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Moore Planning Commission reorganizes, reviews plans

The Moore Township Planning Commission met on January 24 at 7 p.m. to reorganize and review plans in various stages of development.  New members Max Bauer and John Wetzel were welcomed to the planning commission. Following...

Northampton County upcoming roadwork

submitted by Sean Brown, PennDOT Municipality: Wilson Borough Road name: Wood Street Between: PA 248 and Hacket Avenue Type of work: Inspection Work being done by: PennDOT Bridge Inspection Forces Type of restriction: Daytime Restriction: Northbound lane restriction. Start date: Feb....

Nazareth Board of Directors amends health and safety plan, removes tiered mitigation, contact tracing

In a 6-3 vote, the Nazareth School District Board of Directors passed an amendment to the district’s COVID-19 health and safety plan during their meeting on January 25. This amendment will remove tiered mask...

Northampton Borough hires new police officer

The Northampton Borough Council met on January 20 to swear in a new police officer and discuss sewer EDUs.  Council unanimously approved a motion to hire Evan Meddler as a part-time police officer. Meddler was...

Obituaries | Week of Jan. 27

Brian Houser Rehrig Brian Houser Rehrig, age 67, passed away the morning of Jan. 21, 2022, at home after a long illness. He spent his last days surrounded by loved ones; listening to Bach, showtunes,...

Northampton County upcoming roadwork

submitted by Sean Brown, PennDOT Municipality: Lower Saucon Williams and Bethlehem Townships Road name: Interstate 78 Between: Exit 60 (PA 309) and Exit 75 (To PA 611) Type of work: Other Work being done by: PennDOT Maintenance Forces Type of...

East Allen Supervisors discuss township facilities, emergency warning signals

The East Allen Township Board of Supervisors met on Jan. 12 to discuss township facilities and the emergency signal warning devices.  The township had a liability assessment completed sometime in 2021; the assessment noted that...

Obituaries | Week of Jan. 20

Phyllis S. Rissmiller Phyllis S. Rissmiller, 90, formerly of Moore Township, passed away peacefully on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, at Sacred Heart Senior Living in Center Valley.  She was the wife of the late Harvey...

Allen Township Supervisors ponder future of sewer agreement with Northampton

Allen Township Supervisors are exploring future sewer options should an agreement with Northampton Borough not be reached by May. These options range from constructing their own sewer plant to potentially redirecting flow to Catasauqua. The...

Looking Back | Weaversville to War, Part 2 of 5

In this second column, Mrs. Stanley Christoff continues to share World War II memories from her father’s 1940-1945 letters. In 1944, Mrs. Christoff’s father, Pvt. Herbert Ruch, was stationed at Fort Belvoir, Va., with...
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