The Salisbury Township Department of Public Works will be conducting its leaf collection program starting Oct. 29 and continuing through mid-December (weather permitting). They will start in the First Ward (east) and work westward. The township crews generally cover the township several times. Note that the large number of trees in the township make it impossible to guarantee a set pickup date for any street in the township on any given day.
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Western Salisbury Firefighter Jerry Royer hoses down a fence fire Nov. 9 after a primary power line fell on the fence and yard debris and started the fence on fire.
The Village of Willow Lane, 6488 Alburtis Road, Macungie, will host a free and informative seminar about the aid and attendance benefits for veterans 6 to 7 p.m. Thomas R. Dye, director of veterans affairs, will discuss how to apply for this benefit and what is needed to qualify. For additional information, call 610-421-8100.
Emmaus Historical Society will meet 7 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church, 5th & Chestnut streets, Emmaus, for a regular meeting and program, "Honoring Emmaus World War II Veterans and the Making of Emmaus World War II Veterans Book."
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Western Salisbury Fire Department Chief Joshua Wells gets down close to preschoolers to talk about fire danger with lighters and matches at a Fire Prevention Week program at The Devine School, which is located in the Cedar Crest Professional Park's 1255 Building across from Lehigh Valley Hospital.
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Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts around the Lehigh Valley collect food as part of the Scouting for Food campaign Nov. 10.
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The League of Women Voters of Lehigh and Northampton Counties will be conducting their seventh biennial "Running for Local Office Workshop" 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 17. It will be held at the Kiva Building at Northampton Community College, 3835 Green Pond Road Bethlehem.
Several area Moravian Churches will display putzes to the general public again this year. The term putz is from the German word putzen, which has various meanings including to decorate, to place or to make beautiful. At one time, putzing was a Bethlehem holiday tradition during which people visited private homes to see their versions of the Nativity story.
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Salisbury High School presented "Little Shop of Horrors" Nov. 9, 10 and 11. Directed by Will Windsor Erwin, the company overcame school closures due to the hurricane and potential snow to open on time to the delight of the audience.
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Young Evan Plasco, of Easton, gives a high five to Western Salisbury Firefighter Nic Fisher during a fire prevention program presented by WSFD volunteers at the Lehigh Valley Day Care facility on the Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest Campus.