In this episode we highlight the top news headlines for the week of Dec. 5, 2019. Episode 2 also includes a Saucon Valley wrestling season preview from Keith ‘Rief’ Riefenstahl, our first weekly weather update from Lehigh Valley Weather Authority and an in-depth interview with local realtors Justin Kline and Steve Hollander, whose new company called House and Land is located in Hellertown.
In this episode we highlight the top news headlines for the week of Nov. 27, 2019. Episode 1 also includes interviews with Jessica O’Donnell, Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce; June Rose, Kindred Spirits Books & Gifts; and RC Moore, RC Moore Vintage.
The Bethlehem Steel Corporation played a significant role in the 20th century development of the Saucon Valley, which is one of the reasons Saucon Source will bring you the Martin Tower implosion live on Facebook this Sunday, May 19, in Bethlehem, Pa.
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A milestone in independent local digital news was reached Sunday when Saucon Source celebrated its one-year anniversary with an open house in the Tavern Room at the historic Heller-Wagner Grist Mill in Hellertown. The open house–which featured refreshments–was a way of saying “thank you” you to the web-based local news business’s many friends and supporters, as well as an opportunity that many exciting innovations are yet to come, founding publisher Josh Popichak said. More than 50 people–including loyal readers, advertisers and elected officials– attended the open house, which was held from 2 to 4 p.m. and was open to the public. Popichak delivered brief remarks to about half of those who attended, many of whom expressed their deep appreciation for the coverage of Saucon Valley news that Saucon Source has provided since it launched on Oct. 28, 2014, following a successful four-month GoFundMe campaign that raised more than $7,000 in startup capital.
Saucon Source is proud to announce that Heintzelman Funeral Home Inc. of Hellertown has become our obituaries sponsor as well as our first section sponsor. We wish to thank the business and owner David Heintzelman for their support for local news. Heintzelman Funeral Home recently celebrated the 31st anniversary of its purchase of the Templeton Funeral Home–a business that dates back to 1897. The business is well-known for its commitment to community service, and its support for annual events such as the Saucon Valley Spirit Parade and Dimmickfest. This year, Heintzelman Funeral Home is once again the premier sponsor of the Dr. and Mrs. Max Littner Memorial Lecture Series for Bereavement, which will be presented in conjunction with St.