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Northampton Borough Council Approves Charity Car Show, Craft Fair

Members of Northampton Borough Council voted unanimously at their Feb. 15 meeting to approve a car show and craft fair in the borough to benefit two charitable military-focused organizations. The board approved the request of...

East Allen Township Supervisors Given Presentation On MS4 Requirements

The East Allen Township Board of Supervisors received a presentation from Hanover Engineering on MS4 requirements during their February 14 meeting. A new MS4 term will take effect in 2019, during which time the township...

Lehigh Supervisors Schedule Public Meeting With Building Committee

Supervisors in Lehigh Township will meet with members of the township’s building committee at their regularly scheduled supervisors meeting on Feb. 27 to discuss options for a proposed maintenance building in the township. The...

Several Sinkholes Plague Allen Township

During their meeting on Tuesday, February 13, Allen Township supervisors were briefed on several sinkholes in the township. Perhaps the most troublesome sinkhole is one located on Willowbrook Road by Catasauqua High School. The sinkhole...

Lehigh Planners Recommend Subdivision Plan Approval For NASD

Planners in Lehigh Township reconvened for the second time in 2018 on Feb. 12 and recommended approval for a lot line adjustment minor subdivision plan being sought by the Northampton Area School District. The school...

Looking Back | Early Moore Township

(Originally published in 2006) I found this description of Moore Township in the 1920 edition of History of Northampton County. There have been a few changes since 1920. It became a township in 1765 and it...

Nazareth Bids Farewell To Familiar Faces

Nazareth Borough Council gave recognition to multiple outgoing community leaders at their Feb. 5 meeting, honoring them for their service and dedication to the borough. Council passed resolutions to honor each community member, and...

Social Hall Donates Money To Bath Volunteer Fire Department

During the monthly Borough of Bath Council meeting on Monday, February 5, the Bath Social Hall presented the Bath Volunteer Fire Department with a check for $1,000. Jimmy Pasquariello of the Bath Social Hall...

Northampton Borough Council Approves Willow Brook Development

During their meeting on Thursday, February 1, the Northampton Borough Council granted conditional final approval of the planned Willow Brook Farm Trust Development. This move follows the Planning Commission’s January 10 decision to grant...

Northampton Borough Council Tables Rental Ordinance

After mixed reactions from the public following a special hearing, Northampton Borough Council decided to table an ordinance pertaining to rental properties and housing occupancy at their Jan. 18 meeting. The ordinance, which was...