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Drunk North Catasauqua man assaulted police officer, cops say
A drunk 23-year-old North Catasauqua man assaulted a police officer this morning during a domestic dispute, according to court documents. Borough police were called to assist emergency medical technicians with an aggressive patient this morning on the 400 block of Grove Street, police said.
Pen Argyl 'Homefront' mural ready to be dedicated
For Jim Gloria , the murals he's helped to paint in Bangor, Pen Argyl and Catasauqua resonate much more closely with their communities than ones in big cities. Gloria, founder and director of the Upper Mount Bethel Township-based Totts Gap Art Institute , said the institute's Heritage Mural Education Program heads straight to the community for inspiration.
Try the winning cookie from The Great Allentown Fair's contest
We're spotlighting the Blue Ribbon winners. John Joseph Yanek, of North Catasauqua bested 19 other entries in the Gold Medal Flour cookie contest with his Circus Crunch Cookies.
Police: Man threatens to kill men on porch
A Lehigh County man is facing a list of charges after police say he threatened to kill three men sitting on a porch.
Lehigh Valley man gets jail time for fight at baby shower
A Lehigh Valley man is pleaded guilty to simple assault and resisting arrest for what police said was a drunken fight with family members at his sister's baby shower in June.
Catasauqua man seeks name change to Santa Claus in 1989 - Almanac Aug. 21, 2014
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