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Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCTOBER 8

· Officers responded to a burglary in the 200 block of Prospect Street.

· A report of harassment brought police to Catasauqua Auto Sales, 623 Howertown Road.

· Police were called to the 100 block of Pineapple Street to investigate a theft from a vehicle.

· Officers responded to a report of vehicle tires slashed in the 100 block of South Front Street.

· A report of a disturbance...

Northampton police

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCTOBER 10

· Officers responded to a report of the theft of a DVD and prescription drugs from a vehicle at the Redner's Quick Shoppe, 33 W. 21st St.

OCTOBER 11

· A report of a deer that jumped over the front of a vehicle and hit a Northampton police cruiser on the left front side brought officers to the railroad crossing on 21st Street.

· Police responded to a hit-and-run motor vehicle crash in...

Election Policy

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

As we approach the Nov. 6 general election, the Whitehall-Coplay Press, Northampton Press and the Catasauqua Press, in the interest of fairness, will halt the publication of columns by local government officials and letters to the editor submitted by those running for office.

The last week for publication of columns by local government officials was Oct. 11.

We will, of course, continue to cover the local races, in news stories generated by our own reporters.

Letters to...

Lehigh Township column

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by KRISTINA HESCH-GROVER Special to The Press in Columns

Trunk or Treat will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 6:30-8 pm at Bethany Wesleyan Church.

Children up until fifth-grade are invited to join the fun going from display to display gathering treats. The displays will be decorated according to the theme Blast from the Past. Children are asked to stick with the theme and dress in a related costume. Please, no scary costumes.

For more information, call 610-767-1239.

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A Halloween dinner and dance will be held at the...

Bath column

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

The Bath Halloween Parade will take place Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. The rain date is Oct. 24.

The route starts at Broad and East Main streets.

The event is sponsored by Bath volunteer firefighters.

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The Bath Area Food Bank will hold a spaghetti dinner and basket social 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, at Christ United Church, Bath.

A free will offering will also be taken.

All proceeds will go to the food bank.

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The food bank is in need...

Catasauqua column

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 417 Howertown Road, Catasauqua, will hold a movie night Saturday, Oct. 20, 6 p.m., in the fellowship hall.

Admission is free and the movie shown will be "Hocus Pocus."

Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Attendees who donate a paper good product for the Catasauqua Food Bank will receive one free raffle ticket for a chance to win a film on DVD.

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The Catasauqua Club, 226 Pine St., will serve a brunch Sunday,...

Solutions to sewage issue sought

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

The requirement for public water and sewer for 75 acres along Route 145 was discussed at the Oct. 9 Lehigh Township supervisors meeting.

The sewers are required but were not in the most recent Act 537 plan approved by the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).

Larry Turoscy of Lehigh Engineering asked what can be done. The land is zoned general commercial.

Turoscy's office and the Hills of Greenock received permission to extend the sewer. However, the DEP will not...

Remembering

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by ED PANY, Curator, Atlas Cement CompanyMemorial Museum in Columns

In this continuing historical series, I'll be visiting the village of Kreidersville and viewing one of the oldest churches in the county. Mr. Harold Smith, president of the Northampton Historical Society and historian of Zion Stone Church, will give all of us a local history lesson.

"As a youth, each Sunday my sister Dorothea and I attended Sunday School at Zion Stone Church," he recalls. The year is 1930.

"The road from Northampton to Kreidersville was quite different. We...