The Lower Macungie Middle School student council is sponsoring their second annual coat drive through Nov. 12. They are collecting clean and gently used men's, women's and children's coats and jackets to be donated to students and members of the community. Donations may be dropped off at the school during school hours or can be sent with a student.
Wescosville Elementary School Home Access Center, the web based application allowing parents to view their student's information, will be closed through Nov. 8.
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Classmates of the 1942 Emmaus High School graduating class celebrate their 70th high school reunion at The Superior Restaurant, 105 Main Street, Emmaus, recently.
The Emmaus 80-pound Hornets completed their 2012 season with an undefeated 10-0 record and won their end of season tournament hosted by North Parkland. The Hornets defeated Saucon Valley in the semis, 37-18, to advance to the championship game.
The team put on an offensive display by scoring six touchdowns led by the blocking of Nick Davidson, Connor Brophy, Jake Fotta, Trevor Gitski and Chase Fotta. Three touchdowns were scored by Jared Groller, two by Tyson Karrat and one by Lance Farnschlader.
The 110-pound Lower Macungie Mustangs advanced to the league champsionship game by beating South Parkland 6-0 in a thrilling overtime battle last weekend.
After a defensive stalemate that led to overtime, the Mustangs' defense came up big again on four plays in South Parkland's opening overtime possession. Three plays later, Bailey O'Connor tossed the game-winning touchdown pass to Carlton Lovette which sealed the win. While the offense did not score in regulation, the Mustangs were able to move the ball with power running by Sone Ntoh and Timmy Higgins.
With the success of the recent Mars Rover Curiosity landing, Cedar Crest College is bringing a NASA to the Lehigh Valley to provide insight into space exploration.
Jennifer Stern, Ph.D., a scientist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center's Planetary Environments Laboratory, will present a lecture, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15, Alumnae Hall. The program is free and open to the public.
"Cloud Atlas" is the year's most astounding film.
"Cloud Atlas" is an epic in concept, screenplay, casting, directing, cinematography, editing, sound and production design. "Cloud Atlas" is akin to the Hollywood epics of Cecil B. DeMille.
"Cloud Atlas" recalls what big studios films do best and yet it's an indie film at heart, albeit one with a $100-million budget. "Cloud Atlas" shows us new ways of looking at the world, and new ways of thinking about the universe.
The Associated Mess improv comedy troupe will hold auditions, 6 p.m. Nov. 12, 13, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.
Callbacks will be held at 1 p.m. Nov. 18 at ArtsQuest Center.
Auditions are scheduled in 30-min. blocks. Auditions will be held with 4 - 6 actors at a time, some of whom will be troupe members. Improv games and scenarios will be played.
Actors do not need to prepare anything. Those interested in auditioning should bring a printed resume and headshot if available.
Performances by The Victor Wooten Band, Jimmy Herring Band and Conspirator highlight two nights of nonstop jamming as SteelJam returns Nov. 9 and 10 to Musikfest Cafe, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.
Q. What is the most overriding issue in this election and how do you propose to solve it?