Landfill Rezoning Map

Opinion: Wake Up and Smell the Garbage, Lower Saucon

Est. Read Time: 3 mins

This is a letter to the editor. Letters must be signed and should be about local subjects of general interest. To submit a letter for consideration, email it to

Hellertown Library

Hellertown Library Will Continue to Serve LST Residents (Letter)

Est. Read Time: 8 mins

Hellertown Area Library Board of Trustees president Ken Solt says in his letter that in spite of a lack of funding from the township, the library will “continue free library services to LST residents for the time being.” Solt also provides insight into conversations with state library officials in which he says it has been learned that the current situation “has no known precedent in the Commonwealth.”

Banonis Meeting

Lower Saucon Council Reduces Funding for Hellertown Area Library

Est. Read Time: 11 mins

Concerns about a 5-year Hellertown Area Library funding agreement were aired by¬† Lower Saucon Township Council members at their meeting Wednesday, with council ultimately voting 4-1 to donate $50,000 to the library less a one-month installment payment made Jan. 1 instead of approving the agreement worth nearly $500,000, while opening up the possibility of a lawsuit against the library if access is denied to residents as a result of Wednesday’s decision.