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Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.


· Officers responded to an alarm in the 500 block of Howertown Road.

· A report of criminal mischief brought police to the 100 block of Bridge Street.

· Police were called to the 400 block of Walnut Street to investigate a threat.

· A report of a disorderly group of juveniles brought officers to the 400 block of Second Street.

· Officers responded to a dispute between a...

Seminar addresses topics of death and dying

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by KERRI JORDAN Special to The Press in Local News

Death is a fact of life.

Most people don't like to think about it, but they should take several steps to prepare for the inevitable.

Those steps were the topic of a seminar hosted by Rev. Dr. Becky J. Beckwith, senior pastor of St. John's United Church of Christ in Fullerton, Sept. 20.

Guest speakers Rev. Nancy Adams, coordinator of pastoral care at St. Luke's Hospital, Bethlehem, and Jay Gilbert, funeral director, addressed the legal procedures necessary to prepare for...

Whitehall Township Chamber of Commerce column

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by The Press in Columns

The pink lacrosse bag containing the Whitehall Chamber of Commerce's official ribbon cutting scissors and ribbon was stolen during an event at the Lehigh Valley Mall on Sept. 20.

The chamber is asking that the person in possession of these items return them to the chamber office and visitor's center at the Lehigh Valley Mall in front of Wendy's. No questions will be asked.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the bag and scissors is asked to call the office at...

District news

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by JULIE BECK Special to The Press in School

No classes will be held Monday, Oct. 8, because of a professional development day for teachers.

Meet the teacher: Parents of Gockley Elementary School students are invited to Meet the Teacher Night tonight, Thursday, Oct. 4, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

A presentation by teachers will begin promptly at 6:40 p.m. After the presentation, parents may visit teachers and tour the building.

Be sure to stop in the cafeteria to join the PTO and visit the PTO's fundraiser display.


Article By: McNair

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 by McNair in Social News

Couple celebrates

50th anniversary

Grayson and Janet McNair, of Lower Macungie Township, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a cruise on the Danube River and visits to several ports-of-call in three countries. They also visited Vienna, Austria, for three days.

They are pictured at the statue of Johann Strauss in the Stadtpark (city park) along one edge of Vienna's Ringstrasse.

The couple were married Aug. 18, 1962, in Egner Memorial Chapel, Muhlenberg...

Article By: Flexer

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 by Flexer in Social News

Couple celebrates

50th anniversary

Clinton and Patricia (Heil) Flexer of Emmaus celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 29 with a surprise dinner at Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church given by their family in the same reception hall used by the couple 50 years earlier.

The couple were married Sept. 29, 1962, at Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church, Salisbury Township.

They have four children, David, Diane and Todd Flexer and Wendy Breunig, and six...

St. Luke's 'Night of Heroes'

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 by The Press in Social News

St. Luke's University Health Network held its 8th annual "Night of Heroes," Sept. 22, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, Bethlehem. Honorees included patients Johanna Pizzolo and Greg Young as well as area caregivers and public safety personnel. Above, from left: Ashley Kiefer, sister of patient honoree Greg Young; patient honoree Greg Young; his mother, Lisa Young, and father, Greg Young.


Heart attack causes, treatments & more

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Q. What causes a heart attack?

A blood clot in a narrowed coronary artery is the usual cause of a heart attack. The clogged artery prevents oxygenated blood from nourishing the heart. This can lead to pain, the death of heart cells, scar tissue and fatal arrythmias.

There is a variety of causes that lead to the narrowing of arteries, which is called atherosclerosis. This, in turn, increases the likelihood of a heart attack.

The following are some of the leading causes of...

With the 'Divas'

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 by The Press in Social News


Lee A. Butz, center, Chairman of the Board, Alvin H. Butz, Inc., sponsor of the "Wicked Divas" concert, Sept. 13, Symphony Hall, Allentown, with the stars of the show, Allli Mauzey, left, and Dee Roscioli, right. Mauzey and Roscioli performed songs from Broadway's "Wicked," in which they starred, and other musicals, accompanied by the Allentown Symphony, conducted by Ronald Demkee.

Spirit of cooperation

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

Coplay Borough hosted a recent meeting with representatives from Whitehall Township and the Whitehall-Coplay School District.

Representatives sat down in council chambers to discuss a wide range of topics, from the opening of the 2012-13 school year to the status of commercial development.

The atmosphere was cordial as each entity provided an update of what is happening. The sharing of ideas and information was done in the spirit of cooperation, an attempt to avoid problems...