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Whitehall police

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

The Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCTOBER 31

· Officers responded to a domestic call in the 5400 block of Pennsylvania Street.

· A report of a disturbance between a mother and son brought police to the 1700 block of Elmhurst Street.

· Officers assisted EMS in the 300 block of Mickley Road.

· A report of wires down brought police to Fairmont Avenue.

· Officers were called to the 700 block of Pennsylvania Street to...

Northampton column

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

St. John's Friendly Fifties will meet Monday, Nov. 12, 1 p.m., in the church's social hall, 1343 Newport Ave.

Cracked Walnuts will entertain.

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Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1235 Main St., will host a basket bingo Saturday, Nov. 10. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., and the games begin at 1 p.m.

The cost of a ticket includes 20 games. Specials will be sold separately.

Refreshments will be available for purchase.

For tickets, call 610-502-1037.

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Coplay column

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Columns

Compared to many areas, Hurricane Sandy delivered only a soft punch to Coplay.

Among the most notable damage occurred at Sammy Balliet Stadium, where the dugout roof was blown right off its block walls. (See photo, page 5).

At St. Peter's Catholic Church Cemetery, the large cross that marks the final resting place of the church's former pastors tilted precariously forward.

The traffic light at Second and Chestnut streets was out for a couple of days.

The borough...

Exchange Club hears FBI presentation

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

Members of the Northampton Exchange Club were provided an inside look into the operations and evolution of the FBI at their recent dinner meeting at the Northampton Memorial Community Center.

The presentation was given by Albert Sproule, a former FBI agent who currently serves as an assistant professor at DeSales University in its criminal justice undergraduate and graduate programs.

"America has to be resilient. We live in a world of uncertainty," Sproule said, noting the FBI...

ANOTHER VIEW

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

With the tumult and ballyhoo of the current election cycle behind us, let's look to the future with a keen eye toward our past.

Our veterans stood tall when the threats of fascism, communism and terrorism threatened our security.

Their blind and unyielding dedication to defending democracy and freedom has continually helped preserve all we hold dear as American citizens.

As Veterans Day approaches this Sunday, thank a veteran who has served our country in any way you can...

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCTOBER 28

· Police responded to a disturbance in the 1100 block of Front Street.

OCTOBER 29

· A report of criminal mischief brought officers to the 1100 block of Fourth Street.

· Police responded to a report of a wire down in the 600 block of Penn Street.

· Officers were called to the 700 block of Hunter Street to investigate a report of a tree down.

· A report of wires and...

SACRED HEART

Friday, November 9, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Sacred Heart Hospital, 421 Chew St., Allentown, will hold a Thanksgiving Nut Roll Sale 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Nov. 15 and 16 in the hospital's main lobby.

Large 14-inch bakery-fresh Kolache rolls with nut, apricot, poppy seed, raspberry or Lekvar filling, and a limited supply of Shoo-fly pies are available.

Pre-ordering is recommended. Call Beth Fogel, 610-776-5413.

Keep garden tools in shape

Friday, November 9, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Cleaning up tools and equipment is an important practice related to the garden that should not be ignored in the fall.

Proper cleanup of tools now will leave them in top shape and ready to use when spring comes.

Store tools in a dry place indoors, never outdoors where they will rust over the winter. Keep tools clean and dry. Never put tools away wet. If washing off soil from a tool, dry it when done.

Wheelbarrows, spreaders and garden carts should be cleaned with a hose...

TRADITIONS

Friday, November 9, 2012 by The Press in Social News

"Me & My Parents" discussion forum will be held 6 p.m. Nov. 13, Traditions of Hanover building, 5300 Northgate Drive, Bethlehem.

The discussion theme is "Early Signs of Dementia," and caring for a parent with memory impairment.

The panel for the first meeting will consist of experts from Fox Rehabilitation and Arden Courts.

Marisa Leaser, Traditions Home Care director, is facilitator.

Attendees may provide questions by contacting Leaser,...