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Winners named in annual contest

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in School

When the annual tree lighting took place at the North Catasauqua Park, kicking off the holiday season, a display of gingerbread house creations filled a number of tables set up under the park pavilion, attracting a crowd of admirers during the evening event.

The gingerbread house display and competition has become an annual tradition at the borough event, which attracts many residents whose children cheer the arrival of Santa Claus.

Family and Consumer Science class students at...

Development of airport land discussed

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by PAUL CMIL Special to The Press in Local News

Hanover Township Chairman Bruce Paulus reported that he and township Manager Sandra Pudliner met informally with representatives from a New York land development company interested in developing land the airport has available. The plan would involve covering land in Allen and East Allen townships with warehouses.

According to Paulus, the airport is retaining prime development parcels for undefined reasons. The warehouse development would greatly increase truck traffic on Willowbrook...

Catasauqua High School Honor Roll

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by The Press in School

The following students earned honor roll status during the first marking period of the 2012-13 academic year at Catasauqua High School.

Distinguished Honors

Grade 12: Amber Adams, Aimee Amari, Andrea Banoza, Jacob Bierman, Liam Browne, Shannon Bundra, Selena Castaneda, Selena Contreras, Christopher Creyer, Jeremy Da Silva, Michael Damico-Stahl, Jordan Dardas, Jaenis De Los Santos, Zac Edwards, Kayla Fehnel, Alyssa Frederick, Melissa Fuhrman, Colleen Hickey, Andrea Kaeppel,...

Catasauqua High School student dies in car accident

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by MARK RECCEK in Police Log

A Catasauqua High School student was pronounced dead Saturday, Dec. 29, at the intersection of Race and Railroad streets.

Jaenis Delossantos, 18 and a senior at CHS, was a passenger in a vehicle operated by Thomas R. Bono, according to a news release issued by Chief Douglas Kish of the Catasauqua Police Department.

The vehicle, Kish reported, was traveling west on Race Street when Bono lost control of the automobile and struck a utility pole at 6:15 a.m. at the 100 block of...

Coplay Column

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Columns

Coplay's public works personnel are poised to maintain their reputation as one of the best in keeping the borough's streets and alleys safe and open to vehicular traffic when snow or ice covers the macadam surfaces.

The crew, headed by Public Works Supervisor Dan Pavelko, has received thanks over the past winters for doing a good job of clearing the streets so motorists can travel to and from their destination, whether it is to work, to visit family or shop at the market.

If...

Editor's View

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

Dess Alt Yohr is now fer-bei; wos now aw-fongt is yoh gons nei.

Mier leava un mier wolda, fom Neia biss tzu'm Alta. Darrich feel Ongsht un Druvvel; darrich Tzittera un darrich Farricht. Darrich Grieg un grossa Schrecka; dess dutt de gons Welt be-decka.

The old year is gone; what is now beginning is all new.

We live through much fear and trouble; through nervousness and through fright; through war and through terror this covers the whole world and we leave this to the...