Northampton Press

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
PRESS PHOTO BY PAUL WILLISTEINScott Miller presents a framed photograph of Gwen L. Whildin to NASD Superintendent of Schools Joseph S. Kovalchik. The NASD Board of Education voted unanimously at the June 24 meeting to name the district pool in honor of Whildin, a Northampton Area High School swimming coach for 25 years and NAHS physical education teacher for 32 years.

‘She was influential’


Konkrete Kids and residents in Northampton Area School District will remember a legendary coach every time they swim at the Gwen L. Whildin Natatorium at Northampton Area Middle School.

The NASD Board of Education voted unanimously 9-0 at...

PRESS FILE PHOTOThe Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714 building, 1204 Main St., Northampton, is being sold to Abra Development, Whitehall, even after being denied a variance request, according to the post’s senior vice commander.

VFW members confront council

By AL RECKER in Local News

Northampton Borough Council was confronted at the June 20 meeting by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714 members for sending its solicitor to the June 13 meeting of the borough’s zoning hearing board to oppose variance requests that would allow...

Camp counselor Taylor Deutsch and camper Cooper Grabselver get together for a photo while taking a break from an exciting day at East Allen Township’s camp at Bicentennial Park June 17.

Time for fun!

By PAUL CMIL in Local News

Rachel Frackenthall greeted a host of day campers at East Allen Township’s Bicentennial Park June 17.

“We had a couple of sign-ups today, so we are up to 130 kids at camp,” she said.

It’s a great bargain for parents. The kids are...