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Looking Back | Weaversville to War, part 1 of 5

Today, Mr. Larry Oberly and this writer are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Christoff. Stanley’s wife, Beatrice, was an excellent student in my Northampton High School classroom. She takes us back to World War II,...

Obituaries | Week of Dec. 30

Dorothy W. Horton Dorothy W. Horton, 91, of East Allen Township, formerly Phillipsburg, NJ, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 26, 2021, in ProMedica Bethlehem North, formerly ManorCare II, Bethlehem. She was wife of the...

Nazareth Area High School Quarter 1 Honor Roll, 2021-2022 School Year

Grade 12 High Honor Roll Yousof Abdelaal, Madeline Ahearn, Tyler Aide, Violet Alao, Anthony Albanese, Stefano Albarracin, Collin Albert, Liam Allen, Ebenezer Anane, Natasia Andriolo, William Angelozzi, Christopher Apruzzi, David Araujo, Kayla Bacak, Gregory Bagshaw,...

Sights and sounds of a winter wonderland on display in Northampton

If you spend a winter evening walking past 1220 Main St. in Northampton, make sure you take a moment to pause and listen. You may hear the songs of carolers. The engine of a...

Northampton County upcoming roadwork

Municipality: Lower Saucon Bethlehem Township Williams Township Road name: Interstate 78 Between: Exit 75 (To PA 611) and Exit 60 (PA 309) Type of work: Other Work being done by: PennDOT Maintenance Forces Type of restriction: Daytime Restriction: No restriction...

Northampton School Board hears preliminary budget presentation

The Northampton Area School Board met on Monday, Dec. 20 to hear a presentation on the preliminary 2022-23 budget, among other matters.  Superintendent Joseph Kovalchik and business administrator Matthew Sawarynski presented the board with a...

Upper Nazareth Township honors police officers

The Upper Nazareth Township Board of Supervisors met on Dec. 15 to honor their police officers and discuss Ordinance 187. The meeting was held in the municipal building, located at 100 Newport Ave., and...

Obituaries | Week of Dec. 23

Margaret M. Sakasitz Margaret M. Sakasitz, 82 of Bath passed away on Sunday, Dec. 19, 2021 in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. Born on Dec. 22, 1938 in Nazareth, she was a daughter of the...

Developers ask Allen Township Supervisors for EDUs to finish subdivisions, waste contract awarded

Developers Lou Tepes and Edward Deichmeister approached the Allen Township Board of Supervisors during their December 14 meeting to request EDUs (Equivalent Dwelling Units) to help finish their developments. The request comes after another...

Nazareth School Board recognizes marching band champions, discusses draft budget

The Nazareth Blue Eagle marching band was recognized by the Nazareth School Board for their championship performance at the 2021 Cavalcade of Bands in Hershey. Cavalcade of Bands is a nonprofit organization of over...
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