Catasauqua Press

Monday, June 18, 2018

Coplay: Dinner is set for Saturday

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in Columns

St. John’s Lutheran Church, 18 S. Third St., will have a baked chicken dinner 4-6 p.m. June 9 in the church hall.

The menu includes chicken, lettuce with bacon dressing, baked beans and more.

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The Ironton Rail Trail Commission will hold its annual 5K run/walk 8 a.m. June 10, starting at Saylor Park, Second and Keefer streets.

The IRT will again be part of Coplay Community Days in late August.

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Coplay Sports Inc. will meet at its Sixth Street...

Elementary school: Sheckler has Think First event

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in School

A Think First end-of-the-year assembly will be held for Sheckler Elementary School students this week. Students who kept positive behavior for the second half of the year will be recognized, as will those who kept positive behavior for the entire school year.

Congratulations to all students on “thinking first” and staying on a green card the entire school year by keeping positive behavior. Always remember, continue to Think First! Well done, Sheckler!

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Students in...

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

MAY 17

A vehicle was stolen in the 200 block of Front Street.

Police sought vehicle repossession information in the 400 block of Race Street.

In the 300 block of School Street, a dispute occurred over a traffic incident.

Police assisted an outside agency with a report of a missing dog in the 800 block of Chapel Street.

On Race Street, police responded to a reportable motor vehicle...

Basket raffle helps community

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

Ever wonder where all the Easter baskets wind up? One spot might be the basket raffle at Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, Catasauqua. Every year before the celebrated Victorian High Tea social, the church raises money for its active community outreach programs.

At this raffle, held April 27, there were 110 baskets, along with gift cards and unique items. The grand prizes were a rocking chair and a vacuum cleaner.

This was the 13th celebration of the Victorian High Tea...

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in Local News

JUNE

MONDAY 11

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

Catasauqua Borough Authority meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.

TUESDAY 12

Catasauqua Area School Board meets 7 p.m. in the administration office board room, 251 N. 14th St.

WEDNESDAY 13

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

Northampton police

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

MAY 18

Officers investigated a report of debit card fraud in the unit block of West 21st Street.

A reportable accident, involving three vehicles, occurred at Howertown Road and East Fourth Street.

MAY 20

Police responded to a report of a male causing a disturbance in the 2300 block of Dewey Avenue.

MAY 22

Members of the department checked on the welfare of a female in the 2000...

Catasauqua: St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church plans June 9 yard sale

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in Columns

St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 417 Howertown Road, will be having a yard sale in the fellowship hall 8 a.m.-1 p.m. June 9.

Refreshments will be available for purchase.

There are still some spaces available to rent for a small fee.

Call the church office at 610-264-3221 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. during the week with any questions.

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Bethany United Methodist Church, 429 Walnut St., will be holding Vacation Bible School titled “Polar Blast.” It runs...

High school: Luke Creyer picked for All-League

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in School

Congratulations to Catasauqua High School boys senior baseball player Luke Creyer, who was recently selected for the 2017-18 Colonial League Baseball All-League second team.

Way to go, Luke!

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Also, congrats to high school soccer athletes Grant Gebhardt and Madison Emery, who were chosen to represent CHS at the soccer All-Star Game, which was played June 3 at Salisbury High School.

Nice job, Grant and Madison!

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The last day for undergraduate...

Northampton: Liederkranz plans June 8 clam night

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Liederkranz, 402 E. Ninth St., will hold a clam night 5-8 p.m. June 8.

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Northampton Area Historical Society and Quota Club will join together for a community yard sale 8 a.m.-1 p.m. June 9.

The historical society will hold its sale at the Siegfried Station, West 21st Street.

Quota Club will hold its sale at Canal Street Park. Refreshments and baked goods will be sold.

To reserve a space at Quota’s sale, call Kelly at 610-262-7826. There is a...

Happenings

Monday, June 4, 2018 by The Press in Columns

JUNE 4

• Beading club, 1:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

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

JUNE 5

• Moorestown Garden Club meeting, 7 p.m., at Salem United Church of Christ, 2218 Community Drive, Moorestown. Information: 610-759-1652

• Bingo, 7 p.m. (doors open 5 p.m.), at Klecknersville...