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Wednesday, May 29, 2013 by MARK RECCEK in School

The Catasauqua Middle School seventh-grade field day will be held today in the football field stadium. The sixth-grade field day will be held Monday and the fifth grade field day is Tuesday.

Field days are wonderful opportunities for students to release stored up energy acquired during the school year and have fun interacting with their peers.


The CMS talent show, hosted by fifth- and sixth-grade students, is on for Wednesday, June 5, at the middle school, during the...

Coplay police

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Purse stolen

A purse was taken from a parked car Sunday night in the unit block of North Fifth Street.

The owner told police the purse was taken from her 1998 Buick, which had been parked with the window open, police said.

Refuse containers reported stolen

A resident of the unit block of North Sixth Street reported the theft of six Rubbermaid garbage containers May 19.

The items were stolen sometime between 3 and 8 p.m. from the rear of the residence,...


Wednesday, May 29, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

The Steelworkers Archives will conduct tours of the former Bethlehem Steel plant 4-8 p.m. June 7, July 5, Aug. 2 and Sept. 6.

A former steelworker will be speaking at each station along the walk.

Call 610-861-0600 or 610-751-0794 for information.

Sheckler News

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 by LORI RICE Special to The Press in School

Fourth-graders will have their fun day May 31.


Fourth-grade students in Mr. Wilson's class will be going on a field trip to Jacobsburg on June 3.


June 4 will be the last day lunch will be served in the cafeteria for the school year.

Early dismissals for students will begin June 5, with the last day of the school year being June 10.

Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 by The Press in Local News



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


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


Hanover Township (Lehigh County) Council meets at 7:30 p.m. in the township building, 2202 Grove Road.

Northampton column

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

The annual Paw Prints on the Canal will be held 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at Canal Park.

It will be held rain or shine.

The event is sponsored by the borough and benefits the Northampton Police Department's K-9 force.


St. John's Friendly Fifties will meet 1 p.m. Monday, June 10, in the church's social hall, 1343 Newport Ave.

Donna Parsons, a Reba McIntyre impersonator, will entertain.


The Northampton Area Public Library and the...


Wednesday, May 29, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Leadership Lehigh Valley (LLV), which identifies and trains emerging leaders from the region, is now accepting applications for the September 2014 program.

Group members will explore personal and community issues and broaden their knowledge of the greater Lehigh Valley during the monthly one-day sessions.

LLV graduates find placement on a broad spectrum of the region's nonprofit boards, providing strategic direction, financial oversight and philanthropic support in health care...

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

MAY 19

· A motor vehicle crash brought police to the 1100 block of Howertown Road.

· Officers responded to a parking complaint at Sixth and Chapel streets.

MAY 20

· Officers assisted the Catasauqua Police Department in the 800 block of Walnut Street.

MAY 21

· A report of a domestic disturbance brought police to the 1000 block of Main Street.

· Officers responded to a...

Catasauqua lunchmenus

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 by The Press in School

Thursday, May 30: Elem.–Hot dog on a whole grain bun, baked beans, sliced peaches, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S., H.S.–Catty bowl with popcorn chicken, assorted fresh fruit, steamed broccoli, baby carrots, side salad, milk.

Friday, May 31: Elem.–Maxx sticks with marinara sauce, broccoli, applesauce, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S., H.S.–Hot roast beef sandwich on a kaiser roll with American, assorted fresh fruit, black bean salad, baby carrots, side...

Rougies Report

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 by LINDA ROTHROCK Special to The Press in School

Congratulations to the members of the Catasauqua High School girls varsity softball team as they earned the distinguished honor of claiming the 2013 Colonial League softball title.

Best of luck to the team members as they begin their run for a District IX title. They played their first game on Tuesday at Parkland High School.


Remember to turn in your fall sports physical paperwork to the CHS athletic office as soon as possible.


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