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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

COLLEGE CORNER

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by The Press in

Student named to dean’s list

UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER

Michael Gallagher, of Macungie, is among students named to the dean’s list for the spring 2018 semester.

EMORY & HENRY COLLEGE

Bryce Haines, of Macungie, received a degree in theatre in recent commencement exercises.

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

Samantha Gabrielle Fruhwirth, of Emmaus, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and graduated magna cum laude.

GEORGIA SOUTHERN

UNIVERSITY

Dan Tran, of Macungie, is among students named to the dean’s list for the spring 2018 semester.

HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY

Toll increase approved

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

pa turnpike

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has approved a six percent toll increase for 2019 both for E-ZPass and cash customers; the increase is set to start 12:01 a.m. Jan. 6, 2019.

The toll increase will apply to all PA Turnpike sections and extensions, including the westbound Delaware River Bridge cashless tolling point (#359) in Bucks County, where tolls have not changed since January 2016.

COLLEGE CORNER

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by The Press in

Students earn degrees

JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY

Area students are among those who received degrees in recent ceremonies including: Adam Lee Masenheimer, of Allentown, who earned a degree in management; Patrick Ryan Russell, of Macungie, who earned a degree in kinesiology and graduated cum laude, Mei Evert NiSheng Wimmer, of Macungie, who earned a degree in media arts and design.