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Historical Day in Whitehall, October 21, 2023

Historical Day in Whitehall-October 21, 2023


Hokendauqua’s Thomas Iron Company Town District receives National Park Service listing in National Register of Historic Places
by WTICDA, October 21, 2022.

Whitehall Township, PA, the Whitehall Township Industrial and Commercial Development Authority (WTICDA), and Hokendauqua property owners recently received approval from the National Park Service in Washington DC... <read story>


Notice of Public Meeting-January 25, 2022:
"Thomas Ironworks Historical Project"

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“Hockin Landing” Company Historic Preservation in Whitehall, PA
by WTICDA, April, 2020

Here stands the remnants of what was once a thriving industrial complex, the former Thomas Iron Works or as many locals called the “company town.” For many residents that were raised in the area in the 1950s and 60s and beyond, they remember playing by the river in old buildings and tunnels ...
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Whitehall moving closer to adopting tax incentive plans
by The Morning Call, April 20, 2015

In an ongoing effort to entice developers to build in Whitehall, officials are at work on two measures that would offer tax incentives for building on underused or blighted land. <read story>


Organic salon gets help from Loan Fund
by Lehigh Valley Business, November 10, 2014.

Salon owner, Allison Holub didn't have any experience opening a business, formulating a business plan or obtaining financing. She found that help through The Whitehall Township Industrial and Commercial Development Authority Community Loan Fund and Business and Community Financing Solutions managing partner, Howard Lieberman. <read story>


Economic Development Activities
Moravian Academy

WTICDA assisted Moravian Academy of Bethlehem Township in obtaining funds to update their Athletics and Wellness Center. While the Academy had been raising the funds since 2008, further assistance was required, and WTICDA and an area bank were able to help access $7.5 million in tax-exempt bond financing.

View the project at <Serfass Construction>


Board Meeting Schedule 2024

Meetings will be held in person at:
ATA FINANCIAL, 1044 Third St., Whitehall, PA 18052

January 15, 2024 @ 6:30PM
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March 18, 2024 @ 6:30PM
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May 20, 2024 @ 6:30PM

September 16, 2024 @ 6:30PM

October 14, 2024 @ 6:30PM

December 16, 2024 @ 6:30PM

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