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Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by MICHELE KERN Special to The Press in Columns

The annual Halloween Parade in Coplay is set for Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. Stiles residents can take a short walk into Coplay and enjoy the festivities of the parade.

The parade route begins at Ninth and Chestnut streets and ends at Fifth and Hokendauqua streets. Come on out and join in on the Halloween fun!

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Autumn is in full swing. The leaves will soon look beautiful, but when they are down on a wet road, they make for rough travel. Take caution when driving on...

North Catasauqua police

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

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPTEMBER 23

· Officers assisted the Catasauqua Police Department in the 300 block of Church Street.

· A report of harassment brought police to the 700 block of Wyandotte Street.

SEPTEMBER 24

· Police responded to a report of a disorderly group in the 700 block of Grove Street.

· Officers assisted EMS in the 1100 block of Seventh Street.

· Police responded to a protection-...

First annual fall festival a success

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by ANDREW MARK Special to The Press in Local News

The lights from rides lit up the night as children and parents walked through the Hokendauquay Athletic Association field for the first annual Hokendauqua Fall Festival.

The festival ran from Sept. 26 to the 29.

Planning started in May according to Hockendauqua Athletic Association (HAA) Treasurer Cheryl Gensey, who helped organize the event.

"After the carnival was rained out, we started planning this," she said.

Gensey described the set up of the festival as "...

Northampton police

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

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPTEMBER 17

· Police responded to a verbal dispute between a man and woman in the 2100 block of Washington Avenue.

SEPTEMBER 18

· A motor vehicle crash brought officers to Main Street and Lerchenmiller Drive.

SEPTEMBER 19

· Police responded to report of an intoxicated man who punched a woman in the 1800 block of Main Street.

· A report of a sink smashed off the wall in the women'...

Northampton grad battling brain cancer

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by JOHANNA S. BILLINGS in Local News

Six months ago, Alec Ferullo was looking forward to graduation and joining the Navy.

Now, his father, Ralph, isn't sure his son will live another month.

Alec, 18, a 2012 graduate of Northampton Area High School, was diagnosed in July with gliomatosis cerebri, a fatal form of brain cancer that has left him bedridden and blind. He can't walk and is often confused.

"He just kinda sits and stares a lot," said Ralph. "I've been reading some books about heaven to him."

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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.

PRESS PHOTO BY DEB BOYLAN

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

PRESS PHOTO BY PAUL WILLISTEIN

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.

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...