Catasauqua Press

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Viking Voices

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in School

Central Catholic High School Principal Dennis Nemes would like to welcome CCHS parents, alumni, friends and supporters to the state of the building presentation 6:30 p.m. Jan. 28 in Rockne Hall.

This meeting will include a wide range of status reports on the school and student body, as well as an introduction of the new Board of General Governance.

Recently established by Nemes, the Board of General Governance is comprised of members of the CCHS family who share a deep...

North Catasauqua Column

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

St Andrews Young at Heart is a group of senior citizens who meet at St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Church, located at the corner of Third and Eugene streets.

The group's annual meeting will be held Jan. 23 at 1 p.m. in the basement social hall. Parking is on a lot in back of the church. Enter through the side door off the parking lot.

Young at Heart dues for 2013 can be paid at this January meeting. Also, plans are in the making for new and interesting things happening at this...

Charotin Hose Co. Fire Calls

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by The Press in Local News

North Catasauqua's Charotin Hose Company has responded to the following calls recently.

Fire alarm

Dec. 14, 1:28 p.m.

North Catasauqua firefighters responded to the Catasauqua High Rise, 534 Third St., Catasauqua, along with the Catasauqua Fire Department. Personnel investigated and found smoke from cooking in a third-floor apartment.

EMS assist

Dec. 19, 4:23 a.m.

Charotin personnel responded with Northampton Regional EMS to assist in a medical...

Sheckler News

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by LORI RICE Special to The Press in School

Friday, Jan. 18, is the end of the second marking period of the school year at Sheckler Elementary School. Report Cards will be distributed on Jan. 25 to students.


School will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Classes will resume on Jan. 22 as scheduled.


The A+ School Rewards Program through Giant Food Store has already raised our school $382.57 thus far. This money will go to providing programs and events for the...

CMS News

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by MARK RECCEK in School

Schools will be closed Jan. 21 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.


The CMS-PTF will host a family movie night Jan.25 at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium.

Students and families are encouraged to attend.


Tomorrow is the end of the 2nd marking period.

Report cards will be distributed Jan. 25.

Good luck to all students!

Guest view: Offer help to those with mental disease

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

Fundraisers abound for childhood cancer patients, teenagers who have been in car accidents and parents awaiting life-saving organ transplants.

And it is not just monetary donations that are offered. Babysitting services, home-cooked meals or transportation to doctors' appointments are other ways people pitch in to ease the burden and create a support system for the ill person and their family.

Friends and relatives may initiate the outreach, but it is also very common for...

Crime victims council

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

The Crime Victims Council of Lehigh Valley Inc. will offer a new support counseling group beginning Wednesday, Jan. 23, for women 18 years of age and over, who have been sexually assaulted or sexually abused.

The group will meet from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for 10 weekly sessions at the Crime Victims Council's Allentown office, located at 801 Hamilton St.

Topics of discussion will include the emotional aftermath, coping skills and relationship issues.

The support group is...

North Catasauqua

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.


· Officers responded to a motor vehicle crash in the 1100 block of Fourth Street.

· Officers assisted EMS in the 1200 block of Third Street.


· Officers assisted the Catasauqua Police Department in the 700 block of Front Street.

· A report of an animal at large brought police to the 1400 block of Howertown Road.

· Officers assisted EMS in the 100 block of...


Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

The Allentown Branch of the American Association of University Women is accepting applications for their Interrupted Studies grants.

Grants are given to women both residing in, and attending school in, the greater Lehigh Valley area, who have had their college studies interrupted for at least six months and who have returned/are returning to school during the academic year beginning summer 2013 and ending spring 2014.

Complete information and application forms are available on...

Classical music

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Mock Turtle and the Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra present a great new piece for young listeners entitled "The Museum of Music."

The presentation will take place 10 a.m. Jan. 18 at the Ice House in Bethlehem. The program will include eight full-sized puppets coming to life as the museum opens its doors to the world of classical music.

Moving to the live musical accompaniment of some of the region's best classical musicians, children will learn just how much classical music...