Josh Popichak

Josh Popichak

Josh Popichak is a journalist and publisher who is passionate about providing an open online platform and advocating for independent, local news. He has covered news--first in print, later online--in the Saucon Valley area of eastern Pennsylvania since 2005. In addition to writing extensively about local issues, he uses Facebook, Instagram and other social media to help personalize and broaden awareness of topics affecting the communities he covers. He also manages the Facebook pages for several local businesses as part of his business, Saucon Source LLC. He is a 1999 graduate of Bates College, where he was a history major and arts editor for the student newspaper.

Recent Posts

St. Luke's

St. Luke’s Announces List of 2018 Graduating Residents and Fellows

St. Luke’s University Health Network recently announced its 2018 Intern, Resident and Fellow graduates–physicians and providers who have completed specialty training through residencies and fellowships at St. Luke’s. The 26th annual graduation ceremony was held June 15 at Moravian College Foy Hall. Continue Reading →

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‘Dental Tourism’ Savings Can Come at High Price: Word of Mouth With Dr. Clarke Woodruff (Sponsored)

Having a dental procedure performed in another country at a significant savings may seem appealing, but if something goes wrong the financial implications can be staggering, and obtaining legal recourse is nearly impossible, says Dr. Clarke Woodruff, DMD, of Hellertown. Continue Reading →

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flame gas UGI

UGI Announces Price Cut, Average Customer Will Save $1.81 a Month

Residential heating customers of UGI Utilities Inc.’s Gas Division will see their monthly gas bills decrease by an average of $1.81 beginning July 1 due to a tax relief credit, the company said Thursday. The price cut came after the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission directed utility companies to provide a credit to customers based on the decrease in federal corporate tax rates and other tax changes under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Continue Reading →

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Limeport Pike

3 Miles of Limeport Pike to Be Closed for Bridge Replacement

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced Thursday that a nearly three-mile section of Limeport Pike in Upper Saucon and Lower Milford townships will be closed from Saturday, June 23 through mid-August for the replacement of a 1928 bridge over a tributary to the Saucon Creek. Continue Reading →

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