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Charotin Hose Co. Fire Calls

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 by The Press in Local News

North Catasauqua's Charotin Hose Company responded to the following calls recently.

Carbon monoxide alarm

Jan. 1, 3:57 p.m.

Charotin personnel responded to 1103 Front St. for a carbon monoxide alarm activation. The caller had reported the alarm was sounding for an unknown reason and there was no one feeling ill.

When firefighters arrived and checked the building with fire department meters, no carbon monoxide was found in the residence.

Smoke in dwelling...

Coplay column

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Columns

With the passing of Tony Stanz, uncertainty remains over whether the borough will be without another business.

Stanz was owner of Tony's Hobby Shop, which was a fixture for decades in Coplay.

Commercial enterprises thrived for many years on Second Street when the pavement was filled with shoppers and those enjoying a night out.

It might be too soon to ascertain whether the hobby shop, once a pool hall, becomes a casualty to larger commercial enterprises.

The...

Catasauqua lunch menus

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 by The Press in School

Thursday, Jan. 31: Elem.–Ham and cheese pretzelwich, french fries, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S.–Popcorn chicken Catty bowl, mashed potatoes, corn, assorted fresh fruit, steamed corn, baby carrots, side salad, milk. H.S.–Popcorn chicken Catty bowl, mashed potatoes, corn, assorted fresh fruit, steamed corn, baby carrots, side salad, milk.

Friday, Feb. 1: Elem.–Pizza (whole grain), broccoli, pineapple chunks, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S.–Cuban pork...

Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 by The Press in Local News

FEBRUARY

MONDAY 4

Catasauqua Borough Council meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.

TUESDAY 5

Catasauqua Area School Board workshop meeting at 7 p.m. in the administration office board room at 251 N. 14th Street.

WEDNESDAY 6

Hanover Township (Lehigh County) Council meets at 7:30 p.m. in the township building, 2202 Grove Road.

Letter to the editor

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

To the Editor:

More often than not, a company is put into the public eye not for the positive they do, but rather for all the negative actions pointed out by the media during a crisis situation.

I want to be the first customer in Coplay to publicly thank the UGI gas company for the outstanding service their representatives provided during the recent crisis in the Coplay and Whitehall area.

From the moment I called the customer service hot line at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday...

Coplay police

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Cooking sets off alarm

A report of a fire alarm brought Coplay police and borough firefighters to the Columbia House on South Second Street Saturday evening. Police said the alarm was set off when a tenant was cooking in the kitchen.

The fire department responded to the call.

Front grill of vehicle stolen

A resident of North Third Street reported Jan. 21 the grill of her Volkswagen Passat was stolen.

The theft took place sometime between Jan. 18 and 21...

Northampton police

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

JANUARY 15

· Police responded to a 911 hang-up in the 600 block of East Eighth Street.

· Officers were called to the 1600 block of Newport Avenue to investigate a report of a rear window of a vehicle broken out.

JANUARY 16

· A report of a man who assaulted a woman brought officers to the 2100 block of Washington Avenue.

· Police responded to a report of a dispute between a brother and...

North Catasauqua Column

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

St. Andrews Young at Heart meets once a month at St. Andrews Church, Third and Eugene streets. The next meeting will be on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 1 p.m. in the social hall, accessible from the side door entrance from the parking lot.

Dues are being collected at this time to bring membership up to date. New members are always welcome.

Plans are in the works for three bus trips for this year.

One takes place Friday, Feb 22, when the group heads to the Hollywood Casino,...

Local gov't

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Officials representing townships of the second class in Lehigh County will convene on Friday, Feb. 8, at the Schnecksville Fire Company Fire Hall for their Annual County Convention.

The purpose of the annual convention is to provide township officials with up-to-date information to help them better serve their residents and to give them an opportunity to exchange ideas on government issues.

The convention will feature a range of speakers, including David M. Sanko, executive...

Article By: The Press

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Pancake Supper

February 12th from 5 to 7 PM

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church is hosting a traditional pancake supper on Shrove Tuesday (Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, Faschnacht Day) February 12th from 5 – 7 PM. The public is invited to enjoy homemade pancakes, sausage, applesauce, and a beverage for $6 per adult and $3 for children up to age 12. Children under three eat free. All proceeds benefit the church's ministries including the Bethlehem Emergency Sheltering Program and the...