Northampton Press

Monday, October 23, 2017

East Allen residents voice concerns over development

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

Road travel, home value decrease cited as worries; third hearing to be held Oct. 18

At a second hearing at the Northampton Area High School’s auditorium Sept. 21, East Allen Township Board of Supervisors and residents kept up a barrage of questions concerning a warehouse development proposed by Rockefeller Group. The site is located on property owned by the airport along Weaversville Road behind the under-construction Fed- Ex Ground warehouse.

NASD outlines learning opportunities

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Presentation details ways students can customize education pathways

It was a window into the windows of learning in Northampton Area School District.

“We no longer teach kids content. They’re using content,” said Lydia Hanner, NASD director of curriculum and instruction.

Hanner, along with Michelle Schoeneberger, NASD kindergarten through 12th-grade math and science supervisor, and Nicolette Teles, NASD kindergarten through 12th-grade reading and writing supervisor, led a 40-minute PowerPoint and video presentation, “Learning Opportunities to Meet the Needs of Today’s Students,” about new directions in education in the district.


Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by The Press in Local News



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



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


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.


Borough names new police chief

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by AL RECKER in Local News

Veteran officer Bryan Kadingo takes oath of office during council meeting

Northampton Borough Council selected veteran borough police Sgt. Bryan Kadingo to head the police department during its meeting Sept. 21. He takes over the reins from Ron Morey, who retired Aug. 1 after more than three decades of borough service.

Kadingo, 51, had been named acting police chief since Morey’s retirement.

Kadingo was tapped as police chief by a unanimous seven votes. Councilman Robert McHale was not present.

‘Humbled’ by new role

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by AL RECKER in Local News

Community policing, safety among Kadingo’s priorities

Bryan Kadingo, newly appointed police chief for the Borough of Northampton, views the safety of every resident, the community and the department as his priority.

The 51-year-old Kadingo, who has logged 27 years with the borough police department, does not expect to step into his new chief role and make sweeping changes, but rather intends to ensure public safety and continue to earn the trust placed in him to run an efficient and respected department.

Seniors attend expo

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

A senior expo was held at Bethany Wesleyan Church, Cherryville, Sept. 15. State Rep. Zach Mako, R-183rd, sponsored the expo to show what local companies and agencies have available to help them. Eighty vendors participated.

Mako said he was glad to see people come out. He stood at the door and shook hands with all attendees, asking if they had any special concerns he might be able to help them with.

The most frequently mentioned concern was the property tax situation.

Spotted Lanternfly quarantine areas increase across Valley

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has added 21 municipalities in Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks and Montgomery counties to the areas quarantined due to the presence of the invasive insect Spotted Lanternfly. The quarantine was already in effect for parts of those five counties as well as Chester County.

The quarantine now covers the following Lehigh Valley municipalities: