A Met-Ed utility pole was sheared off by a falling tree, in the area of Palmer Pool.

This has caused power outages to residents and to traffic lights along Rt 248.

Met-Ed is on scene and advise an extended timeframe for repairs. 

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Thank you all for the assist :)


*** JUST FOUND *** This guy was just found at Leeman and Burrowes Streets. MALE English Setter per William Penn Veterinary Hospital, evaluating him having trouble walking when found. Thanks for the assist to Dr B and his Staff! Do you know him or his Owners? Contact Palmer Police at (610) 759-2200

There will be multiple emergency vehicles in the area of the Saucon Valley High School today between 12:45 & 2:00pm for a mock crash put together by the SVHS SADD program.

VanBuren has been CLOSED at Corriere Road until further notice, due to Flooding conditions.

There is heavy traffic everywhere throughout the township and surrounding areas due to the I-78 crash in Upper Saucon Township. There are also other crashes due to the heavy traffic. Please be patient and allow yourself extra time.

Thank you for all the tips, the owner was located.

For the past two weeks we have noticed an increase of unlocked vehicles entered throughout Palmer Township, the best way to combat this criminal activity is to lock the doors to your vehicle. The person(s) entering the vehicles look and prey on easy targets, (i.e. open vehicles). Please call and report any and all suspicious people/activity to (610)759-2200.

Wilhelm Road is closed between Apple St and Easton Rd due to downed wires. Utilities are notified