The borough is already home to numerous pizza shops, but rumors are swirling that the popular pizza chain has its sights set on a Main Street location. Are you hoping Papa's comes to town?
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
A cash mob occurs when a group of people agree to patronize a local business at a pre-ordained time. The Hellertown cash mob event will be held Friday, Nov. 23 at 4pm.
A group of Hellertown volunteers is hoping that a "cash mob" will help promote the importance of supporting the local business community at the start of the 2012 holiday shopping season. The Borough Business Revitalization Program (BBRP) group has decided to hold the first-ever Hellertown cash mob on Friday, Nov. 23 at 4pm. Here's how a cash mob works, for those who are new to the concept: The BBRP has chosen the business that will benefit from the November cash mob--which will be held the day before Small Business Saturday--but it will not be announced beforehand, so the element of surprise won't be ruined. The cash mob meeting point will be the Dewey Fire Company parking lot on Durham Street in Hellertown. The business that will be the …
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Police say Mary Schaller, 52, of Springfield Township, Bucks County, passed bad checks at Yeager's Pharmacy and Saylor's & Co. in Hellertown Monday morning.
Editor's Note: This story has been updated and corrected with additional information from the Hellertown Police Department. Hellertown police say a Quakertown area woman gave bad checks to two borough businesses between Aug. 16 and Sept. 13, 2012. Mary Schaller, 52, of 127 Hickon Road, Springfield Township is charged with theft by deception, receiving stolen property and bad checks. According to court records, Schaller gave a check for $117 to Yeager's Pharmacy and another for $118 to Saylor's & Co., despite having insufficient funds in her bank account. Police say Schaller told the arresting officer she had done the same thing to businesses in Lehigh and Bucks counties. Schaller was arraigned Sept. 25 before on duty District Judge Gay …
Sunday, July 1, 2012
Years ago, there were many more entertainment options for people in the Hellertown area.
The Hellertown area used to have many more entertainment options--among them The Movies, a roller-skating rink (where the American Family Thrift Shop is located today), a bowling alley (where CVS is located today) and an eatery known as Guro's. Guro's was located at the corner of Main Street and Thomas Avenue--where Saylor's & Co. is located today--and was a popular after-school meeting place for young people in the 1950s. Sixty years ago, residents also had the ability to travel outside the borough via train and trolley car. The Hellertown trolley line ran north-south along Main Street, and riders changed cars near the current location of the I-78 interchange in order to reach Bethlehem and beyond. According to a photo recently displayed …
Sunday, June 24, 2012
Does Hellertown need a gift shop? Does Lower Saucon need another grocery store? What type of business does the Saucon Valley need most? Vote in the poll and leave comments below!