Catasauqua Press

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Pancake supper planned

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1900 Pennsylvania Ave., Allentown, will have a Fat (Shrove) Tuesday pancake supper in its handicapped-accessible parish hall 5-7 p.m. Feb. 25.

There is a cost. Children under the age of 3 eat for free.

Served will be pancakes, sausage, applesauce, juice, coffee and tea.

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church is on the border between Allentown and Bethlehem, two blocks south of Catasauqua Road. Turn from...

Northampton: Assumption BVM Church schedules breakfast for Feb. 23

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 2181 Washington Ave., will host a breakfast 8:30 a.m.-noon Feb. 23.

This month’s special is creamed dried beef on toast.

There is a cost. Tickets will be sold at the door.

For price and other information, call 610-262-2559.

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Assumption of the Virgin Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 1301 Newport Ave., is holding a cheesecake and nut roll sale. Nut roll varieties include apricot, lekvar, nut, poppy seed, red...

Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by The Press in Local News

FEBRUARY

THURSDAY 20

Catasauqua Borough Public Utilities Committee meets 9 a.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.

MONDAY 24

Catasauqua Borough Council holds a workshop meeting 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.

WEDNESDAY 26

Lehigh County Board of Commissioners meets 7:30 p.m. in the public hearing room of the Lehigh County Government Center, 17 S. Seventh St., Allentown.

THURSDAY 27

Hanover Township (Lehigh County)...

Lions Club seeks new members

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by PAUL FOX in Local News

Catasauqua Area Lions Club hosted an open house Jan. 23 at Jednota Slovak Center Social Club, North Catasauqua, in the hopes of spreading awareness about the organization and attracting new members.

Lions Clubs around the country and beyond are made up of charitably minded men and women who volunteer their time to serve in their communities. Catasauqua Area Lions Club, in particular, has lent its support to countless projects in both Catasauqua and North Catasauqua since its creation...

Northampton police

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

JAN. 23

Officers checked on the welfare of females in the 400 block of East Seventh Street and in the 800 block of Washington Avenue.

A trailer hitch was taken off a legally parked vehicle in the 100 block of East 15th Street, the report said.

JAN. 24

Officers investigated a report of three males fighting in the 900 block of Main Street.

Police checked on the welfare of a female in the...

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JAN. 17

On Bridge Street and in the 100 block of Pine Street, two traffic warnings were issued.

In the 900 block of Walnut Street, a vehicle was ticketed when police investigated a parking complaint.

A vehicle was ticketed and towed on Stonewood Place.

A party agreed to quiet down when officers responded to a domestic offense against family at Whittier Place Apartments, 895 Walnut St.

In...

Boscola announces grants for county emergency services

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

State Sen. Lisa M. Boscola, D-18th, recently announced volunteer fire companies and volunteer ambulance services in Lehigh and Northampton counties were awarded $406,836.90 through the 2019-20 Fire Company, Emergency Medical Services Company Grant Program, which is administered by the Office of the State Fire Commissioner.

“The Fire Company, Emergency Medical Services Company Grant Program helps provide financial assistance to the most vital organizations in our community,” Boscola...

Sheckler News: Book fair set for Feb. 20 at Sheckler

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by The Press in School

The Scholastic book fair will be held at Sheckler Elementary School for families to come out to shop and make purchases together 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 20 in the school’s cafeteria.

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TV Turnoff Week will conclude Feb. 22. Signed participation forms for students who took part in this challenge are due back to your child’s teacher by Feb. 24.

Congratulations to all students who made it through the week with no television.

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Sheckler Elementary’s candy...