Catasauqua Press

Monday, October 21, 2019

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 15

Officers were on the scene of a DUI case in the 1000 block of Howertown Road.

Suspicious activity in the 1100 block of Eighth Street was investigated.

A traffic stop was conducted at Green and Main streets.

SEPT. 16

A traffic stop involving drugs and a DUI brought police to Front and Almond streets.

The department investigated a theft in the 600 block of Chapel...

North Catasauqua: Blood drive planned

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Porter Chapman Masonic Temple, 1103 Sixth St., is planning a blood drive 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 12.

To schedule a donation time, email PHermany@gmail.com.

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The North Catasauqua Betterment Committee’s Autumnfest and car show will be held 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 13 at North Catasauqua William J. Albert Memorial Park, 701 Grove St.

The rain date is Oct. 19.

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Porter Chapman is planning an afternoon of bingo with cash...

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 6

Two vehicles were involved in a reportable motor vehicle accident on South 14th Street.

Officers attempted to contact an individual on Race Street for Quakertown Police Department.

A hit and run to a parked vehicle occurred in the 400 block of Race Street.

A dispute between a boyfriend and girlfriend occurred at Catasauqua Police Department.

A theft in the 100 block of Wood Street...

Another View

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

I haven’t been following the news coming out of Washington, D.C., until I read an article from The Washington Post titled “State Department intensifies email probe of Hillary Clinton’s former aides,” dated Sept. 28.

“The Trump administration is investigating the email records of dozens of current and former senior State Department officials who sent messages to then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private email, reviving a politically toxic matter that overshadowed the 2016...

Fitness event set

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by The Press in School

LCCC

Lehigh Carbon Community College and its foundation will host their Fall Fitness Fest Oct. 19 at the main campus in Schnecksville.

This year’s events are focused on raising money for student scholarships and LCCC’s Cougar Cabinet food pantry, which was created to address food insecurity among LCCC’s students. Monetary or food donations are deeply appreciated anytime and on the day of the event.

LCCC has partnered with Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute and Miller-...

Catasauqua: Basket social, flea market set

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua, 210 Pine St., will be holding a basket social, flea market and bake sale 4-7 p.m. Oct. 4 and 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 5.

Browse tables for treasures, and buy some tasty treats from the bake sale.

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Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., will be holding its 150th anniversary celebration service 5-7 p.m. Oct. 5.

Come out and celebrate this memorable occasion.

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Salem UCC will be hosting its next free community...

Coplay: Purse bingo planned for Oct. 6

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by The Press in Columns

St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, 4 S. Fifth St., is hosting a designer purse bingo 1:30 p.m. Oct. 6 to benefit Team Coltan and Make-A-Wish.

Doors open noon.

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Coplay Democratic Club is holding its fall meeting 1 p.m. Oct. 6 at Paulie’s Restaurant, 1214 Chestnut St.

There will be candidates, or their representatives, in the Nov. 5 election at this meeting.

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St. Peter Roman Catholic Church will have a pork and sauerkraut or turkey dinner 4-7 p.m....

Northampton: Boy Scouts to serve spaghetti Oct. 5

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Boy Scout Troop 93 is planning a spaghetti dinner 4-7 p.m. Oct. 5 at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 105 E. 19th St.

There is a cost. Children ages 6 and under eat for free. Drinks, salad and ice cream are included.

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Northampton AARP Chapter 3915 will meet Oct. 9 at Northampton Banquet and Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave. Doors open 11 a.m.

Entertainment will be provided by Maria Santacoloma. Refreshments will be served.

Those interested in bus trips...

Northampton police

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 14

A disturbance between neighbors in the 2600 block of Main Street was reported.

Suspicious activity in the 100 block of Stark Street was investigated. The report said a blue and black bike with no identifying marks or registration plate was left in the backyard of a residence.

SEPT. 15

Police responded to a protection-from-abuse complaint in the 800 block of Main Street.

SEPT. 16...

CMS News: Wear blue Oct. 7 for bullying prevention

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by The Press in School

Students are encouraged to wear blue Oct. 7 in honor of the World Day of Bullying Prevention.

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The eighth-grade Lehigh Career and Technical Institute assembly is scheduled for Oct. 9.

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The fifth-grade Weller Health Education Center presentation will be Oct. 10.

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Catasauqua Middle School will be closed Oct. 14 for the Columbus Day holiday.

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CMS is participating in the Boscov’s Friends Helping Friends event.

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