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Happenings

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by The Press in Columns

THURSDAY 3

· AARP Chapter 3115 meeting – noon, American Club, 300 Cherry St., Coplay. Bring a nonperishable food item for the food bank. Refreshments available during the social hour. Guitarist Shep will entertain. New members welcome. Information: 610-395-2820.

· Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club monthly meeting – 7:30 p.m., Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem. Program: "My American Freedom Via Amateur Radio" - AC7HU." Members and interested...

Coplay Column

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Columns

Coplay's public works personnel are poised to maintain their reputation as one of the best in keeping the borough's streets and alleys safe and open to vehicular traffic when snow or ice covers the macadam surfaces.

The crew, headed by Public Works Supervisor Dan Pavelko, has received thanks over the past winters for doing a good job of clearing the streets so motorists can travel to and from their destination, whether it is to work, to visit family or shop at the market.

If...

Editor's View

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

Dess Alt Yohr is now fer-bei; wos now aw-fongt is yoh gons nei.

Mier leava un mier wolda, fom Neia biss tzu'm Alta. Darrich feel Ongsht un Druvvel; darrich Tzittera un darrich Farricht. Darrich Grieg un grossa Schrecka; dess dutt de gons Welt be-decka.

The old year is gone; what is now beginning is all new.

We live through much fear and trouble; through nervousness and through fright; through war and through terror this covers the whole world and we leave this to the...

Catasauqua Column

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

I believe Catasauquans enjoyed a very busy holiday season this year and, as we start the New Year, I have nothing to report this week.

So, I would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very happy New Year and to thank you for all the news, events and happenings that have helped make my column so successful and enjoyable.

It has been my pleasure to meet new folks and talk to the many again and again as I so enjoy working with you all.

Catasauqua continues to be...

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

DECEMBER 17

· A report of harassment brought police to the unit block of Stonewood Place.

· Officers responded to a report of items missing from an apartment in the 700 block of Front Street.

· A motor vehicle crash brought police to the 900 block of Race Street.

· Police responded to a report of a verbal argument in the 700 block of Front Street.

· Officers were called to the 100 block...

Allen/ East Allen Township Column

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Northampton AARP Chapter 3915 will meet Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the Allen Township Fire Company, 3530 Howertown Road. Doors open at noon.

Mark Sessanato from Independence Planning Group will be the guest speaker.

Those planning to attend are asked to bring some baked goods to the meeting.

Anyone the age of 50 and up is welcome to become a member of Chapter 3915.

Those interested in AARP bus trips should contact Sharon at 610-262-9182.

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Send in your...

Northampton Column

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

The Northampton Quota Club would like to thank all the businesses and individuals who supported Christmas Gifts for Kids. Quota was able to help 35 children in the Northampton area have a wonderful holiday. More than $1,000 in food and gift cards were provided.

The Quota Club also sponsored a second project. A Little Shopper Santa Shop was held for the children who use the Northampton Area Food Bank.

The following businesses contributed to the holiday drive: Bath Supply Co Inc...

Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by The Press in Local News

JANUARY

THURSDAY 3

Northampton Borough Council meets at 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 1401 Laubach Ave.

The East Allen Township Planning Commission meets at 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.

MONDAY 7

Bath Borough Council meets at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at the municipal building, 215 E. Main St.

TUESDAY 8

The East Allen Township Municipal Authority meets at 7 p.m. in the township municipal building, 5344...

Moore Township Column

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by JENN STUMER Special to The Press in Columns

Covenant United Methodist Church, 2715 Mountain View Drive, is offering a free blood pressure screening on Sunday, Jan. 13, from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m.

For more information, call the church office at 610-837-7517.

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Moore Township Recreation Center wants to remind residents that sleigh riding is allowed on the rec center grounds.

Residents are also reminded that the walking track is open again this year through the end of March. The track will be open Tuesdays,...

Letter to the editor

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

The last week-and-a-half since the Catasauqua Borough Council's vote to approve the devellopment agreement for the FL Smidth property has been a surreal whirlwind - I am still processing it all in my mind.

As the random bits of the last few months and years of hard work flash through my mind, the item that I keep coming back to is the way council members Mitzi Smith and Gene Schlegel voted.

It was initially thought by all that Mitzi would be the lone swing vote. At a meeting a...