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LCCC honored by beekeepers

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by The Press in Local News

The Lehigh Valley Beekeepers Association recently lauded Lehigh Carbon Community College for its support of beekeeping and beekeepers in the Lehigh Valley. LCCC President Donald W. Snyder, center, was on hand to accept the award from association President Steve Finke, second from left, of Kutztown, and to offer the facility's continued support of the various beekeeper programs held on campus. From left are beekeepers Secretary Ann Wertman, Finke, Snyder, beekeepers association member Joe...

Rap of the gavel

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

DECEMBER

THURSDAY 6

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

MONDAY 10

Catasauqua Borough Planning and Zoning Committee meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St., if needed.

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

Catasauqua Borough Authority meets at 7:30 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.

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Tea party helps raise awareness of bone disorder

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by CHRIS ZWEIFEL Special to The Press in Local News

It was a tea party laced with knowledge.

The second annual Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) awareness event was held Nov. 24 at St. John's United Church of Christ, Howertown.

The function was hosted by family and friends of Coplay resident Bradley Koch, who was born with OI, or "brittle bone disorder," which causes fragile bones and other connective tissue symptoms. He was diagnosed at 4 months old, and by that time he had already had 15 broken bones, many of them occurring at...

No tax hike needed

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Local News

President Joe Keglovits reviewed the revised proposed 2013 North Catasauqua borough budget at last Tuesday's borough council meeting.

Council members heard him read aloud the line items with only a few questions or comments and then approved the proposed final $1,441,689 budget unanimously.

A preliminary sewer fund budget of $517,000 was also balanced, reflecting that borough spending for sewer costs will match the sewer fees collected.

With revenues matching expenses,...

Catty land swap debated

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by PAUL CMIL Special to The Press in Local News

Catasauqua Borough Council proposed a land swap with Catasauqua Area School District more than a year ago. The agreement was part of a discussion at the council's workshop session Nov. 26.

The borough owns land behind the municipal water works plant on the corner of St. John and Walnut streets. The steeply wooded lot can be best accessed from the parking lot at the school.

The school, in turn, owns flat, grassy land adjacent to the plant along St John Street. The acreage is...