Catasauqua Press

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Catasauqua: Christmas burlesque show scheduled for Dec. 15

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Mistletoe Nights: Who’s Naughty or Nice? burlesque show is set for 8-11 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Gas House Dance Hall, 311 Front St.

There is a cost. Bring a food donation for Manna on Main and receive a free gift.

The troupe consists of Miss China Doll, the Guinness record holder for largest fan dance; host and performer Geo; Ms. Sassy Chassis; and Diamond D’Light. Joining the group from Crufeli Sideshow and Circus Arts is Kiki Crufeli and Scorpino. Lehigh Valley comedian Tyler...

Cedar Hill to take part in Wreaths Across America day

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Wreaths Across America (WAA) has announced that Cedar Hill Memorial Park, Allentown, will once again join the effort as an official location for 2018. This is the seventh year that the cemetery will participate in this national event.

Wreaths Across America started as a simple gesture of thanks that, over the last 10 years, has grown into a national movement of dedicated volunteers and communities coming together not only to remember the nation’s fallen and honor their service, but to...

Coplay: Breakfast is Dec. 15

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Commitment to Family and Community, 165 Cherry St., is hosting a breakfast with Santa Dec. 15.

Doors open 9 a.m.

The menu includes scrambled eggs, sausage, toast, pancakes and beverages.

There is a cost.

For tickets or more information, call 610-262-5956.


The holiday model railroad display will be exhibited in room 201 at borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St.

The display features nine trains on two operating HO-scale modular layouts built by the...

Fighting Hunger: This time of year, reflect on what you’ve done with your life

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by SHARI NOCTOR in Opinion

I read a book that a client gave me while I was on vacation recently. The book is titled “Imagine Heaven” by John Burke. The book’s main theme is to take a hard look at your life and see what you have actually done with it. This is an internal reflection of what really is important to you individually. Is it your family, faith, work, awards and accomplishments, social status, helping others including volunteering? The book asks repeatedly, “If you died today (death can come at any age), what...

Northampton police

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

DEC. 1

A domestic dispute between a male and female in the 800 block of Lincoln Avenue was reported.

DEC. 3

The department said extension cords were cut in the 700 block of Lincoln Avenue. Decorations were not taken, police said.

In the 1500 block of Lincoln Avenue, a hit-and-run motor vehicle accident occurred. The driver-side mirror of a legally parked vehicle was struck.

DEC. 4


Another View

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa are times of the year when family and friends come together to share memories and a meal, sing, decorate and exchange gifts.

The holiday season can be especially difficult if a fire were to break out in a home and take the life of a loved one.

According to local media, a body of one man was found following a fire in Whitehall; a second fire this past weekend displaced nine people and killed a dog.

The body of a 49-year-old man was found...

Sheckler News: Holiday program is Thursday

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by The Press in School

Remember to come out Dec. 13 to listen to Sheckler Elementary School fourth-grade students perform their Christmas program and band concert. The program begins 7 p.m.


Sheckler Elementary students will get to partake in some holiday festivities Dec. 20 when they will be celebrating with classroom parties. They will also enjoy the arrival of a special visitor from the North Pole. I wonder who that could be!


Dec. 21 is an early dismissal day. Kindergarten...

Roughies Report: Doors of C wing lot are now locked

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by The Press in School

The doors by Mrs. Resto’s and Mr. Yanek’s classroom are now locked as of Dec. 10. All students who currently park in the C wing lot will now need to enter the school through the front of the building.


All juniors should continue to sell their Egypt Star Bakery products for the current fundraiser. All money and orders are due by Dec. 14 to Miss LaBar.

Please reach out to her if you need additional selling sheets.


Schools in the Catasauqua Area School...