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Updating Northampton County's History - A Book Talk with Glenn K


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Veteran journalist Glenn Kranzley talks about his new book "Still Changing, Still Home: Northampton County Since the 1950's."

Among the topics covered in the book are the economic shift from industrial manufacturing to service and retail, the loss of farmland, changes in the makeup of the population, and the evolution of the area's culture, transportation, schools, and government

Kranzley, a lifelong resident of the Lehigh Valley, worked as a Bethlehem Globe Times reporter and Morning Call opinion page editor until he retired. His experience as a writer-researcher led the Northampton County Historical and Genealogical Society to choose Kranzley to update the previous local history titled Northampton Heritage: The Story of an American County by E. Gordon Alderfer published in 1953.

Books will be available for purchase and signing. This free program is open to the public and will be held in the Catherine Drake Meeting Room on the lower level of the Main Library. Handicapped access is available from the Church Street entrance. Light refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Library.

Registration is not required.