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Friday, October 26, 2012 by For locations, call 610-559-3245. in Social News

Wednesday, Oct. 24: Marinated pork cutlet, wide noodles, flame roasted corn, wheat bread with margarine, applesauce.

Thursday, Oct. 25: Apple juice, baked ziti, broccoli cuts, Italian bread with margarine, sugar cookie.

Friday, Oct. 26: Beef stew, biscuit, green peas, tossed salad with Thousand Island dressing, lemon bar.

Monday, Oct. 29: Veal parmesan linguine, Italian blend vegetables, Italian bread with margarine, fresh apple slices.

Tuesday, Oct. 30: Creamed...

Trees, shrubs show the colors of fall

Friday, October 26, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Cool nights, warm days and brilliant colored leaves - fall is upon us here in the Lehigh Valley.

The fall color of many trees and shrubs in the northeastern United States provides much more color to the landscape than spring flowers. Its effective period is also generally longer.

This characteristic of plants should receive more consideration than it now does in the landscape planning process. Plants with vivid fall color should be placed in prominent locations that can be seen...

Property taxes to go up in borough

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

Northampton residents, who own homes, along with commercial and industrial property owners, are likely to pay more taxes in 2013.

The borough, which was unable to keep the lid on the property tax rate, officials announced last week.

"Real estate taxes will be increased next year," said borough Manager Gene Zarayko, who burned the midnight oil while putting together the proposed budget.

Most likely, council will review the tentative spending plan at the second of its two...

Coplay column

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Columns

The upgrade at the Giant Gas Station on Chestnut and Cherry streets has been completed.

This is the first upgrade since the station opened more than a decade ago.

The self-service station was closed for several days last week while work was performed. Improvements include a bright red canopy, an lluminated logo and improved lighting and pumps.

Motorists, however, are not seeing any lower prices when they fuel their vehicles.


It's not too early to mark...

Farm bureau honors Congressman Dent

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by SUSAN BRYANT in Local News

Congressman Charlie Dent, R-15th, was recently honored with The Friend of the Farm Bureau Award for consistently voting in favor of the farming community.

"The award recognizes those members of congress who support policies that help farmers obtain profitability with less regulatory interference and increase demand for U.S. products through new uses and enhanced trade opportunities," said Arland Schantz, governmental relations director for the Lehigh County Farm Bureau.


Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.


· Officers responded to a burglary in the 200 block of Prospect Street.

· A report of harassment brought police to Catasauqua Auto Sales, 623 Howertown Road.

· Police were called to the 100 block of Pineapple Street to investigate a theft from a vehicle.

· Officers responded to a report of vehicle tires slashed in the 100 block of South Front Street.

· A report of a disturbance...