Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Hess Corporation is planning to get out of the retail gas business, according to a published report.
Wednesday, March 6
The Hess Express gas station and convenience store at Route 378 and Black River Road in Lower Saucon Township was a port in the storm for many local residents during the blackout caused by Superstorm Sandy last year, when most businesses in the area were closed and gasoline was hard to find. That could change, however, if parent company Hess Corporation follows through on a plan to divest itself of retail gas operations; a plan that was reported on Tuesday by Bloomberg News and the Morning Call, among others. Hess spokesman Dennis Moynihan denied Tuesday that Hess is planning to close any of its stores and called it "business as usual" at the company's retail level. "Our commitment to competitive prices and customer services—it will not …
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Lower Saucon Township's search for a dog control officer and the recovery of marijuana and a scale at Saucon Valley High School also made headlines in the area this week.
Saturday, February 9
Lower Saucon Township are seeking information about two men who allegedly stole a wallet from an elderly man's pocket. Police released store surveillance images of the two suspects, who approached the man after making a purchase inside the convenience store at the Rt. 378 Hess Express gas station Jan. 29. Lower Saucon Township announced that it's seeking qualified candidates for the position of Township Dog Control Officer. The position was discussed at council's Jan. 16 meeting. A 17-year-old boy from Lower Saucon Township was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana/tobacco on school property, after township police say they were called to Saucon Valley High School the morning of Jan. 30 "for some items that the school wanted to …
Thursday, October 6, 2011
Brett M. Klotz, a 22-year-old Bethlehem gang member who confessed to robbing the Top Star Exxon in Hellertown last December, has admitted to holding up a Lukoil gas station in Bethlehem a month later.
Saturday, July 23, 2011
All in all, I like my car, even if I am a little intimidated by it.
Editor's Note: For part one of the story, click here. After getting my brand new “future” car, I had to show it to my best friend, Michele. As soon as I opened the door and she got a look at the dashboard, she began laughing. Not a giggle or a snicker, but a full fledged, gut splitting, hurting your stomach, howling type of laughter that brought tears to her eyes. She kept pointing to the dashboard--then looking at me--and the laughter would begin anew. Knowing what her reaction would be, I was eager to prove that I could work at least some of the gadgets; namely, the remote start. I had her get out as I pointed the key fob at the car, made sure I hit the “lock” button (the remote won't start unless all doors are locked), and began to push…