THURSDAY, AUG. 16
·Marc Johnson and Sheree Krasley, owners of Stonekeep Meadery, will share twists to traditional mead recipes 7 p.m. at Lehigh County Ag Center, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall. Sponsored by Lehigh Valley Beekeepers Association. Open to the public. For info, visit Lehighvalleybeekeepers.org or call 610-298-3254.
·Schnecksville Senior Citizens at Schnecksville Fire Co., 1 p.m. lunch; meeting 1:30 p.m. Call 610-432-0260.
·Take Off Pounds Sensibly 10...
Hannah Killian, youth services librarian at Parkland Community Library, is planning a special event, "Touch a Truck," for people of all ages on the lawn at the South Whitehall Township municipal complex.
Township commissioners voiced enthusiastic approval at their Aug. 1 meeting for the event scheduled for 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 29.
Killian foresees having fire trucks, ambulances, police vehicles and public works equipment on display for children and adults to see and touch....
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.
Someday when I'm gone and others are tasked with settling my estate, the question will be asked: Why did she take so many pictures of chickens?
I suppose most people will understand the logic behind my taking thousands of photos of cats, dogs, butterflies, flowers, sunsets, deer, horses and pretty scenery.
I've been interested in chickens since I was in college. While visiting a friend's farm for the first time, I discovered just how interesting the little...
Congregation Keneseth Israel, Allentown, recently had its annual flea market.
The Minsi Trails Boy Scout Council recently had its awards dinner at the Holiday Inn, Fogelsville.
The Weisenberg Low-hill Township Historical Society will have its quarterly meeting and picnic 6:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Weisenberg Volunteer Fire Department, Golden Key Road.
A pot luck supper will be served, so bring a covered dish and/or dessert, along with folding chairs.
Following the meal and meeting, a tour of the fire equipment and facility will be available. Non-members are invited to attend as well.
For more information, call Don at 610-298-2352.
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Neffs Postmaster Susan Gilio, who has served that community for nearly three years, retired July 31 after 28 and a half years with the U.S. Postal Service.
Prior to arriving at her Neffs assignment in October 2009, Gilio worked at the Lehigh Valley Postal Processing Center, first near Lehigh Valley International Airport, then along Route 512, Bethlehem.
She served as a clerk, window service helper, philatelic clerk and sales.
When the sales department downsized, she...
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