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Catasauqua bakery creates a treat for area pageant winner

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

It's not every 7-year-old who has a cupcake created and sold in her honor, but Catasauqua bakery Blondies has done just that for Laela Moyer. The Whitehall girl is the reigning winner of a pageant in Piscataway, N.J., called Pieces of Me.

Rebecca Zukowski, owner of the Catasauqua cupcake shop, worked with Laela to create a new cupcake called Laela's Pageant Princess.

The new cupcake was unveiled at the Front Street cupcake bakery and restaurant July 20.

Hanover zoners grant variance

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by PAUL CMIL Special to The Press in Local News

Too-tall water tower gets approval

With two items on the agenda on July 26, the Hanover Township Zoning Hearing Board settled in for a long session.

Joseph Roberts, representing Ice River Springs, a water bottling company located at 734 Roble Road, asked for a variance on a water tower the company constructed.

Hanover Township restricts the height of towers and ancillary structures to 20 feet.

The township's height restriction is intended to insure that a structure does not interfere with flight patterns at Lehigh Valley International Airport.

Hanover Column

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by in Local News

Aug. 23 dinner is served at St. Andrew's

Barbecue, cabbage and noodles will be served at a church dinner on Thursday, Aug. 23, from 5 to 7 p.m., at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church. The church's altar guild is hosting.

St. Andrew's is located at 1900 E. Pennsylvania, Ave., Allentown (between Allentown and Bethlehem in Hanover Township, just off Catasauqua Road).

Takeout food is available. Proceeds will help to support the church's ministries. For more information call 610-865-3603, email saecptd.net or visit the website: www.wtandrewsbethlehem.org.

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Rap of the gavel

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Local News

AUGUST

MONDAY 13

Catasauqua Borough Planning and Zoning Committee meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.

Catasauqua Borough Recreation Committee meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.

Catasauqua Borough Authority meets at 7:30 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.

Catasauqua Area School Board meets at 7 p.m. in the administration office board room at 251 N. 14th Street.

TUESDAY 14

North Catasauqua Borough Council meets at 7 p.m. in the borough building, 1066 Fourth St.

WEDNESDAY 15

Happenings

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Local News

THURSDAY 9

· Delaware, Lehigh & Susquehanna Model Railroad Club meeting – 7-9 p.m., Coplay Borough Hall, Fourth and Center streets. Open to all model railroaders ages 14 and older. Information: Dick Lobach at 610-965-2598.

· Al-Anon Family Support Group meeting – 7-9 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, corner of Tilghman and Cedar Crest, Allentown. For adult children of alcoholics and dysfunctional families. Information: 610-395-3781.

· Bingo – doors open 5:30 p.m. Games begin at 7 p.m., Petersville Rod and Gun Club, Moore Township. Information: 610-261-2210.

Northampton column

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Local News

Picnic time at Assumption BVM Church

Assumption BVM Church will hold its annual picnic Sunday, Sept. 9, at Egypt Memorial Park.

The event begins with a Mass in the pavilion at 11 a.m.

Entertainment will be provided by the Emil Schanta Band beginning at 3 p.m.

Games, food and plenty of other activities will continue until 7 p.m.

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Did you know that the Northampton Area Public Library presents an exclusive screening of unique movies free of charge? One more movie is scheduled for the summer on Aug. 21 at 1 p.m.

Watershed group to host ecology day

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Local News

The Bertsch-Hokendauqua-Catasauqua Watershed Association will sponsor a day of watershed ecology education for youth ages 7 and up and their families at Kreidersville Covered Bridge Park on Covered Bridge Road in Allen Township, from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Aug. 18. The rain date is Aug. 19.

The interactive family event will introduce children and their parents to the plants, animals and insects that live in the Hokendauqua Creek at the park.

Service News

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Local News

U.S. AIR FORCE

Christman promoted to senior airman

Tyler S. Christman has been promoted to the rank of senior airman in the U.S. Air Force.

Christman is a medical laboratory specialist assigned to the 59th Medical Wing at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. He has served in the military for three years.

He is the son of Ann Kolodich and the grandson of Carol Christman, both of Catasauqua, and the son of Rodney Christman of Lehigh Township.

Christman is a 2008 graduate of Catasauqua High School.

Smith family has deep roots in the Lehigh Valley

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by in Local News

In this new series, I will be speaking to Mr. Harold Smith, a well-known, highly respected local resident who is president of the Northampton Historical Society and historian of the Zion Stone Church. He is a former employee of Miller's Department Store in Northampton, Kotsch's Market in Fullerton and member of numerous community organizations.

Mr. Smith is extremely proud of his Pennsylvania "Dutch" German heritage. The Pennsylvania Dutch were some of the early immigrants to "Penn's Woods." Many came from the Palatinate area of Germany.