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Tax Changes Have You Anxious? H&R Block in Hellertown is Here to Help (Sponsored)

The tax changes that became law late last year won’t affect your 2017 tax return, but many taxpayers already have questions and are looking for answers from trusted professionals. They need look no further than H&R Block in Hellertown, which was founded as a locally-owned franchise in 1980, making this their 38th tax season serving the Saucon Valley. Continue Reading →

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Woman Called to ICE Stop in Hellertown Arrested on Unrelated Warrant, Police Say

An Allentown woman who police say was called to the scene of a traffic stop that was being conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials and police in the 1600 block of Main Street Friday morning was herself arrested on an outstanding drug-related warrant from Lehigh County, Hellertown Police said Monday. Continue Reading →

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A Letter from the Publisher: Please Subscribe to Our Newsletter

A newsletter is an alternative, convenient way to get all the news you need. With the recent changes announced by Facebook–changes that are expected to affect how you see news in your personal news feed–subscribing to our newsletter will help ensure that you’ll never miss seeing another important local news story. Continue Reading →

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Rapid Flashing Devices Won’t Be Installed as Planned at Water Street Trail Crossing

A planned pedestrian safety improvement at a busy Water Street rail trail crossing in Hellertown that was recently the scene of an accident involving a bicyclist and a motorist won’t be made as originally planned, however an alternative improvement won borough council’s support Tuesday evening. Continue Reading →

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Lower Saucon Council Welcomes New Councilman

A new face on Lower Saucon Township Council was welcomed at its Jan. 2 reorganization meeting. Ryan Stauffer–who was elected to council in November, replacing Ron Horiszny who had served since the summer of 2005–was sworn in by township staff member and notary public Diane Palik. Continue Reading →

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