Keystone Cement Company agreed to meet with East Allen Township’s Board of Supervisors Dec. 18. The meeting’s intent is to clarify the company’s plans for its operations.
The company was recently purchased by Giant Cement Company and applied for a Department of Environmental Protection permit to continue local operations. Both areas were concerns for local residents.
A recent lawsuit filed by employees was reportedly resolved amicably and workers were reportedly satisfied that...
The president and vice president of Northampton Area School District Board of Education were re-elected at the Dec. 2 reorganization meeting.
In separate, unanimous 9-0 votes, David Gogel was re-elected president and Chuck Frantz was elected vice president.
Taking the oath of office were re-elected board members Dr. Michael Baird, John Becker, James Chuss, Robert Mentzell and Gogel. The five re-elected school directors join Chuck Longacre, Ross Makary, Roy Maranki and Frantz,...
Hope Lutheran Church, 4131 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville, is hosting a family movie night Dec. 13 featuring “Home Alone.”
Doors open 6 p.m., and the show begins 6:30 p.m.
Call the church office at 610-767-7203 to register or for more information.
Send your church or organization event information to email@example.com, and I will be happy to announce it in a future column.
To the Editor:
“The future depends on what you do today.”
— Mahatma Gandhi
Over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, the Coplay Scholarship Fund Committee completed a small act to fulfill Gandhi’s quote. We awarded a $500 scholarship to a hardworking Coplay youngster.
The recipient is a nursing student at Cedar Crest College, Allentown. She was a three-year volunteer at Coplay Fire Department as a firefighter.
The recipient currently volunteers at a horse...
Winter concerts are coming up. Mark your calendar to help kick off your holiday!
• Sixth-grade chorus/Naturals, 7 p.m. Dec. 5, at Northampton Area Middle School
• NAMS and NAHS orchestra, 7 p.m. Dec. 6, at Northampton Area High School
• Borough Elementary Schools chorus, 7 p.m. Dec. 10, at Siegfried
• Lehigh Elementary School chorus, 7 p.m. Dec. 10
• George Wolf Elementary School band and orchestra, 7 p.m. Dec. 11
Moore Elementary School...
Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.
Two vehicles were ticketed in the 100 block of Main Street and on Howertown Road.
Officers assisted North Catasauqua police on Limestone Street.
A vehicle was tagged and the plate seized in the 400 block of Front Street.
In the 100 block of Front Street, criminal mischief was reported to the department.
A suspicious vehicle on 11th Street was reported. The vehicle was stopped and...
Sally Madden, librarian at Northampton Area High School, was honored by Northampton Exchange Club as the club’s Outstanding NAHS Faculty Member for October.
She was accorded a certificate and a pen by the Exchange Club. The ceremony was held Nov. 6 at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave.
Madden was recognized for her interactions with students and faculty. The nomination for the citation came from her peers.
“As librarian, I am very fortunate to meet...
The Northampton Area Historical Society will open the Siegfried Railroad Station for holiday shopping 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 7.
The society will be offering its fundraising items at discounted prices. T-shirts will be half off the original price. Miniatures, collectible plates from the centennial of Northampton and collectible Christmas balls will all be discounted. Other items will also be on sale.
For more information, call 610-262-8198.
Northampton Area Food...