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 Borough Zoning Hearing Board 7:30 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.
Catasauqua Borough Shade Tree Commission meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.
Reynolds begins studies
Codi C. Reynolds, daughter of Linda and Herman Reynolds of Whitehall, recently matriculated as a first-year student at HamiltonCollege.
Reynolds, a graduate of Whitehall-Coplay School District, was selected from a pool of 5,017 applicants to the college, and joins a class of 492.
Northampton residents graduate
The final segments of the old Hokendauqua Bridge were taken down during the last week, as workers prepart to build a new bridge crossing the Lehigh River between Whitehall Township and North Catasauqua.
As far back as he can remember, flying was important to Ray Franke Jr.
The Moore Township resident remembers time spent flying with his father in a Cessna aircraft, which he ultimately learned to fly.
His father, Ray Franke Sr., was a senior pilot with Bethlehem Steel and a trained aircraft mechanic. As a child, Franke spent a lot of time with his father learning the tools of the trade.
North Catasauqua's Charotin Hose Company firefighters responded to the following calls recently.
Aug. 1, 3:53 p.m.
Charotin firefighters responded to a report that a car crashed into a house in the 500 block of Arch Street. A single vehicle lost control and crashed through the wall of the home, causing significant damage to the garage. The driver was still in the car but was not trapped. Northampton Regional EMS evaluated the driver and transported him to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
A group of area residents spent a couple hours on the Ironton Rail-Trail Saturday, checking out 24 historic sites along the way.
Bob Abbott and Ray Bieak, IRT Commissioners, led the tour, which covered seven miles and lasted three hours.
The contingent included Linda and Keith Pollitt of Coplay, John Trestle of Northampton, Jeff Warren of Whitehall, Brian and Valerie Umstead of Whitehall and Susan Cervin of Seemsville.
Hike participants stopped at the ruins of American Cement Company, learning it was first known as Egypt Mills when it began operations in 1884.
The annual Fest O Fall event was held Saturday at the Biery House and the George Taylor House in Catasauqua. Activities included scarecrow building, arts and crafts, face painting, a moon bounce, a bake and food sale, children's games and a display by the Wildlands Conservancy, along with a hayride and tours of the Biery House museum and art gallery.
Catasauqua's American Legion post serves up a hearty breakfast once a month.
Area residents supported the Charotin Hose Company by dining at a local restaurant Oct. 3.