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Rougies Report

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by LINDA ROTHROCK Special to The Press in School

The Catasauqua High School Rough Riders were very well represented on the 2012-13 Colonial League All-League football team.

Congratulations to all of them for their tremendous accomplishment and to the whole team on their fantastic record-breaking football season.

Colonial League first-team members are Rhaine Sziy, Jared Nosal, Paryss Marshall, Alex Parker, Zack Bradley, Ra'Von Burton, Joseph Harakal, Zach Labezius, Eric Matz and Alex Parker. Second-team members are Zach...

Whitehall police

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

The Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.


· A report of a reckless driver brought police to South Second Street.

· Officers responded to a disturbance in the 3000 block of North Third Avenue.

· A theft from a motor vehicle brought police to the 3100 block of Parkview Drive.

· Officers were called to the 100 block of Johnson Court to investigate a report of harassment.

· Police responded to a domestic call in the...

CMS News

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by MARK RECCEK in School

Celebrate the Christmas season by attending the Catasauqua Middle School winter instrumental concert Dec. 13 and the middle school winter choral concert Dec. 19, both beginning at 7 p.m., in the middle school auditorium.


The Catasauqua Area School Board will holds its monthly meeting this evening, 7 p.m, in the district administration office board room.

Tonight's meeting will include a restructuring of the school board. The board will also vote on the 2013 meeting...

North Catasauqua Column

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

The Suburban North Family YMCA is sponsoring the fourth annual Tree of Lights event on Thursday, Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Y in Catasauqua.

The Tree of Lights is a community-wide fundraising project.

Residents are invited to participate by purchasing a light which will be placed on the tree in front of the YMCA main entrance.

Lights may be purchased in memory of loved ones or in honor of a person or organization.

Tax-deductible contributions of between $10 and $250...

Sheckler News

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by LORI RICE Special to The Press in School

Holiday Shoppes will be at Sheckler Elementary School again this year, provided by the Home and School Association.

Students will have the opportunity to browse the shoppes today and tomorrow, Dec. 6 and 7, to see if there is something they would like to purchase for their families as a gift for the holiday.

Monday through Friday, Dec. 10-14, they will have the chance to visit the Holiday Shoppes and make those purchases if they wish to do so.

Volunteers will be...

Viking Voices

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in Columns

The Central Catholic boys football team defeated Selinsgrove High School Nov. 30 in the quarterfinal round of the state playoffs with a score of 41-13.

Led by senior captains Anthony Beck, Andrew Englebert, Colin McDermott and Anthony Lynch, the team hopes to continue its success in the upcoming semifinal game against Archbishop Wood High School.

The game will be held 7 p.m. Dec. 7 at Bethlehem School District's stadium.


The Central Catholic booster club...

Volunteer opportunities

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by The Press in Local News

·Artsquest Center, Bethlehem, needs volunteers for Christkindlmarkt to take tickets, assist vendors, do crafts with children and help out in the retail areas. Volunteers are required to do three shifts.

Contact Hillary Harper at 610-332-1370 or

·Cancer Support Community, Bethlehem, needs help to get donation cans into stores, businesses and coffee shops throughout the Lehigh Valley.

Contact Becky Morgan at...

Lehigh County Commissioners

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by DANIEL MINGUEZ Special to The Press in Local News

With budget season behind them, Lehigh County commissioners convened Nov. 20, to address a handful of reappointments and bills.

The board unanimously voted to reappoint Commissioner Percy Dougherty to the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission and Susan Schmidt, of Emmaus, and Sally Schoffstall, of New Tripoli, to the Lehigh County Aging and Adult Services Advisory Council.

Commissioners also unanimously approved a lease of county-owned property along Riverside Drive, Salisbury...