East Penn Press

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Benjamin Whitby

Thursday, June 9, 2016 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in School

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I will be graduating from Emmaus High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject is architecture because the class includes a fun, hands-on learning environment through building projects and problem-solving with other students.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: I am in National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society and Tri-M Honor Society.

Q: Are you involved in any extracurricular activities?

Kennedy Spencer

Friday, June 3, 2016 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in School

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I am in the 12th grade at Emmaus High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject is music because it’s a true expression of who I am.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: Recently, I placed first at the South Bronx invitational and I’m going to Nationals in San Diego with the Emmaus High School Fitness Team. I received an award for excellence in public speaking. I also was voted player’s player and MVP for girls varsity tennis this year where I played second singles.

Annual community day welcomes visitors

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

Lower Macungie Township’s sixth annual community day event at the Lower Macungie Community Center, 3450 Brookside Road, recently was a well-attended event in spite of the threat of rain.

The event included vendors, informative exhibits and displays presented by Mack Truck and Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville. Equipment used by local first responders, including a fire truck and an ambulance, also was featured. Live entertainment was also provided.

Alburtis residents may now pay municipal bills by credit card

Thursday, May 19, 2016 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

President Ron DeIaco announced at the May 11 meeting the residents in Alburtis Borough should be aware of the discount for paying their taxes early ends at the end of May. Any resident who did not get their tax bills should contact the tax collector and Lehigh County immediately, Borough Manager Sharon Trexler, said.

Sophia Wertz

Thursday, May 12, 2016 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in School

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I am a senior at Emmaus High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: I love economics. Before this year, I didn’t know what economists studied; however, I love the way economics blends perfect logic with imperfect people and the choices they make. It’s the best social science.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

Darsh Patel

Thursday, May 5, 2016 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in School

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I am in the 12th grade at Emmaus High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject is chemistry. I took the honors and Advanced Placement levels of the class at Emmaus and enjoy the challenge of performing lab experiments. It is really interesting to see how different chemical processes can be implemented for greater efficiency in the world around us.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

Online bill pay option now available for borough services

Thursday, May 5, 2016 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

Alburtis Borough residents now have the option to pay their water, sewer and garbage fees by credit card, debit card or eChecks via the Internet.

At the April 27 meeting Council approved using Softline Data, Inc and paying the set-up fee for the company’s credit card service. There is a service fee of $3 per $100 paid by credit card users. If the bill is $75 the fee is $3. If the bill is $150, the fee is $6.

Residents do not have to use the service but the cost of using it is less than a late fee.

Cyrina Swanston

Thursday, April 28, 2016 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in School

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I am in the 12th grade at Emmaus High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject is child development, because seeing and learning how children grow and develop into young adults is fascinating. Knowing that I can choose to impact a child for the better in that small time period, and potentially change the way they see the world, gives me a very strong sense of being.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?