Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Relay for Life of Saucon Valley draws hundreds to Hellertown's Dimmick Park to raise awareness—and funding—on behalf of the American Cancer Society. This year's relay was held Saturday and raised more than $50,000 for the ACS.
For additional photos and updates about this year's event, visit and like the Facebook page for Relay for Life of Saucon Valley.
Monday, May 20, 2013
Relay for Life of Saucon Valley is an annual event that raises awareness and funding for the American Cancer Society. Saturday's Relay—held in Hellertown—featured remarks by survivors and a 'Victory Lap' around Dimmick Park.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Relay for Life of Saucon Valley, which raises money to help find a cure for cancer, will be held Saturday and Sunday in Hellertown's Dimmick Park. Relay teams will walk laps in the park over a 24-hour period and other special events will take place.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Monday, May 13
Sunday, May 5, 2013
The weekend of Oct. 19-20, 2013 is when the borough will host both the Saucon Valley Spirit Parade and the 4-County Fireman's Parade. A special 'Family Weekend' is being planned around those events.
On April 15, Saucon Valley Spirit Parade Committee Chairman David Heintzelman told Hellertown Borough Council about plans to make Saturday, Oct. 19 part of a "Family Weekend" in Hellertown's Dimmick Park and at Dewey Fire Co. No. 1, with the theme of "Honoring First Responders." That theme will be fitting, since in addition to the annual Saucon Valley Spirit Parade, the borough will host this year's 4-County Fireman's Parade on Sunday, Oct. 20 at 2 p.m. A highlight of the parades will be a performance by the Philadelphia Police & Fire Pipes and Drums. Wrapped around the parades will be Saturday and Sunday festivities that Heintzelman said in a letter will "bring families together and celebrate what this community is all about." "We are …
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Grandstand and bandshell projects in Dimmick Park, pool entrance repairs, and streetscape improvements around Borough Hall are transforming and rejuvenating some of Hellertown's most beloved landmarks.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Sunday, April 28
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
On Monday, Hellertown Borough Council gave engineer Rob Sarnowski permission to 'play hardball' with the company contracted to manufacture the new liner for the borough pool.
Although the company that's contracted to manufacture a new liner for the Hellertown Pool is dragging its feet, engineer Rob Sarnowski of Barry Isett and Associates told Hellertown Borough Council Monday the contract should protect the borough from any financial losses, if, in a worst case scenario, the pool's opening would be delayed. That scenario appears unlikely to occur, because Sarnowski was given permission by council to "play hardball" with the manufacturer in order to get the liner delivered to the borough within the next month. The pool is scheduled to open for its 2013 season on June 15. Sarnowski said the liner manufacturer recently told him it needs six to eight weeks to produce the liner, which would not allow enough time for…
Renovations to the historic Dimmick Park grandstand and the construction of a covered concert stage are happening in Hellertown this spring.
Saturday, April 13, 2013
The 2013 Hellertown-Lower Saucon Little League season began Saturday with the recitation of pledges, a Parade of Teams and opening pitches thrown at Dimmick Park in Hellertown.
Saturday, March 30, 2013
It was a mad dash for Easter eggs Saturday morning, as local children participated in the Saucon Valley Jaycees' annual Easter Egg Hunt in Hellertown's Dimmick Park.
Further reading: The Origin of 'Easter,' Bunnies and Eggs
Monday, March 25, 2013
The Saucon Valley Jaycees' 2013 Easter Egg Hunt will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. sharp in Hellertown's Dimmick Park.