Northampton Press

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Whitehall police

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 23

A drug investigation brought officers to Sixth Street.

Police investigated a report of a runaway in the 500 block of Second Street.

Thefts from vehicles occurred on Eisenhower Circle, Columbia and North Second avenues and Broad, West Tyler and Columbia streets.

The department responded to disturbances on MacArthur Road, Grape Street and Schadt Avenue.

Officers investigated the theft of a motor vehicle in the 5500 block of Main Street.

Police continue to seek suspect

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

THIRD ST. SHOOTING

Whitehall Township Police Department continues to investigate a shooting Oct. 5 in the 900 block of Third Street.

According to the report, the incident occurred just after 8 p.m. inside Goodfellas barber shop, 927 Third St. One victim was transported to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries, police said.

The suspect is described as a male, possibly in his 20s, standing about 5 feet, 8 inches to 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighing 180 to 200 pounds. He was wearing dark clothes with a hood.

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 30

Police performed a security check in the 400 block of Birch Street.

A dog was found in the 1200 block of Fourth Street.

Officers assisted the fire department in the 1000 block of Crave Street.

OCT. 1

The department addressed a reported sinkhole in the 1000 block of Second Street.

Officers assisted Catasauqua police with a domestic issue in the 200 block of Poplar Street.

Police investigated a reckless driver in the 1100 block of Third Street.

Northampton police

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 1

The department investigated a report of a domestic dispute between a male and female in the 2200 block of Washington Avenue.

A theft from a vehicle in the 500 block of Washington Avenue was reported. An unlocked vehicle was entered; a wallet and backpack were taken.

In the 700 block of Washington Avenue, two unlocked vehicles were entered; $800 in cash was taken out of one vehicle, and a book bag with a wallet and work clothes was taken out of the other vehicle.

OCT. 3

Coplay police

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 1

A suspicious person in the unit block of North Sixth Street was reported.

Officers investigated a potential fraud in the unit block of South Third Street.

Police assisted a citizen regarding a protection-from-abuse order in the unit block of South Front Street.

OCT. 2

A possible stolen vehicle in the unit block of Magna Drive was investigated.

Police responded to a motor vehicle accident at North Ruch Street and Catherine Drive.

Happenings

Monday, October 8, 2018 by The Press in Columns

OCT. 8

• Woman’s Club of Whitehall meeting, 7 p.m., at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road, Hokendauqua. Bring an apron for a painting project and kid-friendly soups for Snack Pack Pals.

OCT. 9

• Walk This Way to Better Health community walking program (introduced by East Allen Township Parks and Recreation Department), 10-11 a.m., at Bicentennial Park West, 5351 Park West Lane. The program will continue Tuesdays and Thursdays. To participate: Chuck Frantz at 610-262-7961, ext. 306

Pennsylvania Sinfonia launches 2018-19 season at Christ Lutheran

Friday, October 5, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra, the local chamber orchestra founded in 1982 by its Music Conductor Allan Birney, begin its 2018-2019 season with a program of “Pomp and Passion,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6, Christ Lutheran Church, Allentown.

With an orchestra that is deliberately small in size to play classical chamber music, the sound is agile and intimate. Listeners can easily distinguish the different instruments in the musical mix. Birney programs works that showcase the capabilities of the chamber orchestra.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, October 5, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Call 610- 829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit https://www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx.

Wednesday, Oct. 3: Cranberry juice, marinated turkey cutlet, au gratin potatoes, roasted butternut squash, wheat bread w/ margarine, dark red sweet cherries.

Thursday, Oct. 4 - Octoberfest menu: Grilled bratwurst, potato pancake, Bavarian cole slaw, rye bread with margarine, apple turnover.

Friday, Oct. 5: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, Romaine salad w/ Ranch dressing, wheat bread with margarine, fresh watermelon.