Macungie residents got into the holiday spirit Dec. 8 as they celebrated Macungie Holiday.
The day's activities included a free holiday trolley to all locations, horse and wagon rides in Macungie Park, a gingerbread display at Kalmbach Park, farmers market vendors and a special train display at Macungie Institute, holiday crafts show and cookie sale at Macungie Park, breakfast with Santa at Grace Lutheran Church, chili and chicken corn soup and kid's crafts at Solomon's United Church...
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The Emmaus Women's Club officers, selected recently, include President Jeanette Lehman, First Vice President Debbie Kahler, Second Vice President Mae Kemmerer, Assistant Vice President 'Peep' Kehm, Recording Secretary Peg Young, Corresponding Secretary Judy Wisser, Treasurer Karen Sevacek and Financial Secretary Doris Heim.
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As a member of a Rapid Intervention Team, an Emmaus firefighter keeps close tabs on fire operations at a two-alarm fire Dec 18, along Seidersville Road, Salisbury Township. RIT members have no firefighting duties, but they stand by to provide an immediate rescue effort if a firefighter gets in trouble.
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, Bethlehem needs volunteers to join planning committees to help make each and every Relay for Life in the Lehigh Valley a huge success. If you are creative, a great leader, a great fundraiser or passionate about ending cancer, they have a position for you. Hours vary and they can work with most schedules. All necessary training will be provided. Contact Lyndsey Cumello at 610-921-2329 or Lyndsey.firstname.lastname@example.org....
May 2014 nuptials
Mr. and Mrs. Jay Sommer of Schnecksville announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily C., to Paul D. Zellers, the son of the late Kimberly Reis and the grandson of Jackie Reis of Allentown.
Paul surprised everyone by asking for Emily's hand in marriage during Thanksgiving dinner in Daytona Beach, Fla.
The couple met while attending Northwestern Lehigh Middle School, New Tripoli.
The bride-elect works at Sacred Heart Senior...
Bakeer Jones, 33, of Lebanon, was arrested for DUI and drug possession with intent to deliver on Interstate 78 westbound at exit 55, Salisbury Township, 1:29 a.m. Nov. 29. Jones was stopped for a suspended Pennsylvania registration violation and was allegedly found to be under the influence of marijuana and in possession of a large amount of the controlled substance.
Travis Miller, 24, of Hamburg, was arrested for DUI on Interstate 78 eastbound at the State Route 309 exit...
Third of four parts
There are three basic ways to correct faulty vision: eyeglasses, contact lenses, or surgery.
In this column, we'll cover contacts.
There are two basic kinds of contact lenses: soft and hard.
Soft lenses, which are thin and gel-like, are the most popular of the two. They come in many varieties and are very comfortable. I never felt them in my eyes. The following are some choices in soft lenses:
Daily-wear lenses are removed when you go to...
Jan. 3, 2013
The Allentown AARP Chapter #5415 will meet noon at St. Timothy's Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown. Frank Kovacs from Pennsylvania Senior Patrol at CARIE will speak and a business meeting will follow. Please bring a nonperishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank.
The Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will hold their monthly meeting 7:30 p.m. in the Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem. The program will be "My American Freedom...
Individuals and businesses making contributions to charity should keep in mind some key tax provisions that have taken effect in recent years, especially those affecting donations of clothing and household items and monetary donations.
To be deductible, clothing and household items donated to charity generally must be in good used condition or better. A clothing or household item for which a taxpayer claims a deduction of over $500 does not have to meet this standard if the taxpayer...
Wednesday, Dec. 26: Closed. Happy Holidays.
Thursday, Dec. 27: Beef stew, broccoli/ cauliflower, biscuit, fruit cocktail.
Friday, Dec. 28: Stuffed shells with ricotta cheese with tomato sauce, green beans, dinner roll.
Monday, Dec. 31: Closed. Happy Holidays.
Tuesday, Jan. 1: Happy New Year.
Wednesday, Jan. 2: Salisbury steak with gravy, mashed potatoes, creole zucchini, wheat bread, diced pears.
Thursday, Jan. 3: Roasted turkey breast with gravy,...