This year, all Lehigh County residents will vote for the United States Representative from the 15th Congressional District.
Charlie Dent, a Republican, will face Rick Daugherty, a Democrat, in the Nov. 6 contest.
Dent was unopposed in his primary, while Daugherty defeated Jackson Eaton 59 percent to 41 percent.
Dent has progressed through both chambers of the Pennsylvania General Assembly to the United States House of Representatives.
First elected in 2004, Dent has held on to his seat in congress with wide margins in recent years.
The Penn State Lehigh Valley Political Society and Student Government Association sponsored a "Meet Your Legislator Event" at the Center Valley Campus Oct. 11.
State Senator Lisa Boscola, D-18th, State Representative Gary Day, R-187th, and State Representative Justin Simmons, R-131st, attended the event to speak to students and answer questions about state policy.
"We love events like this because it gives us a second to pause, think about our day and talk to people," Day said. "It is wonderful to speak to a crowd who is younger, yet highly engaged."
Lehigh Valley Health Network will administer free seasonal flu vaccinations for adults and children six months and older during two community sessions in November. Shots will be all drive-through at Dorney Park 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 3 and at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 4 each day.
CCHS students are celebrating senior week through Oct. 26. All upperclassmen will participate in multiple activities throughout the week including: costume day, movie night and a scavenger hunt throughout the school.
Seniors also get a chance to participate in the senior olympics, a very competitive event that includes relay races and many other exciting challenges.
The Macungie Minstrelaires will present their annual family musical variety show with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the East Penn Angel Network.
"Souled on Motown" celebrates the hit songs of top Motown artists including The Four Tops, The Supremes, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, The Jackson 5 and more.
The event will be held 8 p.m. Oct. 26 and Nov. 2, 2 and 8 p.m. Oct. 27 and Nov. 3 at Lower Macungie Middle School, 6999 Lower Macungie Road, Lower Macungie Township.
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St. Andrews Lutheran Church, 1024 S. Pike Avenue, Allentown, holds their theme basket raffle with over 100 baskets and gift cards available to win.
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Rare items found at Allentown Paper Show.
Renew Lehigh Valley will hold a series of public meetings to engage the residents of the Lehigh Valley in a regional planning project called Envision Lehigh Valley. The public meetings will garner residents' views and input on the overall quality of life in their neighborhood and the greater Lehigh Valley and engage the residents of the Lehigh Valley in an integral planning process for the future of the community.
The scheduled public meeting in Salisbury will be 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 5 at Salisbury High School.