Her T-shirt doesn't lie.
When Sue Sacks of Coplay opened a Christmas gift from her husband Mike, she laughed when she saw the two adorable squirrels above the words, "Squirrel Whisperer."
But in her heart she knew the shirt spoke the truth.
She attracts squirrels the way a big bowl of nuts would draw them.
"I am nutty," she jokes, adding that her home displays an unusual greeting to visitors: "Welcome to the nut house."
The Catasauqua American Legion provided the perfect event Saturday for area couple wanting to celebrate their love.
Ritter receives scholarship
Joshua M. Ritter of Catasauqua recently was awarded the Ralphine and Gary Gentzler Scholarship.
Ritter, a student at Shippensburg University majoring in mid-level science and math education, is the son of Michael and Stephanie Ritter of Catasauqua.
He is a 2012 graduate of Catasauqua High School.
Adam Travis Bierman of Catasauqua graduated Dec. 16 with a bachelor of science degree in biology from Millersville University.
· Delaware, Lehigh & Susquehanna Model Railroad Club meeting – 7-9 p.m., Coplay Borough Hall, Fourth and Center streets. It is 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.
· Zumba classes – 7-8 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at Faith Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road, Whitehall. Information: Tara at 610-440-2344.
Second of two parts on a presentation on the events at Sandy Hook. The first part dealt with observations of a school guidance counselor and pastor. This part deals with the reactions of a psychologist.
To understand the events at Sandy Hook, it's important to remember Columbine.
Bradley R. Beckwith, MS, LPC, considers the massacre at Columbine High School to be "the best example in our national history: what happened and what we've learned from it."
· Blood drive – 10 a.m.-6 p.m., ReMax Unlimited, 1080 Schadt Ave. Information: Shari Noctor at 610-266-5241.
· AARP chapter 3115 meeting – American Club of Coplay, 300 Cherry St., Coplay. Information: 610-395-2820.
· Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club meeting – 7:30 p.m, Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem. NASA Astronaut Terry Hart will attend. Open to the public. Information: www.dlarc.org, KE3AW@ARRL.NET, or 610.432.8286.
A Catasauqua School Board review of the Medical Academy Charter School's practices in the next few weeks will determine if the new school's charter is revoked.
"We want to make sure your charter was going to provide what it said it was going to provide," school board Vice President Carol Cunningham told charter school officials Tuesday.
Officials from the academy, located at 330 Howertown Road, shared with the Catasauqua board Tuesday what they are doing to meet the stipulations set forth by the school board when it approved the school's charter last year.
Scouts enjoy an evening of friends-and-family fun.
At the Jan. 22 North Catasauqua Borough Council meeting, Mike Seng gave an update to borough council members on the recent activity of the borough Civil Service Commission, which has been managing the process for hiring a new full-time borough police officer.
"We have good news," he said. "We have a list of three candidates."
He reviewed some of the issues that the commission has dealt with recently, including evaluation of points issued for candidates as a result of their military service, called veterans points.
In an article about the Catasauqua Woman's Club in last week's edition of The Press, it was indicated that a fall soup fundraiser by the club is conducted for St. Paul's Evangelical Church. It is held at the church, but not for the church.
Also, the contact phone number for the club was incorrectly listed. It should be 610-262-4924.
The Press regrets the errors.