Today in the Saucon Valley High School library Panther athletic director Bob Frey announced that senior Jason Jones was signing a letter of intent to continue his academic and wrestling career at Keystone College.
Benjamin J. Szydlow, a member of Boy Scout Troop #364 in Coopersburg and a resident of Saucon Valley, recently attained the rank of Eagle Scout, which is the highest rank the Boy Scouts offers. Continue Reading →
An Allentown man has been charged with felony theft of a motor vehicle and other charges after Lower Saucon Township Police say an investigation revealed that he allegedly took a woman’s car without her permission from the 3000 block of Scenic View Lane on the evening of July 22. Continue Reading →
A Bethlehem motorist was cited after Lower Saucon Township Police say he allegedly missed the stop sign at Colesville and Black River Road, crossed over Black River Road and ended up in a field. Continue Reading →
On Saturday the Little Panthers took on the tough Catasauqua Rough Riders at Dimmick Park. It was Week 4 of the Colonial League Youth Football League; the fourth week of eight regular season games. Every week, football recognizes a player, or players, with a “Panther Pride” award. The cheer coaches choose deserving girls and identify them with a “Panther Spirit” award.
Panther senior Zach Petiet has no shortage of highlight runs throughout his career. Well, here is another that he made in the 1st Quarter of the Panther victory against the Catasauqua Rough Riders. It was a basic “lead” play, where fullback Christian “Mongo” Alling led Petiet through the line of scrimmage. Petiet would cut off Mongo’s lead block and use his speed to the end zone. Continue Reading →
The Saucon Valley Panthers and the Catasauqua Rough Riders both entered Friday night’s football fight with 2-1 records. The winner would remain in contention for the 2017 Colonial League crown. The loser would fall from league contention and slide to the middle of the Colonial League pack. On a wonderful night for high school football, the Panthers came out on top by a 49-21 score. It was Zach “Lightning” Petiet and the Saucon defense that led the way early. Continue Reading →
Yesterday the Saucon Valley high school girls’ soccer team defeated the Palmerton Blue Bombers by a 5-0 score. Saucon was paced by junior Brooke Riefenstahl and her four goals. Senior Mackenzie Dickey added another in the Panther victory. Saucon Valley improved to a 3-1-2 overall record and remain unbeaten (2-0-2) in the Colonial League. Continue Reading →
The Saucon Valley Panthers and their 2-1 record now turn their full attention to the Catasauqua Rough Riders for another Friday night football fight. The Roughies currently hold a 2-1. Their two wins were over Northern Lehigh (38-20) and Pen Argyl (17-14). Week One, the Roughies lost a shootout to Salisbury 47-29. There is a lot laying on the line in this game. This contest will be a battle to see who can win and stay near the top of Colonial League standings while the loser slides back to mediocrity. Continue Reading →
A 26-year-old Reading man is facing drug-related charges after Pennsylvania State Police say he was found to be in possession of 350 bags of heroin mixed with the painkiller fentanyl during a traffic stop on I-78 in Lower Saucon Township Wednesday. Continue Reading →
The Saucon Valley School Board’s 5-2 vote Tuesday gave the South Side Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance (LERTA) program, designed to stimulate the redevelopment of former Bethlehem Steel Corp. land, which includes 1,400 acres of brownfields, another five years. Continue Reading →
A panel of experts, recovering addicts and representatives of support, prevention and education agencies will convene at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 20 at St. John’s UCC, 538 E. Thomas St., Coopersburg. Continue Reading →