Catasauqua Press

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On the Homefront: Children sometimes have to make mistakes to learn from them

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

Over the years, I have written about how my three (now adult) children have vacillated between thinking their parents are bumbling idiots to believing that we are seers full of enlightenment and wisdom. As I move from being the parent to the consultant/coach for our youngest child, my ideas or suggestions are often met with “Yes, mother! I know that, mother!” Clearly, we are currently in bumbling idiot mode.

My son moved out of his college apartment last May along with three of his...

Coplay police

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 2

Police responded to a parking complaint on North Front Street.

The department assisted Palmerton officers in the unit block of North Seventh Street with a hit and run that occurred in their borough.

Officers addressed parking complaints on North Second and Chestnut streets.

JULY 3

A suspected runaway along the Ironton Rail Trail was reported.

Police provided a protection-from-...

Suspect sought in E. Allen stabbing

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

State Police

Pennsylvania State Police Troop M, Bethlehem, is seeking a suspect wanted for an attempted homicide.

The incident happened in the 600 block of Carriage Road, East Allen Township, just after 6 a.m. July 16.

According to police, the victim, a 20-year-old Hispanic male, was trying to break up a physical altercation when the known suspect, a 29-year-old Hispanic male, stabbed the victim in the chest with a folding knife.

The suspect fled the scene in a...

Northampton police

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 14

A borough ordinance was violated at Canal Street Park. The report said four people were cited for violating no-alcohol and no-swimming restrictions.

A suspicious male in the 900 block of Lincoln Avenue was reported.

At Canal Street Park, a borough ordinance was violated. Police said the male was violating the no-alcohol restriction.

JULY 16

In the 2100 block of Canal Street,...

Whitehall police

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 2

Officers responded to a fire in the 3600 block of MacArthur Road.

Animal complaints on Keystone and Fullerton avenues were reported.

The department responded to criminal mischief on Oak Alley.

Reports of harassment on MacArthur Road and Crystal Drive were addressed.

A theft occurred in the 700 block of Fifth Street.

Police responded to mental health calls on Virginia Avenue...

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 15

Officers investigated a report of criminal mischief in the 1300 block of Howertown Road.

A disorderly group in the area of Lincoln and Green streets was reported.

A traffic stop was performed in the 1400 block of Main Street.

JULY 16

A theft from a vehicle in the 1000 block of Front Street brought police to the scene.

Officers assisted Coplay police with a report of a...

Nonprofits in pipeline to receive grants

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

The Pennsylvania Music Preservation Society will probably get a $2,000 grant, $3,000 less than the newly formed nonprofit had requested from Lehigh County, whose board of commissioners approved a motion at its July 11 meeting to amend the bill to reduce the original $5,000 to $2,000.

At the first reading of the bill at the previous meeting, Commissioner Percy Dougherty opposed the idea of giving $5,000, saying other deserving organizations that have been operational for many years...

Catasauqua: Catty park concert features blues band

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Catasauqua Park Amphitheater, 501 American St., presents the James Supra Blues Band 7-10 p.m. July 27.

Come on out with your lawn chairs, blankets and refreshments.

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Public Library of Catasauqua, 302 Bridge St., will be showing a family movie 10:30-11:30 a.m. July 28. The movie will be “Ferdinand” featuring John Cena.

The summer reading program concludes 10:30-11:30 a.m. July 31 with Officer Wiseman and his K-9 partner Zora visiting. There will be Oogie’s ice...

Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 by The Press in Local News

JULY

THURSDAY 26

Catasauqua Borough Civil Service Commission meets 7 p.m. in the borough hall community room, 90 Bridge St.

Hanover Township (Lehigh County) Zoning Commission meets 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 2202 Grove Road.

MONDAY 30

Catasauqua Borough General Government Committee meets 6:30 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.

Catasauqua Borough Council holds a workshop meeting 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.

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