Northampton Press

Monday, October 21, 2019

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 by The Press in Local News

SEPTEMBER

TUESDAY 3

Bath Borough Council meets 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers at the municipal building, 121 S. Walnut St.

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.

WEDNESDAY 4

East Allen Township Parks and Recreation Board meets 4 p.m. in the township municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.

THURSDAY 5

Student increase requires teacher hire

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

NASD approves contract for enrollment projection study, redistricting analysis

On the first day of the 2019-20 school year in Northampton Area School District, an increase in fifth-grade enrollment at Col. John Siegfried Elementary School, Northampton, necessitated hiring an additional elementary school teacher.

As classes got underway Aug. 26, the NASD Board of Education approved hiring a consultant to see what other enrollment increases may be on the horizon, an issue that could determine the fate of existing buildings, new facilities and the district’s 90-some-acre Seemsville property.

East Allen zoning hearing board rejects development request

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

At the July 16 meeting of East Allen Township Zoning Hearing Board, PDW Properties was unsuccessful in its request for the board to consider redeveloping a property PDW owns along Airport Road. The property has a miniature golf course, a snack bar and a driving range as its tenants.

This stretch of Airport Road is booming with commercial development.

A large warehouse under construction by Vertek is at the intersection with Route 329. The warehouse is expected to cause such an influx of traffic that streets are being widened and intersections reworked.

Spuds and Suds Festival ‘has the feel of a family reunion’

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 by BILL LEINER JR. in Local News

Bath Borough’s fourth annual Spuds and Suds Festival Aug. 24 featured great weather, splendid music, good food and drinks and fun for all ages.

The festival’s purpose is to honor the Bath and surrounding areas’ potato growers and the industry.

Bath Mayor Fiorella Reginelli-Mirabito stood with the fire department at the safety services table. She said she was grateful the weather was cooperative and was delighted with the large turnout.

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by The Press in Local News

AUGUST

THURSDAY 22

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

MONDAY 26

Northampton Area School Board meets 6:30 p.m. in the first-floor board room of the district offices, 2014 Laubach Ave.

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

TUESDAY 27

Allen Township Board of Supervisors meets 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 4714 Indian Trail Road.