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Charges announced for deadly Lehigh Twp. shooting

On Monday, March 27, District Attorney Terry Houck announced criminal homicide charges against 76-year-old William Arthur Strunk in relation to a July 2022 shooting that left one victim dead. Strunk, of Stroudsburg, is charged with...

Northampton School Board hears 2023-2024 CIU 20, BAVTS, and district budget presentations

The Northampton School Board met Monday, March 13 to hear the Colonial Intermediate Unit 20 General Operating Budget proposal for the 2023-2024 school year, the Bethlehem Area Vocational-Technical School 2023-2024 budget presentation, and to...

NASD residents voice safety concerns at Northampton School Board meeting

The Northampton School Board met Monday, March 13 with a lengthy public comments section due to residents voicing various safety concerns. During regular agenda items under personnel/voice vote, the board unanimously approved one medical sabbatical,...

Northampton Borough Council discusses recent threats at NAHS, welcomes full-time police officer

The Northampton Borough Council met Thursday, March 16 to consider approval for apartments on Main Street, an appointment to the Planning Commission, various requests, an Eagle Scout project, and the hiring of a full-time...

Allen Township Supervisors discuss septic management plan, volunteer firefighter incentive program

During their meeting on Tuesday, March 14, the Allen Township Board of Supervisors discussed a proposed on-lot sewer management plan ordinance. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection requires that any new municipality Act 537...

Lehigh Twp. Supervisors hear needs of fire department

The Lehigh Township Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, March 14 at 7 p.m. Board chairman Michael Jones was absent, as was board member Gerald Pritchard; vice-chairman Cynthia Miller oversaw the meeting. Requests for extensions...

Obituaries | Week of March 23

Richard N. Butz  Richard N. Butz, 85, of Moore Township, passed away suddenly at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Muhlenberg Campus after being stricken at home on Saturday, March 18, 2023. He was the beloved husband...

East Allen Township discusses proposed office-warehouse, addresses group home concerns

During their meeting on Wednesday, March 8, the East Allen Township Board of Supervisors voted to send the township’s solicitor and engineer to an upcoming zoning hearing board meeting to cross-examine the owners of...

Obituaries | Week of March 16

Louise M. Diaz  Louise M. Diaz, 88, formerly of Nazareth, quietly passed away at Gracedale Nursing Home on Monday, March 6, 2023. Born in Nazareth, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Lydia...

Moore Township Supervisors consider drainage issues, approve ad for agritainment ordinance

The Moore Township Board of Supervisors met Tuesday, March 7 to discuss various Public Works Department items, open space preservation requests, drainage issues on Trach Road and East Scenic Road, the Agritourism/Agritainment Ordinance draft,...
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