Category Archives: Politics

Local Politics in the Nazareth area

2011 Nazareth Graduate To Sit On School Board

Jacob Allen, 18, and a 2011 graduate of Nazareth High School has been unanimously appointed to fill a vacant seat in the Nazareth Area School Board. Allen was the only person to express interest after John Marino vacated he seat after moving out of the area required by his seat. Allen has attended every school…

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Stockertown Man Quoted in NJ Work Here Live Here Article

The Morning Call has an article today discussing the bill that was proposed by NJ Lawmakers in December. In case you missed it New Jersey is trying to pass legislation that requires any public employees to be residents of NJ within the next 2.5 years or else they would no longer be eligible to keep…

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The Healthcare Reform Bill Passes the House

The House narrowly passed the much debated health care reform bill last night 219-212. The Express has an overview of the bill here which after President Obama signs will be phased in through 2014. Some highlights of the plan are requiring insurance companies to cover pre-existing conditions for children and also removing lifetime coverage limits….

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PA District 137 Race Updates

The race for 137th District State Representative got some updates today. Rich Grucela announced in January that he planned to retire after 12 years as a state representative. Today Joe Capozzolo , former Bangor mayor and current Northampton County councilman, announced that he will not be running for the seat. This leaves Charles Deringer and…

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