The $10 million borrowed by Parkland School District for capital projects earlier this year may be depleted before the next bond issue anticipated for January or February 2019.
At the Oct. 23 meeting, the board approved a resolution to use the general fund for capital needs until new money is received, probably in March 2019.
The district will then reimburse the general fund.
Although the capital projects fund is directed toward a variety of district needs, this year, it...
Parkland Community Library will be hosting award-winning children’s book illustrator and author Rosemary Wells for a Max and Ruby Celebration and book signing 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 17 in the auditorium at Springhouse Middle School, 1200 Springhouse Road, South Whitehall.
Everyone is invited to hear Rosemary Well’s stories about her writing and illustrating process of her beloved characters including Max and Ruby.
Buy signed Rosemary Wells books, sold by...
State Sen. Pat Browne, R-16th, and state Rep. Gary Day, R-187th, recently sponsored a senior expo at Country Meadows Retirement Community, Upper Macungie.
Multiple vendors and support agencies were on hand offering help with Medicare plans, retirement income strategies and veteran support.
Lehigh Valley Hospital nurses were on hand to administer influenza vaccines.
Health Networks Laboratories personnel performed cholesterol and glucose screening studies as well.
What do these words mean?
Missing ... disappeared from the earth?
Does “in action” mean inaction on our part?
Action ... what kind of action?
Why not call it war?
Seeing my dad anguish over the loss
Of his beloved nephew throughout his life
Just one of many
Sailors, soldiers, nurses, pilots
Never to be seen again
My only hope is that now
Having passed on to the other side
They are reunited once again
The Allentown Band will present its holiday dinner concert 7 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center, Breinigsville.
Everyone is invited to meet the band in a concert that will feature soloists and various instrument sections.
For information, go to allentownband.com.
Allen O. Delke Post 16 American Legion of Slatington recently had a memorial service at Union Cemetery, Slatington.
The service began with a parade from the Legion Post to the cemetery. Boy, Cub and Girl Scouts were marching with the Legion members.
Slatington High School band, under the direction of David Carroll, played several numbers.
Charles Rowlands was honored as the oldest Post member at age 97 with 76 years of membership.
Henry Distler of St. John’s UCC...
Members of the Parkland Garden Club will meet 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at Jordan Lutheran Church, 5103 Snowdrift Road, Orefield.
Deborah Pomroy Moyer will present a discussion on “Organic Design.”
There is a small fee for guests to attend.
For more information, contact Darlene at 610-366-2008.
Veterans Day celebrates all who have served our country honorably in both war and peace.
According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day and observed the anniversary of the end of World War I, Nov. 11, 1919.
This day has continued as a celebration of those who served our country. The day was declared a national holiday in 1938, and the name change became official in 1954.
Armistice Day was made a national holiday “to...
Jordan Lutheran Church, 5103 Snowdrift Road, Orefield, will have its 26th annual fall craft fair 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 17.
There will be more than 50 crafters, Christmas gifts, delicious soups, barbecue, pies and other baked goods.
Eat in or take out will be available.
This year’s raffle will benefit Family Promise of Lehigh County, an ecumenical and interfaith effort to provide transitional housing and meals to homeless families, allowing them to stay...