Alleged Child Sex Assault, Bitter Cold, SV Girl's Cancer Battle Top Local News
These stories were some of the most-read and shared on Hellertown-Lower Saucon Patch this week.
Hellertown Police say John R. Kunsman, 60, of 149 E. Chestnut St., has been charged with sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl.
Saucon Valley Schools Closed Due to Extreme Cold
Due to the extreme cold and wind chill factors, Saucon Valley schools were closed on Tuesday and delayed on Wednesday.
Saucon Valley First-Grader Battling Rare Form of Cancer
A fundraising campaign has been established to help pay for the travel expenses of cancer patient and Saucon Valley Elementary School student Hailey Carrol, 6, who is being treated at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.
Man Who Allegedly Faked Seizure Charged With DUI, Police Say
Lower Saucon Township police say a 24-year-old Allentown man who allegedly faked a seizure and banged his head on a window while seated in a police car has been charged with DUI and multiple traffic offenses.
Man Drove Truck on SVHS Baseball Field, Caused $1,800 in Damage, Police Say
In a news release issued Tuesday, police said Joseph George Polak II, of the 2400 block of Easton Road, drove on the field during the overnight hours of Dec. 14.
Boy Scouts Still Arranging Christmas Tree Pickups for Jan. 18
The cost to have a tree picked up curbside is $5 ($4 for senior citizens), and proceeds will benefit scouts who plan to attend summer camp.
2nd Annual Beef and Beer Will Benefit SVHS Musicians
Tickets for this year's Mardi Gras-themed Beef and Beer are $25 each, and all proceeds will go toward the Saucon students' May trip to Tennessee.
Washington Street, Hellertown Home for Sale for $149,000
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Fence, Trees Damaged in Hit-and-Run Crash, Police Say
Lower Saucon Township police say they're investigating a hit-and-run accident in which trees and a fence in the 2400 block of Black River Road were damaged.
'Large Amount of Drugs' Seized from Vehicle, Police Say
Hellertown Police say an East Brunswick, N.J., woman has been charged with possession with intent to deliver drugs.
SVSD Thanks Responders Who Fixed Frozen Sprinkler, Broken Pipe
Saucon Valley School District superintendent Dr. Sandra Fellin took time to thank the commercial and emergency responders who quickly dealt with a frozen sprinkler system head and pipe break at the high school Tuesday night.