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Published September 14. 2012 05:03PM

Free community dinner

All Saints Episcopal Church, 301 N. Second St., Lehighton, will host a free community dinner from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20. Everyone is invited.

Blessing of the animals

St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church, 222 Church St., Lehighton, will hold a Blessing of the Pets at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, in St. Matthew's parking lot. Pets should be on a leash on in a carrier.

All are welcome.

Historical society forming

A few Franklin Township residents are considering forming a historical society.

A meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the Franklin Township Municipal Building, 900 Fairyland Road, Lehighton.

Anyone interested is encouraged to attend this meeting.

One-room school reunion

The third reunion of the one-room elementary schools in Franklin Township will be held from 3-11 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Franklin Township Fire Co., Fairyland Road, Franklin Township.

There is a fee to attend. A meal will be served.

Anyone who attended any of these schools: Long Run, Walcksville, Big Creek, Indian Hill and Wagner elementary schools, is invited to the reunion.

Let organizers know if your address has changed since the last reunion.

The group is looking for any photographs of the schools, especially Indian Hill schools.

For more information, call Althea at (610) 377-3498, Patty at (610) 751-0439 or Florence at (570) 325-3118, or email

Deadline to register for the reunion has been extended to Sept. 20.

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