The Library Knitting Club meets 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. Feb. 16, Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St., Allentown.
If interested, sign up at the library reference desk.
Sarah Swartz, of Allentown, was named to the fall dean's list.
Country Meadows of Allentown showed their appreciation to firefighters and EMTs by hosting a "We Love Our Firemen and EMTs Luncheon" Feb. 7. Fifteen members from Cetronia Ambulance, Macungie Ambulance and Trexlertown Fire Company were invited to enjoy a lunch served by residents.
It was a night of fun and reminiscing at the Germansville Fire Hall recently.
Approximately 215 people gathered to celebrate the 77th annual Versommling of Grundsow Lodge Nummer Ains an da Lechaw.
Members were serenaded by The Rhine-landers, a group who plays German songs popular with the patrons.
They topped off their repertoire with the timeless classic, "Schnitzelbank."
Dennis Hartman administered the oath to the members after the Rev. Russell Heintzelman gave...
The Pennsylvania Campground Owners Association's 2013 edition of the Pennsylvania Campground Directory is now available.
This free, four-color glossy magazine lists more than 230 campgrounds and RV resorts in Pennsylvania and is a must for all RVers, as well as tenters.
The annual PCOA Directory divides the state into six regions with maps, color coding, and detailed facility listings for PCOA member campgrounds within each region.
RV and camping enthusiasts can order...
Beet juice instead of salt for slippery roads?
It sounds silly, or crazy, but Upper Milford Township resident Phil Casey, a regular at supervisors meetings, told the board at its Feb. 7 meeting that many municipalities in other states are using a compound that incorporates organic materials such as beet juice as an alternative to road salt.
Road salt, Casey said, is corrosive to vehicles and roads, and leads to toxic runoff into streams. It's also expensive.
The popularity of birds and birding has been increasing across the United States, as well as here in the Lehigh Valley.
One example that sparked major media attention was the high-profile search for the ivory-billed woodpecker in Louisiana beginning in 2002. The ivory-billed woodpecker, a bird thought to be extinct, was last authoritatively observed in 1943.
A team of expert ornithologists, funded by a corporate sponsor, began searching for evidence of existing ivory-bills...
Roger C. Reis said he is seeking re-election to his seat on the Lower Macungie Township Board of Commissioners.
Reis has lived in Lower Macungie Township for over 20 years. After receiving an Honorable Discharge from the US Air Force, he enlisted in the Pennsylvania State Police and, after 25 years of service, retired at the rank of Captain.
He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in the administration of justice from Pennsylvania State University and a master's degree in public...
The phone rings; another dramatic death has occurred. D.B. Russell, Julie "Finn" Finlay, Nick Stokes and Sara Sidle rush into action. That's how it works in the fictional world of "CSI: Las Vegas." In Pennsylvania, coroners and their staffs investigate loss of life.
Every four years, without Hollywood hype, the voters of Lehigh County elect a coroner. Until he is needed, some voters don't remember his name. But, coroners give each death an identity. They are responsible for...
Samual Justus, of Allentown, was named to the fall dean's list majoring in international business.