Catasauqua Press

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Local News

DECEMBER

MONDAY 10

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY 12

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

Sheckler News: Home and School seeks donations

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in School

There is still time to get into the spirit of the season and send in a donation from the wish list that benefits Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital. Sheckler Elementary School’s Home and School group has organized the collection.

Donations will be collected until Dec. 14.

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Sheckler Elementary is holding a holiday shop from Dec. 10 through Dec. 14. This in-school shopping program will be open for students to have an opportunity to buy gifts for their families or friends...

Editor’s View

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

Thank you all who commented on my Oct. 17 Editor’s View on dealing with our Generation Y, Z and millennial family members. It is good to know I am not alone in my frustration with our younger generation not wanting “things” — instead wanting experiences.

Since that Editor’s View, conversations have continued with the fact our children and grandchildren will not want our things when we are gone.

I am a person who sees the value of and appreciates the connection with things from...

Coplay police

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

NOV. 26

Officers investigated a possible phone scam in the unit block of North Third Street.

Harassment via cellphone in the 100 block of South Second Street was reported.

NOV. 27

A suspicious vehicle in the 800 block of Catherine Drive was investigated.

A written warning was issued during a traffic stop in the 1000 block of Chestnut Street.

NOV. 28

Police investigated a report...

Santa breakfast set for Dec. 15

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

St. Andrew’s Church

St Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1900 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Allentown, is hosting a breakfast with Santa Dec. 15.

The event will run 9 a.m.-noon.

All children under age 12 are welcome, with adult supervision. Each child will be treated to a breakfast and have the opportunity to make crafts.

The event is free, but registration is required. Call 610-865-3603 to register.

Coplay: Coplay tree lighting planned for Dec. 6

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The borough’s annual community tree lighting program, hosted by Coplay Recreation & Welfare Association, is set for 6:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at the borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St.

Coplay Fire Department will deliver Santa on a fire engine to meet with the children.

Lori and James will present holiday-inspired entertainment program inside borough hall.

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The third annual O Come All Ye Faithful Social Call Christmas party will be held Dec. 7 at the American Club of...

Northampton police

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

NOV. 23

An unwanted female in the 100 block of Lilac Court was reported.

NOV. 25

A domestic dispute occurred between a male and female in the 1300 block of Main Street.

In the 1000 block of Main Street, police responded to a domestic dispute involving a male and female.

NOV. 27

Suspicious activity — a phone scam — in the 1800 block of Main Street was reported to the department....

Catasauqua lunch menus

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, Dec. 6: Elem. — Ham and cheese pretzelwich, side salad, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk choice; M.S. — Chicken fryz, whole-grain pretzel rod, Tater Tots, baked beans, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk choice; H.S. — Whole-grain nachos grande with lettuce and tomato, assorted fresh fruit, refried beans, baby carrots, side salad, milk choice

Friday, Dec. 7: Elem. — Whole-grain pizza, steamed corn, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk choice; M.S. — Sloppy...

Happenings

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 by The Press in Columns

DEC. 4

• Gentle chair yoga, 9:30-10:30 a.m., at Whitehall Lifestyle Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. The class will continue Tuesdays and Thursdays until Dec. 27. Information, registration and cost: 610-437-3700

• Tai Chi exercise, 12:30-1:30 p.m., at Whitehall Lifestyle Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. The class will continue Tuesdays and Fridays until Dec. 21. Information, registration and cost: 610-437-3700

• Deadline to enter the 12th annual North...