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Obituaries | Week of May 12

Betty J. Schaffer Betty J. Schaffer, 87, of Northampton, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 9, 2022, in Phoebe Nursing Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late James H. Schaffer. Born June 18,...

Moore Twp. BOS discuss playground equipment, renewable energy, and future operations of the Land...

The Moore Township Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, May 3 with a busy agenda and praise from residents for the hard work and diligence of the various township departments that have been working...

After disturbances, Northampton minors will require adult supervision to visit rec center

The Northampton Borough Council voted unanimously on Thursday, May 5 to require that all minors purchasing day passes to the Northampton Recreation Center be accompanied by an adult. This comes after complaints were made...

Jacobsburg Historical Society celebrates 50th anniversary

  The Nazareth Area Chamber of Commerce presented the 50th anniversary ribbon cutting ceremony for the Jacobsburg Historical Society on Wednesday, May 4 with recognitions from several esteemed offices in the community. Executive Vice President Jessica...

Northampton County: Upcoming work on state roads

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

Bath Borough Council holds monthly meeting

Bath Borough Council President Michele Ehrgott began Monday’s session with an announcement about courtesy of the floor comments at the meetings. President Ehrgott declared that moving forward, the council will no longer respond directly...

Looking Back | Theodore Howell, Part 4 of 4

In this concluding column remembering Capt. Theodore H. Howell, Allen Township and Northampton Civil War veteran, Mr. Oberly and this writer visited the Gettysburg battlefield, where Howell was wounded in the epic three-day battle. We...

Local restaurant will host fundraiser for 7-year-old Venna Miller of Bath

A local Bath family could use their community’s help right now, and Point Phillips Hotel will assist by hosting a fundraiser on Monday, May 23 from 4 to 8 p.m.  Venna Miller, age 7...

Allen Township supervisors discuss Howertown Park, hear resident complaints

The Allen Township Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, April 26.   First on the agenda was a follow up from the presentation by Bath Allen Youth Club on club updates and Howertown Park requests, which...

Lehigh Township Vol. Fire Co. releases quarterly report

The Lehigh Township Board of Supervisors met at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26.   At the opening of the meeting was the Timothy Pitts Manufactured Home Community Conditional Use hearing. The community’s plan was approved...
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