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East Allen resident discusses water leak

Thursday, April 30, 2015 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

John O'Boyle, of 5315 Colony Drive, addressed the East Allen Township Board of Supervisors at its meeting April 23.

In his request, O'Boyle explained that when water repairs were made, the roadway in front of his house was properly resurfaced. According to O'Boyle, the water leak caused two sinkholes on his property that he had to fill. O'Boyle estimated his repair cost at $8,500 and asked the township to pay a portion of the expense.

E. Allen moving forward with park

Thursday, April 30, 2015 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

East Allen Township will soon begin work on Bicentennial Park.

At its April 23 meeting, the East Allen Township Board of Supervisors heard from its township engineer on the project to expand Bicentennial Park. The township acquired approximately 24 acres of Jaindl property to the west of the existing park.

Roger Unangst, chairman of the board of supervisors, explained the purpose of the expansion after the meeting.

"We experienced runoff that caused water problems in the housing development below the park," he said.

Pipeline info meeting held

Thursday, February 12, 2015 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

Nearly 100 people gathered for an informational meeting on the proposed PennEast pipeline Feb. 5.

State Reps. Marcia Hahn (R-138th) and Julie Harhart (R-183rd) along with state Sen. Mario Scavello (R-40th) sponsored the forum. They introduced David Messersmith, an educator with Penn State Extension, and Carl Engleman, a Berks County attorney whose practice focuses on environmental law.

Fatal accident in Catasauqua is under investigation

Thursday, December 11, 2014 by PAUL CMIL in Police Log

Ellen Binder of Catasauqua died on Dec. 4 at St Luke's Hospital, Bethlehem Campus, following injuries she received in an automobile accident near the intersection of Bridge Street and Second streets in Catasauqua.

According to the Lehigh County Coroner's Office, Binder was pronounced dead at 8:55 p.m.

Coroner Scott Grim ruled the manner of death to be accidental and said it was due to multiple traumatic injuries.

According to the Catasauqua Police Department, the accident is under investigation by the Pennsylvania State Police.