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Nazareth School Board updates health and safety plan to include tiered mitigation; masks optional

Nazareth Area School District Superintendent Dr. Dennis Riker presented two COVID mitigation options to the NASD School Board for consideration. Both options present a tiered approach that would keep schools open for in-person instruction...

Senior living residents say ‘aloha’ to family after year in lockdown

  Residents of Renaissance Senior Homes in Northampton dawned Hawaiian shirts, colorful leis, and even some grass skirts as the sights, sounds, and smells of an island luau came to Washington Avenue on Saturday, August...

Northampton Borough Council discusses Canal Street Park update

The Northampton Borough Council met on Thursday, August 19 to update residents on the Canal Street Park situation. The Canal Street Park, excluding the trail, athletic courts, and parking lots, was closed at the...

Moore Township Planning Commission provides update on Southmoore Golf Course

The Moore Township Planning Commission met on Monday, August 23 to provide an update on the Southmoore Golf Course property and other plans.  Plans for the Southmoore Golf Course property are still in the very...

Northampton Area Board of School Directors unanimously votes to require masks in schools

The issue of masks in schools has been hotly debated across the nation, and that debate came to Northampton on Monday, August 23, during the Northampton Area School District Board of School Directors meeting....

Moore Township sisters raise money for St. Jude’s with lemonade stand

When Moore Township sisters Madison and Paige Mitchell saw a commercial for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on television, they knew they wanted to help. So on a warm June day, Madison, 9, and...

Allen Township Fire Company presents capital equipment plan

During the Allen Township Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, August 10, the Allen Township Fire Company presented their capital equipment plan and made a request for an elevated waterway engine.  “We are equipped to...

Food drive for families with children in the Northampton Area School District

submitted by Becky Bartlett, County of Northampton Lamont McClure and the Division of Drug & Alcohol are supporting a food drive for families with children in the Northampton Area School District on Thursday, August 26...

Drive-through distribution of school supplies

submitted by Becky Bartlett, County of Northampton Lamont McClure and the Department of Community and Economic Development announce a drive-through distribution of school supplies for low-income families on Saturday, August 21 from 9 a.m. to...

East Allen Township rejects waiver request for Airport Road warehouse

During the August 11 East Allen Township Board of Supervisors meeting, supervisors rejected a waiver for Airport Road Lot 1 in a 2-2 vote. Developers were requesting 12-inch frost footings as opposed to 30-inch...
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