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Opinion: Lessones learned on the Loch Ness Monster

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by DAVID AMERMAN in Local News

Hi! I'm David. I'm a rising senior at Penn State studying journalism, English and theater and I'vebeen interning with the Parkland Press and Northwestern Press newspapers this summer.

I can also tell you with utmost sincerity that, for most of my life, I have been a wimp.

I've taken stock of my fears and inhibitions and diligently made a point to avoid any path containing such spooky obstacles under the impression there was nothing wrong with taking the safe route.

After...

Sheckler Elementary School has new computer lab

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by MARK RECCEK in School

When Sheckler Elementary School students return to school later this month, they will have the use of a brand new, technologically advanced computer lab.

A partnership between the parent supported Home and School Association and the school district made the lab, which was completed in the spring, possible.

The new lab offers a total of 28 student stations. Processing power is provided by five Hewlett Packard MultiSeat ms6200 desktops serving 23 Hewlett Packard MultiSeat T100...

Coplay police

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Window damaged

A resident of the unit block of North Third Street reported to Coplay Police Aug. 3 that someone threw a landscaping rock through the window of her front storm door.

The resident told police she was watching a program on TV when she heard a crashing sound. Responding to the noise, Molchany said she got up and looked outside but did not see anyone. The rock that had been thrown had been in her front yard, police said.

Police are investigating.

Camper...

Watershed group to host ecology day

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Local News

The Bertsch-Hokendauqua-Catasauqua Watershed Association will sponsor a day of watershed ecology education for youth ages 7 and up and their families at Kreidersville Covered Bridge Park on Covered Bridge Road in Allen Township, from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Aug. 18. The rain date is Aug. 19.

The interactive family event will introduce children and their parents to the plants, animals and insects that live in the Hokendauqua Creek at the park.

Participants will be able to see...

Catasauqua police

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 26

· Police were called to the 100 block of Front Street to investigate a report of a disorderly juvenile.

· Officers responded to a report of a suspicious man in the 800 block of Chapel Street.

JULY 27

· A report of a loose dog brought police to the 600 block of Green Street.

· Police were called to the 1100 block of Howertown Road to investigate a motor vehicle crash.

·...

Man charged in murder of Whitehall woman

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

An Allentown man has been charged with homicide in the July death of a 20-year-old Whitehall Township woman whose body was found in a wooded area in Salisbury Township

Jonathan Nunez, 20, of 253 E. Fairview St., Allentown, was charged Aug. 2 in the death of Kimberly Cardona, who was found the evening of July 5 near the road in the 2700 block of Lanze Lane, Salisbury Township.

Nunez was to be arraigned in Lehigh County Central Booking.

An affidavit of probable cause filed...

Area residents come together

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

It was a fitting tribute for a man who touched countless lives in and out of the Catasauqua area. On Saturday morning, the Catasauqua High School auditorium filled with family and friends to celebrate the life of Dale H. Edwards, who died peacefully June 22 at his home in North Catasauqua.

The memorial celebration began with a piano solo of "Amazing Grace." As the calming music reached every corner of the auditorium, tears slowly streamed down cheeks of many of the hundreds of people...

Charotin Hose Co.Fire Calls

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Local News

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

Smoke investigation

July 12, 5:40 p.m.

Charotin firefighters responded to the area of Third and Grove street for a smoke investigation. The caller had reported seeing smoke down by the river.

Firefighters investigated and found a burn barrel in the yard at 1346 Third St. The homeowner was allowed to extinguish the fire and firefighters cleared the scene. The North Catasauqua burn...

Northampton column

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Local News

Assumption BVM Church will hold its annual picnic Sunday, Sept. 9, at Egypt Memorial Park.

The event begins with a Mass in the pavilion at 11 a.m.

Entertainment will be provided by the Emil Schanta Band beginning at 3 p.m.

Games, food and plenty of other activities will continue until 7 p.m.

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Did you know that the Northampton Area Public Library presents an exclusive screening of unique movies free of charge? One more movie is scheduled for the summer on...