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Monday, June 24, 2019


Friday, June 21, 2019 by The Press in Focus

“Stop” at The Peak: Trace Adkins’ “Don’t Stop Tour 2019” stops at 8 p.m. June 21, Penn’s Peak, Jim Thorpe. Doors open at 7 p.m. The Louisana native has sold 11 million albums and charted more than 20 singles on the Billboard country music charts, including the Number One hits “(This Ain’t) No Thinkin’ Thing” (1997), “Ladies Love Country Boys” (2007) and “You’re Gonna Miss This” (2008). His 2004 single, “Honky Tonk Badonkadonk,” became a crossover Top 40 Billboard Hot 100 hit. He appeared in the films “The Lincoln Lawyer” (2011), “Moms’ Night Out” (2014) and “I Can Only Imagine” (2018).

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, June 21, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610 - 829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit https://www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx.

Wednesday, June 19: Orange juice, cheese steak sandwich w/onions and sauce, Italian marinated vegetable salad, fresh seasoned melon.

Thursday, June 20: Chicken pot pie, green peas, tossed salad w/Ranch dressing, wheat bread w/margarine, fresh strawberries.

Friday, June 21: Summer picnic. Hoagie bag lunch to Slate Belt Senior Center.

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, June 21, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Call 610 - 782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, June 19: Hamburger, broccoli / cauliflower, peaches.

Thursday, June 20: Caprese chicken, roasted potatoes, peas, Mandarin oranges.

Friday, June 21: Apricot pork loin, mashed sweet potato, cauliflower, fruit cocktail.

Monday, June 24: Chicken and peppers, cilantro rice, succotash, orange.

Tuesday, June 25: Peach pork chop, mashed potato, wax beans, tropical fruit.

Wednesday, June 26: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, spinach, fruit cocktail.


Wednesday, June 19, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

With deepfakes on the rise, how will the 2020 election be affected?

“And I will close by reiterating the central allegation of our indictments, that there were multiple, systematic efforts to interfere in our election,” Special Council Robert Mueller said in his now history-making report. “And that allegation deserves the attention of every American.”

Whitehall Township Public Library: Art, science program planned

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The summer reading program for kids, teens and adults is underway. Our theme this year will be “A Universe of Stories.”

We will be talking about space, NASA, planets and the 50th anniversary of the moon walk, which was July 20, 1969. Everyone can sign up until Aug. 3.

We have a lot of programs, including a Super Science and Amazing Art program 6:30 p.m. June 25. This program is for all ages and free and open to all patrons.

Check out the cool NASA and space items in the display cases.


Fire calls

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 by The Press in Local News


A swift water rescue on West 21st Street was handled by Stations 40 and 3502 (deputy chief).


Station 35 assisted the police or another governmental agency on 17th Street.


A building fire at 1005 Chestnut St. brought out Stations 36, 38, 40, 3501, 3502 and 3503 (deputy chief).

Stations 35 and 38 responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian on Lehigh Street.

A motor vehicle accident with injuries on Route 22 brought Station 3501 to the scene.


Wednesday, June 19, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.


Officers investigated criminal mischief in the 1000 block of Second Street.

A reckless driver in the area of Eighth and Hunter streets was handled by police.

The department responded to a report of a lost dog in the 1000 block of Fifth Street.

Police investigated an alarm in the 1200 block of Eighth Street.

A traffic stop was conducted at Second and Eugene streets.


A parking complaint in the 1100 block of Third Street was addressed.