John J. Pavis of Newhard Pharmacy, 1001 Main St., Northampton, has received the 2012 Excellence in Innovation award.
The award, presented at the Leadership Dinner at the Hilton Scranton Hotel & Conference Center, Scranton, coordinated by the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations and sponsored by Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. honors a pharmacist who has demonstrated innovation, resulting in improved patient care and advancement of the profession.
The League of Women Voters of Northampton and Lehigh counties are hosting a candidate forum Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. featuring candidates for 133rd state legislative district David Molony (R) and Daniel McNeill (D).
The forum will be held at the City View Diner on MacArthur Road and Grape Street in Whitehall.
For more information, call 610-252-1339.
Boy Scouts from Minsi Trails Council will participate in a Historic Bethlehem Partnership archaeology event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Colonial Industrial Quarter and Burnside Plantation. The scouts will find, identify and reconstruct real historic objects through the "Steps of the Archaeology Process."
Animals are available for adoption at the Center for Animal Health & Welfare no-kill shelter, 1165 Island Park Road, Easton. The shelter is working to end pet overpopulation by running a clinic so animals can be spayed or neutered before they go home. For more information, call 610-252-7722 or visit www.healthyanimalcenter.org.
Sandra "Beanie" A. Hudak, 67, of Bethlehem, died Oct. 17, 2012, in St. Luke's Hospital. Born in Fountain Hill, she was a daughter of the late Walter F. Sr. and Anna (Slivko) Bankowski. She was the wife of Roger J. Hudak for 47 years.
She was a 1963 graduate of Bethlehem Catholic HS.
She belonged to Ss. Peter and Paul Byzantine Church, Bethlehem.
Caroline "Poppy" Willis Richardson Mead, 67, of Bethlehem, died Oct. 4, 2012, at Muhlenberg Hospital after a lengthy illness. Born in Passaic, N.J., she was a daughter of the late Wallace James and Caroline (Willis) Richardson.
She graduated from Moravian Preparatory School, Bethlehem, and earned a bachelor's degree in design from Drexel University.
In our Oct. 3 edition, we incorrectly reported that Fountain Hill residents no longer have to worry about their excess tree branches and lawn clippings. Residents will be able to use a new chipper for a yearly fee.
Police made several drunkenness-related early morning arrests Oct. 6.
Around 1:35 a.m. officers arrested 31-year-old Gary Kuehner of South 16th Street in Allentown. He'd allegedly been in a fight with a bouncer at the Old Brewery Tavern and was found on West Spruce Street. He is charged with harassment, public drunkenness and marijuana possession charges.
About 10 minutes later police observed Alick Sinift, 39, of North New Street, stumbling over his own feet. He is charged with public drunkenness.
U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent (PA-15) announced ShareCare Faith in Action of Bethlehem will receive a $220,500 grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). The grant, provided through the 2012 RSVP Relinquished Funds Competition, will support the group's volunteer programs for local seniors.
RSVP is part of Senior Corps, which is administered by the Corporation for National and Community Service. Senior Corps counts more than 330,000 volunteers age 55 and over who work in three key programs: foster grandparents, senior companions and RSVP.