CBS News special correspondent James Brown recently interviewed 76-year-old former University of Iowa basketball coach George Raveling on an episode of CBS Sunday Morning.
In the interview, Raveling said he was visiting his best friend Warren Wilson and family 50 years ago in Wilmington, Del.
At Wilson's father's urging, they made plans to attend the March in Washington for Jobs and Freedom Aug. 28, 1963, Raveling said.
They arrived the night before and were recruited as...
North Catasauqua's Charotin Hose Company responded to the following calls recently.
June 17, 12:58 a.m.
North Catasauqua firefighters responded with the Northampton Fire Department for a report of a dwelling fire in the 1300 block of Newport Avenue. The caller had reported smoke filling an apartment in the multifamily dwelling. Firefighters located a power strip that had malfunctioned in the living room. It was unplugged and the smoke was ventilated...
Catasauqua Borough Council meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.
Catasauqua Area School Board meets at 7 p.m. in the administration office board room at 251 N. 14th St.
Hanover Township (Lehigh County) Council meets at 7:30 p.m. in the township building, 2202 Grove Road.
Thursday, Aug. 29: Elem.–Pizza (red, whole grain), broccoli, applesauce, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S.–Jumbo beef franks, spudsters, assorted fresh fruit, black bean salad, baby carrots, milk. H.S.–Jumbo beef franks, spudsters, assorted fresh fruit, black bean salad, baby carrots, side salad, milk.
Friday, Aug. 30: No school.
Monday, Sept. 2: No school.
Tuesday, Sept. 3: Elem.–Chicken fingers, mini soft pretzel, fruit salad, green beans, assorted fresh...
The Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.
· A report of a suspicious vehicle brought officers to Knossos Drive.
· Police were called to the area of Sixth Street to investigate a report of identity theft.
· Officers responded to a report of a man sleeping on a picnic table at the Egypt Fire Company, 4099 Kuhn Lane.
· A report of $101.40 worth of merchandise stolen brought police to Kohl's, 2010 Whitehall Mall.
Sheckler Home and School plans fun events for the students and they organize fundraising to help benefit the school and the students.
The organization meets once a month to discuss topics and to plan future activities. The first meeting of this school year will be held Sept. 4 at 7 p.m. in Sheckler's library.
Parents are invited and encouraged to attend. It's a great way to stay involved and help as little or as much as you would like throughout the year. It's also a great way...
North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.
· A report of criminal mischief brought officers to the 300 block of Hunter Street.
· Police responded to a theft in the 400 block of Grove Street.
· A report of a lost dog brought officers to the 1100 block of Howertown Road.
· Officers assisted EMS in the 1100 block of Howertown Road.
· A report of a missing person brought police to the...
State police responded to a report July 17 of a theft from a motor vehicle in the BJ's Wholesale parking lot, Hanover Township, Lehigh County.
According to police, an unknown individual entered a vehicle owned by a Catasauqua resident and took a Toshiba laptop, duffel bag containing clothing and a stuffed animal.
The theft of the rear tailgate from a vehicle brought police July 18 to the 1000 block of Nor-Bath Boulevard, Allen Township...
Wednesday, August 28: Pork cutlet Madeira, wide noodles, Calif. blend vegetables, wheat bread with margarine, fresh pineapple.
Thursday, August 29: Baked ziti, Romano medley vegetables, tossed salad with Italian dressing, Italian bread with margarine, fresh fruit cup.
Friday, August 30: Grape juice, sausage sandwich with peppers and onions, potato chips, cole slaw, Neopolitan ice cream sandwich.
Monday, September 2: Holiday. Closed.
January 2014 nuptials
Timothy and Donna Anger of Emmaus announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Jean to Philip Rains, son of Joseph and Lenna Rains, of Mukwonago, Wis.
The bride-elect is a 2009 graduate of Lehigh Carbon Community College, Schnecksville, and a 2013 graduate of Baptist College of Ministry, Menomonee Falls, Wis.
She is employed by Lehigh Valley Baptist Church and Ministries.
Her fiancé, a 2013 graduate of Baptist College...