Working out doesn't have to feel like work

Take Work Out of Your Workout: Bar Talk With Eric Bartosz

Est. Read Time: 4 mins

Give some thought to activities you enjoyed in the past but have, over time, stopped doing. If you find yourself wanting to live a more active lifestyle but less than enthused about traditional workout options, try making a list of your favorite physical activities from when you were a kid on summer vacation.

Simone Biles

Simone Biles’ Decision Was Hers Alone to Make (OP-ED)

Est. Read Time: 4 mins

Even with Biles’ removal of herself from competition, the team was still able to claim a medal, and a new American gymnast was able to win gold in the individual competition, which likely wouldn’t have been possible if Biles had decided to compete.

William Henry Harrison Hellertown

Olden Days, 1840: Hellertown Loved William Henry Harrison in 1813

Est. Read Time: 3 mins

In our oldest “Olden Days” to date–by far–we examine an editorial published by an early Pocono newspaper in June 1840. Remarkably, the story is partly about an event that had occurred 27 years earlier in Hellertown, that being a celebration of Gen. William Henry Harrison’s defeat of British forces at the Battle of the Thames during the War of 1812.

Reboot Your Commute Work Time

Reboot Your Commute: Bar Talk With Eric Bartosz

Est. Read Time: 3 mins

Many people who now work from home or in a hybrid model are missing the mental downtime they enjoyed during their morning and evening commutes, pre-pandemic. BAR40 author and Saucon Source columnist Eric Bartosz explains that you can still enjoy that mental space with a little planning.

Public Works Mayor Council

Passion–Not Gender or Race–Define Borough Council (Op-Ed)

Est. Read Time: 2 mins

Responding to a recent op-ed about diversity on Hellertown Borough Council, Mayor David Heintzelman penned a letter to the community, telling them that he and council members “share something I believe is essential–an unwavering love of the town in which we live and the neighbors we volunteer to serve.”