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Coplay police

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

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

JAN. 19

A disturbance in the unit block of South Fourth Street was investigated.

Police responded to a business alarm in the 1000 block of Chestnut Street.

JAN. 20

Officers were on the scene of domestic disputes on Schreiber Avenue and Chestnut Street.

A disturbance in the unit block of Tapler Drive was investigated.

The department assisted North Catasauqua police with a report of an...

Whitehall police

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

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

JAN. 11

Police responded to a mental health call in the 400 block of Florida Avenue.

Officers responded to a report of a runaway in the 200 block of Fifth Street.

Officers investigated credit card theft or fraud in the 3400 block of St. Stephen’s Lane.

A domestic offense against family in the 2500 block of Eberhart Road brought police to the scene.

JAN. 12

Suspicious vehicles on...

East Allen supervisors approve Seemsville grading plan

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

David Jaindl’s warehouse project along Seemsville Road received one of two approvals needed from East Allen Township at the supervisors meeting Jan. 24.

Although the warehouse project is in Allen Township, improvements to Seemsville Road and the Kopper Penny intersection are needed to accommodate the projected increase in traffic. Employees will enter the compound from Howertown Road. Trucks will go down Seemsville Road.

After a traffic analysis prepared by AnnMarie Vigilante...

Allen/East Allen townships: Indoor yard sale planned

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Allen Township Fire Company, 3530 Howertown Road, will hold an indoor yard sale 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 10.

To request space and for other information, call 610-502-0735.

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East Allen Township Parks & Recreation will be starting a free community walking club. The program, Walk This Way to Better Health, will begin March 26. It will be 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Bicentennial Park West, Colony Drive.

Looking ahead, East Allen Township is planning a...

North Catasauqua police

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

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JAN. 13

Officers assisted Coplay police with a domestic issue in the 100 block of South Fourth Street.

Parking complaints on Third and Front streets were addressed.

JAN. 14

Police investigated a disturbance in the 1100 block of Front Street.

The department assisted Catasauqua police with a warrant service on Railroad Street.

A domestic issue on South Front Street brought...

Another View

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

For 35 days, Americans watched as President Donald Trump shut down the federal government and was at an impasse with the U.S. House and Senate over $5.7 billion in funding for a border wall between the United States and Mexico.

This partial shutdown, which affected federal agencies including the Transportation Security Administration, Centers for Disease Control, the Food and Drug Administration, law enforcement agencies, and parks and museums, left 380,000 federal employees...

Northampton: AARP group to meet Feb. 13

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Northampton AARP Chapter 3915 will meet Feb. 13 at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave. Doors open 11 a.m.

Entertainment will be music by Chuck Longenecker. Refreshments will be provided.

Anyone interested in bus trips should call Sharon at 610-262-9182.

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Northampton Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, 1204 Main St., has planned these activities for the upcoming months.

• Karaoke with DJ PK, 9 p.m. the first and third Fridays of the...

Northampton police

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

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

JAN. 6

An unwanted male in the unit block of West 21st Street was reported.

JAN. 8

A theft from an unlocked, legally parked vehicle in the 200 block of East Ninth Street brought police out to investigate. A small amount of loose change was taken.

Officers responded to a report of a female harassing a male in the 900 block of Washington Avenue.

In the 300 block of East 12th Street, a...