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LOWER MACUNGIE COLUMN

Thursday, November 17, 2016 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

Craft/vendor fair Nov. 19 at Lower Macungie Township Community Center

The eighth annual craft/vendor fair will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Lower Macungie Township Community Center. Over 100 crafters and vendors will be participating. Brookside Deli will offer lunch 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Lunch can be purchased 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. A free shuttle from the parking lot to the door is available.

HORNET HAPPENINGS

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Simon’s ‘Memoirs’ to be presented by EHS Drama Department Nov. 3, 4 and 5

Emmaus High School Varsity football played Parkland High School Oct. 28 and won 24 to 21 in double overtime.

The drama department at EHS will present Neil Simon’s “Brighton Beach Memoirs” for the fall production 7 p.m. Nov. 3, 4 and 5. This comedic play is the autobiographical account of Simon’s childhood growing up in Brooklyn, N.Y., during the 1930s.

VIKING VOICES

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 by MARGARET FLECK in Columns

ACCHS Viking band recognized for excellence

On Oct. 5 the Allentown Central Catholic Viking marching band participated in the First Flags competition.

Hosted by Easton Area High School, the bands were adjudicated by local high school band directors in the categories of music, marching and general effect. The Viking marching band received an overall rating of “Excellent.” An additional ‘Esprit de Corps’ award – recognizing qualities including spirit, pride and courage – also was presented to the ACCHS band.

UPPER AND LOWER MILFORD COLUMN

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 by JULIA F. SWAN in Columns

Go vote!

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8. In addition to the all too well-publicized race for president, there are also contests for U.S. Senate and U.S. Congress on the ballot. Plus, Upper Milford residents will vote on a referendum question asking whether they support a small increase in the earned income tax to fund the acquisition of land by the township for purposes of preservation.

MACUNGIE COLUMN

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

Cast your vote on election day Nov. 8

Nov. 8 is Election Day. Don’t forget to exercise your right and responsibility to vote.

The Macungie curbside leaf collection will take place weekly during the month of November. Residents should rake their leaves to the curb by 7 a.m. Leaves can also be taken to the borough garage on South Church Street.

The Parkland Art League will hold its meeting 7 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Macungie Institute, 510 E. Main St. Internationally known artist Hong Tatt Foo will be the guest demonstrator for the meeting.

EMMAUS COLUMN Calling all trick-or-treaters in Emmaus

Thursday, October 27, 2016 by CORRINE DURDOCK in Columns

Emmaus’ trick-or-treat night will be held 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 28. If you welcome trick or treaters, turn on your porch light. Also, please drive carefully and be aware of children crossing streets.

Don’t forget to vote Nov. 8; the polls are open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The Emmaus Moravian Church will host a craft and vendor fair, 146 Main St., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 5. Also the church is holding a rummage sale, 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 29. For information, call 610-965-6067.

Halloween fun planned at the library Oct. 29

Thursday, October 20, 2016 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

Back by popular demand, local author Charlie Adams will present an evening of spectacular ghost stories 7:13 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Lower Macungie Township Library.

There will be Halloween Fun with “Jack” the Mack Truck 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 29 outside the library, weather permitting. There will be trunk or treating and photo opportunities. A special Halloween storytime will be held in the library 10:30 a.m.

Library League – a monthly program for students in third to fifth grades meets 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24. The program includes a story, exploration and problem-solving.