Catasauqua Press

Monday, October 21, 2019

High-speed chase leads to 2-car crash at MacArthur, Mickley

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall Township

A high-speed chase Oct. 9 in Whitehall resulted in a two-vehicle crash and the apprehension of a driver.

According to the report, at 1:09 a.m., a Whitehall police officer patrolling southbound on MacArthur Road was passed by a vehicle traveling at an excessive speed.

The officer tried to catch the vehicle; however, it crashed with another vehicle near the intersection of MacArthur Road and Mickley Road (south) before the officer could try to stop it....

Catasauqua lunch menus

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by The Press in School

Thursday, Oct. 17: Elem. — French toast, sausage, hash browns, baby carrots, milk choice, orange juice; M.S. — Whole-grain chicken and cheese quesadilla, assorted fresh fruit, green beans, Tater Tots, baby carrots, milk choice; H.S. — Whole-grain chicken and cheese quesadilla, assorted fresh fruit, refried beans, baby carrots, side salad, milk choice

Friday, Oct. 18: Elem. — Whole-grain pizza, green beans, baby carrots, milk choice; M.S. — Turkey sub with lettuce and tomato, assorted...

Lasagna dinner planned for Oct. 24

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

St. Andrew’s

All are invited and encouraged to take a night off from cooking and enjoy a homemade lasagna dinner in the handicapped-accessible parish hall of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1900 Pennsylvania Ave., Allentown, 5-7 p.m. Oct. 24. In addition to lasagna, salad, Italian bread, assorted desserts and beverages will also be served.

There is a cost. Children 3 and under eat for free.

Come with a hearty appetite and bring your friends and neighbors.

All...

North Catty police

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 22

A burglar alarm in the 1000 block of Howertown Road brought out police.

A report of fraud in the 1300 block of Third Street was investigated.

The department responded to a general complaint in the 1000 block of Front Street.

SEPT. 23

A general complaint in the 1100 block of Front Street was addressed.

SEPT. 24

Officers investigated a report of identity theft...

CMS News: Eighth-grade field trip set for Oct. 17

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by The Press in School

The Catasauqua Middle School eighth-grade trip to Washington, D.C., is planned for Oct. 17.

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Picture retake day will be Oct. 18 for students.

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The Weller Health Education Center will present programs to CMS students.

• Oct. 23 — eighth-grade program on vaping

• Oct. 24 — seventh-grade program on building healthy relationships

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There will be an early dismissal Oct. 30. CMS will dismiss students 12:20 p.m.

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Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by The Press in Local News

OCTOBER

THURSDAY 17

Catasauqua Borough Public Utilities Committee meets 9 a.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.

MONDAY 21

Catasauqua Borough Public Safety Committee meets 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.

North Catasauqua Borough Council meets 7 p.m. in the borough building, 1066 Fourth St.

WEDNESDAY 23

Lehigh County Board of Commissioners meets 7:30 p.m. in the public hearing room of the Lehigh County Government Center, 17...

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 20

A vehicle was damaged in the 400 block of North 14th Street.

In the 200 block of Edward Lane, a dispute between a mother and daughter occurred.

SEPT. 21

Officers responded to an animal complaint in the 200 block of Pine Street. The dog was picked up by Sanctuary at Haafsville. The owner later called.

In the 500 block of Circle Drive, a fraud occurred. The investigation is...

Happenings

Monday, October 14, 2019 by The Press in Columns

OCT. 14

• Diamond painting, 2-4 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information and cost: 610-437-3700

• Pinochle, 7 p.m., in the Trexler Room of Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information and cost: 610-437-3700

OCT. 15

• Gentle chair yoga, 9:30-10:30 a.m., at Whitehall Active Lifestyle Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. The class will continue Tuesdays and Thursdays until Oct. 31. Information, cost and...

Day of fall fun

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

Every year, Historic Catasauqua Preservation Association puts on its fundraiser, Fest O’ Fall, on the first Saturday of October. This year’s outing Oct. 5 welcomed a perfect fall day and crowds that gathered for the festivities.

Blondies set up a craft fair in conjunction with the event, and the Catasauqua Fire Department held an open house.

At Fest O’ Fall, HCPA organizers brought back some old favorites — face-painting, the obstacle course and scarecrow building. They also...