U.S. Military Academy
EHS alumnus graduates from West Point
Cadet Philip Mathias Daichendt, son of Dr. and Mrs. Mark Daichendt of Macungie, graduated from the United States Military Academy May 25.
Daichendt graduated from Emmaus High School in 2008. While at West Point, he concentrated his studies in mechanical engineering. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army within the Army Aviation branch and will report to Fort Rucker, Ala, for his first assignment.
Local student graduates with academic honors
Maria Fox, of Emmaus, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication in ceremonies May 11. Fox graduated cum laude.
The Pa. Department of Transportation announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed July 4, in observance of Independence Day.
A complete listing of PennDOT driver and photo license center closings is available on the website under "News, Stats and Facts."
PennDOT reminds motorists they can log on to www.511pa.com or call 511 from any phone to check traffic conditions.
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U.S. Air Force
EHS alumnus graduates basic training
Air Force Airman 1st Class Jason A. Jr., son of Jason A. Hall Sr., of Wescosville, and grandson of Gary Hall of Charlestown, W.Va., graduated recently from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Hall completed an eight-week program that included training in military disciplines and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills.
PRESS PHOTO BY JIM MARSH
As a final gesture pointing toward the next school year, Harry S Truman Elementary School Principal Barbara Samide, on the last day of school, unveils the design of the T-shirt for the 2013-2014 academic year. Designed by student Melinda Koutch, the T-shirt theme celebrates the leadership qualities the school strives to develop in its students.
Earl D. Caine, 75, of Pennsburg, died June 24, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. He was the husband of Jeanne B. (Fenner) Caine. They would have celebrated 55 years of marriage Oct. 4. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late John and Ruth (Oliphant) Caine.
He worked as a manager in the Bethlehem Steel Printery for 29 years and at Marshall's Garden Center, Pennsburg, in the sales department for 13 years, retiring in 2007.
He attended Emmaus Moravian Church.
Emerson Ahn, Julia Ardito, Caitlyn Ashelman, Andrew Ashmar, Evan Bassett, Jacquelyn Bassett, Austin Boyd, Elizabeth Brusko, Nicholas Brusko, Kara Burkholder, Kaitlyn Carter, Megan Carter, Jake Caverly, Prescilla Chami, Alex Comfort, Cole Connolly, Bibiana Correa, Luke Csordas, Kathryn DeJohn, Christopher Fabrizio, Noah Fairhurst, Kayley Fry, Joseph Galante, Johnathon Geiger, Kelly Goldy-Brown, Cayley Grabowski, Cody Gross, Grace Harnett, Jessica Harnett, Briana Hart, Zachary Higgins, Evan Howard, Zachary Huck, Jessica Hurlburt, Emily Ingalls, Bridgette Jackson, Allison Johnston, Michael Kah
PRESS PHOTO BY C. RICHARD CHARTRAND
Director Stan Griffis takes the Salisbury Middle School band on the road to Western Salisbury Elementary School to showcase the band's talents.
Mary A. Reichl, 90, of Macungie, died June 29, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of the late Walter R. Reichl, who died Sept. 1, 2007. Born in Emmaus, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Jennie (Rader) Bittenbender.
She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Emmaus.
She worked as an assembler at Rodale Manufacturing Co./Square D until retiring. Previously she worked as a hairdresser.
Sharon Kurtz, Emmaus
Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Cake
2-1/8 cups Pennsylvania Preferred Daisy Organic All-Purpose Flour
2 tsps. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking powder
3/4 cup cocoa
2 cups granulated sugar
3/4 cup butter, melted
2 tsps. pure vanilla extract
1 cup Pennsylvania Preferred milk
1 cup boiling water
3 Pennsylvania Preferred extra large eggs