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Something smells on Third Street

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Local News

Third Street residents Arlene and Edward Spade returned to the North Catasauqua Borough Council to follow up on a complaint they had registered earlier this year.

The Spades said their next-door neighbor's three dogs deposit feces in a caged area on the property.

When it is not immediately cleaned up, the odor prevents them from being able to enjoy sitting on their backyard patio.

They attended a council meeting in the spring to report the problem and were told borough...

Breathing easy

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Local News

New breathing apparatus was delivered to North Catasauqua's Charotin Hose Company recently.

The arrival of the 19 air packs had been anticipated for several months, since borough firefighters learned the department had been approved for an Assistance to Firefighters Grant covering most of the cost.

The Assistance to Firefighters Grant came from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The $94,763 grant funded a full replacement of the department's self-contained...

School days remembered

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Local News

When the Catasauqua Area School District sold the old North Catasauqua Elementary School building to the borough of North Catasauqua, it took on a second life as a borough municipal building. Despite its new use, hundreds of residents, as they drive by the Fourth Street facility, still attach many childhood memories to the place they spent so much of their early years.

The North Catasauqua Betterment Committee understood the importance of the building's history, and hosted an open...

Catasauqua lunch menus

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by The Press in School

Monday, August 26: Elem.–Chicken nuggets, mini soft pretzel, steamed peas, sliced peaches, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S.–Buffalo chicken steaks, onion rings, assorted fresh fruit, steamed broccoli, baby carrots, milk. H.S.–Buffalo chicken steaks, onion rings, assorted fresh fruit, steamed corn, baby carrots, milk.

Tuesday, August 27: Elem.–Hot dog on whole grain bun, mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, pears, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S.–Meatball sub,...

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

AUGUST 13

· A theft from a vehicle brought officers to the 1000 block of Fifth Street.

· Police responded to a report of loud music on Second and Arch streets.

· A report of a hazardous condition brought officers to the 400 block of Arch Street.

· Officers assisted EMS in the 600 block of Green Street.

AUGUST 14

· A report of a fight brought police to the 400 block of...

Sheckler Column

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by LORI RICE Special to The Press in School

It's almost time for the 2013-14 school year to begin at Sheckler Elementary.

The first day for students will be on Monday, Aug. 26. This will be a full school day.

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If you are wondering if there is anything your child may need for the school year, supply lists for each grade level are posted on Sheckler's Facebook page.

If you have access to the Internet, just sign onto Facebook and go on to Sheckler Elementary School's site. "Like" the page to have access to...

Coplay Column

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Columns

The Coplay Fire Department, 165 Cherry St., will hold an indoor yard sale 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 21.

Tables can be reserved for a fee until Sept 15.

If you have items sitting around the house you no longer need, why not make some extra cash and help out the fire department?

Refreshments and baked goods will also be available for sale during the yard sale.

For more information, contact 610-262-2005 or coplayfiredepartment@...

Area burglaries solved

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

A number of burglaries in Whitehall, Coplay, North Catasauqua, Northampton, Lehigh Township, Bath and Walnutport have been solved.

The burglaries took place between Nov. 23, 2012 and May 24, 2013 between the hours of 11:45 p.m. and 5 a.m.

Whitehall addresses where the burglaries took place include 435 Fullerton Ave., 714 Fifth St., 3413 Lehigh St. and 4837 Main St.

Coplay addresses include 4 N. Fourth St. and 109 S. Ninth St.

Northampton addresses include 1373...

Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by The Press in Local News

AUGUST

THURSDAY 22

Hanover Township (Lehigh County) Zoning Commission meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 2202 Grove Road, if needed.

MONDAY 26

Catasauqua Borough Council holds a workshop meeting at 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.

The Catasauqua Borough General Government committee meets at 6:30 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.

Whitehall police

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

The Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

AUGUST 12

· A motor vehicle crash brought officers to the 600 block of Fairmont Avenue.

· Officers assisted EMS in the 400 block of Kansas Avenue.

· A theft of two bicycles brought police to the 1900 block of Sunset Drive.

· Officers responded to an alarm in the 3400 block of Limestone Drive.

· The theft of an iPad brought police to the 300 block of Fifth Street.

AUGUST 13

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