Northampton Press

Sunday, January 26, 2020

Borough considers multimunicipal group

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by AL RECKER in Local News

Northampton Borough Council is considering joining several other local municipalities in a multimunicipal comprehensive plan.

The vote to join could come as soon as council’s Feb. 6 meeting.

Tracy Oscavich, director of development with the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission, and East Allen Township Manager Brent Green went before council at the Jan. 6 meeting, outlining the objectives of such a collaboration.

The River Central Comprehensive Plan, which began as an inter-...

Whitehall police

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

JAN. 3

The department responded to reports of suspicious activity on Mickley Road and Livingston Street.

A theft from a vehicle occurred in the 1300 block of Mickley Road.

Officers responded to a report of criminal mischief in the 3000 block of South Ruch Street.

Thefts on Maryland Circle and West Highland Street were investigated.

Police provided a protection-from-abuse order in the 1200...

Northampton police

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

JAN. 1

A noise complaint in the 1800 block of Washington Avenue was reported.

In the 1400 block of Newport Avenue and in the 500 block of East 20th Street, police investigated disturbances.

Officers conducted a welfare check on two males in the 1300 and 1600 blocks of Newport Avenue.

Police assisted Colonial Regional Police Department in contacting a female in the 300 block of East 12th Street...

Flood announces candidacy

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Ann Flood has announced her candidacy for the 2020 election for the 138th Legislative District.

With the announcement of state Rep. Marcia Hahn’s retirement, Flood intends to continue her legacy. She is committed to addressing property taxes for all constituents.

Flood is an advocate for economic development and supports small-business growth. She hopes to help create more opportunities for those interested in growing their businesses.

Born and raised in Wind Gap, Flood...

Moore Township: Family movie night is Jan. 24

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Covenant United Methodist Church, 2715 Mountain View Drive, invites the community to a family movie and popcorn night 7-9 p.m. Jan. 24. The feature film will be “Overcomer.”

The snow date is set for Jan. 26.

For more information, call the church at 610-837-7517.

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Moore Township Lioness Club will be hosting a penny party Jan. 26 at Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company Hall, 2718 Mountain View Drive. Doors open 11:30 a.m., and play begins 1 p.m.

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Allen/East Allen townships: Purse bingo event planned for Jan. 26

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by The Press in Columns

The Dakota Galusha Memorial Fund will hold a designer purse bingo Jan. 26 at Allen Township Fire Company, 3530 Howertown Road.

Doors open 12:30 p.m., and games start 1:30 p.m.

Food will be available for purchase. A Chinese auction and bake sale will be held.

Tickets for the purse bingo are available at Potts Doggie Shop, 2428 Cherryville Road, Northampton, or by calling Jerry at 610-217-1729.

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East Allen Township Recreation Department is accepting 2020...

Another view

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by The Press in Opinion

Are you a poor, lonely, sad, single woman having a hard time finding the right man to take care of you? Have you forgotten how to be a woman? Have no fear, the men of the manosphere are here to save you and re-educate you in how to be a “proper” woman.

Don’t miss The 22 Convention: Make Women Great Again, planned for May 1-3 in Orlando, Fla. At this convention, the roster of all-male speakers promises to “help you dramatically improve your life as a woman and total femininity.”

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RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by The Press in Local News

JANUARY

THURSDAY 23

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

MONDAY 27

Northampton Area School District Board of Education 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 28

Allen Township Board of Supervisors meets 7 p.m. in the...

Coplay: Church hosts dinner

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by The Press in Columns

St. John’s Lutheran Church, 18 S. Third St., will hold its first dinner of the new year 4-6:30 p.m. Jan. 25 in the church social hall.

The menu features homemade chicken potpie, applesauce, pickled cabbage and more.

The dinner is open to the public.

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Coplay Saengerbund Heritage Committee is planning an ethic dinner 5-7 p.m. Jan. 25.

The dinner features pork or chicken schnitzel, red cabbage and applesauce. Tickets are available at the club, 205 S. Fifth...