Catasauqua Press

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Community remembers late chief

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 by PAUL FOX in Local News

Service is held for Moyer

The borough of North Catasauqua hosted a public memorial service Aug. 22 for the late Kim Moyer, the borough’s police chief who died suddenly and unexpectedly July 13 at the age of 68.

A large crowd of family, friends and police officers from neighboring municipalities gathered at Catasauqua High School to honor the life and memory of Moyer. The departments of North Catasauqua, Catasauqua, Northampton and Coplay were also joined by the Bethlehem Mounted Police, as well as honor guards from Allentown and Bethlehem departments.

Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, August 28, 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.

There’s a new swing at North Catty park

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 by PAUL FOX in Local News

On Aug. 5, Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce presented North Catasauqua Borough a $500 check to go toward the cost of the new handicap-accessible swing, which was recently installed at North Catasauqua William J. Albert Memorial Park, 701 Grove St.

Established in Bethlehem in 1985, the Chamber has expanded to provide funding for beautification grants throughout the Lehigh Valley and beyond, including Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon and Monroe counties and Warren County, N.J.

Back to School Bash is a blast

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

Revolution Church helps kids get ready for school

Revolution Church took over the George Taylor House grounds for its Back to School Bash Aug. 25.

“We try to do something every year to make sure that students are ready for school,” said Pastor Mary McIver, of Revolution Church, 5 Race St. “And we add a little fun to the event, too.”

Crayola donated paper, crayons and notebooks for kids headed back to the classroom. The church staff packaged everything into 95 backpacks that were supplied by church members.

The party included more than just standing in line to get a backpack.

Wolf takes action to reduce gun violence in Pennsylvania

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Gov. Tom Wolf has signed an executive order making unprecedented sweeping changes to executive branch agencies and programs to better target the public health crisis of gun violence in Pennsylvania. He was joined by advocates, legislators, cabinet secretaries and Charles Ramsey, chair of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, who will use his expertise in a new role advising the executive branch on implementing these changes.