Northampton Press

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

8 DAYS A WEEK: Your look ahead at Valley Arts

Friday, October 13, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Eder in concert:Linda Eder’s repertoire spans Broadway, standards, pop, country and jazz. The award-winning actress returns to the State Theatre of the Arts stage at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14. As the tragic character, “Lucy,” in the Broadway musical, “Jekyll & Hyde,” Eder belted out the signature songs, “Someone Like You” and “A New Life.” Eder launched her recording career in 1991 with her self-titled debut album.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 18

Police were called to investigate a report of criminal mischief in the 600 block of Poplar Street.

The theft of a camera occurred in the 300 block of Mulberry Street.

On Railroad Street, a reckless driver was issued a citation.

A missing juvenile was located in the 600 block of Walnut Street.

Officers responded to a report of suspicious activity in the 700 block of Walnut Street.

Northampton police

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 2

A reportable accident involving one vehicle occurred at Washington Avenue and Lilac Court.

OCT. 3

The department received a report of credit card fraud in the 600 block of East 20th Street.

A reportable accident involving three vehicles occurred in the 300 block of Howertown Road.

OCT. 4

Police responded to a report of a domestic dispute in the 1300 block of Newport Avenue.

Allen/East Allen townships: Tavern night to be held Oct. 13

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by The Press in Columns

The Governor Wolf Historical Society will hold its monthly tavern night 7-10 p.m. Oct. 13 at the society’s campus, 6600 Jacksonville Road, East Allen Township. Doors open 6:30 p.m.

Highlights of the event include live music, Colonial craftsmen and spirit tastings in the candlelit ambience of three historic buildings.

Enjoy the Celtic sounds of Seasons in the historic Ralston-McKeen House, while the piano stylings of Steve Meyers will be featured in the 1785 Wolf Academy.

The event is BYOB. Light refreshments will be provided.

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District news: High school safety night set for Oct. 17

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by The Press in School

Northampton Area School District will be holding a safety night at the high school Oct. 17. The event will run 6-8 p.m.

The event will feature presentations by several organizations, including the Northampton County District Attorney’s Office, Valley Youth House and district personnel. Two 45-minute sessions and five 20-minute sessions will be offered within the two-hour event.

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Picture retake day for the high school will be Oct. 20.

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The Tournament of Bands Championships will be 2 p.m. Oct. 22 at Al Erdosy Stadium.

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Lehigh Township: Send in your township news!

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Is your church or organization having a fundraiser or event in Lehigh Township you want to let the community know about? Send me the information at kristinaheschgrover@rcn.com, and I will be happy to announce it in a future column.

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Reminder: A Zion Choral Society concert will be held 3 p.m. Oct. 22 at Bethany Wesleyan Church, 675 Blue Mountain Drive, Cherryville.

A free will offering will be taken.

For more information, visit bethanywes.org or call 610-767-1239.

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 1

Officers assisted a citizen in the 1000 block of Fourth Street.

OCT. 2

Police found a dog in the 1000 block of Third Street.

The department received a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 1000 block of Sixth Street.

In the 1100 block of Front Street, police conducted a DUI stop.

Officers performed a welfare check in the area of the Hokendauqua-North Catasauqua Bridge area.

The department assisted Catasauqua police with a disturbance on Front Street.

OCT. 3