Catasauqua Press

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by The Press in Local News

OCTOBER

MONDAY 16

Catasauqua Borough Public Safety Committee meets 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.

TUESDAY 17

Catasauqua Borough Zoning Hearing Board meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.

Catasauqua Borough Public Utilities Committee meets 6 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.

Catasauqua Borough Public Works Committee meets 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.

Hanover Township (Lehigh County) Planning Commission meets 7:30 p.m. in the township building, 2202 Grove Road.

WEDNESDAY 19

Cement Worker of the Month

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by ED PANY Curator, Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum in Local News

Michael C. Miller

Mr. Michael Miller was reared in Nazareth, graduating from Nazareth High School in 1986, where he played tackle on the football team and was a heavyweight wrestler on the Blue Eagles championship wrestling squad.

He recalled, “I especially admired coach Ray Nunamaker and Larry Oberly, my social studies teacher.”

Michael attended Unity College in Maine and studied conservation and law enforcement. He used this training and served on the Coopersburg Police Department for seven years.

A prolific weightlifter, Michael owned Nazareth Barbell for 12 years.

Meet Kodiak!

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by The Press in Local News

This loving and beautiful 6-year-young, front-declawed, spayed tortoiseshell is searching for her forever home and a new best friend.

Our Kodiak has gold eyes and a heart of gold to match.

Truly, she is lovelier than the island in Alaska and more cuddly and affectionate than the bear.

Kodiak is up to date on shots, super affectionate, loves to be petted and is eager to find herself a forever home.

If you’re looking for a new best friend, look no further as Kodiak will happily fill the position with ease.

Turnpike bridge to be replaced; closure expected Oct. 13-16

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission warns motorists to change travel plans or brace for a long detour Oct. 13-16 during a planned weekend closure of the Northeastern Extension (Interstate 476) in Lehigh and Carbon counties as workers replace a 60-year-old bridge.

The detour will occur from 9 p.m. Oct. 13 to 4 a.m. Oct. 16. The detour exits are the Lehigh Valley Interchange (No. 56) for northbound traffic and the Pocono Interchange (No. 95) for southbound traffic. The authorized detour route directs motorists to Route 22, Route 33 and Interstate 80.

Jeanne McNeill accepts 133rd nomination

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by AL RECKER in Local News

With an overwhelming endorsement by Lehigh County Democratic Executive Committee and the state’s Democratic leadership Oct. 4, Jeanne McNeill accepted the party’s nomination to fill the 133rd Legislative District seat in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, which has been vacant since the Sept. 8 death of her husband, Daniel.

The 133rd District includes portions of Hanover (Lehigh County), Whitehall and Salisbury townships, Bethlehem (Lehigh County) and Catasauqua, Coplay and Fountain Hill boroughs.

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 by The Press in Local News

OCTOBER

MONDAY 9

Catasauqua Borough Recreation Committee meets 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.

Catasauqua Borough Authority meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.

TUESDAY 10

North Catasauqua Borough Council meets 7 p.m. in the borough building, 1066 Fourth St.

Catasauqua Area School Board meets 7 p.m. in the administration office board room, 251 N. 14th St.

WEDNESDAY 11

Insurance agency tourney winnings given to food bank

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

Brosky golfers take second place, donate $6,000 prize

Todd Brosky, of Brosky Insurance Agency, presented a $6,000 check to the Catasauqua Food Bank Sept. 28.

Food bank volunteers Joe Tognoli and Jeanine Craver welcomed Brosky, Cheryl Butler and her son Brett. Brosky told them, “Every year, Erie (Insurance) has a charity golf tournament. We all chip in to play. This year, we came in second place.”

The insurance agency donated its winnings from the tournament to the food bank.