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Waste Management will be on a one day delay the week of Labor Day holiday.

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PUBLIC NOTICE: Upper Macungie Township Police Department Now Accepting Nominations for OPERATION SAFE STOP 2014-2015 School Year. Click here for more information.

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Introducing our exciting new CARDIO TENNIS PROGRAM! Join Brian Bleam September 3rd thru October 6th at Blue Barn Park for a fun, enthusiastic new program on Monday’s & Wednesday’s from 9-10am. Click here for the registration form.

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Publication225 more vendor spots open for this fun-filled, highly anticipated event. Please get your spot before October1st!  Pet owners start working on your costumes….can’t wait to see all the doggies in their costume and find out who will win the prizes! Companies, organizations….enter our scarecrow contest for a fun group activity and a chance to win $100! Mark your Calendar for BARKTOBERFEST Saturday, October 11th 11-3 (rain date Sunday).  Click here for more details.

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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 Drop off site is located at the corner of Schantz & Grim Road in Breinigsville. Effective tomorrow, August 2nd, it will close at 5pm on weekends. The new hours are Monday & Friday 7am-7pm, Tuesday-Thursday 3-7pm and Saturday & Sundays 9am-5pm.

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Our Fall Tennis Clinic starts September 3rd!  Click here for the registration form.

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HAAS Bridge on Hickory Lane is closed until further notice. It crosses over the Hassen Creek just before intersecting with Hassadahl Road.

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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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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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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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hunteror click here for the link to register.

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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 closed 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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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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Upper Macungie Township Police Department 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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