“A woman who tells her age will tell anything”
Through the boom and bust years in the late 20th century, several smart, tough-as-nails women shepherded the southern Hilltop communities’ business redevelopment and worked to get neighbors involved. Jennifer Szweda Jordan, of Unabridged Press, interviewed some of these doyennes. Helen Baney, 91, of Allentown, was one of them. She pretty much still dresses the part.