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Federal sequester shutters Section 8 waiting lists in Northampton, Lehigh, Warren counties
A large line of federal housing assistance applicants forms in Phillipsburg in August 2011, before local Section 8 providers shuttered their waiting lists due to the federal sequester.
Sat May 18, 2013
The Morning Call
Hundreds of high school students will descend on the State Theatre in Easton on Thursday for a celebration of their theatrical excellence.
Fri May 17, 2013
Powerball Jackpot Hits $360M: Buy Tickets in Northampton
Wednesday night's Powerball jackpot has climbed to $360 million-the third highest Powerball prize of all time.
What's the Going Rate For a Lawn Service in Northampton?
This week: How much do lawn services cost? How much do you pay for your lawn service? And what does that cover - just mowing, or does it cover weeding, pruning, planting? Please share in the comments below - we promise we won't judge you! And if you've got a lawn service you love, tell us that too.
Thu May 16, 2013
Northampton Area Middle School evacuated as crews hit propane tank
Officials say a construction crew hit a propane tank around 7:30 a.m. at Northampton Area Middle School in Northampton.
Tue May 14, 2013
4 Hospital Tests That Cost Less in Lehigh County
It costs $650 less to get a CT scan in Lehigh County than in Northampton County.
Sat May 11, 2013
Newsweek Ranks Council Rock South 539 in U.S. Tops Local News
A look at the top news that made headlines this week in Northampton: Council Rock South came in 20th in the state in Newsweek's list of the nation's top 2,000 public high schools.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Morning Call
Shopping Scout: Sensory break items, Parkland yearbook, more
Sensory break items: Kathy of Northampton is looking for sensory-break items, such as a ball pit, swing or any other item that will help with home therapy for an autistic grandson.
DA: Northampton Officer 'Justified' in Shooting of Armed Suspect
It only took minutes between Kenneth Philipp exiting his car the evening of April 18 and firing three shells from his shotgun and Northampton police officer Timothy Friel to empty his 18-round clip and kill Philipp with three shots , two to his head and one to the shoulder.
Thu May 09, 2013
Fabric panel maker gets state loan for move from Allentown to South Whitehall Township
An Allentown manufacturing company is getting a $720,000 low-interest state loan to expand into a South Whitehall Township facility, a move expected to create 10 jobs and retain 15.
Tue May 07, 2013
Council Rock Jazz Night is Friday
Students from Northampton will be participating the Council Rock Jazz Night event this Friday.
Wed May 01, 2013
Reading Eagle/Reading Times
Investors could get tax credits for Reading projects
Lancaster-based Community First Fund announced Wednesday that it has received $15 million from the federal New Markets Tax Credit program enticing investors to bring jobs to low-income areas, including Reading.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Jobless figures down slightly in Lehigh Valley
The seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 8.3 percent in the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Metropolitan Statistical Area, a decrease of three-tenths of a percentage point.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Lawyer: Character reference checks illegal for license-to-carry applications
A local lawyer claims Northampton County would violate state law if county Executive John Stoffa follows through on his vow to hire more staff in the Sheriff's Department to conduct reference checks on license-to-carry-firearm applications .
Sat Apr 27, 2013
The Daily Times
'Part of something larger than yourself'
The 22-year U.S. Army veteran sits behind a typical metal institutional teacher's desk within the stark white walls of a windowless classroom.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
The Morning Call
Shopping Scout: Antique table fan, 16 mm projector, Northampton yearbook, more
Wheelchair foot rest: Bobbi of Northampton is looking for a foot rest for a Invacare Care Guard wheelchair, model 2000K.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Former NCC President Robert Kopecek remembered as visionary
Former NCC President of Institutional Advancement Sue Kubik recalls more than 20 years ago, she and then-college President Robert Kopecek were giving a talk on the subject at a national conference.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Blood Drive Being Organized by Better Northampton
The Committee for a Better Northampton is hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive on May 14 from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Fitlife Performance Training Center in Ivyland.