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Northampton County upcoming roadwork

submitted by Sean Brown Municipality:  Bethlehem Township Road name:  US 22 Between:  PA 191 and PA 248 Type of work:  Milling and Paving Work being done by:  PennDOT Contractor Type of restriction:  Nighttime Restriction:  Lane restriction in both directions for ongoing...

Paw Prints on the Canal raises $9,300 for Northampton Police

During the Northampton Borough Council meeting on Thursday, July 15, Candi Lynn, organizer of the hugely popular Paw Prints on the Canal event, presented over $9,300 in donations to the Northampton Police Department.  “We are...

Northampton School Board discusses 2021-22 health and safety plan, book donations

The Northampton School Board met on Monday, July 19 to discuss the health and safety plan for the upcoming school year; also, many residents were present at the meeting to discuss their objections to...

Allen Township puts trash and recycling contract out to bid

After collecting resident input and opinions, the Allen Township Board of Supervisors has authorized Borough Manager Ilene Eckhart to start soliciting bids for their 2022 Trash and Recycling Services Contract. The motion was made...

Litter, music and crowds at Canal Park frustrate residents

Over half a dozen residents spoke out at the Northampton Borough Council meeting on Thursday, July 15, frustrated over litter, loud music and crowds at the borough’s Canal Park. “Enough is enough,” said one resident....

Saginario resigns as Bath Council President; Ehrgott makes history as first female president

During the Borough of Bath Council meeting on Wednesday, July 14, Council Vice President Michele Ehrgott read a letter of resignation she received from Council President Mark Saginario. Saginario was not present at the...

Security cameras to be installed at Bath Borough parks

After a string of vandalism, Bath Borough Council voted unanimously to approve the installation of several security cameras in three borough parks: Ciff Cowling, Keystone, and Monocacy. These cameras offer remote viewing, allowing borough...

Moore Township Board of Supervisors review ordinances and traffic study results

The Moore Township Board of Supervisors met on Wednesday, July 7 to discuss ordinances and traffic study results.  Solicitor David Backentstoe prepared a tentative bamboo ordinance for discussion purposes after the township received complaints about...

Nazareth Borough Council discusses computer upgrades, speeding concerns

The Nazareth Borough Council met on Monday, July 5 to discuss computer and hardware upgrades, as well as speeding concerns.  During their June meeting, council approved the spending of $5,000 to upgrade two current workstations,...

Annual Nazareth Kazoo Parade creates Fourth of July buzz

After a hiatus in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual Nazareth Kazoo Parade, hosted by the Nazareth Area Chamber of Commerce, made its return, bringing patriotic sights and sounds to the borough. The...
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