North Catasauqua's Charotin Hose Company answered the following calls recently.
Smoke in dwelling
Nov. 13, 11:47 a.m.
North Catasauqua firefighters responded as mutual aid with the Northampton Fire Department for a dwelling fire at 1254 Main St., Northampton. Allen Township Fire Department and Northampton Regional EMS also responded.
Members of the North Catasauqua Betterment Committee set out on a star-filled December night to judge the sixth annual North Catasauqua Small Town USA Holiday Home Decorating Contest. The committee toured around the borough, viewing homes of this year's contestants, totaling more than two dozen homes.
"This year's entries seemed to go all out as they helped to make North Catasauqua sparkle and shine bright for the holiday season," said Joseph T. Keglovits, committee chairman.
Hanover Township Chairman Bruce Paulus reported that he and township Manager Sandra Pudliner met informally with representatives from a New York land development company interested in developing land the airport has available. The plan would involve covering land in Allen and East Allen townships with warehouses.
Area residents enjoyed a holiday tradition Dec. 8 at the North Catasauqua park.
Santa Claus visited North Catasauqua children during the holiday season.
The Dec. 15 Newtown, Conn., shooting which tragically took the lives of 20 children and six adults devastated the nation. The deadly shooting left many Americans with a myriad of questions concerning the safety of their schools, students, teachers and staff.
The Catasauqua Area School District has in place a crisis response plan in the event the district is confronted with an emergency situation.
A Catasauqua High School student was pronounced dead Saturday, Dec. 29, at the intersection of Race and Railroad streets.
Jaenis Delossantos, 18 and a senior at CHS, was a passenger in a vehicle operated by Thomas R. Bono, according to a news release issued by Chief Douglas Kish of the Catasauqua Police Department.
The vehicle, Kish reported, was traveling west on Race Street when Bono lost control of the automobile and struck a utility pole at 6:15 a.m. at the 100 block of Race Street.
Catasauqua residents observed an annual tradition at the Dec. 2 tree lighting event.