The Home News is a community paper that serves readers in and around the boroughs of Bath, Chapman, Northampton and Nazareth, and the townships of Allen, East Allen, Moore, Lehigh, Bushkill and Lower & Upper Nazareth.
The newspaper was founded by William John Halbfoerster Senior in December of 1942, and was published by the Halbfoerster Family through three generations. The paper was purchased by Robert Carter in November of 2004 who published the paper through April of 2008 when The Home News was purchased by Paul & Lisa Prass of Innovative Designs & Publishing, Inc.
The Home News is family-oriented with local, informative, educational and newsworthy items… From our front page headlines with municipal and school coverage, to: editorial opinion and comment; family and social pages; sports and outdoors; senior citizens activities; church listing and news; obituaries; civic organizations; sports teams, and the sales and services our local merchants provide…
The newspaper is intended to be a resource for the local community, it publishes local news, especially the kind of news that the daily papers will not print, including news that will help public service organizations including churches, schools, clubs, and other nonprofit organizations.
The Publication is mailed out to paid-subscripers and sold at several Distribution Locations.