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Allen/East Allen townships: Trick or treat Oct. 31

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Trick-or-night night in Allen and East Allen townships will be held 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31.

Those planning to hand out treats that night are asked to turn on their porch lights.


Reminder: East Allen Township Parks and Recreation Department is introducing a new community program called Walk This Way to Better Health.

There is no cost to attend. The walking program will be held 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning in October, at Bicentennial Park West.

Those planning to participate are asked to contact Chuck Frantz at 610-262-7961, ext. 306.


Horner’s Cemetery Historical Society, organizer of the recent Craig’s Scotch-Irish Settlement 290th anniversary festival, wishes to thank those who helped make the event a success. To those who attended, thanks are offered for stopping by and taking a tour of Horner’s Cemetery.

The cemetery is the oldest in Northampton County. The historical society has raised funds for stainless-steel name tags for the early-1700s tombstones that cannot be read. Perpetual care for this pre-Revolutionary War cemetery ran out many years ago. The grounds are cared for by a few members of the community.

If you wish to contribute to the fund for the name tags, please make a check payable to Horner’s Cemetery Historical Society and send to 5800 Nor-Bath Blvd., Bath, 18014.

Saturday morning tours of Horner’s Cemetery will continue until the end of October.


East Allen Township Parks & Recreation Department is running a holiday bus trip to Koziar’s Christmas Village Nov. 10. The bus will leave Catasauqua High School’s parking lot 4 p.m.

For cost, reservations or other information, call Chuck Frantz at 610-262-7961, ext. 306.


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