Sunday, May 19, 2013
Here's what you need to know about Tuesday's primary election in Hellertown, Lower Saucon Township and the Saucon Valley School District.
Tuesday, May 21 is primary election day in Pennsylvania. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Poll problems? Contact the Northampton County Office of Voter Registration at (610) 559-3055. Not sure where to vote? You can find your local polling place by entering your street address in a form on the Pennsylvania Department of State's website. Hellertown Borough Races Lower Saucon Township Race Saucon Valley School District Race Northampton County Race Useful link:
Saturday, May 18, 2013
The 2013 Saucon Valley Athletic Department Hall of Fame inductees are Douglas W. Koch, Doug Brown, Jerry Rodriguez, Sheri Hershey, William Hershey, Michael Anderson and Joseph Killar.
Note: The information below was provided by the Saucon Valley Athletic Department. The Saucon Valley Athletic Department is privileged to announce its 2013 Hall of Fame class. The class of 2013 will be inducted during the Saucon Valley Athletic Awards Ceremony to be held on Wednesday, May 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the Saucon Valley High School Auditorium. Douglas W. Koch (Wrestling) A PIAA State Champion at Liberty High School and an Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association Champion at Lehigh University, Doug joined Saucon Valley Head Coach Charles Bartolet in 1964 and would continue as Saucon Valley’s Assistant Coach until 1985. During his 20-plus-year coaching career, Doug helped secure 86 individual and team Wrestling Championships at …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
As part of our new Smart Spending series, Patch wants to uncover the true going rate for various goods and services in town, so you'll know exactly how much you should pay for what you need. Help us out by replying in the comments.
This week: How much do lawn services cost? How much do you pay for your lawn service? And what does that cover—just mowing, or does it cover weeding, pruning, planting? Please share in the comments below—we promise we won't judge you! And if you've got a lawn service you love, tell us that too. Here are some listings for local businesses that offer lawn services: Freedom Lawn Care & Landscaping Designer Landscaping Cressman's Lawn & Tree Care Paradigm Landscape Concepts This is the first of an ongoing series, "What's the Going Rate for...," where Patch seeks to uncover how much things cost so you never have to ask again.
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.
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Sunday, May 12, 2013
Hellertown's Sagra Bistro and Lower Saucon's Yianni's Taverna will be two of the participating restaurants in the 2013 Lehigh Valley Food & Wine Festival's 'Grand Tasting,' which will be held May 31 to June 2 in Bethlehem.
Two well-known Saucon Valley restaurants will be part of this year's Lehigh Valley Food & Wine Festival, which will be held at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center, which runs from Friday, May 31 to Sunday, June 2. Sagra Bistro of Hellertown and Yianni's Taverna of Lower Saucon Township will join more than two dozen other Lehigh Valley restaurants for the event's "Grand Tasting," which benefits the Northampton Community College Foundation. The Grand Tasting—which will also feature 47 wines—will run from noon to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. Live music will be provided by the Billy Bauer Band, and each attendee will receive a souvenir wine glass. Tickets for each day of the Grand Tasting are $75 each, and advance purchase is recommended at www.…
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Looking for a local job? Check out these local businesses. They're hiring!
Are you looking for work? Is a good friend or family member in need of a job? Check out these local employment opportunities recently posted online at Craigslist's Lehigh Valley site. Click on the job title to view the posting. (Editor's Note: These job listings were posted on or before May 7, 2013. Some positions may have been filled.) Part-Time Office Assistant - Landscape Company (Hellertown) Part-Time Medical Assistant - Fast-Paced Medical Practice (Hellertown) Acro Dance Instructor - Dance Studio (Hellertown) Retail Gift Card Merchandiser - Blackhawk Network (Bethlehem Area) Waiters/Waitresses - Private Social Club (Hellertown) Voice and Piano Teachers - The Lesson Center (Coopersburg) Hairstylists, Aestheticians, Massage Therapists, …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Check out our list of best places for Mother's Day brunch or dinner in Saucon Valley and beyond, and tell us what YOUR favorite dining destination is in the comments.
Hotel Bethlehem was the winner of last year's Reader's Choice poll on the best place in the Saucon Valley area for Mother's Day brunch. Patch readers also named their picks for Mother's Day destinations across the Lehigh Valley: Looking for more options? Check out a list of Mother's Day brunch/dinner destinations from Discover Lehigh Valley. And tell us about your favorite place for Mother's Day dining in the comments!
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Vera Bradley, Coach & Longaberger Basket Bingo will be held at Saucon Valley High School on Friday, June 7, 2013. Advance tickets are $20 (for 20 games). Call 610-838-1084 for tickets.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
The second annual Saucon Valley Restaurant Week is Sunday, July 21 to Saturday, July 27. So far, 11 local dining establishments are planning to participate.
This year the second annual Saucon Valley Restaurant Week will be held in Hellertown and Lower Saucon Township from Sunday, July 21 to Saturday, July 27, and a preliminary list of participating dining establishments is now available from the Hellertown BBRP (Borough Business Revitalization Program). So far, the following restaurants have agreed to take part in the week-long, BBRP-sponsored event: Braveheart Highland Pub and Restaurant Yianni's Taverna Sagra Bistro DiMaio's Family Restaurant Ricardo's Original Tavern House McDonald's of Hellertown Hellertown Deli and Pita House Bella's Ristorante Cafe Erica Mike's Kids Doggie Shop Red Brick Grille (Revolutions at Saucon Valley) All of the above-named participants took part in last year's …
Monday, April 29, 2013
Most people have a restaurant that is their favorite place at which to eat out. Whether it's delicious food, amazing service or a cozy atmosphere, tell us what makes your favorite Hellertown restaurant so special.
Hellertown Borough* Restaurants (click on a name to write a review) Sagra Bistro Braveheart Highland Pub & Restaurant Cafe Erica Bella's Ristorante Roma Pizza Mike's Kids Doggie Shop Matey's Crossroads Hotel New Star Vassi's Rocco's Antonio's Paprika's Warm Sugar/The Artisan's Kitchen Project DiMaio's Hellertown Diner McDonald's Ricardo's/The Original Tavern House Hellertown Deli & Pita House Dunkin Donuts *Lower Saucon Township restaurants are not included in this list, however, they will be highlighted in a future article.