Northampton County policies and parks win recognition as an ‘age-friendly’ community

Northampton County has won recognition from the AARP for its age-friendly policies, including a growing park system.

In accepting the recognition from the retiree group last week, County Executive Lamont McClure referred to a study that contends the region is a great place to retire.

“We knew it was a great place to live, work and raise your family, but now we know it’s one of the best places in the country to retire,” he said Thursday at a county council meeting. Read More.