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Traffic lights sought from PennDOT for Main, Walnut, Water streets

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 by MARK KIRLIN in Local News

During the May 6 council meeting, a citizen inquired about the possibility of adding left turn arrows at the lights from Main Street onto Walnut and Water streets. The traffic on Main turning onto Walnut, especially during the commuting hours, can get backed up all the way to the McDonald’s at times, he said.

Hellertown Post office marks 50th

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 by MARK KIRLIN in Local News

WIth a ribbon-cutting and light refreshments, officials celebrated 50th anniversary of the 660 Delaware Avenue Post Office April 17.

The festivities were open to the public, and Hellertown Postmaster Joe DiRusso received several honorary recognitions from governmental officials. In honor of the milestone, the building was festooned with artifacts of the borough’s postal delivery history, which dates back to the early1800s.

Items on display included photos, newspaper articles, locks, letter box receipts and a very special sign on loan from the Hellertown Historical Society.

HELLERTOWN-Council approves road, traffic projects

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 by MARK KIRLIN in Local News

Council unanimously approved the 2019 Hellertown Road Project, which consists of repaving a number of streets in the borough that need attention. With warmer weather coming the project will begin soon, but no specific date mentioned.

The project will cover Constitution Avenue from Walnut to Magnolia streets, Magnolia to Durham Streets, and Whitaker Street from West High to Bachman streets.

Article By: Mark Kirlin Special to the Bethlehem Press

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 by MARK KIRLIN in Local News

Hanover Township held its annual Easter egg hunt both indoors and out March 30. The day was filled with sun and unusually mild temperatures in the mid-70s. There was a total of 3 egg hunts broken down by age groups of 0-2, 3-5, 6-8. Each ran a half hour apart, with the first hunt taking place in the gymnasium inside the community center for the toddlers (0-2). The remaining hunts took place outside. There was large gathering of families with all the participating kids pre-registered for the hunt. In addition, the Easter Bunny made an appearance and light refreshments were served.