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Regional compost authority sets dates

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

The First Regional Compost Authority, which Allen Township played a pivotal role in creating, will hold its monthly meetings at the Allen Township Municipal Building for 2013.

Meetings, held on the third Tuesday of each month at 9:30 a.m., are open to the public.

The current chairman for the authority is Richard K. Gable.

Among the authority's original members are Allen Township and East Allen Township. Northampton County also played a role in helping the authority...

Northampton police

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.


A report of theft brought officers to Redner's Warehouse Market, 101 Held Drive.

· Police responded to a report of a mountain bike stolen in the 1600 block of Line Alley.


· Officers responded to a report of a tractor trailer that struck the Northampton Cementon Bridge.

· Police were called to the 2300 block of Main Street to investigate a report of a vehicle parked...

Bath column

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

The Governor Wolf Historical Society will have speakers at the next two monthly meetings.

On Tuesday, Feb. 12, Ken Vliet will speak about blacksmithing and on Tuesday, March 12, Steve Hilberg will speak about Pennsylvania Longrifles.

The public is invited to attend these free talks which will be held at the society's campus just off Rt. 512, south of Bath. Both meetings begin at 7 p.m.

For more information, visit.

Cougar Comment

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by ABBY PARNELL Special to The Press in School

After a long week of midterm exams and a snow day, the second semester here at Lehigh Valley Christian High School has finally begun.

The anatomy class recently visited the "Bodies Revealed" exhibit at the Da Vinci Center. Along with examining real life bodies the students were also able to perform forensics labs, examine fossils, and much more.

Also the AP chemistry class visited Lafayette College to perform a fluidization lab. Students were able to examine the fluidization...

District News

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by JULIE BECK Special to The Press in School

Schools will be closed Friday, Feb. 15, for an in-service day for teachers and staff.

Please note, however, schools will be open Monday, Feb. 18.

This date was originally on the school calendar as a day off, but now is an instructional make-up day for students.

Report cards: Today, Thursday, Feb. 7, elementary students will be receiving their report cards for the second marking period.

Parents should be sure to discuss with their child the information on the...

Breathe easy

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Zorro, Northampton Police Department's K-9, will not be at risk as much when entering smoke filled buildings or structures with toxic materials now that the police department has acquired pet oxygen masks. Northampton K-9 Officer John Mullner and Zorro join Anita Patterson, a volunteer with Lehigh Valley County Animal Rescue Team, which conducted a pet oxygen mask donation campaign. Slatington resident Howard Paul made the donation to Northampton police.

Another view

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

It was Super Bowl Sunday, and I was home alone.

With my husband out of town, Sunday evening was all mine to do as I wished. I was looking forward to having complete control of the TV remote.

I started the evening watching a recorded episode of "Downton Abbey," the current Masterpiece Classic series.

When 6:30 p.m. rolled around, the episode had just ended and I surfed the TV listings for quite a while. In the end, finding nothing else of interest to watch, I decided to...

Making the basket

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by The Press in School

Sacred Heart School students Alex Wachholz and Gabby Demchak, both of Bath, recently won the district competition for their respective age groups in the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest. They now advance to the Regional Competition to be held at Bethlehem Catholic High School March 10.

Sacred Heart honor roll

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by The Press in School

Sacred Heart School in Bath has announced the honor roll for the second semester of the 2012-13 school year.

First honors

Eighth grade – Lauren Schuster, Hope Wolbach and Jonathan Young

Seventh grade – Kira Bond and Caisey Kroschwitz

Sixth grade – Morgan Altemose, Stephen Botek, Gabrielle Demchak, Christopher Omick, Brian Panasik, Alex Roginsky, Alexander Wachholz and Abigail Wachter

Fifth grade – Nicholas Casso, Teofolo Filingo, Alyssa Landolfi, Margaret...