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Important Notice Regarding Grass Disposal

Please be advised: After October 2nd, grass will no longer be accepted at the Devonshire Drop-off Center. Residents will still be able to utilize the Franko Drop-off Center during its weeks of operation for the disposal of grass for the remainder of this drop-off season.

Trash Collection Notice 9/23/21

Trash Collection Notice 9/23/21
Please be advised that due to mechanical issues, Republic Services cannot complete the trash route today, Thursday, September 23.  They will continue picking up tomorrow, Friday, September 24, so please leave your items curbside.  

Lehigh County Looking for Poll Workers


Poll Worker PrideIf you or someone you know would like to help in the upcoming election, please consider volunteering as a poll worker.

If interested, contact 610-782-3194 or visit online at

An ability to speak Spanish is a PLUS**
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Rescheduled Date for Township Movie Night – Raya & The Last Dragon

Families are welcome to join us for Movie Night on Friday, September 17th at Franko Park for Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon

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  • The movie will begin at dusk, approximately 7:15 p.m.
  • Please bring blankets and chairs.
  • All park rules apply.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • No alcoholic beverages.

American Red Cross Distributing Clean Up Kits to Lehigh Valley Residents Impacted by Flooding

Media Contact: Lisa Landis
Telephone: (717) 480-9359

ALLENTOWN, September 2, 2021- The American Red Cross is mobilized across the Greater Pennsylvania Region to assist those impacted by the severe weather and flooding brought to the area by Tropical Depression Ida.

The Pennsylvania Rivers Chapter is providing disaster relief supplies throughout Berks, Lehigh, and Northampton Counties. In collaboration with local emergency management officials, the Red Cross is also assessing damage and impact in communities, identifying local need, coordinating distribution of clean up kits for residents affected by flooding, and supporting communities through recovery.

The Red Cross will be distributing free clean up kits to residents at the following locations:

BERKS County
Thursday, September 2, 2021
3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
American Red Cross, 701 Centre Avenue, Reading, PA 19601
In partnership with Berks County Emergency Management Agency

Thursday, September 2, 2021
3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
American Red Cross, 3939 Broadway, Allentown, PA 18104
In partnership with Lehigh County Emergency Management Agency

Thursday, September 2, 2021
2 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Lincoln Fire Station, Bethlehem, PA 18017
In partnership with Northampton County Emergency Management Agency & Bethlehem Emergency Management Agency

About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40% of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit or, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.

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