Catasauqua Press

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Charotin to sell potato and bread filling for the holidays

Thursday, November 6, 2014 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

Charotin Hose Co. is selling bread and potato stuffing for the holiday season. Get two pounds of fresh, homemade, ready-to-bake stuffing for your holiday meal. Orders are due Monday, Nov. 17, and will be ready to pick up Monday, Nov. 24, and Tuesday, Nov. 25, just in time for Thanksgiving and Christmas meals.

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Catasauqua column

Thursday, November 6, 2014 by LIZ HAHN in Columns

YMCA to host craft fair Nov. 8

The Suburban North YMCA will host a holiday craft fair Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Y in Catasauqua, 880 Walnut St.

Doors will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The kitchen will be open as well.

Anyone interested in renting a table should call 610-264-5221.

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Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., will hold a fall craft fair Saturday, Nov. 8, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Featured will be crafters, a bake sale, silent auction and food. Jellies and pickled red beets also will be available.

Northampton column

Thursday, November 6, 2014 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT in Columns

Library to host book discussion with author

The Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave., will host a book discussion with local author Paul Acampora, writer of "I Kill the Mockingbird," 6 p.m. tonight, Nov. 6.

For more information, contact the library at 610-262-7537.

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A Toys for Tots kickoff event will be held Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Northampton Memorial Community Center, 1601 Laubach Ave.

Those planning to attend are asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy.

Kiwanis host pancake breakfast

Thursday, October 30, 2014 by The Press in Columns

The Kiwanis Club of Allentown Northeast is having a pancake and sausage breakfast at Applebee's Restaurant off Catasauqua Road, Hanover Township, 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8.

Proceeds help the Kiwanis Club's children's projects.

The Kiwanis Club of Allentown Northeast meets on Wednesdays at noon at the Denny's restaurant on Catasauqua Road, except on the third Wednesday, they meet there at 5:15 p.m.

Remembering column

Thursday, October 30, 2014 by ED PANY Curator Atlas Cement CompanyMemorial Museum in Columns

Crossing the Lehigh River on the Cementon Bridge

Recently, Mr. Wayne German visited the Atlas Cement Memorial Museum, sharing a local newspaper column from Dec. 29, 1930. The column traced the history of the Siegfried-Cementon Bridge. The current 1930 structure is scheduled for replacement.

Before a bridge spanned the Lehigh River, a ferry conveyed people, livestock and wagons across the river. The ferry dates back to 1760, a long time ago. It was called "Siegfrieds Ferry." Col. John Siegfried, a Revolutionary War soldier and friend of General George Washington, owned a tavern on the banks of the river.

Catasauqua column

Thursday, October 30, 2014 by LIZ HAHN in Columns

Catty garden club to meet Nov. 5

The Catasauqua Garden Club will hold its next meeting Wednesday, Nov. 5, at the Slovak Center Social Club, 1233 Fifth St., North Catasauqua.

Linda Kortz will share holiday decorating ideas as she presents "bronze holiday decor."

The meeting starts 1 p.m. Have your items for judging in place so the meeting can start on time.

Friendly and curious garden guests are always welcome.

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Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, Fourth and Pine streets, Catasauqua, will host a baked chicken dinner Saturday, Nov. 15.

Northampton column

Thursday, October 30, 2014 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT in Columns

Trick or treat in borough tomorrow

The borough will hold trick-or-trick night tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 31, 6-8 p.m.

Residents are encouraged to turn on their porch lights during that time.

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The Northampton Area Food Bank will hold a coin toss on Saturday, Nov. 1, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., on Held Drive.

Volunteers are needed to help with the event. If available, call 610-262-8030 or email volunteer@northamptonareafoodbank.org.

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Coplay column

Thursday, October 23, 2014 by AL RECKER in Columns

Garden club to host program

In keeping with the Halloween season, Coplay Garden Club's Oct. 30 program will be called "Plants of Murder and Mahem" and will be presented by Sue Drabic.

Houseplants featured in the program, held at St. John's Lutheran Church, will be Crassula (jade), Schefferra (umbrella tree), Zebrina (wandering Jew) and Hypoestos (polka dot plant).

The 7 p.m. program's floral arrangement tournament is themed "Let's Go Tic Tacking." For the novice, a triangle design should be submitted and for advanced competitors, a triangle design using Indian corn or squash is required.

'Moolah Bingo' is Sunday

Thursday, October 23, 2014 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

Porter-Chapman Masonic Temple will host "Moolah Bingo" beginning 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26. The lodge is located at 1103 Sixth St.

Doors will open at 1 p.m. for early seating and kitchen food service.

Organizers say 20 games will be played, along with some specials. There will also be a Chinese auction.

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The Catasuauqa Area Showcase Theatre cast, family members and volunteer supporters will be making apple dumplings Nov. 4 and 5, so get your order in soon.

Northampton column

Thursday, October 23, 2014 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT in Columns

Breakfast set for Oct. 26

Assumption BVM Church will hold a breakfast Sunday, Oct. 26, 8:30 a.m.-noon, in the social hall, East 22nd Street and Washington Avenue.

The menu includes French toast; pancakes; scrambled eggs or omelet; ham, sausage or bacon; hash browns; toast; juice, coffee and tea.

There is a cost. Tickets will be sold at the door.

For more information, call 610-262-2559.

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The borough will hold trick-or-trick night Friday, Oct. 31, 6-8 p.m.

Residents who want to give out candy to trick-or-treaters are encouraged to turn on their porch lights during that time.