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Thursday, March 14, 2013 by The Press in Local News


· Explorer Post 101 meeting – Coplay municipal building, 98 S. Fourth St. Information: Jake at 610-465-2598.

· Delaware, Lehigh & Susquehanna Model Railroad Club meeting – 7-9 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday, Coplay Borough Hall, Fourth and Center streets. 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.

Percy Dougherty seeks re-election

Thursday, March 7, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Lehigh County Commissioner Dr. Percy H. Dougherty will be seeking another term to represent District 2 on the nine person board. The district covers Lower Macungie, Upper Macungie, Alburtis and South Whitehall.

Dougherty, 69, is a resident of Shepherd Hills and a retired Kutztown University professor. He has a doctoral degree in physical geography and geology from Boston University with a specialization in water resources and limestone landforms. He taught courses in environmental studies, planning, landforms, aerial photography, field techniques and Latin America.

College Corner

Thursday, March 7, 2013 by The Press in Local News


Klobosits earns dean's list recognition

Caitlin Klobosits of Coplay has been named to the fall 2012 dean's list at Mansfield University.

To be named to the dean's list, a student must be attending the university full-time and attain at least a 3.5 GPA for the semester.



residents named to dean's list

Danielle K. Fatzinger of North Catasauqua and Stephen M. Wetherhold of Catasauqua were recently named to the McDaniel College dean's list for the fall 2012 semester.

Juan Camacho seeks to represent Catty

Thursday, March 7, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Lawyer and Democrat Juan P. Camacho has announced his candidacy for a seat on the Lehigh County Board of Commissioners.

He seeks a seat in District 3, which includes East and South Side Allentown, West Bethlehem, Catasauqua, Fountain Hill and Hanover Township.

"The people of District 3 should support a candidate who represents their interests and believes that only by working together, and setting ideology aside, can we secure a better tomorrow for our county." Camacho said. "This is my home and I want to make sure it is a better place for all."

Catasauqua seeks solution to people loitering along Lehigh

Thursday, March 7, 2013 by PAUL CMIL Special to The Press in Local News

After police and fire reports claimed vagrants were camping along Catasauqua's portion of the Lehigh River, Catasauqua Borough Council members Eugene Schlegel, Alfred Regits and Mitzi Smith ventured into the campgrounds to check out the situation.

Over the canal, across the railroad tracks, on well-worn trails with stashes of litter scattered about, visitors are brought to a split of land where Catasauqua Creek meets the Lehigh River, across from a shuttered candy factory and where Steven Csanadi Jr. pitches his late-model mountain tent.