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Motorist charged for striking 5-year-old child at bus stop

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

A Whitehall Township motorist has been charged with recklessly endangering another person for striking a 5-year-old boy at a school bus stop in Whitehall Township.

Beverly A. Bell, 62, of 1 Maryland Circle, Apt. 238, also was charged Sept. 27 with summary offenses of careless and reckless driving, meeting or overtaking a school bus and driving a vehicle at an unsafe speed.

Bell was arraigned by District Judge Robert C. Halal Sept. 28 in Lehigh County Central Booking. She was...

Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by The Press in Local News

OCTOBER

MONDAY 8

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

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.

TUESDAY 9

Catasauqua Area School Board meets at 7 p.m. in the administration office board room at 251 N. 14th St., due to Monday's Columbus Day...

Election Policy

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by The Press in Columns

As we approach the Nov. 6 general election, the Whitehall-Coplay Press, Northampton Press and the Catasauqua Press, in the interest of fairness, will halt the publication of columns by local government officials and letters to the editor submitted by those running for office.

The last week for publication of columns by local government officials is Oct. 11.

We will, of course, continue to cover the local races, in news stories generated by our own reporters.

Letters to...

Sheckler News

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by LORI RICE Special to The Press in School

Volunteers from the Catasauqua Fire Department will be visiting Sheckler Elementary School on Friday, Oct. 12, for Fire Prevention Day. Throughout the day firefighters will hold grade-level assemblies for students to learn about safety and see demonstrations about what to do in a fire situation. They will see firefighting gear that protects the firefighters as they put out a fire and will tour a fire truck.

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Smile, Sheckler picture day is Oct. 11. A picture envelope with...

Should fifth-graders attend CMS?

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

Are Sheckler Elementary fourth-grade students prepared, both academically and psychologically, for attending Catasauqua Middle School?

Kim Jarrah, a Catasauqua resident and mother of a CMS student, shared her concerns with the Catasauqua School Board at the worshop meeting Tuesday. She described the difficulties her daughter has encountered due to transition from Sheckler to the middle school, which includes students in fifth through eighth grades.

Armed with research she...

Hanover Twp. Column

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

The Pennsylvania Avenue Interfaith Food Pantry, located at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, is open on the first and third Wednesdays of each month, 6-8 p.m.

Walk-ins are welcome.

The food bank is open to anyone needing assistance with feeding a family.

Another area food bank, the Catasauqua Area Community Food Bank, is in need of a workable used refrigerator.

If you have one you'd like to donate, call Joe Tognoli at 610-294-4130.

This food bank is located at...

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPTEMBER 24

· Officers responded to an alarm in the 500 block of Howertown Road.

· A report of criminal mischief brought police to the 100 block of Bridge Street.

· Police were called to the 400 block of Walnut Street to investigate a threat.

· A report of a disorderly group of juveniles brought officers to the 400 block of Second Street.

· Officers responded to a dispute between a...