Neighbor Changes Stance on Bethlehem Casino - Thursday 20th of April 2006

HELLERTOWN,, Pennsylvania – As reported by the New Jersey Express-Times: "Borough council on Monday night decided it will remain neutral on the issue of whether a casino should be built in neighboring Bethlehem.

"Council unanimously approved a motion to steer clear of an opinion on the matter. The motion also calls for officials to be proactive in minimizing the effects a casino would have on the borough.

"Monday night's decision contradicts an earlier proposal calling for the borough's opposition to a casino in Bethlehem. That motion cited problems a casino could bring, such as a staggering increase in traffic and a need for the borough to hire additional police, ambulance and fire crews…"

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