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STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in School

John Dudley

Q: What grade are you in?

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

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: My favorite subject is economics because it reveals the inner workings of the economy in relation to government regulations. I find this interesting because it coincides with my finance class.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: I have been on the Principal's Honor Roll and Honor Roll since the beginning of high school. I am a member of National Honor Society and the Spanish Honor Society.

Shoemaker Elementary School

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in School

Students celebrate Music In Our School Month with an assembly

Music in Our School Month was held recently at Shoemaker Elementary in Macungie. A special assembly was held to provide the finale to a month of music.

Following The Pledge of Allegiance and an opening song, each class, directed by Lindsay Super, music teacher at Shoemaker, sang a song stressing something about music.

Kindergartners sang the song "Listen to the Beat" to demonstrate rhythm and how rhythm in music does affect the beating of your heart.

First graders performed "Give it a Rest" to demonstrate rest periods in music.

Alburtis Fire Department

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

Firefighter marks 30 years of service

Nan Perna, of Alburtis, recently celebrated 30 years of service with the Alburtis Fire Department.

Perna received a trophy and red blanket embroidered with "Nan Perna, Alburtis Fire Department, 30 Years Service."

The trophy is a bronze replica of a female firefighter holding a helmet in her right hand with her hair tied up in a ponytail, dressed in firefighting turnout gear complete with glowing fluorescent yellow stripes around the jacket and boots. When viewed from the front, the trophy strikingly resembles Perna dressed in her gear.

Wescosville Elementary School

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in School

Vendors, crafters and the Easter bunny help raise funds for Austism Speaks

With 49 vendors and more than 150 raffle prizes donated from business and local groups, organizers of the Wescosville Elementary School's Breakfast with the Easter Bunny and Wescosville Wishes craft and vendor fair and raffle recently are trying to raise more funds.

"Last year we raised over $3,000 and this year we are hoping for more for Autism Speaks. This is our biggest fundraiser of the year and we do a lot more," Taylor Angel, a special education teacher, said.

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

Collin Dunkle

Q What grade are you in?

AI am in 12th grade at Emmaus High School.

Q What is your favorite subject? Why?

A History. I have always enjoyed history most because it is an interesting subject and provides an insight into a different time and different groups of people.

Q Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A No.

Q Are you involved in any extracurricular activities?

A I play club volleyball as well as varsity for the EHS team. I play violin in the EHS orchestra and also play piano in my free time.

Alburtis Bid deadline extended for Third Street

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

Sharon Trexler, borough manager, advised borough council at the April 8 meeting, no bids were received for the handicapped portion of Third Street and, according to Ott Consulting, borough engineer, Lehigh County wants five bids. At the suggestion of Councilperson David Lehr, council members approved asking for an extension of time.

Alburtis Tavern debuts its own vodka

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

Terry Bender, owner of the Alburtis Tavern, announced March 26 the tavern now has its own house 80 proof, gluten-free vodka.

Distilled locally in Milford Township, the vodka will only be sold at the tavern.

The one-litre bottle features Alburtis Tavern's exclusive brand label with the smoking train engine logo. The vodka is never to be sold by the bottle. The liquor is available only by the glass at Alburtis Tavern.

Alburtis Borough Council

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

Officer receives award for outstanding service for delivering a baby boy

The Alburtis Borough Council meeting of March 25 was not a business as usual meeting and there were more people present.

Tony and Sarah Seims, of Alburtis, with four of their children, three Alburtis police officers, Macungie Mayor Gary Cordner, three Scout leaders and nine Boy Scouts from Troop 86 attended the meeting.

Police Chief Robert Palmer reported 1 a.m. March 12 Officer Cory Fluck answered a maternity call on Ridgeview Drive.

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

Robert Haag

Q: What grade are you in?

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

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: I would say my favorite subjects are chemistry and physics. For me, these two subjects are very fascinating and really lend light on how the world works, both through interactions and through reactions using smaller and smaller particles.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?