September 21, 2014
High 9.7 - 12
Medium High 7.3 -9.6
Medium Low 4.9 - 7.2
Low Medium 2.5 - 4.8
Low 0 - 2.4
Pen Argyl - Sept, 2014
MTD: 1.03 Normal: 4.33
Gary Meixell of Pen Argyl brought his dogs Rusty (front) and Godie to the Pet Expo at the St. John's Lutheran Church in Pen Argyl Saturday. (More photos tomorrow) (Another photo below) Sbtt Photo Larry Cory
Bangor's Nick Kotretsos (10) and Matt Koresh (20) try to keep the ball away from an opponent, during the Slaters' 4-0 win over Palmerton in a game played at Bangor Park Tuesday afternoon. (More photos tomorrow) (Another photo below) Sbtt Photo Julie Poliskiewicz
Jacobsburg Environmental Ed. Center Programs, October 2014
Tales for Tots!
Thursday, October 2nd and 9th 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Join us for story time followed by nature activities for preschoolers ages 3-5. Each week we will explore a different topic. Activities may involve arts and crafts or short hikes related to the topic of the story. Adults must accompany their child. Children that attend all six sessions will earn a DiscoverE Hide n’ Seekers certificate. To register contact Andy Fedor at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-746-2801.
Native Plant Workshop
Saturday, October 4th 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center and Lehigh Gap Nature Center are hosting a FREE native plant workshop at the Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center. The workshop will feature presentations on native plants, pollinators, and garden design. Participants will receive a $25 coupon for native plants from Edge of Woods Plant Nursery. Snacks will be served, but please bring your own lunch. Registration is limited to 25 participants. To register contact Lauren Forster at email@example.com or 610-746-2801.
Tuesday, October 7th and 21st 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Join educator Lauren Forster after work for a brisk hike at Jacobsburg. These free bi-weekly (every other Tuesday) hikes are 2 to 2.5 miles over uneven terrain. Hikers should always bring water and sturdy boots or shoes. Routes and meeting locations will vary each hike. Register to receive information on where we’re hiking each Tuesday. To register, contact Lauren Forster at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-746-2801.
Friday, October 10th 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Bring your family for an evening outdoor adventure followed by a craft! On the second Friday of each month we will explore a different nature topic. On October 10th we'll explore Henrys Woods at night and discover what animals are active in the evening hours! This program is best for families with children ages 5 and up. Registration is required. To register contact Lauren Forster at email@example.com or 610-746-2801.
October Bird Banding
Saturday, October 18th 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Jacobsburg is known for its concentrations of sparrows in the fall as well as other migrants. Join licensed bird bander Dawn Fariello as she captures and bands sparrows and other songbirds at Jacobsburg. Those participating should dress for the weather, wear comfortable shoes, and bring binoculars (and camera if you like). To register contact Rick Wiltraut at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-746-2801.
Jacobsburg Speaker Series: Susan Gallagher presents “Bat Chat!”
Friday, October 24th 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Did you know that bats are indicators of a healthy watershed? Did you know that a single Little Brown Bat can consume up to 7,000 mosquitoes in one night? Join Susan Gallagher of the Carbon County Environmental Education Center for this special presentation about these very beneficial, yet often misunderstood creatures of the night. This program features live bats! To register, contact Rick Wiltraut at email@example.com or 610-746-2801.
For community programs, you can also register online at http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/ and click on “What to Do” and “Calendar of Events.” If you need an accommodation to participate in a program please contact the park office. With at least three days notice, interpreters for people who are deaf or hard of hearing are available for educational programs.
