The Emmaus Special Entertainment Commission, Hosfeld Insurance and InsuranceChix.com will present a free Songs of Summer event in the Emmaus Community Park Arts Pavilion from 7 to 9 p.m.
The Emmaus Historical Society will host an antique appraisal program 4 to 8 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church, 5th and Chestnut streets. There will be five certified appraisers and participants can pre-register by calling 610-966-6591 by Aug. 3.
A Macungie realtor and a local family were featured on a recent episode of the Home and Garden Television show "House Hunters."
Realtor Lisa Graul-Oswald of Prudential Patt, White Real Estate and her buyers, Jon and Stacy Puliatte starred in the episode that put Macungie on the map.
Their episode was entitled "No Time for Projects in Pennsylvania."
The process began long before the air date, Oswald's broker suggested she submit an application for the television show.
The Lehigh Valley Health Network marathon for Via will be held Sept. 8 and 9 beginning in Salisbury and running through Bethlehem to Easton.
Volunteers are needed along the course to support more than 3,600 runners and walkers.
All volunteers will receive a free T-shirt. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult but are welcome to volunteer. Shifts vary from two to six hours with start times between 5:30 and 8 a.m. Volunteers are also needed prior to race day.
Twenty-three Lehigh Valley and 15 Texas students left June 27 from the Tilghman Square Shopping Center, South Whitehall for a trip to China. The group left June 27 and returned July 13.
Barbara Campbell, former Parkland elementary teacher, and her husband, Tom, an engineer for Mack Trucks, led the group.
While in China, they visited Shanghai where they had a breathtaking view of the city on the glass sky walk of the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the tallest in Asia and the third tallest in the world.
The Intergovernmental and Appointments Committee of the Lehigh County Board of Commissioners met Aug. 1 to interview candidates for the vacant position of Lehigh County Executive Aug. 1.
Four candidates were interviewed for the position.
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The much-used Devonshire Road bridge over the Little Lehigh at Keystone Road, in the western portion of the township, was closed July 16 for repairs to the bridge roadway and parapet. Although the contractor has until Nov. 9 to finish the work and reopen the thoroughfare, a worker for RGC Group, of Bath, said recently that, barring an unforeseen period of bad weather, the work could be completed and the bridge reopened by late September or early October.
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Brady Kitz, Mollie Fisher, Colby Brisendine and Margaret Wright hold onto the handles of a parachute while they wait patiently for the game of cat and mouse to begin in Patty Feichtel's class July 30 at "Operation Overboard" Vacation Bible School at Asbury United Methodist Church, South Whitehall Township.
Acting Superintendent Dr. Louise Beauchemin informed parents Aug. 3 of a book salesman going to homes posing as a representative of local school districts. The district has received calls from several parents that this man came to their home saying he was connected to the Salisbury Township School District and wanted to sell books connected to the district curriculum.
Philadelphia Eagles fans have dealt with ups and downs on the football field.
The team rallies when no one believes.
At a time like this when tragedy strikes, the Eagles family can inspire us all to persevere with compassion and dedication.
The death of 29-year-old Garrett Reid, the son of Andy Reid, the longest tenured coach in the NFL today, was shocking and sobering news.
Tragedy can strike any family and we all feel pain when hardships hit home. The difference is how we respond, how we react.