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Northampton County upcoming roadwork

Municipality: City of Easton Road name: PA 611/North Delaware Drive Between: Bushkill Drive and Park Street Type of work: Other Work being done by: PennDOT Contractor Type of restriction: Daytime Restriction: Lane restriction with flagging for surveying work. Start date: June...

Obituaries | Week of June 23

John D. Barlip   John D. Barlip, 62, of Moore Township, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by love and family on Wednesday, June 15, 2022.  He was the husband of Diane (Rushatz) Barlip.  The couple...

Northampton County: PA 248 closure in Lehigh Township

Road name: PA 248 Between: Municipal Road and Maple Drive Type of work: Bridge Repair Work being done by: PennDOT Maintenance Forces Other explanation: 24 Hours Dates: June 21- July 21 Road will be closed and detoured for bridge repairs...

Northampton’s Mayor Pristash addresses D&L trail safety concerns

After concerns were previously raised regarding the safety of the D&L trail, Northampton’s Mayor Tony Pristash took the time to investigate the trail, speak to local police chiefs, and ease residents’ concerns.  “Everyone reported that...

Northampton School District holds community meeting to discuss elementary school options and facility improvements

The Northampton Area School District met on Thursday, June 16 for a community meeting on the district’s elementary school options and facility improvements. NASD Superintendent Joseph Kovalchik and D’Huy Engineering, Inc. President Arif Fazil...

Allen Township residents petition for meeting with PennDOT on Indian Trail Road Bridge replacement

With proposed construction scheduled to begin later this summer on the Indian Trail Road Bridge over the Hokendauqua Creek, over two dozen households submitted a petition to Allen Township supervisors requesting a formal meeting...

Looking Back | Cement to War, Part 2 of 7

In this second column, Sgt. Frank Csencsitz, serving in Lt. Gen. George S. Patton’s Third Army, lands on Omaha Beach, Normandy, France, June 15, 1944. The beach was secured June 6 - D-Day - after...

Bath Borough Council awards new sanitation contract, sans recycling

Bath Borough Council held their bi-monthly meeting on Wednesday, June 15 at 6 p.m. to award a new sanitation contract.  The current municipal waste and recycling contract expires at the end of this year and...

Northampton School Board discusses Special Education Plan, mask mandates, and upcoming community meeting

On Monday, June 13, the Northampton School Board met to discuss the Special Education Plan, the NASD revised Health and Safety Plan for the 2022-2023 school year, the upcoming community meeting for the Route...

East Allen Township supervisors welcome summer camp counselors

The East Allen Township Board of Supervisors met Wednesday, June 8 to discuss various recommendations, including improvements to the East Allen Township Volunteer Fire Department facility. East Allen Township Recreation Director Chuck Frantz attended the...
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