Catasauqua Press

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Small feet taking big steps

Thursday, May 16, 2013 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Local News

Catasauqua boy plans fun run for Boston for Boston

Tanner Laudenslager may be a small child, but he's got a very big heart. He's banking on the belief that many other Catasauqua area boys and girls are just like him, wanting to help out others whose lives have taken a tragic turn for the worse.

Television coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings aftermath last month made him think about how dramatically different from his own the lives of the victims and their families would now be.


Thursday, May 16, 2013 by The Press in Local News


· Closing meeting of the Catasauqua Woman's Club – 6 p.m., Jednota Club, North Catasauqua.

· A Night of the Arts presented by Good Shepherd Catholic School – 7 p.m., in the school gymnasium, 1300 Newport Ave, Northampton. Information: 610-262-9171.

· Delaware, Lehigh & Susquehanna Model Railroad Club meeting – 7-9 p.m., Coplay Borough Hall, Fourth and Center streets. Information: Dick Lobach, 610-965-2598.

· Bingo – Doors open 5:30 p.m. Games start at 7 p.m., Petersville Rod and Gun Club, 550 Club Road, Moore Township. Information: 610-261-2210.

Voters go to the polls Tuesday for primary election

Thursday, May 16, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Area residents will go to the polls Tuesday, May 21, to vote in a number of races, selecting the candidates they wish to see on their party's ballot in November. See page 5 for information on the county elections. Local election candidates are listed here.



Voters are asked to vote for one candidate for mayor, for a four-year term. The candidates, both Republicans, are incumbent Barbara A. Schlegel and challenger Sean McHugh.

Borough council


Thursday, May 16, 2013 by The Press in Local News

The Atlas Cement Museum in Northampton will be open to the public on the second and fourth Sundays of each month from 1 to 3 p.m. The name of the female guide is Sallyann Madden.

Incorrect information was provided in The Press about the hours of operation in an article last week. The Press regrets the error.

Weston backs out of Front Street plans

Thursday, May 16, 2013 by PAUL CMIL Special to The Press in Local News

Council looks at option to purchase FL Smidth land

Louis Zecca from Weston Solutions addressed Catasauqua Council at their regular meeting on May 6, delivering disappointing news.

"We have always felt that this was a good project," he said. "When Woodmont backed out of the project we were prepared to assume all the risk, but we had capital restrictions placed on us and we weren't able to complete the purchase with FL Smidth."

College Corner

Thursday, May 16, 2013 by The Press in Local News



Alison Weichel


Alison Weichel, of Northampton, earned a bachelor's degree in English education summa cum laude from West Chester University. She was also named to the West Chest University College of Arts and Science dean's list for the fall 2012 semester.

Weichel, who has a Level 1 certification to teach grades 7-12, is currently working as a long-term 11th-grade tutor in the Downingtown Area School District.