Home Blog

Lehigh Township Supervisors discuss budget, award Cherryville bid

At the September 22 meeting of the Lehigh Township Supervisors, which began an hour earlier than usual at 6 p.m., they addressed preliminary budget concerns and awarded the long-anticipated bid for work on the...

Latest results from COVID-19 drive-through testing site

submitted by Becky Bartlett, Northampton County The latest data from the COVID-19 drive-through testing site at 3100 Emrick Blvd. in Bethlehem Township shows a 4 percent positive rate for the virus. “We can see in the...

Northampton Council votes to ban telecommunications during public meetings

During their September 17 public meeting, Northampton Borough Council voted to ban non-emergency telecommunications during public meetings. The issue was broached after Councilman Robert McHale called into council’s September 3 meeting while on vacation.  “We...

Bath Council plans 2021 budget: Roads, public works, and park improvements among top priorities

During their meeting on September 16, Bath Borough Council discussed the upcoming 2021 budget and priority projects that funds should be allocated to. All councilmen and women were in agreement that roads were the...

Family visitations now allowed at Gracedale Nursing Home

submitted by Becky Bartlett Gracedale entered Step II of their re-opening plan on Friday, September 18 following the completion of universal testing at the facility. No residents or staff showed positive results for COVID-19. “While we...

Routine business at Lehigh Township Supervisors meeting

After the call to order, the approval of bills and various planning-related waivers, the September 8 meeting of the Lehigh Township Board of Supervisors was briefly interrupted for anyone listening via teleconference because of...

Allen Township Supervisors dismiss K & H development appeal

Following arguments from both sides on August 11, the Allen Township Board of Supervisors unanimously voted in favor of K & H Development on Tuesday, September 8. This vote dismissed the appeal made by...

Nazareth Borough Council approves trick-or-treat, discusses parking

The Nazareth Borough Council held their monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 8 at 6 p.m. in council chambers.  Mark Morella Jr., the borough’s emergency manager, was thanked and honored by council for his continued outstanding...

Looking Back | Walking Purchase Part 1 of 3

Last month two of my former fine students Mike Wolfer and Douglas Bilheimer mailed a past page of local history to this writer, a 1925 Dedication program listing two historical markers, one in Kreidersville...

Sip, sip, hooray, Nazareth Restaurant Week is on its way

The Nazareth Area Chamber of Commerce and Aria’s Carpet One Floor & Home presents Nazareth Area Restaurant Week 2020, in proud partnership with the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce. Other sponsors include FASTSIGNS...
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!