructions:

Northampton: Recreation center to hold Feb. 10 dance

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Recreation Center, 1 Lerchenmiller Drive, will hold a valentine dance for fourth- and fifth-grade students 6:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 10.

A photo booth will be available.

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Northampton Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, 1204 Main St., will hold a valentine dance with DJ Flip 7:30-10:30 p.m. Feb. 10. Tickets are on sale at the post.

The VFW will host button box and polka entertainment 7:30-10:30 p.m. Feb. 9 and 16.

Karaoke with Crazy K is scheduled 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Feb. 23.

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