Area police are seeking the whereabouts of a convicted murderer, alleged to have raped a handicapped Catasauqua woman last month.
Catasauqua Police Chief Douglas Kish told The Press he does not want to cause a public panic.
“We do not believe he is a threat to citizens,” he said in a June 22 telephone interview. “He is not a serial rapist.”
Representatives from Northampton County and Wildlands Conservancy met with North Catasauqua Borough Council at its June 18 meeting to discuss future enhancements to the borough’s Lehigh River waterfront area.
Christopher Strohler, senior conservation planner with Wildlands Conservancy, and Bryan Cope, open space coordinator for Northampton County, provided updates on the D&L Trail progress and the conservancy’s efforts along the Lehigh River watershed.
Blocker’s Coffeehouse, 309 Front St., Catasauqua, sponsored a Coffee for Paws event June 16. Owner Vicky Bartholomew has always kept a pet-friendly atmosphere since the coffeehouse opened.
“We invited some vendors and wanted to have a place where people know they can bring their pets,” she said.
In the “barking lot,” pet owners met other dog lovers.
Hanover Township (Lehigh County) Zoning Commission meets 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 2202 Grove Road.
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.
At Catasauqua Borough Council’s workshop session June 25, Councilwoman Jessica Kroope expressed her continued displeasure with the proposed ticketing ordinance. Kroope has been opposed to the measure from the beginning.
Willow Brook Farms has hosted hundreds of equestrian events since the facility’s creation, but this weekend’s festivities will be a first for the North Catasauqua property.
The rodeo is coming to town.
The Willow Brook Bull Blast & Western Heritage Festival, presented by Rockin’ R Western Productions, will take place June 30 and July 1. Saturday’s event begins noon with the Bull Blast scheduled for 7 p.m. The festival continues 9 a.m. Sunday with the Bull Blast scheduled for 3 p.m.