Banonis Meeting

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.

Hellertown Library

Letter: The Hellertown Area Library Needs Your Help

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Friends of the Hellertown Area Library president Larry O’Donnell says community support is needed to help keep the library’s resources and programs available to Lower Saucon Township residents.

Dimmick Park

Hellertown, L. Saucon Awarded $300K+ in Grants for Park Upgrades

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The Saucon Valley area is already well-known for its verdant parks and recreational facilities such as the Saucon Rail Trail. There is always room for improvement, however, and that’s what will be happening to the area’s park network thanks to more than $300,000 in grant awards from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR).