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When It Comes To Warehouses, Allen Township Residents Wonder When Enough Is Enough

In what has become a common scene in communities throughout the Lehigh Valley, between 50 and 100 residents came out in full force to protest the planned development of a new warehouse complex. Allen...

East Allen Residents Urge Supervisors To Consider Regional Planning

Residents in East Allen Township have grown increasingly vocal in recent months, particularly following large public meetings in 2017 that sought to rezone agricultural land for industrial use. At the township’s board of supervisors...

CRPD Officers Recognized For Perseverance And Dedication

During the monthly meeting of the Colonial Regional Police Commission on Monday, February 26, Colonial Regional Police Department officers were recognized by Chief Roy Seiple and State Representative Marcia Hahn for their professionalism, perseverance,...

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...