Friday, October 26, 2012
Northampton Township will hold a town hall meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 7 to hear ideas from the community on developing a vision for the future of Holland.
Northampton Township is in the process of developing a Master Plan for the future of Holland and wants input from the community. A town hall meeting will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at the township administration building so that the community can be a part of the conversation. "Northampton Township is in the process of developing a Master Plan for the future of Holland," a press release from the township said. "This plan will tie together the viable key recommendations of previous initiatives and explore actions to be taken to strengthen the economic structure and physical appearance of Holland." The township has transformed from a rural farming economy to a more modern suburb, the release explained. Traffic congestion, land use concerns…
Sunday, May 27, 2012
Friday, January 27, 2012
A 19-year-old Philadelphia man was killed in the crash that occurred in the Holland section of the township.
A light rain fell Thursday on the makeshift memorial set up to remember Roman Pankiv, 19, of Philadelphia, who was killed last Friday night when the car he was driving left the road and ended up in a cornfield off Holland Road. The memorial can be found at the crash site on Holland Road, between Hope and Rocksville roads. Three passengers, who suffered injuries, were in Pankiv's BMW when it left the roadway, hit a tree stump and landed in a cornfield, according to authorities and Phillyburbs.com. The driver is not suspected of being impaired by alcohol at the time of the crash, police told the website. The accident was reported shortly before 11 p.m. and drew several local fire and ambulance units.
Thursday, September 1, 2011
Chris Haggerty put a baseball bat through Connor McGill's window, spray-painted it green and lit it on fire on Aug. 21.
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Kevin Ryan is the newest recipient of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s National Leadership Award.
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Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Local resident Kevin Ryan is the newest recipient of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s National Leadership Award. Ryan, of Holland, is a partner of the accounting, tax and business consulting firm Citrin Cooperman in Philadelphia. He also serves as Secretary/Treasurer of the LLS Board of Directors. “I am humbled by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s 2011 National Leadership Award,” Ryan said. “It is my absolute honor and privilege to serve this organization and its admirable mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.” Established in 1985, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s National Leadership Award was created to honor past and present members of LLS’s …
Thursday, June 16, 2011
Holland resident Nathan Allen Kriegler was sentenced in federal court Wednesday for his part in a fraud scheme that netted more than $700,000.
A Northampton Township man who admitted to masterminding a major fraud scheme involving the Internet auction site eBay was sentenced today in federal court. Nathan Allen Kriegler, 44, of Holland, PA, received 40 months in prison for defrauding numerous retail corporations, financial institutions and the government out of a combined loss of more than $700,000. According to a statement released by the FBI, Kriegler was in the business of selling stolen merchandise —mostly computer equipment and televisions — on eBay. Authorities said Ryan Pollack, of Philadelphia, and Evan Appel, of Elkins Park, also took part in Kriegler’s illegal operation. All three defendants in the eBay scheme plead guilty last November. Pollack and Appel have …
Friday, March 4, 2011
All right, folks. You've waited long enough, on the edges of your seats I'm sure. Here is this week's reveal!
It's Holland Elementary School! The building has several cool murals and unique architecture that make it a gem of the school district.
Friday, February 18, 2011
And if that apple was a Johnny's Apple, even better, but changes are afoot.
My wife says that, 50 years ago when my wife was just a little girl, remembers going down to the Holland General Store with her dad to buy tools, supplies, and other hard goods. She remembers the man behind the counter, with a stiff plastic collar and a big handlebar mustache. There was bin after bin along the counter, all filled with interesting items.. No matter what it is that you needed, when you asked, the storekeeper would disappear into the stacks, and return a short time later with the desired item. This store was right across the street from the mill, where her dad would take the corn that the tenant farmer had grown on the farm, and it would be ground into corn meal to make cakes, cookies, and bread. During the next 50 years, …