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Coplay police

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.


A Schwinn bicycle was found in the unit block of Magna Drive.

An animal complaint in the 100 block of North Second Street was investigated.

The department addressed a parking complaint in the 300 block of Margaret Drive.

Damage to a sign in the 900 block of Oak Street was reported.

A report of harassment in the unit block of South Second Street brought police to the scene.


Catasauqua police

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.


Officers assisted Pennsylvania State Police in contacting an individual in the 200 block of Front Street.

On Race Street, a disabled vehicle on private property was reported. The owner was contacted to remove it.

At the police department, 90 Bridge St., individuals were warned to leave private property.

At the department, police assisted Sanctuary at Haafsville in returning a dog to its...

BIRTH Announcement

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Adam and Kristina Kochmaruk, of Schnecksville, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Eli Harrison Kochmaruk.

Eli was born April 5, 2018, at Lehigh Valley Hospital. He is greatly loved by his parents; sister, Katie; and grandparents, David and Dorothy Lakatosh, of Schnecksville, and Steve and Marlene Kochmaruk, of Best Station.

Lehigh Township: Churches announce summer activities

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Hope Lutheran Church, 4131 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville, has announced that registration for summer 2018 Vacation Bible School is now open online.

VBS runs July 9-13 and is offered to children age 3 and potty trained to children completing sixth grade in June .

The theme this year is “Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus.” Classes will be held 9 a.m.-noon, with a closing program 7 p.m. July 13.

Reservations can be made by registering quickly and easily at

Tour, service are planned at Horner’s Cemetery May 27

Saturday, May 26, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Horner’s Cemetery Historical Society has announced the 10th-year anniversary of the restoration and maintenance project at Horner’s Cemetery by offering free tours from May 26 until the end of October.

Also, noon May 27, the Sons of Veterans, Union soldiers will hold a short memorial service in the cemetery to honor the 21 veterans from four wars, with 19 soldiers from the American Revolution. One Civil War veteran lost his life due to this country’s conflict and his service to...

Continenza earns extension award

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Denise Continenza, of Whitehall, was presented with the Director’s Award for Collaboration and Partnership during the recent extension annual conference in State College. This award recognizes an individual who has built strong partnerships or collaborations to advance the extension’s strategic goals during the past year.

Continenza is an extension educator in the program area of food, families and health with Penn State Extension in Lehigh and Northampton counties. In that role, she...

Catasauqua: Concert series begins May 25

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Columns

It’s the season for summer band concerts.

Scott Marshall Band will start off the summer concert series with a performance 7-10 p.m. May 25 at Catasauqua Park Ampitheater, 501 American St.

Come on out this summer for free music by horn-raising municipal bands, foot-tapping country acts and musical acts of every beat.


Catasauqua Fire Police will be having a yard sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 26 at the fire training grounds on Race Street.

You can rent a 10-foot-...