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Police seek information on daytime burglaries

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Lehigh Township

Lehigh Township Police Department is investigating two daytime burglaries that occurred Oct. 21 and 22 in Lehigh Township.

According to the report, the forced entries into residences took place between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. in Danielsville.

Items stolen include cash and change, jewelry, laptop computers and a semi-automatic black handgun, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Lehigh Township police at 610-760-8800.

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by The Press in Local News

NOVEMBER

MONDAY 4

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

TUESDAY 5

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 Community Drive.

WEDNESDAY 6

East Allen Township Parks and Recreation Board meets 4 p.m. in the township municipal building,...

Northampton: Hendershot memorial fundraiser will be held Nov. 3

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Mark your calendar for the first Jennifer D. Hendershot Memorial Basket Social 1-5 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Northampton Fire Department, 4 Lerchenmiller Drive.

Hendershot was a 2003 graduate of Northampton Area High School and attended both Northampton Community College and East Stroudsburg University.

Proceeds will benefit the family.

For more information, call Candi at 610-554-3678.

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An all-you-can eat spaghetti dinner will be held 4-7 p.m. Nov. 9 at Grace...

Lehigh Township: Church plans two-day event

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The fall basket bazaar and bake sale will be held 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 2 and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 3 at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, 4412 Mountain View Drive, Berlinsville. The drawing will be held 1:30 p.m. Nov. 3.

The kitchen will also be open.

For more information, call 610-767-3107.

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Is your church or organization having a fundraiser or event in Lehigh Township you want to let the community know about? Send me the information at...

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 13

Police were on the scene of a disturbance in the 300 block of Chapel Street.

A disorderly group in the 700 block of Grove Street was addressed.

Officers assisted Catasauqua police with a disturbance in the 400 block of Prospect Street.

OCT. 14

A DUI and drug case had officers on the scene at Second and Almond streets.

The department responded to a report of suspicious...

T-shirt design contest ends Nov. 15

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Breastfeeding Coalition

Lehigh Valley Breastfeeding Coalition announces its 2019 T-shirt design contest to promote breastfeeding awareness. The coalition’s panel of judges will select one winning image to be used on an upcoming series of T-shirts. Winners will be announced Dec. 1.

The rules include:

• Design must promote breastfeeding awareness and the coalition’s mission “to facilitate community efforts to promote, protect and support breastfeeding as a cultural norm...

Northampton police

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 2

Members of the department conducted a welfare check in the unit block of Lerchenmiller Drive.

Officers assisted Northampton County constables in serving a warrant in the 1600 block of Railroad Street.

A male shoplifting at Wine and Spirits Shoppe, 1910 Center St., was reported.

Police investigated a checking account fraud case in the 300 block of East 19th Street.

OCT. 3

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Happenings

Monday, October 28, 2019 by The Press in Columns

OCT. 28

• Game night, 5-7 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

• Keep Me in Stitches meeting, 5:30 p.m., at Public Library of Catasauqua, 302 Bridge St. Information: 610-264-4151

• Halloween Fright Night event, 6 p.m., at Public Library of Catasauqua, 302 Bridge St. Information: 610-264-4151

• Coplay Community Days committee meeting, 7 p.m., in council chambers at Coplay Borough Hall, 98 S. Fourth St.

• Diamond painting...

Advanced Disposal is awarded contract

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by BILL LEINER JR. in Local News

In what can only be described as a photo finish, Advanced Disposal was awarded the Bath Borough sanitation contract at the Oct. 7 meeting of council.

The two bidders were Advanced Disposal and JP Mascaro and Sons.

The lowest bid was $144 less than the other. Mascaro’s bid was $270,768. Advanced’s was $270,624.

In 2016, a narrow gap of 18 cents per household separated the top two bids, with Mascaro winning the bid. This year’s difference was even tighter — at just a few...

Tavern night a hit at historical society

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

On the second Friday of the month, the Governor Wolf Historical Society has a BYOB tavern night at the school room on the society’s campus, 6600 Jacksonville Road in East Allen Township.

“This was the site of the first public education site in the state,” said Linda Kortz, who heads up the association. “Governor Wolf was elected governor because he and President Thomas Jefferson agreed that the country needed an educated citizenry.”

At the Oct. 11 session, Rollin’ and Tumblin’...