Catasauqua Press

Monday, April 22, 2019

Catasauqua police investigate violent domestic assault

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by PAUL CMIL in Police Log

Catasauqua Police Chief Douglas Kish has released official information on a March 31 domestic assault case in the borough.

In his report, Kish said police were called around 10 a.m. to 141 Railroad St., near the intersection with Mulberry Street, for a reported assault.

Myrelis Leon-Santiago had allegedly been severely beaten by her companion, James Connelly, Kish said. Officers responded to the report and called an ambulance, which transported her to St. Luke’s Hospital,...

Catasauqua lunch menus

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in School

Friday, April 5: Elem. — Whole-grain Maxx sticks with tomato sauce, peas, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk choice; M.S., H.S. — Fish stix with tartar sauce, whole-grain breadstick, assorted fresh fruit, steamed broccoli, baby carrots, milk choice (H.S.: side salad as well)

Monday, April 8: Elem., M.S. — Chicken nuggets, whole-grain pretzel rod, choice of fruit, steamed broccoli, baby carrots, milk choice; H.S. — Boneless chicken wings with hot sauce, baby carrots, choice of...

Coplay police

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

MARCH 18

Officers were on the scene of a domestic dispute in the 200 block of Chestnut Street.

Suspicious activity in the 100 block of South Seventh Street was reported.

Police assisted a citizen in the 100 block of Coplay Street.

A parking complaint in the 100 block of North Front Street was addressed.

MARCH 19

Suspicious persons in the 200 block of Chestnut Street were investigated...

Northampton police

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

MARCH 15

Officers received a request to check the tire of a legally parked vehicle in the 1600 block of Railroad Street. Police said the tire appeared to be low on air.

A theft from a vehicle in the 1300 block of Main Street was reported. The passenger-side windshield wiper was removed from a legally parked vehicle.

MARCH 17

An unwanted male in the 2100 block of Main Street was reported to...

Naugle to seek re-election as county clerk of judicial records

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Andrea E. Naugle, longtime county clerk and employee, announced that she will seek re-election as the Lehigh County clerk of judicial records.

Naugle, of Allentown, has served as the first Lehigh County clerk of judicial records since January 2008. She oversees the civil, criminal, recorder of deeds and register of wills divisions.

Before her election as clerk of judicial records, Naugle was elected to three terms, beginning in 1995, as the clerk of courts, overseeing the civil...

Sheckler News: Students can shop April 2-5

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in School

Sheckler Shack will be open for business at Sheckler Elementary School April 2-5.

Each grade level is given a day to visit the shack and make purchases if they would like. Students in grade 1 visited April 2; grade 2 went April 3; grade 3 will visit April 4; and grade 4 will go April 5.

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Fourth grade will take a field trip April 9 to see Bach at Noon.

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Career days are being held for second grade April 11 and for first grade April 12.

Parents...

Another View

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

Not only do April showers give life to flowers, they also bring a host of hazards and concerns. Spring weather can be unpredictable. The temperatures swing back and forth between cool and hot.

Mark Twain once said, “In the spring, I have counted 136 kinds of weather inside of four and twenty hours.”

We all are familiar with the usual temperature-shift issues. You leave the house with a sweater on to protect against the morning chill, but by 2 p.m., you are sweating. A few hours...

North Catasauqua: Spaghetti fundraiser planned for April 6

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Porter-Chapman Masonic Lodge 637 F&AM, 1103 Sixth St., will be holding an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner fundraiser 4-7 p.m. April 6.

There will be prizes and a basket raffle at the event.

Proceeds benefit Northampton Area Food Bank.

Call 484-894-0969 or email events.chapmanlodge@gmail.com for more information or questions.

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Also at the Porter-Chapman Lodge, a moolah bingo, with cash prizes, is set...

Whitehall police

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

MARCH 12

A suspicious vehicle in the 2900 block of MacArthur Road was reported.

Police responded to a disturbance in the 2400 block of Main Street.

Reports of suspicious persons on Poplar and Third streets and MacArthur Road were investigated.

A theft in the 2600 block of MacArthur Road occurred.

The department responded to a report of an unwanted person in the 1200 block of Catasauqua...

Restaurant Week set for April 7-13

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Get ready to sip, savor, save and support!

Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce, a proud partner of Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, presents its Restaurant Week April 7-13 at participating restaurants, bake shops and breweries in Whitehall Township, Coplay Borough, Catasauqua Borough and North Catasauqua Borough.

Attention, Lehigh Valley foodies: It’s time to start working up an appetite — because it is the best time to dine! The weeklong event is designed to help...