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Catasauqua police

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPTEMBER 17

· Officers responded to a disturbance in the 500 block of Howertown Road.

· A parking complaint brought police to the 700 block of Bath Avenue.

· Officers were called to the 900 block of Church Street to investigate a report of a suspicious vehicle.

· Police responded to a report of a theft in the 800 block of Mulberry Street.

· A report of a wanted person brought officers to...

Coplay column

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Columns

The Coplay Scholarship Fund Committee and Councilman Bill Leiner will sponsor the "Save The Coplay Public Library" 1/2 marathon, run walk or bike Oct. 6 at 9 a.m., starting at 41 N. Eighth St.

Prizes will be awarded to the fastest male and female runners; fastest biker and fastest walker.

For more information, contact Leiner at 610-751-2745 or billleinder@aol. com.

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The Coplay Recreation Association is accepting...

Northampton police

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPTEMBER 10

· Police responded to a report of criminal mischief in the 500 block of Linden Court.

· A report of a wanted person brought officers to the 2000 block of Washington Avenue.

SEPTEMBER 11

· Officers were called to The Wonder Kids Daycare, 6955 Weaversville Road, to investigate a report of a man banging repeatedly on a window.

SEPTEMBER 12

· A report of unknown...

Cougar Comment

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by BY ABBY PARNELL Special to The Press in School

My name is Abby Parnell and I am a junior at Lehigh Valley Christian High School in Catasauqua. I participate in drama, choir and girls soccer. I will be contributing to this column to share with you about life at LVCHS.

LVCHS is off to a great start with new students, classes, teachers and electives as well as new renovations to the school building. Our mission remains the same – to "equip students to think biblically and to function purposefully in society."

We would like to...

Lehigh Township column

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by KRISTINA HESCH-GROVER Special to The Press in Columns

The Lehigh Township Volunteer Fire Company Country Garden will hold an all-you-can-eat dinner buffet Friday, Oct. 5, 4-8 p.m.

The dinner will include soup, salad bar, rolls, side dishes, entrees and desserts. All proceeds benefit the Fire Company.

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All are invited to attend the 18th Annual Fall Walk-In Basket Social Oct. 12. The event will be held in Kuntz Hall at Hope Lutheran Church.

Doors will open at 4 p.m. and the drawing will begin at 7:30 p.m.

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Coplay police

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Alarms summon police

Residential fire alarms brought borough police and the fire department out on two separate calls Sept 23.

One alarm was at 10 N. Front St. where the alarm was sounding at apartment 11. The residents there had been cooking bacon that activated the alarm, police said.

The other alarm was at 11 N. Front St. where the fire alarm came from apartment A-2, police said.

A check found no fire taking place, police said.

Officers respond alarm...

NASD makes AYP

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

The good news is that, as a whole, Northampton Area School District was one of only nine school districts in Northampton and Lehigh counties to make Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP).

The bad news is that, individually, Northampton Area High School, Northampton Area Middle School and George Wolf Elementary School did not.

Siegfried Elementary School, Lehigh Elementary School and Moore Elementary School met the requirements for AYP.

The Adequate Yearly Progress report for...

Pennsylvania Legislature supports our local heroes

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by JULIE HARHART, R-183rd in Opinion

When you wake up in the dead of night to the smell of smoke in the house; when you're in a vehicle accident and are trapped in the car or when you're in a flooded area and need rescuing, it's our local firefighters who risk their safety to ensure yours.

As we prepare to recognize October as Fire Prevention Month in the United States, I thought this was a great time to recap some of the measures we have put in place in Pennsylvania to help ensure our firefighters have access to the...

It's again the season to get your flu shot

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by The Press in Social News

It's time for a flu shot.

You can get the flu vaccine from your doctor, and at public health facilities, senior centers, pharmacies and supermarkets. The vaccine can be administered anytime during flu season. Adults over 50 are prime candidates for the vaccine because the flu can be fatal for older people.

More than 200,000 flu victims are hospitalized annually in the United States; about 36,000 people die from it. As much as 20 percent of the U.S. population gets the flu each...