Northampton Press

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

East Allen grants extension to St. Luke’s

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

Township engineer says progress is being made on water detention level

At the East Allen Township Board of Supervisors meeting June 28, St. Luke’s representatives asked for and received an extension on an existing permit for the urgent care facility on Route 512. The facility has requested several extensions as it works with landscaping problems associated with its stormwater containment plan.

According to township Engineer James Milot, progress is being made with the plantings to ensure the prescribed level of water detention is being met.

Bipartisan budget bolsters economy, workforce through education, skills training

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

In a news release June 22, Gov. Tom Wolf outlined the major components of the 2018-19 budget that will build upon the critical investments made in education and workforce development and take a major step toward restoring the state’s fiscal health, including the first real transfer to the state’s rainy day fund in years.

Correction

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by The Press in Local News

On June 18, Allen Township Planning Commission reviewed changes to the warehouse development proposed by Jaindl-Watson along Seemsville Road. The changes to the original plan were driven by resident comments made during a series of meetings.

Plan modifications were forwarded to Allen Township Board of Supervisors and are expected to be reviewed at the supervisors’ meeting July 10.

The June 28 article implied there was a public vote on the matter. There was no public vote taken on the plan as revised.

The Press regrets the error.

Tama apartments are moving along

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by AL RECKER in Local News

Tama Manufacturing Company, a once-thriving apparel plant at 18th and Main streets, Northampton — which has fallen into disrepair over the last several decades when the facility moved its operations to the Race Street extension in Hanover Township, Lehigh County — is now undergoing a massive makeover to the three-story structure.

The deterioration to the idled structure had some in the borough calling for its demolition.

Workers are at the 1796 Main St. site making major upgrades to the interior and exterior.

The building will be converted into 13 apartments.

Planners OK revised Jaindl plan

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

New proposal will now go before Allen Twp. supervisors for approval

David Jaindl and his staff came to the Allen Township Planning Commission meeting June 18 with plan revisions for the Seemsville Road warehouse project and walked out with an endorsement from the panel. The number of changes made were significant and instrumental in gaining acceptance.

In his opening remarks, Jaindl made a point to explain that changes to the plan were a result of input received from surrounding property owners and the community at large.

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by The Press in Local News

JUNE

THURSDAY 28

East Allen Township Board of Supervisors meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.

JULY

TUESDAY 3

East Allen Township Municipal Authority meets 7 p.m. in the township municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.

Moore Township Board of Supervisors meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 2491 Community Drive.

THURSDAY 5

East Allen Township Planning Commission meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.