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Council meeting has ‘standing room only’ crowd

Thursday, February 4, 2016 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

Alburtis Borough Council President Ron DeIaco invited Jeffrey Ott of Ott Consulting, Inc. to give a PowerPoint presentation, “When it Rains it Drains” at the Jan. 27 Alburtis Borough Council meeting.

The stormwater requirements of the federal Clean Water Act are administered under the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer (MS4) Program.

The presentation was an overview of the borough’s water management program to keep the water pure and clean.

Alburtis fire company trains new volunteers

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

The Alburtis Volunteer Fire Co. No. 1 boasts two new volunteers.

Ryan Andreas and Kyle Lehman join Damian Nemeth and Matthew Molcham, all of whom are students at Emmaus High School, as new junior firefighters with the company.

Andreas lives in Alburtis with his parents and two brothers. The only other person in his family who was a firefighter is an uncle.

Andreas and Molcham volunteered together and for similar reasons.

“Basically it was something to do and keep me out of trouble. It will look good on a resume,” Andreas said.

Borough authorizes land lease agreement with Verizon Wireless

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

At the Jan. 4 Alburtis Borough Council meeting, Mayor Kathleen Palmer gave the oath of office to four newly elected officials: Ronald DeIaco and Stephen Kaufman and re-elected council members Margaret McCormack and Sherryann Oels.

Newly elected President Ron DeIaco opened the Jan. 13 council meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance.

Lena Derr

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in School

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I am a senior.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject is English. I have always enjoyed reading and expressing myself through writing.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: I have been on the honor roll at Emmaus every quarter I have been there.

Q: Are you involved in any extracurricular activities?

Vishnu Bhaskar

Thursday, October 22, 2015 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 computer science. I think it’s really fun to program and I’m good at it.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: I received the Academic Excellence Award for having a 4.0 GPA for all high school years.

Q: Are you involved in any extracurricular activities?

A: I am involved in soccer, American Computer Science League, Future Business Leaders of America and Pennsylvania Mathematics League.

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in School

Daria Gbor

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I just completed 12th grade at Emmaus High School.

Q: What was your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject was economics because it is a lot of math and I enjoy applying math to figure out the way our economy works.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: I was on the Principal's Honor Roll and in National Honor Society.

Q: Were you involved in any extracurricular activities?

A: I was vice president of the Student Government Association at Emmaus and a member of National Honor Society.

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in School

Elizabeth Mitchell

Q: What grade are you in?

A: I am a member of the Class of 2015 from Emmaus High School.

Q: What was your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject was government. I enjoy learning about the creation of the Constitution and the Founding Fathers. In addition, I am passionate about our civil liberties and like following the Supreme Court deliberations regarding these cases.

Q: Did you receive any special awards or recognition?

Alburtis Fire Department

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

Alburtis firefighter Matt Trexler receives Robert W. Mader award

A resident of Alburtis area all of his life, born into a family with well established service in the community, Fire Lt. Matt Trexler is the recipient of the Alburtis Volunteer Fire Department's Robert W. Mader Award and the Top Responder Award for 2014.

The Robert W. Mader award is given to the firefighter who has continually attended fire training classes, aspires to be the best firefighter they can be, assists other firefighters to the best of their ability, always looks to learn more and provides outstanding service to the community outside of the fire department.