Saucon Valley High School students Emily Ackerman, Laura Gombocz, Sophia Israel and Alex Youse participated in the First Annual Husky Dog-Pound Challenge at Bloomsburg University on Tuesday, April 18. The students are members of Kim Flueso’s high school Entrepreneurship class.
The day after a setback against the Easton Red Rovers, the Saucon Valley Lady Panthers defended their home turf against the visiting Pleasant Valley Bears. Perhaps a little shaken after crashing from the highs of the big, championship caliber game against Easton, the Panthers did not play their best. But, they were able to shake off the sluggishness and finish the contest with a 15-8 victory over the Bears.
A former Meals on Wheels of Northampton County volunteer from Lower Saucon Township was sentenced to 5 to 23 months in prison and 10 years of probation after previously pleading no contest to charges he assaulted two women on the same day in February 2015. Continue Reading →
The Lady Panthers traveled to Easton yesterday to take on one of the Lehigh Valley’s hottest teams. The Lady Rovers, earlier in the week, had crushed league leading Emmaus 21-12. It was an opportunity for the Panthers to make a huge statement to lacrosse fans across the Valley, but the Panther efforts came up just short. Easton gave up the lead late, but was able to rebound and hold off the Panthers down the stretch. Continue Reading →
Hellertown Police Friday released more information about a raid they carried out on a home at 39 Kiernan Avenue Thursday; a raid which led to the arrest of a man and woman on felony drug charges. Continue Reading →
The track and field at Saucon Valley was getting a work-out earlier this week as Coach Kolosky and his athletes hosted back to back competitions on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Girls’ Track and Field program had a great couple of days improving to a 6-1 record. The Boys, at 2-5, split their efforts with a win and a loss. Continue Reading →
A former serial bank robber who was convicted of the September 6, 2007 robbery of the former KNBT bank branch at 741 Main St., Hellertown–which today is a BB&T branch–is the so-called ‘Straw Hat Bandit,’ federal authorities say. Continue Reading →