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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

NARFE

Thursday, August 16, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Meeting set for Aug. 30

Lehigh Valley Chapter 1371 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet noon Aug. 30 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 1933 Hanover Ave., Allentown.

Following the meal, singer Elissa Clausnifcer will perform.

A business session will conclude the meeting.

All current and former federal workers are invited to attend.

Those wanting lunch should call Ken Zeiner at 610-837-7246 by Aug. 25.

There is a fee for the luncheon.

Night

Thursday, August 16, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Celebration on Aug. 18

Northwestern Recreation Commission is presenting "A Night in the Country" 4-10 p.m. on Aug. 18. Rain date is Aug. 19.

There will be live country music, car cruise, Chinese auction, bingo, food and activities. A fireworks display closes the evening.

Admission donations will be accepted for adults and children.

Haafsville

Thursday, August 16, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Donations being accepted

The Sanctuary at Haafsville needs to raise $10,000 for transfer tax, title search and appraisal fee for property donated to the animal shelter in Upper Macungie.

Deadline to donate is Sept. 28.

To donate, go to thesanctuarypa.org or mail donations to P.O. Box 921, Fogelsville, PA 18051.

Lehigh County

Thursday, August 16, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

PA 2-1-1 now available

PA 2-1-1, which connects people who need help with critical services and volunteer opportunities, is now available in the Lehigh Valley area.

PA 2-1-1 East is a free, comprehensive, information and referral program and one of seven regional 2-1-1 call centers in Pennsylvania.

The toll-free telephone number offers information and referrals for a broad range of services including basic needs, food banks, child and elder care, health services, housing, support groups and more.

Special exhibit at Liberty Bell Church

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Liberty Bell Church and Museum, 622 W. Hamilton St., Allentown, is having a special exhibit celebrating the Liberty Bell Museum's 50th anniversary until Oct. 31.

Visitors can learn about the purpose of bells in Colonial life, why the bell was cast for the State House building, as well as the evolution of what was simply a town bell into what became a symbol of freedom recognized around the world.

The exhibit also answers the question: Why is there a museum dedicated to the Liberty Bell in Allentown?

Rap of the Gavel

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Meetings are held in municipal building.

AUGUST

WEDNESDAY 15

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.