Dale N. Hassler and Larry Oberly convincingly secured two seats on the Allen Township board of supervisors Tuesday.
Both Hassler and Oberly won by large margins in a field of six candidates on the Democratic ballot that included incumbent supervisors Michelle G. Drzewiecki and William F.Holmes.
Last week's article, "Erdo faces challenge in re-election bid; new faces in NASD board race," it was incorrectly stated that candidate Roy Maranki is from Northampton and that he did not provide candidacy information. Maranki is from Allen Township. He was not contacted for the article. The Press regrets the error.
It was a chilling two days at Northampton Area High School as a mock vehicle accident resulted in the deaths of two teenage girls ready to graduate.
The two young male drivers received a long prison sentence due to driving while intoxicated. All the students were seniors with a bright future ahead of them.
The "Every Fifteen Minutes" program drove home the message of what can occur when drinking and driving.
The Atlas Cement Memorial Museum has a new exhibit – 24 medallions of cement union recognition dating back to the 1930s that belonged to Roland Yudth, Nazareth, a pioneer in union organizing activities in the Lehigh Valley. These were donated to the museum by Yudth's son, James Yudth, Local 18, Nazareth, of the Essroc plant.
East Allen Township Board of Supervisors meets at 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.
The campus landscape is changing as excavation and demolition continues for the Northampton Area Middle School and Secondary Campus Renovation Project.
"The progress they are making there is quite impressive," said Northampton Area School District Superintendent Joseph Kovalchik at the May 20 school board meeting.
"The vocational school came down today – maybe about one-quarter of it is down," Kovalchik said.
"Tomorrow, they're anticipating installing the storm water system," said Christopher W. Haller, project engineer, D'Huy Engineering Inc.
Northampton Mayor Thomas Reenock and Northampton Borough Manager Gene Zarayko were inducted May 15 into the Northampton Exchange Club's prestigious Golden Deeds Club.
During a ceremony at the Northampton Memorial Community Center, Reenock and Zarayko received plaques as the club's 59th and 60th inductees.
They also penned their names into The Book of Golden Deeds. The volume holds the names of all previous honorees, beginning in 1930 with Ida Schock Bennet.
Although unofficial vote counts for Northampon Borough council write-in candidates Richard Ackerman, Anthony (Tony) Pristash and Jennifer M. Schwartz were not available last night, Northampton's second ward election board posted Tuesday's returns on the door of the Northampton Memorial Community Center precinct.
Based on a preliminary review, it appeared Pristash secured the Democratic and Republican nod for the four-year-seat.