Promenade Shops Restaurant Shakeup, Fatal Rt. 309 Crash Top Local News

Stories about a vacant former restaurant in Center Valley and the need for pedestrian crosswalk signs in Limeport, Lower Milford Township, were also among the most-read and discussed on Upper Saucon Patch this week.

Pacifico Closes at Promenade Shops
Pacifico had been involved in a lawsuit that stemmed from a dispute over rent payments to The Promenade Shops, but the center's general manager Dean Shauger said that suit had been resolved, The Express-Times reported Monday.

Melt Owner to Open New Restaurant Where Pacifico Was
It was announced Tuesday that Melt owner George Paxos plans to open another restaurant in The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley in Upper Saucon Township. The new restaurant will be where the former Latin fusion eatery, Pacifico, was located.

Bethlehem Man, 75, Was Victim in Fatal Rt. 309 Crash with Bus
Arthur Metcalfe died Monday when his pickup truck crashed into the back of a Trans-Bridge bus in Richland Township, Bucks County, just north of Quakertown.

Former Saucon Creek Inn: What Should Go There?
For years now, the former restaurant at 5361 Rt. 309, Center Valley, has been closed, and the exterior of the property is displaying signs of disrepair.

Resident Questions Need for Pedestrian Crosswalk Signs in Limeport Village
Coopersburg resident Ed Leitgeb questions the need for the recently-installed 'yield to pedestrian crosswalk' in Limeport village, Lower Milford Township, in a 'Road Warrior' column by Dan Hartzell published by The Morning Call Sunday.

Lower Milford Township Seeks Emergency Coordinator
Lower Milford is also currently seeking a volunteer to serve on the Recreation and Open Space Board.

Catalytic Converter Thefts on the Rise
Recent catalytic converter thefts are under investigation in both South Whitehall and Upper Macungie townships in Lehigh County.

Upper Saucon Supervisor Thanks Lutron for Donations
Upper Saucon Township Board of Supervisors chairman Steve Wagner publicly thanked a prominent corporation with headquarters in the township for its generosity at the board's meeting earlier this month.

Photo: Pacifico at The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley


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