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It's all about friendship

Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in School

Steckel Elementary School student Kendra Hard meets Mikayla as students exit an antibullying assembly held at the elementary school. Steckel third-grade students read the book "Our Friend Mikayla" about a third-grade girl with multiple disabilities and how her classmates befriended her and included her in all school activities. Steckel students had an opportunity to meet Mikayla, hear her story and ask questions when Mikayla, her mother and nurse visited the school for the Olweus antibullying kickoff assembly Nov. 9.

Anna "Ann" M. Johnson Stuber

Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

retired proofreader

Anna "Ann" M. Johnson Stuber, 86, of Fullerton Village and formerly of Allentown, died Nov. 12, 2012, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of the late Robert E. Stuber.

Born in Reading, she was raised by her paternal grandmother, Anna L. Machmer.

She was a proofreader for the Morning Call for 40 years until retiring.

She was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Fullerton.

A look back at Week 11 of the high school season

Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in Sports

District 11 notes provided by Duke Helm

Pleasant Valley-Parkland

Pleasant Valley's Brandon Leap became the first Bear to throw for over 2,000 yards in a season. In doing so, he broke Derrik Walling's 2-year-old school record of 1,978 yards that he set in 2010. Leap now has 2,035 yards passing with 22 TD passes. Walling still holds the school record for TD passes in a season with 23.

Hokey moms get past Catty

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Sports

The moms of Catasauqua played a game of flag football against the moms of Hokey in the Second Annual Football for the Cure Powder Puff Game.

The game was held at the Hokey Field in Whitehall on Saturday afternoon, Oct. 27 with a kickoff time of 2 p.m. There were 29 players who filled the Catasauqua roster, while Hokey secured 18 players combined for their offense and defense. Both teams joined together to raise more than $1,000 for the Susan G. Komen For The Cure Foundation.


Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Local News


· Homemade Holiday Sale benefits the Mrs. Nothstein's Helping Hands Fund – 1-6 p.m., 1333 Fourth St., North Catasauqua. Information: Bill Nothstein at nothsteinw@hotmail.com or 610-266-9512.

· "Vanishing of the Bees" documentary – 7 p.m., Room SH-144 (Science Hall), Lehigh Carbon Community College, 4525 Education Park Drive, Schnecksville. Information: 610-799-2121.

· Woman's Club of Catasauqua meeting – 7 p.m., Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Pine and Fourth streets. Information: 610-264-2641.

Catasauqua police

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.


· Officers responded to a report of a burglary in the 100 block of Howertown Road.

· A theft from a vehicle brought police to the 400 block of Race Street.

· Police were called to the 700 block of Fifth Street to investigate a report of an unwanted person.


· A report of a suspicious vehicle brought officers to the 200 block of Lehigh Street.

· Officers assisted a citizen in the 100 block of Bridge Street.

Russell W. Roberts

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

raised in Catasauqua

Russell W. Roberts, 89, died Oct. 29, 2012.

Born in Allentown and raised in Catasauqua, he was a son of the late William and Margaret Roberts.

He graduated from Girard College.

He was a World War II veteran.

He lived in Germany for 50 years, working in planning and logistics that supported U.S. Military and NATO forces around the world.

He is survived by a sister-in-law, Ruth; nieces; and nephews.

He was predeceased by a brother, Merrill Roberts.

Arrangements were made by Brubaker Funeral Home Inc., Catasauqua.