Just Do the Study!

Nobody thinks Bethlehem should hastily let the County take over 9/11 dispatch. Nobody is suggesting that: Hudak said if city merged its 911 center with Northampton County’s, the police’s ability to fight crime by using strategically placed cameras throughout the city would be compromised. “I worry about us,” Hudak said. “If you have all those [...]

Two Questions for the Bethlehem Mayor Candidates

It hasn’t been in the news for a while, but it’s important to remember that the Allentown NIZ legal controversy was not resolved the way Bethlehem’s politicians wanted, and they think that it puts them at a disadvantage in the competition for real estate investment. I’m not sure it’s as big a deal as some [...]

Northampton County Democrats Primary Open Thread

The 2013 field looks huge on the NorCo Dem side, naturally, since there are 5 Republican-held At-Large seats up and the smart money’s on Dems taking most of those seats. Who are your favorite candidates of the people Bernie O’Hare listed? I know I will definitely be supporting: Jeff Warren Randy Galiotto I know I [...]

Dean Browning Will Challenge Scott Ott in the Republican Primary

The primary fight with Dean Browning should soften up Scott Ott for the November general election pretty nicely if any Democrats get in, but I doubt Browning can pull out a win. The trouble as always is the Republican electorate, who are in the grips of some pretty far-out antisocial Randian ideas. Now that they’ve [...]