2019 Dewey Fire Company Carnival & Fireworks

The 2019 Dewey Fire Company Carnival will be held nightly at Hellertown’s Dimmick Park (next to the fire station) from Tuesday, July 16 through Saturday, July 20. The carnival features rides, food and amusements and is open from 6 to 10 p.m.

Borough, Township Police Remind Residents of Fireworks Laws

On the eve of Independence Day, when many local residents will celebrate the national holiday with their own colorful displays of fireworks, local officials are reminding them that in spite of the legalization of fireworks in Pennsylvania there are rules that still must be followed when using them.


Borough Looks to Take Hard-Line Stance on Fireworks

After fielding complaints from several residents about loud fireworks being exploded late at night, frightening pets and generally causing a nuisance, Hellertown Borough Council discussed taking action to regulate or possibly even ban them at their meeting Monday night.

Fireworks Law Means Bigger Boomers for Sale, But Mind the Neighbors

A new Pennsylvania fireworks law means state residents can now legally purchase the higher-powered explosives that were once only sold at fireworks stores to out-of-state residents. But purchasers of these ‘bigger boomers’ should know that local and state laws regulating noise and setbacks are in place, and will be enforced by law enforcement authorities.