Due to concerns for public health and the restrictions on gatherings, Hope Lutheran Church has canceled its services for this week but recommends parishioners join the drive-in church service at Becky’s Drive-In, 4548 Lehigh Drive, Berlinsville.
You can choose from a 7:30 p.m. Saturday service on the screen or an 8 a.m. Sunday audio service.
The restrooms will be open if needed, but due to social distancing, it is recommended you take care of those needs before you arrive.
Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.
Officers assisted Whitehall police during a search for a suspect on Fairview Street.
A hit-and-run accident in the 100 block of Walnut Street brought out police.
Police were called to the 100 block of Wood Street for a reported domestic offense.
Haiven Roman, 20, of Catasauqua, was charged with an animal offense. The Front Street resident reportedly had 105 household pets running at large.
My last Another View opinion piece was published Feb. 5 and 6 in The Press newspapers. The headline — “Coronavirus is not what you should be worried about in U.S.”
I was wrong.
I never thought our country would see the troubles it currently is having.
The actions being taken to combat COVID-19 is disrupting every part of American lives — work, education, places of worship, hospitals, businesses for leisurely activities, family and friend gatherings and more.
Please note, in light of the current situation, many local events are being canceled.
Call the host organization or watch local news alerts regarding the status of these events.
Also, check to see if your churches will be canceling services, especially with Easter fast approaching.
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Thank you — and hang in there, everyone!
Kutztown University has conferred degrees for more than 550 students for the fall 2019 semester and winter 2020 session. Kutztown University announces degree conferment twice a year — once in the winter and once in the summer. Commencement exercises are held in May and December; however, students finish the requirements for graduation throughout the entire year.
The cumulative GPA necessary for honors distinction is with honor (cum laude), 3.4; with high honor (magna cum laude), 3.6; and with highest honor (summa cum laude), 3.8.
East Allen Township Parks and Recreation Board tentatively meets 4 p.m. in the township municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.
Northampton Borough Council tentatively meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 1401 Laubach Ave.
East Allen Township Planning Commission tentatively meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.