Catasauqua Press

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Safe drug

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

hartzell’s

Hartzell’s Pharmacy, at 300 American St., Catasauqua, is part of a new program to help with the disposal of leftover narcotic medications.

Using free Deterra pouches, available at Hartzell’s, to dispose of narcotic medications helps our community by lowering the risk of abuse, lowering the risk of accidental poisoning of small children and reducing harmful effects on the environment.

Here are some details about Deterra pouches:

• Each pouch holds approximately 15 pills.

• The pouch can be used for pills, liquids and patches.

Free classes are offered

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Radio Club

The Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club offers free classes to prepare interested persons for the entry-level FCC license test and the start of enjoyment in amateur radio communications. Additionally, it offers free classes for amateur radio enthusiants holding the entry-level license and wishing to receive the general class license.

Classes for both entry-level and general class license will start Sept. 5 and run for 10 Tuesday evenings, 7-9 p.m., at Gracedale, near Nazareth.

The FCC license test will be given on the 10th Tuesday.

Luncheon to be held Sept. 11

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

League of Women Voters

Kathryn Albarelli, Esq., and Alicia Dominiguez will present “The Impact of Immigration on the Lehigh Valley” at a hot-topics luncheon, held Sept. 11 by League of Women Voters of Lehigh County. They will focus on many issues facing local immigrants and reform efforts.

The public is welcome.

The luncheon starts 11:30 a.m. in the downstairs meeting room of Superior Restaurant, 102 State Ave., Emmaus.

There is a cost, payable at the door. Atten dees may also listen to the speakers without lunch.

Looking for

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

The great Allentown Fair

The Great Allentown Fair is hoping community members’ attics, basements or even home display units may have some relics of World War I that could add to its exhibit commemorating the 100th anniversary of when the landmark fairgrounds in the west end of the city was converted into a World War I ambulance training and mobilization facility.

Dance planned for Sept. 16

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Military moMS

Blue Star Mothers of America Lehigh Valley Chapter No. 201 is hosting its fourth annual Denim to Diamonds Dance 6-11 p.m. Sept. 16 at Leithsville Social Hall, 1995 Leithsville Road (Route 412), Hellertown.

Blue Star Mothers have children who are serving or have served in the military.

For tickets or more information, contact Judith Miller at 610-428-0778 or email jmillerbsmx2@gmail.com.

Motorcycle rally to be held Sept. 17

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

CRIME VICTIMS COUNCIL

Crime Victims Council of Lehigh Valley Inc. will hold its 18th annual Rally Through the Valley benefit motorcycle poker run and pig roast 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 17 to help local victims of crime.

The 60-mile route will start with registration and check-in at Nazareth Borough Park, North Broad Street, and will end at Emmaus Community Park, 1401 Shimersville Road. Following the run, riders will be treated to an all-you-can-eat pig roast and live music by Dynamic Duo, 1-3 p.m.

Advance tickets to be available

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Celtic

CLASSIC

The Celtic Cultural Alliance will be offering a 10-percent discount for the advance purchase of Celtic Classic food and beverage tickets.

The Bethlehem festival runs Sept. 22-24.

Patrons will receive a certificate to redeem at a special booth for advanced ticket purchasers on the festival grounds along Spring, Conestoga, Lehigh and South Main streets.

Tickets may be purchased until Aug. 25.

For more information, visit celticfest.org; Twitter @CelticClassic; and on at Facebook.com/CelticClassic.

Volunteer drivers

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

ITN LV

Independent Transportation Network Lehigh Valley provides 24/7 door-to-door ride service for seniors age 60 and over and visually impaired adults to any destination in the Lehigh Valley.

In order to provide this service, they need volunteer drivers to help them with the increasing demand for rides.

All rides are in the Lehigh Valley only.

Drivers can drive when and where they choose. They must have their own vehicle and clean driving record.

No minimum hours are required.

For more information about volunteering, call 610-419-1645.