Salisbury Press

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Volunteers needed

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

EMMAUS HALLOWEEN PARADE

The Emmaus Halloween Parade will be held 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 and promises to be a “Spooktacular” event. The rain date is 6:30 p.m. Oct. 22.

Volunteers are needed. A Halloween parade committee meeting is scheduled 7 to 9 p.m. in the community room on the second floor of borough hall Oct. 19 in council chambers. For more information, contact Kathy Mintzer at 610-965-6250 or EmmausParade@aol.com.

Volunteer positions needed include division captains and float formation area.

Leaf collection begins Oct. 23

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

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The Salisbury Township Public Works Department will begin the curbside vacuum leaf collection Oct. 23. The collection will begin in the Fifth Ward (west) and will continue eastward through mid to late December, weather permitting. Residents are asked to place their leaves along the edge of the road. To facilitate the vacuum leaf pickup, keep all vehicles away from the area where leaves are piled.

Special election Dec. 5 for McNeill’s seat

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE

Speaker of the House Mike Turzai, R-28th, has ordered a special election be held Dec. 5 to fill the vacant seat in the 133rd Legislative District in Lehigh County.

Turzai filed the writ of election, the formal document setting the date of a special election, with the Department of State. A copy of the writ is also being filed with the Lehigh County Board of Elections.

The vacancy was created by the Sept. 8 death of State Rep. Daniel McNeill, D-133rd.

‘A Taste of Soup’ Oct. 28

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

LMT LIBRARY

“A Taste of Soup” will be held noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Lower Macungie Township Library, 3450 Brookside Road. Kathee Rhode, library executive director, said there will be three challenges – individual, restaurant and Lower Macungie Township Board of Commissioners. The winning entry in each challenge will be recognized as “Lower Macungie Library’s Best Soup.”

BRIEFLY

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Student art submissions needed

PBS 39

PBS39 is seeking kindergarten to grade 12 students to submit their artwork for a chance to become a featured 2018 Artist of the Month.

Submissions are accepted through Oct. 27.

Students are encouraged to enter their paintings, drawings, photography, videography, sculptures or performance art video for a chance to be recognized.

Winners will be notified by Nov. 10.

For full contest information or to apply, please visit wlvt.org.

Tribute planned

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

DMVA

The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs wants to help pay tribute to all of the men and women from Pennsylvania who died as a result of the Vietnam War.

For the past two years, the DMVA has partnered with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund in Washington, D.C. to find a photo of every Pennsylvanian whose name appears on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall – commonly referred to as The Wall.

Special election Dec. 5 for McNeill’s seat

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE

Speaker of the House Mike Turzai, R-28th, has ordered a special election be held Dec. 5 to fill the vacant seat in the 133rd Legislative District in Lehigh County.

Turzai filed the writ of election, the formal document setting the date of a special election, with the Department of State. A copy of the writ is also being filed with the Lehigh County Board of Elections.

The vacancy was created by the Sept. 8 death of State Rep. Daniel McNeill, D-133rd.

Volunteers needed

Thursday, October 5, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

EMMAUS HALLOWEEN PARADE

The Emmaus Halloween Parade will be held 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 and promises to be a “Spooktacular” event. The rain date is 6:30 p.m. Oct. 22.

Volunteers are needed. Halloween parade committee meetings are held 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 12 in the community room on the second floor of borough hall and Oct. 19 in council chambers. For more information, contact Kathy Mintzer at 610-965-6250 or EmmausParade@aol.com.

Volunteer positions needed include division captains and float formation area.

BRIEFLY

Thursday, October 5, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Walk set for Oct. 8

CROP WALK

The annual Bethlehem area CROP Hunger Walk will be held with registration 1 p.m. and step-off 1:30 p.m. Oct.8. The walk starts at Spring Street near Lehigh Street.

CROP Hunger Walk is sponsored by Church World Service and organized by religious groups, businesses, schools and others to raise funds to end hunger in the U.S. and around the world.

For information, visit www.crophungerwalk.org/bethlehempa or email bethcropwalk@att.net.