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Recycling program running

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 by ROBERT PANDOLFO Special to The Press in Local News

Moore Township's waste recycling program is up and running at 2491 Community Drive.

Residents can drop off leaves (either loose or in brown paper bio-degradable bags only), brush, such as Christmas trees or natural and untreated wood, yard waste, such as hedge trimmings and garden or flower plant residue. Sod, grass, dirt, or plastic is not accepted.

Township residents can also pick up free mulch and compost for their flower beds and gardens. Proof of residency is required....

Condos to be built at 21st and Main

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

Northampton Borough Council was informed at a recent meeting the vacant tract of land located off 21st and Main streets will be used to build 40 condominiums called Cross Country Apartments.

Borough council previously granted approval for the project.

Attorney James Preston, counsel for Posh Properties, Bethlehem Township, told council a condo association will be created.

Condo owners can sell but not rent their units. This eased concerns of some borough officials.


Paws Prints raises $5K

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

Paw Prints on the Canal organizers told Northampton Borough Council June 2 its program this year was a success.

Council was told the event raised a record $5,015 for the borough's K-9 program.

During the event, groups also held a rescue parade that was very successful, resulting in seven puppies getting adopted.

Organizers Candi Lynn and Julie and Tom Glick said the event, now in its fifth year, grows each year.

The Northampton Fire Department was credited with...

NASB sees red on track

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

From the color of the new track in the revamped Al Erdosy Memorial Stadium, to a construction update, to hiring replacement teachers, to school lunch costs, to coping with The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the Northampton Area School District Board had a full plate Monday night.

By a show of hands, the board opposed the $55,000 cost of an orange track inside the stadium.

Instead, the track will be red. The board also rejected making the track gray for an...

Exercising their historical interest

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 by JOSEPH JOBES Special to The Press in Local News

Editor's note: An incorrect version of this story ran in a previous edition. This is a corrected version.

Area residents gathered in mid-May for a historical walk along a local section of the Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage trail. The walk was hosted by the Lehigh Township Rails to Trails (LTRT) organization. The LTRT is a non-profit group dedicated to supplementing and supporting organizations that provide recreation for all age groups in and around the Lehigh Township area....


Wednesday, June 26, 2013 by ED PANY, Curator, Atlas Cement CompanyMemorial Museum in Columns

In this second column, I am remembering the history of the Keystone Cement Company in Bath. My research takes me back to 2001 when I interviewed Mrs. Betty Rohn whose father, Clarence Lerch, was a well-known area resident who was superintendent of the company.

Betty recalled representatives of a prospective new company wanting to purchase local farm land to construct a new cement plant. The local area holds the Jacksonburg vein of cement rock. This raw material is the resource which...

Catasauqua column

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

Catasauqua Thrift Shop, 113 Bridge St., will have a half-price sale July 1-12 on women's slacks, capris and shorts.

Store hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday.

Donations of goods and used clothing are gladly accepted during store hours. Proceeds from the shop are returned to the Catasauqua community through contributions to youth and adult programs and services.

Stop on in for some great...

Bath Column

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

Little Moore Preschool Shining Stars is holding open enrollment and sign up bonuses for the 3- and 4-year old preschool programs.

Morning, afternoon and full-day classes are available. Christ United Church of Christ, Little Moore. is located just off Route 946 at Mink Road, Danielsville.

For more information, call 610-837-3841.


Bath American Legion, 278 Race St., Bath, has open bowling 1-3 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m.-noon Friday mornings. Saturday night...