Catasauqua Press

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Hold on tight!

Thursday, November 1, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Getting an early start as future firefighters at the Northampton Fire Department open house in October, in celebration of Fire Prevention Week Month are, from left, brothers Andrew Strohl, 4, and Alexander Strohl, 3, of Catasauqua; and Mason Dobish,2, of Northampton. The boys enjoyed directing a spray of water from a fire hose at a mock-up of a building, with an assist of two borough volunteer firefighters.

Dent faces challenge from Daugherty

Thursday, November 1, 2012 by KEN PETRINI Special to the Press in Local News

The U.S. representative from the 15th Congressional District, Charlie Dent, is facing challenger Rick Daugherty in the Nov. 6 election.

Dent was unopposed in his primary, while Daugherty defeated Jackson Eaton 59 percent to 41 percent.

Daugherty, who grew up in West Bethlehem, and attended school in the Catasauqua Area School District before receiving a bachelor's degree in social work from Moravian College, is a longtime party activist.

He was asked why he is running for office.

Parent wants school bus stop moved

Thursday, November 1, 2012 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

Debbie Edelman, a resident of North Catasauqua, requested the school district move the Front and Chapel streets bus stop to where it was previously located, at Second and Chapel streets.

She spoke to school board members about the issue during the Oct. 9 Catasauqua Area School Board meeting.

Edelman's concern involves the safety of her daughter, who attends Sheckler Elementary School, crossing the street. She said the intersection where the current bus stop is located is dangerous.

College Corner

Thursday, November 1, 2012 by The Press in Local News


Krall participates in stadium band

Elizabeth Krall, of Whitehall, is participating in Susquehanna University's stadium band this fall.

The Susquehanna stadium band plays at all home football games, the homecoming parade and pep rally and at special events throughout the fall. Membership is open by audition to all university students.

Krall, a junior music education major, is a 2010 graduate of Whitehall High School. She is the daughter of Douglas and Deborah Krall.




Thursday, November 1, 2012 by The Press in Local News


· Vietnam Veterans of America meeting – 7 p.m., Banko Family Community Center, 2545 Schoenersville Road, Bethlehem. All Vietnam veterans are welcome for membership. Information: Ken Howard 610-428-9911.

· Catasauqua Area Lions meeting – 7 p.m., Jednota Club, Fifth and Grove streets, North Catasauqua. Information: 610-264- 0740.

· Duplicate Bridge, Invitational – 12:30 p.m., Lehigh County Senior Citizens Center, 1633 Elm St., Allentown. For players with 0-199 master points. Information: 610-437-3700.