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Swain

Thursday, October 11, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Craft show on Nov. 3, 4

Lehigh Valley Chapter of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen will be having its 27th annual Holiday Marketplace Fine Art and Craft show 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 3 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 4 at Swain School, Salisbury Township.

The show will feature more than 40 local artisans associated with the LVPGC along with selected others, each offering handmade high quality art and fine crafts made within the greater Lehigh Valley area.

Artisans will be on hand to discuss their work as they offer jewelry, pottery, woodcraft, photography and a variety of art for sale.

Sampson

Thursday, October 11, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Naval reunion set for Oct. 18

SALTS trained at and members of Sampson World War II Naval Station, Seneca Lake, N.Y., and retired Navy veterans of other conflicts are invited to a fall luncheon noon Oct. 18. The event will take place at Haag's Hotel, Third and Main Sts., Shartelsville.

The station's latest status will be presented. Reservation deadline is Oct. 17. Call 610-562-8253.

Kempton

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Harvest fest set for Oct. 6

New Bethel Church, 135 New Bethel Church Road, Kempton is having a Harvest Fest 2-8 p.m. Oct. 6

There will be delicious food including walking tacos and pierogies.

Bingo, games, Chinese auction, cake walk, hay rides, pumpkin pie eating contest, DJ dance party and more will be available.

The Chaz Band will perform.

There will be two talks by Charlie Adams, the famous expert on ghost stories and bizarre happenings.

For more information, call 610-756-6589.

REUNION

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Class of '56 to gather Nov. 2

Parkland High School Class of 1956 has scheduled a 56th year reunion luncheon for 11:30 a.m. Nov. 2, at The Masters at Shepherd Hills, 1160 S. Krocks Road, Wescosville.

Call Louise Wotring Knopf at 610-799-3661 or Lucy Hersh Ritter at 610-395-4083 for more information.

FF&F

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Silent auction, dinner on Nov. 4

Forgotten Felines and Fidos animal shelter, Germansville, is hosting its 15th annual silent auction and dinner from 1-5 p.m. Nov. 4 at the Holiday Inn and Conference Center, Route 100, Fogelsville.

Doors open at 1 p.m. Buffet will be available from 2-3:30 p.m. Bidding will take place 1-4 p.m. The auction will be 4-5 p.m.

Reservations need to be made by Oct. 25. All items are new and donated by local businesses.

Go to www.forgottenfelines.org for a list of items available at the auction.

Preparedness

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Web page offers safety tips

Residents have another tool to help them be better prepared for emergencies, the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency has announced.

There is a toll-free line,1-888-9-READYPA (1-888-973-2397), as part of ReadyPA, a public outreach campaign that includes a website ReadyPA.org to educate residents about the importance of creating emergency kits and family emergency plans.

ReadyPA outlines 10 potential emergencies Pennsylvanians may face so they can be better prepared to respond quickly and appropriately.

Pioneer Day

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Celebration on Oct. 6

The Lynn-Heidelberg Historical Society's Pioneer Day will be celebrated 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Oct. 6, in Ontelaunee Park, Route 143, New Tripoli.

There will be children's activities, crafts, basket weaving and hay rides. Food includes french fries, ice cream, cakes, burgers, hot dogs and Pennsylvania German specialties. Tour the historic Zeisloff Log Cabin, Fort Everett and the newly restored Mail Pouch bank barn.

Grants

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Applications being accepted

State Fire Commissioner Ed Mann is reminding fire and volunteer rescue and ambulance companies it's not too late to apply for a share in $30 million in service grants.

All fire and volunteer ambulance and rescue companies are eligible to apply for the fire company, volunteer ambulance service grant program.

Funding can be used to build, repair or renovate facilities, for training and certification of staff members, to purchase equipment, or to pay down debt associated with the purchase or renovation of facilities or equipment.

Whitehall

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Basket party Oct. 6, 7

Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 4102 S. Church St., Whitehall, is having a basket party 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 6 and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 7.

There will be more than 300 prizes with the drawing at 2 p.m.

Homemade food and baked goods will be available for purchase.

Tickets for the event will be available at the door.

For more information, call 610-262-9315.