Aerial Spraying for Black Flies

July 09, 2024

WHO: Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

 

WHAT: Aerial Spraying for Black Flies

 

WHERE: Delaware River

 

WHEN: Wednesd...

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Aerial Spraying for Black Flies

June 27, 2024

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will conduct an aerial black fly suppression operation on the Delaware River from Trenton, NJ, to Slateford in Bucks and Northampton Counties at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, June 28, 2024.

 

The helicopter used for this opera...

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10th Annual Centenarian Luncheon

June 18, 2024

WHO: Northampton County


WHAT: 10th Annual Centenarian Luncheon


WHEN: Thursday, October 10, 2024


WHERE: Green Pond Country Club (3604 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem, PA 18020)  &n...

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Aerial Spraying for Black Flies

June 17, 2024

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will conduct an aerial black fly suppression operation at the Washington Crossing State Park at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 18, 2024.


T...

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Phone Scams Involving the Northampton County Sheriff’s Department

June 13, 2024

The Northampton County Sheriff's Department has received reports about a caller identifying as a Northampton County sheriff's deputy contacting residents being wanted for failing to appear for jury duty. The caller then gives instructions to visit Giant Food Stores, put money in a Kiosk at t...

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Vendor Applications for the 2024 Northampton County Festival

June 10, 2024

Applications for vendors and non-profit organizations to rent booths at the 2024 Annual Northampton County Festival are now being accepted. The festival will be held at Louise Moore Park on Saturday, October 12, from 11:00AM to 5:00PM, rain or shine....

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DEP Aerial Spraying for Black Flies

June 04, 2024

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will be conducting an aerial black fly suppression operation on the Lehigh River beginning at 12:00 PM on Tuesday June, 4, 2024. This operation will proceed to the confluence of the Delaware River ...

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Greenways Jamboree Celebration

May 30, 2024

The Northampton County Parks and Recreation Division will sponsor the Greenways Jamboree Celebration at Wayne A. Grube Memorial County Park on Monday, June 10th, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This event commemorates the 50th Anniversary of Northampton County Parks and Recreation, the 20th Anni...

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Closure of the COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Site

May 24, 2024

Northampton County Executive Lamont G. McClure, in collaboration with the Northampton County Department of Community and Economic Development, Emergency Management Services, and Lehigh Valley Hospital-Coordinated Health Allentown Hospital (LVH-CHA), announces the closure of the COVID-19 vaccinati...

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2024 Memorial Day Events in Northampton County

May 20, 2024

The Northampton County Veterans Affairs office encourages residents to remember the importance of Memorial Day. Memorial Day is a time for remembering and honoring those who have died in our nation's wars and is a reminder to honor, respect, and remember the men and women who have served this inc...

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Redevelopment Project of 1921 at Dixie Avenue

May 17, 2024

Since 1921, the Dixie Cup Factory has been an iconic fixture within Northampton County. However, the building has remained vacant for the past 41 years.

 

"It is now or never to get something done. The County has long been engaged in efforts to revitalize this historic site. We'...

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The 2024 State of the County Address

May 13, 2024

Northampton County Executive Lamont G. McClure will give his State of the County address at the State Theatre Center for the Arts in Easton on Tuesday, June 11, 2024. This free event, hosted by the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation, is open to the public and includes a networking opp...

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Senior Farmer’s Market Vouchers for Eligible County Residents

May 09, 2024

County Executive Lamont G. McClure and Area Agency on Aging are pleased to announce the continuation of the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Beginning in June, vouchers worth $50 will be available to Northampton County residents who meet th...

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Prothonotary Implements New Electronic Filing System

May 09, 2024

The Northampton County Court Services announces that the Prothonotary has launched a new electronic filing (e-file) system designed to streamline document processing and enhance accessibility for attorneys.

 

The new e-filing system provides a secure method to submit and manage d...

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General Primary Election Audit

May 09, 2024

WHO: Northampton County Elections Office

 

WHAT: General Primary Election Audit

 

This week, the Northampton County Elections Office conducted two types of post-election April 23, 2024 General Primary Election Au...

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Parks and Recreation Division Stargazing Program

May 02, 2024

The Northampton County Parks and Recreation Division will sponsor a stargazing program on Friday, May 17. The event will take place at Louise W. Moore Park (151 Country Club Road, Easton, PA) in the wide-open turfgrass on the park's west side. Attendees should park in the West Parking Lot at...

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Aerial Spraying for Black Flies

May 02, 2024

WHO: Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

 

WHAT: Aerial Spraying for Black Flies

 

WHERE: Delaware River

 

WHEN: Friday,...

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Accepting Applications for 2025 Hotel Tax Program Grants

May 01, 2024

County Executive Lamont G. McClure and the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) announce that applications for the 2025 Northampton County Hotel Tax Grant Program will be accepted from May 1st through July 10, 2024, at 4:00 p.m. 


Applicants must either be ...

