Catasauqua Borough Council meets 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.
Hanover Township (Lehigh County) Council meets 7:30 p.m. in the township building, 2202 Grove Road.
The seventh annual North Catasauqua community yard sale and flea market will be held 8 a.m.-2 p.m. June 10 at North Catasauqua Park, 701 Grove St.
Ten-foot-by-10-foot spaces are available for a cost. You must bring your own table. Set up is 6:30-7:30 a.m., and departure is by 3 p.m. The deadline to sign up for a spot is June 8.
Breakfast and lunch will be available for purchase.
The event is sponsored by North Catasauqua We Sing Community Chorus.
Mayor Thomas Reenock has proclaimed June 2 as Gun Violence Awareness Day in the borough. He encourages residents to wear something orange — a shirt, scarf, tie, hat, etc. — or tie orange ribbons on trees to remember and honor victims of gun violence.
Northampton Area Public Library’s Family Fun Day will be held 9 a.m.-noon June 3. Enjoy sand art, face painting and more. The summer learning program registration begins for all ages at this event.
Indianland Garden Club...
Thursday, June 1 and Friday, June 2: All schools, every day: Chef’s choice entrée, appropriate accompaniments, choice of fruit, steamed vegetable of the day, choice of milk, daily selections.
• Luncheon program on Coplay-Northampton Bridge replacement and Catasauqua Iron Works project, 11:30 a.m.-noon (registration) and noon-1 p.m. (program), at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave. Information, registration and cost: http://web.lehighvalleychamber.org/...
Opening day for the 2017 season at the George Taylor House began Sunday as Chris Clugston introduced the Lehigh Valley Folk Music Society. The folk band has a local following.
“Folk music is the music of the people,” said band member Bob Miller.
The band started in 1994 and has recorded several albums. They are scheduled for their 13th year at Musikfest.
“We like to write songs and record,” Miller said. “We auditioned for the Garlic Fest in the Poconos, but they said we...
Voters selected candidates for the November ballot on primary election day May 16.
In Catasauqua, a former borough councilman Al Regits failed in his attempt to regain a seat on the council. Voters selected incumbents Deb Mellish, Vincent Smith and Christine Weaver to fill the Democratic slots on the fall ballot. As they are running unopposed by any Republican candidates, their re-election in November to four-year terms is virtually assured.
Republican Mayor Barbara A. Schlegel...
On April 9, Debra Mellish, one of the past presidents of the Historic Catasauqua Preservation Association, led the first of 12 scheduled walking tours of Catasauqua’s historical districts.
According to the HCPA website, there are two districts. One is the area around Biery’s Port, and the other includes the mansions on Second Street, stretching to Fourth Street and a little beyond.
The Biery’s Port area is significant from the earliest days of the borough. The mansions were...