Catasauqua Press

Monday, August 19, 2019

Coplay police

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

AUG. 5

A report of a disorderly group in the 1000 block of Barbara Drive brought police to the scene.

Officers responded to a disturbance at Coplay Parkway.

The department investigated a suspicious vehicle in the unit block of South Front Street.

Assistance was offered to North Catasauqua police during a reported domestic assault in the 800 block of Chapel Street.

A complaint of a building...

Catasauqua: Big Wahu Caribbean Band plays Aug. 16

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The Big Wahu Caribbean Band will play 7-10 p.m. Aug. 16 at the amphitheater at Catasauqua Park and Playground, 501 American St.

As always, bring those lawn chairs, blankets and snacks.


Revolution Church will be holding a back-to-school bash 1-3:30 p.m. Aug. 25 on the grounds of the George Taylor House, Lehigh and Poplar streets.

Kids will be treated to games, hot dogs, chips, snow cones and school supplies. There will also be a bouncy house, dunk tank and...

Northampton: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church plans flea market, bake sale

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1235 Main St., will hold a flea market and bake sale 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. Aug. 17. Food will be available for purchase.

Proceeds will benefit the church’s building fund.


Northampton Liederkranz, 402 E. Ninth St., will hold its Summerfest 2-9 p.m. Aug. 17.

Outdoor entertainment includes Kate & Those Guys, 2-5 p.m., and Rock Solid, 6-9 p.m. Peter Johann Band will perform 9 p.m. inside the club.

The club will offer drink...

McNeill to host support program Aug. 19

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Veterans outreach

Area veterans are invited to take part in the monthly support program at the office of state Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-133rd.

A representative from the American Legion Service Office Outreach program will be in McNeill’s office at 1080 Schadt Ave., Whitehall, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 19 to provide information on services available to veterans and their families. The representative will be available to discuss education, health care and death benefits.



Monday, August 12, 2019 by The Press in Columns

AUG. 12

• Beading club meeting, 1:30 p.m., in the reference area of Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Television show: “Doctor Who” (episodes 4-6 of season 1), 4:30 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

• Game night, 5-7 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

• Pinochle, 7 p.m., in the Trexler Room of Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm...

Zoning error complicates development

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

Hanover Township Council’s action at its meeting July 17 further frustrated Good Mac Airport Associates in its attempt to develop a parcel on the corner of American Parkway and Airport Road.

Good Mac, the same group that developed Airport Center, purchased the property years ago with the idea that people shopping at Airport Center would spill over into another area less than a half-mile down the road.

However, complications came to the fore as the developers prepared...

Public memorial planned for N. Catty police chief

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 by PAUL FOX in Local News

The borough of North Catasauqua has arranged an Aug. 22 public memorial service to honor the life and work of the late Chief of Police Kim Moyer, who died suddenly July 13 at the age of 68.

Moyer served with the North Catasauqua Police Department for 45 years, acting as police chief for 40 years.

The service will be held at Catasauqua High School, 2500 W. Bullshead Road, Northampton, for any community members to pay their respects. Doors will open 5:30 p.m. for a 6:30 p.m....