Saucon Valley Students Masks

Back at School, SV Students May Have to Mask Up Under COVID Plan

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Under a revised district health and safety plan approved by the Saucon Valley School Board last week–following a special meeting that lasted more than five hours–students in the district will be required to wear masks again if community transmission of COVID-19 in Northampton County reaches levels that are deemed “substantial” or “high.”

Northampton County Covid

COVID: Northampton Co. Reports Highest Daily Case No. Since April

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As the highly-transmissable Delta variant’s spread has coupled with falling vaccination rates, COVID-19 statistics around the U.S. and in Pennsylvania have taken a turn for the worse in recent weeks. And in Northampton County, where a key indicator of the virus’ spread has placed it at a Very High risk level, the numbers may be particularly troubling.

Fun at Hellertown Borough Authority’s Open House (Photos)

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If you live or work in Hellertown and have ever wondered about the borough’s public water supply, the place to be last Thursday was the Hellertown Borough Authority, which hosted a community open house at its headquarters on Durham Street.