Sour Apple Auto and Customs, Coplay, recently held a grand opening celebration.
The Bluegrass Festival Car Show was held July 21 at the Schnecksville Fire Company, Route 309, Schnecksville.
Morgan E. Snyder of Germansville graduated summa cum laude from Albright College at the school's 153rd commencement ceremony May 20.
Snyder received a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and elementary, early childhood and special education.
makes dean's list
Shoshanna Goldin of Allentown was among 1,900 Wake Forest University students who qualified for the school's spring 2012 dean's list.
C.F. Martin & Co., Inc., Nazareth, largest producer of acoustic guitars in the United States, is giving away a Martin D-28 during the 29th annual Musikfest, Bethlehem.
As part of the contest, Martin Guitar is giving a private tour of the Martin Guitar Factory in Nazareth, and an opportunity to meet C.F. Martin & Co. Chairman and CEO Chris Martin IV, who will sign the brand-new D-28 guitar.
If you live in the suburbs or if you have the opportunity to drive along country roads, I hope you take the time to enjoy the varieties of colors and species of wildflowers growing along the highways and byways.
Many of them are listed as invasive, but they tend to brighten up my travels from home to local destinations.
Meetings are held in municipal building.
Upper Macungie Township Planners, 7 p.m. to review: 1) Lehigh Valley West lot 10 land development plan for Schantz Road and Boulder Drive. 2) Highgate Phase III preliminary/final plan for 1085 Twin Ponds Road.
South Whitehall Commissioners, 7:30 p.m. to adopt repealer ordinances, an ordinance re-enacting 2009 International plumbing, building and residential codes as township codes and establishing civil penalties for violations of building code.
Berks-Lehigh Regional Police received complaints from two separate residents, one from Boxwood Court, the other from Elderberry Drive, on July 30 and 31 about a male going through the neighborhood purporting to be an intern with the Parkland School District.
The male, who was carrying paperwork that appeared to be a spreadsheet, attempted to ask questions ranging from satisfaction with the school district to athletics.
Bethlehem's Jeremy Galyon stars in the opera, "Susannah," 7:30 p.m. Aug. 10 and 3 p.m. Aug. 12 in the Berks Opera Workshop and the Fall Festival of the Arts production, WCR Center for the Arts, 140 N. 5th St., Reading.
Carlisle Floyd's masterpiece was inspired by Appalachian folk songs, hymns and opera melodies. It was written during the 1950's McCarthy Era and inspired by the biblical Apocrypha.
In the opera's plot, Susannah is an innocent young person targeted by closed-minded hypocrites and preyed upon by a corrupt leader.
James Madison U.
The following students graduated May 5 from James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va., at the school's commencement ceremony:
Caitlin Gray, Bachelor of Science in nursing; Meredith Makoul, Bachelor of Science in psychology; Sean Yeisley, Master of Arts in teaching; and
Alexandra Caulkins, Bachelor of Science in health science.
And, in addition to Gray, Makoul and Caulkins, Elizabeth Regan of Schnecksville was named to James Madison's spring 2012 dean's list.