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Novel Written by Local Naturalist

  By BILL HALBFOERSTER The adventures of a Lehigh Township family that followed their finding of a lost puppy dog are contained in a book written by a local naturalist, outdoors writer, and a former teacher. Titled...

Northampton’s Taxpayers May Face 1-Mill Hike in 2013

By BILL HALBFOERSTER Because Borough Manager Gene Zarayko was hospitalized on Thursday, Council did not discuss or take any action on a proposed budget for 2013. That will take place at the next meeting...

Law Establishes Pennsylvania Veterans’ Trust

By Senator Pat Browne 16th Senatorial District Pennsylvania is home to more than 900,000 military veterans. Their tremendous service to our nation stands as a point of pride for our commonwealth. It takes a special person...

Vets, Military Honored at Moore Elementary School

By BILL HALBFOERSTER Veterans Day was given special significance to students of the Moore Elementary School on Friday when veterans of the armed forces participated in an all-day event with them. It started with a breakfast...

Northampton Council Passes Resolution

  By BILL HALBFOERSTER Northampton Borough Council, at its meeting this past Wednesday, Oct. 16, passed a resolution on a sewage module, okayed a request for use of the portable band shell, and appointed personnel to...

Moore Township Hires FT Officer

Moore Township Hires FT Officer By Alice Wanamaker Moore Township Supervisors voted to approve the hiring of Jason Gianatiempo as a full time police officer for the Township. Chief Gary West brought the request to the...

2012 Gov. Wolf Christmas House Tour

The first home on the 32nd Governor Wolf Historical Society’s Christmas House Tour,   “Maple Hill” was built in 1892 and is located along Green Pond Road in Bethlehem Township. This Connecticut-style frame farmhouse...

A bright future lies ahead for newspapers

  By Caroline H. Little There’s an excessive amount of gloom and doom being spread around these days when the talk turns to the future of newspapers. In fact, the mere mention of the future of...

Nosey in Nazareth

Dear Nazareth, This has been a great day for me and it all started when I picked up a copy of The Home News (HomeNewsPa.com). Stopping for a cup of coffee I spent some...

School Board Hears of Finances, Notes PDE Ok’s on Middle School

  By BILL HALBFOERSTER At their meeting on Monday night, the Northampton Area School Board heard a presentation by financial advisor Jamie Doyle on a bond refunding and  parameters resolution for the new middle school. Relative to...