McClure's plan to avoid wasting Gracedale wins council approval; $10M allotted towards retention, hiring

McClure's plan to avoid wasting Gracedale wins council approval; $10M allotted towards retention, hiring

EASTON, Pa. – Northampton County Council permitted a multi-million greenback plan to avoid wasting Gracedale Nursing Residence Thursday, with a lot of the cash going towards retaining and bringing in workers.  The Higher Nazareth Township facility has been short-staffed and falling wanting a state-mandated degree of hours of affected person care.  County Government Lamont McClure…

Northampton County's McClure desires to spend $15M, go 'all in' to save lots of Gracedale

Northampton County's McClure desires to spend $15M, go 'all in' to save lots of Gracedale

EASTON, Pa. – Northampton County’s Gracedale Nursing House is in danger, County Government Lamont McClure mentioned Thursday, and he desires to spend $15 million to put it aside. That will take up half of the county’s $30 million share of 2022 American Rescue Plan cash. ARP is a federal plan to offer native governments cash…

Northampton County seeks state cash to construct 5 'inexpensive' townhomes on website of the Glendon Resort

Northampton County seeks state cash to construct 5 'inexpensive' townhomes on website of the Glendon Resort

Northampton County is in search of state cash to place up 5 “inexpensive” townhomes on the positioning of the previous Glendon Resort. The county’s Normal Goal Authority met Tuesday, and heard that County Government Lamont McClure’s administration plans to hunt State of Pennsylvania funding for the undertaking. The definition of “inexpensive” varies. A federal authorities…

Northampton County deputy sheriffs complain to council about staffing, morale

Northampton County deputy sheriffs complain to council about staffing, morale

EASTON, Pa. – Northampton County’s deputy sheriffs introduced a listing of complaints to County Council on Wednesday, and their union consultant stated there should not sufficient officers.  “We want extra deputies to have the division run correctly,” Deputy Brendan Hetherman stated, representing the sheriff’s union. He raised points about having deputies at Gracedale, the county…

Northampton County to evaluate one other $1.13M in small-business grants; program approaches finish

Northampton County to evaluate one other $1.13M in small-business grants; program approaches finish

EASTON, Pa. – Northampton County Council will vote on $1.13 million complete in grants to 95 small companies Thursday, because the federal help allotted to the non-public sector is near getting used up.  County Govt Lamont McClure, with council’s approval, has supplied practically $25 million in federal pandemic help to non-public companies over two years.…