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Country Meadows of Allentown residents judge dog show
The Da Vinci Science Center's new exhibit "Bodies Revealed" shows complexities of the human body Leonardo himself could only imagine.
The tour through the various systems of the human anatomy uses real anatomical specimens to display unabated functionality in an educational and tasteful way.
The delicate displays look and feel like plastic but offer a true view into the human body through polymer injection, a process removing all of the water from an organ or system while replacing it with a polymer, and preserving it indefinitely.
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 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.
Salisbury Township School District Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning Dr. Randy Ziegenfuss announced the school district was the only one in Lehigh County to meet all its adequate yearly progress goals for the PSSAs at the Sept. 24 curriculum and technology meeting.
"I think that is a real testament to the work we do here," Ziegenfuss said.
Ziegenfuss also acknowledged the district cannot get complacent.
"We still have a lot of work to do. AYP benchmarks are rising significantly again this year."
September is National Preparedness Month and the board of commissioners passed a resolution at their Sept. 26 meeting to honor the American Red Cross for their service to Lehigh County.
"Part of the Red Cross' mission is to help people prepare for emergencies," Commissioner Brad Osborne said. "On average the American Red Cross of Greater Lehigh Valley responds to an emergency every three days, the majority of which are residential fires."
PRESS PHOTO BY C. RICHARD CHARTRAND
Western Salisbury Elementary School's PTA hosts potluck dinner.
Apparently satisfied zoning will not change for undeveloped Salisbury Township School District land along Emmaus Avenue, the Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners voted unanimously, 5-0, to approve a resolution to adopt the final draft of the township comprehensive plan.
Press photos by Jim Marsh
DevonHouse General Manager Vickie Snyder presents gifts to area organizations.
Sixteen Lehigh County collections points gave valley citizens an opportunity to get rid of old, unused and outdated prescription drugs in a safe manner under the auspices of county law enforcement and health department officials.
The event was held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 29 to allow residents to safely dispose of pills, liquids and pet medications without discarding them into trash or sewer outlets, and ultimately, the environment.