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TRADITIONS

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 by The Press in Social News

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...

Article By: Strohl

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 by Strohl in Social News

Couple celebrates

40th anniversary

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,...

Country life? Think twice

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Q. Isn't living in the country healthier than living in the city?

I don't think there's a definitive answer to that question. My first reaction to this inquiry was that life in the country is much healthier. It seemed obvious because of the crime, pollution, crowding and stress of the city.

However, the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) provided me with some surprising information that made me rethink my answer.

Here are some of the statistics from the NRHA:

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Coplay police

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Police respond to disturbance

Borough police on Saturday responded to a disturbance in the 100 block of South Second Street on notice of an intoxicated woman.

On arrival, police located a 29-year-old Allentown woman, who said she was at a party in the area and the person who was to take her home backed out.

The woman was upset, police said, and was waiting for her mother to drive her back to Allentown. Police remained in the area until her ride arrived.

Money...

Take the baton Sept. 11: Relay for Life seeks participants, volunteers

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by JOHANNA S. BILLINGS in Local News

The Relay for Life is not a one-day deal.

Although the 24-hour event which takes place each June at Whitehall High School is familiar to most people, the event does not represent the complete package, said Shari Noctor, chairperson of the 2012-13 Relay for Life of Whitehall. This year, the Whitehall relay celebrates its 10th anniversary and the American Cancer Society is celebrating its 100th.

Relay activities take place all year and, to make this year's event successful,...

Sheckler News

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by LORI RICE Special to The Press in School

Sheckler Elementary School's annual Cherrydale fundraiser kicks off on Friday, Sept. 7, with an assembly for students. Sales packets will be sent home with students that day.

The sale will run through Sept, 28, when all money and orders are due. There are opportunities to earn some great prizes and to qualify for fun events.

Profits pay for student activities and events including grade level field trips.

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Sheckler will be holding a book fair Sept. 7-13....

Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by The Press in Local News

SEPTEMBER

MONDAY 10

Catasauqua Borough Planning and Zoning Committee meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.

Catasauqua Borough Recreation Committee meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.

Catasauqua Borough Authority meets at 7:30 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.

Catasauqua Area School Board meets at 7 p.m. in the administration office board room at 251 N. 14th Street.

TUESDAY 11

North Catasauqua...

Catasauqua column

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

The Catasauqua Club, 226 Pine St., will hold a beach party and vacation giveaway Saturday, Sept. 8, beginning at 4 p.m.

A raffle will be held to win a weeklong vacation at the Sandy Beach Resort in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Traditional summertime fare will be served and guests are encouraged to wear their favorite beach attire.

Tickets are available for purchase in advance or at the door.

Call 610-264-1771 for more information.

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Don't forget Salem United Church...

A surprise for Al Regits

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by PAUL CMIL Special to The Press in Local News

Longtime Catasauqua Borough Councilman Alfred Regits has been honored as a new member of the Catasauqua Hall of Fame. The official announcement was made at a free outdoor concert sponsored by the borough.

Several months ago, Catasauqua Borough Council President Brian Bartholomew informally decided to invigorate the borough's hall of fame.

The names of past honorees are engraved on pavers set in front of the Catasauqua Park & Playground's amphitheater.

The borough...

Northampton police

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

AUGUST 20

· Officers responded to a report of criminal mischief in the 1300 block of Washington Avenue.

· Police were called to the 300 block of East 18th Street to investigate the theft of a Garmin GPS unit.

· Officers responded to the theft of aluminum siding and a garage door in the 1400 block of Canal Street.

· Police were called to the 1700 block of Hokendauqua Street to investigate the...