The following were among the students who were recognized during the 2013 awards day program at Catasauqua High School
Academic Letter Awards
Class of 2013
Earned 16 honor rolls: Liam Browne, Jeremy da Silva, Zac Edwards, Alissa Frederick, Melissa Fuhrman, Colleen Hickey, Bailey Kudla-Williams, Natalie Leggett, Morgon Lesko, Kayla Mullin, Lauren Pluchinsky, Zachary Stopay, Mikaela Tarkocheva
Earned 13 honor rolls: Amber Adams, Aimee Amari, Andrea Banoza, Shannon...
Catasauqua Borough Council meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.
Hanover Township (Lehigh County) Council meets at 7:30 p.m. in the township building, 2202 Grove Road.
Summer is the season of Lions.
Let me explain.
My father was a dedicated member of the Lower Lehigh Lions and summer, in my memory at least, was the season when the Lions' calendar got in full swing. Bookended by flea market and garage sales in May and September, the summer calendar included my dad's shifts at breakfasts at Macungie Memorial Park and stints at Wheels of Time and Das Awkscht Fescht.
Our home phone number was among those listed to "make reservations or for...
The Northampton Area Public Library has begun its annual fund drive.
The library has a new logo and motto, "Always something new," which is reflected in the many new programs under way.
In the past 18 months, the library has added eBooks and downloadable audiobooks, established a Teen Advisory Board and reading program, restarted visits to senior centers and assisted living facilities, provided free access to online courses, invited the NAHS Drama Club to present a Seussical...
Fourth-graders at Sheckler Elementary School participated in the annual Sheckler Egg Drop in May.
In this second column, I am remembering the history of the Keystone Cement Company in Bath. My research takes me back to 2001 when I interviewed Mrs. Betty Rohn whose father, Clarence Lerch, was a well-known area resident who was superintendent of the company.
Betty recalled representatives of a prospective new company wanting to purchase local farm land to construct a new cement plant. The local area holds the Jacksonburg vein of cement rock. This raw material is the resource which...
The following Catasauqua High School students were honored for academic excellence in their field of special training at Lehigh Career & Technology Institute in the spring.
Early Care & Education of Young Children: Yenifer Gonzalez
Welding Technology: Braston Strauss
Welding Technology: David Ferreire
Pennsylvania Skills Certificates:
Advertising Design/ Commercial Art: Rebecca Inhoff
Culinary Arts: Kane Reno
Edge of the Woods Native Plant Nursery, 2415 Route 100, Orefield, is offering insect exploration hikes for children and families led by Karen Byler, a.k.a. "Auntie K." 1 p.m. July 24 and Aug. 28.
Participants will have fun as they learn about the important role insects play. Wear hat, bring sunscreen and water. These tours are fun for all ages.
The July quest will feature flying Papillon, Mariposa and Borboleta. Turn the tables on the predators of the bug world in August for...
Catasauqua High School teacher Edward Whitehead recently discovered he is not alone in his battle against cancer.
In May, CHS student council officers turned their concern for another into action by holding a book fair in honor of Whitehead.
Student council officers felt the book fair, held at the Barnes & Noble bookstore at the Lehigh Valley Mall, was necessary to support their English teacher, who recently was diagnosed with cancer.
"The book fair was important...