The Saucon Valley Conservancy's sixth annual barn tour will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 15. The event will begin at the Beethoven Waldheim Club, 1984 Waldheim Road, Hellertown.
This year's tour includes two early twentieth century open frame dairy barns, a granary and a corn crib, an extended supported forebay barn, a unique posted forebay standard barn, a restored frame standard barn with an accompanying summer kitchen, and the Heller barn.
Proceeds will be...
Pool Wildlife Sanctuary had the Valley in a buzz to celebrate National Honey Bee Day Aug. 18.
The event was sponsored by the Lehigh Valley Beekeepers Association. This is the fourth year the sanctuary has celebrated Honey Bee Day.
Live bees on display allowed for viewing and observation for an up-close and personal look. Bee colonies have three members, the queen, worker bees and drones.
Members of the Beekeepers Association gave explanations on bee life, equipment used...
Visitors flock to The Brass Rail's stand to get a taste of "The Famous Phil's Original Steak Sandwich" and other delectable treats at The Great Allentown Fair Aug. 29.
When Dr. Carl Weber retired at the end of June as principal at St. Thomas More School, he hinted his successor as principal, then Vice Principal Peter Schutzler would be implementing new computer technology to enhance the learning process for STM students.
Weber was not kidding. Schutzler last week said STM would begin phasing in a program providing personal Apple iPads for every student for academic use by the end of the 2013-2014 school year.
Schutzler was modest about the...
A resident in the 3000 block of Meadowbrook Circle reported 4:18 p.m. Aug. 17 an unknown actor attempted to use the victim's Social Security card. She was alerted by her bank to the potential threat.
A resident in the 2200 block of Bishop Road reported fraudulent accounts were attempted to be opened in his name 10 a.m. Aug. 20.
A resident in the 1700 block of Crownwood Street reported 11 a.m. Aug. 28 an unknown actor applied for credit cards in the victim'...
Community Services for Children's 2012 Children's Ball will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Lehigh Country Club, 2319 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown.
Proceeds will support the "Building a SafeStart for Babies" campaign. The SafeStart program 's treatment facility, Donley Family Center for Infants, provides daily therapy for babies who have been abused and neglected. It is the only such treatment program in Pennsylvania.
Sponsorships are available. Call CSC at 610-437...
Eleven years have passed since the 9/11 Islamic extremists' terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center Twin Towers in New York City, the Pentagon in Arlington, Va., and the crash of hijacked United Airlines Flight 93 into a farmer's field near Shanksville, Somerset County.
Last year's 10th anniversary memorial tributes to those lost in the tragedy were televised; I doubt there will be as much broadcast this year.
The pain and sense of loss, however, continues for the families...
July was a particular busy month for the Salisbury Township Police Department, based on a report issued at the recent Board of Commissioners' meeting and a recently-concluded murder investigation.
The new six-month police department report was issued by Salisbury Township Police Chief Allen W. Stiles.
"We brought our homicide case to a successful conclusion after a long investigation," Stiles said.
Jonathan Nunez, 20, of Allentown, was charged Aug. 2 in the death of...
celebrate golden anniversary
Frank J. and Judith A. Scheck, of Bethlehem, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 18 with a buffet luncheon at the Hotel Bethlehem.
After the luncheon, there was a gathering at the home of their son, Jeff, and his wife, Julie, of Bethlehem.
The couple also has a daughter, Kerry, and her husband, Robinson Cooper, of Dublin, Ohio.
Judy is the daughter of the late Maude and Floyd Warnke. Her husband is...
Allentown AARP Chapter #5415 will meet noon at St. Timothy's Church, 140 So. Ott St., Allentown. David Kalinoski, associate state director of AARP, Harrisburg will present a program game called Fraud Bingo. A business meeting will follow. Bring a nonperishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank. Guests are always welcome.
The Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will hold its monthly meeting 7:30 p.m. in the Bethlehem Area Vo-Tech School, 3300 Chester Ave., Bethlehem....