Catasauqua Press

Friday, December 6, 2019

Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by The Press in Local News

NOVEMBER

THURSDAY 21

Catasauqua Borough Public Utilities Committee meets 9 a.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.

MONDAY 25

Catasauqua Borough General Government committee meets 6 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.

Catasauqua Borough Council holds a workshop meeting 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.

TUESDAY 26

Catasauqua Borough Shade Tree Commission meets 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.

Coplay police

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

NOV. 3

Officers assisted the Beaver Meadows police with obtaining information on an investigation.

NOV. 4

The department investigated a suspicious vehicle in the 100 block of North Front Street.

Police assisted a citizen in the 100 block of South Fourth Street.

Citations were issued during traffic stops on North and South Second streets.

NOV. 5

Officers responded to a reported phone fraud in the unit block of South Front Street.

College Corner

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by The Press in

Pirrocco graduates

Troy University

Nick Pirrocco, of Whitehall, graduated from Troy University during term one of the 2019-20 academic year. Pirrocco attended Troy online and graduated with the Master of Science in sport and fitness management.

Term one includes students at Troy’s campuses in Dothan, Phenix City and Montgomery, Ala., along with teaching sites outside of Alabama and online.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 19

At Whittier Place Apartments, 895 Walnut St., a dispute between a husband and wife occurred.

A dispute between a boyfriend and girlfriend occurred in the 400 block of Limestone Street.

Officers assisted North Catasauqua police in the 1100 block of Railroad Street.

A driver was cited in the 700 block of Front Street.

A noise complaint in the 900 block of Lenape Circle was reported.

OCT. 20

Another View

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

Let this week’s Great American Smokeout be your day to begin a healthier lifestyle

Cigarette smokers, have you ever thought of quitting smoking, even for just one day?

Well, this Thursday, Nov. 21, is your chance to join thousands of other smokers around the country who are also attempting to quit smoking during the Great American Smokeout.

The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout challenges individuals to quit smoking for 24 hours.

ELECTION 2019

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Northampton County voters choose winners in Nov. 5 race

The following list shows the results of Northampton County’s contested races in the Nov. 5 general election.

The names marked with asterisks are the winning candidates.

Note that the results remain unofficial, per Northampton County.

North Catasauqua Borough Council

* Michele J. Hazzard, Democrat

* Mark S. Gioielli, Republican

* Jessica Cope, Democrat

Joseph D. Keglovits, Democrat

Judge of the Court of Common Pleas

* John M. Morganelli, Democrat/Republican

* Abe Kassis, Democrat

Victor Scomillio, Republican

Whitehall police

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 19

A domestic offense against family in the 200 block of Sixth Street brought police to the scene.

Officers investigated a theft in the 2100 block of Second Avenue.

A disturbance in the 5100 block of Second Street was reported.

The department provided a protection-from-abuse order in the 900 block of Jefferson Street.

A suspicious person in the 2600 block of MacArthur Road brought police to the scene.