Catasauqua Press

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

School board OKs comprehensive plan

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 by SAMANTHA ANDERSON in Local News

AP calculus course will be added for Catasauqua High School students

At the Catasauqua Area School District Board of Education meeting Sept. 11, the board voted on the final plan of the school district’s comprehensive plan for 2019-22. Director of Curriculum and Assessment Dr. Christina Lutz-Doemling said this plan meets all the state’s Department of Education requirements and has been a work in progress over the past few years. It was unanimously approved.

Hanover approves B. Braun expansion

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

Project already had green light from LVPC, planners

B. Braun Medical Inc., the medical device maker, brought a full slate of executives to Hanover Township Council’s meeting Sept. 5.

B. Braun wants to expand its existing facility on Marcon Boulevard by 310,000 square feet. The company was represented by Attorney Timothy Charlesworth, who directed questions during the public hearing.

The company requested a variance on the township’s height restriction. Building height in the township is capped at 50 feet.

Readers invited to participate

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Stockings for Soldiers

The Lehigh Valley Press invites you to share some of the warmth of the yuletide season with Keystone Military Families and the Stockings for Soldiers program.

Keystone Military Families’ mission is to provide caring support for deployed military members in all branches of service to our country, no matter where they are stationed in the world.

The organization provides care packages, special holiday packages, letters, cards and more to raise the spirits of the troops.

Catasauqua boy inspired to donate hair for those with cancer

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by SAMANTHA ANDERSON in Local News

When Nathan Scholl’s grandmother asked him for some of his hair as a lighthearted joke during her cancer treatments, no one realized the impact this request would have on the boy.

After she passed away, Nathan wanted to do something to help others in his grandmother’s position and took her appeal to heart. The young Catasauqua resident decided to overcome his hatred of hair cuts and donate his hair. This started a tradition for the boy, and this July marked his second donation.