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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...

NAHS Theatre Company Has Some Creepy, Kooky And Ooky Fun

The Northampton Area High School Theatre Company brought the beloved Addams Family to the stage in a musical comedy that featured plenty of familiar characters, plenty of laughs, and, in typical Addams Family fashion,...

New Developer Interested In Bath View Condos

During its March 14 meeting, the Borough of Bath Council met with the new developer of Bath View Condos. Justin Huratiak, who has experience developing other commercial and residential properties, would like to take...

Unfunded Mandate Concerns Lehigh Township Supervisors

Lehigh Township Solicitor David Backenstoe explained a mandated pollution reduction plan to the Lehigh Township Supervisors and gathered public at the March 13 meeting of the board. The pollution reduction plan (PRP) is to...

Allen Supervisors Amend Township Map To Eliminate Stagecoach Road

Allen Township supervisors voted 4-1 to amend the township’s official map during their meeting on Tuesday, March 13 in order to make Stagecoach Road “history.” Residents living on the road petitioned for its permanent closure....

Northampton Area Historical Society Takes Photographic Journey Through The Past

The Northampton Area Historical Society took residents on a journey through the borough’s past during a “looking back” presentation on Saturday, March 10. The council chambers of the Northampton Borough Hall were filled with...

Catty High Brings Charm Of Hollywood Classic To The Stage

The Catasauqua High School Drama Club presented their 2018 Freddy Awards-contending spring musical from March 9-11, bringing the classic Hollywood film Singin’ in the Rain to life. The musical, based on the 1952 film starring...