George Gress Lower Saucon Council

Op-Ed: ‘The Truth About Lower Saucon Township Taxes’

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George Gress is a candidate for Lower Saucon Township Council. Opinion related to the upcoming general election must be submitted no later than Tuesday, Oct. 26, as no letters will be published between Thursday, Oct. 28 and Election Day, Nov. 2.

Jason Moon Concert

Iraq War Veteran to Perform Free Concert in Coopersburg

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Jason Moon, an Iraq War veteran and singer-songwriter, will present a free concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31 at St. John’s UCC, 538 E. Thomas St. in Coopersburg. Moon is the founder of Warrior Songs, a nonprofit that seeks to use music and the arts to inspire and promote healing for military veterans.

Lower Saucon Fire Rescue Hosts Open House (Photos)

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The volunteers who contribute their time and talent to helping keep Lower Saucon Township safe welcomed members of the community to an open house Tuesday, where they promoted fire safety and encouraged others to join Lower Saucon Fire Rescue.

Rt. 309 Road Work

Trucker Charged in Rt. 309 Wreck That Left Teen Injured

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A tractor-trailer driver from North Carolina has been charged with aggravated assault by vehicle and recklessly endangering another person for allegedly causing an accident on Rt. 309 in Upper Saucon Township last spring that left a teenage boy seriously injured.

Saucon Valley Survives Indian Scare

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On Friday night the Saucon Valley Panthers loaded the bus and made the trip to Lehighton for a clash with the Indians.  The 3-4 Panthers were looking to get their record to even, while Lehighton was hoping to secure their second win of the season. Weather-wise, it proved to be a a beautiful night for football.  Excitement-wise, it was a highly entertaining competition. Injury-wise it proved costly as the Panthers lost the talents of Dante Mahaffey, Jared Rohn and Jack Marouchoc.

Haunted Restaurants Lehigh Valley

Haunted Lehigh Valley Restaurants to Visit This Halloween, Pt. 2

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The Lehigh Valley has no shortage of bars and restaurants housed in historic buildings. Many of these eateries have operated for generations, and in some cases they have apparently done so with a little help from “spirits,” both literal and figurative.