Monday, January 28, 2013
Lower Saucon Township Police say Christopher M. Mamy, of the 1000 block of Third Avenue, Hellertown, will be cited for driving too fast on Jan. 25. Police said Mamy crashed his car at Old Mill and Bingen roads.
- POLICE & FIRE
Monday, January 28
Although roads were snow- and slush-covered at the time, Lower Saucon Township Police say a local motorist will be cited for "Driving at Safe Speeds" following an accident that occurred Friday, Jan. 25. In a news release, police said Christopher M. Mamy, of the 1000 block of Third Avenue, Hellertown, reported that he was traveling at approximately 30mph in a posted 40mph zone on Bingen Road southbound when he approached the curve at the intersection with Old Mill Road. "According to the tire marks in the snow, (Mamy) appeared to cross into the opposite lane of travel, then cross back over to the correct lane of travel," police said. Mamy then allegedly struck an 'Adopt a Highway' sign with the passenger rear side of his vehicle, before …
Thursday, January 10, 2013
This home in Lower Saucon Township is one of the most expensive homes currently for sale in the 18015 zip code.
- REAL ESTATE
Thursday, January 10
A $1.33 million "estate home" for sale at 1785 Old Mill Road, Lower Saucon Township is located near the Saucon Creek and "amongst others of its grandeur," according to an AOL Real Estate listing for the property. Situated on a 3.64 acre lot, the home offers 8,200 square feet of living space, including five bedrooms and seven bathrooms. Although it was custom-built in 2006, the home was never occupied according to the listing, which is presented by Gregory J. Case. "This is an opportunity for the right buyer to be able to acquire a fabulous home for a phenomenal price and put their own personal stamp on the finishing touches," according to the listing. The property is brokered by Re/Max 440 & Central.
Saturday, September 15, 2012
The $164,000 bid for repairs to Lower Saucon Township's historic Old Mill Road Bridge was awarded to Professional Construction Inc. of Bethlehem earlier this month.
Repairs to an historic Lower Saucon Township bridge are closer to being made, after township council members accepted a $164,253 bid for the work from Professional Construction Inc. of Bethlehem Sept. 5. Professional Construction Inc. is known as a "reputable firm," township engineer Dan Miller said. He told council that in addition to being the lowest bidder for the Old Mill Road Bridge project, "they took the most time to know what they were bidding on" and "seemed most knowledgeable about the project." Bids were opened by township officials Aug. 27. The repairs that will be made include: tightening the bridge's suspension chords; replacing U-bolts in the walking surface; acid-washing abutments; removing the bridge's badly flaking coat …
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
On June 20, Lower Saucon Township Council authorized township staff to advertise for bids to restore the historic bridge across the Saucon Creek at the end of Old Mill Road.
Lower Saucon Township's historic Old Mill Bridge will soon be getting a makeover. On June 20, township council voted 4-0 to approve a motion authorizing staff to advertise for bids for the project, once all permits for the renovations have been secured. The landmark metal truss bridge is located at the end of Old Mill Road, where it spans the Saucon Creek in an area that has been designated by the National Park Service as the Ehrhart's Mill Historic District. The bridge is no longer open to vehicular traffic, however it is a popular crossing point for pedestrians and bicyclists, particularly due to its proximity to the nearby Saucon Rail Trail. Township manager Jack Cahalan told council that the plans are to "repair and rehabilitate" the …
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Cool nights and warm days have been a perfect recipe for fog in the Saucon Valley.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Lower Saucon Township Police Blotter
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Lower Saucon Township police have reported the following incidents: