East Penn Press

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Teen volunteer

Thursday, June 27, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs



Hawk Mountain Sanctuary will hold a volunteer weekend for teenagers (14 through 18 years old) 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 29 and 30 at the sanctuary, 1700 Hawk Mountain Road, Kempton.

Trail maintenance, managing and clearing out some invasive species so native plants can properly flourish and preventing spotted lantern fly infestations. Registered teenagers may be able to log their volunteer service hours.

Property tax/rent rebate program application deadline extended to end of year

Thursday, June 27, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

The deadline for older adults and Pennsylvania residents with disabilities to apply for rebates on rent and property taxes paid in 2018 has been extended from June 30 to Dec. 31, the Department of Revenue announced June 10.

Each year the Department of Revenue evaluates the program as the statutory June 30 application deadline approaches to determine if funds are available to extend the deadline.

To date, funding has been available to allow all who qualify to benefit from the program.

As of June 1, the department had received 432,411 rebate applications.


Thursday, June 27, 2019 by The Press in

Student athletes recognized


Rachel Costantini, of Allentown, is among area students named to the Middle Atlantic Conference’s winter/spring academic honor roll. Costantini is a member of the women’s swimming team and is pursuing a bachelor of science and doctor of physical therapy in exercise science and physical therapy.


Thursday, June 27, 2019 by The Press in

Students earn degrees


Area students are among those who received degrees in recent ceremonies including: Brooke Griffiths, of Allentown, who earned a Master of Business Administration degree in Cmty Srvc Econ Ldr; Valerie Ramsaywack, of Alburtis, who earned an associate of science degree; Rachel Loar, of Macungie, who earned a bachelor of science and a master of science degree.