State Rep. Bob Freeman (D-136) said Wednesday that he has written to Chairman Mark Nordenberg of the Legislative Reapportionment Commission requesting that Hellertown be restored to the 136th district as part of the redistricting that is currently under way.
A revised land development proposal to build a single-family home on a subdivided lot at 85 Division Street near the center of the borough was advanced at the Aug. 11 Hellertown Planning Commission meeting, but not without some dissention.
What was once considered a nuclear option detonated in the Pennsylvania legislature this week, as Republican lawmakers—and a handful of Democrats—gave final approval to a resolution terminating Gov. Tom Wolf’s coronavirus emergency declaration.
A Hellertown woman is charged with a first degree misdemeanor count of making terroristic threats with intent to terrorize another person after police say she allegedly threatened to burn a house down in the 100 block of Cedar Road Wednesday.
Local volunteer firefighters were on the scene early Wednesday of a house fire that broke out around midnight at 314 Cedar Road in Hellertown borough. At about 12:20 a.m., the Lehigh Valley Breaking News Facebook page reported that smoke and fire were showing at the scene. As of 1 a.m. information was not yet available about what may have caused the blaze, and whether or not anyone was injured as a result of it. A neighborhood resident reported that the fire was under control by that time. The house in which the blaze occurred has been unoccupied for some time, the resident said.
An unusal opportunity exists for an entrepeneur or developer to purchase nearly an entire block of real estate with frontage on both Main and Front streets in Hellertown borough. How do you think it should be redeveloped?
A home at 4267 Roberts Avenue in Steel City, Lower Saucon Township was heavily damaged when a fire broke out inside it Monday afternoon. Steel City Volunteer Fire Company Chief Chris Snyder said the cause of the fire remains under investigation, but appears to be accidental.