PRESS PHOTO BY DEBBIE GALBRAITH
Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts with Troop 5 and their family members gather at St. Timothy's Nov. 10 to collect food from neighbor's homes as part of the Boy Scouts of America Scouting for Food campaign.
PRESS PHOTO BY DEBBIE GALBRAITH
Members of Troop 58 and Pack 58 who meet at Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, Emmaus Avenue, collect food for the needy as part of the Boy Scouts of America Scouting for Food campaign Nov. 10. Pictured are Andrew Daniel, Nicholas Fletcher, John Belzner, Scott Nickum, Liam Kleckner, Kaseng Lim, John Silfies, Kerryu Fletcher and Glen Nickum.
PRESS PHOTOS BY JIM MARSH
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 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.
Residents are asked to place their leaves...
Thanksgiving meals/baskets available
The staff at PA211 EAST has compiled a list of organizations providing Thanksgiving holiday meals and baskets for families in Lehigh County this season. For the most up-to-date listings, call 1-855-501-6785 or visit their website at www.uwlanc. org/holiday-resources.
THANKSGIVING FOOD BASKETS
ŸCity Limits Assembly of God, 302 Ridge Ave., Allentown, 610-776-8656, turkey and food bag...
Republican Justin Simmons faced a challenge from Democrat Kevin Deely in the election for state representative in the 131st district Nov. 6 a race which has still not been called.
According to Lehigh County Elections and Voter Registration, as of Nov. 9, votes including machine, absentee and provisional ballots showed Simmons with 12,972 votes and Deely with 12,971 votes. Canvassing of military and overseass ballots begins 9 a.m. Nov. 14.
In Northampton County, results show...
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.
Central Moravian Church's 75th annual putz will be held in the Christian Education Building, 73 W. Church St. Edgeboro Moravian's...
A variety of area residences will be featured in The Swain School's 43rd annual Holiday House Tour Dec. 4 and 5.
Participants can enjoy the tour via a bus or luxury coach, or a self-guided, 'drive it yourself' option. The Holiday House Tour also includes the Swain Holiday Boutique as well as a pick-a-prize raffe, children's raffle and bake sale.
The "Snowflake Express" is a nighttime supper and bus tour Dec. 4. The serving of a light supper begins 4:30 p.m. at the Allentown...
Bring a smile to a face of a child, when they receive a call and/or letter from Santa Claus. For a donation, you will brighten the life of a child, while supporting a great cause. For over 15 years the American Cancer Society has been hosting this event in our Lehigh Valley office. We have volunteers come to our office to place the calls and also prepare the letters for mailing.
If you would like to be a volunteer Santa, or would like to volunteer during Santa Calls week Dec. 3 to 6,...