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Allen Township Planning Commission Addresses Recent PA House Bill

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives recently passed a bill that supersedes municipality regulations on tractor-trailer traffic, an act Planning Commission Chairman Eugene Clater called “unconscionable.” Board of Supervisors Chairman Larry Oberly brought the news to...

Sinkhole Causes Headaches For East Allen Family

When Annemarie and David Jones purchased their property on Gwenmawr Road, part of the Tuskes Hanover Oaks development (formerly known as Valley View Estates), they had no idea that a sinkhole had once been...

Northampton’s Kate Gogel Honored At TPA Altruism Awards Banquet

On Thursday, April 12, Post L Lehigh Valley of the Travelers Protective Association (TPA) honored sixteen area high school students who embody the spirit of community leadership and giving back. The young men and...

FedEx Ground Plans For Summer ‘Soft Opening’

It was announced during the Allen Township Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, April 10 that FedEx Ground is planning to start operations in its Willowbrook Road facility around late May and early June....

Nazareth Area High School Puts On Big Show With ‘Little Women’

Nazareth Area High School’s Theatre Troupe has brought the beloved tale of "Little Women" to the stage in its heartwarming spring musical. Directed by John Andreadis and based on the Louisa May Alcott novel,...

Northampton Borough Council Debates Rental Ordinance

The Northampton Borough Council was presented the latest revision of the borough’s proposed rental inspection ordinance during its workshop meeting on Thursday, April 5. The ordinance is intended to establish regulations for landlords, requiring...

Looking Back | Keystone Cement 1937

Originally published in 2006. I found this history of the Keystone Cement Company in “Doorways and Dormers”, the 1937 Bath Bicentennial book. I hope my friends over at Keystone read this column. The Keystone Cement Company...

New Council Member Sworn In And Fire Chief Resigns In Bath Borough

During the Borough of Bath Council meeting on Monday, April 2, council members and residents welcomed a new face and said goodbye to a familiar one. At the meeting’s start, Frank Hesch was sworn in...

Allen Township Plans Layout For Future Salt Shed

The Allen Township Board of Supervisors discussed plans for the township’s future salt shed during their meeting on Tuesday, March 27. The new and improved salt shed will help public works store and maintain...

Supervisors Approve Grant Application And Address Feral Cats

The Lehigh Township Supervisors meeting on March 27 briefly covered a variety of topics like grant approvals and a feral cat problem. The first order of business was approving the application for a Department...