Proposed Housing Boom and Parkland School Tax Increase Top Local News
A proposed 450-unit luxury apartment/retail complex, 90 new single-family homes, a Parkland School tax increase and other topics lead the news last week in South Whitehall.
Here's a round-up of the top South Whitehall news stories last week.
A developer has proposed building 450-unit luxury apartment and retail complex at Cetronia and Schantz roads in South Whitehall and Upper Macungie townships.
Residents who live near The Hills, the proposed housing developing on the former Rutz farm, are concerned about increased traffic on Walbert Avenue and nearby roads in South Whitehall.
Parkland School District could face a tax increase, staff reductions to help balance a $145.7 million preliminary 2013-2014 budget.
Tracey Mathews just launched a mobile bakery, Trixie's Treats, which sells cupcakes outside businesses in the Lehigh Valley.
Parkland grad and Penn Nursing student Ayra Singh died unexpectedly Feb. 8 in Philadelphia.