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Northampton Borough Council discusses impound lot and sewer line repairs

The Northampton Borough Council met on Thursday, August 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building.  One community member present addressed an ongoing issue with the Canal Street Park and a business across the street.  Residents...

Lot subdivision, sidewalks, and road widening planned for Towpath Estates in Allen Township

During their meeting on Tuesday, July 28, the Allen Township Board of Supervisors approved a lot subdivision plan for Towpath Estates. This plan would include the construction of sidewalks, an EDU transfer, and the...

Allen Township Dog Park reopens, residents expected to play their part

After temporarily closing earlier this summer, the Allen Township Dog Park is reopening. However, township manager Ilene Eckhart and supervisors warn they will not hesitate to close the park again if visitors continue to...

Fireworks concerns raised at Lehigh Township Supervisors meeting

At the July 28 meeting of the Lehigh Township Supervisors, residents raised the issue of constant fireworks being set off in the area. Many of the people who addressed the supervisors said the noise...

Bath Borough offering peace of mind with Welfare Check Program

During their meeting on August 3, the Borough of Bath announced the start of a voluntary welfare check program. The program is available for families with elderly loved ones, young children, or family members...

Eagle Scout project in Bath vandalized, borough will search for suspects

A new Eagle Scout project constructed by resident Lukas Connolly was recently vandalized, prompting anger from borough officials and a search for the suspect(s) responsible.  Connolly, a member of Troop 33, constructed signage for all...

Looking Back | Weaversville Part 12 of 14

In today's column, Larry Oberly shares some current photographs of the Weaversville area, and we relate the properties to the history of the village. The former Howertown Rose Nursery was a dairy farm. Mr. Samuel...

Agriculture Department Warns Consumers to Report Unsolicited, Mislabeled Seeds Received by Mail

submitted by Shannon Powers Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding has warned consumers to properly discard and report unordered and mislabeled seeds shipped from overseas. Consumers nationwide have received seeds in packages labeled as jewelry. These seeds...

Northampton County and Coordinated Health open COVID-19 drive-through testing site

Lamont McClure and the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) have organized a partnership between Northampton County and Coordinated Health, now part of Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) for a COVID-19 drive-through testing...

Allen Township Grants FedEx Trailer Parking Expansion

During their virtual meeting on Tuesday, June 14, the Allen Township Board of Supervisors granted approval for Phase 2A of the FedEx project on Willowbrook Road. This phase is part of the developer’s original...
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