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Middle school: Sixth-grade field day is today

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by The Press in School

Field day for the sixth-graders is scheduled for today, May 31.


The seventh- and eighth-grade talent show is June 4 in the auditorium. The fifth- and sixth-grade talent show will be June 5.


Catasauqua Middle School will have early dismissal June 5-8. School will let out 11 a.m. each day.


The eighth-grade promotion is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. June 7.


The last day for students is June 8.


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Hanover will record meetings

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

At Hanover Township Council’s regular meeting May 16, Chairman Bruce Paulus announced that council meetings would be recorded.

“We are doing it primarily so we have accurate minutes,” he said.

Some townships have the audio portion of the meetings available to the public, but no decision was made on releasing the recordings to an at-large audience.

Township Manager Christopher Garges gave the latest update on road improvements.

“PennDOT is expecting the...

Northampton police

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

MAY 12

Officers assisted a Pennsylvania state constable in the 1400 block of Railroad Street in locating a male with a warrant.

A theft from an unlocked, legally parked vehicle occurred in the 1600 block of Main Street. A USB charger and loose change were taken.

MAY 13

A reportable accident in the 2700 block of Cherryville Road involved one vehicle.

MAY 14

Police responded to a...

Coplay: Borough pool sets summer hours

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Parkway Pool will open for the June 9-10 weekend and then daily starting June 11 through the end of August.

Councilman Steve Burker, recreation commission chairman, said the hours are noon-7 p.m.

Season passes are available at the municipal building office, 98 S. Fourth St.

Returning for the summer are the popular aqua Zumba classes, held 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, starting June 18.


Coplay Saengerbund’s pavilion is in full mode for...

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

MAY 14

Unusual activity in the 100 block of Bridge Street was reported.

An abandoned vehicle was tagged in the 300 block of Howertown Road.

Officers investigated a fraud case in the 300 block of Second Street.

On Cambridge Place, an animal complaint was referred to an animal control officer.

In the 300 block of Church Street, police sought Megan’s Law information.

On Front Street,...

High school: Last day for late bus pickup at high school is today

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by The Press in School

The last day Catasauqua High School students will be able to take the late bus is today, May 31.


All graduating seniors should refer to the email sent by Mr. Karess May 17. This email contains valuable information on how to transfer the contents of your Gmail and Google drive to a personal Google account.

All accounts will be deactivated June 15. You must complete this transition as soon as possible, so please act soon.


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