Newly hired Catasauqua High School Assistant Principal Jason Magditch has a passion for setting a positive example for today's youth.
This passion is what led Magditch, originally from Nazareth, to teaching.
"I wanted to be a leader and inspiration to those who maybe thought they could not succeed," he said.
After teaching business education at Easton High School and serving as the health and physical education director and disciplinarian at Phillipsburg High School, he...
· A report of a disturbance brought officers to the 100 block of Johnson Court.
· Police responded to a burglary at Budget Self Storage, 184 Mickley Road.
· A report of a suspicious activity brought officers to the 1300 block of Juniper Circle.
· Officers assisted EMS in the 5100 block of Leisenring Street.
· An alarm summoned police to the 100 block of Seventh Street.
· Officers responded to a report of vehicle tires...
PPL Electric Utilities is offering customers who sign up for paperless billing through Dec. 15 one free LED light bulb while supplies last.
Customers will receive their bulb via U.S. mail within 4-6 weeks. Existing paperless billing customers are not eligible.
LEDs help reduce energy costs because they use up to 80 percent less energy than incandescent bulbs and can last up to 20 times longer. The bonus bulb being sent to PPL Electric Utilities customers produces more than 800...
Thursday, October 3: Elem.–Chicken quesadilla, refried beans, fruit cocktail, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S.–Soft taco, refried beans, assorted fresh fruit, steamed peas, baby carrots, milk. H.S.–Soft taco, refried beans, assorted fresh fruit, steamed peas, baby carrots, side salad, milk.
Friday, Oct. 4: Elem.–Pizza (whole grain), green beans, pineapple chunks, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk. M.S.–Popcorn Chix Catty bowl with mashed potatoes, assorted fresh...
In this second column, I am speaking to Mr. Sterling Rothrock in Lehigh Township. Mr. Rothrock is one of the senior former employees of the Universal Atlas Cement Company. Born in 1921, he worked at the cement company and operated two farms in Lehigh Township.
The family moved to Kreidersville where he attended the Kreidersville school.
One of his favorite hangouts as a youth was the Warren Wolfe & Sons Indian Motorcycle Shop.
"Being around the shop influenced me, I...
The Lehighton High School Class of 1948 will hold a luncheon 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the Beacon Route 443 Diner, Lehighton.
Members will be responsible for their own meal.
For reservations and further details, contact Jim Wentz at 610-377-4608.
Erica Biery Collins of Northampton is passionate about her ability to turn a simple piece of glass into an artistic creation.
Collins shared with members of the Woman's Club of Catasauqua Sept. 19 at Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church the process of glass fusing.
She also brought a host of sample pieces and explained how each was made.
During the talk, she demonstrated how to cut glass. Some club members tried their hand at cutting glass.
Collins, who owns...
· AARP Chapter 3115 meeting – noon, American Club, 300 Cherry St., Coplay. Information: 610-395-2820.
· Vietnam Veterans of America meeting – 7 p.m., Banko Family Community Center, next to Lehigh Valley Hospital Muhlenberg, 2545 Schoenersville Road, Bethlehem. Information: Ken Howard at 610-428-9911.
· Catasauqua Area Lions meeting – 7 p.m., Jednota Club, Fifth and Grove streets, North Catasauqua.
· Delaware, Lehigh & Susquehanna Model Railroad Club...
Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.
· A report of a burglary brought officers to the unit block of Front Street.
· Officers assisted EMS in the 500 block of Third Street.
· A report of garage door windows broken brought police to the 100 block of Second Street.
· Police responded to a report of theft in the 600 block of Walnut Street.
· Officers were called to the 800 block of Race Street to investigate a...