The Emmaus Woman’s Club recently announced its annual Girl of the Month awards.
Awardees are selected from outstanding Emmaus High School seniors and recognitions are given for the eight months from September through April.
The 2018-2019 academic year honorees include:
Danielle Kleinberg, of Emmaus, selected by the music department for September.
East Penn Neighbors Helping Neighbors recently held a spaghetti dinner fundraiser at Bethel Bible Church in Emmaus.
EPNHN serves families with children living in the East Penn School District who are homeless or home insecure through multi-faceted short-term assistance in order to help restore and sustain healthy, independent living.
After an initial assessment to identify needs, a family is welcomed into temporary transitional housing. EPNHN volunteers with the skills to help meet the family’s needs work as part of a support team assigned to the family.
Dr. Joshua Levinson, Ph.D., originally appointed to the East Penn School Board in September 2018, is excited to announce he has decided to run for a full four-year term on the board of school directors of the East Penn School District.
From an early age, Levinson became acutely aware of the importance of education and this gave him a strong appreciation for how one’s experiences in school can shape personal and professional interests to foster future success.
Chris DeFrain, 50, has been a resident of Emmaus for most of the last 40 years and is announcing a run for re-election to Emmaus Borough Council.
DeFrain is a Certified Public Accountant and the Chief Financial Officer of Lehigh Valley Restaurant Group, Inc.
DeFrain lives in Emmaus with his wife, Suzanne and his children Melissa and Paul. He is a graduate of Emmaus High School and Muhlenberg College.
Lehigh County Controller Glenn Eckhart has announced he is running for a third term because he has become the institutional knowledge of the Lehigh County Controller’s Office.
Eckhart said when he was elected in 2011, five people in his office had more than 12 years of service to the controller’s office. Currently, and after a completion of his next term if re-elected, he will be the longest standing member in the department because of retirements.
In a release to The Press March 28, Thomas James Murphy, 65 and Ann Marie Murphy, 61, of Meadowview Drive, in Macungie, have been charged in the alleged theft of approximately $150,000 from St. Francis Academy and the Most Blessed Sacrament Parish, both in Bally, Berks County.
With the tax filing season underway, the Department of Revenue is reminding Pennsylvanians to use caution and look at all their options when considering tax refund anticipation loans.
A refund anticipation loan, or RAL, is a loan made by a lender or business to a taxpayer in anticipation of a taxpayer’s state or federal income tax refund.
The Board of Directors of Camelot for Children recently announced the commencement of their capital campaign, with a goal of raising $500,000 over the next two years.
Phase one of the capital campaign will occur throughout 2019 and will be focused on raising funds for improvements to their campus located in Allentown.
The first phase of the capital campaign is concentrated on improving the safety and accessibility of Camelot’s 11-acre campus.
Maury G. Robert, a resident of Lower Macungie Township for 35 years and a resident of the Lehigh Valley for over 50 years, has announced his candidacy for Lower Macungie Township Commissioner in the May Republican primary.
Longtime County Clerk and employee, Andrea E. Naugle, has announced she will seek re-election as Lehigh County Clerk of Judicial Records.
Naugle, of Allentown, has served as the first Lehigh County Clerk of Judicial Records since January 2008.
She oversees the civil, criminal, recorder of deeds and register of wills divisions.
Before her election as clerk of judicial records, Naugle was elected to three terms, beginning in 1995, as clerk of courts, overseeing the civil and criminal divisions.