Catasauqua Press

Monday, October 22, 2018

Ladies fly fishing event is set

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Hokendauqua Chapter of Trout Unlimited

The Hokendauqua Chapter of Trout Unlimited is hosting the third annual ladies fly fishing educational instruction event Oct. 13.

Check-in begins 8 a.m., and the program starts 9 a.m.

There is no cost.

Women, age 18 and older, will be given instruction on fly fishing equipment, how to cast, tie a fly pattern and more.

You may bring your own equipment or use the equipment provided.

Keep in mind you will be outside...

Whitehall police

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 10

An assault in the 3300 block of North Fourth Street brought police to the scene.

The department investigated a disturbance in the 2600 block of MacArthur Road.

A theft occurred in the 5500 block of Summit Street.

A suspicious vehicle on Third Street was reported.

Police were on the scene of a domestic offense against family in the unit block of Maryland Circle.

Officers...

Coplay police

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 24

Police investigated a fight outside a residence in the unit block of South Front Street.

Officers were on the scene in the 100 block of South Front Street for reports of threats being made to a juvenile.

A warning was issued for a registration violation during a traffic stop in the 200 block of North Second Street.

SEPT. 25

Police provided protection-from-abuse service in the unit...

CMS News: Color Run planned for Oct. 7 at CHS

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by The Press in School

The Don8Zone Color Run takes place 10:30 a.m. Oct. 7 at Catasauqua High School. This districtwide fundraiser culminates in a fun race event.

You can register 9:30 a.m. the day of the event, but the fee must be paid in cash.

Donors will receive color packs to throw on the students and community members participating in the run. The more donors there are, the more tie-dyed the participants will be on event day.

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Catasauqua Middle School will be closed Oct. 8 for...

Election Policy

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

As we approach the Nov. 6 General Election, the Whitehall-Coplay Press, Northampton Press and Catasauqua Press, in the interest of fairness, will halt the publication of columns by local government officials and letters to the editor submitted by or about those running for office.

The last week for publication of columns by local government officials running for office is the Oct. 11 edition.

We will, of course, continue to cover the local races, in news stories generated by...

Democrats rally in Coplay

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

Murat Guzel, who heads the Lehigh Valley Democratic Progressive Coalition (LVDPC), held a political rally, billed as Harmony Fest, at the American Club of Coplay pavilion Aug. 9.

“This is a local organization. Every local Democrat Party organization and all the Democratic elected officials joined us and are a part of this group,” he said.

Guzel had a two-page list of everyone who supports his organization. Celeste Dee is the executive director of LVDPC and set up the event. She...

Northampton: Boy Scout Troop 93 to serve spaghetti

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Boy Scout Troop 93 is having a spaghetti dinner 4-7 p.m. Oct. 6 at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 19th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

In addition to the pasta meal, salad, drinks and dessert are included.

There is a cost. Children age 6 and under can eat for free.

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St. John’s Friendly Fifties group will meet 1 p.m. Oct. 8 in the St. John’s social hall, 1343 Newport Ave.

Emil Schanta will entertain.

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Northampton AARP Chapter...

Catasauqua: Borough presents Fest O’ Fall Oct. 6

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The Historic Catasauqua Preservation Association is sponsoring the 13th annual Fest O’ Fall celebration noon-5 p.m. Oct. 6, with a rain date of noon-5 p.m. Oct. 7.

Activities will be held at Biery House, 8 Race St., and George Taylor House, Lehigh and Poplar streets.

Family activities include a hay ride, kids’ crafts, face and rock painting, games, an obstacle course and more. You can make a scarecrow or purchase a kit to make one at home. You can also make a bird house to take...