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Mount Bethel

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  • LMBT ready to start preservation

     
    Lower Mount Bethel Township’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously earlier this month to adopt an open space plan. The 67-page document outlines its top priorities as identifying and preserving farmland, protecting critical wetland areas,...
  • Lawmakers rush to defense of polluting power plant

     
    According to New Jersey regulators, Texas-based GenOn's coal-fired Portland power plant emits more sulfur dioxide than all the Garden State's power plants combined. That's a lot of pollution, and most of it drifts into New Jersey, say state officials....
  • EASD board applications due Monday

     
    Monday is the last day for interested candidates to apply for a newly vacant seat on the Easton Area School Board. Letters of application for the Region 3 seat are due by 3 p.m. Monday to Joan Schaffer, secretary to the Easton Area School Board, 1801...
  • Local designer nominated for an Emmy for "Mildred Pierce"

     
    To say local costume designer Ann Roth has had a good year is an understatement. First she was nominated for her fifth time for a Tony Award for her costume designs for the hit Broadway musical "Book of Mormon," and......
  • Kohl's cares for two local kids

     
    Two local youths never expected to be rewarded for their kind actions, but a national department store chain made sure they got the recognition and support they deserved. When 18-year-old Matthew Carey of Mount Bethel was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s...
  • Bangor Area School District opens doors to residents without power

     
    With more than a 1,000 Slate Belt families without power after Hurricane Irene, the Bangor Area School District is doing what it can to help, offering showers, internet access and water for household needs. When and where residents can take showers:...
  • Did local designer Ann Roth win an Emmy?

     
    The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards will air at 8 p.m. Sunday on Fox, however local costume designer Ann Roth who was nominated for an Emmy for her Depression-era designs on the HBO miniseries "Mildred Pierce," was passed over for British......
  • 48 Hours closing in Bethlehem Twp.

     
    The 48 Hours Video rental store on Nazareth Pike in Bethlehem Township is closing next week, the regional chain's second location to shutter in recent months. Wednesday will mark the final day for the 48 Hours Video store at 4079 Nazareth Pike,...
  • Slate Belt summit set for March

     
    Slate Belt leaders will hold a summit next month, Slate Belt Council of Government member Victor Rodite said at Monday's Lower Mount Bethel Township Board of Supervisors meeting. The summit is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on March 24 at the Bangor Area...
  • Lower Mount Bethel working on meeting conduct resolution

     
    Want to speak your mind at a Lower Mount Bethel Township meeting? Make sure you're familiar with the new regulations the Board of Supervisors is drafting. The township has talked about a meeting conduct policy for years and it is finally following...
  • Portland bridge: About to collapse?

     
    We're all familiar with the decrepit state of our roads, and especially bridges, here in Pennsylvania, which leads the nation in structurally deficient bridges -- those that require repairs to prevent them from becoming dangerously unstable. PennDOT...
  • Sept. 21, 2011: Mom faked baby's illness to raise money, DA alleges

    She's a beautiful baby girl whose heart-rending battle with leukemia pulled at the purse strings of residents of the Lehigh Valley and beyond. Baby Myah had a Facebook page to raise money for her medical bills, a YouTube video with a pastor calling for...