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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

The Woman's Club of Catasauqua will open their fall season with a pot luck dinner on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. at the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 604 4th St. Following the dinner, entertainment will be provided by bagpiper Pipe Major James Ruhf, who has played the bagpipes professionally for 15 years. For information, call President Yvonne Retzler at 610-264-4924.

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The Catasauqua American Legion Post 215, 330 Second St., Catasauqua, will hold their next monthly all-you-...

Remembering Column

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by ED PANY Curator, Atlas Cement CompanyMemorial Museum in Columns

In this fourth column of a continuing series, I am speaking to Mr. Harold Smith well known local resident, historian and president of the Northampton Historical Society. Today Harold recalls his youth during the Depression era. Many of my older readers recall when home delivery of basic needs was a common practice in the area.

"Our baker was Harold 'Hap' Heberling, conveyor of Friehofer baked products," Harold recalls. "A great salesmen, Hap would deliver bread and attempt to sell...

Sheckler News Column

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by LORI RICE Special to The Press in School

The Sheckler Elementary School Cherrydale fundraiser orders are due Sept. 28 along with payment. Checks should be made payable to Sheckler Home and School. Remember to include your child's name and homeroom number on the check.

Delivery is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 7. By selling 10 items, students will qualify to be invited to The Mega Moola Event in November with DJ Heidi, which will include inflatables along with games, dancing and snacks.

For families with more than one...

Truck

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Although the North Catasauqua Borough Council voted to approve the purchase of a new fire truck last month, it was not the last time the $610,000 expenditure would be debated by council members.

A challenge was made at last Tuesday's council meeting to the purchase following Councilman Shawn McGinley's announcement that the fire truck contract had been signed. McGinley is also president of the borough fire department's Charotin Hose Company.

The challenge was led by Councilman...

Albert

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Paul Albert considers himself a lucky man, blessed with a second chance at life.

The North Catasauqua resident, who has suffered from cystic fibrosis his entire life, was placed on the double lung transplant list back in 1993 due to his lungs failing.

CF is a life-threatening disease passed down through families that causes thick, sticky mucus to build up in the lungs, digestive tract and other areas of the body. It is one of the most common chronic lung diseases in children...

North Catasauqua man overcomes odds

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

Paul Albert considers himself a lucky man, blessed with a second chance at life.

The North Catasauqua resident, who has suffered from cystic fibrosis his entire life, was placed on the double lung transplant list back in 1993 due to his lungs failing.

CF is a life-threatening disease passed down through families that causes thick, sticky mucus to build up in the lungs, digestive tract and other areas of the body. It is one of the most common chronic lung diseases in children...

CCHS welcomes new principal

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in Local News

Mr. Dennis Nemes was welcomed this year as the new Central Catholic High School principal.

Mr. Nemes takes over after spending 30 years as the principal of Northwestern Lehigh High School. He comes to Central with a great amount of enthusiasm and excitement for this upcoming school year.

Freshmen and new students were also welcomed to CCHS during their orientation day. First-year students were assisted by upperclassmen, including members of student council, Viking Mentors and...