The Lehigh Valley Chapter 1371 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet noon with lunch Nov. 29 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 1933 Hanover Ave., Allentown.
Following the meal, Ron Nelson will describe his Peace Corps experiences.
A brief business session will conclude the meeting.
All current and former federal workers are invited to attend.
First timers and those wanting lunch are asked to call Ken Zeiner at 610-837-7246 before Nov. 24.
Air Force Airman Breiana J. Bartlett graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Gov. Tom Corbett has announced PennDOT is launching two voluntary programs–the Yellow Dot and Emergency Contact Information programs– aimed at saving the lives of Pennsylvanians in emergency situations.
"Both of these programs speak for people when they can't speak for themselves, so medical concerns can be addressed and contacts can be reached as quickly as possible," Corbett said. "When someone is in a crash or they find themselves in an emergency situation, it's critical that emergency responders quickly find out as much as they can about the victim."
AARP Chapter 3115 will meet noon Dec. 6 at the American Club, 300 Cherry St., Coplay.
A light lunch will be served.
Accordion player Joe Weber will provide the entertainment.
New members are welcomed to attend.
For more information, call 610-395-2820.
Members of Allentown AARP Chapter 5415 will meet noon Dec. 6 at St. Timothy's Lutheran Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown for their annual membership recognition luncheon.
Singer Claude Shappell will entertain. A business meeting will follow.
Bring along a non-perishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank. For information, call 610-437-4265.
The Carbon Model Railroad Society will have an open house 7-9 p.m. Thursdays Nov. 29 through Jan. 3, 2013, at 529 Ore St., Bowmanstown.
The display also be open 1-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays Nov. 24 through Dec. 9 and again the weekend of Jan. 5, 2013.
The main "HO" scale display is in various stages of completion and is an excellent learning tool.
The club's portable "HO" and "N" displays will be in operation on the second floor. There will be new and pre-owned accessories for sale. Admission is free.
For more information, call Garry Mack at 610-862-6636.
Harold L."Harvey" Hartman, 60, of Boyertown, died Oct. 12, 2012, in Reading Hospital with his family by his side.
He was a patient there since Oct. 6.
He and his wife Cindy R. (Hartline) Hartman were married 37 years Oct. 11.
He was the father of Andrea R. wife of Jeff A. Cronin, of Phoenixville.
He was born in West Reading Oct. 15, 1951, the son of the late Lloyd C. and Pauline (Koch) Hartman.
Change, knife stolen from vehicle
A 53-year-old man reported to police change and an antler handle buck knife were stolen sometime between 5 p.m. Nov. 6 and 7 a.m. Nov. 7 from his unlocked vehicle while it was parked at 4336 Lenmar Drive, North Whitehall Township, State Police Troop M Bethlehem say.
Anyone with information about this theft is asked to call state police at 610-861-2026.
copper pipe stolen
State Senate Republicans Nov. 14 re-elected Sen. Pat Browne, R-16th, to his second term as Majority Caucus Whip for the upcoming 2013-14 Legislative Session.
In that leadership position, Sen. Browne's duties include acting as assistant floor leader, working to gain support for legislation and assuring that Republican policies and strategies are maintained through the cooperative efforts of the majority caucus.