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Free Narcan Distribution and Drug Take Back Event

April 30, 2024

In honor of National Fentanyl Awareness Day, the Northampton County Drug and Alcohol Division will hold a Narcan distribution drive-thru and prescription drug take back event on Tuesday, May 7th, from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, at the entrance of ArtsQuest (101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, PA...

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Access Device and Giveaway Program

April 30, 2024

County Executive Lamont G. McClure and the Northampton County Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED) announced today that Northampton County created a free Access Device and Giveaway Program for County organizations. 

 

This new giveaway program was announ...

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2024 Household Document Shredding Events

April 29, 2024

County Executive Lamont G. McClure and the Department of Public Works announced two Household Document Shredding events for Northampton County residents on Saturday, May 18, and Saturday, June 8, from 10:00AM – 12:00PM at the Department of Human Services building at 2801 Emrick Blvd in Bethlehe...

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2024 Outstanding Senior Awards Honorees

April 22, 2024

WHO: Northampton County Area Agency on Aging


WHAT: 2024 Outstanding Senior Awards Honorees


WHEN: Friday, April 26, 2024, beginning at 1:00 p.m.


WHERE: Charles Chrin Community Center (...

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32nd Annual Kite Day in the Park

April 19, 2024

WHO: Executive Lamont G. McClure and Northampton County Parks and Recreation

 

WHAT: 32nd Annual Kite Day in the Park

 

WHERE: Louise W. Moore...

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Deadline to Submit Mail-In or Civilian Absentee Ballots

April 17, 2024

The Northampton County Elections Office is reminding voters that if they are voting by mail-in or civilian absentee ballot in this month’s General Primary Election, they should return their ballots as soon as possible to either the Elections Office or at a secure drop-box.

 

To...

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The 2024 Envirothon Competition

April 08, 2024

On Thursday, April 18, 2024, the Northampton County Conservation District will hold its annual Envirothon competition. The Envirothon is an environmental competition for students in grades 9 through 12. A team consists of five students and an advisor. Each team is given materials and objecti...

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Digital Navigator Training Opportunity

April 04, 2024

County Executive Lamont G. McClure and the Northampton County Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED) recently announced an allocation of approximately $10,000 of the County's Broadband American Rescue Plan funds to support Digital Navigator Training.


Northampto...

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Pennsylvania Voter Registration Deadline One Week Away

April 01, 2024

The Northampton County Elections Office is reminding eligible Pennsylvania residents that if they plan to cast a vote in this month’s General Primary Election, the last day to register is Monday, April 8, at 5:00 p.m.


Monday, April 8, 5:00 p.m. is also the deadline to update or...

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Ballot-On-Demand Voting for the 2024 General Primary Election

April 01, 2024

The Northampton County Elections Office announces that Ballot-on-Demand voting for the Tuesday, April 23rd General Primary Election will be available starting Tuesday, April 2, 2024, at the Government Center (669 Washington Street, Easton, PA 18042).

 

Register voters ...

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Polling Locations Changes

March 22, 2024

The Northampton County Elections Office announced that some polling locations have changed for the Tuesday, April 23, 2024 General Primary Election.


New voter cards with updated information have been sent to residents in each precinct.




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Poll Workers Needed for Upcoming Election

March 19, 2024

Northampton County Elections Office reminds registered voters who live in Northampton County that they are seeking workers for poll worker positions for the upcoming Primary Election on Tuesday, April 23rd, and General Election on Tuesday, November 5th....

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Digital Navigator Training

March 18, 2024

County Executive Lamont G. McClure and the Northampton County Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED) recently announced an allocation of approximately $10,000 of the County's Broadband American Rescue Plan funds to support Digital Navigator...

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A Taste of the Food Industry Event

March 15, 2024

Northampton County, Northampton Community College, and the Lehigh University Small Business Development Center will host a free event for those interested in starting or growing a food business.


The “A Taste of the Food Industry” event will be held on Monday, April 8, from 9:...

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The Lehigh Valley Meet the Buyers Expo

March 13, 2024

The Northampton County Department of Community and Economic Development, Lehigh University Small Business Development Center, Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation, Manufacturers Resource Center, Northampton Community College, EBC Printing, ViaMedia, and The Neffs National Bank are partn...

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Louise W. Moore Park Awarded Arboretum Accreditation

February 28, 2024

Northampton County Executive Lamont G. McClure and the Division of Parks & Recreation are pleased to announce that Louise W. Moore County Park, located in Bethlehem Township and Lower Nazareth Township, has been awarded Level I Accreditation by The ArbNet...

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Poll Worker Training for the 2024 Presidential Election

February 20, 2024

The Northampton County Office of Elections and Voter Registration will be conducting over 25 mandatory training classes for each of the approximately 800 poll workers in Northampton County for 2024. This training is required for all Judges of Election, Majority and Minority Inspectors, Machine Op...

