A Saucon Valley High School business education teacher for 14 years and head varsity wrestling coach for 12, Chad Shirk announced that he has been appointed the school’s new Dean of Students in an email to parents Thursday.
Friday night the 8-1 Saucon Valley Panthers will welcome the 7-2 Palisades Pirates to Hellertown after last week’s epic victory at Notre Dame. The Pirates will by no means be an easy out and the Panthers must be ready to be all-in for this rivalry game. Palisades represents the one last hurdle for the Panthers to clear before claiming sole ownership of the 2016 Colonial League title. Continue Reading →
A little pink bling could cost a Bethlehem man a lot in terms of his driving privileges and resulted in another DUI charge against him–his second in less than four months, according to court records. Continue Reading →
A local Catholic school that prides itself on providing a challenging education in a nurturing environment to children in grades K-8 will host an open house for families on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. Continue Reading →
The 2016 Saucon Valley Spirit Parade drew thousands of spectators to Hellertown Sunday. Under blue skies, local residents watch six divisions of floats, bands and marchers go by. “This year more than ever I thought people took a lot of thought and pride into their presentations,” Parade Chairman David Heintzelman said in announcing the results Monday. “I personally believe all of the entries were winners.” Heintzelman issued special thanks to the Mayor of Hellertown, Hellertown Borough and Lower Saucon Township councils, the local police and public works departments, the parade judges, the announcers, Service Electric TV2, Silver Creek Country Club, food vendors, the parade volunteers and members of the community for helping make the 2016 Spirit Parade another memorable, fun event. Continue Reading →
A Saucon Valley High School senior has done his part to help beautify a historic Lower Saucon Township park property. Justin Morgandale, with help from friends and family, recently completed a cleanup of the barnyard area at the Heller Homestead on Friedensville Road as part of an approved Eagle Scout Project. Continue Reading →
The Lower Saucon Township website is 17 years old. It hasn’t been significantly upgraded in about 10 years and is showing its age, the owner of the company that designed and built it told council Wednesday. Continue Reading →
Saturday was the final week of the regular season for Saucon Valley youth football. The Saucon Flags and 130’s traveled to S. Lehigh for games against the Northwestern Lehigh Tigers. Continue Reading →