South Whitehall Township News Summer Playground Program – Parkway Manor at Capacity

There are no more open spots for the Parkway Manor Summer Playground Program Site! The next closest site location would be Cetronia Elementary, and there are several open spots available. If you are planning on registering your child for the program please do so sooner rather then later as the locations are filling up quickly. For any questions or concerns feel free to contact Page Durflinger 610-398-0401 ext 211 or Zach Getchius at 484-408-9465 Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Mikayla’s Voice Tri for Inclusion

WHAT:                 Inclusive triathlon for children of ALL abilities WHEN:                 Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 9:00am WHERE:              Parkland High School   Next Saturday there will be no sidelines in South Whitehall Township. When the horn blows to start Mikayla’s Voice fifth annual Tri for Inclusion® children and young adults of ALL abilities from a… Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Hydrant Flushing

Yearly maintenance of the South Whitehall Township Authority’s water system requires water line flushing of the entire system.  The Utility Department will begin flushing fire hydrants throughout the Township starting Thursday, April 5th and continuing until the end of July.  This work will be completed between the hours of 8am and 3pm, Monday through Friday. South Whitehall Township will be flushing hydrants involving the following streets: Friday, June 15th: Glacier … Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Public Safety Commission July 2, 2018 Meeting Cancellation

The July 2, 2018 Public Safety Commission meeting has been cancelled.  The next regularly-scheduled Public Safety Commission meeting is August 6, 2018. Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Street Closing Hampton Road

County: Lehigh Municipality: South Whitehall Township Street Name: Hampton Road Cross Streets: Wedgewood Rd and Walbert Ave Start Date & Time: 06/26/2018 7am Reopen Date & Time: 06/29/2018 5pm Type of Work/Information: Sanitary Sewer install Day Time Operation Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Street Closing N 40th

County: Lehigh Municipality: South Whitehall Township Street Name:  N. 40th Street Cross Streets: Wedgewood Rd and Walbert Ave Start Date & Time: 06/20/2018 7am Reopen Date & Time: 06/25/2018 5pm Type of Work/Information: Sanitary Sewer install Day Time Operation Read More…

South Whitehall Township News New Playground Coming to Bungalow Park!

On June 6, the Board of Commissioners approved a new nature themed playground for Bungalow Park located at 3530 Fairview Street.  The design for the playground was developed after the the township sent out a survey to nearly 200 households in the surrounding neighborhood.  The survey showed overwhelming support for a nature themed playground that children of all ages could use.  The design has earth toned colors, a potting shed, log crawl, swings and multiple slides and climbing structures. … Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Notice of Scheduling Change for 2018 Road Paving Projects

The following roads were scheduled for 2018, but have been postponed until 2019: List of Roads to be postponed until 2019: Brown Street-             From Mauch Chunk Road to 21st Street Ruth Street-                From Mauch Chunk Road to 21st Street Custer Street-             From Mauch Chunk Road to 21st Street 19th Street-                  From Ruth Street… Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Township Seeking Bids for Road Paving

NOTICE TO BIDDERS - South Whitehall Township is soliciting bids for the following: BID #2018-02:  ROADWAY PAVING A mandatory pre-bid site visit will need to be scheduled with the South Whitehall Township Public Works Department by calling 610-398-0401 x 280.  This visit is mandatory for a bid to be considered. Sealed online bids will be accepted via the PennBid Program until 10:00 a.m., local time, on June 21, 2018. On June 21, 2018, at 10:00 a.m., South Whitehall… Read More…

South Whitehall Township News CIVIL SERVICE TESTING FOR THE POSITION OF PATROL OFFICER

CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. The South Whitehall Township Civil Service Commission will be accepting applications for the position of Patrol Officer.  FILING DEADLINE: 12noon, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Applicants for any position in the Police Department shall possess at a minimum at the time of application, an associate degree of not few… Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Cedar Crest/Broadway Bridge Work To Begin

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Engineering District 5 announced today work is scheduled to begin May 14 to replace the structurally deficient Cedar Crest Boulevard Bridge over Little Cedar Creek in the City of Allentown and South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County. One lane will remain open in each direction on Cedar Crest Boulevard during peak travel times. There may be off-peak times (8:30 AM – 3:30 PM or 6 PM to 6 AM) when lanes will be restricted on Cedar Crest B… Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Summer Playground Program Date UPDATE!

