Catasauqua Press

Monday, August 19, 2019

North Catasauqua: Catty Seniors Plus to meet Aug. 28

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Catty Seniors Plus meets 1 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Slovak Center Social Club, 1223 Fifth St. Doors open noon.

The speaker is Diane Remaly from Caynus Financial Service.

Coffee and desserts will be served. Bingo will follow the meeting.

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North Catasauqua is seeking applicants for chief of police. The department has four full-time officers and four part-time officers.

The chief plans, directs, manages and oversees the activities and operations of the...

Happenings

Monday, August 5, 2019 by The Press in Columns

AUG. 5

• Television show: “Doctor Who” (episodes 1-3 of season 1), 4:30 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 St., Allentown. Information and cost: 610-437-3700

AUG. 6

• Gentle chair yoga class, 9:30-10:30 a.m., at Whitehall Active Lifestyle Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. The class will continue Tuesdays and Thursdays until Aug. 29....

North Catasauqua recycles electronics

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by PAUL FOX in Local News

The Borough of North Catasauqua held its fourth annual electronic recycling event July 27. From 9 a.m. to noon, borough residents brought all of their broken, outdated or unwanted electronics to the public works building, 1460 Main St.

Tom Kish, public works official, assisted three employees from Responsible Recycling Services, Corey Kershner, Gabe Knerr and Freddie Strohl, in loading the truck with boxes of old televisions, computers, monitors, cellphones and other electronic...

Catty council discusses travel restrictions

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

At the Catasauqua Borough Council workshop session July 29, Councilman Brian Mc- Kittrick discussed options he and his colleagues need to consider on two critical streets, Pineapple and Linden. Both streets will be converted to one way to help alleviate traffic congestion.

As McKittrick and Councilman Brian Bartholomew discussed, the traffic patterns in the borough need a thorough review. McKittrick emphasized the need for local restrictions on a range of streets — with emphasis on...

Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Local News

AUGUST

MONDAY 5

Catasauqua Borough Recreation Committee meets 6 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.

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

WEDNESDAY 7

Hanover Township (Lehigh County) Council meets 7:30 p.m. in the township building, 2202 Grove Road.

CMS News: Fifth-grade parent orientation to be held Aug. 6, 7

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in School

Fifth-grade parent orientation is scheduled for Aug. 6 and 7.

If your child’s last name starts with the letters A-F, orientation is 9-10 a.m. Aug. 6.

If your child’s last name starts with the letters G-L, orientation is 11 a.m.-noon Aug. 6.

If your child’s last name starts with the letters M-S, orientation is 9-10 a.m. Aug. 7.

If your child’s last name starts with the letters T-Z, orientation is 11 a.m.-noon Aug. 7.

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Northampton: VFW Post 4714 searching for new home for honor guard

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714 has recently sold its building and is looking for a new location in the Northampton or surrounding communities to house the honor guard.

VFW Post 4714 has been located in Northampton since 1945 and, during that time, served all veterans and the local community. Due to the lack of active members and the ongoing costs to maintain the VFW building, the building was sold. The VFW intends to keep the honor guard, but a location is needed to house uniforms...

Another View

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

I am the summer intern for the Lehigh Valley Press weekly newspapers. I am 19 years old and entering my sophomore year at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

This summer has been an exciting one.

Obtaining my driver’s license, securing an internship and seeing my brother graduate from an Ivy League school, which has not only caused him stress for four grueling academic years, but physical pain as his studies at Cornell University once forced an ulcer to burn...