Northampton Press

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018 by The Press in Columns

MAY 29

• Bingo, 7 p.m. (doors open 5 p.m.), at Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive, Moore Township

MAY 30

• Beading club, 1:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

MAY 31

• Storytime and crafts with Miss Veronica, 11 a.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

• Seminar: “Information You & Your Family Need to Know Before...

Council passes rental ordinance

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by AL RECKER in Local News

Northampton Borough Council passed the heavily contested rental property ordinance by a razor-thin margin during an emotionally charged meeting May 17.

The legislation, approved by a 4-3 vote, goes into effect Jan. 1, 2019, and covers the 1,365 known apartment units in the borough.

Following the meeting, Mayor Thomas Reenock told The Press, “I will not sign the ordinance. I have 10 days to sign it. I will give my reasons in writing.

“Council will then have to vote again...

Memorial Day services

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT in Local News

Area veterans groups and other organizations will honor military personnel who have made the ultimate sacrifice with ceremonies and services this weekend.


MAY 27

• Sons of Veterans of the Grand Army of the Republic, Captain Theodore H. Howell Camp No. 48, will begin its holiday services 8:15 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery, Cherryville Road. From there, the contingent will travel to St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Seemsville, for a 9 a.m. service in the church...

Bath: Emmanuel’s to hold VBS

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Emmanuel’s Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, will be having Vacation Bible School 6-8 p.m. June 18-22.

Bible quests, imagination station, sports and games, snacks, KidVid Cinema and Sing & Play Rock are of few of the activities planned.

Volunteers are needed. Please sign up and join the “Shipwrecked” crew. Registration forms can be found in the church’s gathering area.


Reminder: Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive...

District news: Come on out to George Wolf’s strings recital tonight

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in School

At 7 p.m. May 24, come to George Wolf Elementary for the school’s strings recital.


Northampton Area School District will be closed May 28 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.


Join your community for the upcoming Empty Bowls event to benefit Northampton Area Food Bank. It will be held 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 31 in the courtyard of Northampton Area Middle School, 1617 Laubach Ave. You are invited to come and share a meal with your community. The event is to...

Those honored with Donley Award help local children

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by KATHY LAUER-WILLIAMS in Local News

A dentist who has volunteered her time to provide free dental screenings to more than 600 Lehigh Valley women and children in need, was one of the honorees at the 23rd annual Donley Awards, held April 13 at DeSales University Center in Center Valley.

Dr. Deborah Campbell received one of the awards presented by Community Services for Children for public service that benefits children.

“I am so honored,” she said. “When I started dental screenings for Head Start, I didn’t have...

Allen/East Allen townships: Offices will be closed May 28

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Allen Township and East Allen Township municipal offices will be closed May 28 in observation of Memorial Day.


East Allen Township is accepting registrations for its summer camp program for girls and boys ages 5 to 12.

Register 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.

For more information, call Chuck Frantz at 610-262-7961, ext. 306.


The fourth annual Northampton Area School District Student Council car show will be...

n. Catasauqua police

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.


Police were on the scene of a DUI in the 1400 block of Main Street.

A motor vehicle accident occurred in the 1200 block of Main Street.


A suspicious vehicle in the 700 block of Grove Street was reported.

Officers assisted Catasauqua police in the 700 block of Front Street.

Lost property in the 1300 block of Howertown Road was reported.


A DUI at...


Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Democrat Susan Wild and Republican Marty Nothstein were victorious in their bids for the new 7th Legislative District. They will face off for the seat in the November general election.

Lehigh County vote tallies were as follows:

Democrat Susan Wild – 8,755 votes

Democrat Greg Edwards – 5,721 votes

Democrat John Morganelli – 4,896 votes

Democrat Rick Daugherty – 1,209 votes

Democrat Roger Ruggles – 471 votes

Democrat David Clark – 422 votes...