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Dane

Thursday, February 6, 2014 by The Press in Local News

Seamus has more letters after his name than most college professors, but Seamus, officially named Seamus Lord of the Dance, is not applying for a teaching position.

The Great Dane is rather pursuing a title more prestigous – Best in Show at the Westminister Dog Show.

Catasauqua Police Chief Douglas Kish and his wife Kristin own the Great Dane.

"He is rated as one of the top five in his breed nationally and is the top male," Douglas Kish said.

Revolution Church calls Catasauqua home

Thursday, February 6, 2014 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

Catasauqua has a new church.

And, it's not your traditional church.

Revolution Church, 5 Race St., held its grand opening Sunday, Jan. 26. The church is led by Bishop Jim McIver.

The church was previously located in center city Allentown. However, due to the influx of crime and many members of the church traveling from the suburbs, McIver said he began searching for a larger building in a safer area.

"We started exploring," he said. "We started looking at where people were coming from. We really prayed a lot about the move."

Police chief's Great Dane to compete at Westminister

Thursday, February 6, 2014 by PAUL CMIL Special to The Press in Local News

Seamus has more letters after his name than most college professors, but Seamus, officially named Seamus Lord of the Dance, is not applying for a teaching position.

The Great Dane is rather pursuing a title more prestigous – Best in Show at the Westminister Dog Show.

Catasauqua Police Chief Douglas Kish and his wife Kristin own the Great Dane.

"He is rated as one of the top five in his breed nationally and is the top male," Douglas Kish said.

Commissioner absence prevents McCarthy vote

Thursday, February 6, 2014 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

Director of administration continues as in an interim capacity until new vote

Former Lehigh County Commissioner Dan McCarthy remains the county interim Director of Administration.

The board of commissioners at the Jan. 31 special meeting failed to appoint McCarthy to the post full-time. At issue for Commissioners Vic Mazziotti, Scott Ott, Lisa Scheller and Mike Schware was allowing Commissioner Percy Dougherty to vote remotely.

Hanover appoints Martucci to fill council vacancy

Thursday, February 6, 2014 by PAUL CMIL Special to The Press in Local News

The resignation of long time council member William Kovacs from Hanover Township Council created a short-term vacancy.

Kovacs resigned at the end of 2013 and council decided to wait until newly elected members were seated before making an appointment for the seat. Council called a special meeting Jan. 20, to address the vacancy.

"We had four, well-qualified candidates," Council Chairman Bruce Paulus said. "It shows an increased interest from the community about what goes on at council. In the past, I had to try and recruit people to serve on council."

Lehigh County

Thursday, January 30, 2014 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

Commissioners' resolution: no tax increase in 2015

The Lehigh County Board of Commissioners does not want a tax increase in 2015.

At the board's Jan. 22 meeting, the commissioners presented a non-binding resolution that states it wants the county budget balanced in a sustainable manner.

The commissioners approved the resolution 8-0.

Absent from the meeting was Commissioner Thomas Creighton.