The Delaware & Lehigh (D&L) Trail was recognized as Pennsylvania's best trail project by the Keystone Recreation, Park and Conservation Fund at the organization's 20th anniversary celebration in Harrisburg in March.
Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor President/Executive Director Elissa Garofalo accepted the honor.
Man found dead
State police are investigating the death of Michael J. Lagoey, 68, of 1502 Fifth St., Bethlehem.
According to the Lehigh County Coroner's Office, Lagoey was found dead April 3 at 12:34 p.m. at the Scottish Inn, 1701 Catasauqua Road, Hanover Township, Lehigh County.
Police have ruled the manner of death as suicide.
Harassment charges filed
A verbal dispute that turned into a physical altercation brought state police to the 100 block of Bentwood Circle, Greenbriar MHP, East Allen Township, Northampton County.
Whitehall Township Police Department's K-9 unit now has oxygen breathing kits for its police dogs, Nitro and Onyx. Officers Jeff Coleman and Richard Garner, who serve as handlers, are occasionally dispatched to burning buildings or structures with hazardous materials and illegal substances. During a brief ceremony April 5, Lehigh Valley CART (County Animal Response Team) presented the special oxygen apparatus and kits to the township police department. From left are CART Rescue Captain Trisha Burkhardt, Lt.
100 - 1. Kordell Theadford (Notre Dame GP) 11.4, 2. Matthew Barnett (So. Lehigh) 11.4, 3. Alex Vignone (Palmerton) 11.5;
200 - 1. Jryi Davis (Bangor) 23.5, 2. Caleb Johnson (No. Lehigh) 23.7, 3. tie Ra'Von Burton (Catty), Cam Richardson (Northwestern), Ales Odle (Palisades) 24.0;
400 - 1. Collin Bergey (So. Lehigh) 52.4, 2. Jryi Davis (Bangor) 53.7, 3. Mathew Handley (Wilson) 53.9;
800 - 1. Kyle Gonoude (Salisbury) 2:07.9, 2. Mathew Handley (Wilson) 2:09.3, 3. Brayden Heller (Northwestern) 2:09.6;
St. Peter's Church has ham and dandelion dinner.
Comedian Ron White, 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m. April 12, State Theatre, Easton
The application deadline is April 12 for Bethlehem Fine Arts Commission (BFAC) grants.
The BFAC expects to award $3,000 in 2013 - '14.
Questions: Donald Spieth, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Poems for the 8th annual Student Poetry Project are to be published in the April 17 and 18 Focus section in the eight Lehigh Valley Press newspaper print editions and, this year for the first time, online: lehighvalleypress.org.
Publication date for the 2013 Student Poetry Project is one week earlier than the previously announced April 24 and 25 Focus section dates.
Civic Theatre of Allentown is collaborating with The Film Society of Lincoln Center, Unifrance Films and Emerging Pictures in presenting the 18th edition of "Rendez-Vous with French Cinema," showcasing contemporary French film, through April 11, Civic Theatre514 and 514 N 19th St., Allentown.
The selections include new works from auteur Damien Odoul and master filmmakers Patrice Leconte and the late Claude Miller, as well as films featuring French stars like Audrey Tatou, Roman Duris and Charlotte Gainsbourg.
"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," 10 a.m. April 11, 16, 18, 25; 12:30 p.m. April 18, May 2; Act 3 Children's Theatre Company of DeSales University, Schubert Theatre, Labuda Center for the Performing Arts, DeSales University, 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley. desales.edu/act1, 610-282-3192
"Chicago," 8 p.m. April 24, 25, 26, 27; 30, May 1, 2, 3, 4;2 p.m. April 28, May 4, 5; 9:45 a.m. April 29, Act 1, DeSales University Performing and Fine Arts, Main Stage, Labuda Center for the Performing Arts, DeSales University, Center Valley. desales.edu, 610-282-3192