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COLLEGE CORNER

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Alvernia University

Benjamin Roda, of Allentown, was granted the Veronica Founder's Scholarship to study criminal justice at Alvernia University. Roda is a senior at Emmaus High School.

Rachel Sechrist, of Allentown, was granted the Veronica Founder's Scholarship to study criminal justice at Alvernia University. Sechrist is a senior at Salisbury High School.

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in Local News

.March 20

Sacred Heart Senior Living, 4851 Saucon Creek Road, Center Valley, will host a seminar on insurance changes from the Affordable Healthcare Act 6:30 p.m. A light dinner will be provided during the presentation.

Orders are due for the Lehigh Temple Association's Easter candy sale. Call 610-966-4735 to place an order. Orders can be picked up March 29 at Lehigh Lodge, 2120 Route 100, Macungie.

March 21

LEHIGH COUNTY

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Reverse 911 available

Lehigh County Emergency Services is providing "Reverse 911," a community notification system, which is intended to alert residents and businesses about emergencies that may impact their safety. Residents and businesses who already have landline telephone connections through such providers as Verizon, Frontier and Ironton, are automatically included in this free notification system. Those with other services and devices as mentioned below are encouraged to sign-up for notification.

SERVICE NEWS

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Air Force

Air Force Airman Devon J. Strawdinger, son of Scott Strawdinger, of Alburtis, and Judy Strawdinger, of Alburtis, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Strawdinger completed an intensive, eight-week program including training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. He is a 2012 graduate of Emmaus High School.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in Local News

FOX ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER, Bethlehem, is looking for a volunteer to run the front desk and be the friendly face our visitors see when entering. Contact June Kapalko at 610-653-0908 or vol.coord.gbfox@gmail.com.

LEHIGH VALLEY SCORE, Bethlehem, seeks experienced business professionals to offer in-person and online counseling and advice to start ups and in-business owners of small businesses and non-profit organizations. Contact Mitzi Colella at 610-266-3000 or mcolella@lvscore.org.

Article By: The Press

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Terroristic threats

The Emmaus Police Department announced March 12 an Emmaus High School ninth grade student has been charged with terroristic threats, a felony of the third degree, for a threat communicated to Emmaus High School Dec. 20, 2012. Charges will be referred to Lehigh County Juvenile Court. EHS received three such threats in the last three months. Police said the investigation is continuing on the other threats.

ASSE

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Local families needed for exchange students

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs is seeking local host families for boys and girls from a variety of countries around the world– France, Spain, Norway, Finland, Germany, China, Thailand and many others. These students are 15 to 18 years of age, and are coming to this area for the upcoming high school year or semester. The students are personable, academically selected, conversant in English, bright, curious and excited to learn about America by living as part of your family, attending high school and sharing their own culture and language with you.

Editor's View

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

Pope Francis, the embodiment of power and humility

As I finished the pages for this week's Parkland Press early Tuesday morning, I had one eye and ear cast in the direction of the television.

Pope Francis was being installed as the new Bishop of Rome; the spiritual leader of some 1.2 billion Roman Catholics worldwide and the head of state of the Vatican.

Such power and authority could easily turn the head of many a man.

Former Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina, however, does not appear to be one of those men.

EMMAUS POLICE

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Theft

An unknown actor stole three metal buckets from Yeakel Roofing, 29 Ridge Street, Emmaus, overnight March 5. The buckets are valued at approximately $450.

Incident response

The Emmaus Police Department responded to an incident at Emmaus High School 12:27 p.m. March 12. The incident was not related to the Dec. 21, 2012 bomb threat. No one was injured and students and faculty were not disrupted. The investigation is ongoing. School officials are in the process of pursuing disciplinary measures pursuant to East Penn School District policy.

Terroristic threats