The Harry S Truman Elementary School PTO hosted a Welcome Back Dinner Dance Sept. 14.
Harry S Truman Elementary is taking charge to instill the value of respect within their students.
Nicole Hager, education coordinator with J.P. Mascaro & Sons, visited the school Sept. 6 with their respect program and challenged the students to take care of the earth in the sense they treat the world as their backyard.
Aretha Franklin's song "Respect" played the theme of the presentation.
Hager said respect is something that needs to be earned, and can be gained through caring, honesty, trust and sharing feelings.
Fire and rescue crews from Western Salisbury, Eastern Salisbury and Lower Macungie fire departments along with two EMS crews from Cetronia ambulance responded to a two vehicle accident with entrapment on Oxford Drive around 12:30 p.m. Sept. 23.
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey ambassadors, the clown couple of Dave and Cherie, recently paid a visit to the St. Luke's University Hospital Network Bethlehem Campus' pediatric floor spreading fun and laughter among staff and patients.
Popping in and out of about a half dozen patients' rooms, the bumbling Dave and innocent appearing Cherie juggled, performed card tricks and slight of hand routines, and all the while helped the youngsters forget they were recuperating in a hospital setting by making them smile and laugh.
Western Salisbury Fire Department holds Community Day.
Robert Bruchak, in his report as secretary of the board given Sept. 19, said as of Aug. 31, 81 percent of the tax bills have been paid in full. He said there has been a 13 percent increase in installment usage.
Bruchak said he has not received the Act 1 index for the 2013-2014 school year from PDE yet; their deadline was Sept. 1.
Central Catholic High School will hold two fall open houses 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 21 and Nov. 11 in Mason Auditorium. All prospective students and their families are welcome to learn more about the school by participating in panel discussions and student led tours. For more information and to register for the event, visit the school's website at acchs.info.
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.
Advisory committee members Frank McCullough and Frank Adamcik reported on their fall parks tour at the Sept. 18 meeting.
They toured Green Acres, Louise Park, Devonshire, Lindberg, Dodson, Franko, River Road and Laubach parks.