Bethlehem Press

Sunday, July 21, 2019

National Night Out set for Aug. 6

Monday, July 15, 2019 by TIM HEALY in Local News

Freemansburg Borough Council announced July 2 the police department will be hosting the fifth annual National Night Out Against Crime in August. The event aims to create a safer community by strengthening the relationships between police and residents.

All are invited for a family-friendly night of food, drinks and entertainment. Activities will include inflatables, face-painting, carnival games, raffle prizes and more.

Summer swimming schemes sunk

Monday, July 8, 2019 by TIM HEALY in Local News

Dissatisfied residents brought their concerns regarding the municipal pool closure to supervisors June 25

Township Manager John Finnigan explained that when workers attempted to fill the pool before summer’s start, they found something peculiar. “There are at least three broken pipes underneath the pool. As soon as we had put water in, we lost 180,000 gallons. My guess is there aren’t only voids under the pool, but beside the pool underneath the deck.

Roads focus of boro summer work

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by TIM HEALY in Local News

Roadway safety improvements were the order of the day June 18, as the borough prepares for summer events.

Council members agreed to change the start time for Freemansburg Elementary’s flashing school zone signs from 7 a.m. to 6:45 a.m. During dark winter mornings, drivers will be better notified of students who cross Kossuth, Monroe, Linden and Oak streets from 6:45 a.m. onward.