Friday, March 29, 2013
These 10 stories were the most read on Hellertown-Lower Saucon Patch in March 2013.
With so much going on, it can be easy to miss some of the big stories. So we're here to help. Conveniently listed below are the top 10 most-read stories for March 2013 on Hellertown-Lower Saucon Patch. Check them out! 1. Shooting Reported on I-78 in Lower Saucon 2. 5 Rabid Skunks Reported in Hellertown 3. Leithsville Road Home 'Ransacked,' Police Say 4. Boy Found With Heroin, Police Say 5. Woman Killed in I-78 Crash Identified 6. 2 Bags of Marijuana Found in Car, Police Say 7. Boy Started Fires in Park Toilets, Police Say 8. Man Stole $16,000 From Fiancée, Police Say 9. 5 Accidents in Snow Reported in Lower Saucon 10. Wood-Chopping Sparked Roommate Ruckus, Police Say
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Hellertown Police announced the filing of charges against two men in the 2010 armed robbery at McDonald's. In other news, a Trap-Neuter-Return program was introduced to deal with feral cat colonies.
Hellertown Police announced that DNA recovered from a discarded ski mask has allegedly been linked to Rodney Amos Chery, 24, who has been charged in the 2010 armed robbery of the McDonald's restaurant on Main Street. The Borough of Hellertown has partnered with No Nonsense Neutering to bring a 'Trap-Neuter-Return' program to neighborhoods where feral cat colonies are causing problems. A proposal to improve security in Saucon Valley schools by requiring visitors to leave their car keys at school offices when they signing in drew reader reaction. An Upper Black Eddy man was drunk Feb. 21 when he punched the window out of another man's car and hid in a tub inside an apartment at 1999 Leithsville Road, Lower Saucon Township Police said. Lower …
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Lower Saucon Township Police warned residents about a telephone scam, and in other news Hellertown Borough Council discussed a plan for upgrades to Water Street Park.
Lower Saucon Township Police warned residents about a phone scam they say is currently being perpetrated upon unsuspecting victims. Hellertown Police say a man suffered face and head injuries after he was allegedly assaulted by two other men. Improvements to Hellertown's Water Street Park were part of a discussion had by Borough Council Feb. 19. Residents sounded off after hearing that the popular pizza chain may be eyeing a location in the borough. Lehigh University student Garren Fritts, 20, is accused of using a counterfeit ID to buy $292 worth of alcohol at the Creekside Marketplace Wine & Spirits Store in Lower Saucon Township. Ideas for businesses that could replace the former Oasis Beverage in the Creekside Marketplace shopping …
Saturday, February 16, 2013
The arrest of a retail shop assistant manager for theft and a discussion about hiring an armed officer to patrol Saucon Valley schools also made the headlines this week.
Lower Saucon Township Police announced that Brandon Meyers of Hellertown was charged with theft and receiving stolen property for allegedly stealing 178 games and Blu-Ray movies from the Redbox rental kiosk in the Giant Food Store, 1880 Leithsville Road. Nina Maria Magan, 22, of the 2100 block of Schwab Avenue in the Steel City section of Lower Saucon Township, was charged with theft by deception and receiving stolen property for allegedly stealing more than $2,300 from the Under Armour store in The Shoppes at Sands in Bethlehem. In a letter to the editor, Hellertown resident Dennis Scholl said he opposes a Saucon Valley School District proposal to spend more than $125,000 on hiring an armed officer as a school security measure. Lower …
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 …
Friday, November 16, 2012
From 6 to 8pm, stop by Cafe Erica to talk about all things local with Hellertown-Lower Saucon Patch editor Josh Popichak.
Saturday, August 18, 2012
Patch will launch a new North Whitehall site this month.
We've heard your requests for a Patch website in North Whitehall Township, and we're responding! Patch plans to launch a new site for the North Whitehall community in late August. With a growing population, vibrant educational community and business development in progress, North Whitehall residents and businesses will receive more local news coverage and a platform for community information and engagement. Patch, a community-specific news, information and engagement platform, launched in the Lehigh Valley in 2010. Patch.com currently reaches residents and businesses across 11 websites in the Lehigh Valley, from Hellertown to Easton to Emmaus. With the addition of North Whitehall Patch, the number of Patch.com sites in eastern Pennsylvania…