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North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

DECEMBER 30

· Officers assisted a citizen in the 1200 block of Howertown Road.

· A report of a road hazard brought police to Fifth and Buttonwood streets.

· Officers assisted EMS in the 1200 block of Third Street.

DECEMBER 31

· Police responded to a hit-and-run vehicle accident at Fourth and Grove streets.

· Officers responded to an alarm in the 1400 block of Main Street....

Drug trends

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

Alcohol is still the preferred substance for teens, according to Jennifer Britland with the Center for Humanistic Change, in Bethlehem.

Britland led a drug-trend training program recently for middle and high school personnel from Lower Macungie, Easton, Northwestern, Whitehall, Parkland, Freedom and the High School for the Performing Arts along with Lehigh University students and health care individuals.

The purpose of the training was to alert attendees to the trending drugs,...

Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 by The Press in Local News

JANUARY

MONDAY 14

Catasauqua Area School Board workshop meeting at 7 p.m. in the administration office board room at 251 N. 14th Street.

The Catasauqua Borough Planning/Zoning Committee meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.

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

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

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New year begins at LVCHS

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 by The Press in School

After a weeklong break from school to celebrate Christmas, Lehigh Valley Christian High School has jumped right back into the swing of things.

Last Friday, the drama department had auditions for its spring musical production. We would love for you to support us by coming to see our musical in April.

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The choral program recently had its Christmas concert at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church and it was very entertaining and filled with talent. The choir has already...

Happenings

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 by The Press in Columns

THURSDAY 10

· Delaware, Lehigh & Susquehanna Model Railroad Club meeting – 7-9 p.m., Coplay Borough Hall, Fourth and Center streets. Open to all model railroaders ages 14 and older. Information: Dick Lobach at 610-965-2598.

· Al-Anon Family Support Group meeting – 7-9 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, corner of Tilghman and Cedar Crest, Allentown. For adult children of alcoholics and dysfunctional families. Information: 610-395-3781.

· Zumba classes – 7-8 p.m., Faith...

CMS News

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 by MARK RECCEK in School

Welcome back to school and a brand new year!

By now, Catasauqua Middle School students should be readjusted to their class and extracurricular schedules.

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The CMS Parent-Teacher Forum will hold its monthly meeting Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. in the middle school library.

The PTF is an organization consisting of parents and the principal aimed at promoting communication, enhancing and maximizing the education of every child and supporting the efforts and initiatives of...

Box top collection successful

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 by LORI RICE Special to The Press in School

Happy 2013! Hope everyone enjoyed the holidays .

Thanks to all for the effort in sending in those box tops from General Mills products purchased and used in your homes. Sheckler students earned $2,746.21 from the first box tops submission . This will be go toward student field trips, assemblies and Think First Rewards, just to name a few programs.

Remember to continue sending in those box tops to your child's class for the second submission contest, running till early March....

Golden Corral buffet restaurant opens

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

The long awaited opening of the Golden Corral Buffet & Grill took place today, at the southern edge of the Lehigh Valley Mall campus, east of Macy's.

The coveted all-you-can-eat buffet chain held an official ribbon-cutting ceremony late Wednesday afternoon attended by the owners, family members, local and regional dignitaries and the restaurant chain's corporate representatives.

Kal Patel and Hiren Patel, co-owners, said at the ground breaking in July they anticipated...

Catasauqua Colum

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

The Woman's Club of Catasauqua will hold their first meeting of the New Year on Thursday, Jan. 17 at noon at the Old Country Buffet in Whitehall. Each member is to bring an item for the Catasauqua Food Pantry. There will be a chance to win a gift certificate. All donations are appreciated.

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The Catasauqua Thrift Shop was closed the week between Christmas and New Year, but is now open with beautiful clothing for the entire family.

Stop by at 113 Bridge St. on Monday,...