From left, Natalie Mullen, Ryleigh Tillotson and Trent Reeves of Northampton take a break with snacks during a fun activity recently scheduled at the North Catasauqua Park.
The Northampton Farmers Market on the upper reaches of Main Street is growing.
Borough council was told at Thursday's meeting the fledging market is adding a fourth vendor.
Victor Rodite, borough planner, said he is optimistic about the farmers market only open two Tuesdays 3-7 p.m. Despite last Tuesday's oppressive heat, the turnout was considered very good.
Four friends got together a year ago at a Lehigh Township Historical Society meeting where Dave Schneck, third from left, talked about his career in Major League baseball. Dean Cunfer, right, had this picture which did not run with the story. The two on the left are Richard Muthard and Bob Morgan.
The Little Free Library in Bath built by Girl Scout Troop 8219 members Nicole Hanna, Katlin Beenders, Jada Johnson and Katelyn Unangst, recently received its official charter plaque and number. Soon the library will be on the map along with the several thousand in all 50 states and 30 countries.
Bath Borough Manager Tom Petrucci informed members of council July 1 a total of $49,232.16 is currently outstanding in unpaid sanitation bills.
Petrucci reported the delinquent amounts accumulated over a three-year period. In 2009, 27 liens totaled $9,904.11. In 2010, 39 liens amounted to $23,720.84, and in 2011, 58 liens totaled $15,607.21.
The total in unpaid sanitation bills for 2012 was not available because the bills have been submitted to a collection agency.
Community education classes will be back in session this fall in Northampton Area School District.
By a 7-1 vote Monday night, the Northampton Area School Board approved the Community Education Program for the 2013-14 school year and a $3,746 stipend for program coordinator Margaret Schell.
"There's a good foundation here," Schell said of the program, which included approximately seven classes attended by about 50 district residents this past spring.
The Allen Township supervisors addressed the issue of homes in the township not bearing house numbers.
At the board's July 11 meeting, a committee was named to develop recommendations that the supervisors could adopt. Fire Chief Nick Lalik, Township Manager Ilene Eckhart, Michael Chordas, Gary Behler and Dale Hassler were selected to serve on the committee.
The fire company and ambulance seeks a uniform housing numbering system to make it easier for emergency personnel responding to calls.
Visible house numbers reduce the time needed to respond to an emergency.
The Globosits family welcomed a new family member July 11.
The newcomer is Züker, a 4-month-old chocolate Labrador retriever, who is capable of saving the life of one his new people.
A diabetic alert dog, Züker will give warnings when Matthew Globosits' blood sugar is at an unhealthy level.
Dogs have an extremely keen sense of smell, and their noses can pick up a huge variety of scents that we cannot detect, said Erin Gray, Züker's trainer. One of these scents is blood sugar. When the levels are awry, Züker will nudge or paw Matt, 15, to tell him.