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Call line on Friday, March 26 to assist Northampton County seniors schedule vaccine appointments

submitted by County of Northampton Area Agency on Aging Division  will operate a call line on Friday, March 26 beginning at 8 a.m. to help Northampton County seniors make appointments at the Bethlehem Health Bureau...

Moore Township Planners Send Concerns About Private Club to Zoning Board

Representatives from the Seidersville Democratic Association attended the March 22 meeting of the Moore Township Planning Commission to discuss their plans to move their facilities to the township.  The Seidersville Democratic Association is a...

Northampton Borough Council discusses stormwater management fees

At their March 18 meeting, the Northampton Borough Council discussed stormwater management fees to be in compliance with the federal Clean Water Act and Pennsylvania’s Clean Stream Laws. The fee program would also be...

360+ COVID-19 Vaccines Administered to Bath Residents at First-of-Its-Kind Clinic

Late in the afternoon on Friday, March 5, Bath Mayor Fiorella Mirabito’s phone rang. On the line was friend and District Pharmacy Manager for Rite Aid Pharmacies, Mandy Hoysan, and her husband Chris. Hoysan...

Northampton Borough Planning Commission approves Willow Brook Farm Trust Phase II Plan

At their March 10 meeting, the Northampton Borough Planning Commission approved Willow Brook Farm Trust’s Phase II plan for a housing development. This meeting was a continuation of meetings from 2019 and 2020, and...

East Allen Township applies for grant to turn vacant space into recreational area

During their March 10 meeting, the East Allen Township Board of Supervisors unanimously approved several motions that would allow the township to apply for over $200,000 in grants. If awarded, this grant money would...

Jaindl-Watson’s Northampton Business Center gets approval for on-site concrete batch plant

During the Allen Township Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, March 9, supervisors granted permission for development company Jaindl-Watson to install a temporary on-site concrete batch plant at their Northampton Business Center project. This...

Fire Company Clarifies Need for Apparatus at LT Supervisors Meeting

Representatives from the Lehigh Township Volunteer Fire Company attended the March 9 meeting of the Lehigh Township Supervisors to clarify their need for new equipment and to address statements made by the board at...

Looking Back | Spanish Flu of 1918, part 5 of 5

  By LARRY OBERLY and ED PANY In this column, we conclude with a view of the Spanish Flu in the Northampton area and beyond. In November of 1918, the Cement News for the first time published...

Northampton Borough Council meets with Change on Main

The Northampton Borough Council met on Thursday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m. to discuss routine township business and address any concerns from residents.   Council passed a motion to hire a new part-time police officer at...
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