The Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.
· A report of harassment brought officers to the 3000 block of North Fourth Street.
· Police responded to a motor vehicle crash on South Church Street.
· Officers were called to Rite Aid, 2108 MacArthur Road, to investigate a report of an overdose.
· A domestic call brought police to the 700 block of Woodbury Lane.
· Officers assisted EMS in the 3000 block of...
Police respond to harassment
Police were called Friday afternoon to a residence in the 1100 block of Center Street.
The resident told police two individuals he knows from Northampton drove by his house and threw a bottle on his lawn, police said.
The offender left the area before police arrived.
Police said the issue is an ongoing problem and advised the Coplay resident of his legal options.
Carbon monoxide detector goes off
Shortly before 9 p.m....
North Catasauqua's Charotin Hose Company responded to the following calls recently.
Structure fire reported
March 9, 9:32 p.m.
Charotin personnel responded with the Catasauqua Fire Department to a reported commercial structure fire at the Catasauqua Presbyterian Church, 210 Pine St. Firefighters were chasing a large blanket of smoke that covered large portions of town. One caller reported the smoke was coming from the church, causing the assignment to be upgraded....
Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.
· A report of suspicious activity brought police to the 200 block of Limestone Street.
· Officers were called to the 200 block of Poplar Street to investigate the theft of a stolen hotdog cart.
· Police responded to a disturbance in the 200 block of Second Street.
· Officers assisted EMS in the unit block of Front Street.
· A report of harassment brought police to the 100 block...
Catasauqua Borough Council holds a workshop meeting at 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.
The Catasauqua Borough General Government committee meets at 6:30 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.
Hanover Township (Lehigh County) Council meets at 7:30 p.m. in the township building, 2202 Grove Road.
April 29 is Spring Picture Day at Sheckler Elementary School. Be sure to wear your smile.
The Sheckler monthly Home and School meeting will be held on May 1 at 7 p.m. in the school's library. All parents are invited and encouraged to attend. Topics to be discussed are upcoming field trips, teacher appreciation and planned events for students.
Sheckler fourth-grade students are preparing for their canal trip, which ties into their social studies curriculum...
As we approach the May 21 primary election, the Whitehall-Coplay Press, Northampton Press and Catasauqua Press, in the interest of fairness, will halt the publication of columns by local government officials and letters to the editor submitted by those running for office.
The last week for publication of columns by local government officials will be the April 25 edition.
We will, of course, continue to cover the local races, in news stories generated by our own reporters....
State Police Troop M Bethlehem will be conducting its 29th Camp Cadet June 16-21 at Camp Fowler, Orefield.
This year 90 Cadets will be selected to have a first-hand opportunity to experience what it takes to become a law enforcement officer.
To be eligible for Camp Cadet, a boy and girl must be at least 12 years old but not older than 14 by May 1, be a resident of either Lehigh or Northampton counties and in good physical condition.
The camp, funded solely by donations...
Catasauqua Middle School students are invited to the end-of the-year formal dance 7 p.m. May 3 at the middle school.
This year's formal is the result of the efforts of Catasauqua resident Brenda Disla, owner of My Girls Decor Event Specialists, who will be providing the candy bar, ceiling drapery, photo booth photographer and decorations for the dance.
Disla recently told The Press 114 middle school students are "ready to attend" the event May 3.
Thursday, April 25: Elem.–Meatball sub on whole grain roll, french fries, fruit punch, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S.–Hot ham and cheese pretzelwich, potato wedges, assorted fresh fruit, steamed corn, baby carrots, milk. H.S.–Hot ham and cheese pretzelwich, potato wedges, assorted fresh fruit, steamed corn, baby carrots, side salad, milk.
Friday, April 26: Elem.–Pizza (red, whole grain), broccoli, sliced peaches, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S.–Mandarin...