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Annual tree lighting brings comfort and joy to Bath

The holiday season is officially underway in Bath Borough. On Sunday, November 28, hundreds of residents came out to Monocacy Creek Park to celebrate the season, sing carols, and watch as the towering Christmas...

Nazareth School Board votes to go masks optional

At the outset of the November 23 meeting of the Nazareth School Board, a member of the public and parent, James Cunningham, addressed the board to make sure they are aware of a court...

Northampton Superintendent presents revised health and safety plan

During the Northampton Area School District Board of Directors meeting, Superintendent Joseph Kovalchik presented proposed revisions to the district’s health and safety plan. The plan, which made masks mandatory, was last approved in August....

Northampton Area High School makes return to live theatre with Neil Simon’s ‘Fools’

On November 19 and 20, Northampton Area High School’s drama club put on their performance of Neil Simon’s comedy “Fools.” One of Simon’s lesser-known plays, “Fools” tells the story of the remote Ukrainian village...

Northampton Borough Council discusses vacant seat, holiday events

The Northampton Borough Council met on Thursday, Nov. 18 to discuss the first ward vacancy on council, the 2022 budget, and upcoming holiday events.  Council has 30 days, or until Nov. 25, to appoint someone...

Northampton County upcoming roadwork

Municipality:  Lower Saucon Twp. Road name:  Flint Hill Road Between:  PA 412 and Bucks County Line Type of work:  Crack Sealing Work being done by:  PennDOT Maintenance Forces Type of restriction:  Daytime Restriction:  Lane restriction with flagging.  Start date:  Nov. 22 Est...

Looking Back | Coal to War, part 4 of 6

Do our older readers remember when they bought war bonds during World War II? Both Mr. Oberly and this writer recall when we bought 10-cent bond stamps from our school teachers. You could also buy...

East Allen Supervisors reject Atiyeh request, approve 2022 budget for advertisement

During their November 10 meeting, the East Allen Township Supervisors rejected the request by developer Abraham Atiyeh to change zoning ordinance language that would allow age-qualified housing on 25 acres.  On October 28, Atiyeh presented...

Moore Elementary holds Veterans Day program

Moore Elementary held their Veterans Day program on Nov. 11 despite a smaller turnout than normal due to COVID-19. Elementary school math teacher Katy Dremock started the event years ago due to the countless...

‘Tis The Season | Holiday Festivities in Northampton County

TREE LIGHTINGS Allen Township- N/A Bangor Borough- Saturday, Dec. 4 along with Holiday Artisan Market on Broadway from noon to 6 p.m. Bath Borough- Sunday, Nov. 28 at 6 p.m. in Monocacy Creek Park. Tree lighting honoree-...
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