Whitehall-Coplay Press

Monday, February 18, 2019

Catasauqua: Gas House hosts burlesque show Feb. 16

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in Columns

House of Knight Burlesque will present “Love Stinks: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” Feb. 16 at the Gas House Dance Hall, 311 Front St.

Doors open 7:30 p.m., and the show starts 8 p.m.

There will be a performance by The Mysterious Magic Mike. Other performers include Jack Bewildered and DJ Turbine.

Miss China Doll will host the event, featuring Jersey G, Ms. Sassy Chassis, Satine Rouge, Trixie Deflair and Betsy Bombchelle.

There is a cost. Tickets will be...

Fire calls

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in Local News

JAN. 29

Station 35 assisted police or another governmental agency on Mauch Chunk Road.

Station 39 offered assistance to police or another governmental agency at 3338 Winchester Road.

JAN. 30

A gas leak at 1325 Fairmont St. was handled by Stations 37, 38 and 3501.

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

JAN. 31

Assistance was provided to police or another governmental agency at 3150 Grape St. by...

Whitehall-Coplay lunch menus

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in School

Friday, Feb. 15: Schools are closed. No meals served.

Monday, Feb. 18: Schools are closed. No meals served.

Tuesday, Feb. 19: Elem., M.S. — Hamburger/cheeseburger or PB&J, baked beans, applesauce, banana, milk choice (M.S.: celery sticks also); H.S. — Hamburger/cheeseburger, baked beans, three-bean salad, banana, applesauce, milk choice; H.S. premium — Chicken BBQ sandwich, broccoli with dip, salad plate, apple wedges, orange, milk choice

Wednesday, Feb. 20: Elem., M...

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

FEB. 3

Officers responded to reports of criminal mischief on Hunter and Fifth streets.

Police investigated a suspicious vehicle at Front and Arch streets.

The department assisted Catasauqua police with a disturbance in the 300 block of Howertown Road.

Traffic stops were conducted at Main and Grove streets and Front and Arch streets.

FEB. 4

Officers assisted the fire...

Another view

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

For those with a sweet tooth, a Valentine’s Day favorite might be tough to find this year.

Everyone is familiar with the classic Sweethearts candy featuring cute little messages like “Be Mine,” “Let’s Kiss” and “True Love.” However, due to a company buyout and health code violations, the original brand of these candies will not be ready in time for Valentine’s Day this year.

The original Sweethearts were made by New England Confectionery Company, better known as NECCO.

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CEMENT WORKER OF THE MONTH

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by ED PANY Curator, Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum in Local News

Mr. Bruce Keim was raised in Bethlehem, graduating in 1972 from Liberty High School, where he was a member of the track and field team. One of his favorite teachers was Mr. George Pavlinski, who taught math and motivated the students.

Upon graduating, he enrolled at Virginia Tech and graduated with a degree in civil engineering. During the summer, he was employed at Bethlehem Steel, where his father and relatives were employed.

Bruce began his cement odyssey at the Hercules-...

Coplay police

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

FEB. 4

Police received a report of an industrial Sawzall being advertised for sale on the website Let Go. The item had the markings of a stolen saw belonging to an electrical contractor in Allentown. A meeting with the seller was set up in Coplay, and the saw was identified as belonging to the contractor. The male who arrived with the saw was taken into custody.

Officers responded to a report of a fox in someone’...

Stiles: Tricky tray set for Feb. 16

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Please remember that St. John the Baptist Church will be holding its 13th annual tricky tray 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Feb. 16. The event is located in the church social hall, 3024 S. Ruch St.

The kitchen will be open with delicious food fare for purchase.

There will be many baskets and raffle prizes to win. If you do win a prize, you will be notified by phone and must pick up your prize 2-4 p.m. Feb. 17.

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Don’t forget Feb. 18 is Presidents Day. Many businesses will be...

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JAN. 28

A ticket was issued in the 700 block of Second Street.

At Sheckler Elementary School, 201 N. 14th St., a juvenile complaint was handled by the school resource officer.

A 13-year-old male, of Allentown, was cited for physical harassment and contact at Catasauqua Middle School, 850 Pine St.

In the 800 block of Race Street, a vehicle was towed and the operator transported when police...