The Cold Nose Lodge luxury dog center hosted a 10th anniversary party at the center, 235 West Penn Ave., Alburtis, recently.
The event featured musical performances by “The Circuit Breakers,” of Emmaus, free refreshments, an anniversary cake and a chance to spin the prize wheel.
Vendors included Canine Acres Bakery and Deli, Bechtelsville, offering homemade doggy treats for sale. SOS Beagle Rescue collected toys for puppies, small puppy collars, dog treats and monetary donations.
Amanda Faidley Layton collected metal lunch boxes, displaying her collection of more than 80 atop her kitchen cabinets.
On Nov. 17, Layton’s family and friends will gather at Out of Our Minds Art Studio, 65 S. Lea St., Macungie, to celebrate Layton’s memory and raise money for a project honoring Layton’s wish to help those with cancer and those who cared for them.
Layton succumbed to cancer in July.
Torrential rains which fell in Salisbury Township neighborhoods in the 10 p.m. hour Nov. 2, caused severe flash flood conditions along Lehigh Street at the South Mall, overwhelming drivers and trapping occupants in waters that rose to roof level in the vehicles.
Observers said rushing waters filled the intersection from all directions, rising so rapidly that vehicles started to float and drivers could not navigate the intersection. Firefighter/rescue personnel from Western Salisbury Fire Department and Eastern Salisbury Fire Department converged on the scene shortly before 11 p.m.
The Salisbury Township School District Board of Directors met for a special meeting and a curriculum and technology meeting Oct. 29 at Lehigh Carbon Technical Institute, 4500 Education Park Drive, Schnecksville.
Basket social 7 p.m. at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury, 1707 Church Road, Allentown. Doors open 5 p.m. For tickets, call 610-866-1611.
Holiday bazaar 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cedarbrook Fountain Hill, 724 Delaware Ave. Event includes crafts, raffles, door prizes, book and CD sale. Baked goods and lunch will be available for purchase. For more information, call 610-691-6700.
Lehigh Valley Health Network’s $111-million expansion of the Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest emergency ward has received final approval.
The Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners voted unanimously 5-0 to approve the project, with construction expected to begin in December or January 2019. Utilities relocation was to have begun in October.
Commissioner Joanne Ackerman made the motion, seconded by board of commissioners Vice President Debra Brinton, to bring the resolution to a vote at the Oct. 25 township meeting.