Olivia Smith was among four seniors honored on Senior night at Bangor High School prior to the Slaters' match with Palisades. (More photos tomorrow) (Another photo below) Sbtt Photo Julie Poliskiewicz
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Jared Alphonso (3) of Piux X gets by a would-be tackler during the undefeated Royals 48-14 win over Conwell Egan in a game played at Amelio Scott Stadium Saturday. (More photos tomorrow) (More photos below) Julie Poliskiewicz
Paul Romano of Pen Argyl brought his dog, Magoo, to the Pet Expo at the St. John's Lutheran Church in Pen Argyl Saturday. (More photos tomorrow) Sbtt Photo Larry Cory
Sharon Davis, Manager of the Slate Belt Community Partnership, talks to a crowd of 200 spectators at the Homefront Mural dedication Saturday in Pen Argyl. (More photos tomorrow) (Other photos below)Sbtt Photo Larry Cory
Bangor's Savaughn Vass is stopped after a short gain versus Salisbury Friday night at Paul Farnan Field. The Falcons pulled away from a 27-27 tie at half to beat the Slaters 54-27. (More photos tomorrow) (More photos below) Sbtt Photo Larry Cory
Head Coach Mike Cohen is pictured with his four seniors: (L-R) Kelsie Bradigan, Alyssa Davison, Erica Nicoletti and Olivia Smith on Senior night at Bangor High School prior to the Slaters' match with Palisades. (More photos tomorrow) Sbtt Photo Julie Poliskiewicz
Bangor's Garrett Nelson (2) tries to wedge his way past an opposing player, during the Slaters' 4-0 win over Palmerton in a game played at Bangor Park Tuesday afternoon. (More photos tomorrow) (Another photo below) Sbtt Photo Julie Poliskiewicz
Homefront Mural Director Jim Gloria of Totts Gap Art Institute escorts World War II Veteran Morris Metz to his seat at the Homefront Mural dedication Saturday in Pen Argyl. (More photos tomorrow) Sbtt Photo Larry Cory
Bangor's Paxton Ramsey (8) tries to distance himself from a defender, during the Slaters' 4-0 win over Palmerton in a game played at Bangor Park Tuesday afternoon. (More photos tomorrow) Sbtt Photo Julie Poliskiewicz
Columbia Fire Company Annual Golf Outing
It's that time again! Columbia Fire Co. is getting ready for its Annual Golf Outing.
This year's committee is putting together another fantastic day at the links. This year we're moving the outing to Shawnee Inn Golf Course. Hole
Sponsors are always welcome!! Date will be September 21st.
For additional info call them at 610-588-0597 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org
Safe Haven Pet Adoption
Safe Haven Pet Rescue will hold adoption days from 11 a.m. To 3 p.m. Sunday, September 21 at Tractor Supply on Route 209. Brodheadsville, and Saturday, September 27 at WalMart, Route 940, Mt. Pocono.
Safe Haven will have many young dogs available for you to meet and get to know. Safe Haven requires a pre-adoption application with references and a home visit prior to adoption.
Safe Haven Pet Rescue is a small group of dedicated volunteers from the West End of the Poconos who save highly adoptable dogs from high kill and overcrowded shelters and finds them loving homes. Shelter killing is the number one cause of dog deaths and Safe Haven has saved more than 700 lives so far.
Safe Haven Rescue needs volunteers to help with adoption days, fundraising, transporting dogs to vets and groomers and fostering homeless dogs until they find their forever homes. Help save homeless dogs.
For more information about Safe Haven, and to find a list of dogs available for adoption and adoption applications, please visit www.SafeHavenPa.org . Contact Safe Haven at SafeHaven@epix.net. Join Safe Haven Pa on Facebook.
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New Casino Training Program
Ask The Doc........
by Dr. Gary Williams, DMD
Well, it’s that time again! In most North American homes, the count-down is on for the beginning of a new school year.
It always gets me thinking about the great sampling of people we see in our dental office. From newborns to 90-somethings.
Last week someone asked me the question, “looking in the mouths of many 40 and 50 year-olds, what could have been different if health was addressed when they were, say…15 years old? The answer is a resounding, a lot!
We realize that we do have the opportunity and know-how to change the health future for today’s school kids.
In the year 2014 we have the advantage of all the research, learning, and yes, mistakes that have been made by humans, to learn from. And what does that information say?
Step in early (school age), and maximize every variable for success. Dentistry knows how to achieve a successful long-term outcome. Once dentistry, parents and children comply; we can change the future of your family’s overall health, for the better. Call a Dental Professional today, and change your future.
Cash Prizes for pumpkin carving contest and volunteers needed
Octoberfest this year will be held at Bangor Memorial Park on Saturday and Sunday, October 11th and 12th.
We are looking for groups to participate in the themed, carved pumpkin display. Maybe you own a business and you have a group of employees that would like to get together to carve some pumpkins to enter in the display. You can pick whatever theme you would like. You can search for ideas on the internet.
There have been some interesting themes in the past such as Harry Potter, classic cars, Toy Story, Elvis, etc. Do you play a sport? Maybe your group wants to carve pumpkins to show that sport? The only cost to enter is that you have to buy your own pumpkins. A group of themed pumpkins should have at least 6 or more in their display.
There will be CASH prizes awarded for the top 3 best group of themed, carved pumpkins. Prizes range from $100 to $25.00.
Our scarecrow making booth is in need of adult size small or youth sized clothing such as old pants and shirts.
We are also in search of volunteers to help in all aspects of the event. Volunteers are needed to help with selling tickets, collecting tickets at booths, running booths, helping to set up and clean up the pumpkin displays and working in the food stand.
For more information or to volunteer contact Sherry at 610-588-6894 or Debbie at email@example.com
Slate Belt Senior Center