County Executive Lamont G. McClure Delivers the 2024 State of the County Address

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Northampton County Executive Lamont G. McClure delivered his seventh State of the County address on Tuesday, June 11th, at the State Theatre Center for the Arts in Easton. The event was hosted by the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation (LVEDC).

Executive McClure highlighted key priorities and achievements in his State of the County Address. Emphasizing public safety, Northampton County has strengthened disaster preparedness in the wake of the East Palestine derailment, which helped the County respond to the July 2023 flood damage and the March 2024 train derailment. The County’s significant measures during the COVID-19 pandemic, including prioritizing both health and business challenges. The County’s financial status remains strong, allowing for continued investment in preserving farmland, open space, and environmentally sensitive land and ensuring Gracedale Nursing Home remains county-owned and operated.

Looking ahead, Northampton County’s future efforts include expanding affordable housing, advancing the 1921 Dixie Avenue project, bringing passenger rail to the Lehigh Valley to stimulate our economy, and maintaining our commitment to environmental sustainability through high-tech manufacturing.

The address was broadcast live on 69-WFMZ and is available for viewing in full on WFMZ’s website.


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