Catasauqua Press

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 29

Officers investigated a report of a suspicious person in the 1200 block of Third Street.

Traffic stops were conducted at Fourth and Main streets and at Howertown Road and Grove Street.

JULY 30

A report of a con artist in the 1400 block of Main Street brought police to the scene.

Officers responded to an ordinance violation in the 1100 block of Front Street.

A barking...

Whitehall police

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 29

Officers investigated a burglary in the 1000 block of Livingston Street.

Thefts from vehicles occurred on Chestnut Street and Spring Mill Road.

Animal complaints on East Columbia Street and MacArthur Road and at Whitehall Mall were addressed.

Police investigated a report of a missing adult in the 1100 block of West Tyler Street.

The department responded to suspicious activity on...

Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Local News

AUGUST

MONDAY 20

Catasauqua Borough Public Safety Committee meets 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.

North Catasauqua Borough Council meets 7 p.m. in the borough building, 1066 Fourth St.

TUESDAY 21

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.

Catasauqua Borough Zoning Hearing Board...

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 30

In the 300 block of Edward Lane, police sought information regarding a suspicious vehicle.

A hit and run occurred at Whittier Place Apartments, 895 Walnut St.

On 11th Street, a tree was in the roadway. The fire department was also on the scene.

JULY 31

No-parking signs were issued in the 300 block of Mulberry Street.

On Second Street, officers sought vehicle repossession...

Night at the Races fundraiser at American Legion a success

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

American Legion Post 215, 330 Second St., Catasauqua, opened its doors Aug. 4 for a first-time event from the recently founded Please and Thank You Foundation.

“We just started this group, and this is our first fundraiser,” said Colleen Brooks, who heads the organization.

Brooks is a senior care nurse with decades of experience in the community.

She developed Williams Manor, a senior living home in Bushkill Township.

“Our home is a pay facility, but I have seen so...

Coplay police

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

AUG. 6

Officers investigated a report of a domestic dispute in the 400 block of Chestnut Street.

Police responded to a disturbance in the unit block of South Front Street.

The department assisted Whitehall police with a report of mini bikes on the Ironton Rail Trail.

AUG. 7

Police responded to a medical alert alarm in the 100 block of South Front Street.

An animal complaint in the 200...

Coplay: Committee meeting planned for Aug. 16

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Borough’s 150th anniversary committee will meet 7 p.m. this evening, Aug. 16, in council chambers at the borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St.

A parade with a historical theme will be held May 18, 2019, with the line of march beginning at Second and Chestnut streets, which was the same route the 100th centennial parade took in 1969.

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From 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 20, Coplay Public Library will have a free music movie for all to enjoy. “Mary Poppins” is the featured...

Northampton police

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

AUG. 1

Criminal mischief in the unit block of West 21st Street was reported. A dining room window was smashed.

AUG. 2

A female shoplifting at Dollar General, 2016 Main St., brought police to these scene.

AUG. 3

Officers checked on the welfare of a male in the 2000 block of Main Street.

AUG. 7

A suspicious person in the 1600 block of Main Street was reported. The department...

Happenings

Monday, August 13, 2018 by The Press in Columns

AUG. 13

• Guitar Hero tournament (for grades 6-12), 2 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information and registration: 610-262-7537

• Vacation Bible School (for age 3 to sixth grade), 6:30-8:30 p.m., at Whitehall Bible Fellowship Church, 3300 Seventh St., Hokendauqua. VBS will continue until Aug. 17. Information and registration: whitehall.lehighbible.com/activities/vacation-bible-school

AUG. 14

• Community heroes night, 5-8 p.m., in the...