Photos from the Autumn Basket Social held by the Northampton Area Public Library.
Krall participates in stadium band
Elizabeth Krall, of Whitehall, is participating in Susquehanna University's stadium band this fall.
The Susquehanna stadium band plays at all home football games, the homecoming parade and pep rally and at special events throughout the fall. Membership is open by audition to all university students.
Krall, a junior music education major, is a 2010 graduate of Whitehall High School. She is the daughter of Douglas and Deborah Krall.
COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN
· Vietnam Veterans of America meeting – 7 p.m., Banko Family Community Center, 2545 Schoenersville Road, Bethlehem. All Vietnam veterans are welcome for membership. Information: Ken Howard 610-428-9911.
· Catasauqua Area Lions meeting – 7 p.m., Jednota Club, Fifth and Grove streets, North Catasauqua. Information: 610-264- 0740.
· Duplicate Bridge, Invitational – 12:30 p.m., Lehigh County Senior Citizens Center, 1633 Elm St., Allentown. For players with 0-199 master points. Information: 610-437-3700.
Northampton Borough Council meets at 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 1401 Laubach Ave.
The East Allen Township Planning Commission meets at 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.
Bath Borough Council meets at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at the municipal building, 215 E. Main St.
The East Allen Township Municipal Authority meets at 7 p.m. in the township municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.
Two annual yule holiday events were announced by the Northampton Borough Council at the Oct. 24 meeting.
One of the events is the town's tree lighting ceremony, complete with Santa visiting the borough on a fire engine, and the other is a dinner for borough employees and volunteers who serve on the many boards and commissions.
The Da Vinci Science Center's new exhibit "Bodies Revealed" shows complexities of the human body Leonardo himself could only imagine.
The tour through the various systems of the human anatomy uses real anatomical specimens to display unabated functionality in an educational and tasteful way.
The delicate displays look and feel like plastic but offer a true view into the human body through polymer injection, a process that includes removing all of the water from an organ or system while replacing it with a polymer, and preserving it indefinitely.
The new Lehigh Township proposed budget increases taxes by 10 percent.
However, during discussions the possibility of bringing that down to no increase was mentioned.
There was also a concern that no increase would eventually require a huge increase as happened once previously.
The budget would raise the current millage by .52 to 5.2 mills.
A contingency fund has been established.
Pavilion rental fees are being considered.
"Boy Scouts with airplanes" is how Lt. Bob Sacco describes the cadets of the Lehigh Valley Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol.
The Cadets, aged 12-20 years old, are part of a U.S. Air Force auxiliary. They hosted an open house Oct. 16 at their headquarters at the Egypt Fire Company.
Photos of the winners of a costume contest at the Northampton Recreation Center.
Candidates were asked to answer this question: What is the most pressing issue in this election and how do you plan to address it?
Pennsylvania must change the way we pay for schools.
Property taxes devastate our communities, remove people on fixed income from their homes and kill small family farms. School taxes continue to rise even when people are vulnerable in economically stressful times.
Harrisburg promises "relief" and "reform" without a substance, but the changes are swamped by adjustments and new increases.