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Poll Workers Needed for Upcoming Election

February 16, 2024

Northampton County Elections Office reminds registered voters who live in Northampton County that they are seeking workers for poll worker positions for the upcoming Primary Election on Tuesday, April 23rd, and General Election on Tuesday, November 5th....

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Free PA Property Tax / Rent Rebate Program Filing Assistance

February 14, 2024

The Northampton County Area Agency on Aging is partnering with the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue to offer free assistance to Northampton County residents filing PA Property Tax / Rent Rebate (PTRR) program applications.


  • Thursday, March 7th from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the...

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Phone Scam Involving the Northampton County Sheriff’s Department

February 07, 2024

The Northampton County Sheriff’s Department has received multiple reports about a male caller identifying as a Northampton County sheriff deputy who has been contacting county residents regarding repayment of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans.


The caller then gives instru...

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How to Create a Backyard Pollinator Habitat

February 02, 2024

The Northampton County Parks and Recreation will sponsor a pollinator program at the Charles Chrin Community Center of Palmer Township from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 17. The Community Center is located at 4100 Green Pond Rd, Palmer Township, PA 18045....

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Poll Workers Needed for Upcoming Election

February 02, 2024

Northampton County Elections Office is seeking registered voters who live in Northampton County to serve in poll worker positions for the upcoming Primary Election on Tuesday, April 23rd, and General Election on Tuesday, November 5th....

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2024 Livable Landscapes Grants

February 01, 2024

Northampton County Executive Lamont G. McClure and the Division of Parks and Recreation will begin accepting applications for the 2024 Livable Landscapes Grant Program on Wednesday, February 14, until 1:00 pm on Thursday, April 18, 2024. ...

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Narcan Distribution Boxes Throughout Northampton County

January 31, 2024

County Executive Lamont G. McClure and the Northampton County Drug and Alcohol Division announced today that nine Northampton County locations will have Narcan Distribution Boxes installed to allow community members to access Narcan, a lifesaving overdose reversing medication, for free....

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5th Annual Northampton County Festival

January 16, 2024

The Northampton County Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) announces that the 2024 County Festival will take place on Saturday, October 12, 2024, at Louise W. Moore Park. The festival will be held from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., rain or shine. The festival is free to attend....

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Phone Scam Involving the Northampton County Sheriff’s Department

January 12, 2024

County Executive Lamont G. McClure and the Northampton County Sheriff’s Department have received reports about a male caller identifying himself as Lieutenant George Volpe contacting county residents being wanted for failing to appear at a court hearing and for jury duty. ...

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Awarding of 2024 Hotel Tax Grants

December 29, 2023

County Executive Lamont G. McClure and the Department of Community and Economic Development announced that County Council approved $674,015 for 62 Hotel Tax grants at their meeting on Thursday, December 7th....

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Awarding of 2023 Public Safety Grants

December 22, 2023

County Executive Lamont G. McClure and the Department of Community and Economic Development announced that County Council approved $344,699 in grants for 21 EMS/Fire departments at their meeting on Thursday, December 7th....

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Swearing-in Ceremony

December 21, 2023

The County of Northampton will hold a swearing-in ceremony for its newly elected officials in Courtroom #1 of the Government Center at 669 Washington Street, Easton, PA, on January 2, 2024, at 3:00 PM. The media is encouraged to attend....

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Approval of the 2024 Budget for Northampton County

December 11, 2023

County Executive Lamont G. McClure is pleased to approve the 2024 budget for the County of Northampton today, December 11th. For the fifth year, the budget did not raise taxes. In 2022, County Council passed Executive McClure’s one mil property tax cut. ...

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Free Safety Check for Water Supply Line Hazards

November 22, 2023

Northampton County announces a partnership with the Slate Belt Rising, Community Action Lehigh Valley, and the East Bangor Municipal Authority to conduct safety assessments of residents’ interior home water supply lines for any hazards. Program participation is free for residents in the East Bango...

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Update on November 7th Municipal Election

November 09, 2023

WHO: Northampton County Elections Office


WHAT: Update on November 7th Municipal Election


Northampton County Elections Office reports the numbers of Provisional and Emergency Ballots used during the November 7th Municipal Election.


Approximately 2...

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Update on November 7th Municipal Election

November 07, 2023

Northampton County Elections Office reports an issue with the recording of votes only for the races for retention to the Pennsylvania Superior Court, affecting Judge Jack Panella and Judge Victor P. Stabile. ...

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County Funded 2023 Affordable Housing Program Grants

November 02, 2023

County Executive Lamont G. McClure and the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) announced that approximately $400,000 in Affordable Housing Program (AHP) funds were awarded to local organizations for projects that will maintain or increase the availability of quality affordable ho...

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Awards for Outstanding Northampton County Residents

November 01, 2023

Northampton County will recognize several municipal employees, emergency personnel, and residents for the positive impact they have on our community at County Council’s Economic Development Committee meeting on Thursday, November 2nd. ...

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