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Guindine achieves Eagle Scout rank

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Matthew Guindine, of Troop 93, Northampton, received the rank of Eagle Scout at a court of honor April 8 at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Northampton.

Guindine’s Eagle Scout project was completed at the former Mulligans Golf Course and Driving Range in Whitehall. The area is now called Whitehall Recreation Fields and is operated by the Whitehall-based Tri-Boro Soccer Club.

The Scout created artwork for signs located on Range Road. Reliable Signs Inc., of Nazareth, created the signs. They were installed on the property.

State offers military family tax help

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Individuals filing their 2016 Pennsylvania personal income taxes can help Pennsylvania’s military personnel and their families by donating part or all of their refund to the state’s Military Family Relief Assistance Program.

The program provides grants of up to $3,500 to Pennsylvania members of the armed forces and their families who have a direct and immediate financial need as a result of circumstances beyond their control. The tax form includes instructions on how to donate.

Reenock announces re-election run for mayor’s seat

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Northampton Borough Mayor Thomas D. Reenock has announced his plans to run for re-election in the May primary.

“I am honored to serve and represent the residents of the borough,” he said. “As a lifelong resident, my ambitions are always in and for the borough. I have dedicated a greater part of my life to working with borough council, the administration and our community groups to achieve our goals.”

Allentown man charged in 2016 bank robbery

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin announced March 28 that an Allentown man has been charged in relation to a bank robbery that occurred in Whitehall in May 2016.

According to the news release from the DA’s office, John Cruz, 41, of 209 N. Fourth St., Allentown, has been charged with one count each of robbery/threat of serious bodily Injury, a felony of the first degree, and robbery/making a demand of an employee of a financial institution, a felony of the second degree.

Moore Township Scout earns Eagle rank

Monday, April 3, 2017 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Cameron Chuss, of Moore Township, received his Eagle Scout designation at a Court of Honor at Salem United Church of Christ Church, Moorestown.

Cameron’s parents, Donna and James Chuss, along with friends, family, troop members, Scout leaders and dignitaries attended the Dec. 30, 2016.

Cameron, 16, is a sophomore at Northampton Area High School and a member of Troop 50 of the Minsi Trails Council, Boy Scouts of America. The troop is led by James Chuss, Scoutmaster, and Charlie Bluder, committee chairman.

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Monday, April 3, 2017 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Moore Township Scout earns Eagle rank

Cameron Chuss, of Moore Township, received his Eagle Scout designation at a Court of Honor at Salem United Church of Christ Church, Moorestown.

Cameron’s parents, Donna and James Chuss, along with friends, family, troop members, Scout leaders and dignitaries attended the Dec. 30, 2016.

Cameron, 16, is a sophomore at Northampton Area High School and a member of Troop 50 of the Minsi Trails Council, Boy Scouts of America. The troop is led by James Chuss, Scoutmaster, and Charlie Bluder, committee chairman.

Allentown man charged in 2016 Whitehall bank robbery

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin announced March 28 that an Allentown man has been charged in relation to a bank robbery that occurred in Whitehall in May 2016.

According to the news release from the DA’s office, John Cruz, 41, of 209 N. Fourth St., Allentown, has been charged with one count each of robbery/threat of serious bodily Injury, a felony of the first degree, and robbery/making a demand of an employee of a financial institution, a felony of the second degree.

Former council president seeking mayor’s seat

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Proponent of term limits, Yurish says, “Sometimes you just need a change’

Former borough council President John “Jake” Yurish has announced his candidacy to be Northampton’s next mayor.

Yurish, who considers himself “an effective and dedicated leader with deep-rooted passion to serve everybody who calls Northampton home,” will appear on the ballot in the May primary election.