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MOVIES IN THE PARK TONIGHT! This is going to be one EPIC movie! Walk in their footsteps, live their adventure…the greatest adventure is about to begin! Join us and WLEV for this FREE movie at Breinigsville Park, 8935 Breinigsville Road. Pre movie activities begin at 7pm and the movie starts at dusk! ROAR!

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NNO PICCELEBRATE WITH YOUR NEIGHBORS!
National Night Out is a nationwide annual event designed to raise awareness, develop local police partnerships with the community and strengthen neighborhood spirit and unity. Click here for the complete line-up of events.

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We are pleased to bring our communities together as part of a Lehigh Valley-wide celebration!

Upper Macungie Township along with North Whitehall, South Whitehall and Lower Macungie Townships recognizes the many values and benefits of our neighboring municipalities parks and recreation and is complying a calendar of events in the Lehigh Valley.

Click here for the list of events!

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Do you have what it takes to be a police officer or firefighter? The 2014 Junior Emergency Services Academy will be held from Monday – Friday, August 11-15. If you are the between the ages of 12 and 16 years of age, male or female and within the areas covered by the Upper Macungie B.O.F. you can sign up for a one week Junior Emergency Services Academy Program. The programs consists of two days of Police and two days of Fire related courses.

Click here for more information.

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Parkland Community Library will be holding events at Independent Park Community Center, 150 Independent Road in Breinigsville on Tuesdays from June 17 through August 5. Click here for all the exciting programs.

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Schantz Road between Holliday Drive and Krocks Road is scheduled to be closed on Tuesday, May 27th for approximately 2 months.    

Click here for Streets-Traffic page with Detour Maps.

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Upper Macungie Township and the Pennsylvania Recreation & Park Society is pleased to offer discount tickets for Summer and Winter recreation.

Summer Discount Amusement Park Tickets are here and available to the general public!  

Tickets can be picked up at Upper Macungie Township Municipal Building at 8330 Schantz Road, Breinigsville between 7:30am-11:30am or 12:30pm-4:00pm Monday through Friday. Tickets are available from mid-April through the end of August.  We accept cash, check or money order made payable to “UMT”.

Click here for more information.

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Good communication is the foundation of any relationship. In our ongoing quest to foster consistent, informative communication with all of Upper Macungie Township’s citizens and businesses, the township leaders produce a newsletter on a regular basis. The spring 2014 newsletter will be mailed to you shortly or you can view it here – Spring 2014 UMT Newsletter.

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And as an added benefit to our residents, Upper Macungie Township Police has prepared an annual report for inclusion in our newsletter!  Click here to view your copy.

“On behalf of Upper Macungie Township, it is my privilege to present the Upper Macungie Township Police Department’s first Annual Report” Chief Edgardo A. Colon, “We thank you, the residents, for enabling us to protect and serve you and your family.”

Take pride in your police departments accomplishments, just as we do!

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 For your convenience, Upper Macungie Township provides property owners with the means to properly dispose of their leaves and yard wastes.  Our Yard Waste site located at Grim & Schantz operating hours can be viewed here.

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Schantz Road is scheduled to be closed on April 7, 2014 between Arrowhead Lane/Twin Ponds to Adams Road/Tillage Road. The PennDOT road project has an anticipated completion date in July 2015 and will involve the removal of the “S-curve”. This will make for a very challenging 15 months. 

Click here for Streets-Traffic page with Detour Maps.

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A new phone system has been installed.  There are many different features of this new system; notably, you will be able to leave voice messages directly to our staff/departments. There will be a recording prior to your call being answered and you can dial your parties extension at that time to be transferred immediately to that extension. For a list of extensions, click here

Of particular importance, you will have to press “0″ during off hours to speak to a “live operator” through our answering service. 

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UMTPD has a new Community Events page….be sure to check it out!

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Copy of umtAUTHORITYlogoDid you know that Upper Macungie Township Authority has it’s own phone number?  Please call (610) 398-9171 for sewer, recycling, refuse containers and authority bills.Waste Management is our new trash collector.  All complaints or missed pickups should be directed to Waste Management at 1-800-869-5566.

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umt recreationThe Recreation Board is always striving to improve the programs and events we offer our township residents.  We hold monthly meetings the last Thursday of every month at 7pm (except holidays) and encourage you to participate!  You can also email your suggestions to vbrosky@uppermac.org.

Please check out the new events under Recreation, Events.

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parks brochure picWe have a new Parks Brochure! Stop into the municipal building for your copy or click here for the PDF.

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Over $4,000 was raised for our parks….that’s one big WOW and one BIG THANK YOU to our 5K committee, sponsors and all the volunteers who did an outstanding job continuing our 5K Fun Run! Upper Macungie Township applauds you all!

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The results of the 2013 UMT 5K Fun Run for Parks are in! Congratulations to Mike Marsteller who won First Place Male Overall and Kerry Schultz First Place Female Overall! Other 1st place winners (in age categories) are: Matt Russell, Eric Huber, Brandon Flewelling, James Pham, Gavin Russell, Heather Vassallo, Sharon Manifold, Calista View, Amy Peters and Kathleen Prindible.

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Mark your calendar for Saturday, September 20th, 2014!DSC_0070Hundreds of visitors flocked to the former Lehigh Valley Expo Center on Cetronia Road in South Whitehall Saturday to learn how police, ambulance and fire personnel respond when disasters strike — and how to prepare for the worst themselves.The Emergency Preparedness Day, which offered demonstrations, exhibits and entertainment, was sponsored by South Whitehall, Upper Macungie and North Whitehall.Fire companies, ambulances corps, law enforcement representatives and Health Networks participated in this great event.  Many thanks go out to all who volunteered!
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Upper Macungie Township’s Dramatic New Venue for Family & Corporate Occasions! Located on 25 rolling acres just off Schantz Rd and Rt 222, this newly refurbished center ensures a fashionable flair for your next event!

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 IMPORTANT NEWS

Upper Macungie Township Police Department is now in service.  The Police Station is located at 37 Grim Road, Breinigsville, Pa.  Their phone number is 484-661-5911.  For emergencies call 911.

Credit: DENISE SANCHEZ, THE MORNING CALL / December 28, 2012

Officers walk to the Upper Macungie Township Police Department’s swearing-in ceremony on Friday.

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