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Court of Honor ceremony held for Troop 50’s new Eagle Scouts

An Eagle Scout Court of Honor ceremony was held on Sunday, September 25 for Scouts BSA Troop 50’s three newest Eagle Scouts, Mason Kessler, Elias Decker, and James Kornhausl, at Salem United Church of...

Northampton County trick-or-treat dates, Halloween parades

HALLOWEEN PARADES Bangor- Thursday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m.  Bath- Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. (rain date Oct. 25) Catty/North Catty- Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. City of Bethlehem- Sunday, Oct. 30 at 2 p.m. Easton Phillipsburg-...

Northampton Borough Council considers fire tax

With the Northampton Volunteer Fire Department faced with increasing costs and an impending need for new fire trucks, the Northampton Borough Council has started to consider whether it is time for a fire tax...

Looking Back | V-J Day memories

Dr. George R. Eichler, a graduate of Northampton High School and retired orthopedic specialist, reflects on his V-J Day memories. His father was the superintendent of Northampton schools in 1944 and served in World...

Northampton County upcoming roadwork

Municipality: Bethlehem, Palmer townships Road name: US 22 Between: 25th Street Interchange and Bethman Road Overpass Type of work: Paving Work being done by: PennDOT Contractor Type of restriction: Nighttime Restriction: Nighttime lane restrictions in both directions for pavement rehabilitation...

Bath holds first reading of 2023 budget, residents may see tax increase

Bath Borough Council held a special meeting for their 2023 budget review on Wednesday, September 14. Borough Manager Bradford Flynn identified that the borough’s goals for 2022 and 2023 were the roll-out of the Rental...

Allen Township Supervisors review sewer plan for proposed Route 329 elementary school

During their September 13 meeting, the Allen Township Board of Supervisors reviewed the sewer planning module for the proposed elementary school on Route 329 in East Allen Township. Because the development’s sewer must run...

Lehigh Township supervisors discuss road work and personal shooting ranges

The Lehigh Township Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, September 13 to discuss road work and personal shooting ranges, among other topics.  After approving bills about general fund and state fund checks, the board heard...

Obituaries | Week of Sept. 22

Lisa A. Bell Lisa A. Bell, 58, of Bentleyville, formerly of Bath and Moore Township, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022, at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, surrounded by loving family.  Born in...

Northampton School District gives presentation on 2021-2022 State Academic Scores Report

During the Northampton School Board meeting on Monday, September 12, NASD Superintendent Joseph Kovalchik and Assistant Superintendent Dr. Michelle Schoeneberger gave a presentation on the State Academic Scores Report for the 2021-2022 school year...
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