Northampton Press

Saturday, June 24, 2017

East Allen approves St. Luke’s extension request

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

One particular item on the agenda of the East Allen Township Board of Supervisors meeting June 14 was a matter of some concern. The St. Luke’s Patient Center, on Route 512, requested another extension to complete its project. Township Manager Deborah Seiple introduced the item, stating St. Luke’s has requested several extensions for nearly two years. The facility is operational and accepting patients.

Nate Johnson, a project coordinator from St. Luke’s, addressed the situation.


Nor-Bath, D&L trails connected

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by AL RECKER in Local News

The missing link between the Nor-Bath Trail and the Delaware & Lehigh Trail, at Canal Park, is no longer missing. The one-mile section in Northampton has been completed, and a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held June 16 to formally open the trail to walkers, bicyclists and joggers.

The new section runs from the Atlas Sports Complex along Clear Springs Road to 10th Street and then onto Canal Park. Along the route, the extension leads to the borough hall, Atlas Cement Company Memorial...

Fuller land project is scaled back

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by AL RECKER in Local News

An earlier projection by Fuller Family Trust to erect 67 homes on the Willow Brook Golf Course has been pared to 11 single-family dwellings on large 7,500-square-foot lots, and the new plan went before Northampton Borough Planning Commission June 14.

This scaled-back plan, which would have access off Howertown Road, is part of a more ambitious project that calls for 164 homes to be built in adjoining North Catasauqua — proposed mainly as an active adult, 55-and-older community.


Northampton police

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.


An unwanted male in the 2200 block of Siegfried Avenue was reported to police.

At Turkey Hill Minit Market, 1060 Main St., a cellphone, left on the counter by a customer, was taken.


A fire alarm sounded in the 2700 block of Cherryville Road. Officers assisted the fire department with a residential fire.


A domestic dispute between a male and female in the 1300...

north Catasauqua police

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.


Officers assisted Coplay police with a report of a domestic dispute in the 300 block of Schreiber Avenue.

In the 1000 block of Fourth Street, a domestic dispute brought out police.

Criminal mischief in the 1300 block of Third Street was reported to police.

Police responded to a disturbance in the 1000 block of Howertown Road.

Officers assisted a citizen who fell in the 1400...

Bath: Bath Lions Club officers installed

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Bath Lions Club officers, who will serve in the 2017-18 Lions year, were installed recently by Past District Governor Linwood Gehris, of Alburtis. They are as follows: Jack Metcalf, president; Kyle Grube, first vice president; Rev. Jay R. Wetzel, second vice president; Jim Spengler, third vice president; Daniel G. Spengler, secretary; William B. Falstich, treasurer and LCIF coordinator; James Spengler, tail twister; and Charles Billings, lion tamer.

Congrats, gentlemen!


Northampton: Atlas museum is open June 24

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by The Press in Columns

The Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum will be open 1-3 p.m. June 24. It is located next to borough hall, 1401 Laubach Ave.

The museum will be open the second and fourth Sunday through September.


Holy Trinity Nursery School, 1235 Main St., has a limited number of spaces available for the 2017-18 school year.

The 2-year-old playgroup class meets 9:30-11 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Class size is limited to 12 children. Children do not need to be toilet...

Golf tournament

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Hankee Fund

The Krysta Hankee Memorial Fund will be holding its 10th annual Krysta Hankee Memorial Golf Tournament Sept. 9 at Whitetail Golf Club, Bath. Shotgun starts are 7:40 a.m. and 1:15 p.m.

The per-player fee includes greens fees, cart, lunch and prizes.

Lunch will be provided by Carmel.

Tee time will be secured when payment is received. Whitetail tournament and seasonal sponsorships are available.

For cost, registration and other information, email...