Large Flowerheads Concert Park

Chamber Hopes to Bring Live Music Back to Dimmick Park in 2021

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The year 2020 was full of doldrums and disappointments, but in 2021 there is hope for better things to come–like listening to live music in a landmark local park–as more progress continues to be made against the COVID-19 virus. One example of how much progress has already been made in the fight against the disease is the fact that at the latest Hellertown Borough Council meeting, on Jan. 19, the borough’s Music in the Park free summer concert series was on the agenda.

Police Car Hellertown Firearm

Hellertown Police Respond to Question About Use of Excessive Force

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At Monday’s Hellertown Borough Council meeting, borough police chief Robert Shupp shed some light on how his department is trained to avoid the use of excessive force. In the wake of the death of George Floyd, borough elected officials also addressed the topic of racism in the community.

Pool

Borough Council Declines to Open Hellertown Pool

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Despite a plea from the pool’s manager to reconsider their earlier decision to shutter the Hellertown Pool this summer due to the coronavirus pandemic, borough council members said Monday they have little choice but to close it given the current circumstances.