New York Times best-selling author Peter Stark Speaks on “Why Pennsylvania Isn’t the End of the Road: Joseph Brant, Christian Post, Tecumseh and the ‘Indian Barrier State’ That Would Stop the Western Movement in Early America,” 1 p.m. Nov. 16, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.
“Few Americans today realize how close Pennsylvania came to being the nation’s westernmost state,” said Joseph Garrera, Executive Director of the Museum.
Suburban Dart League
Star of Beth 19 5 .792
Dryland 19 8 .704
Salem UCC 13 11 .542
Light of Christ 14 13 .519
Bath Luth 14 13 .519
Emmanuel 13 14 .481
St. Paul’s 13 14 .481
St. Stephen’s 10 14 .417
Christ UCC 11 16 .407
Farmersville 10 17 .370
Ebenezer 8 19 .296
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Ebenezer 6-5, 3-2, 4-2
SP - Rich Kern 8-13, Kevin Gross, Dave Clark 6-13, Brett Remel 5-12.
Eb - Vic Pacchioni 5-12, Roman Lugo 4-12, Carol Voortman HR, Robert McDonald HR.
DeSales Seniors Morghan Shoemaker of Central and Cristal Fernandez of Whitehall and sophomore Audrey Wolfe were all honored recently being named to the All-MAC Freedom Team as announced by the conference office and as voted on by the eight MAC Freedom coaches.
Shoemaker earned First-Team honors while both Fernandez and Wolfe were named to the All-MAC Freedom Second-Team.
The following list shows the results of Lehigh County’s contested races in the Nov. 5 general election.
The names marked with an asterisk are the winning candidates.
Note that the results remain unofficial, per Lehigh County.
• Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners
Philip Ginder, Democrat/Republican
Jeffrey J Warren, Democrat/Republican
Charles G Fisher, Democrat
Randy Atiyeh, Democrat/Republican
LoriAnn Fehnel, Republican
• Lehigh County Board of Commissioners
Dan Hartzell, Democrat
Zakiya Smalls, Democrat
The youth group of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church is hosting a roast beef lunch 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 17 at the church, 4331 Main St. Lunch includes beef, potatoes, two vegetables, rolls and butter, dessert and a beverage.
Tickets may be available on the day of the lunch, but order now by calling Lisa at 610-262-4053 to guarantee a seat.
Zachary Thomas Pammer, 24, of Northampton, was arrested on several charges after an incident Nov. 7 in Lehigh Township.
According to the report, at approximately 9:05 p.m., Lehigh Township Police Department was dispatched to the 1100 block of Quince Road for a woman screaming and a naked male, reportedly covered in blood, jumping on her car. Officers said they were also advised a nearby residence was on fire.
Boy Scout Troop 79 will hold an open house for Cub Scouts and sixth-graders 6:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 18 at 3120 Chestnut St., Whitehall.
Stop by and find out what joining the Scouts can offer.
There will be Scouting demonstrations, information for parents, Dutch oven cobbler, games and fun.
For more information, contact Troop79mtnv@gmail.com.
Do you have a childhood idol? Someone you would like to meet?
My sister, Donna, has a childhood idol — Gene London, who was the host of the children’s show “Cartoon Corners” or “The Gene London Show.” It was based out of Philadelphia and was on WCAU-TV Channel 10 from 1959 to 1977.
During his show, London would tell stories and use a large drawing pad to illustrate key scenes and characters.
Then there was the theme song:
“Come right on in to the General Store,
We have licorice, gumdrops and sourballs;
Anything that you’re hankering for,