Northampton Press

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Business owner requests assistance

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

Silver Crest work caused stormwater issues, he says

Blaine Phillips, who owns the pet supply outlet on the corner of Silver Crest Road and Route 512, asked township officials for some assistance during the East Allen Township Board of Supervisors meeting March 14.

The three issues that were at the top of the list included stormwater, sewer extension and easements.

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 by The Press in Local News

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THURSDAY 5

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

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

MONDAY 9

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 10

Historical society plans events to fund renovations

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 by ANTHONY SAYEGH in Local News

The Governor Wolf Historical Society property is undergoing some renovations as its members continue to invite local residents onto its campus by hosting house tours, antique shows, tavern nights and more.

The society, honoring George Wolf, former governor and pioneer of the Pennsylvania public school system, owns property situated off Jacksonville Road and Route 512 in East Allen Township.

Board gets update on Rte. 329 project

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

Improvements to intersection, replacement of bridge could begin in June

Chairman Larry Oberly opened the March 27 Allen Township Board of Supervisors meeting by reiterating the township’s policy to have public participation before and after the meeting.

“We do need to get the township’s business done,” he said. “We want to minimize interruptions during the meeting.”

Historical society hosts event

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 by AL RECKER in Local News

Borough history featured in photo exhibit

The large crowd that packed Northampton Borough Municipal Building council chambers March 10 was treated to a journey down memory lane, as Northampton Area Historical Society (NAHS) held a photo perspective on the town’s early business community.

Larry Oberly, presenter and NAHS vice president, showed the pictures on a large screen and had the audience provide its own commentary to each of the 60 photographs displayed for the first time.

“To me, history has always been a chronicle of change,” Oberly, a retired educator, said in his opening remarks.

Board to weigh Lehigh school financing

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

High school principal is named district’s new assistant superintendent

Two options are under consideration to finance the $34.2 million Lehigh Elementary School project.

A vote on the options is expected to be on the agenda of the next Northampton Area School District Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m. April 9.

Also expected to be on the April 9 meeting agenda is an update on the 2018-19 district budget by NASD Superintendent of Schools Joseph S. Kovalchik and NASD Business Administrator Terry Leh.

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 by The Press in Local News

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MONDAY 2

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

TUESDAY 3

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 4

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

THURSDAY 5