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Wednesday, May 22, 2013 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

St. Lawrence School will hold a reunion as part of the Sports Hall of Fame Picnic scheduled for noon-6 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at the Hokendauqua American Legion, 3154 N. Front St.

There is a cost. Children under 12 are free.

The price includes all beverages, four hot foods and salads served 1-5 p.m. and games and tournaments.

Deejays Statik and Glo Stx will be holding dance contests with prizes. Participants can enter the Lehigh Valley Sports Hall of Fame Idol Singing...

Viking Voices Column

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 by MICHAEL RODGERS Special to The Press in Local News

The Central Catholic High School Class of 2013 will be holding its Baccalaureate Mass 7 p.m. June 6 at St. Joseph the Worker Church.

Graduation will commence on the following day, 7 p.m. June 7, in Rockne Hall.

Admission for both events is by ticket only. For more information, visit the school website at


CCHS will be administering Intermediate Post Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing for all incoming freshmen today, May 23.

All other...

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

MAY 12

· Officers assisted EMS in the 800 block of Locust Street.

· Police responded to a domestic call in the 1200 block of Fifth Street.

· A vehicle stop brought officers to Third and Eugene streets.

MAY 13

· Officers assisted the Catasauqua Police Department at Second and Pine streets.

A report of an abandoned vehicle brought police to the 1100 block of Eighth Street.

MAY 14

· Officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in...

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Wednesday, May 22, 2013 by The Press in School

Second graders Kelly Gehringer and Cael Anderko peek through the doorway as first grader Natalie Harrison begins the countdown to the last day of classes at Sacred Heart School in Bath May 10. Traditionally, first-grade teacher Mrs. Mayberry decorates the main hall bulletin board with a picture of a watermelon containing numbered seeds that represent the days left in the school calendar. Natalie started the countdown by pulling off seed number 20.

Guest View

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

More than 6,500 unfunded mandates have been imposed on Pennsylvania's local governments over the past 30 years.

Township officials, tired of seeing millions of tax dollars wasted every year, came together recently to urge state lawmakers to change the system so that municipalities can put that money to better use, namely to improve roads and other infrastructure.

Close to 4,000 local leaders attended the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors' 91st annual...

Coplay column

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Columns

The lower parking lot at the Coplay Parkway will be the setting for the 19th annual children's bike derby Saturday, May 25.

Big wheels, tricycles and bicycles will be part of the free event, beginning at 9 a.m. It is open to children ages 2-15 who live in the borough or whose parents or grandparents live in the borough.

Sponsored by Coplay Athletic Club, the borough police department and Coplay Town Watch, the event begins at 9 a.m.

Children will be given a safety...


Wednesday, May 22, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Last week's article, "Erdo faces challenge in re-election bid; new faces in NASD board race," it was incorrectly stated that candidate Roy Maranki is from Northampton and that he did not provide candidacy information. Maranki is from Allen Township. He was not contacted for the article. The Press regrets the error.


Wednesday, May 22, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

The 2013 edition of Sustainable Lehigh Valley is now available.

Published every April in conjunction with Earth Day by the Alliance for Sustainable Communities-Lehigh Valley, this 100-page booklet provides information about and access to an array of sustainability efforts in the Valley.

This edition features a directory of 250 organizations, businesses and governmental agencies promoting sustainable communities.

For more information, go to