1. Planning on feeding the geese at Furnace Dam Park? Think again. The borough just approved an ordinance permitting police to fine those who feed the water fowl at borough parks. .
2. The first day of school for East Penn School District is Monday, Aug. 27. Have you done your school shopping yet?
3. Quote of the Day: "There is no present or future, only the past, happening over and over again -- now." -- Eugene O'Neill
4. The Emmaus Community Pool is closed until further notice. Check Emmaus Patch or the borough web site for updates.
5. Today in History: Despite massive protests, anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were executed on this day in 1927. The Italian-born immigrants were convicted of killing the paymaster of a Massachusetts shoe factory and his guard. Anti-radical passions in the U.S. were running high at the time and much of the evidence against them was later discredited. In 1977, Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis issued a proclamation vindicating them.