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Old 06-12-2010, 08:05 AM
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Article about commuting from Lehigh Valley Live:

From the census bureau:

Interesting maps showing townships, zoning, etc. But NOT road maps

Information about PA and it's governance (townships, boroughs, etc.)

Interactive map that shows where people are moving to and from:

School information - and

Current School information:

Charter Schools:

Teacher Salaries 2016-2017

School district maps - http://www.lehighvalleyfirsttimehome...oolDistMap.pdf

Teacher Salaries - information from September 2016:

Shows location of High Schools within School Districts -

Cost comparison, city to city:

School comparison - This link shows demographics, size of student body at High Schools. Click tabs to compare scores on standardized tests, teacher ratio, etc.


Pennsylvania Schools - Find a Public or Private Pennsylvania School -

Kindergarten Registration info and cut-off age by District (most districts require students be 5 years old by September 1) Please note that full day Kindergarten is not the norm.
Saucon Valley:

SAT test scores 2016 Note the number of students that take the test. Also charter schools are not listed by district because they take students from OUT of the district they dwell in. However, most charters in our area tend to take more students from where they are located then outside and will actually limit the number for students from outside of their home district.

Internet in the Lehigh Valley - Active thread: //, some pertinent info in separate sticky. This thread may also be of interest: //

Crime map courtesy of PacoMartin -

Crime map for Bethlehem:

Looking for a house or apartment? Real Estate Listings, Homes for Sale and Rental Property Listings –® or - Houses for Rent, Homes for Rent, Apartments, Condos, Townhomes for Rent, Rental Homes & Property Rentals or lehigh valley all housing classifieds - craigslist,0.0525,0

Local newspapers - Morning Call (local Allentown/Lehigh Valley paper) classifieds On-line newspaper - For Southern Lehigh, Southern Northampton, Upper and Central Bucks try Penny Power Local free newspaper available at area markets. Good for home and apartment rental.

Tax calculator:
School Tax info -
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Transportation: local - LANTA - To the big city's of NY and Philadelphia - Bieber Bus Transbridge Trailways -

Airport - ABE, also known as LVI - Newark (EWR) - Philadelphia (PHL)

Alternative transportation, i.e. biking, car pooling - Thanks to karenS.

There is NO rail service in the Lehigh Valley, however you can drive to the northernmost point of SEPTA rail stations in Colmar or Lansdowne and take a train into Philadelphia -

Compare weather in two areas:

Pick your own -

Demographics according to the census bureau -

Income by area:

Comparing COL here and in US //

Things to do: //

Things to do, places to go in the Lehigh Valley: //

Parks with playgrounds (thanks to Blazerj)

Farm Fresh meats and produce[/color]: and Pick-Your-Own (PYO) fruits and veggies [color="lime"]Farmers markets
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