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School project to start early

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

The construction schedule for the Northampton Area Middle School and Secondary Campus Renovation Project has been accelerated by one month.

"I've been informed by D'Huy that the project will be accelerated," Northampton Area School District Superintendent Joseph Kovalchik announced at Monday night's NASD board of education meeting.

A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Grades 6, 7 and 8 middle school and campus project is set for 4:30 p.m. April 22 at the former Bethlehem Area...

Northampton to purchase uptown tract

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

Northampton's Uptown Business District got a lift Thursday when borough council agreed to acquire a vacant lot on Main Street.

Council plans to transform the property, sandwiched between a church and coffee shop near the Roxy Theatre, into a farmers market and minipark.

Council adopted a resolution to purchase the 90- by 96-foot tract located at 1912-22 Main St. from Brian Kroope for $100,000.

Kroope initially sought $179,000 for the property. The borough's offer was...

Recycling: Special sites and events set

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Local News

As springtime brings warmer weather, area residents may turn their attention to cleaning out garages, sheds and other storage areas on their properties.

When discarding stored items, residents must now observe new prohibitions on curbside disposal of hazardous waste and old electronics items.

Items such as cleaners, batteries, electronics and chemicals may not be tossed in with the regular trash. They must be discarded at designated sites.

Hazardous waste


Reenock running unopposed for mayor

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

Northampton Mayor Thomas D. Reenock is seeking reelection for another four-year-term.

Reenock, a Democrat, will seek his party's nomination for mayor on the May 21 primary election ballot. He is running unopposed.

"A mayor's job is to get involved, listen, represent, speak out by putting personalities aside, seek good responsible government," said Reenock, a lifelong borough resident who has served as mayor for 19 years. "My ambitions are always in and for the Borough of...

Borough receives FEMA funds for pump station

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

Better late than never is what Northampton Borough officials are saying.

The borough recently received $21,291 from Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Councilman Robert Coleman, member of the administration and finance committee, reported at a recent council meeting the FEMA check will be used to reimburse the borough for damages sustained by the Stewart Street pump station during Hurricane Irene.

Borough Manager Gene Zarayko said the pump station repairs were made...

Five candidates running for Allen supervisor

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

The Allen Township Board of Supervisors race in past elections has mostly gone uncontested.

This election cycle is different. Township voters in the May primary election will see five candidates vying for two supervisor seats on the Democratic ticket.

It is the first time in recent memory for such a widely contested election.

Two incumbent supervisors are seeking reelection, for six-year seats. They are Michelle G. Drzewiecki and William F. Holmes, who currently serve on...

Moore to host electronic recycling

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by BOB PANDOLFO Special to The Press in Local News

Last year's electronic recycling day proved to be so well attended that this year Moore Township is moving the event to a bigger property.

The electronic recycling day will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at Moore Elementary School.

Some of the items that can be dropped off that day are air conditioners, cell phones, computers, monitors, printers, computer accessories and small household appliances. Some televisions are okay but large rear projection TVs are not...

Borough begins preparing pool

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Local News

The Borough of Northampton is currently preparing its municipal swimming pool for the summer.

No water leaks have been found inside the pool, although leaks proved to be a problem in the past. This year borough staff will concentrate their efforts on areas specifically used by girls and women.

"A crew of the public works department is working on the ladies rest room at the swimming pool. They also repaired a broken light panel in the ceiling. We're hoping to repaint the ladies...