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Looking Back | Kohl-a-daal series part 2

Today, we are visiting the Heinrich Kohl farm on Indian Trail Road, one mile north of Kreidersville. The year is 1775. There is much concern in the Kohl farm house! Slowly, the dark clouds...

East Allen Township receives $520,000 in funding from American Rescue Plan

East Allen Township supervisors are exploring ways they can give over $520,000 in federal funding back to local taxpayers. In round two of the American Rescue Plan, the township received $520,938 as a stimulus...

Paw Prints on the Canal gets tails wagging

After a hiatus in 2020, Paw Prints on the Canal made its much-anticipated return to Canal Park on June 13. Hundreds of dogs and their humans packed the park to browse vendors, meet fellow...

Northampton School Board approves 1.5% tax increase

The Northampton School Board met on Monday, June 14 to vote on the budget for the 2021-22 school year.  A Moore Township resident, who has a student in the district, was present at the meeting...

Coplay Public Library kicks off ‘Tails and Tales,’ open to all ages across Lehigh,...

Nothing goes better with the summer sun and sand than a good book. After a year of social distancing, book-lovers across the area are invited to get together for a fun-filled summer reading program...

Cement Worker of the Month | Wilford Gassler

Wilford Gassler was reared in Ackermansville, graduating from Bangor High School in 1972. He took both the agriculture and college prep courses. At age 13, Wilford worked on a neighbor’s farm for $1.50 hour;...

Bath Borough explores new security cameras to combat vandalism

During their meeting on Monday, June 7, the Borough of Bath Council listened as several residents told stories of littered parks, vandalism, loud parties, illegal parking, and more. While many of these incidents brought up...

Moore Township BOS make decision on traffic impact study and livestock ordinance

The Moore Township Board of Supervisors met at 6 p.m. on June 1 at the Township Recreation center to discuss the livestock ordinance and the traffic impact study along 512. Due to the high...

Northampton Borough Council tables stormwater fee study committee indefinitely

At their June 3 meeting, the Northampton Borough tabled the creation of a stormwater fee study committee indefinitely due to a vacancy on the board and two absences. Solicitor Brian Panella stated that tabling...

Rock-Lehigh Valley curative amendment hearing continues virtually

The curative amendment hearing between Rock-Lehigh Valley, a subsidiary of the Rockefeller Group, and East Allen Township continued virtually on Wednesday, June 2 at 6:30 p.m.  Rock-Lehigh Valley filed for a hearing in July 2019...
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