The Saucon Valley Lady Panthers are a very young team loaded with underclassmen. Yet, they appeared loose and played with mature poise and focus. The young Lady Panthers were able to seize the day and win the District XI title.
Lower Saucon Township Police said in a news release Thursday that an Emmaus woman who allegedly caused a hit-and-run crash at Bingen and Old Mill roads May 13 has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident, failing to give or render aid, failure to notify the police department of an accident involving property damage, speeding and driving while privileges are suspended/revoked due to a DUI.
Lower Saucon Township Police said Friday that a Slatington woman has been cited for a left turn violation following an accident that occurred at Easton and Lower Saucon roads Sunday afternoon. Continue Reading →
A Saucon Valley Middle School student was not seriously injured when a plastic pellet from an Airsoft-style pistol fired by an elementary school student struck her in the back while she was waiting at a school bus stop Friday morning, associate elementary school principal James Deegan said in an email to parents. Continue Reading →
The invalidation last year by the Pennsylvania courts of the landmark gaming law that provided for municipal host fees, and the failure of the state legislature to do anything to remedy the situation is the reason why two full-time Hellertown police officers are being laid off, borough council president Tom Rieger said Thursday. Continue Reading →
After the second and final day of the 2017 PIAA District XI AAA Track and Field Championships, freshman Talitha Diggs will join junior Joslynn Rose at Shippensburg University for the 2017 PIAA State Championships which start on Friday, May 26. Diggs won gold in both the 200M and 400M Runs to secure her Trip to Ship. Her 200M time of 24.77 is a new District XI record. Continue Reading →
Hellertown borough is one step closer to having a new mayor for the first time in two decades, after Hellertown businessman and civic leader David Heintzelman won the Democratic mayoral primary election Tuesday. Continue Reading →
A Bethlehem man who police say called 911 for help and told an operator he had run out of gas on Rt. 378 at Frederick Street didn’t have a car with him and ended up being cited for alleged public drunkenness, Lower Saucon Township Police said Wednesday. Continue Reading →
An Allentown attorney and Lower Saucon Township resident ran unopposed on the Democratic primary election ballot for a seat on township council, and will face off against incumbent Republican councilmen Glenn Kern and Ron Horiszny–both of whom are running for re-election–in the November general election. Continue Reading →
After the first day of the 2017 PIAA District XI AAA Track and Field Championships, the Saucon Valley Panthers are sending one athlete to the States. Junior Pole Vaulter Joslynn Rose cleared 10 feet for the first time this year to earn her way to Shippensburg University for the 2017 PIAA State Championships which start on Friday, May 26. Continue Reading →
Bethlehem attorney and Hellertown resident Alan Mege has won both the Democratic and Republican primary elections for Saucon Valley magisterial district judge, per unofficial Northampton County election results. Continue Reading →
One incumbent and three newcomers triumphed in both the Democratic and Republican Saucon Valley School Board primary elections Tuesday, on a day when overall voter turnout was reportedly low throughout Saucon Valley and Northampton County as a whole. Continue Reading →
A retail pet store franchise which already has locations in Bethlehem Township, Allentown, Quakertown and Phillipsburg plans to open a store in the Creekside Marketplace (Giant) shopping center on Rt. 412 in Lower Saucon Township. Continue Reading →
After discussing concerns about emergency vehicle access and whether or not all the neighbors on the street would be willing to give up access to their properties for a period of time, Hellertown Borough Council unanimously approved a resident’s request to hold a block party in the 1100 block of New Jersey Avenue in mid-June. Continue Reading →