Saucon Valley High School students Emily Ackerman, Laura Gombocz, Sophia Israel and Alex Youse participated in the First Annual Husky Dog-Pound Challenge at Bloomsburg University on Tuesday, April 18. The students are members of Kim Flueso’s high school Entrepreneurship class.
The day after a setback against the Easton Red Rovers, the Saucon Valley Lady Panthers defended their home turf against the visiting Pleasant Valley Bears. Perhaps a little shaken after crashing from the highs of the big, championship caliber game against Easton, the Panthers did not play their best. But, they were able to shake off the sluggishness and finish the contest with a 15-8 victory over the Bears.
A postal truck driver who post office officials say is no longer employed by the United States Postal Service is accused of causing a hit-and-run accident in the 2300 block of Wassergass Road April 9, according to Lower Saucon Township Police. Continue Reading →
The 35-year-old Hellertown man accused of drinking and driving before he crashed a flatbed work truck into a downtown Hellertown business last week escaped from an ambulance during a post-crash medical evaluation, only to be captured by police 45 minutes later while allegedly drinking a beer in the secluded Cinder Banks area of the borough, according to authorities. Continue Reading →
A Lower Saucon Township man who struck a utility pole as he was driving on Lower Saucon Road on the afternoon of March 28 was determined to be driving under the influence of alcohol and has since been charged with DUI, township police said Monday in a news release. Continue Reading →
Driving unusually slowly was what attracted the attention of police officers responding to a medical call in Steel City to an allegedly intoxicated motorist April 1, Lower Saucon Township Police said Monday in a news release. Continue Reading →
After a setback last week against powerful Pennridge, the Saucon Valley Girls lacrosse team got back on the winning track Monday afternoon with an 18-4 win over the Liberty Lady Hurricanes. The Panthers improved to 5-2 this season while the Canes dropped to 1-6. Continue Reading →