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Rap of the gavel

Thursday, February 7, 2013 by The Press in Local News

FEBRUARY

MONDAY 11

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 12

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

Catasauqua caterer makes winning Souper Bowl entry

Thursday, February 7, 2013 by BUD COLE Special to The Press in Local News

A new Super Bowl Champion was crowned on Feb. 3 when the Baltimore Ravens bested the San Francisco 49ers. Unfortunately, in most competitions there is always a loser that suffers the agony of defeat.

The results of a recent annual event sponsored by ArtsQuest, Bethlehem, however, produced only winners. It certainly appeared as though everyone went home happy. There were no noticeable tears shed by the losing chefs and restaurants. All the competitors were able to publicly advance their names and creations to their audience. It was a win-win situation for everyone involved.

Catty zoners deny one, approve another appeal

Thursday, February 7, 2013 by PAUL CMIL Special to The Press in Local News

No to apartments, yes to stairway

At a meeting on Jan. 15, Corrado Angione asked the Catasauqua Zoning Appeals Board to approve a variance that would allow him to convert an existing garage into two single-bedroom rental units. Angione's property, at 532 Fourth Street is in Catasauqua's historical district.

The outbuilding in back of his property fronts on Crane Street, near the intersection with Strawberry Street. Both streets are narrow.

It is located in an R-2 Medium Density Residential Zoning District where apartments are permitted by special exception under some circumstances.

Charotin Hose Co. Fire Calls

Thursday, February 7, 2013 by The Press in Local News

North Catasauqua's Charotin Hose Company responded to the following calls recently.

Lift assist

Jan. 6, 9:02 p.m.

Charotin personnel responded for a lift assist with Northampton Regional EMS. Paramedics required assistance removing a patient from a home in the 600 block of Green Street.

EMS assist

Jan. 9, 9:34 p.m.

North Catasauqua firefighters responded to a medical assist call with Northampton Regional EMS for a patient with severe respiratory distress in the 1100 block of Third Street. They were recalled prior to arrival.

Reported explosion

Charotin Hose Co. Fire Calls

Thursday, January 31, 2013 by The Press in Local News

North Catasauqua's Charotin Hose Company responded to the following calls recently.

Carbon monoxide alarm

Jan. 1, 3:57 p.m.

Charotin personnel responded to 1103 Front St. for a carbon monoxide alarm activation. The caller had reported the alarm was sounding for an unknown reason and there was no one feeling ill.

When firefighters arrived and checked the building with fire department meters, no carbon monoxide was found in the residence.

Smoke in dwelling

Jan. 1, 9:40 p.m.

LEHIGH COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Thursday, January 31, 2013 by ANDREW CASS Special to The Press in Local News

Fourth time's the charm for Green Future Fund

The Lehigh County Board of Commissioners finally approved the Green Future Fund at its Jan. 23 meeting, after tabling it on three previous occasions.

The full $1.06 million will be funded and paid for by money received from impact drilling fees through natural gas.

The bill will fund the Martin Luther Trail in Allentown, the Saucon Rail Trail in Upper Saucon Township, Camp Olympic renovations in Lower Macungie Township, the Lindberg Park connection trail in Salisbury Township, community park improvements in Emmaus and restoration projects on Sand Island in Bethlehem.

Catty women give back to community

Thursday, January 31, 2013 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

Women in the Catasauqua and surrounding communities interested in connecting and socializing with other females might want to consider looking into the Catasauqua Woman's Club.

The club, started 1921, is a charitable organization, said club President Yvonne Retzler.

The club offers the opportunity for members to invest in and give back to the community.

"You do participate in worthy projects," Retzler said of the organization.

The organization, Retzler noted, gives out at least three $500 scholarships each year to Catasauqua High School students.

Happenings

Thursday, January 31, 2013 by The Press in Local News

THURSDAY 31

· Lehigh Valley Chapter 1371, National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) meeting – 12:45 p.m., St. Peters Lutheran Church community room, 1933 Hanover Ave., Allentown. Information: Marie Nader at 610-231-0237.

· 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.

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