Editor's note: This is the third of three parts.
The elegant statues, exquisite stained glass, historic pews and beautiful altar all add to the charm of St. Lawrence the Martyr Church in North Catasauqua.
The more important attributes for many parishioners are the memories and people.
"I think it's the people. The people are all great," said parishioner John Lane of North Catasauqua. He and his wife, Connie, have attended the church for decades. Their two sons and daughter grew up in the church.
Northampton Borough Council meets at 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 1401 Laubach Ave.
The Lehigh Township Municipal Authority meets at 6 p.m. in the municipal building, 1069 Municipal Road.
The Moore Township Recreation Commission meets at 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 2491 Community Drive.
Bath Planning Commission meets at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at the municipal building, 215 E. Main St.
Many young men and women traveled to America from Hungary in the early 1900s. A large number of them arrived in Northampton, forming the St. Peter and Paul R.C. Sick and Beneficial Society, known by many as the Hungarian Hall, located at Canal Road and Stewart Street.
Now with more than 115 active members and some 700 social members, Hungarian Hall will celebrate its 100th anniversary Oct. 5. A Mass will be held at Queenship of Mary Church, known for decades as Our Lady of Hungary Church, and a festive banquet will follow at the hall.
Registration is now open for the third annual Recycle Bowl youth recycling competition.
All public and private U.S. schools are eligible to participate.
The Northampton Area School District website has been revamped just in time for the start of classes in two weeks.
"This website becomes our digital hub," NASD Director of Technology Kurt Paccio said during a website presentation at Monday night's school board meeting.
The website home page has larger graphics, a news section in the center, events listing on the right side, a list of quick links along the left side and drop-down tabs along the top.
"It all happens from the webpage," Paccio said.