Lehigh Valley Health Network will hold the 20th annual free flu vaccines and community food drive program 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 3 at Dorney Park, 4000 Dorney Park Road, Allentown and Nov. 4 at Coca Cola Park, 1050 Ironpigs Way, Allentown.
The drive-thru clinic will administer vaccinations to adults and children who are six months of age and up. There are high-dose vaccines available for those age 65 and older.
Optional donations of non-perishable and non-expired food items, diapers, coffee pods and toiletries at the time of vaccination are requested.
The Salisbury Township Public Works Department started the curbside vacuum leaf collection Oct. 26.
The collection will begin in the First Ward (east) and will continue westward through mid-to-late December, weather permitting. Residents are asked to place their leaves along the edge of the road.
To facilitate the vacuum leaf pickup, keep all vehicles away from the area where leaves are piled.
Wildlands Conservancy announced recently the permanent protection of nearly 500 acres located on Blue Mountain (Kittatinny Ridge) east of Bake Oven Knob in Carbon County.
Purchased from the Semmel family, the acreage closes one of the last major gaps in continuous preservation on the Kittatinny Ridge. The nearly 500-acre parcel expands public lands and natural areas like State Game Lands 217 and supports East Penn Township’s greenway development plans along Lizard Creek.
The Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley, 2158 Ave. C, Suite 201, Bethlehem, has launched its 2018 Holiday Hope Chests program: Happiness in a Shoe Box.
This year there are 35 nonprofit organizations that have put in a total request for 7,500 shoe boxes.
The Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley’s goal is to meet their needs.
Help is needed to wrap and fill 7,500 shoe boxes. Every shoe box benefits a child in the Lehigh Valley.
· Complete a 2018 Donor Pledge Form. To see a list of agencies receiving the shoe boxes, visit their website.
Call 610- 829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit https://www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx.
Wednesday, Oct. 24: Chicken bruschetta, wide noodles, broccoli florets, Italian bread w/ margarine, fresh seedless grapes.
Thursday, Oct. 25: Apple juice, roast pork w/ gravy, mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, wheat bread w/ margarine, iced carrot cake.
Friday, Oct. 26: Baked meat loaf w/ gravy, oven browned potatoes, flame roasted corn, wheat bread w/margarine, chilled apricots.
ESSA Bank & Trust has announced the appointment of William L. Vitalos, Senior Vice President, Director of Consumer Lending, in the bank’s Consumer Lending and Retail Branch Administration teams.
He will oversee the consumer and residential mortgage lending operations at ESSA, along with product development, pricing, and vendor management. He will work at the bank’s corporate headquarters in Stroudsburg and report to Chuck Hangen, Chief Operating Officer.