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Coplay police

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Crash reported

Coplay Police responded Saturday to a report of a hit-and-run crash involving three vehicles in the unit block of North Third Street.

Although the driver left the area, police said officers found the vehicle in question, a red 2003 Oldsmobile, parked at Third and Center streets, two blocks from the accident.

Janadene Valo, 38, of North Third Street, Whitehall, was identified as the driver and taken into custody, police said.

Valo will be cited with...

Viking Voices

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in School

Central Catholic High School's Best Friends Forever Club will be assisting DeSales University in their Arc Sprout Film Festival 1 p.m. April 20 in Center Valley.

The festival celebrates the talents of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities by showing films made for and about them.

The CCHS BFF Club, which works closely with the students of Mercy Special Learning Center, invites you to attend this film screening on the DeSales University campus. The event is...

Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by The Press in Local News

APRIL

MONDAY 15

The Catasauqua Borough Public Safety Committee meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.

TUESDAY 16

Catasauqua Borough Public Utilities Committee meets at 6 p.m. in the municipal complex, 118 Bridge St.

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

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

Happenings

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by The Press in Local News

THURSDAY 11

· Northampton Area High School Theater Company musical "Seussical" – 7 p.m., at the high school, 1619 Laubach Ave. Information: 610-262-7812.

· Whitehall High School theater presentation of "Oliver!" – 7:30 p.m., at the high school, 3800 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-437-5081.

· Delaware, Lehigh & Susquehanna Model Railroad Club meeting – 7-9 p.m. Coplay Borough Hall, Fourth and Center streets. Information: Dick Lobach at 610-965-2598.

·...

TREE PERMITS

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

The Catasauqua Shade Tree Commission reminds its residents that it is unlawful to remove, prune or plant a street tree at curbside without the approval of the commission. A no-fee permit is required in accordance with the Shade Tree Ordinance. Anyone in violation of this ordinance will be cited. To obtain a permit, simply call the Catasauqua Borough Hall during business hours at 610-264-0571.

North Catasauqua Column

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

The next Young at Heart meeting is April 24 in the basement of St. Andrews Catholic Church, located at Third and Eugene streets in North Catasauqua. Parking is in the rear and you enter the side door of the church by the parking lot. This month there will be a lunch served for all members. Bingo is played after the meeting.

It's time to sign up for the April 26 bus trip to the Mohegan Sun Casino and the May 15 bus trip to Rainbow Dinner Theatre to see "Fun Between the Covers." Call...

Whitehall police

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

The Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

MARCH 26

· A motor vehicle crash brought police to Lehigh Street.

· Officers assisted EMS in the 5100 block of Stone Terrace.

· Police were called to the 800 block of Third Street to investigate a report of harassment.

· A report of a burglary brought officers to the 1300 block of Mickley Road.

MARCH 27

· Police responded to an alarm at Palace Pizza, 3600 Lehigh St.

· A...

Dog provides help, hope to local woman

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

Bonnie Dodge credits her dog with providing her with a quality of life that simply did not exist before meeting Patience.

At first glance, Patience, a Shih Tzu, might appear to be a typical family pet, but the dog's worth and purpose extends far beyond what first impressions convey.

A member of the Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua, Dodge has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.

"Patience plays a very large and important role in my life," she told The Press recently...

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

MARCH 31

· A report of criminal mischief brought officers to the 1000 block of Howertown Road.

· Police responded to a disturbance in the 1000 block of Howertown Road.

· Officers assisted EMS in the 1100 block of Front Street.

APRIL 1

· A report of a suspicious vehicle brought police to the 500 block of Arch Street.

· Officers responded to a domestic call in the 1000 block of...