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Catasauqua police

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

DECEMBER 16, 2013

· A motor vehicle crash brought police to Howertown Road.

· The theft of a cell phone brought officers to the Medical Academy Charter School, 330 Howertown Road.

· Police responded to a hit-and-run motor vehicle accident in the 100 block of Race Street.

· Officers were called to the 500 block of Race Street to investigate a suspicious person.

· An alarm summoned police...

Cougar Comment

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 by JENNIFER WINTERMUTE Special to The Press in School

In the week prior to Christmas break, Lehigh Valley Christian High School concluded its holiday celebration.

The winner of Deck the Halls (a decorating competition between grades) was announced. The seniors came in first with their theme of an LVCHS Christmas. Their decorations included a nativity scene poster with our teachers' pictures featured as the characters, a Christmas tree, lights crossing the ceiling, and finally spare lockers wrapped to look like oversized presents.


Friendly Fifties meeting Jan. 13

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 by BY KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

St. John's Friendly Fifties will meet Monday, Jan. 13, 1 p.m., in the church's social hall, 1343 Newport Ave.

Time with Tim will be the entertainment.

If the Northampton schools are closed due to inclement weather, the meeting will be rescheduled for Jan. 20.


Winter children's programs at the Northampton Area Public Library will be held Feb. 4-March 27. Pre-registration is required and begins at 9 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 6.

Programs include Toddler...

Rap of the gavel

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 by The Press in Local News



Catasauqua Borough Council meets 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St. Council will reorganize at the beginning of the meeting.


Catasauqua Area School Board meeting 7 p.m. in the administration office board room at 251 N. 14th St.


Hanover Township (Lehigh County) Council meets 7:30 p.m. in the township building, 2202 Grove Road.

Catasauqua Middle SchoolHonor Roll

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 by The Press in School

The following students achieved honor roll status during the first marking period of the 2013-14 academic year at Catasauqua Middle School.

Principal's Award

Grade 8: Jacob Becker, Emma Bellesfield, Lucas Bloszinsky, Austin Boyko, Makenzie Bradley, Andrew Brett, Tyra Brown, Rene Byrd, Iasia Caraballo, Shane Dolon, Britney Fandl, Connor McCully, Megan Nyce, Mitchell Phillips, Corey Raysely, Steven Ritter, Michael Sauter, Samantha Thompson

Grade 7: Mikaela Alleyne, Hailey...

NCC to offer casino info training sessions

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Northampton Community College will hold an information session for its Casino Training Program from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 7 in the Fowler Family Southside Center, Room 623.

The interactive session will provide the information you need to launch a successful career in one of the fastest growing industries in Pennsylvania.

Attendees can learn about the industry and NCC's program from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., and then interact with instructors and current students in the mock casino...

Coplay police

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Home burglarized

A resident of Chestnut Street, Coplay, in a report Dec. 29, 2013 to Coplay Police, said someone stole numerous video games DVDs and a game controller from his residence. The value of these items was placed at approximately $700. Police indicated they have begun an investigation into the incident.

Guest View

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 by by Stephen Gray Wallace Susquehanna University in Opinion

Not that it wasn't predictable, but the federal government, fueled by new Monitoring the Future data collected by the University of Michigan on behalf of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, is reporting a rise in the illicit use of marijuana among high school students.


Did we really believe the loosening of restrictions on marijuana sales, possession and use – including those related to "medicinal marijuana" – were to have no effect on those we have worked so hard...

Cancer society drivers needed

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Many people make resolutions as the New Year approaches; one resolution could be to help others.

One way you can help is by becoming a Road to Recovery volunteer.

Despite remarkable progress in the fight against cancer, there are many cancer patients today whose greatest challenge isn't lack of treatment. It's lack of transportation.

Many people may not realize it, but there are often patients in Lehigh and Northampton counties who have to get to a scheduled treatment...

Northampton police

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

DECEMBER 17, 2013

· A report of criminal mischief brought officers to the 1800 block of Lincoln Avenue.

DECEMBER 18, 2013

· Police responded to a retail theft at Redner's Warehouse Market, 101 Held Drive.

DECEMBER 19, 2013

· Officers assisted the Walnutport Police Department along the Lehigh River.

DECEMBER 20, 2013

· A report of a suspicious activity brought police to the...