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They ride to give a voice

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

Sept. 21 was a special day for Marie Bartos.

Not only did she celebrate her wedding anniversary, but she also honored her late husband by organizing a Ride for a Voice motorcycle ride at Becky's Drive-In, Lehigh Township.

Her husband, former Northampton Borough Police Officer and U.S. Marine Stephen Milkovits, took his life Oct. 12, 2003.

Bartos said she organized the event to help alleviate and eliminate the negative stereotypes.

"There's a huge stigma attached...


Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

As we approach the Nov. 5 municipal election, the Whitehall-Coplay Press, Northampton Press and the Catasauqua Press, in the interest of fairness, will halt the publication of columns by local government officials and letters to the editor submitted by those running for office.

The last week for publication of columns by local government officials will be edition.

We will, of course, continue to cover the local races, in news stories generated by our own reporters.


Coplay column

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

Trinity United Church of Christ, Coplay, will host a craft and vendor fair 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the American Club of Coplay Pavilion, 300 Cherry St.

The event will include a wide assortment of homemade crafts and direct sales vendors as well as a Chinese auction, bake sale and food.

The church is still accepting applications for crafters and direct sales representatives to participate in this event.

For additional information, email...

Viking Voices

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by JASON TOROK Special to The Press in School

Allentown Central Catholic High School offers a wonderful opportunity to its students through social outreach programs.

Since 2010, Central Catholic has been sponsoring the Central City Project, or CCP. It is a program that supports the surrounding Allentown community. CCP provides students the ability to reach past the walls of Central Catholic and into the Jordan Heights neighborhood that surrounds the high school. Central Catholic has a proud tradition of giving back to the...


Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Friends and family of John and Arlana Corrocher are inviting the community to join them at an all you can eat spaghetti dinner fundraiser at the American Legion in Catasauqua this Saturday, Oct.5 from 5-8 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets, call Phil Ferguson at 610-554-5098. Baked goods will also be available for sale.


Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Lutheran Congregational Services Inc. will hold grief workshops 7 to 8:30 p.m. on six Wednesday evenings starting Oct. 16.

The series, which runs through Nov. 20, will take place at St. John's United Church of Christ, 139 N. Fourth St., Emmaus.

Attendees will learn about the stages of grief and learn the tools for lifelong healing and understanding.

For more information or to register, call 610-770-9205 or email ...

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.


· Officers assisted EMS in the 1200 block of Third Street.

· An open fire brought police to the 1300 block of Third Street.


· Police responded to a theft from a vehicle in the 700 block of Locust Street.

· Officers were called to the 700 block of Chapel Street to investigate suspicious activity.

· Police responded to a general complaint in the 1100...

Roughies Column

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by LINDA ROTHROCK Special to The Press in School

A senior graduation assembly will take place in the auditorium at 8 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11.

Any senior with a late arrival waiver is reminded to report to the high school by the regular start time at 7:40 a.m. and to sign in at the main office.


There is still time to sign up to volunteer for the Historic Catasauqua Preservation Association Fest-O-Fall event Saturday, Oct. 5 from noon to 5 p.m.

A variety of volunteer opportunities are still available.


Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by The Press in Local News



Catasauqua Borough Council meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.


Catasauqua Area School Board workshop meeting 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.