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Northampton Borough Council accepting applications for new council member

Northampton Borough Council officially accepted the resignation of former Council President Anthony Lopsonzski, Jr. during their meeting on January 19. Lopsonzski, Jr. announced his resignation on January 5 due to his move out of...

Allen Township Supervisors discuss truck traffic, approve purchase of mini excavator

During their meeting on January 10, the Allen Township Board of Supervisors discussed truck traffic issues already causing headaches in 2023.  On January 9, about a dozen tractor-trailers queued onto Willowbrook Road while waiting to...

Northampton County upcoming roadwork

Municipality: Various Road name: PA 33 Between: US 22 and Monroe County Line Type of work: Other Work being done by: PennDOT Maintenance Forces Type of restriction: Daytime Restriction: No restriction. Start date: Jan. 23 Est completion date: Jan. 27 Restrictions in effect...

Northampton School Board approves commencement exercises and extracurriculars

The Northampton School Board met Monday, January 9 to discuss appointing and hiring staff, adding various proposed extracurricular programs and clubs, tax increases, and the suspension of Policy 623 that requires three signatures on...

Lehigh Township supervisors conduct first meeting of the year

The Lehigh Township Board of Supervisors met on January 10 at 7 p.m. Board vice-chairman Cynthia Miller ran the meeting in chairman Michael Jones’s absence. After approving minutes for both the December 13 supervisors meeting...

Obituaries | Week of Jan. 19

Deborah Keenhold Deborah A. “Debbie” Keenhold, 64, of Niagara Falls, New York (formerly of Moore Township) died suddenly at her home on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022. She was born in Easton, Pa. and was the...

Moore Township ZHB discusses revised concept plan during Water’s Edge warehouse development appeal

The Moore Township Zoning Hearing Board met Thursday, December 8 to continue the Water’s Edge at Wind Gap warehouse development proposal appeal of the zoning officer’s determinations. The ongoing appeal that began in June...

Bath Borough Council discusses recycling, MS4 projects, Right-To-Know requests

The Bath Borough Council met Monday, January 9 to discuss recycling in the borough and an upcoming special meeting, MS4 projects, and Right-To-Know requests. During public comment, Bath resident Bobby Siegfried raised questions about what...

Looking Back | Central Fire Company to receive new fire truck, 1911

In today’s column, this writer and Sallyann Madden, former Northampton Area High School librarian, are continuing our research in the old Cement News, a weekly paper that faithfully served the Cement Belt. The editor and...

Northampton County upcoming roadwork

Municipality: Williams / Lower Saucon / City of Bethlehem Road name: Interstate 78 Between: Exit 71 (PA 33) and Exit 60 (PA 309) Type of work: Other Work being done by: PennDOT Maintenance Forces Type of restriction: Daytime Restriction: Westbound...
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