UPDATE: The summer playground program start date has been moved to Wednesday, the 20th of June due to the extended Parkland school year. The fun never stops at South Whitehall Township’s Summer Playground Program!  Kids will enjoy sports, games, team building, arts & crafts, drama, fitness and nature-based programs!  All locations are staffed by First-Aid and CPR certified college aged instructors who have just as much fun as the kids!  The 2018 p… Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Township Seeking Bids for Hickory Circle Water Main Replacement

HICKORY CIRCLE WATER MAIN REPLACEMENT PROJECT Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be accepted via the PennBid Program until 2:00 P.M., local time, on Monday May 7, 2018. On May 7, 2018, at 2:01 P.M., sealed bids will be received and opened online, with the results being made public via PennBid.  Online sealed bids shall be submitted by way of the PennBid Program.  Paper bids will not be accepted.  All documents and solicitation details are available online at n… Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Township Seeking Bids for Sieger Drive Water Main Replacement

SIEGER DRIVE WATER MAIN REPLACEMENT PROJECT Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be accepted via the PennBid Program until 2:00 P.M., local time, on Monday, May 7, 2018. On May 7, 2018 at 2:01P.M., sealed bids will be received and opened online, with the results being made public via PennBid.  Online sealed bids shall be submitted by way of the PennBid Program.  Paper bids will not be accepted.  All documents and solicitation details are available online at no c… Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Township Seeking Bids for Jordan Creek Greenway Construction

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by South Whitehall Township, 4444 Walbert Ave., Allentown, Pennsylvania, until 2:00 P.M., prevailing time on May 03, 2018 for all clearing and grubbing, tree clearing, construction access, site improvement and trail construction, landscape preparation and Post Construction Storm Water Management measures indicated from Station 7+15.67 to 21+48 associated with the Jordan Creek Trail, Segment 48. Sealed bids will be opened at the South Wh… Read More…

South Whitehall Township News TRASH PICKUP IS ON NORMAL SCHEDULE

J P MASCARO IS PICKING UP TRASH ON THE SCHEDULED DAY Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Valley Road closing

Street Name: Valley Road Cross Streets: Apple Valley Estates Drive and Haasadahl Road Start Date & Time: March 1, 2018 8:00am Reopen Date - Closed until further notice Type of Work/Information: Bridge Maintenance   Read More…

South Whitehall Township News Police Department Receives Accreditation

The South Whitehall Township Police Department has received accreditation from the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission (PLEAC). PLEAC’s evaluation of the South Whitehall Township Police Department included a thorough review of the physical facility and an examination of proofs of compliance with 132 standards. PLEAC interviewed our officers and staff and conducted a review of organizational documents, including records, reports and certifications. The Pennsylvania Chie… Read More…

South Whitehall Township News South Whitehall Receives Prestigious Award

On October 4, the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission awarded South Whitehall Township the 2016 Community of Distinction Award for Excellence in Community Planning. Over the past decade, South Whitehall Township has consistently distinguished itself through its comprehensive planning, land use regulations, and plans for enhancing community facilities and transportation corridors.  "The South Whitehall Township Comprehensive Plan: A Balanced Path Forward", adopted in 2009, articulates the Towns… Read More…

South Whitehall Township News PEST ALERT! – Spotted Lanternfly

If you discover a Spotted Lanternfly, you should try to capture it and put it into a vial filled with alcohol to kill and preserve it, or at least take a good picture of it. Report it to the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) by emailing to: badbug@pa.gov or call the Invasive Species Hotline at 1-866-253-7189. Your discovery could add additional municipalities to the quarantined area. … Read More…