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Monday, September 16, 2019
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Neighbors clear overgrowth on lot

By PAUL FOX in Local News

The owner of a property that neighbors 408 Buttonwood St. returned before North Catasauqua Borough Council Aug. 19 to discuss the clearing of overgrowth on the now-empty lot.

Several neighbors came to last month’s borough council meeting...

Dave Coy and his neighbors Michelle and Cole Schiffer, residents of Bridge Street in Catasauqua, say their homes smelled like burned wires after a storm Aug. 18 caused a power surge in their neighborbood. Coy coordinated the electrical repairs with Diefenderfer Electrical Contractors for all 10 houses affected.

Storm takes out power on Bridge St.

By PAUL CMIL in Local News

Shortly after storms rolled through the area Aug. 18, Catasauqua residents in the middle of Bridge Street experienced a power surge that caused breakers to trip. With lights and power at a standstill, Dave Coy, the neighborhood’s unofficial...

Martha Capwell accepts her honorary recognition plaque from Catasauqua Borough Mayor Barbara Schlegel during council’s meeting Aug. 5.

Borough resident recognized

By PAUL CMIL in Local News

Catasauqua Borough Council members paused a moment during their meeting Aug. 5 to honor Martha Capwell for her service to the borough.

The occasion was honoring her 60-year history with Catasauqua Garden Club.

While the honor is...