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South Whitehall Township

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  • Police weigh in on restricted-bridge enforcement

    Q: Being a former owner of large trucks, I am familiar with the weight-restriction laws often placed on structurally deficient bridges. The state has posted the Cementon-Northampton Bridge at 50,000 pounds, yet driving this road daily, I constantly see...
  • Earnings up at American Bank

    American Bank of South Whitehall Township on Wednesday announced earnings of $1.3 million in the quarter ended June 30, up 9 percent from the same period a year ago, due to gains on investments. The bank's overall loan portfolio was flat, with interest...
  • Cigarette butt sparked fire that ignited propane tank in Catasauqua house fire

    Cigarette butt sparked fire that ignited propane tank in Catasauqua house fire
    A cigarette butt started a smoldering fire that spread to a propane tank on a gas grill and damaged several homes in Catasauqua on Saturday, the borough's fire marshal said. Firefighters were called to the fire at 725 Crane St. at 10:58 a.m. Moments...
  • Focus on education, not football program

    Pennsylvania voters have a gubernatorial election looming, with education funding being at the forefront of the campaigns. Yet our elected congressmen focus on the football program of our state's most prestigious university. Wouldn't it be more...
  • Do police enforce speed limits unevenly?

    There are many things that amaze me, living in the Lehigh Valley. One of them is that state police ticket speeders on old Route 22 in western Lehigh County, which I drive often, while other speeders, especially truckers, do their thing on Interstate 78....
  • South Whitehall wants more info on state road projects

    South Whitehall Township officials want to get a clearer handle on how a group of state road projects will affect traffic within their borders. Director of Administration Howard Kutzler told the Board of Commissioners that they plan to address the Lehigh...
  • S. Whitehall planners OK new zoning category that would benefit Jaindl plan

    Developer David Jaindl's plan for a residential community for adults 55 and up on the former Rutz Farm off Walbert Avenue cleared a hurdle Thursday. The South Whitehall Township Planning Commission voted unanimously to recommend to township commissioners...
  • Thankful for many random acts of kindness

    Thank you to the man whose car I hit; he comforted me and offered to buy me coffee and called the next day to check on me. Thank you to the man who took us to Wal-Mart in Mahoning Township when the bridge was out and we were lost. Thank you to the man...
  • Man charged with exposing himself, rubbing up on women at Dorney Park

    An East Allen Township man was charged Thursday with exposing himself and rubbing against women in a wave pool at Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom in South Whitehall Township, according to court records. Ronald Zoltan Varjassy, 65, entered the pool at...
  • Gun lobbyists 'can't handle the truth'

    A recent Your View by gun-rights activists Alan Gottlieb and Dave Workman accused Everytown for Gun Safety of cloaking its intentions "in a fabric of lies." Every year about 31,000 Americans are killed by gun violence. But look to the scientific...
  • Dino versus Dino: Comparing animatronic dinosaurs at Dorney Park, Dutch Wonderland

    Ever since the film "Jurassic Park" came out in 1993, the idea of a theme park filled with the extinct creatures has tantalized our imaginations. While no one is bringing back actual dinosaurs, one of the newest trends at amusement parks has been to...