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Catasauqua Column

Thursday, May 22, 2014 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

Approval needed before planting or removing a tree

The Catasauqua Shade Tree Committee reminds 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.

To obtain a permit, simply call the borough hall at 610-264-0571 and a member of the commission will assist you.


Don't forget to stop by the Catasauqua Fire Police's flea market May 24 at the fire training grounds on Race Street.

The flea market will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

College Corner

Thursday, May 22, 2014 by The Press in Columns


Bath resident recognized

Darby Shea McCall, a resident of Bath, was named to the dean's list for the fall 2013 semester at the University of Rochester. She is the daughter of Marie Johns McCall of Bath and Emmett McCall of Lehighton. She is a graduate of Northampton Area Senior High School. McCall is a freshman majoring in neuroscience.


Whitehall resident receives award

Moore Township Column

Thursday, May 22, 2014 by JENN STUMER Special to The Press in Columns

Moorestown garden club to meet June 4

Moorestown Garden Club will hold its next meeting 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 4 at Salem United Church of Christ, 2218 Community Drive, Bath.

For more information, call 610-759-1652.


Yokefellowship Prison Ministry is taking applications for volunteers and holding certification training June 8 at 1:30 p.m. at the Mountain View Wesleyan Church, 1001 Deemer Road, Bath.

Interested persons must have a Christian bible background and ability to pass a criminal background check.

For more information, call Loretta at 610-837-6671.


Lehigh Township Column

Thursday, May 22, 2014 by KRISTINA GROVER Special to The Press in Columns

St. Nick's breakfast set for June 1

St. Nick's kitchen crew is planning a Sunday breakfast June 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Choose either a dish of scrambled eggs or a stack of pancakes.

Both choices come with ham, home fries, a breakfast roll and unlimited coffee or tea.

All are invited to enjoy this delicious alternative to a fast-food breakfast, with family friendly pricing.

St. Nick's is located at 4412 Mountain View Drive, Walnutport, on Route 946, Berlinsville.


Northampton Column

Thursday, May 22, 2014 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Northampton community yard sale quickly approaching

There will be a community yard sale in Northampton on Saturday, June 7, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. The event is being sponsored by three nonprofit organizations: Quota Club, Northampton Area Food Bank and Northampton Area Historical Society. Each organization will be at a different site.

The Quota Club's yard sale will be located at Canal Park. There are spaces available to rent for a fee. For details, call 610-264-9786.

Rain date will be Sunday, June 8.

The food bank's yard sale will be at its headquarters, 1601 Canal St.

A Relay For Life love story

Thursday, May 22, 2014 by The Press in Columns

Gary and Judy Battenfield's marriage was a true love story.

Gary was diagnosed at 59 years of age with stomach cancer. He was already a prostate cancer survivor, however, he never complained. He never a uttered a "Why me?"

Judy never felt burdened by taking care of Gary. She cared for him happily.

Gary was so courageous in his battle. Unfortunately, he passed away five days after his 60th birthday in 2007.

Hokendauqua Column

Thursday, May 22, 2014 by MIKE BODNYK Special to The Press in Columns

Blood drive a success

Thank you to everyone who supported the Keystone-Miller blood drive this past Monday at Faith Lutheran Church, Whitehall.

Thirteen units of blood were collected, even with a handful of deferrals.

The next blood drive date is Monday, July 14.


Masons (and family members) of Porter Lodge 284 visited Faith Lutheran for worship at the 10:30 a.m. service May 18. Their worshipful Master is Dan Herzog, a member of Faith, who explained some of the Masonic items to the congregation.



Thursday, May 22, 2014 by The Press in Columns


· Vietnam Veterans of America meeting – 7 p.m., Banko Family Community Center, next to Lehigh Valley Hospital Muhlenberg, 2545 Schoenersville Road, Bethlehem. All Vietnam veterans are welcome for membership. Information: Ken Howard at 610-428-9911.

· Catasauqua Area Lions meeting – 7 p.m., Jednota Club, Fifth and Grove streets, North Catasauqua.

· Duplicate bridge open game – 7 p.m., Brith Shalom, 1190 W. Macada Road, Bethlehem. Information: 610-866-8009.