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Friday, October 26, 2012 by The Press in Social News



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Property taxes to go up in borough

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

Northampton residents, who own homes, along with commercial and industrial property owners, are likely to pay more taxes in 2013.

The borough, which was unable to keep the lid on the property tax rate, officials announced last week.

"Real estate taxes will be increased next year," said borough Manager Gene Zarayko, who burned the midnight oil while putting together the proposed budget.

Most likely, council will review the tentative spending plan at the second of its two...

Northampton column

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

The Northampton Area Public Library is currently seeking candidates to fill a vacancy that now exists on the library board plus another upcoming vacancy.

Candidates should have a strong sense of advocacy for public library services.

These positions are three-year terms and involve meetings the second Wednesday of the month starting at 7 p.m. Meetings generally run two hours.

Board members' duties also include reviewing documents, leading a subcommittee meeting,...

Northampton lunch menus

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by The Press in School

Editor's note: Lunch menus for Northampton Area School District are available online. Starting next week, menus will no longer appear in The Press.

To find the menus, go to Choose options from the dropdown menus for the month, year and school which you want to see.

Thursday, Oct. 18: Elem.–Penne pasta with Italian meat sauce or chicken nuggets with breadstick or half Sun...

Bath to keep Colonial Regional Police

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by NELSON QUIÑONES Special to The Press in Local News

Bath Borough officials renewed police contract services with the Colonial Regional Police Department at a cost of $372,000 during council's meeting last month.

The decision came after a lengthy discussion at the August meeting with Colonial Regional Police Department Chief Roy Seiple.

Bath officials wanted to compare Colonial Regional to the Moore Township Police Department, which submitted a bid of $352,000 to protect the borough. The $20,000 difference prompted borough...

Plant species seen during recent watershed hike

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by BUD COLE Special to The Press in Local News

Perhaps it was due to the recent publicity concerning the Mary Immaculate Center property being offered for sale by the Philadelphia Archdiocese. Or maybe it was just the spectacular weather.

Either way, 21 participants came out for a hike through the 460 acres, located between Cherryville and Indian Trail roads, Sept. 15.

The hike was hosted by the Bertsch-Hokendauqua-Catasauqua Watershed Association (BHCWA) as part of the annual Know Your Watershed Day, a day of watershed...


Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by The Press in Local News


· 64th Annual Jack Frost Parade – 7 p.m., through Northampton. Sponsored by Northampton Exchange Club. Rain date Oct. 25. Information: Linda at 610-625-8886.

· Delaware, Lehigh & Susquehanna Model Railroad Club meeting – 7-9 p.m., Coplay Borough Hall, Fourth and Center streets. Open to all model railroaders ages 14 and older. Information: Dick Lobach at 610-965-2598.

· Zumba classes – 7-8 p.m., Faith Lutheran Church, Hokendauqua. Information: Tara at 610-...

Whitehall police

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

The Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.


· Officers responded to a theft from a vehicle in the 4100 block of North Church Street.

· A report of a suspicious person brought police to the 600 block of Jordan Circle.

· Police responded to a motor vehicle crash on Ring Road.

· Officers responded to a report of suspicious activity in the 4500 block of Third Street.

· A theft from a vehicle brought police to the 4200...