Northampton Press

Monday, March 18, 2019

Rep. Marcia Hahn receives sportsmen’s award at banquet

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

State Rep. Marcia Hahn, R-138th, is the recipient of this year’s Gerald Seyfried Sportsman of the Year Award, presented during the recent Whitetail Deer Classic banquet at Northampton Banquet & Event Center.

“This came as a complete surprise when they called my name,” Hahn said. “Gerald is well known and well respected by our local hunters and anglers, and receiving an award inspired by him is quite an honor.”

The award is named after the former Northampton County executive, an avid sportsman who inspired the creation of the Whitetail Deer Classic, now in its 16th year.

Miller Supply achieves recognition from Ace Hardware Corp.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Ace Hardware Corporation has announced that Miller Supply, of Northampton, achieved designation as a Pinnacle Performance Retailing store for its outstanding performance.

Developed as part of Ace’s long-term retail growth strategy, 20/20 Vision, Pinnacle Performance Retailing is focused on Ace’s customers, helping to ensure that Ace stores deliver on its brand promise day in and day out.

Carroll announces candidacy for DA

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

With the enthusiastic support of the 9-12 Project of the Lehigh Valley and encouragement from activists from across Northampton County, sole practitioner Thomas Carroll has announced his candidacy for district attorney of Northampton County.

Carroll began his legal career in 1989 as a prosecutor in the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office. While there, he served on various units, ending by being the chief juvenile prosecutor before starting a private practice.

Inductees announced for 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

Northampton Area Konkrete Kids Educational Foundation has announced this year’s Distinguished Alumni Award Wall of Honor inductees. Each of the seven Northampton Area High School graduates has achieved success in his or her chosen career or profession, while also having a positive impact on others through community service and/or volunteerism.

• Dr. Rodger Berg — Class of 1964; professor of science/chemistry at DeSales University, Muhlenberg College and Lehigh University; member/leader of professional chemistry organizations; community/church leader/volunteer

Morganelli announces candidacy for county judge seat

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

John Morganelli announced in November 2018 he would not be seeking another term as Northampton County district attorney.

“I felt at that time that I had achieved all the goals that I set out to achieve, and after 27 years, it was time for me to consider some new challenges,” he said.

Morganelli has decided to make a run for the open seat in the Northampton County Court of Common Pleas.

BAVTS collecting shoes for fundraiser

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

Bethlehem Area Vocational-Technical School is conducting a shoe drive fundraiser this month to raise funds for the National Technical Honor Society. The NTHS will earn funds based on the total weight of the pairs of gently worn, used and new shoes collected, as Funds2Orgs will issue a check for the collected shoes.

Anyone can help by donating gently worn, used and new shoes at Bethlehem Area Vo-Tech School, located at 3300 Chester Ave., Bethlehem.

Cedar Hill to take part in Wreaths Across America day

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Wreaths Across America (WAA) has announced that Cedar Hill Memorial Park, Allentown, will once again join the effort as an official location for 2018. This is the seventh year that the cemetery will participate in this national event.

Wreaths Across America started as a simple gesture of thanks that, over the last 10 years, has grown into a national movement of dedicated volunteers and communities coming together not only to remember the nation’s fallen and honor their service, but to teach the next generation about the sacrifices made for freedom.


Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

Dump truck hits car at Municipal Road, Lehigh Drive

A woman was flown to a local hospital from the scene of a crash on Route 248 in Lehigh Township Nov. 29.

Township police said a blue Chrysler Sebring, driven by Joan Frable, 77, of Lehigh Township, was on Municipal Road at a stop sign facing north, at the intersection of Route 248 (Lehigh Drive) 10:02 a.m.

According to a witness, upon pulling into the intersection, the Sebring was struck by an orange tri-axle dump truck. The truck was fully loaded at the time. The truck was owned by NS Paving of Lehighton and operated by Corey Mann, 49, of East Stroudsburg.