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Allen Township approves firefighter tax credit, gives update on PennDOT bridge projects

During their meeting on Tuesday, June 11, the Allen Township Board of Supervisors officially adopted the Volunteer Firefighter Tax Credit Incentive Ordinance. This adoption was unanimously approved, with Supervisor Dale Hassler, the township’s fire...

Northampton School Board approves 1% tax increase in final 2024-25 budget

The Northampton School Board met Monday, June 10 with a final budget presentation and discussion. To begin, Superintendent Joseph Kovalchik noted that the proposed final budget does not include any funds set aside for the...

Lehigh Township welcomes new police officers

The Lehigh Township Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, June 11 began with the swearing-in of two new officers for the township police department. Collin Haupt and Richard Houser Jr. are the first police...

15th Annual Paw Prints on the Canal gets tails wagging in Northampton

Paw Prints on the Canal returned to Northampton’s Canal Park for its 15th year on Sunday, June 9. The annual event, featuring over 100 vendors, benefits the Northampton Borough Police Department K-9 Unit and...

Northampton County upcoming roadwork

Municipality: City of Bethlehem Road name: Minsi Trail Bridge North Between: Daly Avenue and Market Street Type of work: Inspection Work Type of restriction: Daytime Restriction: Lane restrictions Expect delays and please use caution driving through the work zone. Start...

Bath Borough Council discusses negative impact from Right-to-Know requests

Bath Borough Council met Monday, June 10 to discuss the purchase of a dump truck, a public meeting for Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System updates, traffic signal issues and the accumulation of fees associated...

Northampton Borough manager announces retirement after 57-plus years

Long-time, dedicated Northampton Borough employee LeRoy Brobst announced he will retire as borough manager this August after serving the Borough of Northampton for over 57 years. The announcement was made during the June 6...

Obituaries | Week of June 13

Arcangelo DiOdoardo Arcangelo "Gino" DiOdoardo, 70, of Bath, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, June 6, 2024 with the love and support of his family by his side. Born on Dec. 2, 1953, in...

New swimming pool in Hanover Township makes a big splash with grand opening

Summer is looking a lot cooler for residents in Hanover Township, thanks to the recent opening of the community center’s brand new pool.  A grand opening celebration was held on Saturday, June 8 from noon...

Bushkill Township Zoners approve event center appeal

The Bushkill Township Zoning Hearing Board met Monday, June 10 for an appeal by Linfield Manor’s request for special exception approval to permit an event center and overnight accommodations at 180 Nazareth Dr. The May...
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