Catasauqua Press

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n. Catasauqua police

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

MAY 6

Police were on the scene of a DUI in the 1400 block of Main Street.

A motor vehicle accident occurred in the 1200 block of Main Street.

MAY 7

A suspicious vehicle in the 700 block of Grove Street was reported.

Officers assisted Catasauqua police in the 700 block of Front Street.

Lost property in the 1300 block of Howertown Road was reported.

MAY 8

A DUI at...

Middle school: Fiesta for sixth-graders will be held tomorrow

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in School

The sixth-grade fiesta is scheduled for tomorrow, May 25.

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Schools will be closed May 28 for the Memorial Day holiday.

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Fifth-graders will have their field trip to Quiet Valley Historical Farm May 29.

The eighth-grade field trip to Hershey Park is set for May 30.

The sixth-grade field trip to Ozzy’s Family Fun Center is scheduled for May 30.

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On May 29, eighth-graders will have their field day.

The seventh-grade field...

Coplay police

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

APRIL 29

A Schwinn bicycle was found in the unit block of Magna Drive.

An animal complaint in the 100 block of North Second Street was investigated.

The department addressed a parking complaint in the 300 block of Margaret Drive.

Damage to a sign in the 900 block of Oak Street was reported.

A report of harassment in the unit block of South Second Street brought police to the scene.

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County board requests proposed amendment be withdrawn

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

Lehigh County Board of Commissioners requested Commissioner Amanda Holt withdraw a proposed amendment to the professional services agreement with Computer Aid Inc. for information technology management services May 9. No reason was given.

The same amendment had been delayed at the last meeting at the request of Commissioner Brad Osborne, who wanted time to study the effect of the amendment on other issues.

Computer Aid Inc. had attracted the focus of some commissioners when...

Continenza earns extension award

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Denise Continenza, of Whitehall, was presented with the Director’s Award for Collaboration and Partnership during the recent extension annual conference in State College. This award recognizes an individual who has built strong partnerships or collaborations to advance the extension’s strategic goals during the past year.

Continenza is an extension educator in the program area of food, families and health with Penn State Extension in Lehigh and Northampton counties. In that role, she...

Those honored with Donley Award help local children

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by KATHY LAUER-WILLIAMS in Local News

A dentist who has volunteered her time to provide free dental screenings to more than 600 Lehigh Valley women and children in need, was one of the honorees at the 23rd annual Donley Awards, held April 13 at DeSales University Center in Center Valley.

Dr. Deborah Campbell received one of the awards presented by Community Services for Children for public service that benefits children.

“I am so honored,” she said. “When I started dental screenings for Head Start, I didn’t have...

2018 GENERAL PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Democrat Susan Wild and Republican Marty Nothstein were victorious in their bids for the new 7th Legislative District. They will face off for the seat in the November general election.

Lehigh County vote tallies were as follows:

Democrat Susan Wild – 8,755 votes

Democrat Greg Edwards – 5,721 votes

Democrat John Morganelli – 4,896 votes

Democrat Rick Daugherty – 1,209 votes

Democrat Roger Ruggles – 471 votes

Democrat David Clark – 422 votes...

Catasauqua lunch menus

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in School

Thursday, May 24: Elem. — Whole-grain chicken and cheese quesadilla, assorted fresh fruit, refried beans, baby carrots, milk. M.S. — Turkey sub with lettuce and tomato, assorted fresh fruit, steamed peas, baby carrots, milk. H.S. — Whole-grain chicken and cheese quesadilla, assorted fresh fruit, refried beans, baby carrots, side salad, milk.

Friday, May 25: Elem. — Whole-grain pizza, assorted fresh fruit, side salad, baby carrots, milk. M.S. — Whole-grain chicken and cheese quesadilla...