The fifth annual National Take Back Day drug collection has been scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Expired and unused prescription and over-the-counter medications, inlcuding pet medications, will be accepted at 16 sites in Lehigh County. Among them are:
· Catasauqua Police Department, 118 Bridge St., Catasauqua
· Slatington Police Department, 125 S. Walnut St., Slatington;
· Pennsylvania State Police, Bethlehem station, 2930 Airport Road, Hanover Township, Lehigh County;
Alarms summon police
Residential fire alarms brought borough police and the fire department out on two separate calls Sept 23.
One alarm was at 10 N. Front St. where the alarm was sounding at apartment 11. The residents there had been cooking bacon that activated the alarm, police said.
The other alarm was at 11 N. Front St. where the fire alarm came from apartment A-2, police said.
A check found no fire taking place, police said.
Officers respond alarm
American Legion Riders join ceremony in Northampton.
Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.
· Officers responded to a disturbance in the 500 block of Howertown Road.
· A parking complaint brought police to the 700 block of Bath Avenue.
· Officers were called to the 900 block of Church Street to investigate a report of a suspicious vehicle.
· Police responded to a report of a theft in the 800 block of Mulberry Street.
· A report of a wanted person brought officers to the 300 block of Church Street.
The Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.
· Officers responded to a request for vigilance in the 1200 block of Delphi Drive.
· A report of a domestic dispute brought police to the 1000 block of Riverview Drive.
· Officers were called to the unit block of Jordan Lane to investigate a burglary.
· Police responded to a report of suspicious activity in the 1800 block of Georgia Drive.
· A report of harassment brought officers to the unit block of Madison Lane.
· Hokendauqua Fall Festival – 6-10 p.m., Hokey Athletic Association Field, Front and Lehigh streets. Pay one price ride special.
· Northampton Area Historical Society talk by Douglas Peters on the trolleys of the Lehigh Valley – 7 p.m., Northampton Fire Department, 1 Lerchenmiller Drive. Information: 610-262-4748.
· Boy Scout Scouts of America sign-ups – 7 p.m., St. Paul's Church, 418 Howertown Rd., Catasauqua. Information: 610-465-8565.
North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.
· Officers assisted EMS in the 1200 block of Third Street.
· A report of harassment brought police to the 1100 block of Front Street.
· Officers assisted the Catasauqua Police Department with a DUI stop in the 600 block of American Street.
· A 911 hang-up brought police to the 700 block of Willow Drive.
· Police were called to the 1100 block of Railroad Street to investigate a burglary and assault.
· A motor vehicle accident with injuries on Mechanicsville Road in front of the Whitehall Township Public Library brought out Station 38, 7:46 a.m.
· An accident with injuries with a bicyclist hit at First Avenue and Pine Street brought out Station 37, 11:22 a.m.
· Station 36 responded to a motor vehicle accident with injuries involving three cars at Grape Street and MacArthur Road, 12:11 p.m.
From left, Irene Bartz, honorable mention; Carol Iannantuono, honorable mention; Jodie Scharadin, honorable mention; Miriam Landes, third place; David Lee, first place; and Margaret Kuhet, honorable mention, pose for a group photo. Lee is a resident of Whitehall. The individuals were selected as winners of the Parkland Art League's show, which ran at the Allentown Art Museum until Aug. 21. Not pictured are Jacqueline Meyerson, second place, and Karen Benco, honorable mention.
To the Editor,
LVIA wants to spend $5 million to install a U.S. customs station. This will increase LVIA operational costs by more than $1 million a year.
LVIA just lost its flights to Canada because it had only three people per day.