• Open mic and jam night, 6:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339
• Coplay Lions Club meeting, 7:15 p.m., at Coplay Saengerbund, 205 S. Fifth St.
• Preschool storytime, 10:30 a.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. The event will continue Tuesdays until April 24. There will be no storytime April 10. Information and registration (required): 610-432-4339...
Bill Leiner, the first Democratic candidate to announce a run for the soon-to-be-vacant 7th District Congressional seat, has suspended his campaign.
In a memo sent to his supporters March 1, Leiner said he will endorse Democratic candidate Susan Wild in her attempt to capture the Lehigh Valley’s Congressional seat. Republicans have held the former 15th District, now known as the 7th District, since 1999.
“I will be dedicating my time and effort for the remainder of the primary...
At Catasauqua Borough Council’s regular meeting March 5, Debbie Smale took her turn at the podium to discuss an ongoing problem with a Hartzell’s Plumbing box truck that is parked outside her house.
Smale had a few pertinent questions.
The truck has been parked outside her house since late summer, she said. The police served a complaint on the owner of Hartzell’s, she continued, adding the owner assumed the complaint was lodged by Smale. Smale said she did not make the...
“Please know that I am so very humbled that the voters trusted me to manage our county over the next four years,” said new Lehigh County Executive Phillips Armstrong, addressing a crowd of county officials, politicians or their representatives and other guests Feb. 22 during his State of Lehigh County address.
Armstrong, speaking at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown, introduced his remarks by assuring the attendees that he and his administration are interested in putting progress over...
Thursday, March 15: Elem. — Whole-grain chicken and cheese quesadilla, assorted fresh fruit, refried beans, baby carrots, milk. M.S. — Whole-grain chicken and cheese quesadilla, assorted fresh fruit, green beans, baby carrots, milk. H.S. — Whole-grain chicken and cheese quesadilla, assorted fresh fruit, refried beans, baby carrots, side salad, milk.
Friday, March 16: Elem. — Whole-grain pizza, assorted fresh fruit, side salad, baby carrots, milk. M.S. — Turkey sub with lettuce and...
Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.
In the 700 block of Railroad Street, officers investigated a report of a wire down on the roadway. PPL was notified.
On Sixth Street, an abandoned vehicle was tagged.
Tires were stolen in the 600 block of Howertown Road.
An abandoned vehicle was tagged in the 700 block of Second Street.
A 12-year-old male, of Catasauqua, was cited at Catasauqua Middle School, 850 Pine St., for...
Catasauqua Borough Public Safety Committee meets 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.
Catasauqua Borough Zoning Hearing Board meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.
Catasauqua Borough Public Utilities Committee meets 6 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.
Catasauqua Borough Public Works Committee meets 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.
Hanover Township (Lehigh County)...
Congratulations to Mikaela Alleyne, Hailey Baez, Gwen Polles, Katherine Stewart, Kayla Kaeppe, Trinity Kern, Madelyn Moussa and Carter Weinhofer, who have recently been accepted into National Honor Society.
Your hard work and dedication to excellence are reflected in your acceptance into this prestigious organization!
Today is the last day to submit your completed application for summer employment opportunities with Catasauqua’s building and grounds department....
Mr. Roark Grammes was born in Hudson, N.Y. His father, Donald, was a chemist with Lone Star Cement. Roark moved with his family when his father was transferred to Greencastle, Ind.; Trumbull, Conn.; Roanoke, Va.; Shawnee, Kan., where he graduated from Shawnee Mission High School in 1980; and finally to Allentown in 1981.
After graduating from Lehigh County Community College, he followed in his father’s footsteps and was hired as a lab technician at Lone Star in Nazareth, the landmark...
Eighth-grade students will visit Catasauqua High School March 23.
Reminder: There will be a parent-teacher forum meeting 7 p.m. March 20 in the library.
Schools will be closed March 29 and 30 and April 2 for spring break.
In the event of inclement weather, tune in to the radio or television or check the district website for any schedule changes. Please do not call the schools. Parents should have plans to adjust the family schedule or...