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Northampton Borough hires 4 public works employees, invests in new notification system

Northampton Borough has welcomed four new employees to its public works department, just in time for spring. Joshua Deveney, Noah Hassler, Colyn Gerstenberg and Matthew Ackerman were officially hired by Northampton Borough Council on...

Residents request policy revision at Northampton School Board meeting

At the Northampton School Board meeting on Monday, February 12, five residents read a prepared statement to the board regarding Policy 903: Public Participation in Board Meetings. During public comment, residents stated: “Policy 903: Public...

Lehigh Township Supervisors conduct routine business; receive resort and spa update

During the February 13 Lehigh Township Board of Supervisors meeting, representatives from the Zachary Bittner subdivision project asked for an extension on their plan approval. They explained that there are some remaining issues, including...

Obituaries | Week of February 22

Janice M. Dotter Janice Marie (Getz) Dotter, 63, of English Road, Bath, Moore Township, died suddenly Thursday evening, Feb. 8, 2024, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg Campus, Bethlehem. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter...

Man fleeing from police jumps into Lehigh River

On Saturday, February 17 just before 10 p.m., a man jumped into the Lehigh River in Coplay to evade police. The Northampton Borough Police Department was originally dispatched to Ninth and Main streets for a...

Blue Moo Ice Cream Shop in Bath listed for sale

Last week the owners of Blue Moo Ice Cream Shop in Bath gave the community the scoop on the For Sale sign recently placed on the business’s front lawn.  “After close to a decade of...

Cement Worker of the Month: Michael Ruzicka, Holcim, Cementon

Mr. Michael Ruzicka was raised in Allen Township, graduating from Northampton High School in 2002.  He recalled, “I enjoyed history class and weight lifting.”  After high school, Mike attended Kutztown University and graduated with a business...

Bath Borough Council hears police study presentation

The Bath Borough Council met Monday, February 12 to discuss the 2023 police services study, announcements and various policies and ordinances. First, Police Peer Consultant, Police Chief David A. Mettin of the Pa. Department of...

Obituaries | Week of February 15

Venna D. Miller Venna D. Miller, age 9, of Bath, gained her angel wings on Monday, Feb. 5, 2024 after she passed away peacefully at home surrounded by the love of her family. Born on...

East Allen Supervisors discuss active adult community along Bath Pike, review revised plans

During the February 8 East Allen Township Board of Supervisors meeting, representatives from Traditions of America presented revised plans for a 55-plus active adult community along Locust Road and Bath Pike. The revised plans...
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