Dina Galusha spent an hour Saturday quietly listening, sometimes wiping her tears.
When it was all over, she said she was glad she heard Paramedic Jeffrey Knopf describe his experiences trying to save the life of her son, Dakota, who was run over by a school bus in front of Northampton Area Middle School Jan. 26, 2009.
A Northampton Public Works crew takes advantage of a spell of warm weather Oct. 5 as they apply a fresh coat of macadam to the Canal Park parking lot, across from the Hungarian Hall.
The Northampton Press placed first in the "publications regularly edited by entrant" category in the 2012 National Federation of Press Women communications contest.
"A publisher of mine once told me, 'I'd rather be a strong weekly than a weak daily,'" wrote one of the contest judges. "The Northampton Press is a strong weekly with solid editing, writing, photography and design content going on with a clear sense of purpose. It is a newspaper that seeks to keep pushing on its coverage and for its community. Nice! Keep up the good work."
Carol Bear-Heckman and Darren Heckman prepare to cut the ribbon indicating the grand opening of S. Seem Antiques & Artisans, located in Bath. The new business was welcomed recently by about two dozen individuals at the ceremony.
· Duplicate Bridge, Invitational – 12:30 p.m., Lehigh County Senior Citizens Center, 1633 Elm St., Allentown. For players with 0-199 master points. Information: 610-437-3700.
· Delaware, Lehigh & Susquehanna Model Railroad Club meeting – 7-9 p.m., Coplay Borough Hall, Fourth and Center streets. Open to all model railroaders ages 14 and older. Information: Dick Lobach at 610-965-2598.
· Zumba classes – 7-8 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday night, Faith Lutheran Church, Hokendauqua. Information: Tara at 610-440-2344.
Area residents enjoy a fire department open house in celebration of Fire Prevention Week.
Perhaps it was due to the recent publicity concerning the Mary Immaculate Center property being offered for sale by the Philadelphia Archdiocese. Or maybe it was just the spectacular weather.
Either way, 21 participants came out for a hike through the 460 acres, located between Cherryville and Indian Trail roads, Sept. 15.
A "horse" race is among the activities at Queenship of Mary's family day.
Runners take off for the start of the Northampton Recreation Center 5K race Oct. 6. The annual race, a fundraiser for the recreation center, offered a trophy and cash award to the first-place winners.