On Nov. 10, Catasauqua Fire Department held its annual open house and memorial service honoring members of the fire department who have died.
“This is not something we force people to do. Firefighters want to honor their peers who served the fire department,” Fire Chief Richard Hertzog said.
“These are volunteer firefighters. They don their gear to go out and protect the residents of the borough,” Councilman Brian McKittrick said.
Catasauqua Borough General Government Committee meets 6:30 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.
Catasauqua Borough Council holds a workshop meeting 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.
Catasauqua Borough Shade Tree Commission meets 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.
Lehigh County Board of Commissioners meets 7:30 p.m. in the public hearing room of the Lehigh County Government Center, 17 S. Seventh St., Allentown.
At its regular meeting Nov. 5, Catasauqua Borough Council appointed Ray Anthony to the newly created position of fire inspector.
The position allows the borough to conduct its own fire inspections. Anthony is also a part-time police officer and can issue violations. Before creating this position, fire inspections were done by outside parties.
Catasauqua Community Club and Northampton Exchange Club will hold the 71st annual Bury the Hatchet dinner Nov. 20.
The dinner is in preparation for the Turkey Day football game, played each year on Thanksgiving, which pits Catasauqua High School against Northampton Area High School.
This year, the dinner will start 6:30 p.m., with a cocktail hour before, at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave.
Catasauqua High School Drama Club will present “The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge,” by Mark Brown, Nov. 16-18.
This comedy is a twist on Charles Dickens’ classic story “A Christmas Carol.” In this tale, a year has passed since the Ghosts have visited Scrooge. His change of heart did not stick, and he is now suing Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present and Yet to Come for breaking and entering, kidnapping, slander, pain and suffering, attempted murder and emotional stress during his spiritual adventure.
At Hanover Township Council’s regular meeting Nov. 7, Richard Lee, of Quantum Geophysics, reported his findings on a study regarding a stretch of Troxell Street.
The area around Troxell and Taft streets experienced several substructure problems, at least one of which was suspected to cause a water line break. Council wrestled with the problem for months while repairs were made to fix broken water lines.
Hanover Township (Lehigh County) Council meets 5:30 p.m. in the township building, 2202 Grove Road.
Catasauqua Borough Public Safety Committee meets 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.
North Catasauqua Borough Council meets 7 p.m. in the borough building, 1066 Fourth St.
Catasauqua Borough Public Utilities Committee meets 6 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.
Catasauqua Borough Public Works Committee meets 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.
The late Deborah Nothstein was passionate about helping local children in need. Her husband, William, and daughter, Bethany, chose to continue her work and honor her memory by creating the Mrs. Nothstein’s Helping Hands Fund.
The fund has been in existence for eight years and has provided more than $60,000 to families and children in need. The fund’s big annual fundraiser is a homemade holiday sale.