Northampton Press

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Layne Fenstermaker, of Walnutport, gets his face painted like Spider-Man during Lehigh Township Police Department’s National Night Out, held Aug. 7 at Berlinsville Park.

National Night Out

By HANNA O’REILLY in Local News

For 35 years, communities across the United States have been partnering up with their neighborhood law enforcement for a once-a-year community-building event. Known as National Night Out, this gathering works toward building strong relationships...

PRESS PHOTO BY PAUL WILLISTEINNorthampton Area School District Chief of School Police Wil Williams, Superintendent Joseph S. Kovalchik and Assistant to the Superintendent Robert J. Steckel discuss security updates at the Aug. 13 school board meeting. Steckel was appointed coordinator for school safety and security at the meeting.

Keeping our students safe


Northampton Area School District, as with most public school districts in the Lehigh Valley and across the United States, has not been immune to threats of school violence.

In March, Northampton Area School District Superintendent Joseph S...