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Looking Back | A new cement plant: Part 1 of 2

  In 1888, the first Atlas Cement Company plant was built in Coplay. Due to the need for more cement rock, the company constructed Atlas Plants 2, 3 and 4 between 1895 and 1905.  The plants...

Nazareth High School Theatre Troupe performs mesmerizing rendition of ‘The Little Mermaid’

The Nazareth Area High School Theatre Troupe performed a rendition of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” this past weekend, with four shows throughout April 11 through April 14. The production was a sellout success with...

Bath Borough Council hears presentation by state police

The Bath Borough Council met on Wednesday, April 10 for their combined monthly and bi-monthly workshop meeting. To begin, Trooper Nathan Branosky and Lieutenant Jason R. Troutman from Pennsylvania State Police Troop M provided a...

East Allen Supervisors honor All-American soccer star from Northampton Area High School

During the April 11 East Allen Board of Supervisors meeting, supervisors bestowed a first-of-its kind honor on a standout student athlete from Northampton Area High School. Supervisors presented a proclamation to high school senior...

Lehigh Township Supervisors must remain silent on settlement

The April 9 meeting of the Lehigh Township Board of Supervisors began with local project updates from representatives. On the recommendation of the planning commission, the John and Dennis Moyer lot consolidation plan was...

Obituaries | Week of April 18

Phyllis J. Fedorak  Phyllis J. Fedorak, 98, of Point Phillips, Pa., formerly of Middlebury, Vt., passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 14, 2024 at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Hecktown-Oaks. She was the beloved spouse of...

Northampton School Board majority favors no tax increase in straw poll

The Northampton School Board met Monday, April 8 with a busy agenda resulting in a four-hour meeting. During the meeting, there were presentations from the Northampton Area Public Library by Library Director Veronica Laroche and...

Northampton County upcoming roadwork

Municipality: - Road name: Interstate 78 Between: Exit 67 (PA 412) and Exit 71 (PA 33) Type of work: Road Sign Work Work being done by: PennDOT Contractor Type of restriction: Daytime Restriction: Shoulder restriction for road sign work. Start date:...

Apartment developer appears before Northampton Borough Council to address waste disposal questions

Stephen Hardy, Vice President of Real Estate for The Hyman Group, appeared before Northampton Borough Council on Thursday, April 4 to answer questions and concerns over waste disposal at 1204 Main St. The property...

Moore Township Supervisors hear Girl Scout project proposal and Water’s Edge appeal updates

The Moore Township Supervisors met Tuesday, April 2 with a busy agenda that began with the swearing in of Adam Heckman as Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company’s assistant fire chief. Following, supervisors unanimously granted two...
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