Hellertown Lions, Water Authority Board Spruce Up Pavilion (Photos)

The tables in the wooded Alfred J. Fritchman Reservoir Park in Lower Saucon Township will soon be looking a lot better thanks to the volunteer efforts of Hellertown Lions Club members and Hellertown Borough Authority board members, who teamed up to sand, prime and paint several of them Sunday.

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After Paper Ballot Count, Unofficial Local Election Results are In

Irregularities in totals caused by Northampton County’s new electronic voting machines delayed the release of unofficial tallies from Tuesday’s election, as officials were forced to count paper ballots late into the evening. By early Wednesday morning, however, the unofficial results from all of the local and county-wide races were known.

Panther Play of the Week: The Return of Garcia

In the first round of the PIAA District XI playoffs, the homegrown Saucon Valley Panthers needed a lot to go their way in order to hang with Allentown Central Catholic Vikings.  After their big win over Bethlehem Catholic last week, Central Catholic, out of the powerful EPC South, seems to be peaking at the right time for post-season play.  The Panthers battled hard, but ultimately fell to the Vikings.

Saucon Battles Central Catholic In District XI Playoffs

For the sixth straight season Saucon Valley played their way into the PIAA District XI playoffs.  This year the Panthers found themselves in a rematch from the 2017 encounter they had with the Allentown Central Catholic Vikings.  Saucon entered the contest as the #5 seed, Central earned homefield advantage at J. Birney Crum Stadium as #4.  The winner would earn the right to advance in to the District XI semifinals and keep their hopes of a PIAA state championship alive.

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Bucks Man: St. Luke’s Care, Rehabilitation Saved His Life (Sponsored)

The St. Luke’s trauma and cardiovascular teams saved Cody Keifer’s life after an accident. Since then the health network’s orthopedic and rehabilitation experts have helped the 23-year-old from Ottsville, Bucks County get back on his feet and put his life back together.

How to Let Go, Forgive and Find Peace: Spiritual Corner With Amy

Getting real with yourself is not always easy or a pretty sight. But it can be the most wonderful and enlightening experience. Dig deep within yourself so you may hear your higher self over the loud voice of ego. Learn to let go, forgive and find peace on your journey.

Week 11 Panther Pregame Football Focus: Saucon @ Allentown Central Catholic

The post-season begins on Friday night for the #5 seeded Saucon Valley Panthers (6-4) as they travel to J. Birney Crum Stadium to mix it up with the #4  Allentown Central Catholic Vikings (6-4) in the PIAA District XI AAAA playoffs.  The Panthers limp into the postseason being down a handful of two-way starters and face a Viking team that seemed to have gotten better and better as the season rolled along.  Central defeated Bethlehem Catholic last week 31-24 and fell just short with their comeback effort against powerhouse Freedom 34-31.  A win will keep the season alive for Saucon Valley while a loss brings about the end to their 2019 season.

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Hellertown Karate Instructor Awarded ‘2019 Master of the Year’ Title

Saucon Valley Karate Academy, which is located in Hellertown, had 44 competitors who collectively took home 56 medals participate in a recent multi-state championship in the Poconos. Academy owner Master Philip J. Geiter was promoted to 5th degree Master at the championship.