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Alleged Hair Product Theft, Sentence in Garbageman Assault Case: Top Local News

Stories about the alleged use of counterfeit $20 bills at a local pizza restaurant and snow removal reminders for Lower Saucon Township residents were also among the most-read on Hellertown-Lower Saucon Patch this week.

Man Steals $3,200 in Hair Products from Giant Stores: Police
A Lower Saucon Township man is accused of stealing hair products from Giant supermarkets in Trexlertown, Allentown, Quakertown and Hellertown.

Woman Who Hit Garbageman, Told Him 'I Drive a Range Rover,' Sentenced to Probation
Sarah M. Hart, 49, of North Drive, Lower Saucon Township, was sentenced to two years of probation and 50 hours of community service—as well as a requirement to continue mental health treatment—for assaulting a garbageman outside her home.

Man Passed Bad $20 Bills at Pizza Parlor, Police Say

A Hellertown man was charged with theft by deception, after Lower Saucon Township police say he passed two bad $20 bills at a local pizza parlor Dec. 4.

Lower Saucon Issues Snow Removal Reminders for Residents
It's wintertime, and Lower Saucon Township is reminding residents to clear sidewalks and fire hydrants of ice and snow, move cars from cul-de-sacs and dead-end streets to allow for plowing, and refrain from putting snow in roads.

The Boy Scouts Want Your Christmas Trees
To assist residents who need help with tree disposal, local Boy Scout Troop 416 is planning two curbside pickup dates—Jan. 11 and Jan. 18—in Hellertown and select sections of Lower Saucon Township.

Township Teen Drove Too Fast, Struck Tree, Police Say
In a news release, police said the teen wasn't injured, but reported that the teen's vehicle sustained disabling damage in the accident.

Saucon Valley Mentors' Gift Drive Benefits More Than 40 Kids
Participants in the Saucon Valley School District's mentorship program recently celebrated the conclusion of a successful holiday gift drive that benefited dozens of other Saucon Valley students.

Resident Says Renew LV Part of 'Agenda 21,' Director Says It Isn't
A Hellertown resident cautioned Hellertown Borough Council to be wary of the sustainable regional planning initiative Renew Lehigh Valley, saying it is part of the United Nations' 'Agenda 21' plan.

Residents Sought to Fill Vacancies on Borough Boards
The Borough of Hellertown is currently seeking interested residents of the borough to fill vacancies on the Zoning Hearing Board, the Rental Property Board of Appeals and the Saucon Rail Trail Oversight Commission in 2014.

5 Gallons of Diesel Fuel Dumped on Driveway, Police Say
Lower Saucon Township Police say they're investigating the dumping of five gallons of diesel fuel on a driveway in the 2800 block of County Line Road as a case of criminal mischief.

Photo: The Giant supermarket in Lower Saucon Township (Patch file photo)

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