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NASD Superintendent addresses Seemsville Road project, violence in schools

At the November 8 school board meeting, Superintendent Joseph Kovalchik discussed the Seemsville Road project and violence in district schools following questions from residents.  East Allen Township resident Maggie Kemp lives near the potential Seemsville...

Bath Borough discusses parking concerns and signs emergency contract with paver

The Borough of Bath Council meeting on Monday, November 8, was a busy one for members of council, manager Brad Flynn, and Mayor Fiorella Mirabito.  Several business owners approached council with concerns over parking. Tom...

Bath Borough honors dedicated employee and long-standing local business

During the Borough of Bath Council meeting on Monday, November 8, Mayor Fiorella Mirabito presented two honors: one to a hardworking borough employee and another to a local business with over 60 years of...

Northampton Borough Council remembers late Councilman Keith Piescienski

On Thursday, November 4, Northampton Borough Council and Borough Manager LeRoy Brobst remembered late councilman and former borough Fire Chief Keith Piescienski.  Piescienski passed away on October 26. Born and raised in Northampton, he served...

Northampton County upcoming roadwork

submitted by Sean Brown, PennDOT   Municipality:  City of Bethlehem Road name:  PA 378 Between:  Puggy Lane and Koehler Drive Type of work:  Utility Work Work being done by:  Local Utility Type of restriction:  Daytime Restriction:  Lane restriction with flagging for UGI...

Looking Back | Coal to war, part 3 of 6

In this column I am at the home of my neighbors Greg and Catherine Csencsitz, recalling her father’s military service and her mother’s employment at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. I have been there for...

East Allen Supervisors hear rezoning request by Abraham Atiyeh

During the East Allen Township Board of Supervisors meeting on Thursday, October 28, a zoning amendment hearing for applicant ARA Racquetball, owned by developer Abraham Atiyeh, was held. Atiyeh is requesting approval to rezone...

Nazareth Borough’s Mark Morella honored by Northampton County

Northampton County executive Lamont McClure presented emergency management director Mark Morella with the “Employee of the Year” award at the Nazareth Borough Council meeting on Monday, Nov. 1. Morella was honored for his dedication...

Allen Township supervisors reject Jaindl-Watson paving extension

Allen Township supervisors rejected a request from Jaindl-Watson representatives to grant a paving extension to November 19. The township restricts paving past October 31 to prevent cold weather from damaging freshly paved roads.  The rejection...

After year of hearings, East Allen Supervisors reject Rock LV’s Curative Amendment pleas

During their meeting on October 28, East Allen Township Supervisors closed the Rock LV Curative Amendment Hearing. After over a year of testimony, on pause during the COVID-19 pandemic, supervisors rejected all four allegations...
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