Northampton County Courthouse

Northampton County has awarded grants that will go toward playground improvements and a park rehabilitation, among other landscape projects.

Northampton County Council approved 11 grants totaling $602,040 in Livable Landscapes Grants under the Northampton County Open Space Initiative, according to a county news release. The grants were approved at council's Nov. 21 meeting.

Some of the projects helped by the grants include:

  • Bangor: Over $9,000 for Memorial Park Playground Improvements 
  • Hellertown: over $42,000 for the Dimmick Park Stair Replacement and Swale Greening 
  • North Catasauqua - $7,500.00 for a Trail Connectivity Plan Borough of North Catasauqua and  $8,000.00 for the William J. Albert Memorial Park Shade Structures 
  • Pen Argyl - $75,000.00 for the Weonna Park Concession Stands’ Improvements 
  • Wind Gap - $79,303.00 for the Wind Gap Park Trail Project 
  • Bushkill Stream Conservancy - $50,000.00 for the Bushkill Creek Restoration & Habitat Enhancement
  • Bushkill Township - $38,635.51 for the Albert Ponds Park Development
  • Lower Nazareth Township - $150,000.00 for the Newburg community Park Walking Trail and Bathroom 
  • Palmer Township - $106,570.00 for the Riverview Park Rehabilitation Project
  • Plainfield Township - $34,797.50 for the Municipal Building Park Pavilion Project 
DISCLAIMER FOR COMMENTS: The views expressed by public comments are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the TERMS OF USE and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Your comments may be used on air. Be polite. Inappropriate posts or posts containing offsite links, images, GIFs, inappropriate language, or memes may be removed by the moderator. Job listings and similar posts are likely automated SPAM messages from Facebook and are not placed by WFMZ-TV.