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BIRTH

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Kristin and Matt Eberhardt, of Northampton, welcomed a daughter, Hannah Madison Eberhardt, into the world Dec. 26, 2012. She weighed 7 pounds 13 ounces and was 20 inches long. The grandparents are Dennis and Frieda Eberhardt, of Northampton, Patricia and Harry Downs. of Toms River, N.J., and Wayne Stump. of Cookstown, N.J.

Speaker suggests ways for Exchange Club to thrive

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

Nationally affiliated community service clubs have found it more difficult than ever to remain active in recent years.

The Northampton Exchange Club has bucked such a trend. Chartered in 1927, the borough-based service club boasts a membership of 33 people. Among the ranks are 13 are women, including both the current and past presidents, Kim Belletti and Sarah Schaffer, respectively.

Kristy Mae Douglas, Mid-Atlantic District Exchange Club president visited the club recently at...

Water main line part of bridge project

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

The Northampton Borough Municipal Authority (NBMA) has played a major role in the Hokendauqua-North Catasauqua Bridge replacement project.

NBMA will replace an existing 12-inch water main on the old steel-grate bridge. The new foot-long ductile iron pipe water main will span approximately 1,200 feet across the Lehigh River.

The NBMA reports the new water main is part of the bridge replacement contract by HRI Inc., State College, the general contractor for the project.

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Tama bldg plans move ahead

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

Contractors could be on the site of the former Tama Manufacturing Company to begin major renovations by spring.

The Northampton Borough Planning Commission voted last Wednesday in favor of converting the three-story structure into apartments.

Before Pat and Dan Donnelly, of Middletown, N.J., can begin work on the property located in the 1700 block of Main and Franklin streets, borough council must give its consent. A vote by borough lawmakers could take place within the next...

North Catasauqua

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JANUARY 6

· Officers responded to a motor vehicle crash in the 1100 block of Fourth Street.

· Officers assisted EMS in the 1200 block of Third Street.

JANUARY 7

· Officers assisted the Catasauqua Police Department in the 700 block of Front Street.

· A report of an animal at large brought police to the 1400 block of Howertown Road.

· Officers assisted EMS in the 100 block of...

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

The Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

DECEMBER 31

· Police responded to a domestic call in the 600 block of Bath Avenue.

· A motor vehicle crash brought officers to Race Street.

· Officers assisted EMS in the 200 block of York Street.

· Police were called to the 900 block of Church Street to investigate a report of loud noise.

JANUARY 1

· Officers assisted EMS in the 200 block of Prospect Street.

· A report...

District News

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by JULIE BECK Special to The Press in School

The Northampton Area School District PTA Council Reflections Awards will be presented 7 p.m. tonight at the high school.

Reflections is an annual arts contest sponsored by the PTA. Winners at the building level advance to the district level. The awards given tonight are for the district level.

Breakfast with dads: The George Wolf PTA will sponsor a breakfast with Dads Saturday, Jan. 19, at George Wolf Elementary School. The snow date is Jan. 26.

Schools will be open:...

Classical music

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Mock Turtle and the Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra present a great new piece for young listeners entitled "The Museum of Music."

The presentation will take place 10 a.m. Jan. 18 at the Ice House in Bethlehem. The program will include eight full-sized puppets coming to life as the museum opens its doors to the world of classical music.

Moving to the live musical accompaniment of some of the region's best classical musicians, children will learn just how much classical music...

Northampton police

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

DECEMBER 26

· Police responded to a report of two men fighting in the parking lot at Redner's Quick Shoppe, 75 West 21st Street.

DECEMBER 27

· A report of a tire punctured on a vehicle brought police to the 900 block of Dewey Avenue.

DECEMBER 28

· Police were called to The Gin Mill, 1750 Main St., to investigate a report of an intoxicated man who refused to vacate the premises.

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