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Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in School

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church is hosting a taco dinner on Thursday, May 23. The public is invited to enjoy tacos with all the trimmings, rice, homemade desserts, and a beverage, from 5 to 7 p.m.

The church is located between Allentown and Bethlehem at 1900 E. Pennsylvania Ave. Allentown, two blocks south of Catasauqua Road. Turn at Taft St. to enter the parking lot. The dinner will be served downstairs in the parish hall. Proceeds benefit the church's ministries.

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Back in black

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall Police Sgt. Richard Cuth stands next to a new black and white police vehicle. Whitehall Township is joining a growing number of municipal police departments going back to black and white. Township police vehicles will continue to feature maroon and gold lettering along with the township seal, however.

State police

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Burglary reported

Police responded to a burglary May 1 in the 3700 block of Cherryville Road, Allen Township, Northampton County.

Unknown individuals broke into the residence and stole a .22 caliber long rifle, Coleman generator, Dewalt Sawzall and binoculars, police said.

Information sought

Lehigh Valley Crime Stoppers is offering a reward up to $2,000 for any information leading to the arrest of those responsible for the murder of Jamar McLean, 21.

The...

Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by The Press in Local News

MAY

MONDAY 20

The Catasauqua Borough Public Safety Committee meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.

TUESDAY 21

Catasauqua Borough Zoning Hearing Board 7:30 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.

Catasauqua Borough Shade Tree Commission meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.

Catasauqua Borough Public Utilities Committee meets at 6 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.

Catasauqua Borough Public...

Sheckler News

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by LORI RICE Special to The Press in School

Sheckler Elementary School Fourth-Grade Band members will hold their concert for families and friends tonight, Thursday, May 16, 7 p.m., at the school.

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First-grade students will be going on a field trip May 17 to The Wildlands Conservancy.

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Mrs. Pearl, Sheckler's gym teacher, will be holding fun days for students in each grade level on a specified day. The annual fun days are filled with outdoor activities for students. First grade fun day will be May 21;...

TRIAD members learn about Community Exchange

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by EMILY THIEL Special to The Press in Local News

Kathy Perlow told TRIAD members about the Community Exchange program at their last meeting.

Community Exchange is a project of the Department of Community Health and Health Studies of Lehigh Valley Health Network. The nontraditional form of volunteering is funded by The Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust.

The program is run nationally, across 40 states, and is a volunteer based "time banking" system, where the participants put in one hour of time to receive an hour of credit...

Coplay column

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Columns

Street names mark the character of a community such as Coplay.

The Coplay grid was kept simple; Front, Second, Third and Fourth streets ran north to south and were numbered in sequence to 12th Street on the west end.

The town's main artery is Chestnut Street, which runs east to west the entire length of the town. It starts at Ruch Street on the west and continues to Front Street on the east at the Coplay-Northampton Bridge.

A fondness for trees is also evident in street...

Correction

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by The Press in Local News

The Atlas Cement Museum in Northampton will be open to the public on the second and fourth Sundays of each month from 1 to 3 p.m. The name of the female guide is Sallyann Madden.

Incorrect information was provided in The Press about the hours of operation in an article last week. The Press regrets the error.

Whitehall police

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

The Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

MAY 7

· A report of a suspicious person brought police to the Lehigh Valley Mall.

· Police were called to Whitehall High School, 3800 Mechanicsville Road, to investigate a report of a student who made threatening gestures toward a teacher.

· Officers responded to a report that the inside of a vehicle had sprayed with shaving cream in the 2300 block of North Lehigh Avenue.

· Police were called...