The Hellertown area used to have many more entertainment options--among them , a roller-skating rink (where the is located today), a bowling alley (where is located today) and an eatery known as Guro's.
Guro's was located at the corner of Main Street and Thomas Avenue--where is located today--and was a popular after-school meeting place for young people in the 1950s.
Sixty years ago, residents also had the ability to travel outside the borough via train and trolley car.
The Hellertown trolley line ran north-south along Main Street, and riders changed cars near the current location of the I-78 interchange in order to reach Bethlehem and beyond.
According to a photo recently displayed by the , the streetcar line ended service in 1952, and since that time many .
Today, , for both young and old, are largely limited to and the (in season).
So tell us: Do you think more recreational venues are needed, especially for those who are unable to drive outside town? Is LANTA bus service sufficient to meet the public transportation needs of local residents? What businesses or amenities would make life in the Saucon Valley more fun?