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North Catasauqua police

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.


· Officers responded to a parking complaint in the 1000 block of Second Street.

· A domestic disturbance brought police to the 1100 block of Railroad Street.

· Police were called to the 400 block of Buttonwood Street to investigate a theft.

· A report of harassment brought officers to the 1200 block of Second Street.

· Police responded to a report of assault in the 1100 block of Railroad Street.


Coplay police

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Cooking noodles sets off alarm

A four-year-old boy cooking noodles in a microwave oven brought Coplay Police and the borough's fire department to 11 North Front St. Friday. Police said they responded to a report of a fire alarm at 9:01 p.m. and on arrival, they determined the fire alarm was coming from an apartment at A6. The fire department handled the situation, police reported.

Damage reported to vehicle


Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in Local News


· Coplay Community Days – 6-10 p.m., Coplay Community Park, Second and Keefer streets. Pay one price rides 6-9:30 p.m.

· Senior expo hosted by State Rep. Julie Harhart, R-183rd – 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Allen Township Fire Hall, 3530 Howertown Road. Information: 610-502-2701.

· Delaware, Lehigh & Susquehanna Model Railroad Club meeting – 7-9 p.m., Coplay Borough Hall, Fourth and Center streets. Open to all model railroaders ages 14 and older. Information: Dick Lobach at 610-965-2598.

Senior mixed bowling league

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

New members invited to join

The Playdrome Rose Bowl Golden Agers Senior Mixed Bowling League is seeking new members.

The 40-member league, which plays at 15th Street and Sumner Avenue in Allentown, would like to increase the membership in order to add more teams and pacers.

All league members must be age 55 or older. The league is nonsanctioned, so members need not pay U.S. Bowling Conference dues.

The 32-week winter bowling season starts at 12:30 p.m. Aug. 30.

Weekly dues are $9, which includes the 3 game bowling fee, end of season money prizes and a banquet.


Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Donations now being accepted

The Sanctuary at Haafsville needs to raise $10,000 for the transfer tax, title search and appraisal fee for property donated to the animal shelter in Upper Macungie.

Deadline to donate is Sept. 28.

To donate, go to thesanctuarypa.org or mail donations to P.O. Box 921, Fogelsville, PA, 18051.

The Fixx

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Focus

The Fixx opens for The J. Geils Band, 7 p.m. Aug. 28, Fairgrounds Grandstand, at the Allentown Fair. The British rock band formed in 1979 in London. The group's hits include "Red Skies" and "Stand or Fall," from "Shuttered Room" (1982); "One Thing Leads to Another," charting at No. 4 in the United States, and "Saved by Zero," from "Reach the Beach" (1983). The group's song, "Deeper and Deeper" was on the soundtrack of the movie, "Streets of Fire." "A Letter to Both Sides" was on the soundtrack of the film, "Fletch." "Secret Separation," from the album, "Walkabout" (1986), went to No.

Allentown 250th on Fair culinary stage

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Focus

The Great Allentown Fair is observing Allentown's 250th anniversary with a series of cooking demonstrations that will be part of "Farm to Table" series on the culinary demonstration stage inside the Agri-Plex building.

Throughout the Fair, Aug. 28 - Sept. 3, "Farm to Table" chefs and culinary experts from the Lehigh Valley prepare their signature dishes.

Musikfest 2012 braves storms; expected to break even

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

More than 900,000 people attended Musikfest 2012, according to ArtsQuest officials.

Musikfest, the United State's largest free music festival, took place Aug. 3 - 12, with 515 performances by 318 performers on 15 stages. This year's festival included free concerts on 14 of the 15 stages, the largest number of free stages in the event's 29-year history.

More than 48,000 people attended the 10 concerts at the Sands Steel Stage, Musikfest's only ticketed venue, where Boston, Daughtry, Jane's Addiction, Sheryl Crow, MGMT, Young the Giant and the Goo Goo Dolls performed.