A recent visit and tour of the Lehigh Valley Zoo, in Schnecksville, by Senator Pat Browne, R-16th, is featured during this month's installment of "The Browne Report" television show.
Browne was afforded the opportunity to see everything the Lehigh Valley Zoo has to offer for people of all ages as he took a walking tour through the zoo.
Led by Richard Molchany, president and CEO of the Lehigh Valley Zoo, Browne learned about the history of the zoo, which started as the Trexler Game Preserve back in 1906, as well as the changes and advancements the zoo has made over the years.
Crop Walk recruiters will rally 7 p.m. Aug. 26 at St. Timothy's Lutheran Church, Ott and Walnut streets, Allentown.
This is the kick off for this year's Oct. 14 Crop Walk against hunger, also at St. Timothy's.
For more information, call the Rev. Diane Kareha at 610- 391-8210.
Order deadline for Homemade Corn Pie Sale by Trexlertown Grange with choice of nine inch corn pie plain or with chicken. There is a cost. Pickup orders between 4 and 6 p.m. Aug. 24. To place an order, call 610-395-3858 or 610-966-4460.
Emmaus Borough Council unanimously approved several renovations to Legion Field at Community Park during their Aug. 20 meeting.
The approximately $50,000 in renovations will be paid for through various donations along with between $25,000 and $30,000 funded by the Emmaus Youth Association. The project was approved to go forward pending Americans with Disabilities Act compliance.
Upper Milford Township supervisors, at their Aug. 16 meeting, vented their frustration with the new, lengthy requirements for renewing a state mandated stormwater discharge permit.
Amateur racers from around the country will gather in Emmaus to compete in the "Summer Classic" Aug. 25 and 26.
The public is invited to come watch the Emmaus soap box derby's storied tradition of downhill racing continue beginning 7 a.m. both days.
Drivers will race down Ridge Street, by the Emmaus Public Library, for a chance to etch their names alongside past derby champions.
participate in scholars program
Five students attending Lehigh Carbon Community College, Schnecksville, participated in a six-week summer scholars program offered by Bucknell University.
The students included Brandon Williams, of Lehighton; Chau Le, of Breinigsville; Grace Kilikpo, of Macungie; Ashley Freeby, of Topton; and Tejvinder Singh, of Whitehall.
In addition, the following LCCC students have been admitted to Bucknell University for the upcoming fall 2012 semester:
Jiayi Ding, of Wescosville, biology major;
Vacation Bible School at Church of the Good Shepherd, U.C.C.