Northampton Press

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 30

In the 300 block of Edward Lane, police sought information regarding a suspicious vehicle.

A hit and run occurred at Whittier Place Apartments, 895 Walnut St.

On 11th Street, a tree was in the roadway. The fire department was also on the scene.

JULY 31

No-parking signs were issued in the 300 block of Mulberry Street.

On Second Street, officers sought vehicle repossession...

Allen/East Allen townships: Lappawinzo serving breakfast Aug. 19

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Lappawinzo Fish and Game, 25 Lappawinzo Road, will hold a breakfast 8 a.m.-noon Aug. 19.

There is a cost.

The event is open to the public.

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Horner’s Cemetery Historical Society will hold its 10-year anniversary festival 1-4 p.m. Sept. 22 at 4965 Nor- Bath Blvd. Activities will take place on the parsonage grounds and in the church yard and cemetery meadow.

Craig’s Scotch-Irish, founded in 1728, is the oldest permanent settlement in the Lehigh Valley....

Coplay police

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

AUG. 6

Officers investigated a report of a domestic dispute in the 400 block of Chestnut Street.

Police responded to a disturbance in the unit block of South Front Street.

The department assisted Whitehall police with a report of mini bikes on the Ironton Rail Trail.

AUG. 7

Police responded to a medical alert alarm in the 100 block of South Front Street.

An animal complaint in the 200...

Another view

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

It seems as if the end of the school year was just last week. But here we are, Aug. 16, and Whitehall-Coplay, Northampton and Catasauqua schools begin classes Aug. 27.

Since August is when students return to school, this month is National Back to School Month.

According to nationaldaycalendar.com, “National Back to School Month has been observed since the 1960s.

“The school year has traditionally begun in the fall and ended in late spring, allowing the children of...

Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Local News

AUGUST

THURSDAY 16

Lehigh Township Municipal Authority meets 6 p.m. in the municipal building, 1069 Municipal Road.

Moore Township Recreation Commission meets 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 2491 Community Drive.

MONDAY 20

Bath Planning Commission meets 7 p.m. in the council chambers at the municipal building, 121 S. Walnut St.

Lehigh Township Recreation Board meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 1069 Municipal Road, Walnutport.

Allen...

Catasauqua: YMCA registering children for fall

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Register your 4- or 5-year-old for one of Suburban North Family YMCA’s early childhood programs. The preschool program is geared for children ages 3 and 4. It is held 9-11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and emphasizes social interaction, cooperation and cognitive development.

The pre-K program is held 9 a.m.-noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and is for children ages 4 and 5.

Call the YMCA at 610-264-5221 for questions or to register your child. The programs begin the week of...

Coplay: Committee meeting planned for Aug. 16

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Borough’s 150th anniversary committee will meet 7 p.m. this evening, Aug. 16, in council chambers at the borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St.

A parade with a historical theme will be held May 18, 2019, with the line of march beginning at Second and Chestnut streets, which was the same route the 100th centennial parade took in 1969.

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From 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 20, Coplay Public Library will have a free music movie for all to enjoy. “Mary Poppins” is the featured...

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 29

Officers investigated a report of a suspicious person in the 1200 block of Third Street.

Traffic stops were conducted at Fourth and Main streets and at Howertown Road and Grove Street.

JULY 30

A report of a con artist in the 1400 block of Main Street brought police to the scene.

Officers responded to an ordinance violation in the 1100 block of Front Street.

A barking...

Northampton police

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

AUG. 1

Criminal mischief in the unit block of West 21st Street was reported. A dining room window was smashed.

AUG. 2

A female shoplifting at Dollar General, 2016 Main St., brought police to these scene.

AUG. 3

Officers checked on the welfare of a male in the 2000 block of Main Street.

AUG. 7

A suspicious person in the 1600 block of Main Street was reported. The department...