A holiday surprise arrived a minor early this year for scuba divers who go to Dutch Springs, the quarry that serves as an aqua park and diving facility. There are designs for diving to go on at the site, but there will be no waterpark. The land close to the quarry in Lower Nazareth and Bethlehem townships is zoned for industrial use, and two warehouses are prepared for the site. Other warehouses are nearby.
Particulars are not final, but developer Trammell Crow said Wednesday that talks about trying to keep the quarry open for diving are progressing. The most current facts exhibit that the aqua park is not in the designs.
A lot more could be revealed at a Bethlehem Township zoning conference Wednesday. When the warehouse prepare was announced, one particular possibility was fencing off the quarry. That would have been a blow to the scuba neighborhood throughout the Northeast. Dutch Springs is a popular diving and teaching website.
Berks County gained a on line casino Wednesday when the Hollywood On line casino Morgantown opened Wednesday. The new on line casino will convey guests and positions. Wyomissing-primarily based Penn National owns the Caernarvon Township attraction, which addresses 50,000 sq. ft, has 750 slot devices and 30 tables for online games, a Barstool Sportsbook, along with restaurants and bars.
A different Wawa may possibly be coming to Northampton County. The comfort keep chain strategies to construct on Nazareth Pike in Bethlehem Township on the site of the previous Leiser’s Rentals and Product sales. The keep would address about 6,300 square ft and have 16 gasoline pumps.
Only a sketch approach has been introduced to the township, leaving challenges this kind of as traffic and stormwater unresolved. The new Wawa would be just north of the intersection of Nazareth Pike (Linden Avenue) and Oakland Highway.
Other Wawas are staying proposed for Hanover Township, Northampton County Bethlehem, in the vicinity of the intersection of routes 412 and 78, and the chain’s website suggests that stores at 364 Susquehanna St., Allentown, and at Route 309 and Passer Road, Coopersburg, are in enhancement.
South Whitehall Township will evaluation a system for a Wawa at Route 309 and Chapmans Street up coming thirty day period.
Paisley & Company Tub Boutique and Fragrance Bar in Kutztown has reopened for in-person income. The 275 W. Principal St. retail outlet sells scents, soap, balm and other household and beauty goods.
Dunkin’ has unveiled its cafe of the foreseeable future in Salisbury Township in the vicinity of Allentown. The 3111 Lehigh St. spot opened Wednesday and will hold a grand opening Jan. 26, comprehensive with coffee giveaways. The new restaurant has a call-absolutely free push-by way of and free WiFi. The new Dunkin’ also has a tap technique that delivers consistently chilly iced espresso, tea, cold brew and nitro-infused chilly brew. Hand-crafted espresso beverages are also sold.
Quickly-food items chains have been adding facilities and push-by way of lanes, a development that accelerated all through the COVID-19 pandemic when numerous dining places did not offer indoor seating.
American Loved ones Care has opened an urgent care, wander-in clinic on Route 113 in Souderton, Bucks County. AFC treats colds, bronchitis, bronchial asthma, tummy soreness, cuts, damaged bones, rashes and other non-daily life-threatening disorders, and offers actual physical exams and shots for school, sports activities travel and operate.
Easton Taco and Rotisserie at 1054 Northampton St. will continue to be closed until sometime in 2022, in accordance to the restaurant’s Fb web site. The business enterprise, started in 2018, cited the COVID-19 pandemic and a final decision to put health and very well-staying first.
Satisfied Repair at 2000 MacArthur Street in Whitehall Township has additional U-Haul providers. As a neighborhood seller, Happy Take care of will supply U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing gear, moving supplies and in-store pickup of packing containers. Far more than 20,000 sellers across the U.S. achieve supplemental revenue by way of their partnership with U-Haul. Happy Fix’s major company is restoring telephones and digital products.