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Looking Back | Coal to War, part 2 of 6

In this second column, I am speaking to my good neighbor, Mrs. Catherine Csencsitz. Her parents’ family had roots in the anthracite coal industry in Nanticoke, Pa. Her father, John Swiderski, left the bus he...

Wind Gap’s Marketplace 316 features one-of-a-kind finds from local entrepreneurs and artisans

When walking into Marketplace 316 at 316 North Broadway in Wind Gap, you’re welcomed with an assortment of sights and sounds- the sparkling handmade jewelry, the clicking of old cuckoo clocks, and the laughter...

Allen Township supervisors approve settlement with K&H Development

During their meeting on Tuesday, October 12, the Allen Township Board of Supervisors approved a settlement with K&H Development and Kay Krapf. This settlement will allow the developers to submit plans for the construction...

East Allen Supervisors continue NASD conditional use hearing

The East Allen Township Board of Supervisors met on Wednesday, October 13 to continue the Northampton Area School District’s conditional use hearing from September 8.  The district is proposing an elementary school on the property...

Moore Township Supervisors vote to vacate Trapper Road

The Moore Township Board of Supervisors met on Thursday, October 7 to vote on two  ordinances, discuss a substation project, and LSA grants for the police department.  Ordinance 2021-05 was discussed first; this ordinance would...

Northampton School Board swears in new member, addresses concerns

At the October 11 Northampton Area School Board meeting, newly appointed member Kim Bretzik was sworn in; Bretzik was appointed to the board on September 27 following the resignation of Jennifer Johnson on August...

Northampton Borough taking ‘immediate action’ against Republic Services trash hauler

After over 1,800 missed garbage pickups in August and September, Northampton Borough is taking what solicitor Brian Panella calls “immediate action” against trash hauler Republic Services of New Jersey. A letter was sent to...

Northampton County upcoming roadwork

Municipality:  Lower Nazareth Township Road name:  PA 33/PA 248 Interchange and PA 33/Hecktown Road Interchange  Between:  - and - Type of work:  Construction Work being done by:  PennDOT Contractor Type of restriction:  Nighttime Restriction:  Ramps will be closed and detoured...

Looking Back | Coal to War, part 1 of 6

In my years writing columns, I have found many interesting stories in my own neighborhood. For example, I wrote a series on two World War II veterans, one who was a German prisoner of...

Allen Township Supervisors accept dedication of North Hills roads, approve repair of public works...

During their meeting on Tuesday, September 28, the Allen Township Board of Supervisors accepted the deeds of dedication for two roads in the North Hills housing development. Earlier in the year, residents of the...
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