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Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by The Press in Local News

OCTOBER

MONDAY 15

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

TUESDAY 16

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

Catasauqua Borough Shade Tree Commission meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.

Catasauqua Borough Public Utilities Committee meets at 6 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.

Catasauqua...

Lights, camera, action: Sheckler students run morning show

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by MARK RECCEK in School

The excitement and tension mounts among the students bustling back and forth inside the classroom that has recently been converted into a makeshift television newsroom.

Students energetically begin practicing their lines as they turn on the equipment.

Sheckler Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Deborah Elek instructs the students to get into their assigned places, as the morning show is about to begin.

Student Donovan Gair carefully positions himself behind the...

Coplay police

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Police respond

to break-in

Coplay Police began an active investigation into the break-in of the United States Post Office on Chestnut Street.

The break-in took place 6:04 a.m. Oct. 3. Police on Monday indicated nothing appears to be missing.

Police said those involved gained entry by smashing a side window.

Possible leak reported at Giant

A report of a possible gas leak Friday evening in the warehouse area of the Giant Food Store at Chestnut and...

Second Street still a problem

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by PAUL CMIL Special to The Press in Local News

At Catasauqua Council's regular meeting Oct. 1, proponents of the borough's proposed Front Street development project were disappointed when council did not vote or debate details of the agreement between the borough and the developer.

"According to our solicitor, there are certain sections of the agreement that have been presented to us that we can't comply with," explained Council President Brian Bartholomew.

The solicitor and members of council will meet with the developer,...

Ring in fall with Autumnfest on Sunday

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

Come out and enjoy the sixth annual Best of North Catasauqua Autumnfest and Car Show this Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the North Catasauqua Park, 701 Grove St. The rain date is Oct. 20.

There will be plenty of fun activities for kids, including an Elmo Musical Show and a kids craft tent at noon. Children will also have the opportunity to meet and greet Tip the Crayola Crayon and Red from Red Robin.

The Catasauqua Press will sponsor a Bounce House and Brosky Insurance will sponsor...

Catasauqua column

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

The Catasauqua American Legion, 330 Second St., will host the band Flirtin' with the Mob Saturday, Oct. 20.

Flirtin' with the Mob is a 12-piece dance band that plays a selection of favorite dance tunes from the 60s, 70s and 80s.

Light fare will be served from 7 to 8 p.m.; beer and soda included.

Advance tickets are available and tickets will also be sold at the door.

The party runs from 8 to 11 p.m. Wear your favorite Halloween costume or come as you are.

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North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPTEMBER 30

· Officers were called to the 1000 block of Second Street to investigate a fight.

· Officers assisted the Catasauqua Police Department in the 100 block of Bridge Street.

· Police responded to a disorderly group in the 800 block of Locust Street.

· Officers assisted the Coplay Police Department in the area of North Front Street.

OCTOBER 1

· Officers responded to...

FF&F

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Forgotten Felines and Fidos will hold a shot clinic for dogs and cats from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 20 at 9645 Hamilton Blvd, Breinigsville.

There will be a cost for rabies and distemper vaccinations.

Dogs must be on leash and cats must be in carriers.

For more information, call 610-841-1736.

CMS column

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by MARK RECCEK in School

Catasauqua Middle School students and family are invited to movie night tomorrow, beginning at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium.

Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase.

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The middle school Parent Teacher Forum will hold a meeting Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. in the school library.