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Coplay police

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Window damaged

A resident of the unit block of North Third Street reported to Coplay Police Aug. 3 that someone threw a landscaping rock through the window of her front storm door.

The resident told police she was watching a program on TV when she heard a crashing sound. Responding to the noise, Molchany said she got up and looked outside but did not see anyone. The rock that had been thrown had been in her front yard, police said.

Police are investigating.

Camper...

Watershed group to host ecology day

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Local News

The Bertsch-Hokendauqua-Catasauqua Watershed Association will sponsor a day of watershed ecology education for youth ages 7 and up and their families at Kreidersville Covered Bridge Park on Covered Bridge Road in Allen Township, from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Aug. 18. The rain date is Aug. 19.

The interactive family event will introduce children and their parents to the plants, animals and insects that live in the Hokendauqua Creek at the park.

Participants will be able to see...

Hanover zoners grant variance

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by PAUL CMIL Special to The Press in Local News

With two items on the agenda on July 26, the Hanover Township Zoning Hearing Board settled in for a long session.

Joseph Roberts, representing Ice River Springs, a water bottling company located at 734 Roble Road, asked for a variance on a water tower the company constructed.

Hanover Township restricts the height of towers and ancillary structures to 20 feet.

The township's height restriction is intended to insure that a structure does not interfere with flight patterns...

North Catasauqua police

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 29

· Officers responded to a burglar alarm in the 1200 block of Fifth Street.

· Police investigated a complaint about weeds in the 1000 block of Fourth Street.

· Officers assisted the Catasauqua Police Department in the 200 block of Mulberry Street.

JULY 30

· Officers assisted EMS in the 1400 block of Main Street.

· Officers assisted the Catasauqua Police Department in...

Northampton column

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Local News

Assumption BVM Church will hold its annual picnic Sunday, Sept. 9, at Egypt Memorial Park.

The event begins with a Mass in the pavilion at 11 a.m.

Entertainment will be provided by the Emil Schanta Band beginning at 3 p.m.

Games, food and plenty of other activities will continue until 7 p.m.

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Did you know that the Northampton Area Public Library presents an exclusive screening of unique movies free of charge? One more movie is scheduled for the summer on...

Catasauqua bakery creates a treat for area pageant winner

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

It's not every 7-year-old who has a cupcake created and sold in her honor, but Catasauqua bakery Blondies has done just that for Laela Moyer. The Whitehall girl is the reigning winner of a pageant in Piscataway, N.J., called Pieces of Me.

Rebecca Zukowski, owner of the Catasauqua cupcake shop, worked with Laela to create a new cupcake called Laela's Pageant Princess.

The new cupcake was unveiled at the Front Street cupcake bakery and restaurant July 20.

Laela selected...

First aid app brings safety tips to phones

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Local News

The American Red Cross has launched its official first aid app, putting free and simple lifesaving information right in the hands of smart phone users.

This app is the first in a series to be created by the American Red Cross, the nation's leader in first aid and emergency preparedness information. It's also the only first aid app created or endorsed by the American Red Cross for use on both the Android and iPhone platforms. It gives instant access to information on how to handle the...

Happenings

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Local News

THURSDAY 9

· Delaware, Lehigh & Susquehanna Model Railroad Club meeting – 7-9 p.m., Coplay Borough Hall, Fourth and Center streets. Open to all model railroaders ages 14 and older. Information: Dick Lobach at 610-965-2598.

· Al-Anon Family Support Group meeting – 7-9 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, corner of Tilghman and Cedar Crest, Allentown. For adult children of alcoholics and dysfunctional families. Information: 610-395-3781.

· Bingo – doors open 5:30 p.m....