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...
Photos of the recent American Legion holiday bazaar in Catasauqua.
Faye and Brianna Westover, of Catasauqua, display racks of ruffled scarves they made, some with material imported from Turkey. They were seling the scarves at the Holiday Craft and Vendor Fair in Emmaus Nov. 10.
Laura and Harry Chappell, of North Catasauqua, and their neices, Brooke, 5, on the left, and Brittany, 7, of Frackville, opted for family time instead of shopping time on Black Friday Nov. 22. They were first in line at the Liberty Bell Museum in Allentown for the opening performance of the Pip the Mouse show, "The Mouse Before Christmas."
Catasauqua Area School Board meeting at 7 p.m. in the administration office board room at 251 N. 14th Street.
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.
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...
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,...
Residents flocked to see Santa at the North Catasauqua Tree Lighting.
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...