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Thursday, December 6, 2012 by For locations, call 610-782-3254. in Social News

Wednesday, Dec. 5: Veal parmesan, rotini with sauce, zucchini, wheat bread, diced pears.

Thursday, Dec. 6: Yankee pot roast, baked potato, green beans, wheat bread, tropical fruit.

Friday, Dec. 7: Breaded Pollack, vegetable rice, Mediterranean medley, wheat bread, banana.

Monday, Dec. 10: Cheese lasagna with marinara sauce, meatballs, Italian blend vegetables, dinner roll, diced pears.

Tuesday, Dec. 11: Chicken picatta, wild rice, American blend vegetables, wheat...

CMS News

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by MARK RECCEK Special to The Press in School

I hope students and their families had a restful and warm Thanksgiving break together.

Now it's back to books, classes, projects and tests for Catasauqua Middle School students.


The CMS-PTF Spirit Dance will be held this Friday, 7-9 p.m., in the middle school gymnasium.

The dance, previously scheduled for Nov. 16, was rescheduled for this Friday evening.


Also, mark your calenders for the CMS winter instrumental concert scheduled for Dec. 13...

Roughies Report

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by LINDA ROTHROCK Special to The Press in School

Congratulations to the Catasauqua High school students who were chosen by Lehigh Career and Technology Institute administration, faculty and staff as students of the month for October 2012 in their respective lab.

Each student was selected in recognition of their achievements during the prior month: Miranda Boyle, Cosmetology; Joey Defiore, SOC Material Handling; Joseph Johnson, Electrical Technology; Robert Johnson, SOC Building Trades Maintenance; Mariah A. Lopez, Computer...

Roughies band has a very busy season

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by MARK RECCEK Special to The Press in School

Members of the Catasauqua High School marching band traveled to Harrisburg Oct. 27 to showcase their musical skill in the Tournament of Band (TOB) Atlantic Coast Championships.

The Oct. 27 event featured a total of 19 schools in Group 1A, from Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and West Virginia and was one of several the band competed in this season.

Although the Rough Riders did not place in the competition, band director Jim D'Annibale lauded the band on...

Keep on collecting

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by The Press in School

Please remember to continue sending in your Box Tops for Education to your child's classroom. Redeeming these box tops helps purchase items for the school. Collecting them also helps your student's class come out on top during the contest for the second submission of Box Tops, running in to March. Every top you submit turns trash into cash for your childs school.


School will be closed for students on Dec. 3.

Development still stirring controversy

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by PAUL CMIL Special to The Press in Local News

While the decision to vote on an agreement to develop the FL Smidth property on Front Street was delayed yet again, the issue continues to stir debate for Catasauqua residents. At the Catasauqua Borough Council's workshop session Monday, Councilman Vincent Smith reported that the borough has received the latest revision to the proposed agreement with Weston Solutions, the borough's proposed developer for the property.

According to borough Solicitor Jeffrey Dimmich, the agreement...

No decision on A. Duie Pyle facility

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by PAUL CMIL Special to The Press in Local News

In October, residents in Hanover Township's Sherwood Park area swarmed the township's new municipal meeting chambers, protesting the idea that A. Duie Pyle, a trucking company, would build a repair facility on vacant land near the Carmike Theater.

At that time, Attorney Joseph Piperato, who represents A. Duie Pyle, said the company's plan would be explained at a public hearing. That public hearing was held on Nov. 14. Over 50 people crowded into the meeting room.

The purpose of...

Parents tell audience about son's drug addiction

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by CHRIS ZWEIFEL Special to The Press in Local News

If your child has a drug addiction, you can never be suspicious enough.

"Whenever you're not suspicious, I think you're deceiving yourself," Bruce Wlazelek told a group of parents recently. "You have to stay vigilant so that you can know when they need help in case they don't ask."

Wlazelek and his wife, Ann, of Upper Macungie Township, spoke at Queenship of Mary Church Nov. 13 as part of a parent support night sponsored by Valley Youth House, Project SUCCESS and Lehigh Valley...