Northampton Press

Monday, June 24, 2019

Bath-Allen Youth Club addresses Bath Borough Council

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by BILL LEINER JR. in Local News

Bath-Allen Youth Club President Eric Miller requested time to speak to Bath Borough Council and Mayor Fiorella Reginelli-Mirabito at the April 1 council meeting.

Miller explained Bath Borough and Allen Township have joined forces to develop the youth club.

“Kids need activities and opportunities to get out and enjoy sports and get them away from their phones,” he said.

Miller said the organization currently offers baseball, softball and basketball programs for boys and girls.

“We are open to more teams if we continue to have more kids sign up,” he said.

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in Local News

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THURSDAY 18

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

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 22

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

TUESDAY 23

Lehigh Township Board of Supervisors meets 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 1069 Municipal Road, Walnutport.

Kids Closet Sale has something for everyone

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 by AMY MILLER in Local News

Do you children need a new wardrobe?

How about a new toy?

Are you a new mommy looking to find quality items to keep baby happy and safe but don’t want to break the bank?

The 10th annual Kids Closet Sale may be able to help with all of that.

The sale at Penn’s Peak, hosted by the Times News and Lehigh Valley Press, will open to the public at 9 a.m. Wednesday and has something for just about everyone.

2 charged with setting barn fires

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by TERRY AHNER in Local News

Witnesses, evidence lead township, state police to Northampton pair

A Northampton woman and a former junior firefighter have been charged with setting multiple barn fires in the area.

Pennsylvania State Police Troop M, Bethlehem, said Samantha Keeney, 24, of Northampton, was charged April 4 in connection with the barn fires at 3646 Cedar Drive and 786 Fir Drive in Lehigh Township and 4413 Cherryville Road, Allen Township.

Keeney has been charged with causing or risking catastrophe; arson and related offenses; agricultural vandalism; criminal mischief; criminal trespass; and recklessly endangering another person.

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in Local News

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THURSDAY 11

Lehigh Township Zoning Hearing Board meets 6 p.m. in the municipal building, 1069 Municipal Road.

MONDAY 15

Allen Township Planning Commission meets 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 4714 Indian Trail Road.

Bath Planning Commission meets 7 p.m. in the council chambers at the municipal building, 121 S. Walnut St.

Lehigh Township Recreation Board meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 1069 Municipal Road, Walnutport.

TUESDAY 16

Cement Worker of the Month

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Phillip Retter

Mr. Phillip Retter was reared in Easton, graduating from Easton High School in 1988. At age 13, he started to work at his uncle’s garage, Fluerer’s Auto Body, in Nazareth.

He recalled, “I worked there after school and each summer. My father, Glenn, helped out and was on the pit crew of Al Loquasto, an Indy race car driver who drove the Frosty Root Beer car in the famous Indy 500.”