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Planning for Spuds & Suds put on hold

The Borough of Bath Council voted 4-2-1 on Monday, March 1, to halt planning for 2021’s Spuds & Suds festival, indicating that the event will most likely be canceled unless the COVID-19 pandemic drastically...

Allen Township Supervisors explore improvements to Snow Hill Road Bridge

Built in the 1980s, Snow Hill Road Bridge in Allen Township is finally starting to show its age. Over the past four decades, the bridge over the Hokendauqua Creek tributary has developed cracks, settling,...

Cherryville intersection change order approved at Lehigh Township Supervisors meeting

At their February 23 meeting, the Lehigh Township Board of Supervisors approved a change order for the ongoing work being done at the Cherryville intersection of Blue Mountain Drive and Route 248 after PP&L...

UGI Gas Line Work on PA 329/PA 987 in Bath

Municipality:  Bath Borough Road name:  PA 329/PA 987/Race Street Between:  West Street and Mill Street Type of work:  Utility Work Work being done by:  Local Utility Type of restriction:  Daytime Restriction:  Lane restrictions for UGI gas line repairs. Expect delays...

Looking Back | Spanish Flu of 1918, Part 4 of 5

by Larry Oberly and Ed Pany In this fourth column the Cement News reported on the development of the flu in October and November. November showed no changes in conditions for our town.  Reports of the...

Northampton Borough explores possibility of stormwater fee

During their meeting on Thursday, February 18, Northampton Borough Council asked Councilman Robert McHale to explore the benefits and costs of a stormwater fee for all borough property owners. The fee was proposed by...

Northampton County Upcoming Roadwork

submitted by Sean Brown Municipality:  Palmer Twp Road name:  PA 33 South Between:  Main Street and US 22 Type of work:  Crack Sealing Work being done by:  PennDOT Maintenance Forces Type of restriction:  Daytime Restriction:  Southbound lane restriction. Start date:  Feb. 22 Est...

East Allen Supervisors fear construction detour will destroy ‘tranquility’ of Snyders Church Road

During their meeting on February 10, the East Allen Board of Supervisors unanimously rejected a request from PennDOT to use Snyders Church Road as a traffic detour during the replacement of Old Carriage Road...

Allen Supervisors applaud public works, ask for patience and cooperation

During their public meeting on February 9, the Allen Township Board of Supervisors applauded the township’s public works and road crew for keeping roads clear during the month’s earlier snowstorm.  Township manager Ilene Eckhart added...

Lehigh Township Supervisors address fire co. request, Cherryville intersection and routine business

The February 9 meeting of the Lehigh Township supervisors was the first time the board met since January 12. The January 26 meeting was cancelled due to inclement weather. After the routine approval of...
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