East Penn and Western Lehigh Chambers of Commerce held a seminar recently at Brookside Country Club regarding how driverless vehicles will impact local communities.
According to recent data, it is speculated driverless vehicles will be available to the consumer within the next decade.
The presentation focused on the current problems that larger vehicles – specifically, the increasingly-prevalent commercial vehicles such as tractor trailers – bring to local communities and how emerging driverless vehicle technology can remedy such issues.
Fourteen area volunteer fire departments added 31 new firefighters to their ranks when the new firefighters completed a rigorous five-month course and received their certificates of completion June 8 at a ceremony held at the Lower Macungie Township Community Center.
This was the seventh annual Bucks County Fire Academy course held twice a week January to May at the Allentown Fire Academy, at the Allentown Fire Department Mack Station, 1902 Lehigh St., near the Queen City Airport.
Create a noticeable presence on LinkedIn by Gary Schall of TSD Enterprises and LV SCORE 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Bridgeworks Enterprise Center, 905 Harrison St., Allentown For more information, visit www.lehighvalley.score.org or call 610-266-3000.
Saturday dance 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., in the Trexler Room, Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. King Henry & Jacob will play oldies and requests. There is a cost per person which includes light refreshments. Singles and couples are welcome. For more information, call 610-437-3700.
Congratulations to the graduating seniors. If your student’s photo was not in the special graduation edition June 7 and you would like it in the paper, please send a photo and your student’s name to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 30.
A Salisbury Township Public Works Department employee is the new animal control officer in the township.
The township board of commissioners voted 4-0, with one commissioner absent June 22, to approve a resolution to appoint Michael Sinko as the animal control officer for the township, retroactive to June 1, at an annual compensation of $10,000.
Commissioner Vice President Robert Martucci Jr. made the motion, seconded by Commissioner Debra Brinton, to bring the resolution to a vote.
Animals are available for adoption at the Center for Animal Health & Welfare no-kill shelter, 1165 Island Park Road, Easton. The shelter is working to end pet overpopulation by running a clinic so animals can be spayed or neutered before they go home. For more information, call 610-252-7722 or visit www.healthyanimalcenter.org.
THE CENTER FOR ANIMAL HEALTH AND WELFARE, Easton, is seeking volunteers to walk dogs, assist with a.m. cleanings, attend off site events to promote the shelter, cat and dog enrichment and general shelter help. If interested in helping, please contact Walt Hoffman at 610-252-7722, ext. 4 or email email@example.com.
ALLENTOWN RESCUE MISSION, Allentown, is looking for volunteers to help plan the fall “Thanks for Giving” Food and Supply Drive.” Contact Deirdre Federico Snyder, 610-740-5500, ext. 322, firstname.lastname@example.org.