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Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by ABBY PARNELL Special to The Press in School

Lehigh Valley Christian High School survived Hurricane Sandy relatively unscathed. Our building, on Howertown Road in Catasauqua, never lost electricity, heat or Internet service, nor was there any flooding. Some of the aluminum facing on the front top of the building got ripped off or bent back, but that is the only damage we could find. We are very grateful.

As a result of Sandy, we had to make some calendar changes. The fall athletic awards night has been rescheduled for tonight,...

CMS News

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by MARK RECCEK Special to The Press in School

Catasauqua Middle School and the PTF will hold a spirit dance for students tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 16, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the school gymnasium. Come out and enjoy the company of friends, music and refreshments.


A reminder to parents and students that parent-teacher conferences will be held today and tomorrow, along with Monday and Tuesday. Early dismissal for students will take place at 12:20 today and 11:30 a.m. tomorrow, Monday and Tuesday.


The CMS-PTF...

Catasauqua column

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., Catasauqua, will host a community Thanksgiving service Nov. 19 at 7 p.m.

A fellowship hour will follow the service.

For more information, contact the church office at 610-264-4091.


The Catasauqua American Legion, 330 Second St., will hold its seventh annual holiday bazaar Saturday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Admission is free. The kitchen will be open.

There will be a bake sale, door prizes and a...

editor's view

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

I spent Sunday at a fundraiser for the family of a 2012 Northampton Area High School grad who died recently from brain cancer.

The benefit raised money to help the family of Alec Ferullo, a 2012 Northampton Area High School graduate who died Oct. 8 of brain cancer. His parents had to take unpaid leaves of absence from their jobs in order to care for him during his last few months.

As I watched people buy raffle tickets, baked goods and souvenirs, I couldn't help but think how...

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.


· Officers responded to a civil matter in the 1000 block of Howertown Road.

· A vehicle fire brought police to the 400 block of Arch Street.


· A report of a careless driver brought officers to the 200 block of Eugene Street.


· Officers assisted EMS in the 1100 block of Front Street.

· Police responded to a report of a missing person in...

New law establishes Pennsylvania Veterans' Trust Fund

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

Pennsylvania is home to more than 900,000 military veterans. Their tremendous service to our nation stands as a point of pride for our commonwealth.

It takes a special person to be a soldier, sailor, Marine, member of the Air Force or a member of the Coast Guard.

How many people would want to or be able to face the threats and uncertainties that our service members have and still do on a daily basis?

We have an obligation to these brave men and women who have fought to...


Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

A variety of area residences will be featured in The Swain School's 43rd annual Holiday House Tour Dec. 4 and 5.

Participants can enjoy the tour via a bus or luxury coach, or a self-guided, 'drive it yourself' option. The Holiday House Tour also includes the Swain Holiday Boutique as well as a pick-a-prize raffe, children's raffle and bake sale.

On Dec. 5, the houses are open for a self-guided tour between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Participants can also enjoy a luncheon at the school...

Helping hands

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Woodlawn, Greenawalds and Cetronia fire departments, along with Cetronia Ambulance Corps, were dispatched for a house fire 6:33 p.m. Nov. 3 to 1461 N. 22nd St., South Whitehall Township. When Woodlawn Chief Rusty Held arrived on scene, he declared it to be a working house fire and asked for a second alarm. Due to the nature of the fire, Held then asked for a third alarm to bring additional manpower from Tri-Clover, Whitehall, Allentown and Catasauqua fire departments to help control the fire...