Northampton Press

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

To the Editor:

For the 138th District, there is one choice to send to Harrisburg: Dr. Dean Donaher.

Donaher has been a leader in education and the community for over 30 years. With an extensive background serving the Bethlehem Area School District, both as an administrator and a school board member, Donaher understands the weaknesses of the system that funds Pennsylvania education. He believes it is time for the state to keep up its end of the bargain and give our school...

Bath: Bath legion plans weekend raffle

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Bath American Legion Eckley E. Patch Post 470, 278 Race St., will be having a basket social Oct. 26-28.

The event will run 5-9 p.m. Oct. 26, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 27 and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 28.

There will be hundreds of baskets.

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Sacred Heart School, 117 Washington St., will once again be hosting a haunted house 7-9 p.m. Oct. 26 and 27.

There will be a scary tour and a kids’ room for those who prefer more low-key fun.

There is a small admission fee...

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 11

In the 100 block of Union Street, an abandoned vehicle was ticketed and tagged.

An intoxicated person was transported home from the 300 block of Front Street, police said.

The theft of a safe occurred in the 700 block of Second Street.

On Howertown Road, police sought information regarding a case.

OCT. 12

An abandoned vehicle was tagged in the 600 block of South 14th Street...

Moore Democrats hold Oct. 11 meet-the-candidates event

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 by BILL LEINER JR. in Local News

Vicky Woodard, chair of the Moore Township Democratic Association, was all smiles Oct. 11 as she introduced four candidates up for election Nov. 6.

It was a full house at the Blue Mountain Woodworking Inc. banquet hall when candidates Susan Wild, 7th U.S. Congressional District; Tarah Probst, Pennsylvania State Senate 40th District; Dean Donaher, Pennsylvania State House 138th District; and Jason Ruff, Pennsylvania State House 183rd District, were introduced.

Each candidate...

Allen/East Allen townships: Trick or treat will be held Oct. 31

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Trick-or-night night in Allen and East Allen townships will be held 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31.

Those planning to hand out treats that night are asked to turn on their porch lights.

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East Allen Township Parks and Recreation Department is introducing a new community program called Walk This Way to Better Health. There is no cost to attend.

The walking program will be held 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, which began earlier this month, at Bicentennial Park West.

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Whitehall police

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 8

Drug investigations on Lehigh Street and Lehnert Road brought police to the scene.

The department responded to a mental health call in the unit block of Franklin Street.

Officers were on the scene of a theft of a motor vehicle in the 3200 block of Carbon Street.

Police investigated suspicious activity on Jordan Parkway.

An unwanted person at MacArthur Towne Center was reported....

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 14

Police were on the scene of a motor vehicle accident at Fourth and Cypress streets.

The department addressed a general complaint in the 1100 block of Front Street.

Officers assisted Catasauqua police with a report of a disturbance in the 400 block of Howertown Road.

A welfare check was performed in the 1100 block of Second Street.

OCT. 15

Police responded to a report...

Coplay police

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 15

Police responded to a complaint of a dog running loose in the area of South Front and Hokendauqua streets.

Officers assisted North Catasauqua police with a traffic stop at Second and Chestnut streets.

OCT. 16

The department investigated the theft of a television in the unit block of North Third Street.

Police were on the scene of a possible theft in progress in the 500 block of...