Suburban Dart League
Salem UCC swept Farmersville 9-0, 7-6 and 4-3. Leading hitters for Salem UCC were Kim Bush 6-13 with a HR, Sherry Bush 6-14 with a HR, Bob Krause 5-13 and Fred Toncik with a HR. Hitting in a losing effort for Farmersville were Keith Campbell 7-14, Wade Chilmonik 4-13, Kyle Campbell 4-12 and Jason Steigerwalt with a HR.
In another sweep, Hecktown defeated Light of Christ 4-1, 3-1 and 1-0. Hecktown was led by Earl Sigley 4-12, Al Gilbert 3-8 and Jim Goldman a HR. Norm Schoenberger went 4-12 as Light of Christ managed only 12 hits for the night.
Police arrested a man after he allegedly attacked his ex-girlfriend around 9:50 a.m. March 7.
According to police, 25-year-old David Venable was at his home in the 600 block of Christian Street and, while arguing with the victim, choked her.
Venable is charged with reckless endangerment, harassment, simple assault and strangulation.
Blue Guardian program introduced New initiative in opioid fight uses existing community relationships
Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin and County Drug and Alcohol Administrator Layne Turner announced a new program being launched in Lehigh County to help in the fight against opioids and substance abuse: Blue Guardian.
The National Museum of Industrial History will hold its second annual Rosie the Riveter Day March 17 at the NMIH, 511 E. Third St.
The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter documentary screening will begin at 1 p.m. There will be youth activities from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There is an admission discount for ages seven to 17 if child is dressed up as Rosie.
Hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. For more information, visit http://nmih.org/ or call 610-694-6644.
The American Red Cross is facing a severe shortage of type O blood and urgently needs donors. They have partnered with HBO in and the Red Cross in recognition of the final season of Game of Thrones with a bleed #ForTheThrone blood drive in March.
Wednesday, March 13
Lehigh Co. Commissioners, 7:30 p.m. Public hearing room, Gov’t. Center, 17 S. Seventh St., Allentown.
Thursday, March 14
Bethlehem Authority, 3:30 p.m. city hall, 10 E. Church St.
Bethlehem Planning Commission, 4 p.m. city hall, 10 E. Church St.
Hanover Twp. (Northampton County) Recreation Advisory Board, 7:30 p.m., 3630 Jacksonville Road.
Monday, March 18
BASD Finance and Human Resources committees, 7 p.m. East Hills auditorium, 2005 Chester Road.
Historic Conservation Commission, 6 p.m. 10 E. Church St.
The Saucon Valley Conservancy is seeking artists for the fifth annual Saucon Creek Arts Festival on June 1 on the Historic Heller Homestead grounds, 1890-1892 Friedensville Road, Hellertown.
There will be a juried show, based on creativity, originality, technique and presentation, with cash prizes.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is proud to announce that optional REAL ID-compliant driver’s licenses and photo ID cards are now available for Pennsylvania residents who want one.
Thomas M. Herceg, 85, of Bethlehem, died February 25, 2019, in Gracedale, Upper Nazareth Township. Born in Freemansburg, he was a son of the late Stephen and Eva (Chendo) Herceg. He was the husband of Patricia (Kukoda) Herceg for married 52 years.
He was in the U. S. Airforce during the Korean conflict.
He worked for Lucent (formerly Western Electric and AT&T) for 37 years and retired in 1994.
He was a parishioner of the former St. John Capistrano R. C. Church, Bethlehem.