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East Allen Looks Ahead To New Township Manager

During their workshop meeting on January 10, the East Allen Township Board of Supervisors worked on defining the job description for township manager. Current township manager, Deborah Seiple, will be leaving her position in...

Borough Of Bath Welcomes New Member To Council

On Tuesday, January 2, the Borough of Bath Council held its reorganizational meeting and welcomed Tony Kovalovsky as its newest member. Kovalovsky will serve a four-year term on the council. Bath Borough Council also welcomed...

Lehigh Township Planners Review Zoning Appeal Petition

Members of the Lehigh Township Planning Commission reviewed a zoning hearing board appeal petition at their first meeting of the year on Jan. 8, prompting them to define what is considered a winery within...

Lehigh Township Supervisors Condemn State House Bill 1620

Supervisors in Lehigh Township voiced their opposition to a bill in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives that they say “is not in the best interests of Pennsylvania” at their reorganizational meeting on Jan. 2. The...

Cement Worker Of The Month | David Sonon

Mr. David Sonon was reared in Windsor Township, Berks County. As a youth, he worked on the neighbor’s farm helping to milk and harvest crops. He attended Hamburg High School and was hired by...

Northampton Council Passes 2018 Budget

Northampton Borough Council passed the borough budget for 2018 at their Dec. 21 meeting, retaining the current millage rate for borough taxes. Council voted unanimously to keep the tax rate for general borough purposes...

Nazareth Planners Recommend Conditional Approval For Apartment Units

The Nazareth Planning Commission recommended conditional approval for a plan that would bring three townhouse-style apartment units to the borough at their Dec. 19 meeting. Borough planners recommended both conditional approval and a waiver...

East Allen Township Grants Conditional Approval To Vertek, Adopts 2018 Budget

At their Dec. 14 meeting, the East Allen Township Board of Supervisors granted conditional approval for the final land development plan of Vertek Construction Management, who have proposed a 450,000-square-foot warehouse off the intersection...

Formerly Approved Daycare To Be Redeveloped Into Northampton Apartments

The site of a once-planned daycare center in Northampton is now being redeveloped into apartments instead. Manny Makhoul of MGMJ Holding Company explained that the daycare owner pulled out of plans to turn the property...

Proposed Industrial Park Raises Traffic Concerns In Allen Township

After re-submitting a plan to build six warehouses in Allen Township, developer David Jaindl came back before the Allen Township Planning Commission on Dec. 18 as the commission reviewed the plan for the Northampton...