The Big Wahu Caribbean Band will play 7-10 p.m. Aug. 16 at the amphitheater at Catasauqua Park and Playground, 501 American St.
As always, bring those lawn chairs, blankets and snacks.
Revolution Church will be holding a back-to-school bash 1-3:30 p.m. Aug. 25 on the grounds of the George Taylor House, Lehigh and Poplar streets.
Kids will be treated to games, hot dogs, chips, snow cones and school supplies. There will also be a bouncy house, dunk tank and...
To the Editor:
Well, it seems our little country townships have become a magnet for warehouses. Everybody and their brother are looking to build along our two-lane major highways and our cow paths with absolutely no regard to the residents who live here. So now, we are looking at major traffic problems, noise (beep-beep-beep), bright lights, maintenance of our roads and bridges ($$), only to name a few.
But did anyone think about the problems we will incur with the many...
• Beading club meeting, 1:30 p.m., in the reference area of Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339
• Television show: “Doctor Who” (episodes 4-6 of season 1), 4:30 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351
• Game night, 5-7 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351
• Pinochle, 7 p.m., in the Trexler Room of Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm...
Northampton Borough and Allen Township are expected to reach an agreement on the intermunicipal sewer contract at the Aug. 15 meeting of Northampton Borough Council.
Borough Manager LeRoy Brobst noted the legal wording for the new contract is being finalized by the solicitors for both entities — Atty. Steven Goudsouzian for the borough and Atty. Lincoln Treadwell for the township.
Both municipalities met more than two weeks ago, during which time most of the issues were...
New appointments have been made for the 2019-20 school year in Northampton Area School District. These include, approved by a 9-0 unanimous vote by school directors, at the recommendation of the administration, at the May 6 NASD Board of Education meeting:
• Emily Boyle, biology teacher, Northampton Area High School, effective Aug. 19, at an annual salary of $53,555, with benefits
• Amy Wright, school counselor, NAHS, effective Aug. 19, at an annual salary of $56,812, with...
In this fourth column, this writer and Mr. Larry Oberly, camera in hand, are joined by railroad historian Mike Bednar at the Coplay Lehigh Valley Railroad station to continue our visit to Coplay Cement Manufacturing Company’s building projects.
Our first stop is at the Wilson & Baillie Manufacturing Company in Brooklyn, N.Y. They specialize in manufacturing concrete pipes.
We are also thrilled to see the Woolworth building, an early skyscraper.
Next, it’s over to...
“Enough. We don’t have to live like this. Politicians who refuse to take action to reduce gun violence are complicit in this carnage. If we’re going to truly confront this uniquely American problem, we have to speak uncomfortable truths. Over and over again, domestic terrorists use high powered, military-style assault weapons to kill our children and our families. There are a whole range of steps that must be taken. Congress’s first priority must be passing universal background checks,...
Northampton Borough has agreed to take some responsibility for pedestrian traffic and winter snow and ice removal when a new Cementon-Northampton Bridge is erected and open to the public.
Borough Manager LeRoy Brobst has confirmed the borough’s public works department will remove snow and ice from the sidewalk, which will be 10 feet in width. He said the borough has a special piece of equipment with an attached snow plow to perform the task.
Whitehall Township is entering a...
East Allen Township Recreation Department is running a bus trip Dec. 7 to American Music Theatre, Lancaster.
The bus will depart 8 a.m. from Catasauqua High School.
Show time is 10:30 a.m. Lunch at Shady Maple will follow.
The cost includes transportation, show tickets and lunch.
A registration form can be found at eatwp.org/forms/christmas_radio_city_reservation_form.pdf.
For more information, contact Chuck Frantz, department director, at 610-262-7961, ext...