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North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCTOBER 19

· A request for information brought police to the 1100 block of Third Street.

· Officers assisted the Coplay Police Department in the unit block of North Fifth Street.

OCTOBER 20

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

· Officers assisted the Coplay Police Department in the unit block of North Second Street.

OCTOBER 21

· A report of a...

Catasauqua column

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

St. Paul's Evangelical Church, 417 Howertown Road, will hold a bag and basket bingo Sunday, Nov. 4 at 2 p.m. The doors open at 12:30 p.m.

Bingo prizes awarded will include Longaberger baskets and designer handbags such as Vera Bradlay, Tignanello, Coach, etc. Those planning to attend are asked to bring a donation of a paper product for the Catasauqua Food Bank in exchange for a free raffle ticket for the Chinese auction.

You may purchase tickets in advance at a discount price...

PTF provides 'best possible learning environment'

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

In the library of Catasauqua Middle School on a Thursday evening, a small yet dedicated group of parents assembles with CMS Principal Melissa Inselmann to discuss the school's focus on providing a fun and educational atmosphere for middle school students.

These parents comprise the Parent Teacher Forum.

The PTF is a nonprofit parent/teacher assemblage of parents, teachers and the principal.

The board, which consists of a president, vice president, secretary and treasurer...

Whitehall Food Pantry

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The First Northern Bank and Trust Egypt office will hold a food drive to benefit the North Whitehall Food Pantry through Nov. 16.

Those who bring a donation will be entered to win one of two $25 gift certificates for a turkey.

Donations may be dropped off at 2228 Old Post Road, Coplay (at the Kornfeind shopping center).

For more information, contact Wendy M. Arrasmith at 610-261-0300.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

The Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCTOBER 22

· A call regarding broken windows at a residence brought police to the 400 block of Race Street.

· Police were called to the 400 block of Bridge Street where hinge screws had been removed from a basement door.

· A 911 hang-up brought police to the 300 block of Poplar Street.

· Officers responded to a criminal mischief complaint on 11th Street.

· Police were called about a...

Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by The Press in Local News

NOVEMBER

THURSDAY 1

Catasauqua Borough Council will hold a workshop meeting at 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.

MONDAY 5

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

WEDNESDAY 7

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

Amended version of county budget is passed

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by DANIEL MINGUEZ Special to The Press in Local News

The Lehigh County Commissioners passed an amended version of the county executive's budget at their meeting Oct. 24.

The amendment directed the county executive to reduce county spending on personnel by $5 million, and turned a $6.5 million one-time tax credit into a reduction of the millage rate by a percentage that would decrease county revenue by $5 million.

The remaining $1.5 million will remain as a tax credit.

The vote fell entirely down party lines with...