FOUNTAIN HILL: Bacchanalia Committee gives back
Angela Sinkler, Bacchanalia Committee member, presented Fountain Hill council with a check for $11,000 from the 2018 fundraiser. The funds will go to the recreation fund and to the Lechauweki fund. Members of the Bacchanalia Committee are Angela Sinkler, Jeff Ferry, Lisa Gangewere and Marita Augello. Sinkler said, “We have redirected our efforts toward the kids and will be doing the Backpack Buddy Program at the Fountain Hill ES for the kids and their families.” The next Bacchanalia event will be April 6 at the Comfort Suites in Bethlehem.
The Fountain Hill tree lighting will be Dec. 2 at 4 p.m. at the Tinsley-Jeter Triangle. This will be the last year for the tree lighting at the triangle.
Resolution 2018-34, the Lehigh Valley Hazard Mitigation Plan 2018 was passed.
Fred Capuano recently resigned due to moving out of the borough, so there is a vacancy on the Planning Commission. Fountain Hill is also looking for a new deputy tax collector. Council is trying to find interested parties to form a UCC appeals board. This would meet when someone has a grievance about the Zoning Board.
Operation Santa 2018 has officially begun. Anyone interested should bring a wrapped gift along with the child’s name, address and phone number to the rear of the fire station at 950 Cherokee St. no later than Dec. 13. For questions, call 610-691-6069.
Christmas tree sales have returned in Fountain Hill. They will be at the Fountain Hill pool until Dec. 22 between 4-8:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and weekends 10 a.m.-8 p.m.