Action Underway in Hellertown at DGPT Match Play Championship

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Tournament play at the 2021 Disc Golf Pro Tour Match Play Championship kicked off Friday morning at Steel Club in Hellertown. 16 of the top-ranked men’s disc golfers began playing their way through the course shortly after 10 a.m. under cloudy skies and a damp, low-70s forecast.

Aldi Hiring

Aldi Plans to Hire 20,000 Ahead of Holiday Season

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Grocery retailer ALDI, which operates more than 2,100 stores in 37 states, has announced that it is hiring more than 20,000 new store and warehouse employees to support its continued growth across the country and prepare for the busy 2021 holiday season.

First Responder PTSD

St. Luke’s Program Helps First Responders Deal with PTSD

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While first responders excel at preventing harm, they rarely seek help to combat the emotional toll their occupation can have on their own mental health. St. Luke’s University Health Network is addressing this issue by launching a program that provides support and therapy for first responders who suffer on-the-job post-traumatic stress disorder and other trauma-related side effects.

Halloween Candy

Donate Candy to Help Keep it Flowing During Spirit Parade

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Leading the effort to ensure that this year’s fleet of floats doesnt’ run out of candy is Hellertown Postmaster Joe DiRusso, who has once again volunteered the post office–which is located roughly at the parade’s midpoint–to serve as a “candy refill station.”

Panthers Clip Falcons For First Win

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The Salisbury Falcons and Saucon Valley Panthers collided Friday night at Hellertown in a Week-Two showdown.  The Falcons were clipped last week by Catasauqua while Saucon was slammed by Notre Dame in the season opener. It was to be a bounce-back brawl for both teams who were each searching for their first win.

Saucon Valley Area Cleans Up from Flash Flooding (Photos)

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A historic storm that dumped as much as 7 inches of rain on parts of the area Wednesday left sunny skies, cooler temperatures and plenty of debris to clean up in its wake, but the general consensus among residents seemed to be that it “could have been worse.”