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Wednesday, April 24, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.


· Police responded to a report of a suspicious activity in the 1000 block of Second Street.

· Officers assisted the Catasauqua Police Department in the 100 block of Mulberry Street.

· A report of a theft brought police to the 1200 block of Third Street.

· Officers assisted EMS in the 700 block of Willow Drive.


· A report of harassment brought police to the...

Article By: The Press

Friday, April 26, 2013 by The Press in Social News



25th & Livingston Streets

Allentown, 18104 - 610-435-0712

8:40 a.m. Morning Prayer

9 a.m. Holy Communion

'28 Book of Common Prayer

9 a.m. Church School

Wed., 10 a.m. Healing Service

Rev. Joseph S. Falzone




3449 Cherryville Road

Northampton - 610-262-5645



Wednesday, April 17, 2013 by ANDREW CASS Special to The Press in Local News

At its April 10 meeting, the Lehigh County Board of Commissioners held the second reading of a bill that would ask voters if they would like to give final approval before the county incurs certain types of debt.

If the bill passes, Lehigh County voters will be asked in November if they would like to make the final decision before the county issues debt to support private sector activities, such as building a pro football stadium.

Currently the commissioners can ask for voter...

Peter Paone seeks seat on council

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Peter Paone recently announced his candidacy for a position on the North Catasauqua Borough Council.

A resident of the borough since 2004, Paone is a licensed professional engineer with a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from Lehigh University.

A former employee of FL Smidth for 10 years, he is the chief operating officer of Bridge Gap Engineering, LLC, located in the Lehigh Valley.

A 2007 graduate of the Leadership Lehigh Valley program, he has been a...

McGinley seeks re-election

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 by The Press in Local News

North Catasauqua Borough Council Vice President Shawn McGinley is seeking voters' support for re-election in the May 21 primary.

"I have been active in the borough of North Catasauqua for close to 20 years," he says. "I have served as a council member for the past 14 years, and hold the office of vice president."

He is also a volunteer with the North Catasauqua Fire Department, currently holding the position of assistant chief and president of the Charotin Hose Company.


Nothstein seeks council seat

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 by The Press in Local News

North Catasauqua resident Bill Nothstein has thrown his hat in the primary election ring, vying for a seat on the borough council.

"I enjoy living in our community and hold deep respect for the many residents who volunteer their time to make North Catasauqua a beautiful and safe community," he says. "I've decided to run for borough council to give back to a community who has given my family so much."

Nothstein has resided in North Catasauqua since 1978.

"My wife Deb, who...

Catty pool adds special rate to swim late

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 by PAUL CMIL Special to The Press in Local News

Borough Manager Eugene Goldfeder released a list of fees for using the municipal pool at the April 1 Catasauqua Borough Council meeting. One of the added features is a special rate for swimming after 4 p.m. The idea of setting the evening swim rate was discussed during the borough's budget meeting in the fall. It is designed to attract more adults to the pool.

The fees are: $50 for a resident season family pass or $6 a day for an adult resident. The fee for residents swimming after 4...

Panto on ballot for school board

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Catasauqua School Board member Donald J. Panto, II, is seeking re-election to the board.

"I have been married for 27 years to Pamela (Cauley) Panto and have three children, Kathryn 22, Zachary 19, and Bradley 12. These are my life's treasure," he says. "Pam and I have enjoyed the warm community friendships we have developed over our 26 years living in Catasauqua/ North Catasauqua."

"Our community has been a great place to raise a family. One of the more prominent values of...

Berrigan says AP course 'rushed'

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 by MARK RECCEK in School

Catasauqua Area School Board member Dawn Berrigan has questioned whether Catasauqua High School was adequately prepared this year to offer the 10th-grade advanced placement world history course. Discussion on the topic occurred during the April 2 school board meeting.

"Why did we do this?" she asked the board. "We clearly weren't ready to do this."

Berrigan's concern rested with how quickly the course was offered to students.

"My issue with the course is it was rushed,...