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Whitehall police

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

NOV. 14

Officers were on the scene of a drug investigation in the 3000 block of South Fifth Street.

Police investigated a wanted person in the 500 block of Mickley Run.

Suspicious activity in the 800 block of Front Street was reported.

The department responded to a report of criminal mischief in the 2300 block of North First Avenue.

A hazardous condition in the 900 block of Grape Street...

District News: Holiday band, chorus concerts will kick off Nov. 29 in NASD

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in School

Plan on kicking off your holidays with some student concerts.

Sixth-grade chorus concert, 7 p.m. Nov. 29, in the gymnasium of Northampton Area Middle School

NAMS and Northampton Area High School band concert, 7 p.m. Nov. 30, in the auditorium of NAHS

Seventh- and eighth-grade chorus concert, 7 p.m. Dec. 4, in the auditorium of NAHS

NAMS and NAHS orchestra concert, 7 p.m. Dec. 7, in the auditorium of NAHS

Moore Elementary School chorus concert, 7 p.m. Dec....

Northampton police

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

NOV. 1

Officers assisted Emmaus Police Department in the 100 block of Bridge Alley. A male, who had two warrants, was located, taken into custody and released to an Emmaus officer.

In the 100 block of West 26th Street, a reportable accident involving three vehicles occurred.

NOV. 2

A reportable accident involving four vehicles took place in the 900 block of Main Street.

The department...

Coplay police

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

NOV. 19

Police assisted a citizen with an eviction issue in the unit block of North Third Street.

Officers assisted a citizen with a parking issue in the unit block of North Second Street.

The department addressed parking complaints in the unit blocks of North Second and North Front streets.

NOV. 20

A reckless driver in the unit block of North Second Street was investigated.

Police...

Rap of the gavel

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in Local News

NOVEMBER

THURSDAY 29

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

DECEMBER

MONDAY 3

Bath Borough Council meets 7 p.m. in the council chambers at the municipal building, 121 S. Walnut St.

TUESDAY 4

East Allen Township Municipal Authority meets 7 p.m. in the township municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.

Moore Township Board of Supervisors meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 2491...

McNeill welcomes $582,325 for local municipalities

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Recycling grants

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-133rd, said three municipal recycling programs in her legislative district have been awarded state grants totaling $582,325.

“Recycling programs help to lessen the burden on our landfills and, in turn, help to maintain our environment for future generations to enjoy,” McNeill said. “It’s great to see that successful programs being conducted in Salisbury Township, Whitehall Township and Fountain Hill are being rewarded with these...

Resident turns self in after 2017 robbery

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Lehigh Township

Steven Poliquin, 29, of Lehigh Township, has been arrested for a 2017 armed robbery at Turkey Hill in Cherryville.

Lehigh Township Police Department said Poliquin contacted Lehigh Township police to turn himself in for the armed robbery that occurred approximately 10 p.m. Dec. 17, 2017, at the market, located at the intersection of Blue Mountain Drive and Lehigh Drive.

The initial police report stated a male subject wearing a mask and brandishing a...

Railroad memories

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by ED PANY Curator, Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum in Columns

We recently wrote a five-part series on railroad memories, which resulted in a number of people sharing their own railroad experiences with us. So I called my friend Mike Bednar, a former railroad engineer and author of a number of railroad books, requesting more information. He graciously agreed.

Mike and his friend Ken Bealer authored the book “Trackside Around the Pennsylvania Cement District” in 2010. They write that seven railroads at one time served the area.

Do our older...