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Northampton police

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

NOV. 1

Officers assisted Emmaus Police Department in the 100 block of Bridge Alley. A male, who had two warrants, was located, taken into custody and released to an Emmaus officer.

In the 100 block of West 26th Street, a reportable accident involving three vehicles occurred.

NOV. 2

A reportable accident involving four vehicles took place in the 900 block of Main Street.

The department...

Sheckler News: Home and School organization is holding donation drive

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in School

In the spirit of the season, Sheckler Elementary School’s Home and School organization is hosting a donation drive that will benefit Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital.

It’s hard to have a child in the hospital, especially during the holidays. Items collected will help assist families during a hospital stay.

Donations will be collected at Sheckler Elementary until Dec. 14. A list of suggested donations, along with the guidelines, can be found on the Home and School Facebook page...

Morganelli will not seek re-election

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli will not seek another term as district attorney in 2019. Morganelli is currently Pennsylvania’s most senior district attorney and has served as president of the Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association. Morganelli’s current term does not end until Dec. 31, 2019.

“Twenty-eight years ago, I had the honor of being elected district attorney of Northampton County. My years have been rewarding and professionally satisfying. Today,...


Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

You know it is bad when a tweet like this appears in your feed.

“Statewide PENNDOT update. Speed Restrictions. The speed limit has been reduced to 45 mph throughout PA.”

Twitter users received that message Nov. 15 from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation when a powerful snowstorm blasted into the state.

Drivers experienced the pounding weather firsthand.

Area roadways went from snow dusted to covered to dangerously slippery in what seemed like a flash....

North Catasauqua: Lions Club holiday meal will be held Dec. 1

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Seniors who reside in North Catasauqua and Catasauqua or who belong to a church or organization in North Catasauqua or Catasauqua are invited to the 30th annual holiday meal 11:45 a.m. Dec. 1 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 417 Howertown Road, Catasauqua.

The meal, hosted by the Catasauqua Lions Club, is free, but reservations are encouraged.

Register at the Catasauqua or North Catasauqua borough halls, or call Joe at 610-264-4130 and leave a message if no one answers.


Catasauqua police

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

NOV. 12

At Whittier Place Apartments, 895 Walnut St., officers assisted a resident who fell.

Police assisted North Catasauqua officers in the 1200 block of Eighth Street for a report of an open door.

In the 100 block of Wood Street, police investigated a disturbance report. Members of the department gave advice regarding the domestic issue.

Simon Antipas, 35, of Catasauqua, was arrested for...

Main Streets group dedicates mural

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

The mural on the side of Catasauqua Community Food Bank, 527 Front St., had a formal dedication ceremony Nov. 10. Main Streets, Catasauqua’s local business organization, contracted locally trained but internationally known artist Denton Burrows for the mural.

Kimberly Brubaker, president of Main Streets, viewed local artworks on Southside Bethlehem and selected Burrows for his innovative approach to public art.

Burrows classifies himself as a professional street artist and...