Catasauqua Press

Friday, December 6, 2019

Roughies Report: Travel group plans wreath fundraiser

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 by The Press in School

Only one week remains to make a wreath purchase from Alpine Farms to benefit Catasauqua High School’s student travel group. These quality, fresh-product wreaths will be shipped directly from the farm in Washington.

The student fundraiser is set up for online purchases, enabling the wreaths to ship directly from the farm to your home. To place your order, visit Make sure to enter the group code 2020323 and type Leslie Estrada (or the name of the student you want the fundraiser credit to go to) in the “Special Instructions” box.

North Catasauqua: Committee plans tree-lighting event

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 by The Press in Columns

North Catasauqua Recreation Committee’s tree-lighting event at William J. Albert Memorial Park, 701 Grove St., is scheduled 6 p.m. Dec. 1.

The rain date will be Dec. 2 at the same time.


The Catasauqua/North Catasauqua J4 Celebration combined with a Catasauqua High School mega class reunion will take place July 4, 2020, at West Catasauqua Playground, 2301 Pine St.

Anyone interested in helping to plan the event is welcome to attend the meeting 7 p.m. Dec. 5 in the community room at North Catasauqua Borough hall, 1066 Fourth St.


Monday, November 25, 2019 by The Press in Columns

NOV. 25

• Deadline to order single-bloom poinsettias, to be picked up at the parish office 1-3:30 p.m. Dec. 6 or in the parish hall 8:30-11:30 a.m. Dec. 8 of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, 618 Fullerton Ave., Fullerton. Flowers can also be sent home with a school student. Information, cost and orders: Mary Spieker at 610-266-0695

• Ladies Bible study, 10:30 a.m., in the old fellowship hall of Emmanuel’s Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, Moore Township

Article By: The Press

Friday, November 22, 2019 by The Press in Sports



Suburban Dart League


Star of Beth 20 7 .741

Dryland 21 9 .700

Salem UCC 13 11 .542

Light of Christ 16 14 .533

Bath Luth 16 14 .533

Emmanuel 14 16 .467

St. Paul’s 14 16 .467

St. Stephen’s 12 15 .444

Christ UCC 13 17 .433

Farmersville 11 19 .367

Ebenezer 9 21 .300

Ebenezer at

St. Stephen’s 2-4, 1-7, 5-1

SS - Ed Wychock 6-13, John Hoysan 5-12 2HR, Allan Beahm HR.

Eb - Steve Gountis 5-12, Vick Pacchioni 5-13, Robert McDonald HR.

Dryland at

Northampton County senior menus

Thursday, November 21, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit

Wednesday, November 20: Chicken bruschetta, wide noodles, brocolli florets, Italian bread w/margarine, tropical fruit.

Thursday, November 21: Thanksgiving meal: Roast turkey w/ gravy, Pennsylvania “Dutch” stuffing, maple sweet potatoes, oven roasted fresh vegetables, dinner roll w/margarine, pumpkin pie.

Friday, November 22: Beef barley soup, fried haddock w/ lettuce-tomato-tartar sauce, cole slaw, chilled peaches.


Thursday, November 21, 2019 by The Press in Focus

At the Hall: There’s lots going on at Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown, including “Laughs at the Lyric,” Nov. 20; “Third Thursday,” Nov. 21, and The Dover Quartet, Nov. 24. The Dover Quartet performs in concert, 2 p.m. Nov. 24, in the “Chamber OnStage Series,” whereby performers sit on the hall’s main stage facing the audience, which sits on the stage facing the musicians.

Buchanan talk

Thursday, November 21, 2019 by The Press in Focus


Dr. Michael Birkner, Professor of History at Gettysburg College, speaks about James Buchanan and the Civil War, 1 p.m. Nov. 23, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.

Buchanan, of Franklin County, was the only United States president from Pennsylvania (1857 - 1861).

Birkner is the author or editor of 14 books and many articles on 19th and 20th century U.S. political history, including three edited volumes about Buchanan and three others on President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

Lehigh County senior menus

Thursday, November 21, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, November 20: Herbed roast pork, dilled carrots, sauteed cabbage mixed with noodles, crackers, cantaloupe.

Thursday, November 21: Roast turkey, roasted carrots and parsnips, green bean casserole, bread stuffing, pumpkin mousse.

Friday, November 22: Mustard dill baked whitefish, potatoes au gratin, broccoli, dinner roll, raisin cookie.

Monday, November 25: Spaghetti with meat sauce, minestrone soup, garlic spinach, pineapple.

Tuesday, November 26: GInger chicken, stir fry vegetables, brown rice, dinner roll, orange.

CMS News: Students dismissed, conferences continue Nov. 21 at CMS

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by The Press in School

Catasauqua Middle School students will be dismissed 12:20 p.m. Nov. 21.


Reminder: Parent-teacher conferences will continue 6-8:30 p.m. Nov. 21.


The CMS PTF spirit dance is planned for Nov. 22.


Catasauqua Community Cares Program is hosting its second annual craft and vendor show, scheduled for 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 24 in the gymnasium of Catasauqua Middle School.

In addition to vendors and crafters, there will also be a Chinese auction, food and a raffle to win a Roku Smart TV.