Representatives from numerous municipalities met March 3 in North Catasauqua to continue an ongoing effort to address truck traffic in the region.
The concerned townships and boroughs were joined by state Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-133rd; representatives from the office of state Sen. Lisa Boscola, D-18th; and Becky Bradley, executive director of Lehigh Valley Planning Commission, making this the most heavily attended meeting yet.
Representatives from a growing list of municipalities met once again to discuss truck traffic in the region, particularly from the FedEx Ground hub on Willowbrook Road.
This fourth gathering was held Feb. 3 in East Allen Township.
Northampton Borough Manager LeRoy Brobst, Northampton Police Chief Bryan Kadingo, Catasauqua Mayor Barbara Schlegel and North Catasauqua Mayor William Molchany Jr. were among those in attendance, along with representatives from East Allen and Allen townships and Hanover (Lehigh County).
A public memorial service was held Aug. 22 for the late Kim Moyer, the North Catasauqua police chief who died suddenly and unexpectedly July 13 at the age of 68. Moyer was a resident of Northampton Borough.
A large crowd of family, friends and police officers from neighboring municipalities gathered at Catasauqua High School to honor the life and memory of Moyer. The departments of North Catasauqua, Catasauqua, Northampton and Coplay were also joined by the Bethlehem Mounted Police, as well as honor guards from Allentown and Bethlehem departments.
The borough of North Catasauqua has arranged a public memorial service to honor the life and work of the late Chief of Police Kim Moyer, who died suddenly July 13 at the age of 68.
Moyer served with the North Catasauqua Police Department for 45 years, acting as police chief for 40 years. According to the Lehigh County Coroner’s Office, Moyer died of natural causes.