Northampton Press

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by The Press in Local News

JUNE

THURSDAY 7

Northampton Borough Council meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 1401 Laubach Ave.

East Allen Township Planning Commission meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.

MONDAY 11

Northampton Area School Board meets 6:30 p.m. in the first-floor board room of the district offices, 2014 Laubach Ave.

Moore Township Farmland Preservation Commission meets, if needed, 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 2491 Community Drive.

TUESDAY 12

Dent joining CNN

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Former U.S. congressman to be political commentator

Former U.S. Congressman Charlie Dent has joined CNN as a political commentator. His first appearance as a CNN political commentator was on Erin Burnett OutFront May 21.

Dent emailed The Press May 22 stating he is not a CNN employee, but his arrangement with CNN is exclusive. He also stated he will continue to reside in Allentown.

Here’s where to get your Northampton Press

Friday, June 1, 2018 by The Press in Local News

•Bath Drug- 310 S. Walnut St., Bath

•Town & Country Restaurant- 350 S. Walnut St., Bath

•Sunoco Aplus #7308- 109 W. Main St., Bath

•Newhard Pharmacy- 1001 Main St., Northampton

•Millers Hardware- 311 Nor-Bath Blvd., Northampton

•Square One #109- 468 Nor-Bath Blvd., Northampton

•Atlas Hotel- 366 E. 10th St., Northampton

•Hampton Lanes- 326 Main St., Northampton

•Exxon On The Run- 2428 Main St., Northampton

•Redner’s Quick #32- 33 W. 21st St., Northampton

•Turkey Hill #107- 1060 Main St., Northampton

Lehigh supervisors, residents discuss Northwoods extension

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

During the April 24 meeting of Lehigh Township Board of Supervisors, Northwoods developers requested a plan extension until July 31. The vote waited until public comments from people in the audience living in the area of Butternut Drive were heard.

Ruth Heffelfinger said they were getting letters from Lehigh Valley Planning Commission that did not address concerns about runoff.

The plan is 14 years old.

Bath market is open for business

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

Bath Farmers Market opened May 18 with a couple of new stands and return of perennial favorites.

Mark Haggerty, with his collection of kettle corn and specialty nuts, has been with the farmers market since it started.

“I’ve been successful at this spot, and we get a pretty good turnout,” he said.

His main store is the Popcorn Pit in Allentown.

Covered Bridge Farm is another longtime supporter of the market.

“We are still early in the season, but we expect cucumbers in a couple of weeks,” Kelly Hower said.

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by The Press in Local News

JUNE

MONDAY 4

Bath Borough Council meets 7 p.m. in the council chambers at the municipal building, 215 E. Main St.

TUESDAY 5

East Allen Township Municipal Authority meets 7 p.m. in the township municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.

Moore Township Board of Supervisors meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 2491 Community Drive.

WEDNESDAY 6

East Allen Township Parks and Recreation Board meets 4 p.m. in the township municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.

THURSDAY 7

Allen Township shows plan for Kopper Penny intersection

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

Ilene Eckhart, Allen Township manager, put on an elaborate display May 24 to detail the extent of the changes projected for the intersection near the Kopper Penny where Route 329 intersects with Howertown Road and Weaversville Road and stretches to Savage Road.

There are seven stages to the project. With all the planning and coordination issues, completion is scheduled for November.

“It is an ambitious schedule, but we are confident that we can make this happen,” Eckhart said.

Stage 1 includes preparation for stormwater and infrastructure improvements.

Tour, service are planned at Horner’s Cemetery May 27

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Horner’s Cemetery Historical Society has announced the 10th-year anniversary of the restoration and maintenance project at Horner’s Cemetery by offering free tours from May 26 until the end of October.

Also, noon May 27, the Sons of Veterans, Union soldiers will hold a short memorial service in the cemetery to honor the 21 veterans from four wars, with 19 soldiers from the American Revolution. One Civil War veteran lost his life due to this country’s conflict and his service to preserve the Union.

There will be a tour of the cemetery offered for those who are interested.