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Northampton police

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 23

· Officers responded to a report of two vehicle tires punctured in the 1700 block of Franklin Street.

JULY 24

· A hit-and-run motor vehicle crash brought officers to the 2000 block of Main Street.

· Police responded to the theft of a string trimmer in the 800 block of Main Street.

· A report of a burglary brought officers to the 500 block of East 12th Street.

· Police...

Watershed group to host ecology day

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Local News

The Bertsch-Hokendauqua-Catasauqua Watershed Association will sponsor a day of watershed ecology education for youth ages 7 and up and their families at Kreidersville Covered Bridge Park on Covered Bridge Road in Allen Township, from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Aug. 18. The rain date is Aug. 19.

The interactive family event will introduce children and their parents to the plants, animals and insects that live in the Hokendauqua Creek at the park.

Participants will be able to see...

Catasauqua police

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 26

· Police were called to the 100 block of Front Street to investigate a report of a disorderly juvenile.

· Officers responded to a report of a suspicious man in the 800 block of Chapel Street.

JULY 27

· A report of a loose dog brought police to the 600 block of Green Street.

· Police were called to the 1100 block of Howertown Road to investigate a motor vehicle crash.

·...

Sheckler Elementary School has new computer lab

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by MARK RECCEK in School

When Sheckler Elementary School students return to school later this month, they will have the use of a brand new, technologically advanced computer lab.

A partnership between the parent supported Home and School Association and the school district made the lab, which was completed in the spring, possible.

The new lab offers a total of 28 student stations. Processing power is provided by five Hewlett Packard MultiSeat ms6200 desktops serving 23 Hewlett Packard MultiSeat T100...

Coplay police

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Window damaged

A resident of the unit block of North Third Street reported to Coplay Police Aug. 3 that someone threw a landscaping rock through the window of her front storm door.

The resident told police she was watching a program on TV when she heard a crashing sound. Responding to the noise, Molchany said she got up and looked outside but did not see anyone. The rock that had been thrown had been in her front yard, police said.

Police are investigating.

Camper...

Appetizer Bowl to benefit ArtsQuest arts education fund

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Social News

ArtsQuest and more than one dozen area restaurants team up for the Appetizer Bowl, 4 - 7 p.m. Aug. 26, Musikfest Café, ArtsQuest Center, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.

Appetizers, dips and finger foods will be served in six different categories: Cheesiest, Seafood-based, Dips & Spreads, Veggie-based, Meat-based and Sauciest Couple (wings and sauce).

Attendees may sample and vote for their favorite in the "People's Choice" category. A judging panel will determine winners in...

Roadside attractions in bloom

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Social News

If you live in the suburbs or if you have the opportunity to drive along country roads, I hope you take the time to enjoy the varieties of colors and species of wildflowers growing along the highways and byways.

Many of them are listed as invasive, but they tend to brighten up my travels from home to local destinations.

The majority of the white flowers growing at the shoulder of area roads at this time of the year are Queen Anne's lace. This member of the parsley family is...