Catasauqua Press

Sunday, July 5, 2020
PRESS PHOTO BY BILL LEINER JR.The Race Street bridge project in Catasauqua is expected to be finished June 4, despite numerous delays in construction.

Race St. bridge to open

By BILL LEINER JR. in Local News

Both before and during the June 1 Catasauqua Borough Council meeting, council members expressed strong displeasure with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation performance in the Race Street bridge construction project.


PRESS PHOTOS BY BILL LEINER JR.John and Eileen Fasolka show their handmade joy jar and one of the ornaments they place on their Fourth Street bushes for Catasauqua residents to take, in an effort to uplift community spirits during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown.

Inspiring messages

By BILL LEINER JR. in Local News

A call from Northern Virginia was the catalyst to raise awareness of a Catasauqua couple’s good deed toward others during the coronavirus pandemic.

For the last six weeks, John and Eileen Fasolka have been posting an uplifting message or...

PRESS PHOTO BY PAUL FOXCpl. Antonio Tramonte (center) stands with North Catasauqua Mayor William Molchany and police Chief Chris Wolfer May 29 after Tramonte was promoted. His promotion to corporal was approved June 1 by borough council.

Memorial planned for Moyer

By PAUL FOX in Local News

North Catasauqua Borough Council, at its virtual meeting June 1, discussed plans to mark the one-year anniversary of the death of Kim Moyer, former North Catasauqua police chief, who died July 13, 2019.

To honor Moyer’s memory and his 40-...