Moore Township News
The results from the 5K race held at the 250th Anniversary on August 29 have been compiled and are attached here. Please download the Results. We want to say Thank You to Phill Hunsberger for taking charge and making this one of the best races we have ever held. Also Thank You to all the runners, we hope to see you all next year.

The County if Northampton is holding a Hazardous Waste Drop-Off at the Northampton County Community College Main Campus.The date is October 10, 2015 from 8:30am to 2:00pm. There is a tire collection fee of $2.00/car tire - $7.00/tractor trailer tire - $25.00/ tractor tire. Bring your household hazardous waste only - no TV's or electronics. Please bring current Phot ID or recent utility bill to verfy resdency.

The Moore Township Land Preservation Board recently held their annual Open House at the mubicipal building. There were many parties intrerested in land preservation. Maria, from Northampton County Farmland and Dawn, from Wildlands Conservancy gave very good insight as to the preservation process. We also learned that 5 farms from Moore Township are moving forward with Land Preservation for this year, which means that they all could be preserved shortly. If you have any questions about land preservation, please come out to our monthly meetings on the 2nd Monday of each month at 7:00 pm at the municipal building.

Moore Township has contracted with Westerwald Pottery to produce the two itens pictured here. These items are available at the Municipal Building and also at Lattemann's Crossroad Store. This handcrafted pottery items are one of a kind, as each one has a different painting on the front. Either item can be purchased for a costs of $20.00, and are still available in a limited supply. We will continue to use the monies generated from the sales to help with the costs of next years Community Days Celebration.

On August 29th and 30th Moore Township celebrated their 250th Anniversary. I want to personally say "Thank You" to the 250th Anniversary Committee, the Historical Commission and all the volunteers that helped to make our 250th Anniversary the success that it was. From the great food to the great bands and ultimately to the greatest FIREWORKS display that was ever seen. The local Churches and the Lions and Lioness Clubs, amd all the non-profit vendors that were there,all had great food and hopfully everyone had a great time. Again Thank You to all of the residents, friends and neighbors of Moore Township for allowing us to celebrate together the Anniverary.


Moore Township is a large, rural community containing 38 square miles in north-central Northampton County, Pennsylvania. The Township entirely surrounds the small Borough of Chapman Quarries. Two larger boroughs, Bath and Nazareth, are located to the south and southeast. The township has 6 different mailing addresses due to its large size; they include Bath, Nazareth, Northampton, Danielsville, Walnutport and Wind Gap.

The Moore Township Police Department and the Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company provide 24 hour emergency services to the township. Moore Township is very rural and contains beautiful picturesque farmlands, woodlands and mountains. Framed to the north by the Blue Mountain, the Township has the famous Appalachian Trail, which runs through the Township. Agriculture and single-family residences, along with open space are the largest features that can be seen within the township. Despite the coming of the Industrial Age, Moore Township has remained largely rural in character.

In a series of meetings and questionnaires over the years, township residents said they value the physical beauty of the township, the openness of the land and the wildlife and plant life around them. Thus, in planning for the future they recognize the need to remember and preserve elements of the past.

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