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Looking Back | Fella Studios, Part 5 of 5

In this concluding column, I am speaking to Mr. Martin Fella in his photography studio on Main Street in Northampton. This studio has been serving the area for 77 years.  Marty was trained by his...

Nazareth Borough Council honors volunteers; approves firehouse and recycling center expenditures

Nazareth Borough Council met Monday, February 5 to discuss honoring two volunteers for their service to the borough, pool party rates, repairs to the firehouse, the Park Surveillance Camera initiative, rebuilding the engine of...

Northampton Borough Council approves memorial tree to honor local teen

During the Northampton Borough Council meeting on February 1, council unanimously approved planting a memorial tree for borough teen Jacob Michael Bobko. Bobko, a student at Bethlehem Catholic, sadly passed away on January 14...

Northampton County upcoming roadwork

Municipality: - Road name: PA 33 South Between: PA 248 and Hecktown Road Type of work: Road Sign Work Work being done by: PennDOT Contractor Type of restriction: Daytime Restriction: Shoulder restriction southbound for message board construction. Start date: Feb. 5 Est...

Allen Township Supervisors explore ways to reward fire department volunteers, incentivize new members

During their January 23 meeting, the Allen Township Board of Supervisors explored several options for rewarding existing fire department volunteers while incentivizing new members to join the team. Among them were real estate and...

Lehigh Township Supervisors welcome rec board and auditor applicants

The Lehigh Township Board of Supervisors opened their meeting on Tuesday, January 23 with the introduction of two applicants for the recreation board, Tammy Hess and Joe Schwartz, and one for the vacant elected...

Obituaries | Week of February 1

Earl Fisher Earl Fisher, 66, of Moore Twp., passed away on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2024 at his residence. Earl was born in Wilson Borough, to the late Earl and Louise (Schaffer) Fisher. Earl is the...

Northampton School Board majority votes against solicitor payment

The Northampton School Board met Monday, January 8 to discuss the 2024-2025 preliminary budget presentation and regular agenda items. During the meeting, Superintendent Joseph S. Kovalchik announced that the borrowing rates for the Route 329...

Northampton School Board hears preliminary budget presentation

The Northampton School Board met Monday, January 8, during which Superintendent Joseph S. Kovalchik and Business Administrator Craig Neiman provided a presentation on the 2024-2025 preliminary school board budget. When discussing district revenue, Neiman identified...

Looking Back | Fella Studios, Part 4 of 5

In 1946, the Fellas opened their new studio at 1465 Main St. in Northampton. Martin Fella Sr. managed the new studio. A Liberty High School graduate and World War II veteran, he and his...
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