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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...

Roughies Report

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by LINDA ROTHROCK Special to The Press in School

All Catasauqua High School juniors are encouraged to pick up their parking permit applications in the school's main office as soon as possible. Any other students who will be driving to the high school should also pick up a parking permit application in the main office. Assigned parking begins Monday, Sept. 24.

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Anyone interested in joining the German Club this year should visit Frau Haney in room B221 as soon as possible. Club dues are $3, used to provide a scholarship for...

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPTEMBER 9

· Officers assisted EMS in the 1200 block of Fourth Street.

· A parking complaint brought police to Fifth and Liberty streets.

· A request for information brought officers to the 1100 block of Howertown Road.

SEPTEMBER 10

· Officers assisted EMS in the 300 block of Cypress Street.

SEPTEMBER 11

· A report of suspicious activity brought police to the 1000...

Coplay police

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Police issue DUI citation

A traffic stop by borough police Sept. 15 resulted in the arrest of Kyle Miller, 32, of 17 W. Tenth St., Northampton.

Miller was cited for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. He was transported by police to the Lehigh County Central Booking Center, Allentown, for processing.

Tricycle stolen

Jonathan Schlager of 110 S. Seventh St., Coplay, reported on Sept. 15 the theft of a tricycle.

Described as a red and white...