Catasauqua Press

Friday, December 6, 2019


Thursday, October 31, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Four Democratic candidates, four Republican candidates and one Liberty party candidate, are on the Nov. 5 ballot for Lehigh County commissioner at-large. This is a four-year term. Vote for no more than four.

We asked the candidates the following question:

How do you plan on advocating for our senior citizen population if you are elected?

Their responses follow.


• Bob Elbich, Weisenberg Township

Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by The Press in Local News



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

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

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


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

Race arraignment to be held Nov. 12

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Former Catasauqua resident charged with sexual assault

A formal arraignment for Kimberly Race, formerly of Catasauqua and now of Northampton, has been scheduled for Nov. 12.

Kimberly Race, 43, was charged last month with one count of statutory sexual assault, a felony of the first degree — because the juvenile was under age 16, the defendant was more than 11 years older, and they were not married to each other — and one count of corruption of minors, a misdemeanor of the first degree, according to Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin.

Hanover Township approves road improvement bid

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

Council discusses redistricting support resolution, but measure fails

At its regular meeting Oct. 16, Hanover Township Council approved a bid of $133,300 for curbing along Troxell Street.

The street has been plagued with sinkholes and water leaks for years. The program to repave the street will start with this curbing project. Portions of the street will be rebuilt from the base up, while other portions will be a mill and overlay process.

Mark Thomas returned to council to address the board regarding his request for a resolution to support Fair District Pennsylvania.

Blondies craft show a success

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

Every year during the Fest O’ Fall activities, Blondies puts on a craft fair and food special at its location along Front Street. This year’s event was Oct. 5.

If you are looking for the latest trends, Blondies craft fair is the place to visit. Becky Gillespie, owner of Blondies, finds unique concepts and new designs.

Unique offerings in this year’s fair include Color Street nail polish strips, Thirty-One, Wicksquisite Candles and more.

Pink Zebra had fragrances embedded in wax beads that need to be heated to release their scent.