Area students and families care for animals at the Allentown fair.
Gov. Tom Corbett has extended the deadline to apply for Pennsylvania's Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program for older adults and residents with disabilities from June 30 until Dec. 31.
The program helps Pennsylvanians ages 65 and above, widows and widowers ages 50 and above and people with disabilities ages 18 and above.
The income limit is $35,000 a year for homeowners and $15,000 annually for renters.
Half of Social Security income is excluded.
Applicants may acquire Property Tax and Rent Rebate forms at revenue.state.pa.us or by calling 1-888-222-9190.
Laurys Station will be having its annual Community Day 2 p.m. Sept. 15 at Laurys Station Fire Company.
There will be firefighting demostrations, mazes, games, an antique and classic car show, Laurys Station history, a community yard sale and fireworks.
Music will be performed by the Deadliners, DJ Dave D and SWiM.
Newhard's roasted corn and Bad Bones barbecue will be available for purchase.
Miller-Keystone bloodmoblie will be at the event collecting donations.
For more information, call 610-262-8061.
Fleischmann's Yeast Sensational Sandwich Bread winners announced at Great Allentown Fair.
Citizen's Fire Co., 3922 Main St., Slatedale, is having a name-brand basket bingo with pottery and wrought iron on Sept. 22.
Doors open at noon and the games begin 1 p.m. There will be 20 regular board games and five specials, raffles and door prizes.
Kitchen will be open for refreshments.
For more information or to order advance tickets, call 610-767-3332 or 610-767-2305.
Imagine stepping into your store, restaurant or the office where you run your business after a wildfire has been contained, a tornado or hurricane has passed, or floodwaters have receded.
Unfortunately for thousands of business owners across the country, this scenario is more than just imagined.
Hazel Marion Dent, 93, of Lehigh Acres, Fla., died July 17, 2012.
She was the widow of John C. Dent.
Born in Beachville, Ontario, Canada, she was a daughter of the late George A. and Gertrude (Benjamine) Mote.
She was of the Protestant faith.
Lehigh Carbon Community College's Career Development Center and Student Life office will host a volunteer fair from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 11 and 12 in the Student Union and lower level Alcove area of the Administration Building, main campus, Schnecksville.
The event, which will feature a remembrance of 9/11 and celebrate National Day of Service, is designed to provide students with an opportunity to discuss volunteer opportunities with organizations in the Valley.
Organizations and companies interested in participating may register for free.
The Bethlehem Veg Fest will take place from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 8 at 316 S. New Street, along the South Side greenway.
There will be vegetarian natural food providers, national speakers, chefs, educational exhibitors and kids activities, free admission and food sampling.
For information, visit downtownbethlehemassociation.com.
The results will be presented live 5:30 p.m. in the speakers' tent. Progress will be documented at VeganizeMeBlog.wordpress. com.
Frieden's Lutheran Church, 9727 Red Road, Stony Run, is having its annual Apple Festival Sept. 8. Food will be served from 2-8 p.m.
The group, "Witness," will entertain 5-8 p.m. with traditional, Southern gospel and light contemporary Christian music.
The event will take place rain or shine.
Everyone is invited to worship with Fools 4 Christ Clown Troupe at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 16 at the church. Fools 4 Christ provides the Christian message with mime.