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McDonald's Robber's Sentencing, 'Golden Broom' Award Top Local News

Also topping the headlines this week were stories about an alleged fight at the Saucon Valley High School bus loop and the Saucon Valley Jaycees' annual Breakfast with Santa, which is scheduled for Dec. 21.

Hellertown McDonald's Robber Sentenced to 5 to 10 Years in Prison
One of two men charged in the November 2010 armed robbery of the Hellertown McDonald's admitted to participating in the crime in Northampton County Court Monday.

YogaMos Receives First-Ever 'Golden Broom Award'
The owners of YogaMos, a Main Street yoga studio, were presented with the Hellertown Borough Business Revitalization Program's first Golden Broom during a ceremony held on Black Friday. The award was given in recognition of the business's attractive appearance.

Man, Boy Fought at High School Bus Loop, Police Say
A Lower Saucon Township man and a boy who allegedly fought Nov. 22 at the Saucon Valley High School bus loop have both been cited with harassment.

Saucon Valley Jaycees' Breakfast with Santa Set for Saturday, Dec. 21
The Saucon Valley Jaycees will host their annual Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 21 at 8:30 a.m. at Dewey Fire Co. Social Hall in Hellertown.

Driver Struck Car in Giant Parking Lot and Left Scene, Police Say
Lower Saucon Township police say a township man has been cited for allegedly leaving the scene of an accident involving an unattended vehicle.

Holiday Lights Turned On, Santa Welcomed in Hellertown
In spite of subfreezing temperatures, turnout was robust for the Hellertown-Lower Saucon Chamber of Commerce's annual Light Up Night event in downtown Hellertown Friday.

Mailbox Damaged, Possibly With Baseball Bat, Police Say
Lower Saucon Township police say a mailbox in the 2500 block of Crestline Drive was damaged in what is being investigated as a case of criminal mischief.

A Furry Tail Come True Collecting Holiday Donations for Pets
A Saucon Valley business is doing its part to help make the holidays brighter for pets in need. Anyone who wants to help can donate one of the requested items at A Furry Tail Come True in Hellertown through Jan. 1.

Woman Caused Rush Hour Accident on Rt. 378, Police Say
Lower Saucon Township police say a Bethlehem woman was charged with failing to drive her vehicle at a safe speed, after she allegedly caused an accident on Rt. 378 north near the I-78 overpass Nov. 19.

Music Students' Annual Christmas Tree Sale Opens
Saucon Valley Music Connection's annual Christmas tree sale, which supports music students in the Saucon Valley School District, opened Thursday at Christ Lutheran Church, 69 Main St., Hellertown.

Photo: Hellertown Mayor Richard Fluck presents YogaMos co-owners Stephanie and Chris MoDavis with the borough's first "Golden Broom" award as members of the Borough Business Revitalization Program committee, family and friends look on. YogaMos is a yoga studio that opened earlier this year at 410 Main St.

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