Opponents of a proposed landfill expansion in Lower Saucon Township are taking their case to the motoring public by planting yard signs asking them to “Dump the Dump” along busy local roads and at intersections.
A standing room-only crowd filled Lower Saucon Town Hall’s meeting room Wednesday night to oppose a zoning amendment that would allow the Bethlehem Landfill on Applebutter Road to double in size by expanding across nearly 275 wooded acres. However, after a hearing that lasted several hours, township council voted 3-2 to approve the controversial rezoning from Rural Agricultural (RA) to Light Industrial (LI) and other changes.
A group of residents concerned about proposed rezoning that would allow the Bethlehem Landfill in Lower Saucon Township to expand have announced a public meeting that will be held Wednesday, Dec. 14 at Steel City Mennonite Church in Steel City.
As children most of us are taught that teamwork leads to success, and that was certainly the case this week, when several area organizations partnered to help ensure that 50 children in the Saucon Valley School District received a brand new bicycle for Christmas.
A local man who has faced the challenge of being homeless is enjoying a happier holiday season thanks to his friends at the Allentown Rescue Mission and his employer, IESI Bethlehem Landfill in Lower Saucon Township.