Northampton Press

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 by The Press in Local News

DECEMBER

THURSDAY 19

Lehigh Township Municipal Authority meets 6 p.m. in the municipal building, 1069 Municipal Road.

Moore Township Recreation Commission meets 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 2491 Community Drive.

Northampton Borough Council meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 1401 Laubach Ave.

MONDAY 23

Moore Township Planning Commission meets 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 2491 Community Drive.

Big day for bridge

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 by AL RECKER in Local News

Coplay-Northampton span ceremony set for Dec. 19

Anticipation is reaching a feverish pitch on both sides of the Lehigh River ahead of the 2 p.m. Dec. 19 ceremony for the opening of the new $33.5 million Coplay-Northampton Bridge, six months ahead of schedule.

The ribbon-cutting program is expected to draw a large crowd of residents and elected officials who anxiously await the new bridge being open to vehicle traffic.

Rick Molchany, Lehigh County director of general services, credited the project contractor, Trumbull Construction, of Pittsburgh, with exemplary work, taking six months off the expected mid-2020 opening.

Council expected to vote on town house proposal

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 by AL RECKER in Local News

Northampton Borough Council is expected to vote Dec. 19 on the planning commission’s recommendation that the proposed 40 town house development at 21st and Main streets be approved.

The planning commission, with council members Kenneth Hall and Robert McHale on the board, listened to testimony from Northampton Residential LLC, of Whitehall, seeking approval for the development behind the CVS Pharmacy and Redner’s Quick Shoppe.

Allen Twp. fills vacant supervisors seat

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

Board discusses naming new road in Jaindl warehouse development

Allen Township supervisors appointed Gerald Montanari Sr. to fill a vacant position on the board during the Nov. 26 meeting. He will fill the vacancy until Jan. 1, 2022.

Montanari is a lifelong resident of the township. He and his son have been active in the township and have served the community well in numerous volunteer activities.

Supervisors voted to adopt the township budget for 2020. The details will soon be released to the public.