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Best Dish Contest

Calling all restaurants, food trucks, etc.! We are looking for the best dish in the area. Submit a photo of your establishment's best dish along with a description and information on where our readers...

Lehigh Township Supervisors Deny Proposed Development

A group of about a half dozen Lehigh Township residents showed up at the April 24 Lehigh Township supervisors meeting to express concern and anger about an ongoing project in the township. Ultimately, the...

Verizon Sets Sights On Bath For Proposed Monopole Tower

At the April 30 Borough of Bath Council meeting, borough manager Brad Flynn announced that Verizon Wireless has contacted the borough and expressed interest in installing a monopole tower on borough property. This tower, which...

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...