KidsPeace and PPL are partnering to ensure more families and education professionals are ready to combat it.
A bullying seminar, "PPL and KidsPeace Present: Bullying 2.0, From Identification to Intervention," will be held 5:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 16 at the KidsPeace Family Center Gymnasium at CDTRC, 1650 Broadway, Bethlehem.
There is no charge for the seminar.
The Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St., is gearing up for autumn with numerous programs. These programs are open to the public and an Allentown Public Library Card is not required. Some events may require preregistration.
Computer classes are offered 9 to 11 a.m. every Saturday morning beginning Oct. 6. Sign-ups begin Sept. 15. Classes are on various topics such as setting up a personal email account, computer basics, web basics and job hunting. Space is limited so you need to call 610-820-2400, ext. 2 or visit the library to sign up.
For the fourth straight year, the Salisbury Township High School field hockey team held a car wash at Mountainville Car Wash to help raise money for the team, but the event functions as more than just a fundraiser.
"It's definitely a great way for us to bond as a team," senior captain Tori Cochrane said. "You get to know more about your teammates, get to talk to some of the newer girls and have a little fun."
Approximately 200 supporters showed up at the Lehigh Parkway near the steel bridge to run or walk the 5K course in support of the Catherine Boulay Foundation and the Dr. David Prager Lehigh Valley Health Network patient assistance fund Sept. 15.
The Catherine Boulay Foundation was formed by Dr. Richard Boulay M.D, in 2007 to honor his grandmother, who passed away from colon cancer when he was young. Boulay is chief of gynecologic oncology at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest.
Lehigh County Commissioner Daniel McCarthy withdrew a bill he sponsored to put forth funding from the community revitalization grant program at the Sept. 12 commissioners meeting.
The bill would have granted the Borough of Emmaus and Whitehall Township $15,000 each to establish a revolving loan program for new businesses.
@$:Open house is held for Western Salisbury families.
The D&L Trail Alliance will host the Eastern Pennsylvania Greenways and Trails Summit Sept. 19 and 20 at the DeSales University, University Center, 2755 Station Ave., Center Valley. The summit will focus on planning, building and promoting local and regional trails and greenways across eastern Pennsylvania.
Community Day Sept. 22
The Emmaus Public Library will host Dr. Ziad Munson for a program 7 p.m. titled, "The Great Red Herring: How al-Qaida Blinds us to Terrorism." Munson, a sociology professor at Lehigh University, will deliver the talk about terrorism for adults and mature teens in the Gardner Room of the library. He will include what a terrorist group looks like, how it forms and develops and how our obsession with al-Qaida over the last 10 years has blinded us to other forms of possible future terrorism.