Northampton Borough Council receives middle school update
Northampton Area School District Superintendent, Joseph Kovalchik, took a road trip Thursday night to explain the district's progress on the construction of the new middle school.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Death of Northampton man, whose body is found after Lehigh River search, remains under investigation
A crew from the Northampton Fire Department on Wednesday searches the Lehigh River for Dustin M. Lewis, 30, of Northampton, who reportedly entered the water from the Ninth Street Bridge which connects the borough to Coplay.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Pipeline proposed through Carbon County
A Berks County company wants to build a $1 billion Marcellus gas pipeline through Carbon and Northampton counties.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Philadelphia man is Pennsylvania's first human case of West Nile virus in 2014
A Philadelphia man hospitalized earlier this year is Pennsylvania's first probable case of West Nile virus in 2014, state Department of Health officials reported today.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
USPS mailbox vandalized in Lehigh Township, mail stolen in latest break-in, police report
A United States Postal Service mailbox was vandalized and mail inside stolen today in Lehigh Township in what police say is a ongoing problem in the Lehigh Valley.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Fire crews from Northampton area respond to smoke condition at glass recycler
Fire crews from Northampton and surrounding communities were called before 5 o'clock this morning to 799 Smith Lane in the borough for a report of smoke coming from the rear of CAP Glass, according to a Northampton County emergency dispatch supervisor and emergency radio reports.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Northampton man who yelled racial epithets charged with ethnic intimidation
Called Monday on a report of two men fighting each other with baseball bats, Northampton police arrested one of them after he wouldn't stop screaming racial epithets at the other, according to court records.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Chemical scare in Northampton prompts tips for safe recycling
A chemical scare at a plant in Northampton County has prompted a waste management facility to remind everyone about the do's and don'ts of recycling.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Roughly 30 people exposed to unknown chemical at Northampton...
Several people were expected to be transported to a local hospital after exposure this morning to a hazardous material at the Greenstar Recycling plant in Northampton , according to a Northampton County dispatch supervisor.
Owner locates stolen iPad, homeless man arrested
After an iPad was stolen from a vehicle in Northampton County, the owner helped police locate the item using a GPS feature.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Severe Thunderstorm Watch in Effect
The National Weather Service issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 2:00 a.m. Monday for the following Pennsylvania counties: Berks, Bucks, Lehigh, Carbon, Monroe, Lancaster, Montgomery, Chester and Northampton.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
The Morning Call
Fresh local produce finds new home in Hellertown
"Buy fresh, buy local" isn't just a mantra, it's a movement - with an ever-growing number of people wanting to not only eat healthier, but also support neighborhood businesses.
Don't be alarmed: Bus rollover 'accident' in Northampton is just a drill
The drill will begin with an "accident" scene at 8 a.m. at Horwith Freightliner Storage Facility at Clear Springs and Horwith drives in the borough.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Bethlehem man accused of dealing heroin in Easton
State police conducting a narcotics investigation in Easton have arrested a Bethlehem man accused of selling heroin, according to court records.