Catasauqua Press

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Learn from local volunteers

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

fresh air fund

Join your East Penn volunteer leaders 1-4 p.m. April 1, at the grand reopening of the Sweet and Sassy Salon, located within The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley, 3045 Center Valley Pkwy, Ste. 104, Center Valley, to learn more about The Fresh Air Fund’s Friendly Towns Program.

Local volunteers will share their experiences hosting New York City children and can answer any questions. Sweet and Sassy Salon will be providing all event guests with free hair makeovers, limo rides, sweet treats, dancing and singing.

Directory now available

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


The free Pennsylvania Campground Owners Association’s Campground Directory is now available.

The magazine lists 229 campgrounds and RV resorts in Pennsylvania and is a must for all RVers and tenters.

The directory divides the state into eight geographic areas with maps, color coding and detailed facility listings for PCOA member campgrounds within each area.

Each of the 229 members of the association is listed with the name, mailing address, phone numbers, access directions, number of sites and listing of facilities.

April 7 event to be held at Westgate Mall

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


State Rep. Dan McNeill, D-133rd, and state Sen. Lisa Boscola, D-18th, will hold their annual Spring Senior Fair April 7 at Westgate Mall.

“Every year, this event has gotten bigger and better, with close to 100 vendors and more than 500 seniors attending last year,” McNeill said. “We are looking forward to another great turnout.”

The free event will be held 9 a.m.-noon at 2285 Schoenersville Road.

There will be door prizes and free refreshments.

No RSVP is necessary to attend.

feline finish line

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Feline Finish Line’s Zoraida has been named “Fantasy Feline’s Next Top Model.”

Meet the stunning, Zoraida, whose name means “enchantress,” and find out why she is just that.

This 6-year-old, raven-haired spayed beauty is aged to perfection, up to date on shots and is sure to turn your head and melt your heart.

Despite, Zoraida’s supermodel image, she fantasizes about a special someone to share her heart and a forever home with.

If you are interested in adopting Zoraida, contact Feline Finish Line 610-704-3315.


Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Volunteers needed


The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the Department of Environmental Protection are seeking volunteers for this year’s Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania, continuing through May 31.

The cleanup is sponsored each year by Penn- DOT, DEP, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and other partners. Groups participating in PennDOT’s Adopt-A-Highway program, which involves volunteers cleaning roadsides year round, are also encouraged to participate in the cleanup.

Feline finish line

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Ahoy there, mates! Captain Jack Sparrow here, and I is looking for me treasure – a good home, don’t ya know? Naturally, I’m full of adventures but have me own sweetness, just the same, and can snuggle with the best of them.

I’m seeking to find a last port of call, and I’m all set to go.


Captain Jack is an 8-month-old neutered male who is up to date on shots.

If you are interested in adopting him, contact Feline Finish Line Rescue at 610-704-3315.

Feline Finish Line

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Neither the Duchess of Cornwall nor the Duchess of Cambridge have anything on our Duchess of Catasauqua.

This lovely lady is tempering just the right amount of “catitude” with style and grace.

Royal watchers say Duchess has been spotted at Petco on Lehigh Street, Allentown, where she is reportedly waiting to catch the eye of someone who will roll out the red carpet and welcome her home.

Duchess is a 2-1/2-year-old young adult who is up to date on shots and is spayed.

An adult home or one with older children is preferred.

Info session

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Muhlenberg College Wescoe School of Continuing Education will host an information session for prospective adult students 2 to 6 p.m. March 16 in the Gabriel House, across from the Trexler Library on the Muhlenberg College campus in Allentown.

Information about bachelor’s degrees in traditional and accelerated formats, teacher certification, summer study, associate’s degrees, major certificates and financial aid opportunities will be available.

Art show

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart Hospital’s Behavioral Health Services presents Authentic Moment, a free exhibit, open daily to the public 9 a.m.-8 p.m. March 9-15 in the assembly room second-floor conference center at Sacred Heart Hospital, 421 Chew St., Allentown.

The featured artwork was created by participants in Sacred Heart’s art therapy program, and honors the courage it requires to express pain, fear, joy, struggles and hope during their journey to recovery.