Western Salisbury Fire Department holds Community Day.
Nathan A. Burkit, 52, of Zions-ville, died September 22, 2012, in St. Luke's University Hospital, Fountain Hill. Born in Jacksonville, Fla., he was the son of William and Katie (Aides) Burkit of Fountain Hill.
He graduated from Liberty High School, Class of 1977, as well as achieving undergraduate credits throughout his career in secondary education. After graduation, he became an entrepreneur with his own construction company for 20 plus years. Later, he became a teacher for Middle Bucks Institute of Technology, where he taught three levels of carpentry.
The Lehigh Valley is experiencing continued growth in the housing market, based on data released by the Lehigh Valley Association of Realtors (LVAR).
Year-to-date sales are recorded at 3,837, up 17.4 percent over 2011 year-to-date sales of 3,268.
Year-to-date pending sales, which indicate transactions in process that have not yet closed, reached 4,648, which is up 38.4 percent from last year at the same time when pending sales were 3,359.
"The increase in year-to-date data is a positive indicator that the housing market is recovering," said Ryan Conrad, CEO of LVAR.
Court Administrator of Pennsylvania Zygmont A. Pines is urging residents across the Commonwealth to be wary of prank phone calls and text messages about jury duty.
Pauline (Lentz) Herring, 85, of Allentown, died September 24, 2012, in Manor Care, Allentown. She was the wife of Sherwood C. Herring. They celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary in March 2012. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Frederick P. and Helen (Kline) Lentz.
She was a 1945 graduate of Allentown High School.
She worked for Bell Telephone, as a cashier for the former Almart and Leh's Department Store.
She was vice president of Sherwood Herring Signs, Emmaus, retiring in 1998.
"Fest O' Fall," presented by the Historic Catasauqua Preservation Association and the Borough of Catasauqua, is noon - 5 p.m. Sept. 29, Biery House, 8 Race St.; George Taylor House, Lehigh and Poplar streets; and at Front Street businesses.
There will be an art exhibit, vendors, pony rides, petting zoo, hayride, children's activities, towpath walk, scavenger hunt, bake sale, and food and beverages.
Performing is the James Supra Band, Tavern Tan and Modern Romance.
Area businesses thank Salisbury police for their service.
The Salisbury Township Police Department would like to alert residents of several vehicles entered over this past weekend.
The police received a total of nine instances where vehicles were entered and items removed.
The reports received were from the areas of Tupelo Street, Buttonwood Street and South Pike Avenue in the township. All but one of the vehicles were reported to have been left unlocked at the time of the incidents. There were no damages reported to any of the vehicles.
The Quakertown Farmers Market, 201 Station Road, Quakertown, will host a winter coat drive through Oct. 14. This is the 17th year of the drive and over 500 coats were distributed last year. Coats will be donated to the local Salvation Army and the Milford Square Women's and Children's Shelter.
The Upper Milford Historical Society will meet 7 p.m. in the Upper Milford Municipal Building. The event will be a celebration of the publication of their recent book on the history of Upper Milford Township. For more information, call 610-966-4851.
Linda J. Rohrbach, 63, of Wescosville, died suddenly on September 20, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. She was the wife of Edward C. Rohrbach Sr., They celebrated their 43rd wedding anniversary Sept. 24. Born in Fountain Hill, she was a daughter of the late Maynard C. and Lillian A. (Fetherman) Nickum.
She was a 1967 graduate of Lower Saucon High School, later receiving a diploma from Allentown Business School.
She retired from HCSC in 2003.
She was a Girl Scout and also a life member of the Fearless Fire Co., Allentown.