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South Whitehall Township

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  • Response to Allentown sewage backup stinks

    Matt Ackerman was in the basement of his Allentown home when he heard a gurgling sound coming from the sewer drain. "I know when that is happening, that's not a good thing," he said. It sure wasn't. Sewage was spouting from the drain in the laundry...
  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    LEHIGH COUNTY ALLENTOWN AAUW will collect donations Aug. 11 to Sept. 27, at 997 Postal Road, Hanover Township, for its annual Used Book Sale. Collection hours: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 3-6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 9 a.m. to 1...
  • Express yourself at Glossy Stones

    Get your creative juices flowing at the Lehigh Valley's newest art studio, Glossy Stones. The venue, which also features a retail shop and gallery, opened July 28 at 2 E. Emmaus Ave. in Allentown. It joins a growing number of area businesses,...
  • A drive down Memory Lane to the 'old' Route 309-Emaus Avenue interchange

     
    I received a number of thoughtful commentaries in response to Monday's (July 28) column regarding Allentonian Alberto Tineo's proposal to add an additional exit-ramp segment to provide access from I-78/Route 309 to northbound Emaus Avenue. I decided to...
  • Cedar Crest bridge over Jordan Creek, South Whitehall, reopens

     
    The repaired Cedar Crest Boulevard Bridge over Jordan Creek in South Whitehall Township, just south of Parkland High School, reopened to traffic Thursday afternoon, according to PennDOT. The bridge between Ritter and Iron Bridge roads had been closed to...
  • Wehr's Mill Bridge reopens with four-ton weight limit

     
    One week after a fuel tanker weighing nearly four times the 10-ton weight limit for the historic Wehr's Mill Covered Bridge in South Whitehall Township, the bridge over Jordan Creek reopened Friday morning with its weight restriction reduced to four tons....
  • Daniel Spiegel: Upgrade Route 222 into highway suitable for 21st century

    I moved to Allentown in 2002. Driving to work on my first day at Kutztown University, stuck behind a trash truck for 12 miles down Schantz Road and onto Route 222 until the Kutztown bypass, I wondered, through the inescapable stench, what I had gotten...
  • Lehigh coroner seeks relatives of man who died

    The Lehigh County coroner's office is seeking the family of a 69-year-old South Whitehall Township man who died Friday at the Cedarbrook Nursing Home. Ronald Tunesi, formerly of Allentown, died of natural causes, the coroner's office said. Tunesi's...
  • South Whitehall Township summer recycling hours continue

    South Whitehall Township summer recycling hours continue through Sept. 30. Residents are reminded that drop off times and days for recycling are from 12-8 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, according to the township's website. Yard and garden...
  • Allentown schedules pickups for donated bricks

    Allentown schedules pickups for donated bricks
    You asked for them, Allentown. In response to more than 200 phone calls, Allentown officials have scheduled two pickups to distribute more than 1,000 commemorative bricks removed from the city's Center Square. The bricks, which will be made available...
  • Cedar Crest Boulevard Bridge near Parkland High School reopens

    The repaired Cedar Crest Boulevard Bridge over Jordan Creek in South Whitehall Township, just south of Parkland High School, reopened to traffic Thursday afternoon, according to PennDOT. The bridge between Ritter and Iron Bridge roads had been closed to...