St. Mary's Church hosted a basket social fundraiser.
NORTHAMPTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Local residents graduate
Northampton Community College held a commencement ceremony Jan. 26 for over 900 students who completed associates degrees, specialized diplomas and certificates during the past six months. The following students from the area received degrees.
· Northampton Area High School Drama Club family storytime – 6 p.m., Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information: 610-262-7537.
· Coplay Garden Club meeting – 7 p.m., St. John's Lutheran Church, South Third Street. Information: 610-261-1243.
· Explorer Post 101 meeting – Coplay municipal building, 98 S. Fourth St. Information: Jake at 610-465-2598.
· Delaware, Lehigh & Susquehanna Model Railroad Club meeting – 7-9 p.m. Coplay Borough Hall, Fourth and Center streets. Information: Dick Lobach at 610-965-2598.
completes basic training
Army Reserve Pvt. Michael S. Warfield graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
As a result of his more than 200-plus conversations with borough residents and an intensive evaluation period over the past few months, Sean McHugh says he believes the time for a new kind of leadership for Catasauqua has come.
"Catasauqua needs the kind of leadership that brings not only ideas on how to transform our borough, but a specific plan on how to bring those ideas to life," he said. "It's time to bring about a new generation of innovation and growth here in Catasauqua."
Hanover Township (Lehigh County) Zoning Commission meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 2202 Grove Road.
Catasauqua Borough Council meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.
Catasauqua Area School Board workshop meeting at 7 p.m. in the administration office board room at 251 N. 14th Street.
Hanover Township (Lehigh County) Council meets at 7:30 p.m. in the township building, 2202 Grove Road.
On the Catasauqua Area School Board ballot for the primary election May 21 are four four-year terms and one two-year term.
Voters will choose between three incumbents and two challengers who have registered for the election.
Republicans on the ballot for the four-year terms are Christine Nace and incumbents Penny Hahn and Donald J. Panto II. Nace, Hahn and Panto have cross-filed on the Democratic ticket along with Democratic incumbent Sally Reiss.
School board member Carol McCarthy, who has served a two-year term, is not running for reelection.
The life of David Thomas came alive March 10 at the Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua.
In honor of the Welsh heritage of many members of the church, about 50 members of the congregation and community citizens were treated to a video created by church members entitled "David Thomas: A Life Remembered."
Thomas, who emigrated to the United States from England, was responsible for opening up and running the Crane Iron Works in Catasauqua.
A devout Presbyterian, Thomas was the primary force behind founding the Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua.