Catasauqua Press

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Pursell not guilty

By BERNIE O’HARE in Local News

At a hearing Monday, Magisterial District Judge Jacqueline Taschner cleared North Catasauqua Police Officer Leighton Pursell of animal cruelty charges lodged against him after he euthanized an injured domestic cat named Sugar Dec. 6, 2015.

PRESS PHOTO BY PAUL CMILOwners of a multi-family dwelling at 231 Church St. sought approval for the addition of an efficiency apartment at a recent Catasauqua Zoning Hearing Board hearing.

Zoners allow efficiency unit

By PAUL CMIL in Local News

Wilbur Hill and his attorney, Mark Malkames, appeared before the Catasauqua Zoning Hearing Board July 12 to ask for relief from zoning codes for his property at 231 Church St.

Hill’s father had worked at a nearby restaurant that bears his...