Business | Saucon Source Your Source for Saucon Valley News Sat, 14 Sep 2019 22:51:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Business | Saucon Source 32 32 Water Street Bridge Project On Schedule, Official Says Sat, 14 Sep 2019 22:51:23 +0000 Despite a few rumors to the contrary that have been circulating around Hellertown, the $3.8 million Water Street Bridge replacement project is on schedule, Borough Manager Cathy Hartranft confirmed this week.]]> 0 ‘Too Good to Be True’ Paving ‘Deals’ Actually Scams, Police Say Fri, 13 Sep 2019 04:43:34 +0000 If something seems too good to be true, it almost always is, Lower Saucon Township Police are reminding residents. Police have described an all-too-common scenario in which residents are turned into victims by the allure of a bargain combined with their own naivete.]]> 0 Ground Broken on Mixed Use Development on Rt. 378 in Upper Saucon Fri, 06 Sep 2019 22:27:56 +0000 Nearly eight years after plans for it were approved by the Upper Saucon Township Board of Supervisors, ground has finally been broken on a mixed use development that will include residential and commercial properties at Route 378 and Center Valley Parkway.]]> 0 Trails Transforming Communities Like Hellertown, State Official Says Tue, 03 Sep 2019 16:48:31 +0000 The power of trails to transform communities by turning them into more attractive places to live was acknowledged as part of the launch of a new initiative called the Lehigh Valley Green Retail Program at Saucon Valley Bikes in Hellertown Tuesday.]]> 0 Owners of L. Saucon’s Old Well Farm Find ‘Gold’ With Goat’s Milk Soap Tue, 03 Sep 2019 02:20:52 +0000 It's a product we all need but perhaps don't always think about a lot. The owners of Lower Saucon Township's Old Well Farm, however, are putting a lot of thought into soap, which is why they're succeeding at making it the old-fashioned way, using lye and milk from Nigerian Dwarf goats they raise.]]> 0 Rushland Ridge Vineyard & Winery Acclaimed for ‘Best Red’ (Sponsored) Sat, 31 Aug 2019 22:02:12 +0000 The motto for Rushland Ridge Vineyard & Winery near Jamison in Bucks County could easily be "small but mighty." Although its annual output is a modest 2,000 gallons, owner Ed Ullman's winery has a devoted following thanks to its award-winning cabernet franc and other wines.]]> 0 See a Praying Mantis Devour a Spotted Lanternfly (Photos) Thu, 29 Aug 2019 20:38:52 +0000 The spotted lanternfly that's threatening millions of dollars worth of crops and affecting the quality of life of millions of Pennsylvanians doesn't have an abundance of natural predators, which is one of the reasons why lanternflies themselves are increasingly abundant. But one species that enjoys a spotted lanternfly snack is the praying mantis.]]> 0 Hellertown Gym Owner Sets Sights on State Representative’s Seat Tue, 27 Aug 2019 21:52:41 +0000 A Hellertown gym owner and competitive body builder is ready to trade in cardio for the campaign trail over the next 14 months. Main Street Gym owner Kevin Branco has declared his candidacy for the 131st state House seat which has been held by Republican Justin Simmons since 2011.]]> 0