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Lower Saucon Council Reduces Funding for Hellertown Area Library

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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.

Zoning Lower Saucon Township Councilman

Longtime Lower Saucon Township Councilman Resigns

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A longtime Lower Saucon Township councilman’s resignation became official at council’s meeting Wednesday. Glenn Kern, 62, had served on township council since 2001–and was at one time council president–but poor health in recent years has affected his meeting attendance.