Catasauqua Press

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Suspected ammonia spill investigated in Hanover Township

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

Fifteen ambulances converged on a Hanover Township site when a hazardous condition was reported June 1.

Details of the event were reported to the township council at their June 6 meeting by township clerk Vicky Roth.

“We received a call from Health Network Laboratories about an ammonia smell coming from the swale between two buildings,” Roth said. “We contacted Base Engineering, who went over to investigate.”

The building is located on Roble Road.

Ammonia can mix...

Coplay: Scoreboard dedication is Saturday

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by The Press in Columns

A large crowd is expected noon Saturday at Sammy Balliet Stadium for the dedication of the impressive state-of-the-art digital scoreboard in the outfield. Local dignitaries, sports figures and others, including an IronPigs mascot, will participate.

The stadium grounds has the enviable reputation as one of the finest diamonds in the region, where Curt Simmons of Egypt and Phillies fame honed his pitching skills.

Although one of the first stadiums to have lighting for night games...

Editor’s View

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Snoopy’s Christmas

“Christmas bells, those Christmas bells

Ring out from the land

Asking peace of all the world

And good will to man ...

“The Baron had Snoopy dead in his sights

He reached for the trigger to pull it up tight

Why he didn’t shoot, well, we’ll never know...

“The Baron made Snoopy fly to the Rhine

And forced him to land behind the enemy lines

Snoopy was certain that this was the end

When the Baron cried...

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by The Press in Local News

JUNE

THURSDAY 22

Hanover Township (Lehigh County) Zoning Commission meets 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 2202 Grove Road.

MONDAY 26

Catasauqua Borough Council holds a workshop meeting 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.

Catasauqua Borough General Government committee meets 6:30 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.

TUESDAY 27

Catasauqua Area School Board holds a special meeting to receive a report from the Innovative...

north Catasauqua police

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 4

Officers assisted Coplay police with a report of a domestic dispute in the 300 block of Schreiber Avenue.

In the 1000 block of Fourth Street, a domestic dispute brought out police.

Criminal mischief in the 1300 block of Third Street was reported to police.

Police responded to a disturbance in the 1000 block of Howertown Road.

Officers assisted a citizen who fell in the 1400...

correction

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by The Press in Local News

In an election follow-up story in the May 25 edition of The Press, North Catasauqua Borough Council candidate Joseph T. Keglovits was incorrectly identified as an incumbent. In fact, the Joe Keglovits currently serving on the council is his father, Joseph D. Keglovits.

In the running this fall to fill four four-year terms on the borough council are incumbents Cherie Gebhardt, John Yanek and Peter Paone and challengers Mark Gioielli and Joseph T. Keglovits.

Other council members...

Golf tournament

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Hankee Fund

The Krysta Hankee Memorial Fund will be holding its 10th annual Krysta Hankee Memorial Golf Tournament Sept. 9 at Whitetail Golf Club, Bath. Shotgun starts are 7:40 a.m. and 1:15 p.m.

The per-player fee includes greens fees, cart, lunch and prizes.

Lunch will be provided by Carmel.

Tee time will be secured when payment is received. Whitetail tournament and seasonal sponsorships are available.

For cost, registration and other information, email...