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Looking Back | Dragon Cement Part 4

In this concluding column, we have a treat for our railroad buffs. The railroads at one time moved practically all the cement produced in our local cement plants. They also supplied the mills with massive...

Northampton Borough Council holds virtual meeting, approves 2021 budget

The Northampton Borough Council approved the 2021 budget at their December 17 meeting held via Zoom. Two council members voted against the motion to approve the budget. One of those members was councilman Robert...

Christmas in Nazareth tradition continued despite pandemic

Christmas in Nazareth filled downtown Nazareth with the merriment of the season on Saturday, Dec. 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with an event that brought out the Christmas spirit in anyone who...

Missing Piece in Nazareth hosts Christmas event

Missing Piece, a delightful store located in Nazareth that is right out of a Hallmark movie, hosted an event on Dec. 12 that brought Christmas cheer to anyone who stopped by. Santa Claus was...

East Allen Supervisors approve 2021 budget with no tax increase

During their virtual meeting on Wednesday, December 16, the East Allen Township Board of Supervisors approved the township’s 2021 budget. The budget predicts a general fund revenue of $2,445,975 and expenses of $2,369,120. Township...

Looking Back | Dragon Cement Part 3

In today’s column, we continue to remember the Dragon, American Marietta Cement Company, Northampton’s last cement plant. The century-old plant provided gainful employment for many area residents. It ceased operations in 1983. Did you know early...

LT Supervisor slams Wolf’s letter to police

During public comment at the December 8 meeting of the Lehigh Township Supervisors, Chairperson Cindy Miller addressed a letter that was sent from Governor Wolf to police departments throughout the commonwealth. Miller read the...

Allen Township approves 2021 budget and extends Century Commerce project

During their meeting on Tuesday, December 8, the Allen Township Board of Supervisors adopted the 2021 budget. Since a draft budget was approved in November, the public was allowed to view and comment on...

Christmas on Historic Chestnut Street marks 11th year

Christmas on Historic Chestnut Street went on in the Borough of Bath, marking the 11th year of the holiday celebration that brings crafts, music, and shopping to downtown. This year, however, looked a little...

Nazareth Borough Council holds virtual meeting, hires new employees

The Nazareth Borough Council held their December 7 meeting virtually. Council announced and passed its 2021 operating budget, and announced there will be no tax increase for borough residents in 2021.  Council approved a motion to...
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