Catasauqua Press

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Catasauqua lunch menus

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by The Press in School

Thursday, May 25: Elem. — Whole-grain chicken and cheese quesadilla, assorted fresh fruit, refried beans, baby carrots, milk. M.S. — Turkey sub with lettuce and tomato, assorted fresh fruit, steamed peas, baby carrots, milk. H.S. — Whole-grain chicken and cheese quesadilla, assorted fresh fruit, refried beans, baby carrots, side salad, milk.

Friday, May 26: Elem. — Whole-grain pizza, assorted fresh fruit, side salad, baby carrots, milk. M.S. — Whole-grain chicken and cheese quesadilla...

Man charged in area robberies

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin announced recently that an Allentown man has been charged in relation to 10 robberies, which occurred between November 26, 2016, and May 1, 2017, including two at the same business in Catasauqua and one in Hanover Township, Lehigh County.

Cane Singleton, 23, of 662 Sherman St., Allentown, is charged with 10 counts each of robbery and conspiracy, both felonies of the first degree. Singleton currently is incarcerated in Lehigh County Jail on...

Coplay: Legion plans Sunday program

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Stanley W. Reinhard Jr. American Legion Post 426 will hold its annual Memorial Day program May 28.

The contingent, honor guard, rifle squad and auxiliary will begin the day attending special services at Trinity United Church of Christ.

The itinerary then has the legion going to Laurys Station for a ceremony at the village’s church cemetery. Back in the borough, the legion contingent will commemorate the fallen service personnel at a program and wreath laying at the Coplay...

Coplay police

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

MAY 14

A residential alarm sounded in the 100 block of South Second Street.

A disturbance in the 200 block of South Second Street brought out police.

MAY 15

Officers assisted Whitehall police for a suspicious person at Sheetz, 5001 MacArthur Road.

The department received a report of a theft from a residence in the unit block of South Second Street.

A domestic dispute in the unit block...

Northampton: Balance, fall prevention screening set for today

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by The Press in Columns

State Rep. Zach Mako, R-183rd, will host a free balance and fall prevention screening 10 a.m.-noon today, May 25, at his borough office, 2030 Center St. It is conducted by Good Shepherd Physical Therapy. Appointments are required and can be scheduled by calling 1-888-447-3422.

“As people age, their risk of falling increases,” Mako said. “When a person falls, it can result in sprains, broken bones and other health issues. By preventing falls through increasing a person’s balance,...

Northampton police

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

MAY 12

Criminal mischief occurred in the 1600 block of Lincoln Avenue. Tires of two legally parked vehicles were reportedly slashed.

MAY 13

Police responded to a report of harassment by communication in the 600 block of East 20th Street. A female was reportedly harassing another female via Facebook and text messages.

In the 300 block of East Ninth Street, police investigated a report of...

Elementary school: Students get set for some fun shopping

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by The Press in School

On May 26, students in some grade levels at Sheckler Elementary School will travel to Catasauqua Middle School to visit and have the opportunity to shop, as the sixth-graders there hold their annual fiesta.

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School will be closed May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. Enjoy your long weekend and stay safe. Regular scheduled classes will resume May 30.

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Thanks to all the parents and guest speakers who came out to Sheckler May 19 and spoke to the fourth-grade...

Township police checking for seatbelt use this afternoon

Monday, May 22, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall Township police will conduct a “Border to Border” seatbelt enforcement event 4-8 p.m. today.

The township department has partnered with 315 municipal law enforcement agencies in Pennsylvania and 24 other states to send a zero-tolerance message to motorists that driving or riding without a seatbelt will result in a ticket, no matter the state.

To increase safety on Pennsylvania’s roadways, state and municipal police will conduct traffic enforcement zones and roving...