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North Catasauqua

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.


A drug investigation brought police to the 1000 block of Railroad Street.

A traffic stop was conducted at Second and Eugene streets.

Officers assisted Coplay police with a domestic issue in the 1100 block of Bernice Street.


Police investigated a burglary in the 1000 block of Howertown Road.

Suspicious activity in the 1300 block of Third Street was reported...

Allen/East Allen townships: Tavern night planned

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Governor Wolf Historical Society, 6600 Jacksonville Road, will hold a tavern night April 13 on the society’s campus.

Pawnshop Bound, featuring Rick Young, will perform.

There will be tastings by Sleepy Cat Winery.

The tavern night is BYOB, with free light snacks and soft drinks, great bands, dancing, and spirit and wine tastings.

Hours are 7-10 p.m. Doors open 6:30 p.m. for tables.

A $10 donation is requested, and attendees must be 21.

For more...

Northampton: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714 details April activities

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, 1204 Main St., has announced the following upcoming events.

• 10 p.m. April 6, karaoke with Crazy K

• 7:30 p.m. April 13, polka and button box

• 7 p.m. April 14, Tommy Zito

• 7:30 p.m. April 20, polka and button box

• 2 p.m. April 22, paint and create session

• 10 p.m. April 27, karaoke with Crazy K


Boy Scout Troop 93 will hold a spaghetti dinner 4-7 p.m. April 7 at St. Paul’s United...

District news: Annual benefit show will feature NAHS Dance Team

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 by The Press in School

Northampton Area High School Dance Team will be holding its second annual benefit show, set for 5:30 p.m. April 8. The theme is “Dance for a Cure.” The show consists of performances by team members, as well as other local Lehigh Valley dance studios.

This year, all proceeds will benefit Ashley Dronenburg, a 15-year-old Northampton student undergoing her second battle with cancer.

Visit for more information, cost and tickets.


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Fullerton residents shelter in place during police standoff

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

Whitehall Township police officers responded to a call March 28 to assist officers from Allentown Police Department with apprehending a suspect believed to be in a residence in the 500 block of Catasauqua Avenue, Fullerton.

According to the news release, the Lehigh County Municipal Emergency Response Team (MERT) responded at approximately 5:30 p.m., assisted by a crisis negotiation team, in an attempt to have the suspect surrender himself.

The suspect, identified as Ayoub J....

Lehigh Township: Society to host basket social

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Lehigh Township Historical Society is holding a basket social 1-4 p.m. April 8 at Blue Mountain Fish and Game, 4190 Wood Drive, Walnutport.

For more information, call 610-440-0151.


The 20th annual spring basket social at Hope Lutheran Church, 4131 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville, will be held 7:30 p.m. April 13.

For tickets or more information, call the church office at 610-767-7203.


Salem United Methodist Church, 1067 Blue Mountain Drive,...

Business owner requests assistance

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

Blaine Phillips, who owns the pet supply outlet on the corner of Silver Crest Road and Route 512, asked township officials for some assistance during the East Allen Township Board of Supervisors meeting March 14.

The three issues that were at the top of the list included stormwater, sewer extension and easements.

Phillips noted that since the intersection at Silver Crest Road was improved, his problems with stormwater have increased. The building across the intersection,...

Catasauqua resident charged in alleged theft of gift cards

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

District Attorney Jim Martin recently announced a former City of Allentown employee has been charged in connection with an alleged theft.

Jenny Scala, 48, of 435 St. John St., Catasauqua, has been charged with one count each of theft by unlawful taking or disposition and receiving stolen property, both misdemeanors of the first degree.

Scala turned herself in and was arraigned through Central Booking by Magisterial District Judge Karen Devine and released on unsecured bail....

Moore Township: Spaghetti dinner set for April 7

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Moore Elementary PTA invites the community to a spaghetti dinner fundraiser 4-7 p.m. April 7.

The event will be held at Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive.

All proceeds will benefit the fifth-grade class.

For more information, contact Christina Hahn at 610-739-6680.


Moore Township Lions Club will be hosting a meat shoot and raffle 1-5 p.m. April 22 at Point Phillips Rod & Gun Club, 1035 Smith Gap Road.