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Big bucks

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in Local News

PPL recently donated $1,000 to the Northampton Area Public Library for its summer children's reading program "Dig Into Reading." Accepting the check are, from left, Destiny Stumpf, daughter of Melinda Stumpf, community relations director at PPL; Cheryl DiGiacomo, children's librarian; Melissa Hawk, library director; and Melinda Stumpf. For more information about summer programs, call 610-262-7537.

Borough receives FEMA funds for pump station

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

Better late than never is what Northampton Borough officials are saying.

The borough recently received $21,291 from Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Councilman Robert Coleman, member of the administration and finance committee, reported at a recent council meeting the FEMA check will be used to reimburse the borough for damages sustained by the Stewart Street pump station during Hurricane Irene.


Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in Local News


· Northampton Area High School Theater Company musical "Seussical" – 7 p.m., at the high school, 1619 Laubach Ave. Information: 610-262-7812.

· Whitehall High School theater presentation of "Oliver!" – 7:30 p.m., at the high school, 3800 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-437-5081.

· Delaware, Lehigh & Susquehanna Model Railroad Club meeting – 7-9 p.m. Coplay Borough Hall, Fourth and Center streets. Information: Dick Lobach at 610-965-2598.

Recycling: Special sites and events set

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Local News

As springtime brings warmer weather, area residents may turn their attention to cleaning out garages, sheds and other storage areas on their properties.

When discarding stored items, residents must now observe new prohibitions on curbside disposal of hazardous waste and old electronics items.

Items such as cleaners, batteries, electronics and chemicals may not be tossed in with the regular trash. They must be discarded at designated sites.

Hazardous waste

Northampton County will host a hazardous waste drop-off event 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. June 1.