Animals are available for adoption at the Center for Animal Health & Welfare no-kill shelter, 1165 Island Park Road, Easton. The shelter is working to end pet overpopulation by running a clinic so animals can be spayed or neutered before they go home. For more information, call 610-252-7722 or visit www.healthyanimalcenter.org.
The Salvation Army hosts an open to the public “Jrock Community Day Festival” noon to 8 p.m. Aug. 19 at the 521 Pembroke Road, Bethlehem location.
There will be carnival games, kids and family activities, costume characters, face painting, health screenings, hair cuts for boys and men, food, prizes and giveaways.
Performing groups include Teen Challenge Christian Rap, Sam and Uni Lopez, The Rev. Timothy Smith and the Men of the Faith Works House, Christian creative arts and various solo artists. Call 610-867-4681 for details.
A 21-year-old male from Catasauqua, became agitated and hostile while a patient at Smile Krafters, 1247 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., 10:44 a.m. Aug. 3 when staff could not provide the services he wanted. Upon leaving the practice, he allegedly punched a wall between the two elevators. The incident is under investigation.
A resident in the 100 block of Pine Street reported 11:33 p.m. Aug. 7, damage to garage doors. The residents heard loud bangs and discovered two large dents in the doors.
The Celtic Cultural Alliance will offer a 10 percent discount for the advance purchase of Celtic Classic food and beverage tickets for the Sept. 22 through 24 event.
Patrons will receive a certificate to redeem at a special booth for advanced ticket purchasers on the festival grounds along Spring, Conestoga, Lehigh and S. Main streets, Bethlehm.
Tickets may be purchased until Aug. 25.
For more information, visit www.celticfest.org; Twitter, @CelticClassic and at facebook.com/CelticClassic.
Kiheem Abdul Bess, 32, of Reading, was taken into custody on suspicion of driving under the influence of a controlled substance after a traffic stop for allegedly speeding on Interstate 78 westbound at mile marker 55.0, Salisbury Township, 3:11 a.m. July 13. Bess also allegedly was found to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana at the time of the traffic stop. Bess also was charged with suspicion of use or possession of drug paraphernalia, driving without a license and other charges, according to court documents.
Area students are among those named to the dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester including: Makenzie Lehr, Aaron Morder, McKenna Stengel, all of Allentown; Samantha Kick, Darren Labenberg, both of Emmaus; Alexander Sten, Courtney Wood, both of Macungie.
Applications are available and being accepted through Aug. 12 for students eligible to receive the $1,000 Greenawald Memorial Scholarship presented at The Great Allentown Fair in honor of former Fair President William F. Greenawald.
The annual scholarship was established and first presented in 2015 by Patricia Greenawald and her children commemorating her husband’s longtime devotion to the Fair prior to his passing in 2008.
The Great Allentown Fair is extending hours at its Main Box Office to accommodate the increased demand for show, ride and Fair admission tickets for the fair, Aug. 29 through Labor Day Sept. 4.
The Fair Box Office is located inside the Allentown Fairgrounds between the Ritz Barbecue and The Farmers Market.
Box office hours are 10 a.m. -2 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays until Aug. 22.
The satellite Liberty Street Box Office takes over Aug. 23 with additional hours when the Allentown Fairgrounds gates are closed in preparation for the Fair.
Call 610-559-3245 for locations.
Wednesday, August 9: Apple juice, fried chicken breast on bun w/ lettuce-tomato and mayo, red-skinned potato salad, fresh cantaloupe.
Thursday, August 10: Country fried steak w/ gravy, baked potato / sour cream, roasted cauliflower parmesan, wheat bread w/ margarine, fresh strawberries.
Friday, August 11: Cranberry juice, pork roll w/ cheese on bun, potato chips, carrot raisin salad, blueberry fluff.