Community | Saucon Source Your Source for Saucon Valley News Thu, 15 Aug 2019 20:00:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Community | Saucon Source 32 32 Hospice Doc’s Cross-State ‘Don’t Wait’ Bike Ride Begins in L. Saucon Thu, 15 Aug 2019 19:41:23 +0000 When Ric Baxter, MD, pedals away from St. Luke’s University Hospital Network’s (SLUHN) Hospice House in Lower Saucon Township Sept. 2, beginning his trans-Pennsylvania bike trip, he’ll be taking an urgent message to the people he meets along the way: Don’t wait.]]> 0 Police Seek Woman Wanted for Theft from East Greenville Walmart Thu, 15 Aug 2019 19:11:51 +0000 Pennsylvania State Police are asking for the public's help with identifying and locating a woman wanted for allegedly shoplifting clothing and shoes from the Walmart store in East Greenville on Aug. 3.]]> 0 Hellertown Library’s Book Bike Will Bring Reading to Community Tue, 13 Aug 2019 23:42:56 +0000 The Hellertown Area Library accomplished a first Tuesday, when it unveiled its new book bike named Wheelie at a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted with the Hellertown-Lower Saucon Chamber of Commerce.]]> 0 UPDATED: Stuck Truck Shuts Down Easton Road in Lower Saucon Township Tue, 13 Aug 2019 22:22:17 +0000 A truck driver pulling a Walmart trailer got more than he bargained for Tuesday afternoon, as he attempted to make a right turn from Ringhoffer Road onto Easton Road in Lower Saucon Township, striking the bridge that spans a branch of the Saucon Creek at that intersection.]]> 0 West Nile Virus Confirmed in Northampton County Mosquito Tue, 13 Aug 2019 20:24:40 +0000 The first confirmation of West Nile virus in Northampton County this year came Tuesday, with a report from the state's West Nile Virus Control Program indicating that a mosquito tested in the City of Easton tested positive for it.]]> 0 Steel Club Owner to Saucon Teachers: ‘Teach Them to Want to Learn’ Mon, 12 Aug 2019 23:57:46 +0000 The youth of today may be frequently portrayed as unambitious and gaming-obsessed, but there's much more to the story of who they are and who they'll become, Steel Club owner David Spirk told a group of Saucon Valley teachers in a presentation Friday.]]> 0 Pets in Need of Homes: Norton (Brought to You by A Furry Tail Come True) Mon, 12 Aug 2019 03:54:58 +0000 Norton is a sweet boy who is well-behaved, listens fairly well, has nice manners and deserves a chance to find his fur-ever home. Meet him at the Center for Animal Health and Welfare.]]> 0 Be Prepared for Early September Northeast Extension Closure, Detour Mon, 12 Aug 2019 03:38:07 +0000 If you're planning to drive the Pennsylvania Turnpike's Northeast Extension the weekend of Sept. 6-9, you should be aware that the section of the highway between the Lehigh Valley (Allentown) and Mahoning Valley (Lehighton) exits will be closed in both directions for a bridge replacement project.]]> 0