From left, Catasauqua residents Becky Shull, Lauren Benkovic, Robert Shull and Candy Kratzer arrive in full force, dressed in their costumes, for the Eighth Annual Halloween Party held Oct. 19 at the Arch Street Hotel.
Hanover Township (Lehigh County) Zoning Commission meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 2202 Grove Road.
The Catasauqua Borough Council holds a workshop meeting at 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.
At Sunday's sixth annual North Catasauqua Autumnfest & Car Show, area residents spent the day enjoying a variety of family-style activities at the borough park.
North Catasauqua resident Kim Jarrah, whose daughter attends Catasauqua Middle School, remains unsatisfied with the middle school's grade policy.
She again appeared before the Catasauqua Area School Board Oct. 9 to express her concern with how the grading policy adversely affects children like hers.
She said while conducting her own personal research she found only one school district in the Lehigh Valley with a grading policy similar to the Catasauqua Area School District.
A mural depicting Catasauqua and elements of its history has been taking shape on a wall of a Pine Street building in recent weeks, thanks to the efforts of artist Matt Halm and his assistant Christopher Kosztyo. Many area residents have stopped to view the work in progress as a brick was transoformed into a colorful welcome at the borough's Pine Street Bridge gateway.
On Oct. 13, the artists officially presented the finished product to the borough at a dedication ceremony.
The project was completed under a grant program designed to revitalize the gateways to Catasauqua.
Jane Miller of Northampton inspects some of the clothing for sale at the community yard sale held recently by the Catasauqua Fire Police on their Race Street training grounds.
North Catasauqua's Charotin Hose Company hosted a Beef & Bingo Dinner recently, a fundraiser for the fire department.
· 64th Annual Jack Frost Parade – 7 p.m., through Northampton. Sponsored by Northampton Exchange Club. Rain date Oct. 25. Information: Linda at 610-625-8886.
· Delaware, Lehigh & Susquehanna Model Railroad Club meeting – 7-9 p.m., Coplay Borough Hall, Fourth and Center streets. Open to all model railroaders ages 14 and older. Information: Dick Lobach at 610-965-2598.
· Zumba classes – 7-8 p.m., Faith Lutheran Church, Hokendauqua. Information: Tara at 610-440-2344.
North Catasauqua's Charotin Hose Company responded to the following calls recently.
Aug. 14, 2:57 p.m.
Charotin firefighters responded with the Northampton Fire Department for a gas leak and odor investigation in the area of East Fourth Street and Howertown Road in Northampton. Northampton Regional EMS was also on the assignment.