| Feb 20, 2012
| 9:04 AM
Northampton’s own Winterpills released their fifth and most ambitious album, All My Lovely Goners, earlier this month. (It's now streaming on their website.) Songwriter Philip Price spoke with the Advocate by phone about what the group wanted to...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 10:42 AM
Renewable energy has never been more important as America needs to develop domestic energy supplies to rely less on foreign oil, speakers said Friday at a blade-signing ceremony at the Twin Ridges Wind Farm.
Harry Benson, senior development director...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 11:58 AM
Eleven former students of the one-room schools of Northampton Township gathered July 14 at the Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church grove for their 11th annual combined reunion.
As in the previous years, the reunion provided prime time for the former...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 6:55 AM
Smokey was first used as a poster character Aug. 9, 1944, and is one of the most widely recognized characters in the world. An animal artist specializing in drawing dogs, Albert Staehle was the first artist to render Smokey, and his Smokey had long, silky...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 11:29 AM
When the 140-megawatt Twin Ridges Wind Farm is fully operational it will be twice the size of any other wind farm in Somerset County.
Nine of 68 wind turbine bases have been poured on the wind farm, which is located in Southampton, Northampton, Larimer...
| Nov 8, 2012
Two days after winning re-election U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster announced that he will be a candidate again — this time for chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
Shuster announced Thursday that he has sent a letter to...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 10:58 AM
Barely a year old, with a win and second-place at two battle of the bands at Stroudsburgâs Sherman Theater, Stroudsburg-based teen alt-rockers Edelweiss graduated to its next step Saturday, headlining a show at its home venue. Edelweiss It would be........
| Aug 25, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Driving back from New York City late Tuesday night/early Wednesday morning, my car radio produced a surprise. Flipping through the radio dials, I stopped for a moment on New York's WFAN, AM 660, and quickly heard a familiar voice. It was that of...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 4:25 PM
The Theodore Burr Covered Bridge Society of Pennsylvania promotes and protects the heritage of covered bridges -- which are declining in number --- throughout the state. Tomorrow (Oct. 20), the society is honoring a couple of Northampton Area School...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 3:47 PM
District Judge Douglas McCall Bell has announced his intent to seek a third term in office.
Bell, 55, a registered Republican, said he plans to seek both the Republican and Democratic nominations for the office, which is based in Meyersdale.
| Jul 17, 2011
| 8:25 PM
(Editor’s note: This is part of a series highlighting local artists.)
To say that Jude Goldstein is multi-talented might be a bit of an understatement.
The Confluence resident is a licensed massage therapist who offers “body centered...