To the Editor:
When the phrase "fast food" is mentioned what comes to mind? Usually big name companies like McDonald's, Burger King, Taco Bell, etc. But have the school lunches the children these days are eating ever get mentioned on the list that so many people have in their minds? The answer: not very much at all. This fact should be addressed immediately. The lunches fed to students in schools are just as unhealthy as any other fast food in the country. This is due to quality of...
PRESS PHOTOS BY DEBBIE GALBRAITH
Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, 535 W. Emaus Ave. Allentown, hosted a basket bingo featuring Longaberger, Vera Bradley, Pampered Chef and Thirty-One April 14. All proceeds are allocated to the church youth group to send 20 youth to Detroit, Mich. for a summer 2015 conference.
The Children's Dyslexia Center of Allentown is having a book fair 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 20, at Barnes and Noble at The Promenade Shops, Center Valley.
Events include book signings by Author Eli Kowalski, appearance by Kushka, the real-life dog from the book "Kushka, the Dog Named Cat," musical performance by Ryan Leaver 1 to 2 p.m.; special story times; crafts; face painting and a store scavenger hunt.
Shop at any Barnes & Noble nationwide between April 20 and 22 and the...
Of the four seasons, spring is my favorite with everything beginning to awaken and renew after a long winter.
Trees and flowers are blooming; the birds are chirping and wild animals are awaking from hibernation.
Spring is also the time when Americans begin to spend more time outdoors exercising, playing sports, swimming, bicycle riding, camping, grilling and having picnics.
Even though spring brings warmer weather, it also brings with it many dangers.
A new home fire safety education tool was recently jointly acquired by the Eastern Salisbury and Western Salisbury fire departments.
The trailer is a 2013 Mobile Concepts by Scotty Fire Safety House. The manufacturer, near Greensburg in western Pennsylvania, builds specialty trailers for multiple purposes associated with first responder and law enforcement agencies.
The fire safety house incorporates general fire safety education for both children and adults as well as allowing...
Dan Cline, of Salisbury Township, wins in a tie with Scott Kline, of Coplay, for the Most Innovative Chili category in the celebrity judges Golden Chili Award at a recent cook-off at Asbury United Methodist Church, South Whitehall.
With the intention of more frequent reports by the Valley Mountain Bikers to the Salisbury Board of Commissioners comes the announcement of "Steel City Enduro," a mountain bike race, July 14 in Walking Purchase Park.
Also, according to VMB members, hunting is allegedly taking place in the park. It is prohibited there.
"We thought it would be nice to come in periodically," Jon R. Roth, the new VMB president said in announcing the race, which was held for the first time last year...
The Agri-Plex was the place to be April 6 and 7 for a garage and antique sale with over 150 vendors.
The Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts is dancing its way down Easton Avenue toward the Southside.
In an April 2 press conference administrators at the East Broad Street school invited government representatives to promote fundraising for a new $5 million facility at Third and Polk streets. The school is marking its 10th anniversary.
Executive Director Diane LaBelle said the project is encouraged by the accomplishments of the last decade. The school boasts a 99...
Michael Stershic from Discover Lehigh Valley will give a talk about events and attractions in the Lehigh Valley 7 to 8 p.m. at the Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton Street, Allentown.
The Lehigh Valley Chapter of Executive Women International will hold its monthly meeting at the Blue Grill House, 4431 Pennsylvania Ave., Bethlehem. The board will meet 5:30 p.m. followed by a social time 6 p.m. and dinner at 6:15 p.m. The guest speaker is Mary Ellen...