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  1. CEO of charter school embroiled in mailer controversy resigningRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | NJ.com

    The CEO of a fledgling Catasauqua charter school embroiled in controversy, following the mailing of a postcard highlighting the drug arrest of a Liberty High School student, has submitted a letter of resignation. Innovative Arts Academy Charter School Chief Executive Officer Loraine A. Petrillo submitted a letter of resignation to the school's board Tuesday.

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  2. Former consultant: charter school CEO expected to resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | WFMZ

    Dr. Joseph Lewis, the former superintendent for the Bethlehem Area School District was a consultant for the charter school in Catasauqua and he told 69 News the school's CEO, Loraine Petrillo, is expected to step down at Tuesday night's school board meeting and with no CEO the school's future could be in jeopardy. Speaking with 69 News, Petrillo said there is a plan in place that will be discussed at Tuesday night's meeting.

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  3. Email: Charter school CEO resigning after mailer controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | The Morning Call

    An email from a consultant for Innovative Arts Academy Charter School is suggesting that the school CEO Loraine Petrillo is resigning amid a controversy over a direct mailer that uses the arrest of a Liberty High School student on drug charges to entice Bethlehem Area parents to send students to the Catasauqua charter school. The Morning Call viewed an email from former Bethlehem Area School District Superintendent Joseph Lewis to the charter school's board members and attorney, saying Petrillo is resigning.

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  4. Unauthorized charter school mailer targets public schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | Education Week

    The state auditor is investigating a mailer claiming to be from a new charter school that mentions the arrest of an eastern Pennsylvania public high school student for drug possession. Officials with the Innovative Arts Academy Charter School in Catasauqua say the mailer wasn't authorized by them.

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  5. State, local leaders blast unauthorized charter school mailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | WFMZ

    ... filled with comments blasting an advertisement sent to homes throughout Bethlehem this weekend. The ad, promoting Catasauqua's new Innovative Arts Academy Charter School," references a newspaper article about a student drug bust at Liberty High ...

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  6. Wasn't us: Charter school would 'love to find out' who sent offensive mailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | NJ.com

    The fledgling Innovative Arts Academy Charter School says it wants to recruit kids interested in its curriculum, not by slamming other schools . That's one of the many reasons why the Catasauqua charter school's attorney Daniel Fennick says the new school is not behind a controversial mailer that some residents received over the weekend.

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  7. Who is behind 'deplorable' charter school mailer? state official asksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | NJ.com

    Pennsylvania's auditor general is determined to find out who is behind a "deplorable" mailer that promotes a new charter school by disparaging Liberty High School. Innovative Arts Academy Charter School, a grade 6-12 school soon set to open in Catasauqua, has denied in social media postings that it authorized or paid for the mailers.

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  8. Mailer in Northampton County takes shots at public school, gets Auditor Generala s attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | WPMT-TV York

    HARRISBURG, Pa - Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today issued the following statement on a recent mailer regarding Innovative Arts Academy Charter School in Catasauqua, Northampton County, which disparages a local public high school: "Unfortunately we have become accustomed to dirtball mailers and tactics like this in political campaigns. But when it spills over into our education system and one public school appears to have attacked another it becomes downright deplorable.

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  9. Who sent the charter school ad painting Liberty students as drug users?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | NJ.com

    A promotional mailer, claiming to be from a new Catasauqua charter school, that paints Liberty High School students as drug users has many Bethlehem residents upset. Innovative Arts Academy Charter School denies it had anything to do with sending out the promotional mailer, which lists the school's return address.

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  10. Catty man facing charges in attempted break-inRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | WFMZ

    ... Thursday night in Bath. District Judge Patricia Broscius approved the charges. Court records indicate the Catasauqua man was not in custody as of Friday afternoon. Police were dispatched to the Wabash Avenue home about 8:30 p.m. for a burglary in ...

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  11. Why this school director is fired up about charter school adsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | NJ.com

    ... of The Morning Call and see a full-page color ad for the Innovative Arts Academy Charter School, proclaiming the Catasauqua school is free for grades 6-12. Donaher wants to know how much the school spent to place the ad. He called the Allentown ...

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  12. Northampton Borough to consider free recreation passes for first respondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    ... the next council meeting for further discussion and consideration. In other business, Joseph Keglovits of North Catasauqua Borough presented a request to council for the sharing of a joint paving project. Keglovits, who also serves as a North ...

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  13. Who serves great Lehigh Valley hot dogs? Readers chime inRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | The Morning Call

    ... they are in town to visit family. "Why? Flavor, local connections and family tradition," emails Keri Burrows of Catasauqua. "I moved away 37 years ago (and back November 2014), and always stocked up when I came back to visit. PHOTO GALLERY: Willy ...

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  14. A final send off: Postal worker ends...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | Times News

    Neither rain nor sleet nor going into labor with her son kept Sharon Stettler from her job at the United States Post Office. Stettler has worked for the Walnutport Post Office for 24 years, but her service in the postal system dates back to 1980 when she began as a carrier in the Catasauqua station.

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  15. Catasauqua to vote on mixed-use zoning ordinance changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | WFMZ

    In an effort to redevelop the former iron works site on Front Street downtown, the Catasauqua Borough Council next Monday will vote on an ordinance providing for a new zoning district on the 10-acre property making it developer-friendly for mixed use. According to Borough Manager Eugene Goldfeder, mixed use is a combination of residential, office, retail, and commercial development all in one designated area.

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  16. Sweet, sweet blueberry fun and games in BethlehemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | The Morning Call

    Audra Heil feeds a bite of blueberries and ice cream to her son Aidan Heil, 9, both of Catasauqua, during the Bethlehem Blueberry Festival in 2015 at Burnside Plantation. Audra Heil feeds a bite of blueberries and ice cream to her son Aidan Heil, 9, both of Catasauqua, during the Bethlehem Blueberry Festival in 2015 at Burnside Plantation.

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  17. Easton boys basketball opens SportsFest with convincing winRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | NJ.com

    Easton boys basketball team had the size advantage on Thursday night against Catasauqua in its opening game of the SportsFest A'Town Throwdown tournament at Cedar Beach in Allentown. The Red Rovers made sure to take advantage of it and they did so to put together a 56-35 victory.

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  18. Something sweet is on its way to Allentown's NIZRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | WFMZ

    "It is an excellent all-American story." It's a story covered with icing and sprinkles - a love story, cooked up in a Catasauqua bakery.

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  19. Blondies bringing cupcakes, hot dogs and Slovakian food to Downtown AllentownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | NJ.com

    The Catasauqua bakery is bringing its cupcakes, hotdogs and Slovak fare to 621 Hamilton St. in Downtown Allentown, with the opening slated for September. Blondies bakery in Catasauqua is bringing its cupcakes, hotdogs and Slovakian food to Downtown Allentown.

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  20. Grill Fire Spreads to Two PA HousesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | FireHouse.com

    ... for neighboring departments. Besides the township's four fire companies, firefighters responded from Alburtis, Catasauqua and the townships of Upper Macungie and Salisbury, with Western Salisbury firefighters providing a ladder truck. The homes are ...

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