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'Souled on Motown' coming to L. Macungie Middle School

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The Macungie Minstrelaires will present their annual family musical variety show with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the East Penn Angel Network.

"Souled on Motown" celebrates the hit songs of top Motown artists including The Four Tops, The Supremes, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, The Jackson 5 and more.

The event will be held 8 p.m. Oct. 26 and Nov. 2, 2 and 8 p.m. Oct. 27 and Nov. 3 at Lower Macungie Middle School, 6999 Lower Macungie Road, Lower Macungie Township.

FF&F

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Vaccination clinic Oct. 20

Forgotten Felines and Fidos will hold a shot clinic for dogs and cats from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 20 at 9645 Hamilton Blvd, Breinigsville.

There will be a cost for rabies and distemper vaccinations.

Dogs must be on leash and cats must be in carriers.

For more information, call 610-841-1736.

LEHIGH COUNTY

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Drug collection Sept. 29

The fifth National Take Back Day drug collection event has been scheduled 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 29 when Lehigh County residents can take expired and unused prescription and over-the-counter medications to police departments and other locations at 16 sites in the county.

County residents can dispose of capsules, pills, including pet medications and liquids. Syringes or sharps will not be accepted.

The program, as has been the case in the last four collections, will be anonymous, and no questions will be asked of individuals disposing of medications.

US POST OFFICE

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

New service location

To increase convenience and access to postal services, a new Contract Postal Unit has been opened at Emmaus Avenue Laundromat, 2825 W. Emmaus Avenue, Allentown.

A full line of postal products and services are available at the new CPU including postage stamps, Express Mail® service, Priority Mail® service, special services, packaging products and more.

Friends of 1803 house

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Apple pie contest

The Friends of the 1803 House are looking for apple pie bakers to be part of the "A Very Merrie Halloween" event scheduled for Oct. 6. Crust and filling must be made from scratch and apples must be the main ingredient of the pie for this contest. First, second and third place prizes will be awarded. For additional information or a registration form, contact Laura at 610-965-5037 or Lfetzer3@ptd.net.

LOWER MILFORD

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Annual festival Sept. 22

Lower Milford Township will hold their 10th annual fall festival 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 22 on the grounds of the Township Building, 7607 Chestnut Hill Church Road, Coopersburg. Great food, live bluegrass band - "The Forgotten Mountain Boys," free carriage rides, "FiddleKicks" cloggers, crafts, children's activities, vendors, demonstrations, silent auction and more are part of the festival.

Smokin' Smitty's returns this year with their mouth- watering barbecue and tantalizing baked goods will be available from Pappy's Orchard.

PENNDOT

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

New law in place

PennDOT has announced a new state law imposing stiff penalties on motorists who ignore "road closed" or other safety warning signs and devices is now in effect. Act 114, signed July 5 by Governor Tom Corbett, reinforces the critical need for all drivers to obey traffic control signs.

The law aims to increase safety for motorists and emergency responders in areas where flooding or other hazardous conditions exist.

Colonial Ball

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Celebration set for Sept. 22

A Colonial Ball will be held 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Holiday Inn, 904 Hamilton St., Allentown. The event celebrates the 250th anniversary of Zion's "Liberty Bell Church" and the 50th anniversary of the Liberty Bell Museum.

Professional colonial re-enactors will talk with guests about what life was like in the colonial era. There will be live period music, colonial artifacts and dancers who will demonstrate and teach colonial dances popular in the 1770s, the time of Allentown's founding. There will be a colonial style meal.