An "Autumn Afternoon Cemetery Walking Tour," led by church and local historian Joshua A. Fink, will be held 1:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church, 3441 Devonshire Road, Allentown.
Discover Lehigh Valley describes the Lehigh Valley thusly: the Lehigh River is "the heart," cutting through beautiful countrysides with scenic vistas.
Participants in this year's Mid-Atlantic Tourism Public Relations Alliance "Media Marketplace" got first-hand views.
Discover Lehigh Valley, marketing organization for Lehigh and Northampton counties, was host for the Sept. 18 - 21 event attended by more than 100 invited journalists and 50 member destination marketing organizations. Hotel Bethlehem was headquarters.
@$:The fourth annual Barktoberfest Pet Fair was held Oct. 6.
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This pumpkin, on display at Herbein's Garden Center, weighs 115 pounds and was grown to the size of a tractor tire.
The 2012 Vera Cruz Halloween Parade will start and end at Mystic Chain Park with staging beginning 6 p.m. The parade route is 1.5 miles and runs from Main Road East and West to Vera Cruz Road. The parade dates back to 1923 and promises to be bigger and better than ever with the help of the Emmaus Marching Band. Cash prizes will be awarded to individual marchers, groups and float entries. For more information or to preregister, visit the parade Facebook page or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Annabel M. Kramer, 85, of Macungie, died October 10, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Russel S. Kramer. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Thomas E. Zimmerman Sr. and Hattie H. (Ohlinger) Zimmerman.
She was a hairdresser for Ruth's Beauty Shop for 14 years, retiring in 1959.
She was a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd United Church of Christ, Alburtis, where she served on various committees and as a member of Consistory.
Faye A. George, of Breinigsville, died October 6, 2012. She was the wife of the late Robert W. George. Born in New Tripoli, she was the daughter of Helen (Sittler) Follweiler and the late Elwood W. Follweiler.
She was a 1953 graduate of Slatington High School.
In her early years, she worked for Oram Studio and Hess Brothers as a photo coloration artist.
She was a faithful member of Faith Evangelical Free Church. She actively participated in the senior citizen group at Faith, as well as with the Alburtis Senior Citizens.
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The Emmaus Historical Society's antique appraisal program was held recently with five appraisers donating their time and expertise. Appraisers Charles and Judy Moyer, Bob Lucas, Scott Meck and Mike Ivanovich identified different items and gave a general value on many.
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The Emmaus Special Entertainment Commission sponsored a day of bluegrass music as their final event of the season Sept. 30.
Lehigh Carbon Community College's (LCCC) Teacher Education department hosts the annual "Super Saturday" teacher education seminar, Literacy: Connecting Through All Curriculum Areas, 7:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Nov. 3, main campus, Route 309, Schnecksville. Proceeds benefit the Teacher Education Resource Scholarship Fund.
Training certificates will be awarded. Workshops meet Department of Public Welfare Act 48, Keystone Stars and Continuing Education Units requirements.