Catasauqua Press

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Eckhart enters race for county executive

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Lehigh County Controller Glenn Eckhart has announced his intent to seek the Republican nomination for Lehigh County executive. He made his special announcement recently at Big Woody’s, Allentown.

Eckhart has been a school board member, township commissioner and county commissioner and is currently the Lehigh County controller.

“Now I want to be your county executive,” Eckhart said.

Eckhart has been serving the community for nearly 20 years.

“I truly believe Lehigh...

Service news

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 by The Press in Local News

U.S. ARMY

Army 1st Lt. Curtis M. Garner has deployed overseas in support of Atlantic Resolve.

Atlantic Resolve is a demonstration of continued U.S. commitment to collective security and enduring peace and stability in the region in light of the Russian intervention in Ukraine.

Since April 2014, Army Europe has led land forces efforts on behalf of the U.S. military, by conducting continuous, enhanced multinational training and security cooperation activities with allies...

WHITEHALL POLICE

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

MARCH 11

A report of suspicious activity brought officers to Gallagher Road.

Police were called to Grape Street for a wanted person.

Officers responded to a report of criminal mischief on Main Street.

A report of suspicious activity summoned police to Grape Street.

Officers responded to a report of a domestic dispute on Olympic Circle South.

Police were called to MacArthur Road for...

Catasauqua lunch menus

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 by The Press in School

Thursday, April 6:Elem. — Whole-grain macaroni and cheese, assorted fresh fruit, side salad, baby carrots, milk. M.S. — Whole-grain ham and cheese pretzelwich, assorted fresh fruit, Tater Tots, baby carrots, milk. H.S. — Whole-grain ham and cheese pretzelwich, assorted fresh fruit, Tater Tots, baby carrots, side salad, milk.

Friday, April 7:Elem.— Whole-grain Maxx stick with tomato sauce, corn, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S. — Cheese steak on a whole-grain roll,...

Coplay: Holiday egg hunt is planned

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 by The Press in Columns

The Easter Bunny will make a visit to Coplay on Saturday for the American Club of Coplay’s annual egg hunt. The event, set for 32 N. Third St., will begin noon for children of members.

Following the race for the brightly colored eggs, the jolly rabbit will take to the stage for pictures.

Along with the candy treats, there will be hot dogs and refreshments for the children.

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The borough’s digital speed signs, one on South Second Street and the other on Chestnut...

Catasauqua: Fish dinner set for St. Mary’s

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 by The Press in Columns

St. Mary’s will be having a fish dinner 4-7 p.m. April 7 in the Parish Center, 122 Union St. The menu includes fried breaded Icelandic haddock, vegetable, cole slaw, stewed tomatoes, roll, dessert, beverage and choice of baked potato, cabbage and noodles or mac and cheese.

For more information, call 610-264-0332.

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The Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua, Second and Pine streets, is having its annual vendor fair, flea market, craft and bake sale, as well as Chinese...

N. CATASAUQUA POLICE

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

MARCH 26

A report of a hit-and-run accident brought officers to the 1100 block of Howertown Road.

Officers assisted Catasauqua Police Department in the 700 block of Third Street.

MARCH 27

Police responded to a report of an abandoned vehicle in the 1200 block of Second Street.

A report of a found dog brought officers to the 600 block of Pennsylvania Street.

MARCH 28

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