Individuals filing their 2016 Pennsylvania personal income taxes can help Pennsylvania’s military personnel and their families by donating part or all of their refund to the state’s Military Family Relief Assistance Program.
The program provides grants of up to $3,500 to Pennsylvania members of the armed forces and their families who have a direct and immediate financial need as a result of circumstances beyond their control. The tax form includes instructions on how to donate.
Mr. Jack R. Santo was reared in Nazareth. His family has a long history in the cement industry. Many relatives worked at the Penn Dixie Cement Company. Jack graduated from Nazareth High School in 1973 where he played both baseball and basketball. He continues to follow the motto of Tony Reluas his basketball coach: “Never give up; if you work hard, you will benefit.”
Northampton Borough Mayor Thomas D. Reenock has announced his plans to run for re-election in the May primary.
“I am honored to serve and represent the residents of the borough,” he said. “As a lifelong resident, my ambitions are always in and for the borough. I have dedicated a greater part of my life to working with borough council, the administration and our community groups to achieve our goals.”
The photography contest held at the Lehigh Gap Nature Center for the fourth year was the largest ever. One hundred fifty-two photographs were submitted, and 90 were chosen for exhibit.
Submission categories were Insects and Amphibians, Macro of Nature, Your Backyard within Walking Distance and Youth.
The jurors were Phil Campbell, Paul Laincz, Josh Finsel and Anita Collins.
Jim Figlar, of Northampton, took first place in the Insects and Amphibians category, with his photograph titled “Inchworm.” His photo shows an inchworm on the lower beak of a Golden-Winged Warbler.
Northampton Borough Council meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 1401 Laubach Ave.
East Allen Township Planning Commission meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.
Northampton Area School Board meets 6:30 p.m. in the first-floor board room of the district offices, 2014 Laubach Ave.
Moore Township Farmland Preservation Commission meets, if needed, 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 2491 Community Drive.