The Catasauqua Area Showcase Theatre will not be presenting it's next production for many months, but already its members and volunteers are setting the stage for the curtains to open on the popular Broadway musical "Annie" in April 2013.
At a kick-off membership meeting last Thursday, CAST President Brenda McGuire opened the evening with an introduction of board members and production staff. Attended by dozens of experienced and novice performers - and for the youngest, their parents...
Last week, awards and scholarships were presented at The Great Allentown Fair for excellence and contributions in agriculture.
Fair President William J. "Bill" Albert was presented with the 2012 Outstanding Fair Ambassador Award.
The award was presented at the fair's opening ceremony on Tuesday, Aug. 28.
In addition to annually being elected as the president of the Lehigh County Agricultural Society since 2008, Albert has been the longtime fair board liaison to the blue...
Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.
· Officers responded to a parking complaint in the area of Second Street.
· A juvenile complaint brought police to the 300 block of Howertown Road.
· Police responded to a domestic call in the 100 block of Howertown Road.
· A report of a theft brought officers to the 500 block of Kurtz Street.
· Officers responded to a motor vehicle crash in the 200 block of...
A number of Catasauqua residents entered items for judging during the Great Allentown Fair. A few of them are shown here.
Join the North Catasauqua Fire Department for a hot roast beef dinner and 15 games of cash bingo at their bingo extravaganza Saturday. Doors will open at 3:30 p.m. and the first game of bingo will start at 4:30 p.m. Dinner will be served around 6 p.m.
To obtain a ticket, contact the North Catasauqua Fire Department by calling 610-266-1969 or emailing email@example.com. You could also ask any fire department member or just buy tickets at the...
The Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.
· Officers responded to a report of unwanted phone calls and text messages received by someone in the 1200 block of Davies Drive.
· Police were called to Grape Street to investigate a motor vehicle crash.
· A theft of a vehicle brought officers to the 600 block of Grape Street.
· Police responded to a disturbance in the 900 block of Fourth Street.
· Officers were called to...
Area student conducts research
Kara Eichelberger, of Whitehall, spent the summer studying vitellogenesis in fruit flies at Susquehanna University.
Eichelberger's research involves understanding the yolk deposition process in the genus Drosophila, more commonly known as fruit flies. She is working with Dave Richard, professor of biology.
Eichelberger, a senior biology major, is a 2009 graduate of Whitehall High School and is the daughter of...
Traditions of Hanover at Home is holding a community for breakfast for seniors, 9 a.m. Sept. 20, Perkins Restaurant & Bakery, 205 W. Third St., Bethlehem.
The breakfast is compliments of Traditions of Hanover at Home. Seniors, adult children and caregivers are welcome to attend and learn about Traditions of Hanover at Home services.
The event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited.
RSVP by calling Marisa or Lynne, 610-419-3295, to reserve your seat at the...
Donald F. and Patricia (Dorney) Strohl of Allentown recently celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary .
The Strohls were married Sept. 9, 1972, at St. James United Church of Christ, Allentown by Pastor Phillips.
They are the parents of a daughter, Jennifer, wife of Brett Thompson of Wescosville.
The couple has a grandson Jared Michael Thompson.
The Strohls took an anniversary trip to Iberostar Bavaro, Punta Cana,...