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Allen Township gives update on bridge work, moves ahead with municipal complex renovations

During their May 28 meeting, the Allen Township Board of Supervisors updated residents on the status of ongoing bridge work that has resulted in numerous detours throughout the township. If all goes according to...

Looking Back | A cement worker contract from 1950

The year is 1950; we will be attending a union meeting of Local 18 Nazareth Cement Company. The meeting is being held at the Holy Family Club in Nazareth.  The invitation came from Mr. Roland...

Northampton County upcoming roadwork

Municipality: Lower Nazareth Township Road name: PA 33 Between: Hecktown Road and PA 248 Type of work: Pothole Patching Work being done by: PennDOT Contractor Type of restriction: Nighttime Restriction: Lane restriction in both directions. Start date: June 3 Est completion...

Noteworthy Neighbors | Bath Area Community Chorus prepares for 12th annual patriotic program

The volunteer-based Bath Area Community Chorus got its start in 2012, following the Borough of Bath’s 275th anniversary.  Director Sharon Schrantz, who has been singing in choral groups since the age of seven, shared that...

Memorial Day honors: Northampton pays tribute to fallen heroes

Despite the inclement weather, Memorial Day services went on across Northampton County on Monday, May 27. The Sons of Veterans of the Grand Army of the Republic, Captain Theodore H. Howell Camp No. 48,...

Obituaries | Week of May 30

Allen W. Bohun  Allen W. Bohun, 88, of Moore Twp., passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2024 at his residence. He was the beloved husband of the late MaryJane Bohun. Born in Moore Twp., Allen...

153rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry holds Decoration Day ceremony in honor of Elmer Whitesell

Memorial Day weekend is full of remembrance, celebration, pool openings, family, friends and good old-fashioned hot dogs and hamburgers. However, Memorial Day isn’t as widely understood as some may think.  Originally known as Decoration Day,...

Allen Township Supervisors look to streamline billing and improve efficiency

Following the resignation of the Allen Township treasurer on May 10, the Allen Township Board of Supervisors and Township Manager Ilene Eckhart are looking for ways to streamline billing and improve efficiency for both...

Northampton Borough approves Eagle Scout project, looks ahead to Canal Park enhancements

During their meeting on Thursday, May 16, Northampton Borough Council approved an Eagle Scout project for Nathan Pany, a member of Troop 93. Pany plans to freshen up the gazebo at Canal Park. His...

Northampton School Board approves proposed budget for upcoming school year

The Northampton School Board met Monday, May 13 with a lengthy budget discussion.  A presentation for the proposed 2024-2025 general fund budget by Business Administrator Craig Neiman included a property tax reduction for homesteads and...
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