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Catasauqua police

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.


Officers assisted Pennsylvania State Police in contacting an individual in the 200 block of Front Street.

On Race Street, a disabled vehicle on private property was reported. The owner was contacted to remove it.

At the police department, 90 Bridge St., individuals were warned to leave private property.

At the department, police assisted Sanctuary at Haafsville in returning a dog to its...

Video contest ends June 8

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful

Anyone participating in Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup of PA is reminded to submit an entry in the video contest.

To participate, send Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful a 60-second video of your Great American Cleanup of PA event showing individuals, groups, children and adults having fun making our communities clean, beautiful and vibrant! Be sure to mention the Great American Cleanup of PA in your video.

Cash prizes,...

Elementary school: No school May 28 for Memorial Day

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in School

Schools will be closed May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. Enjoy your weekend, and stay safe!

Classes will resume May 29.


Fun days at Sheckler Elementary School, being held as part of students’ physical education class, will continue with fourth grade May 29 and first grade May 30. Students should remember to wear sneakers and sunscreen if needed.


If your child may have misplaced items at school during the year, remind them to check the lost and...

Northampton: Annual Wynnewood Estates garage sale is on for May 26

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The annual Wynnewood Estates family garage sale will be held 7 a.m.-3 p.m. May 26.

More than 50 families will be participating.

To get to the sale, travel east on 10th Street from Main Street. Turn left onto Atlas Lane and continue to Buckingham Drive.


Northampton Borough Municipal Building will be closed May 28 in observance of Memorial Day.


The 10th annual Paw Prints on the Canal is set for 11 a.m.-4 p.m. June 3 at Canal Street Park. It...

Lasagna dinner planned for June 7

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1900 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Allentown, will host a lasagna dinner in the handicapped-accessible parish hall 5-7 p.m. June 7. Salad, Italian bread, assorted desserts and beverages will also be served.

There is a cost for adults and children, but children 3 and under eat for free.

Come with a hearty appetite, and bring your friends and neighbors.

The church is located on the border between Allentown and Bethlehem, two...

High school: Freddy nominations announced

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in School

Congratulations to Zoe Mulzet, as Lina Lamont, and Connor McCully, as Don Lockwood, for earning 2018 Freddy Awards nominations for their performances in the Catasauqua High School Drama Club musical “Singin’ in the Rain.” Zoe’s performance earned her a nomination in the outstanding featured performance by an actress category, while Connor was nominated for outstanding performance by a featured dancer.

Congratulations to both students and to everyone who contributed to the success of...

Coplay: Legion post hosts Memorial Day event

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Stanley W. Reinhard American Legion Post 426 will hold its annual Memorial Day program May 27.

The day will begin with a 10:30 a.m. Mass at St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, 4 S. Fifth St.

The legion contingent and auxiliary will then meet at the post home, 134 S. Second St., for a service and wreath-laying ceremony at Coplay Saengerbund’s veterans war monument, 205 S. Fifth St.

The program then moves to the St. Peter cemetery on Hokendauqua Street, followed by the St....