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Rap of the gavel

Thursday, October 10, 2013 by The Press in Local News

OCTOBER

MONDAY 14

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.

TUESDAY 15

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.

College Corner

Thursday, October 10, 2013 by The Press in Local News

HAMILTON

COLLEGE

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.

WILKES

UNIVERSITY

Northampton residents graduate

Aviator receives Lindy award

Thursday, October 10, 2013 by STEPHANIE RAPHUN Special to The Press in Local News

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.

Charotin Hose Company Fire Calls

Thursday, October 10, 2013 by The Press in Local News

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

CAR CRASH

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.

Group learns about history along the IRT

Thursday, October 10, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

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.