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Saturday, October 20, 2018

Whitehall-Coplay lunch menus

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in School

Friday, Oct. 19: Elem. — Cheese pizza, broccoli with cheese sauce, carrots with dip, apple wedges, milk choice; M.S. — Pepperoni/cheese pizza or PB&J, broccoli with cheese sauce, green beans, apple wedges, orange, milk choice; H.S. — Pepperoni/cheese pizza, mixed vegetables, green beans, apple wedges, orange, milk choice; H.S. premium — Popcorn shrimp, whole-grain crackers, salad plate, carrots with dip, apple wedges, orange, milk choice

Monday, Oct. 22: Elem. — Meat and cheese...

Catasauqua: St. Mary’s preparing for Oct. 20 Oktoberfest celebration

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in Columns

St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 122 Union St., will be having its second annual Oktoberfest 5-9 p.m. Oct. 20.

Joe Weber Band will again take the stage in the parish hall.

German-themed foods, such as homemade spaetzle, bratwurst, pulled pork sandwiches, German potato salad, kraut and more, will be available for purchase.

New this year is the addition of a biergarten in the parking lot. Oktoberfest brews will be featured in this area, only for adults age 21 and older.

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Northampton police

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 6

A domestic dispute involving a male and female in the 500 block of East 11th Street was reported.

A report of a suspicious act by a known male brought police to the 900 block of Lincoln Avenue.

Officers said a female causing a disturbance occurred in the unit block of West 10th Street.

OCT. 8

In the 100 block of Held Drive, police investigated a report of a female harassing two...

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 1

A three-vehicle crash occurred in the 600 block of Race Street.

In the 500 block of Poplar Street, police assisted a citizen who fell.

Officers responded to a parking complaint in the 300 block of Church Street. A vehicle was parked on private property.

Daniel Haines, 38, of Catasauqua, was charged with simple assault, physical harassment and contact in the 500 block of Pine Street.

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County groups to co-sponsor 7th District candidates forum

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

League of Women Voters

The League of Women Voters of Northampton County and Lehigh County are co-sponsoring a candidates forum for the 7th Congressional District race 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 25.

The forum is being hosted at the Gracedale Nursing Home chapel, 2 Gracedale Ave., Nazareth.

Doors open 6:30 p.m. to allow some meet-and-greet time with the candidates.

There is plenty of parking.

The 7th Congressional District includes Lehigh and Northampton counties and...

Northampton: Borough mayor proclaims Oct. 18 as Jack Frost Day

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Mayor Thomas Reenock has proclaimed Oct. 18 as Jack Frost Day in the borough, in recognition of the 70th annual event happening that night.

There will be goblins, ghosts and other scary characters to delight the children at the parade, sponsored by Northampton Exchange Club.

Ralston Coleman, parade committee chairman, said the Exchange Club is marking the 70th anniversary with a string band in full Mummers regalia and a singing princess in the parade lineup.

Fralinger...

Happenings

Monday, October 15, 2018 by The Press in Columns

OCT. 15

• Basket raffle starts, during regular library hours, at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. The event runs until noon Oct. 29, when winners will be drawn. Information: 610-432-4339

OCT. 16

• Walk This Way to Better Health community walking program (introduced by East Allen Township Parks and Recreation Department), 10-11 a.m., at Bicentennial Park West, 5351 Park West Lane. The program will continue Tuesdays and Thursdays. To participate...

Board president goes pink

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by KATHY LAUER-WILLIAMS in Local News

Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners President Dennis Hower was sporting a different look for a very important cause at the township board meeting Oct. 8. Not only was he wearing a bright pink tie, his signature beard was dyed the same hue.

Hower is one of 20 Lehigh Valley men, and leaders in the community, committed to wear pink throughout October to raise money for the fight against breast cancer.

The campaign, Real Men Wear Pink, has been put together by the American...