Whitehall-Coplay Press

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in Local News

JANUARY

MONDAY 8

Whitehall-Coplay School Board meets 7 p.m. at the school district administration building, 2940 MacArthur Road.

Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners meets 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.

TUESDAY 9

Coplay Borough Council meets 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 98 S. Fourth St.

WEDNESDAY 10

Whitehall Township Legal and Legislative Committee meets 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

DEC. 24

In the 700 block of Front Street, music was turned down and the owner warned two separate times when police investigated a noise complaint. On the third call, the person was cited.

A dispute between a mother and daughter occurred in the 600 block of Third Street.

At ASL Mechanical, 428 Pearl St., a vehicle was damaged.

At Catasauqua Highrise, 534 Third St., police responded to a parking complaint.

Catasauqua: American Legion has bingo

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Catasauqua American Legion Post 215, 330 Second St., has bingo every Wednesday night.

Now that the doldrums of winter have set in, come out Jan. 10 for a fun evening of bingo. The doors and kitchen open 5:30 p.m., and bingo starts 7 p.m.

There are 22 regular games, specials, 50/50 and two jackpots.

For questions or reservations, call 610-266-7170.

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Come out this winter and visit the Catasauqua library, Third and Bridge streets, and check out all the new reads as well as winter programs.

Whitehall Police

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

DEC. 18

A road rage incident on Lehigh Street brought police to the scene.

Officers responded to fires in the 1500 block of Alta Drive and the 1200 block of MacArthur Road.

Suspicious vehicles on Seventh Street and Coplay Circle were reported.

A vehicle was recovered in the 1000 block of Grape Street.

A report of identity theft in the 3200 block of Coplay Court was investigated.

A drug investigation in the 900 block of Mickley Road brought police to the scene.

District news: Information night planned for Jan. 24 at Gockley Elementary

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in School

Information night for incoming kindergarten parents is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Jan. 24 at Gockley Elementary School, 2932 Zephyr Blvd. Parents of all kindergarten-aged children (5 years old by Aug. 31) who will be enrolling for the 2018-19 school year are invited to attend.

Parents will have the opportunity to learn about a typical kindergarten day, enrollment procedures, transportation and curriculum and tour the kindergarten classrooms and school.

Staff and administrators will be available to answer questions.

Coplay police

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

DEC. 25

Officers assisted North Catasauqua police in the 1300 block of Fourth Street with a domestic incident.

A vehicle was damaged with what appeared to have been a sharp object in the unit block of Magna Drive.

A suspicious person was reported in the 800 block of Catherine Drive. A male between 35 and 40 years old came to someone’s door stating his vehicle broke down and requested money.

DEC. 26

Stiles: Stay warm, check on elderly neighbors

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in Columns

We are a few days into the new year of 2018. Hopefully, everyone who has made a resolution has stood firm in their promise. If not, there is always next year!

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Please keep your pets inside in this terribly cold weather we are having. Also, check on your elderly friends and neighbors to make sure they are warm and not in need of necessities.

Keeping your gas tank and your window washer full is also a good idea.

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Hard to believe, but the NFL playoffs are beginning. Enjoy cheering your team on if they are still in it.